DD vs RCB Match Report: Kohli, AB masterclass rout Delhi Daredevils

Updated on: May 12, 2018 11:37 pm IST

  • DD vs RCB

    DD vs RCB Match 45, IPL 2018

    Score summary:

    DD: 207/5; Pant 61, Chahal 2/28

    RCB: 205/8; AB de Villiers 68, Bravo 2/33

    Match Result: Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 5 wickets

    Delhi – In a spectacular exhibition of batsmanship, it was Kohli-AB masterclass that made the target of 181 look too small.

    Winning the toss and asking Delhi Daredevils to bat first, Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore got DD openers cheaply. Rishabh Pant carried on from where he had left in the last innings to rebuild the innings. The wicket-keeper batsman smashed 61 off 34, while debutant Abhishek Sharma slammed unbeaten 46 off 19 balls to take Delhi to a par score.

    In reply, the Royal Challengers started poorly with both openers returning to the dug-out for single digit scores. Thereafter, Kohli-AB put 118-run partnership for the third wicket to take the game away from the home side. Kohli slammed  40-ball 70, while de Villiers scored unbeaten 72 off 37 deliveries.

    With this loss, Delhi Daredevils are now officially eliminated.

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