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IPL 2021: Srikar Bharat's Last-Ball Six Gives RCB Stunning Win Vs DC - Highlights

Royal Challengers Bangalore chased down Delhi Capitals' 164/5 in their final IPL 2021 league match. Catch highlights here.

Virat Kohli's (right) RCB completed a league double against Rishabh Pant's (left) DC. Photo: BCCI-IPL

Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Delhi Capitals by seven wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 match in Dubai, UAE on Friday after a last-ball six by Srikar Bharat. The youngster remained unbeaten on 78 off 52 balls while Glenn Maxwell made 51 off 33 as RCB chased down DC's target of 165 in a thrilling last-ball finish. Delhi Capitals scored 164 for five. Sent into bat, DC were off to a flying start with openers Shikar Dhawan (43) and Prithvi Shaw (48) putting on 88 runs in just 10.1 overs. Shimron Hetmyer got out off the last ball of the innings after scoring 29 off 22 balls. Catch highlights and cricket scores of RCB vs DC in Dubai.

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11:10 PM IST: Result

Avesh Khan on with the last over. Bangalore need 15. Glenn Maxwell hits the first ball for a four, past mid off. A double then a single. A dot, then a couple. And 6 off 1. Srikar Bharat on strike. A wide, making it five off 1. And six, over long on. What a finish. RCB win by seven wickets.


10:56 PM IST:  19 In 12

A stunning fourth-wicket stand (91 in 51) between Srikar Bharat (68 off 46) and Glenn Maxwell (43 off 27) helps RCB take control. They need 19 in 12. RCB - 146/3 (18)


10:38 PM IST: Five Overs Left

Anrich Nortje on with his third over. 12 runs from the over, including three fours. Bangalore need 57 runs in 30 balls. 47  runs in the last five overs. RCB - 108/3 (15)


10:17 PM IST: 10th Over

Axar Patel removes AB de Villiers for 26 off 26, caught by Shreyas Iyer. RCB - 61/3 (10).

Elsewhere, Kolkata Knight Riders confirm their playoff spot.


9:54 PM IST: Bharat-ABD Rebuild

Srikar Bharat and AB de Villiers rebuilding Bangalore innings. Already 21 in 17 for the third wicket. RCB - 27/2 (5)


9:41 PM IST: Kohli Gone

Second for Anrich Nortje. Virat Kohli (4 off 8), caught by Kagiso Rabada. DC - 6/2 (2.1)


9:36 PM IST: Golden Duck

Anrich Nortje strikes first over. Golden duck for Devdutt Padikkal, caught by Ravi Ashwin. Target for RCB - 165.


9:17 PM IST: Innings Break.

Six runs and wicket in the last over, bowled by Mohammed Siraj. 36 runs in the last five overs. Opener Prithvi Shaw top-scores with 48 off 31. DC - 164/5.


9:00 PM IST: Fourth Wicket

Mohammed Siraj on with his third over and he gets the wicket of Shreyas Iyer (18 off 18), caught by Dan Christian at deep. 35 runs and one wicket in the last five overs. DC - 143/4 (17.4)


8:46 PM IST: Pant Gone

Delhi lost Rishabh Pant (10 off 8) in the 13th over, with Christian striking in his first over. After that, Shimron Hetmyer (13 off 10) and Shreyas Iyer (9 off 7) have started rebuilding the innings. DC - 128/3 (15)


8:27 PM IST: Second Wicket

Prithvi Shaw (48 off 31) also gone, caught by George Garton off Yuzvendra Chahal. Shreyas Iyer is the new man. DC - 101/2 (11.2)


8:19 PM IST: First Wicket

And Harshal Patel strikes. 31st wicket for the uncapped pacer this season. Shikhar Dhawan (43 off 35), caught by Dan Christian. Rishabh Pant is the new man. DC - 88/1 (10.1)


8:16 PM IST: 10 Overs

Prithvi Shaw (40 off 27) and Shikhar Dhawan (43 off 34) near their respective fifties. DC - 88/0 (10).


7:53 PM IST: Good Start For Delhi

Not as fiery as Mumbai openers, but Delhi openers Prithvi Shaw (20 off 15) and Shikhar Dhawan (22 off 15) are cruising. DC - 45/0 (5).


7:32 PM IST: Match Starts

Glenn Maxwell with the first over. Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw opened for Delhi.


7:08 PM IST: Here are the playing XIs

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat (wk), Daniel Christian, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, George Garton, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Ripal Patel, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Anrich Nortje.


7:02 PM IST: Toss

Virat Kohli wins the toss and RCB will bowl first against Rishabh Pant's DC.


6:53 PM IST: Pitch Report

"It's a little dry, and there's hardness. It's an even contest between bat and ball here," Matthew Hayden tells Anjum Chopra during their pitch report for the official broadcasters.


6:38 PM IST: First Leg Recap

In the first leg meeting, RCB pulled off a thrilling one-run won against DC despite Rishabh Pant hitting Mohammed Siraj for fours off the last two balls in Narendra Modi Stadium in April. AB de Villiers' unbeaten 75 of 42 powered RCB to 171/5. Pant and Shimron Hetmyer were unbeaten on 58 off 48 and 53 off 25 respectively.


6:30 PM IST: Squads for tonight's match

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat (wk), Daniel Christian, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, George Garton, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Dushmantha Chameera, Sachin Baby, Kyle Jamieson, Tim David, Wanindu Hasaranga, Navdeep Saini, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Suyash Prabhudessai, Akash Deep, Pavan Deshpande.

Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Ripal Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Anrich Nortje, Ishant Sharma, Steven Smith, Umesh Yadav, Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Sam Billings, Marcus Stoinis, Tom Curran, Ben Dwarshuis, Lalit Yadav, Kulwant Khejroliya, Vishnu Vinod, Praveen Dubey, Lukman Meriwala.

 

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