KS Bharat Last Ball SIX: The 56th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 saw Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals locking horns with each other at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Asked to bat first, the Rishabh Pant-led side started brutally and courtesy of a solid opening partnership along with a finish by Shimron Hetmyer posted a total of 164 runs on the board.
The match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals went down the wire and saw the last-ball finish. Chasing the target of 166 runs, the Virat Kohli-led side struggled in the start as they lost both the openers in quick succession of time.
The duo of KS Bharat and Glenn Maxwell then joined hands together and stitched an unbeaten 111 runs partnership and saw their team home. During the last over everyone had their fingers in the mouth as just 15 runs were needed in the last over and it almost seemed that Avesh Khan will win the match for his team.
However with 6 runs needed on the last ball, the pacer bowled and wide delivery and with the equation reading 5 runs in 1 ball, Avesh Khan delivered a full toss ball, to which KS Bharat got under and swung it blindly and despite having a lot of elevation the ball had enough legs to go over long-on.
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KS Bharat, who won the man of the match, said that it was an incredible feeling for him to finish the match on the last ball. He admitted he wasn’t nervous and cashed the opportunity well.
“Great winning on the last ball, and an incredible feeling to finish it off. Maxi and I just kept telling each other to watch that ball till the end. I wasn’t nervous at any point and I was just looking for the right ball and the opportunity to hit it out and have worked hard, I believe nothing comes for free. I work on my batting against spin. This will give us a lot of confidence.” he said.