IPL in Pictures: Rishabh wins it for DD

Delhi Daredevils’ Rishab Pant scored a match-winning 97 against Gujarat Lions. Chasing a stiff target of 208, his brilliant batting display helped the team win and keep its chances alive for a play-off spot. Photo: AP
Rishab Pant, left, raises his bat to celebrate scoring a half-century as Sanju Samson looks on. Pant and Samson shared a 143-run for the second wicket to script a memorable win for Delhi Daredevils. Photo: AP
Delhi Daredevils’ Corey Anderson, right, and Shreyas Iyer, center, celebrate after winning the match against Gujarat Lions in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: AP
Earlier in the day, Gujarat Lions’ Suresh Raina calmed the nerves of his team with a gritty 77 and set what then seemed like a tough 200-plus target. Photo: AP
Dinesh Karthik, who has been one of the most consistent batsmen of this IPL, lent solid support to his skipper Raina while batting. Photo: Sandeep Saxena