Fast bowlers Mohammad Shami (fast bowler) and Antiguan Alzarri Joseph (fast bowler) each had an early brace to help limit the Capitals to 162-8.
Rashid Khan, a brilliant Afghani legpinner, earlier claimed three wickets. Axar Patel scored 36 runs from just 22 balls in the final overs to give the away side a chance.
Khaleel Ahmad produced a peach in the powerplay-ball to displace Titans skipper Hardik Pandya. He squared him up and took the outside edge from Abishek Porel, the Titans keeper
Joseph tried Sarfaraz Khan, Porel and the horrible short-pitch stuff that was reminiscent of the heyday Caribbean quicks. He pinched hoth Delhi batsmen with the helmet.