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AB de Villiers Wins It For RCB

Sidelights:

RCB’s superstar batting line up had not lived up to the expectations till now. Even in this match they were not doing well either until AB de Villiers took charge of the proceedings. Despite he had been outrageous ever since he took the guard; the RCB innings was again controlled by Steyn and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar. But then it was do and die situation for de Villiers and he just pounced on it and took 24 runs off Steyn’s last over and sealed the match for the RCB. On the other hand Steyn too applauded de Villiers’ outrageous efforts, such was the innings played by ABDV.

 

IPL 7 | Match 24 | RCB Vs SRH

Venue: M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

Toss: RCB and elected to field first

Playing XIs:

SRH: Aaron Finch, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, David Warner, Darren Sammy, Naman Ojha, Irfan Pathan, Karan Sharma, Dale Steyn, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma

RCB: Chris Gayle, Parthiv Patel, Virat Kohli, Rilee Rossouw, AB de Villiers, Yuvraj Singh, Mitchell Starc, Harshal Patel, Ashoke Dinda, Varun Aaron, Yuzvendra Chahal

Mini Score Card:

SRH 155/6 (20) Run rate: 7.75

David Warner 61 (49) | Mitchell Starc 2/21 (4)

Shikhar Dhawan 37 (36) | Varun Aaron 2/33 (4)

RCB 158/6 (19.5) Run rate: 7.96

AB de Villiers 89* (41) | Karan Sharma 3/17 (4)

Chris Gayle 27 (19) | Bhuvaneshwar Kumar 2/16 (4)

Result: RCB won by 4 wickets

Points: RCB 2 (Total 6) | SRH 0 (Total 4)

Man of the match: AB de Villiers (RCB)

Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena | Vineet Kukarni | Pashchim Pathak (3rd) | J Madangopal (Reserve)

Match Referee: Roshan Mahanama

How they played the game:

Powerplay: SRH 47 runs, 2 wickets | RCB 36 runs, 2 wickets

First 50 runs: SRH 40 balls | RCB 52 balls

50-100 runs: SRH 47 balls | RCB 39 balls

100-150 runs: SRH 29 balls | RCB 23 balls

Extras: RCB 10 (3 LB, 6 Wd, 1 NB) | SRH 5 (1 LB, 4 Wd)

Best Partnership

SRH 3rd wicket – 62 runs off 55 balls between Warner 31 (29) and Dhawan 27 (26)

RCB: 6th wicket – 57 runs off 28 balls between de Villiers 51* (20) and Starc 5 (8)

Fours and SIXES

SRH: 12 Fours (4 each by Dhawan and Warner and 1 each by Finch, Rahul, Ojha and Pathan) | 6 SIXES (3 by Warner and 1 each by Finch, Sammy and Ojha)

RCB: 11 Fours (6 by de Villiers, 3 by Gayle and 1 each by Rossouw and Starc) | 11 SIXES (8 by de Villiers, 2 by Gayle and 1 by Yuvraj Singh)

In the PIC: de Villiers sending a Dale Steyn delivery to the 3rd tier of the stadium

Picture Courtesy: ESPN – Cricinfo 

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