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Daredevils win by five wickets, book playoff berth

india Updated: May 15, 2012 23:51 IST
Kings XI Punjab

Delhi Daredevils qualified for the playoffs with a scrappy five-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPl) at the Ferozeshah Kotla in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Mahela Jayawardene (56 not out) and Irfan Pathan (19 not out) bailed the Daredevils out from a precarious position and helped them chase down Kings XI's score of 136 for eight with an over to spare.

Brief Score:

Kings XI Punjab: 136 for 8 in 20 overs. (David Hussey 40 not out; Umesh Yadav 3/21).

Delhi Daredevils: 140 for five in 19 overs. (Mahela Jayawardene 56; P Awana 3/22).