Dubai: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli on Monday received the toss and opted to bowl in opposition to Delhi Capitals (DC) on the Worldwide Cricket Stadium right here on Monday. DC scored 196 runs at a lack of four wickets.
Marcus Stoinis scored an unbeaten half-century and together with contributions from Prithvi Shaw (42), Shikhar Dhawan (32) and Rishabh Pant (37) introduced DC near the 200-run mark. Sloppy work from RCB as Yuzvendra Chahal dropped Marcus Stoinis on 30.
After Shaw and Dhawan added 68 runs for the opening wicket, RCB hit again with three strikes in fast successions. DC misplaced its openers Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan in fast succession after an explosive begin. However an 89-run partnership between Stoinis and Pant lifted DC’s scoring price within the dying and took them to a robust whole. Nonetheless, Rishab Pant misplaced his wicket scoring 37 runs. Mohammed Siraj took Pant’s wicket.
Delhi Capitals final wicket was of their captain Shreyas Iyer, who was out caught within the deep by Devdutt Padikkal.
This was after Mohammed Siraj and Isuru Udana choose up the wickets. Delhi Capitals reached 63/zero on the finish of the Powerplay with Shaw off to a flyer.
For RCB, England all-rounder Moeen Ali changed Adam Zampa, who has a abdomen downside, and Mohammed Siraj is available in for Gurkeerat Singh Mann.
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Within the Delhi camp, left-arm spinner Axar Patel is available in for injured leg-spinner Amit Mishra, who has been dominated out of the remainder of the event with an damage to his index finger.
Delhi Capitals (XI): Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer(captain), Rishabh Pant(w-k), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
Royal Challengers Bangalore (XI): Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli(captain), AB de Villiers(w-k), Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Isuru Udana, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
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(With Company Inputs)