The high flying Deccan Chargers were bought down to the ground by a determined Delhi Daredevils. Batting first, DC put up 148 on the board which was never going to be enough for the strong batting line up of the Daredevils. A late flurry of boundaries by Dwayne Smith who hit 48 off just 28 balls with five fours and two sixes took them to a respectable total when they were at one point, tottering at 54/3 at the end of the 10th over.
Despite a few hiccups, Tilakaratne Dilshan made a sedate 52 as he guided his team for a victory over DC. With this, both Delhi Daredevils and Deccan Chargers stay join leaders on the top of the table with DC slightly ahead with a better run rate.
The Chargers next take on the Rajasthan Royals on Saturday at 1600 hrs IST as they try to maintain their hold on the top of the league table.
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