In the thrilling match between two finest teams of this year’s IPL campaign, RCB and DC, the extra ordinary game of cricket where Delhi Capitals short one run against Kohli and co. on the last bowl.
Earlier Royals Challengers Bangalore scored 171 runs for 5 wickets all credit goes to Ab de Villiers for scoring 75 runs off 42 balls with 3 fours and 5 sixes. De Villiers also became sixth player to score 5,000 IPL runs in today’s match.
RCB lost few wickets in the first half of their innings but Patidar and De Villiers built a strong partnership in middle and departed the score to 170+. Except Stoinis who bowled the last over in which he spared 23 runs, all the bowlers took 1 wicket each.
In the second over, Rishabh Pant and co. got off start while losing 3 early wickets. Rishabh Pant, Stoinis and Hetmyre though take the game in the deep but fell short few runs and attacking intent in the end. Rishabh Pant scored 58 runs but took 48 balls while Hetmyre scored 53 off 25with the strike rate of 212.
Mohammed Siraj in the last over choked both the strikers and defended 14 runs. Royal Challengers Bangalore has won their 5th match in six matches played and is on the top of the table again with the net run rate of 0.089.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: 171/5 (De Villiers 75, Patidar 31, A Khan 1-24)
Delhi Capitals: (Rishabh Pant 58, Hetmyre 52, H Patel 2-37)