DC vs RCB: Rishabh Pant and Shimron Heitmeyer’s half-century innings also did not help Delhi win. In this match Bangalore won by 1 run.
DC vs RCB: In IPL 2021, Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Delhi Capitals by 1 run in a match played at Narendra Modi Stadium on Tuesday. With this, the Royal Challengers Bangalore led by Virat Kohli has reached the top in the IPL points table.
The Delhi team needed 14 runs off 6 balls to win the last over and Heitmeyer and Pant were present at the crease but these two thumping batsmen could only make 12 runs. Mohammad Siraj, who came to bowl the last over for Bangalore, bowled well and gave only 12 runs. This is the second defeat of Delhi Capitals this season. This is the fifth victory of the Bangalore team. He has 10 points.
After losing the toss and opting to bat first, Bangalore started badly. He lost 2 wickets for 30 runs. Virat Kohli was dismissed for 12, Padikkal for 17. After this, Maxwell, who came to bat, made some good shots but he too could not last long and was dismissed for 25 runs. After his dismissal, Rajat Patidar also returned to the pavilion with 31 runs in an attempt to make a big shot.
AB de Villiers played a stormy innings
De Villiers handled the difficult Bangalore innings and played a stormy innings of 75 off 42 balls. He hit 3 fours and five sixes during his innings. With the help of which Bangalore scored 171 runs for the loss of five wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Awesh Khan, Amit Mishra and Akshar Patel, playing their first match for Delhi this season, took one wicket each.
Bangalore had given Delhi a target of 172 runs
Chasing the target of 172 runs from Bangalore, Delhi got off to a bad start and the team lost three wickets for 47 runs. These three wickets included the wickets of openers Prithvi Shaw (21), Shikhar Dhawan (6) and Steve Smith (4). The captain then shared 45 off 34 balls for the fourth wicket with Marcus Stoinis (22).
After Stoinis’ dismissal, Pant held one end and shared an unbeaten 78 off 44 balls with Hemtmeyer. The Delhi Capitals, who had won their last match in the Super Over, had to score 14 runs in the last over to win this match, but their batsmen could only score 12 runs and they had to face a close defeat by one run. Delhi scored 170 for 4 in the allotted 20 overs. With this, Bangalore won by 1 run.
Captain Pant hit six fours off 48 balls. Apart from him, Heitmeyer hit two fours and four sixes off 25 balls. Stoyanis hit three fours off 17 balls. For Bangalore, Hershal Patel took two wickets and Mohammad Siraj and Kyle Jamison took one wicket each.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI-Virat Kohli (captain), Devdutt Padikkal, Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers (wicketkeeper), Washington Sundar, Daniel Sams, Kyle Jamieson, Hershal Patel, Yujvendra Chahal, Mohammad Siraj
Delhi Capitals Playing XI-Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper / captain), Steve Smith, Shimron Heitmeyer, Marcus Stoinis, Akshar Patel, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan