Delhi Daredevils

  • IPL7: Kings XI Punjab thump Delhi to finish top in group stage May 25, 2014

    Chasing 116 to win, Manan Vohra (47) and David Miller (47*) helped Kings XI Punjab crush Delhi Daredevils by 7 wickets in match 55 of the Indian Premier League. It turned out to be contrasting campaigns for both the sides. On one hand, Daredevils lost 12 of their 14 matches, including...
  • As it happened: Punjab vs Delhi, IPL 7, Match 55 May 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) After being assured of a playoff berth, Kings XI Punjab will consider the inconsequential league game against the ousted Delhi Daredevils on Sunday as practice, but without losing their winning momentum. Table-toppers Punjab, who are assured of finishing No. 1 when...
  • IPL 7: Dusted Delhi hope to end with a win against Punjab May 25, 2014

    After being assured of a playoff berth, Kings XI Punjab will consider the inconsequential league game against the ousted Delhi Daredevils on Sunday as practice, but without losing their winning momentum. Table-toppers Punjab, who are assured of finishing No. 1 when the league stage ends on Sunday, would like to top...
  • IPL 2014: Mumbai Indians bowled really well, says JP Duminy May 23, 2014

    JP Duminy the leading run getter for the struggling Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014, praised the bowling of defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) after his side lost by 15 runs at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Friday. "From the batting point of view we had a very good...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai keep playoff hopes alive with 15-run win over Delhi May 24, 2014

    Defending champions Mumbai Indians are still on their feet in IPL 7 as a 15-run win over Delhi Daredevils has kept them in the race for the playoffs, which stays a three-way fight between Mumbai, Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Mumbai, who needed a win at all cost against Delhi, endured...
  • As it happened: Mumbai vs Delhi, IPL 7, Match 51 May 23, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Keeping themselves technically alive for the playoffs after a superb victory against table-toppers Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians will take on the struggling Delhi Daredevils in another must-win encounter on Friday. Mumbai, playing without their key bowlers Lasith Malinga and Harbhajan...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai Indians face sluggish Delhi Daredevils in do-or-die clash May 23, 2014

    Keeping themselves technically alive for the playoffs after a superb victory against table-toppers Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians will take on the struggling Delhi Daredevils in another must-win encounter on Friday. Mumbai, playing without their key bowlers Lasith Malinga and Harbhajan Singh, registered a magnificent seven-wicket victory against Punjab in...
  • IPL 7: Kevin Pietersen fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over rate May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils' captain Kevin Pietersen was slapped with a fine of Rs 12 lakh for maintaining slow over rate during his side's IPL game against Kings XI Punjab here. "Delhi Daredevils captain Kevin Pietersen has been fined after the team maintained a slow over rate during last evening's IPL...
  • Luck is not favouring Daredevils in IPL 7, says Imran Tahir May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir says it was not lack of effort that has spelt doom for Delhi Daredevils in this IPL edition but, simply, lady luck was not smiling on them. Delhi Daredevils suffered their seventh defeat in a row when they lost to Kings XI Punjab last...
  • IPL 7: Kevin Pietersen rues batting collapse towards end of innings May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils captain Kevin Pietersen on Monday attributed batting collapse towards the end of his side`s innings for their four-wicket loss in their IPL match against table toppers Kings XI Punjab here. "Incredibly tough to get over that one. Our strength has been our batting in the last five-six...
  • Dominating Punjab reach IPL-7 playoffs with 4-wicket win over Delhi May 20, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab chased down Delhi Daredevils' 164 with little trouble to win by four wickets on Monday and become the first team to qualify for the IPL-7 playoffs with their 9th win of the tournament, while Delhi suffered their 10th defeat and seventh in a row. After being put in...
  • As it happened: Delhi vs Punjab, IPL 7, Match 45 May 19, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Delhi Daredevils are down and out for the count in this edition of IPL 7, but they will redeem some of their lost pride if they manage to topple the Kings XI Punjab juggernaut on Monday. Two wins in 11 matches...
  • Delhi Daredevils owner Kiran K Grandhi stands by players May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils owner Kiran K Grandhi met the entire squad on Sunday ahead of their final home match at the Feroz Shah Kotla against the formidable Kings XI Punjab here on Monday. Grandhi, son of G M Rao, has been a regular feature at the team's matches quietly supporting...
  • IPL 7: Leaders Kings XI Punjab eye easy kill in hapless Delhi May 19, 2014

