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Delhi defeat Hyderabad to enter their first ever IPL final in 13 years

After a month long IPL, finally we have our two finalists for 2020, yes Delhi will face the title-holders ...
Delhi defeat Hyderabad to enter their first ever IPL final in 13 years

After a month long IPL, finally we have our two finalists for 2020, yes Delhi will face the title-holders Mumbai in the tournament-decider on Tuesday. Shreyas Iyer's side defeated Sunrisers by 17 runs to reach their first ever IPL final. Delhi Capitals (DC), batting first against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Qualifier 2 of IPL 2020 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, posted 189/3. SRH need 190 to qualify for the final. 

After David Warner (2) fell early, Marcus Stoinis struck twice in the 5th over to expose the SRH middle order within the Powerplay. Kane Williamson (67) built up some resistance in the middle overs, getting to his 50 in the 14th over. For the Capitals it was Kagiso Rabada and Marcus Stoinis who played their A game in the all important clash. Stoinis scored some crucial runs with the bat before chipping in with 3 wickets. 

Rabada on the other hand, picked four wickets including the wicket of Warner to derail the Sunrisers chase. Earlier, Stoinis (37) and Shikhar Dhawan (78) blasted DC off to a roaring start, before Rashid Khan (1/26) got the first breakthrough for SRH in the 9th over. Dhawan got to his half-century in the 10th over and found an able partner in Shimron Hetmyer (42*), as DC launched a carnage in the later overs, before SRH dragged things back in the death.

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