The 22nd match of the IPL 2021 between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals took place yesterday. Let’s have a look at the article to know about the exciting moments of the game.
IPL 2021 Match 22 (Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals)
Royal Challengers Bangalore have clinched their fifth win of the season by defeating Delhi Capitals by one run in a close match in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.
After losing the toss and batting first, RCB lost 3 wickets to score 60 runs. After that AB de Villiers came to the wicket and took the helm of the team. He failed in the last match against Chennai Super Kings, the team also lost in that match. He did not have to bat in the match before that one. He played two stormy innings in his first 3 matches. After a match break, the South African was found in an explosive role again. With his 3 fours and 5 sixes, RCB was able to score 171 runs and he played an inning of 75 runs from 42 balls.
Coming down to chase the target, Delhi lost 3 wickets to score 47 runs. Then Rishabh Pant made a 45-run partnership with Marcus Stoinis. The match was tilted towards Bangalore when Stoinis was dismissed scoring 22 runs. Because they were under pressure because of the slow scoring rate. Caribbean batsman Shimron Hetmyer reinforced the whole situation. The left-arm batsman reached his 50 off 23 balls and was unbeaten on 53 playing 25 balls in the end.
14 runs were needed in the last over to win the match. 6 runs were needed in the last ball. Pant hit a boundary in the last delivery bowled by Mohammad Siraj. And with that, Delhi’s innings stopped at 170 runs, just 1 run away from victory. They had to leave the field with a defeat. Rishabh Pant played an unbeaten inning of 58 facing 48 balls.
Royal Challengers Bangalore has moved up to the top of the points table after winning this match and after losing, Delhi Capitals are in third place in the points table.
Royal Challengers Bangalore – 171/5 (20.0)
Delhi Capitals – 170/4 (20.0)
Result – Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 1 run
Player of the Match – AB de Villiers
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