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IPL 2023: Royal Challengers Bangalore defeat Delhi Capitals by 23 runs

New Delhi: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeated Delhi Capitals (DC) by 23 runs at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Saturday, April 15. DC were chasing the moderate target of 175 after their spinner restricted RCB at 174/6. DC batting Chasing the target, DC lost the wickets in quick succession. The team lost impact player and […]

Edited By : Prateek Gautam | Updated: Apr 17, 2023 12:17 IST
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New Delhi: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeated Delhi Capitals (DC) by 23 runs at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Saturday, April 15. DC were chasing the moderate target of 175 after their spinner restricted RCB at 174/6.

DC batting

Chasing the target, DC lost the wickets in quick succession. The team lost impact player and opener Prithvi Shaw for (0) and also Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh also returned to the pavilion for (0). Yash Dhull was trapped by Mohmmed Siraj for LBW (1). Captain David Warner tried to carry the team but failed as he was removed by Vijaykumar Vyshak for only 19 runs.

Fifty for Manish

Manish Pandey scored fifty and vice-captain Axar Patel smashed quick-fire  14-ball 21 as Delhi could only manage 151/9 in response.

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First innings recap

In first innings, DC’s spinners outperformed the RCB’s batter Kuldeep took two and bowled at an economy of less than six runs an over. In fact, he triggered RCB’s middle-order collapse by removing Glenn Maxwell and Dinesh Karthik in consecutive balls. Axar Patel also picked one wicket but was the most expensive among the three spinners deployed by Delhi. Lalit Yadav too bagged a wicket and conceded 29 runs in his four overs.

RCB batting

For RCB, Virat Kohli continued to perform as he smacked back-to-back fifties. He scored 50 runs off 32 balls. Kohli was dismissed by Lalit Yadav as Yash Dhull completed the catch. Apart from Kohli, Shahbaz Ahmed (20) and Anju Rawat (15) guided RCB to a respectable target.

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Playing XI

DC: David Warner(c), Mitchell Marsh, Yash Dhull, Manish Pandey, Axar Patel, Aman Hakim Khan, Lalit Yadav, Abishek Porel(w), Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Mustafizur Rahman.

RCB: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis(c), Mahipal Lomror, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Dinesh Karthik(w), Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Wayne Parnell, Mohammed Siraj, Vijaykumar Vyshak.

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First published on: Apr 15, 2023 08:09 PM IST

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