Delhi’s thumping 37-win against Mumbai in their season opener coupled with Chennai’s crushing seven-wicket victory against Bangalore at the MA Chidambaram Stadium has raised the stakes of Match 5 of the Indian T20 League at Feroz Shah Kotla where Delhi host the defending champions on Tuesday. (ALSO READ: Opening weekend recap: Pant and Russell sizzle, Bangalore fizzle)

For Delhi, it was a rollicking start as they performed with both bat and ball at the Wankhede on Sunday. While the top order showed tremendous grit and determination with Shikhar Dhawan and Colin Ingram sticking it early on, Rishabh Pant showed what he’s capable of tonking seven sixes in his whirlwind 78* that came in just 27 deliveries.

MS Dhoni was right on the money as far as his decisions in the tournament opener was concerned playing the extra spinner in Harbhajan Singh, who turned out to be the game-changer in the low-scoring match. (WATCH: Rishabh Pant powers Delhi to hat-trick of wins over Mumbai)