Daredevils crash out of IPL

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The Delhi Daredevils crashed out of the 2013 Indian Premier League in the wake of a hefty six-wicket defeat to the Sunrisers Hyderabad in Saturday's clash at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal.

The Delhi Daredevils crashed out of the 2013 Indian Premier League in the wake of a hefty six-wicket defeat to the Sunrisers Hyderabad in Saturday's clash at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal.

Hyderabad made it five wins out of five in front of their own fans at the Uppal stadium as they knocked off the runs for the loss of four wickets in just 13.5 overs.

The victory returned the Sunrisers to the top three, leaving Delhi stuck second from bottom with eight defeats from their 11 games.

Delhi, who chose to bat first, lost Mahela Jayawardene with the score on just 13 and never managed a partnership of more than 19 throughout their forgettable innings.

Unmukt Chand's 17 was the highest score for Delhi while the Sunrisers' six-man bowling attack all contributed at least a wicket.

Darren Sammy had the best figures (two for 10), clean bowling Virender Sehwag to claim his first IPL wicket and then adding the scalp of Jeevan Mendis for 11.

In reply, Irfan Pathan and Shikhar Dhawan shared five boundaries to take the hosts to 33 without loss and although Delhi managed to return four batsmen to the hutch (Johan Botha taking two for 11) the result was never in doubt.

Sammy, who also helped run out Shahbaz Nadeem for a duck, completed a pleasant day's work by striking 18 not out to help Hyderabad over the line.

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