Live IPL 2021 Score, RCB vs DC: KS Bharat Half-Century Timely Boost To Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Chase, 3 Down vs Delhi Capitals
RCB vs DC IPL Score: KS Bharat in action vs Delhi Capitals.© BCCI/IPL
After being sent to bat first, Delhi Capitals (DC) put up 164 runs on the board for the loss of five wickets vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their final league game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 on Friday at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Prithvi Shaw (48) and Shikhar Dhawan (43) added 88 runs for the first wicket but later quick wickets from bowlers brought RCB back into the game. Mohammed Siraj was the most successful bowler for RCB with his two wickets. Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Daniel Christian got one wicket each. Patel took his 30th wicket of this season after dismissing Shikhar Dhawan and now he is just three wickets away to go past Dwayne Bravo's 32 wickets in an IPL season that the most by any bowler. Both the teams have already qualified for the playoffs and Delhi Capitals made their way into the top two. Delhi will remain on top of the points tally even if they lose this game and play the Qualifiers 1 on October 10. RCB will play the Eliminator on October 11 against the fourth qualifying team that will be decided after SunRisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians match. (LIVE SCORECARD)
IPL 2021 Live Score Updates Between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals, Straight From Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
RCB Need 19 Runs Off 12 Balls!FOUR on the final ball. 12 runs from 18th over. RCB need 19 runs off 12 balls to win this game.
SIX!SIX from KS Bharat!! Length ball from Rabada also the slower one and Bharat picked up nicely and got the maximum.
FOUR!Rabada to Maxwell, poor ball and batter guided to another boundary this time to square leg.
RCB 123/3, need 42 runs off 23 balls to win
Maxwell Key In RCB's Chase!Ripal to Maxwell, slower ball and FOUR. Maxwell smashed away to extra covers.
Fifty For KS Bharat!Maiden fifty for KS Bharat. He got his chance in the second-leg of the season at Number 3 and the youngster has performed for RCB under pressure.
FOUR!Cracking shot from Glenn Maxwell for another boundary. RCB getting close to the chase. 12 runs from 14th over.
RCB 108/3, need 57 runs in 30 balls to win
FOUR!Nortje to Maxwell, FOUR, to fine leg. Poor fielding from Prithvi Shaw.
SIX!Axar to Maxwell, reverse hit and FOUR. Back to back boundaries for Maxwell in this over. He is the key for RCB in this chase.
RCB 95/3, need 70 runs off 39 balls to win
SIX!That was a top class shot from KS Bharat against Axar Patel for a SIX. He played nicely till now and would be wanting to remain not out and finish the game for RCB.
Four Teams Confirmed For Playoffs!After a top class batting show from Mumbai Indians, bowlers failed to restrict SunRisers Hyderabad below 65 runs and as a result Kolkata Knight Riders have qualified for the playoffs. KKR will face RCB in Eliminators.Playoff Matches-
Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings- Qualifiers 1 on October 10
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders- Eliminator on October 11
ABD OUT!Axar Patel to de Villiers, OUT, caught by Shreyas Iyer. ABD was looking in a great touch today but he failed to convert a good start to a match-winning innings.
de Villiers c Shreyas Iyer b Axar 26(26) (4s-2 6s-1)
RCB 55/3, need 110 runs off 63 balls to win
ABD Back In Touch!Ripal Patel to de Villiers, smashed away for a boundary, straight down the ground. de Villiers has got the momentum and he needs to take his team off the mark today.
RCB 54/2 in 9 overs, need 111 runs to win
SIX!Ashwin to de Villiers, stepped out and SIX over long on. ABD is coming back in his zone.
FOUR!What a timing from AB de Villiers!! FOUR to deep mid wicket.
SIX!Axar to Bharat, stepped out and SIX!! over bowlers' head. This is what RCB need now.
Kohli OUT!OUT!! Anrich Nortje gave the second breakthrough to his team and this time RCB skipper has to depart. Bangalore are in trouble now.Kohli c Rabada b Nortje 4(8)
First WICKET!Padikkal has to depart on his first ball. First wicket falls for RCB in the first over of the match. Nortje provides the breakthrough.
