Article by Apurva Shinde
This is the first time in three years that this has happened. In the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi had to accept defeat by just one run. Even though they came very close to victory, they could not win the match, which was a big disappointment for the Delhi team. On the other hand, Virat Kohli’s team is celebrating once again.
Bangalore beat Delhi Capitals by 1 run Delhi won the toss and elected to bowl first. Kohli scored 17 runs with 12 paddles, Patidar 31 runs and Maxwell 25 runs. AB de Villiers brought the storm to the field. He hit 75 off 42 balls, tossing one ball at a time. After losing their five wickets, Bangalore scored 171 runs while Delhi set a target of 172 runs.
Chasing the target, Rishabh Pant scored 58 runs. Shimron has scored 53 and Prithvi Shaw 21 runs. Shikhar Dhawan returned with 6 runs while Steve Smith’s bat could not go beyond 4 runs. Mohammad Siraj and Hershal Patel and AB de Villiers together took 4 wickets for Delhi. They have managed to reach the target of 170 runs in 20 overs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore tops the points table. Chennai Super Kings are second, Delhi is third and Mumbai is fourth.
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 27, 2021