In the 22nd match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Delhi Capitals by one run. In this match played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Delhi Capitals won the toss and chose bowling. Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 171 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs. Chasing the target, Delhi Capitals were able to score 170 runs for 4 wickets in 20 overs.
Delhi skipper Rishabh Pant remained unbeaten on 58 runs off 48 balls with the help of 6 fours and Shimron Hetmyer scoring 53 runs off 25 balls with the help of 2 fours and 4 sixes. With this victory, Royal Challengers Bangalore topped the IPL 2021 points table Arrived. Delhi Capitals is at number three.
Earlier, AB de Villiers remained unbeaten on 75 runs off 42 balls for RCB. He hit 3 fours and 5 sixes during his innings. De Villiers scored 23 runs in the last over of Marcus Stoinis by smashing 3 sixes. Delhi Capitals made one change in their playing eleven and Royal Challengers Bangalore made two changes for this match.
This is the first time the two teams came face to face for the first time at the Narendra Modi Stadium. So far, 27 matches have been played between both sides in the IPL. Of these, Delhi Capitals have won 10 matches and Royal Challengers Bangalore have won 16 matches with one match not yielding results.