New Delhi. The league stage of IPL 2021 ended in an exciting fashion on Friday. In the last match, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals (RCB vs DC) were face to face. RCB needed 5 runs off the last ball to win and the team’s wicket-keeper batsman KS Bharat gave the team a 7-wicket victory by hitting a six. Captain Virat Kohli also had no place for happiness on the thrilling victory given to RCB. He celebrated the victory tremendously in the dressing room. As soon as Srikar hit a six, Virat started jumping in the dressing room itself. This video of Virat celebrating is going viral on social media.
Bharat played an unbeaten innings of 78 runs in 52 balls. His innings was also special because while chasing the target of 165 runs, RCB lost 2 wickets within 6 runs. Captain Virat Kohli (4) and Devdutt Padikkal (0) were dismissed. After this RCB was seen in trouble. But first with AB de Villiers, 49 for the third wicket and then with Glenn Maxwell, 111 runs for the fourth wicket, gave the team victory.
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We were confident that Sreekar would play well at No. 3: Virat
After the match, Virat said about Bharat’s batting that he had played some good innings even before this match. We had full confidence that he would bat well at number three. Especially against spin bowlers. He did the same in this match.
India scored 78 not out
Bharat hit 3 fours and 4 sixes in this innings of 78 runs. This is his best score of T20. Sreekar Bharat was adjudged man of the match for his brilliant innings. Apart from Bharat, Maxwell also played an unbeaten 51 runs for RCB. Despite the win, RCB remained at number three in the points table. Chennai Super Kings is at number two in the points table.
Batting first, Delhi had scored 164 runs.
Talking about the match, Delhi Capitals, batting first, made 164 for 5 wickets in 20 overs. Prithvi Shaw scored the highest 48 runs for Delhi. Apart from him, Shikhar Dhawan played an innings of 43 runs. For RCB, fast bowler Mohammad Siraj took two wickets for 25 runs in four overs. Apart from them, one wicket each came in the account of Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal and Dan Christian.