The Delhi Bulls suffered an enormous blow when Munaf Patel eliminated Rilee Rossouw and Sherfane Rutherford within the second over. Roman Walker made issues worse when he dismissed Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Mohammad Hafeez within the fifth over. Thereafter, Captain Bravo received issues transferring with the Bulls as he smashed three boundaries off Dasun Shanaka’s bowling within the sixth over. Curtis Campher saved The Chennai Braves’ hopes alive when he eliminated Bravo within the ninth over. However, Morgan and Romario Shepherd scored 14 runs within the final over and closed out the sport for the Delhi Bulls with two balls to spare.
Earlier, Bhanuka Rajapaksa performed a blistering innings of unbeaten 64 runs from 31 balls, laced with six fours and 4 sixes, and helped The Chennai Braves put up a excessive complete on the board. Rajapaksa took on Mohammad Hafeez, smashing him for 2 boundaries and a six within the fourth over. The opening batters Rajapaksa and Mark Deyal produced some incredible hits and recorded a partnership of 81 runs from 34 balls.
After dropping Deyal and Dasun Shanaka in fast succession, Ravi Bopara joined the get together as he smacked Fazalhaq Farooqi and Romario Shepherd for a boundary and a six within the ninth and tenth overs respectively. Bopara remained unbeaten on 19 runs from 11 balls as The Chennai Braves raised their rating to 124/2 of their 10 overs.
Brief scores: Delhi Bulls 128/5 in 10 overs (Dwayne Bravo 43, Eoin Morgan 26*, Munaf Patel 2-20) beat The Chennai Braves 124/2 in 9.4 overs (Bhanuka Rajapaksa 64*, Mark Deyal 29, Romario Shepherd 1-16) by 5 wickets.