DareDevils strengthen semi final hopes after win

Deepankar Kaur | cricket20

The Delhi DareDevils strengthened their hopes of securing a place in the t20 Champions League semi-finals after they secured a three wicket victory against the Perth Scorchers at Newlands in Cape Town.

The victory means the DareDevils go into their final group match against the Nashua Titans knowing a victory will almost certainly set up a semi-final clash against the bizhub Highveld Lions on Friday evening.

Faced with a victory target of 121-5, the DareDevils completed the run chase with three balls to spare thanks in part to a Virender Sehwag (52) who smashed a half century at the top of the order.

In the nights other match the Kolkata Knight Riders crushed the Titans by 99 runs to leave the South African’s needing to beat the DareDevils on Tuesday night to advance to the semi-finals .

If they lose, the Titans can be leapfrogged by the Auckland Aces who can sneak into the semi-finals if they beat the winless Perth Scorchers on Tuesday afternoon.

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