IPL 2019: Dhawan, Ishant dance like there’s no tomorrow after DC move to 2nd spot

first_imgIPL 2019: Dhawan, Ishant dance like there’s no tomorrow after DC move to 2nd spotShikhar Dhawan, his wife Ayesha and pacer Ishant Sharma led the Delhi Capitals celebration on Sunday after the team clinched their third straight win of IPL 2019 and moved to the second spot on the points table. DC beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 39 runs in Hyderabad.advertisement India Today Web Desk HyderabadApril 15, 2019UPDATED: April 15, 2019 10:06 IST Delhi Capitals made a stunning comeback to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday (@ishant.sharma29 Photo)HIGHLIGHTSDelhi Capitals won their third successive match on Sunday in Hyderabad vs SunrisersDelhi Capitals have climbed to the second spot on IPL 2019 points table with 10 points from 8 matchesShikhar Dhawan, his wife Ayesha and Ishant Sharma set the dance floor on fire after Delhi Capitals’ big winDelhi Capitals have certainly turned it around in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019. The perennial underachievers have shown signs of resurgence in the ongoing season with some collective performances so far.On Sunday, the Delhi Capitals laid down a marker by beating former champions and IPL powerhouses, Sunrisers Hyderabad at their own backyard.And the spirits are certainly high in the Delhi Capitals camp. Following their big win over Sunrisers Hyderabad, senior campaigners from the team led the celebrations at the team hotel as Shikhar Dhawan and Ishant Sharma set the dance floor on fire.In a video available on the Delhi Capitals’ social media, Dhawan and Ishant can be seen flaunting their dancing skills. The two senior cricketers, who returned to Delhi Capitals ahead of IPL 2019, can be seen shaking their legs to what is seemingly a high-energy Punjabi number.Shikhar Dhawan’s wife Ayesha also joins the two crickets as the Delhi Capitals partied well past the midnight after the win in Hyderabad.Delhi Capitals are now at the second spot of the eight-team IPL points table with five wins from 8 matches.On Sunday, Delhi Capitals were restricted to 155 in 20 overs with Colin Munro, captain Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant making valuable contributions. Sunrisers Hyderabad were cruising towards a win as usual suspects David Warner and Jonny Bairstow stitched another strong opening stand for the hosts.However, Delhi Capitals made a strong comeback, picking up Sunrisers’ last eight wickets for just 15 runs. Barring Warner and Bairstow, none of the other SRH batsmen managed to get a double-digit score on Sunday.advertisementKagiso Rabada, Chris Morris and Keemo Paul were the stars with the ball for Delhi Capitals as the pace bowling trio picked up all 10 wickets between it.Also Read | Ziva Dhoni wins hearts at Eden Gardens after Chennai Super Kings thrash KKR. WatchAlso Read | Kedar Jadhav feeds MS Dhoni from his plate after CSK win 7th matchAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Rameshlast_img read more

Cyprus gas drilling to proceed despite Turkeys threats

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cyprus’ president says more offshore drilling in search for gas deposits will carry on as planned despite Turkey’s “threats and unlawful actions” inside waters where the east Mediterranean island nation has exclusive economic rights.President Nicos Anastasiades said in an address on the occasion of Cyprus’ 59th independence anniversary on Tuesday that he remains committed to reaching a peace deal with breakaway Turkish Cypriots to reunify the ethnically divided country.Energy companies Total of France and Italy’s Eni last month teamed up to expand their gas search off Cyprus’ southern coast.Turkey doesn’t’ recognize Cyprus as a state and strongly opposes its gas search. It has dispatched vessels to drill for hydrocarbons inside Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone. Turkey says it’s protecting its own interests and those of Turkish Cypriots.The Associated Press