Indian Premier League, 2019

Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore - Match 46

Venue: Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

Date & Time: 28 April 2019

Royal Challengers Bangalore 171/7

RR: 8.55 | Delhi Capitals beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 16 runs

FULL SCORECARD

Batsman R B 4s 6s
Parthiv Patel c Axar Patel & b Kagiso Rabada c Axar Patel & b Kagiso Rabada 392071
Virat Kohli c Sherfane Rutherford & b Axar Patel c Sherfane Rutherford & b Axar Patel 231721
AB de Villiers c Axar Patel & b Sherfane Rutherford c Axar Patel & b Sherfane Rutherford 171901
Shivam Dubey c Shikhar Dhawan & b Amit Mishra c Shikhar Dhawan & b Amit Mishra 241602
Heinrich Klaasen c Rishabh Pant (W) & b Amit Mishra c Rishabh Pant (W) & b Amit Mishra 3300
Gurkeerat Singh Mann c Rishabh Pant (W) & b Ishant Sharma c Rishabh Pant (W) & b Ishant Sharma 271921
Marcus Stoinis not out not out 322412
Washington Sundar c Shreyas Iyer (C) & b Kagiso Rabada c Shreyas Iyer (C) & b Kagiso Rabada 1200
Umesh Yadav not out not out 0000
Navdeep Saini
Yuzvendra Chahal
Extras 5 (b 0, lb 3, w 2, nb 0)
Total 171 (7 Wkts, 20.0 Ov)
Fall of Wickets
63-1 (Parthiv Patel,5.5), 68-2 (Virat Kohli,7.2), 103-3 (AB de Villiers,11.3), 108-4 (Heinrich Klaasen,12.2), 111-5 (Shivam Dubey,13), 160-6 (Gurkeerat Singh Mann,18.4), 164-7 (Washington Sundar,19.2),
BowlingO M R WEcon
Ishant Sharma4 0 40 1 10.00
Axar Patel4 0 26 1 6.50
Sandeep Lamichhane3 0 36 0 12.00
Kagiso Rabada4 0 31 2 7.75
Amit Mishra4 0 29 2 7.25
Sherfane Rutherford1 0 6 1 6.00

Shikhar Dhawan is given the Man of the Match award for his fluent knock. That's all from this game but don't go too far away as the second match of the evening between Kolkata and Mumbai will begin shortly. See you there. Cheers!

Earlier in the evening, Delhi opted to bat and started strongly on the back of valuable partnership between Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer. Just like Bangalore, they also lost the plot in the middle phase but then Axar Patel and Sherfane Rutherford hammered a 46-run stand off just 19 balls to push the total past the 180-run mark. Their partnership in a way proved to be the differential factor. Amit Mishra, Axar Patel and Kagiso Rabada were right on the money with the ball and played a vital role in defending the total. Delhi's fielding was a bit sloppy initially but then they pulled up their socks and caught a few brilliant catches. All in all, a great win for them and they will be immensely pleased with the outcome.

Delhi are in the playoffs for the first time since 2012! An incredible win for them and they have pushed Bangalore on the brink of elimination. The touring team started their run chase in a brisk manner and were in a dominating position after the Powerplay. But Delhi bounced back after that to remove both the openers. AB de Villiers and Shivam Dubey got together for a partnership but once the former was dismissed, the home team pressed home the advantage. Gurkeerat and Stoinis tried their best but the required rate was too high and eventually, they failed to overhaul the target. For those who are eager to know, Bangalore are not yet out of the tournament and still have a mathematical chance of making it through, of course depending on other results.

19.6
1
K Rabada to M Stoinis, In the air... safe! The fielder seemed to have not gone for the catch there. A full toss on the stumps, Stoinis hits it towards long on. Tewatia, the sub, runs in but then takes a few steps back. Collects it on the bounce. Just a single. DELHI WIN BY 16 RUNS!
19.5
0
K Rabada to M Stoinis, A dot now! Bends his back on this one and bowls it short. Stoinis looks to muscle it over the bowler's head but misses.
19.4
6
K Rabada to M Stoinis, SIX! That has been nailed! Short and on the body, Stoinis picks it, waits for it and then sends it sailing into the mid-wicket stands.
19.3
0
K Rabada to M Stoinis, Slightly shorter and on middle, Stoinis looks to pull but it goes off the inner half towards the keeper.

Umesh Yadav is the new batsman in.

19.2
0
K Rabada to W Sundar, OUT! Sundar holes out! Rabada gets another. The slower one on the fuller side, WS looks to clear the long on fence. Gets more height than distance and Iyer there takes it.
19.1
1
K Rabada to M Stoinis, Short and on off, Stoinis pulls it all along the ground towards mid-wicket for a run.
19.1
0
K Rabada to M Stoinis, A false start! A slower one which comes out wrong and down the leg side. Stoinis looks to flick but misses.
18.6
1
I Sharma to M Stoinis, Another single! Which means 26 needed from the last over. Slower one outside off, Stoinis mistimes it towards cover for a single. Excellent comeback over by Ishant. Just the 4 runs and a wicket from it.
18.5
1
I Sharma to W Sundar, Short and on the body, Sundar looks to pull but it hits the higher part of the bat and rolls towards mid-wicket for a single.

Washington Sundar is the new batsman in.

