Riding on skipper Gautam Gambhir's 72 Delhi beat Kings XI Punjab by five wickets in their first match against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali. Mithun Manhas too contributed with 31 runs to the team's cause.
Virender Sehwag becomes the first one to depart off S Sreesanth as Delhi Daredevils chase the target of 143 set by Kings XI Punjab.
Kings XI Punjab scored 142 runs for the loss of nine wickets as all the Delhi Daredevils bowlers picked up wickets.
Kings XI Punjab's Ravi Bopara departed on 56 after putting up a good fightback against Delhi Daredevils who picked up six wickets.
F Maharoof' strike twice to remove Kings XI Punjab's skipper K Sangakkara and star batsman Yuvraj Singh, while Pradeep Sangwan dismissed M Jayawardene.
Maharoof' also removed Kings XI Punjab's skipper K Sangakkara (17) when the later gave a dolly to Pradeep Sangwan.
Delhi Daredevils have opted to field first upon winning the toss against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali on Saturday.
Kings XI Punjab team
K Sangakkara, M Bisla, R Bopara, M Jayawardene, Yuvraj Singh, I Pathan, M Kaif, P Chawla, R Powar, Y Abdulla, S Sreesanth
Delhi Daredevils team
G Gambhir, V Sehwag, T Dilshan, AB de Villiers, D Karthik, M Manhas, M Maharoof, A Mishra, P Sangwan, VY Mahesh, D Nannes