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Durban: Whether or not the Highveld Lions booked their place in the final at the toss should make for an interesting debate, as Delhi Daredevils’ skipper Mahela Jayawardene’s decision to sacrifice his place for David Warner backfired. The Sri Lankan could only watch from the bench as the local club destroyed the last surviving bastion of Indian interest in the 2012 Champions League T20, to win the first semi-final at Kingsmead.
But if Delhi fell flat on their belly, it was only because they played badly. Both Virender Sehwag and David Warner looked up as they played in the air, not a good sign, for when gravity brought the ball down, it was firmly cupped in a pair of South African hands. Their wickets brought Kevin Pietersen and Unmukt Chand to the crease. While KP batted like he owned the ground, his partner was forced to arrest his run flow, with the big bat swing managing only nine singles. With a twitter target to get, the Delhi Daredevils soon showed Read More »from Lions destroy Delhi’s pride to enter final