18.4
0
I Sharma to Singh Mann, OUT! That has stuck in the webbing. Delhi have taken some excellent catches today and this is probably the best of them. Ishant bowls this one full and outside off, Mann looks to go big but only manages an outside edge. The ball flies to the right of Pant who dives and sticks one hand out. The ball manages to stay in. The dangerous looking Mann is gone.
18.3
1
I Sharma to M Stoinis, Just a single! Delhi have no problems with singles. Full and wide outside off, MS looks to go over the off side but only manages a bottom edge towards Pant. He fumbles and a run is taken.
18.2
0
I Sharma to M Stoinis, Dot! Gold dust at this stage! This is outside off, Stoinis swings but misses.
18.1
1
I Sharma to Singh Mann, Slower one and outside off, Mann looks to swing but it goes off the inner half towards deep mid-wicket for a run.
17.6
0
K Rabada to M Stoinis, Play and a miss! Only 6 runs off the over, a top one by Kagiso after 16 coming off the last over. A length ball outside off, Stoinis pushes at it and misses.
17.5
2
K Rabada to M Stoinis, Another terrific delivery. A near yorker around off, Marcus keeps it out through mid-wicket and scampers back for the second run.
17.4
1
K Rabada to Singh Mann, Back of a length ball on off, a sharp delivery, Mann tries to heave across the line but it hurries into him and he ends up playing it aerially towards long on. The fielder collects it on one bounce and the batsmen switch ends.
17.3
1
K Rabada to M Stoinis, A cracking delivery by Rabada. He spears it on middle and leg, Stoinis digs it out towards point for one.
17.2
1
K Rabada to Singh Mann, Slower bouncer on middle, Mann top edges his pull shot down to fine leg and completes a single.
17.1
1
K Rabada to M Stoinis, Starts with a length ball on off, Stoinis closes the face of his bat and works it behind square leg for a run.

Kagiso Rabada is back into the attack.

16.6
0
I Sharma to Singh Mann, 36 in 18 now as the last ball is a dot! Still an excellent over for visitors. This could probably be the momentum changing one. Mann once again looks to go over the leg side but this one is way outside off. He misses.
16.5
4
I Sharma to Singh Mann, FOUR! Make that 16 with one ball to go. Bangalore are right back in this. A fortunate boundary but they won't care. This is outside off, Mann looks to hit it over the leg side but the ball hits the top edge and flies over short third man. 36 needed in 19.
16.4
6
I Sharma to Singh Mann, SIX! FLAT! That has hit the ropes on the full. Poor ball though, it is on a length. Mann clears his front leg and then whips it through mid-wicket. It goes all the way. Mann now getting into his own. 12 from the over so far with two balls to go.
16.3
1
I Sharma to M Stoinis, Very full on off, difficult for the batsman to get under it. This is stroked down to long off for a single.
16.2
0
I Sharma to Singh Mann, On the leg side, Mann looks to flick but misses to get hit on the pads. The ball rolls towards the leg side. A leg bye is taken.
16.1
4
I Sharma to Singh Mann, FOUR! This is what Mann needs to do! Boundaries are the call of the hour and he finds one. Shuffles in and then flicks it through square leg. No one in the deep and a boundary results.

Strategic break! Bangalore were 82/2 during the last break and now they are reeling on 136/5. The chase has completely fallen flat on its face for the visiting team. All the top guns are back in the hut and Delhi certainly have the upper hand. The required rate has touched 13 now and Bangalore need something extraordinary from hereon to achieve the target and stay alive in the tournament.

15.6
1
S Lamichhane to Singh Mann, Mann is happy taking the singles. The googly and Mann goes back and works it through mid-wicket for a run. 10 from this over.
15.5
1
S Lamichhane to M Stoinis, The googly and on middle, Stoinis goes back and pulls it through square leg for another single.
15.4
1
S Lamichhane to Singh Mann, The googly and Mann does not pick it, he looks to cut but the ball turns in. At the very end, he guides it towards short third man for a run.
15.3
1
S Lamichhane to M Stoinis, This is flatter and on middle, Stoinis pushes it down to long on for a single.
15.2
6
S Lamichhane to M Stoinis, SIX! That is huge! As easy as you like. A little too full by Sandeep and he pays the price. Stoinis lofts it over the bowler's head and it goes a long way into the stands.
15.1
0
S Lamichhane to M Stoinis, The leg spinner on off, Stoinis pushes it back towards the bowler.

Sandeep Lamichhane is back into the attack.

14.6
1
A Mishra to M Stoinis, Flatter and on off, this is pushed down to long off for a run. 11 from the over but it is below the required rate.
14.5
2
A Mishra to M Stoinis, Now a couple! Runs starting to come now. Short and outside off, Stoinis goes back and cuts it through point for a couple.
14.4
4
A Mishra to M Stoinis, FOUR! Need a lot of these. A very good shot this. It is tossed up on off, Stoinis leans into it and strokes it over the bowler's head for a boundary.
14.3
1
A Mishra to Singh Mann, Another single as this is stroked through covers. Not sure why the two are not stepping on the accelerator. They need to get going.
14.2
0
A Mishra to Singh Mann, What was that? The googly outside off, this one turns back in sharply and also there is extra bounce. Mann looks to hit it through the off side but due to the inward spin, he is hit on the gloves.
14.1
2
A Mishra to Singh Mann, A better throw and it would have been close! Mann drives it square on the off side. They take one and go for the second. The fielder throws it a little wide to the keeper who looks to deflect it onto the stumps but misses.
14.1
0
A Mishra to Singh Mann, Down the leg side, Mann looks to flick but misses. It has been wided.
13.6
1
A Patel to Singh Mann, Another single! Delhi won't mind as Mann pushes it down to long on. 73 needed in 36 balls.
13.5
1
A Patel to M Stoinis, Eases it down to long on with the angle for a single.
13.4
1
A Patel to Singh Mann, Strokes it with the turn through covers for a run.
13.3
1
A Patel to M Stoinis, Floated on off, this is eased down to long off for a run.