IPL 2021 | RCB survive Rishabh Pant-Shimron Hetmyer scare to clinch nail-biter in Ahmedabad
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) survived an onslaught from Delhi Capitals (DC) batsman Shimron Hetmyer (53 not out off 25 balls) as they won Tuesday’s Indian Premier League (IPL) match by one run.
It was RCB’s fifth win in six matches and place all of them right back on top of the points dining table after a giant reduction to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) within their past match had displaced them from the top place.
DC, that third after their particular 2nd loss in six games, had their backs to your wall surface at 92 for four in 12.4 overs. But Hetmyer turned it on and included 78 runs in 44 balls with skipper Rishabh Pant (58 not out off 48 balls) to use the team within striking distance of triumph.
Needing 46 from 18 balls, Hetmyer scored 20 regarding 21 works into the 17th over bowled by Kyle Jamieson (which bowled the 18th) to carry the equation down seriously to 25 off two overs. Harshal Patel conceded 11 and Mohammed Siraj conceded 12 to win the overall game for RCB.
Siraj began the past over well, bowling several yorkers to Pant. However, he conceded two boundaries on final two balls. That left DC still one run short.
Earlier in the day, India rate bowler Ishant Sharma took one for 26 inside the very first match associated with the period for DC nonetheless it ended up being AB de Villiers (75 not out) just who drove RCB to 171/5.
De Villiers’s unbeaten 75 emerged off 42 deliveries and made up three fours and five sixes as he took 23 runs (including one large) within the last few over of match bowled by Marcus Stoinis.
DC had done really to select two early wickets, the removal of both Devdutt Padikkal (17) and skipper Virat Kohli (12) inside powerplay.
While Padikkal had been bowled by Sharma, Kohli had been bowled by Avesh. Glenn Maxwell (25) dropped right after, making RCB at 60 for three.
But de Villiers shared a 54-run relationship with No. 3 Rajat Patidar (31 off 22 balls) and took the cost into the opposition in the end overs. RCB were appearing like they might struggle to work through 160 at 124/4 in 16 overs. Nevertheless last four overs produced 47 works.
Brief scores: Royal Challengers Bangalore 171/5 in 20 overs (AB de Villiers 75 not-out, R Patidar 31, G Maxwell 25; A Khan 1/24, I Sharma 1/26, A Mishra 1/27) vs Delhi Capitals 170/4 in 20 overs (roentgen Pant 58 not out, S Hetmyer 53 not-out; H Patel 2/37, K Jamieson 1/32, M Siraj 1/44
Published at Tue, 27 Apr 2021 18:00:18 +0000