Highveld Lions defeated Delhi Daredevils (DD) by 22 runs in the first semi-final match of the Champions League T20 at Kingsmead here on Thursday.
Chasing 140 for victory, Delhi scored 117 runs for the loss nine wickets in 20 overs.
Kevin Pietersen remained the top scorer for Delhi side with his 50 runs off 44 balls. He hit three boundaries and a six in the innings.
He did not get much support on the other end as Delhi batsmen failed in the crucial match.
Virender Sehwag (0), Ross Taylor (1), Irfan Pathan (1), Unmukt Chand (9), Naman Ojha (7) failed to contribute with the willows.