Bangalore vs Delhi: In their last league match in IPL 2021 yesterday, Royal Challengers Bangalore registered a thrilling win over Delhi Capitals. Bangalore needed 5 runs off the last ball to win. Srikar Bharat hit a six off Avesh Khan to give the team a seven-wicket victory. For the fourth wicket in the match, Bharat and Maxwell made an unbeaten partnership of 111 runs for the fourth wicket to give Bangalore victory in this match. Captain Virat Kohli described this run chase as very spectacular and praised the batting style of Bharat and Maxwell.
After the match, Kohli said, “It was an incredible match. We had nothing to lose here, yet it was also full of excitement like every IPL match. This year we have won both the matches against Delhi After early wickets, first de Villiers and later Bharat and Maxwell batted unbelievably. The way we came back after a bad start and won the match, one thing is clear that we can do anything in any situation. I can turn the match in my favor.”
Fielding will have to be improved before the playoffs
On the decision to field Bharat at number three, Kohli said, “We wanted to give some time to Christian, he can bat well in the middle order. We took that chance in the earlier matches but didn’t get much success. Knew that Bharat could fit in at number three in any match and today he did the same.” At the same time, Kohli said, “I think we have to improve our fielding before the playoffs. Sometimes even a small mistake in close matches can prove to be decisive.”
RCB will face Kolkata on October 11 in Sharjah
The RCB team will take on Kolkata in the first eliminator in Sharjah on 11 October. Regarding the playoff, Kohli said, “We have always done well in Sharjah. We have a good rapport with the conditions here. The team has a lot of experience to win this match, we have to use it properly. “
RCB beat Delhi by wicket
Delhi had given a target of 165 runs to Bangalore to win. Which the Bangalore team achieved by losing 3 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Bangalore needed 5 runs off the last ball to win. In such a situation, Bharat gave the team a seven-wicket victory by hitting a six off the last ball of Avesh. Srikar Bharat scored an unbeaten 78 off 52 balls and Glenn Maxwell scored an unbeaten 51 off 33 balls.