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IPL 2020, DC vs RCB Highlights: Delhi Capitals secure playoff berth, beat RCB by 6 wickets

IPL 2020, DC vs RCB Highlights: Half-centuries by Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane helped Delhi Capitals complete the 153-run chase with ease as they defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets on Monday.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: November 3, 2020 9:01:38 am
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IPL 2020, DC vs RCB: Half-centuries by Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane helped Delhi Capitals complete the 153-run chase with ease as they defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets on Monday. With this win Delhi climbed one spot on the points table and secured a played off berth. Meanwhile, RCB too progress to the next stage, courtesy to their net run-rate.

Delhi Capitals kept things tight right from the word go as they restricted RCB to a moderate 152/7 in 20 overs. In response, Delhi lost Prithvi Shaw early but superb knocks from Dhawan and Rahane made sure the Shreyas Iyer-led unit finish the contest on a solid note.

IPL 2020

Match 55, Sheikh Zayed Stadium, 02 Nov, 2020

DC 154 / 4 (19.0)

vs

RCB 152 / 7 (20.0)

BatsmenRB
Rishabh Pant8 7
Marcus Stoinis10 5
BowlersORWKT
Chris Morris2.0 19 0
Mohammed Siraj3.0 29 1

Delhi Capitals win by 6 wickets

Live Blog

IPL 2020, DC vs RCB Highlights: 

22:55 (IST)02 Nov 2020
Pant, Stoinis take Delhi Capitals home

Rishabh Pant and Marcus Stoinis take Delhi Capitals home as they complete the 153-run chase with one over to spare. With this win, Delhi Capitals climb one spot and also qualify for the play-off. Meanwhile, RCB too progress to the next stage, courtesy to their superior net run-rate.  

22:43 (IST)02 Nov 2020
Do we see a twist in the tale?

Do we see a twist in the tale as Rahane too walks back to the pavilion after playing a superb knock. The batsman tries to go unconventional against Washington Sundar but his attempt finds Shivam Dube at short third man. DC: 136/4 (17.2 overs) 

22:38 (IST)02 Nov 2020
Shahbaz Ahmed picks his second wicket

Shahbaz Ahmed picks his second wicket of the night, sends Shreyas Iyer back in the dugout on 7. The batsman went for a big hit but finds Mohammed Siraj on the long-on. Delhi lose their third wicket. DC: 130/3 (16.2 overs) 

22:33 (IST)02 Nov 2020
Delhi Capitals in comfort zone

First Dhawan and now Rahane, two half-centuries have put Delhi Capitals in the comfort zone. The team is batting on 128/2 after 16 overs and now require just 25 runs in 24 balls. 

22:29 (IST)02 Nov 2020
FIFTY!
22:21 (IST)02 Nov 2020
Shahbaz Ahmed gets the much-needed wicket!

Shahbaz Ahmed gets the much-needed wicket for RCB. The ball was pitched up and Dhawan tried to sweep it down the fine-leg region but his shot goes straight towards Shivam Dube, who makes no mistake. He departs after completing his half-century. DC: 109/2 (13 overs) 

22:17 (IST)02 Nov 2020
FIFTY!
22:04 (IST)02 Nov 2020
50-run partnership!

It's turning out to be a cakewalk for Delhi Capitals as they reach 73/1 after 9 overs. Meanwhile, the pair of Dhawan and Rahane also bring up the fifty-run partnership.

21:51 (IST)02 Nov 2020
Rahane joins the party!

Ajinkya Rahane joins the party, smashes two boundaries on Isuru Udana's first over as 11 runs come off it. After the end of the powerplays Delhi Capitals have put on 53 for the loss of one wicket. Do we see RCB making their way into the contest from here? 

21:47 (IST)02 Nov 2020
Dhawan make things hard for RCB

Despte Shaw's early departure, RCB have not been able to take control of the proceedings and the main reason behind it is Shikhar Dhawan's form. The opener is striking the ball well and is playing on 23 from 14 deliveries. DC: 42/1 (5 overs)

21:42 (IST)02 Nov 2020
Equation for both sides!
21:32 (IST)02 Nov 2020
Boundary and a wicket!

Prithvi Shaw gets in the act, smashes two cracking fours off Mohammed Siraj but the bowler responds back with a jaffa. Perfect seam position and the ball moves away from the batsman and takes the off stump. Shaw's poor run in the competitetion continues as the batsman departs for 9. DC: 19/1 (2 overs)  

21:26 (IST)02 Nov 2020
Dhawan gets thing going!

Shikhar Dhawan gets thing going as he smashes Chris Morris for two fours in the first over. A total of 11 runs come from it. If RCB want to make an impact in the game, they need the early wickets. 

21:05 (IST)02 Nov 2020
Brilliant final over by Anrich Nortje

Brilliant final over by Anrich Nortje as just six runs come off it along with a wicket and one runout. RCB manage 152/7 in the end, will this be enough? Stay tuned! 

21:02 (IST)02 Nov 2020
Runout!

AB de Villiers too is sent back in the dugout as he tries to steal a double after smashing it straight to long-on. A good throw and Rishabh Pant is quick to dismantle the stumps here. He departs after scoring 35 from 21 balls. RCB: 146/6 (19.2 overs)

20:59 (IST)02 Nov 2020
Shivam Dube fulfils his role

A short delivery by Rabada and Shivam Dube tries to clear the mid-wicket fence. He gets the connection right but the ball flies straight into the pockets of Ajinkya Rahane, who makes no mistake in the end. However, he fulfils his role as he walks out after scoring 17 from 11 balls. RCB: 145/5 (19 overs)  

20:54 (IST)02 Nov 2020
Shivam Dube takes charge!

Shivam Dube takes charge, after De Villiers starts the 18th over with a boundary. Dube then finishes it off with a six, a double and a four as 17 runs come from it. RCB: 134/4 (18 overs) 

20:51 (IST)02 Nov 2020
Delhi Capitals in control
20:48 (IST)02 Nov 2020
What a comeback!

What a comeback by Anrich Nortje as he knocks up the middle stump to send Devdutt Padikkal back in the dugout. The batsman departs after scoring 50 from 41 balls. 

Meanwhile, he continues the damage as Morris gets an edge which goes straight into the gloves of Rishabh Pant. He departs for a duck as RCB lose two in one over. RCB: 112/4 (16 overs)  

20:38 (IST)02 Nov 2020
FIFTY!

Devdutt Padikkal brings up his fourth half-century of the season as RCB reach 103/2 in 15 overs.

SQUADS

Delhi Capitals: Shreyas Iyer (c), Kagiso Rabada, Marcus Stoinis, Sandeep Lamichhane, Ishant Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan, Shimron Hetmyer, Alex Carey, Mohit Sharma, Prithvi Shaw, Lalit Yadav, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Tushar Deshpande, Rishabh Pant, Harshal Patel, Keemo Paul, Amit Mishra, Anrich Nortje, Daniel Sams.

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel (wk), Aaron Finch, Josh Philippe, Chris Morris, Moeen Ali, Mohammed Siraj, Shahbaz Ahmed, Devdutt Padikkal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Dale Steyn, Pawan Negi, Isuru Udana, Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Washington Sundar, Pavan Deshpande, Adam Zampa.