    Delhi Daredevils are down and out for the count in this edition of IPL 7, but they will redeem some of their lost pride if they manage to topple the Kings XI Punjab juggernaut on Monday. Two wins in 11 matches has left Delhi at an embarrassing last position on the...
  • IPL 7: I got it wrong at the toss, admits Kevin Pietersen May 16, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Delhi Daredevils captain Kevin Pietersen admitted that he was wrong in opting to field against Rajasthan Royals in yet another crushing defeat for the Delhi Daredevils. "I must put my hand up first as I got it wrong at the toss. The pitch got a lot slower. I admit that...
  • IPL 7: Clinical Rajasthan Royals thump Delhi Daredevils by 62 runs May 16, 2014

    Rajasthan Royals consolidated their chances of making it to the play-offs of the seventh edition of IPL on Thursday with a magnificent 62-run victory over a listless Delhi Daredevils, who are already out of the play-off contention. Chasing a mammoth target of 202, Delhi Daredevils kept on losing wickets at regular...
  • As it happened: Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils, IPL7, Match 41 May 15, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: An out-of-sorts Delhi Daredevils will be playing for pride when they take on Rajasthan Royals, who will look to consolidate their top-four spot in the points table on Thursday. Delhi are staring down the barrel after losing all five matches...
  • IPL 7: Beleaguered Delhi look to redeem pride against Rajasthan May 15, 2014

    An out-of-sorts Delhi Daredevils will be playing for pride when they take on Rajasthan Royals, who will look to consolidate their top-four spot in the points table on Thursday. Delhi are staring down the barrel after losing all five matches since the tournament returned to India and now they can only...
  • Yuvraj Singh is a superstar, says Kevin Pietersen May 14, 2014

    Bangalore: Star batsman Yuvraj Singh came in for praise for his magnificent 68 not out which set up Bangalore Royal Challengers' win over Delhi Daredevils in their IPL match here with rival team captain Kevin Pietersen describing him a superstar of the game. "I can tell you something for free. That...
  • IPL 7: Yuvraj Singh inspires RCB to much needed 16-run win over Delhi May 14, 2014

    Yuvraj Singh blasted an unbeaten 68 off just 29 balls in a stunning six-hitting exhibition to power Royal Challengers Bangalore to a 16-run victory over Delhi Daredevils, who could score only 170 for 7 in reply at the M Chinnaswamy stadium on Tuesday. Yuvraj, who had scored a brilliant 83 of...
  • As it happened: Bangalore vs Delhi, Match 38 May 14, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: After losing from a position of strength in their previous encounter, the inconsistent Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns with bottom-of-the-table Delhi Daredevils in Match No. 38 of the Indian Premier League. RCB have won only three of their nine...
  • IPL 7: Bangalore and Delhi in battle of survival May 13, 2014

    After losing from a position of strength in their previous encounter, the inconsistent Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns with bottom-of-the-table Delhi Daredevils in Match No. 38 of the Indian Premier League on Tuesday. RCB have won only three of their nine games, while DD have fared even worse, winning...
  • Lacklustre bowling, inconsistent batting hurting Delhi: Kirsten May 12, 2014

    After a string of poor performances by his team in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014, Delhi Daredevils coach Gary Kirsten said lacklustre bowling and inconsistent batting have been hurting them in the tournament. "Our bowling has not been up to the mark and batting has been inconsistent. We need to do...
  • We never approached Mushtaq Ahmed for coaching role: Delhi Daredevils CEO May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils CEO Hemant Dua on Monday clarified that former Pakistan leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed was "never approached" by the franchise for a re-appointment as spin consultant for the remainder of the ongoing Indian Premier League. "Let me put it officially. The Delhi Daredevils did not approach anyone for any...
  • Mushtaq Ahmed turns down Delhi Daredevils' offer May 11, 2014

    Karachi: Mushtaq Ahmed has turned down an offer to re-join the struggling Delhi Daredevils team for the remaining part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as he is all set to become the spin consultant of the national team. Mushtaq told PTI on Sunday that his agent had got an e-mail...
  • Death bowling turned the match in our favour: Sunrisers coach Tom Moody May 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody was all praise for his bowlers, saying the death bowling performance, in their eight-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Saturday, was the turning point in the match. Delhi's fourth consecutive loss means they are all but out contention for...
  • As it happened: Delhi vs Hyderabad, Match 32, IPL 7 May 10, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Chasing the revised target of 43 in 5 overs due to off and on rain in Delhi, Hyderabad got to the target with 4 balls to spare. Pre-match: After three consecutive defeats, a beleaguered Delhi Daredevils - languishing at the bottom...
  • IPL 7: De Kock or Pietersen may sit out to accommodate Tahir in DD XI May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In order to infuse some life into their lacklustre bowling unit, the Delhi Dardevils management are all set to include seasoned South African leggie Imran Tahir in their playing XI for Saturday's match. With Delhi's spin cupboard as bare as ever with Rahul Sharma being clobbered in the two...