IPL 6: David Miller now has the world's attention, says Adam Gilchrist

Miller struck a 24-ball 44 as Punjab beat Delhi by 7 runs. His skipper Gilchrist said the left-hander is a great asset to the IPL and South Africa.

updated: May 17, 2013 00:22 IST
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For the first time this season Dharamsala played host to an IPL match, as Kings XI Punjab beat Delhi Dardevils by 7 runs on Thursday. The result means that Kings XI keep their slim playoff hopes alive with one game to play.

David Miller played a starring role for Punjab with the bat, scoring a 24-ball 44 as Kings XI posted 171/4. "David Miller is an outstanding cricketer," said Punjab skipper Adam Gilchrist at the post-match presentation ceremony. "I am sure he is a household name in South Africa and now he has the world's attention as well."

Gilchrist also hasn't given up hope on Punjab securing a playoff berth. "We still have a slight chance if things go our way in the other games. But, it was great to get a victory at this beautiful venue," he added. "There is not better place to play cricket than Dharamsala."

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