On Monday, the understudy beat the mentor, as Pant finished as the winning captain, handing Dhoni and CSK a loss that pushed them down to number 2 on the points table. Delhi Capitals are still looking to win their first IPL title.
Delhi Capitals will believe they got out of jail against Chennai Super Kings in Dubai on Monday night. If it wasn’t for Shimron Hetmyer’s temperament coupled with his audacious ability to hit big and a drop by substitute Krishnappa Gowtham, they had made a hash of the 137-run chase.
Here’s a quick look at who said what after the DC win on Monday: