April 21, 2018
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RCB vs DD Match Report:  AB de Villiers brilliance crush Delhi Daredevils

By Himanshu Sharma @boringcricket

RCB vs DD Match 19, IPL 2018

Score summary:

DD: 174/5; Pant 85, Chahal 2/22

RCB: 176/4; AB de Villiers 90*, Boult 1/33

Match Result: Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 6 wickets

Bengaluru – Mr. 360, at his very best, lit up M.Chinaswammy in the second match of the Saturday doubleheader to crush Delhi Daredevils. The South African smashed 90 off 39 balls to lead Royal Challengers Bangalore to their second win in the competition. In his breathtaking innings, AB struck 5 big sixes and 10 fours.

Chasing 175 to win, RCB got off to a poor start losing Vohra early and Quinton de Kock falling soon after. For the third wicket, de Villiers and Virat Kohli added 63 runs.

Even after losing Kohli at the score of 92, the former Protea skipper did not take the pace off his juggernaut of an innings. Together with Mandeep Singh, he finished the job for his side, getting to the target in 18 overs.

Earlier, put in to bat first by the home team, Delhi Daredevils made a great recovery after losing two wickets at the score of 23. Iyer and Pant added 75-run partnership to help DD to a par score, with Pant smacking 85 runs off 48 balls, studded with 7 sixes. Chahal was the pick of RCB bowlers with returns of 2/22.

Himanshu Sharma @boringcricket

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