Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Delhi Capitals by 1 run in the match played at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Tuesday in IPL 2021. With this, Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore has reached the top in the IPL points table. Delhi’s team needed 14 runs off 6 balls to win in the last over and Hetmyer and Pant were present at the crease but both these batsmen could only score 12 runs. Mohammad Siraj, who came from Bangalore to bowl the last over, bowled well and conceded only 12 runs. This is the second defeat of Delhi Capitals in this season. This is the fifth victory of the Bangalore team. He has 10 points.
After losing the toss, Bangalore started to bat first and started very poorly. He got 2 wickets fell within 30 runs. Virat Kohli 12, Padikkal 17 runs out. After this, Maxwell, who came to bat, made some good shots, but he also could not last long and was dismissed by 25 runs. After his dismissal, Rajat Patidar also returned to the pavilion after scoring 31 runs in an attempt to hit a big shot.
AB de Villiers played stormy innings
, Bangalore’s innings looked in trouble and De Villiers handled the stormy innings of 75 runs from 42 balls. During this innings, he hit 3 fours and five sixes. With the help of which Bangalore scored 171 runs at the loss of five wickets in the prescribed 20 overs. Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Amit Mishra and Akshar Patel, playing their first match this season for Delhi, took one wicket each.
Bangalore had given Delhi a target
of 172 runs, chasing the target of 172 runs from Bangalore, Delhi started poorly and the team lost their three wickets for 47 runs. These three wickets included opener Prithvi Shaw (21), Shikhar Dhawan (6) and Steve Smith (4). After this, the captain shared a 45-run partnership with Marcus Stoinis (22) for 34 balls for the fourth wicket. After Stoinis was dismissed, Pant held one end and shared an unbeaten 44-ball 78 with Hemtmayer. Delhi Capitals, who had won their last match in a super over, had to score 14 runs in the final over to win this match, but their batsmen could only score 12 runs and had to face a close defeat by one run. The Delhi team scored 170 runs at the loss of 4 wickets in the prescribed 20 overs. With this, Bangalore won by 1 run.
Captain Pant hit six fours off 48 balls. Apart from him, Hetmyer blew two fours and four sixes in 25 balls. Stoinis hit three fours off 17 balls. For Bangalore, Harshal Patel took two and Mohammad Siraj and Kyle Jameson 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 Symes, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Siraj
Delhi Capitals Playing XI – Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper / captain), Steve Smith, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Akshar Patel, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan