Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024

RCB vs DC: RCB hunts Delhi at home, playoff hopes intact


Batting first, RCB scored 187 runs for 9 wickets. Delhi Capitals lost top 4 wickets in 4 overs RCB won its 5th consecutive match

New Delhi. Royal Challengers Bangalore kept their playoff hopes alive in IPL 2024 by defeating Delhi Capitals by 47 runs. In the match played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, RCB successfully defended its score of 187 runs. This is RCB’s sixth win in 13 matches. With this victory, RCB’s chances of reaching the playoffs have increased to about 35 percent. This is Delhi’s seventh defeat in thirteen matches. Delhi Capitals has 12 points. RCB has to play one more match in the league stage. She can reach 14 points by winning her last match. This is RCB’s fifth consecutive win. With this win, RCB has reached fifth place. With RCB’s victory, its chances of reaching the playoffs have increased to about 35 percent.

While chasing the target of 188 runs from RCB, the team of Delhi Capitals (RCB vs DC) collapsed for 140 runs in 19.1 overs. David Warner and Jake Fraser McGurk started the innings for Delhi. Warner was out after scoring one run, while McGurk was run out on a personal score of 21 runs. Delhi had lost its 4 wickets on the total score of 30. Abhishek Porel was out after scoring 2 runs while Kumar Kushagra was out after scoring 2 runs. Shai Hope was out after scoring 29 runs while Tristan Stubbs was run out after scoring 3 runs. Acting captain Akshar Patel definitely scored a half-century but he left his team in the lurch. Akshar played an innings of 57 runs in 39 balls.

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Patidar’s fifty, RCB scored 187 runs for 9 wickets
Earlier, with Rajat Patidar’s half-century, RCB scored 187 runs for 9 wickets. Apart from playing an inning of 52 runs in 32 balls with three sixes and three fours, Patidar also made a partnership of 88 runs for the third wicket with Will Jacques (41 runs in 29 balls, three fours, two sixes). Cameron Green finally scored unbeaten 32 runs in 24 balls. For Delhi, Rasikh Salam (23/2) and Khalil Ahmed (31/1) took two wickets each. Ishant Sharma, Mukesh Sharma and Kuldeep Yadav took one wicket each.

RCB lost the wickets of Virat and Du Plessis on the score of 36.
Delhi’s acting captain Akshar Patel won the toss and decided to bowl first. RCB lost the wickets of both the openers captain Faf du Plessis (06) and Virat Kohli (27) till the score of 36 runs in the fourth over. Du Plessis was caught by Jake Fraser-McGurk off the ball of Mukesh Kumar in the third over. Kohli hit two sixes on Ishant Sharma but the fast bowler was caught by wicketkeeper Abhishek Porel. As soon as Patidar came, he hit three fours on Mukesh while Akshar was welcomed with a six.

RCB scored 61 runs for 2 wickets in powerplay
RCB scored 61 runs for two wickets in the power play. Patidar also hit a six on Kuldeep Yadav while Will Jacques also took the left-arm spinner’s ball to the audience. Jacques hit another six on Kuldeep but Akshar missed his catch on the next ball. In the same over, Patidar was also lucky on the score of 42 runs when Shai Hope was caught at long on. RCB’s century of runs was completed in the 10th over.

Patidar completed half-century in 29 balls
Patidar completed his half-century in 29 balls with one run off Khalil’s ball but in the next over, he was caught by Akshar off Rasikh Salam’s ball. After this, Jax also got caught by Akshar on Kuldeep’s ball. Cameron Green hit two consecutive sixes on Kuldeep while Mahipal Lomror (13) also hit a six on this spinner, but despite this, the RCB team could only score 77 runs for seven wickets in the last 10 overs.

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