IPL 2021 RCB vs DC Live: Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Delhi Capitals by 1 run in the 22nd match of the IPL 2021 season. Batting first after losing the toss in this match held at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru scored 171 runs after losing 5 wickets in 20 overs. In response, the Delhi team could only manage 170 runs after losing 4 wickets in 20 overs. This is Bengaluru’s first win in the last 5 matches against Delhi.
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Hetmyer placed second fifty in the IPL. He completed a half-century off 23 balls. Earlier, Harshal Patel gave Delhi 2 shocks. He got Marcus Stoinis and Prithvi Shaw to AB de Villiers. Stoinis was out for 22 off 17 balls. He formed a 45-run partnership with Pant.
Bengaluru Gave Life to Hetmyer
Jameson was bowling in the 16th over of Delhi’s innings. On the first ball of the over, Hetmyer played a full toss towards mid on. Devdutt Padikkal, standing on long on, ran and dived. But the ball fell down with his hand. At the time, Hetmyer was playing for 15 runs.
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Prithvi Shaw Completes 1000 Runs in IPL
Shaw was dismissed for 21 off 18 balls. He completed 1000 runs in IPL. He became the 77th player in the league to do so as he scored 8 runs. Shaw has scored 1013 runs in 44 matches so far. Apart from Harshal, Kyle Jameson and Mohammed Siraj also took 1–1 wickets. IPL 2021 RCB vs DC Live.
RCB’s innings started the innings with Devdutt Paddikkal and Virat Kohli. The first blow to the team was given by Avesh Khan by dismissing Virat Kohli. He scored 12 runs. At the same time, the second shock was in the form of Devdutt Padiikkal. He was dismissed by Ishat Sharma for 17 runs. The team suffered a third setback as Glenn Maxwell. Amit Mishra dismissed him for 25 runs. Rajat Patidar was dismissed by Akshar Patel for 31 runs. Washington Sundar was dismissed by Kagiso Rabada for 6 runs. AB de Villiers played an unbeaten innings of 75 runs. Daniel Samms remained unbeaten after scoring three runs.
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De Villiers Played a Stormy Innings for Bengaluru
De Villiers played a quick innings. He was not out scoring 75 runs off 42 balls. De Villiers made 40th FIFTY in IPL. In this case, he equaled Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. De Villiers became the sixth player to score 5 thousand runs in the league. Before them, Virat, Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit and David Warner have done so. De Villiers holds the record for completing 5,000 runs on the lowest ball (3288). He has scored 5053 runs in 175 matches so far.
Both Team Playing XI:
Delhi: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith, Rishabh Pant (captain), Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Ishant Sharma, Akshar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra and Avesh Khan.
Bengaluru: Virat Kohli (captain), Devdutt Padikkal, Rajat Patidar, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell, Washington Sundar, Daniel Symes, Kyle Jameson, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Siraj and Yuzvendra Chahal.