IPL: Day 27 in pictures

Delhi Daredevils, inserted in to bat by Rising Pune Supergiants, suffered an early blow when Rishabh Pant was bowled in the third over of the innings. Photo: SPORTZPICS/BCCI
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Daredevils' batsmen kept getting starts, but no one stuck at the crease long enough to shepherd the innings. Karun Nair scored 32 off 23 balls. Photo: SPORTZPICS/BCCI
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JP Duminy, the makeshift captain, top scored with 34, and engaged in a 45-run stand with Sam Billings, the highest of the innings. Daredevils eventually finished with 162 for 7 in its 20 overs. Photo: SPORTZPICS/BCCI
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After a fruitful partnership between openers Usman Khawaja and Ajinkya Rahane in Supergiants' chase, Amit Mishra snaffled Khawaja's wicket in the ninth over. Photo: SPORTZPICS/BCCI
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Rahane constructed a fighting knock, playing the role of the anchor. Photo: SPORTZPICS/BCCI
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With the required run-rate rising steadily in the death overs, Supergiants needed some boundaries. Dhoni hit a six and a four in the critical 18th over, off which 20 runs were eventually collected. The required run-rate climbed down from 12.33 to 8.50 runs per over. Photo: SPORTZPICS/BCCI
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Sam Billings took a well-judged catch in the deep midwicket boundary to remove Dhoni in the 19th over. Photo: SPORTZPICS/BCCI
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Thisara Perera (right) hit 14 off five balls to enable a comfortable victory, the team's third this season. Photo: SPORTZPICS/BCCI
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