DC beat GT by 4 runs on Wednesday.© BCCI

Rishabh Pant dazzled with an unbeaten 88 as Delhi Capitals defeated Gujarat Titans by four runs in the Indian Premier League 2024 match at Arun Jaitley Stadium on Wednesday. Invited to bat, Pant (88 not out of 43 balls) and Axar Patel (66 off 43 balls) scored contrasting fifties to power Delhi Capitals to 224 for 4. In reply, Sai Sudarshan (65 off 29 ) and David Miller (55 off 23) scored fifties but couldn’t take GT over the line, finishing at 220 for 8 in their 20 overs.

Earlier, Axar and Pant stitched a 113-run partnership to steady the innings after medium pacer Sandeep Warrier (3/15) ran through the top three. Skipper Pant was in his element scoring as many as eight maximums and five fours. Tristan Stubbs blazed away to 26 off 7 balls.

The win helped DC jump two spots in the points table to reach the number 6 spot. Meanwhile, Gujarat Titans and Mumbai Indians slipped a place each to move to the 7th and 8th positions, respectively. Rest of the table remained unchanged.

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Virat Kohli continues to hold the Orange Cap by topping the scorers’ chart with 379 runs from 8 matches, while Jasprit Bumrah has the Purple Cap with 13 wickets from 8 games.

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