In the 5th match if the VIVO IPL 2019, Delhi Capitals hosted the powerhouse of the tournament Chennai Super Kings just to lose by 6 wickets. Chennai has chased the total of 147 down with 2 balls left in the innings. Thanks to the early firework from Shane Watson who guided the CSK off to a flier with his 44 off 26 balls.
Chennai never looked uncomfortable throughout the chase as Raina and Jadhav shined with 30 and 27 respectively. Finally finisher, Dhoni played his part with a calm 32 runs. Amit Mishra took 2 wickets while Rabada and Ishanth shared one each.
Delhi posted a below-par score in the first innings after losing opener Shaw, Dhawan and Iyer steadied the ship. Iyer left failing to score big and Pant started his fireworks immediately. But, Dwayne Bravo brought the curtains down of both Pant and Colin Ingram to resist them to below 150.
Dhawan scored a half-century which took 47 balls and Bravo had 3 wickets in his column. Shane Watson was awarded for his blistering knock.