Padikkal c Ashwin b Nortje 0(1)
First Runs!Nortje to Kohli, 2 runs, off the mark straight away on the first ball.
RCB Need 165 Runs To Win!
WICKET on the final ball. 6 runs from the final over. After 20 overs Delhi Capitals scored 164 runs for the loss of five wickets. Shimron Hetmyer has proved himself as a finisher yet again.
DC 164/5 in 20 overs
RCB need 165 runs to win
FOUR!Siraj to Ripal, FOUR, to mid wicket. At what score DC can finish?
SIX!Harshal to Hetmyer, SIX!! Brilliant hitting from Hetmyer! 150 up for Delhi Capitals.
OUT!Siraj to Shreyas Iyer, OUT!! caught by Christian. RCB got the wickets in the death overs this season and that trend is still on.
Shreyas Iyer c Christian b Siraj 18(18) (4s-1)
DC 143/4 in 17.4 overs
FOUR!Christian to Shreyas Iyer, FOUR, to mid-wicket. This is turning out as an expensive over for RCB.
SIX!SIX!! straight over the bowlers head. Hetmyer is continuing from where he left in the last game. 10 runs from first two balls in this over.
Harshal Three Wickets Away From Bravo's Record!Harshal Patel is just three wickets away to go past Dwayne Bravo's record of 32 wickets in an IPL season. Patel already has 30 wickets in his bag and he has a very good chance to achieve the mark of 33 wickets to become the most successful bowler in an IPL season.
OUT!OUT!! Dan Christian has got Rishabh Pant OUT. Easy catch by wicketkeeper KS Bharat. Christian has been the man with a golden arm for RCB in last few games.
Rishabh Pant c Srikar Bharat b Christian 10(8) (4s-1)
DC 108/3 in 12.4 overs
Shaw OUT!OUT!! Chahal has given the breakthrough as he dismissed the dangerman Prithvi Shaw.
Prithvi Shaw c George Garton b Chahal 48(31) (4s-4 6s-2)
DC 101/2 in 11.2 overs
SIX!Chahal to Prithvi Shaw, SIX over square of wicket. Shaw is on 48 now.
Harshal Patel Gives RCB First Breakthrough!
OUT!! Harshal Patel added one more wicket to his purple cap list. He has 30 wickets this season now. Shikhar Dhawan has to depart after a good start. First wicket falls for Delhi Capitals.
Dhawan c Christian b Harshal Patel 43(35) (4s-3 6s-2)
DC 88/1 in 10.1 overs
SIX!SIX over bowler's head, Shaw is going strong today and how easily he played this shot off to inform Chahal.
SIX!Harshal Patel to Dhawan, SIX, over backward square leg. Easy hitting from Dhawan.
FOUR!Length ball from Harshal Patel, FOUR!! Slapped over extra covers. Another brilliant shot from Prithvi Shaw.
Flying Start For DC!
Garton to Dhawan, FOUR, to fine leg. Another expensive over for RCB.
DC 55/0 in 6 overs
FOUR!George Garton to Prithvi Shaw, FOUR, to extra covers. Garton has been expensive in the powerplay overs but again Virat went for him for the sixth over.
FOUR!Another boundary in Maxwell's third over. Prithvi Shaw stepped out and played nicely to extra covers
SIX!Glenn Maxwell to Dhawan, SIX, over square leg. First SIX of the match. Maxwell is bowling his third over he has not been too expensive but here DC can go big against him in this over.
DC 20/0 In 2 Overs!10 runs from the second over as well. Two boundaries from that over and DC are off to a good start.
DC 20/0 in 2 overs
FOUR!Siraj to Shaw, FOUR, to square of wicket. Brilliant timing from Shaw!
Good Start From DC!10 runs from the first over. Good start by Delhi Capitals. Their openers haven't fired in the second half they must be wanting to score runs ahead of the playoffs.
DC 10/0 after 1st over
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October 8, 2021, 5:34 pm