In the 55th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 played in Abu Dhabi, Delhi Capitals not only sealed their place for the playoffs by defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets on Monday, but now they are also number two in terms of points. Has arrived. However, Bangalore has also reached the playoffs despite this defeat.
The target of 153 runs was won, which Delhi achieved with the loss of four wickets with 6 balls remaining. Shikhar Dhawan played a valuable innings of 54 from 41 balls and Ajinkya Rahane scored 60 runs from 46 balls for Delhi. At the same time, Shahbaz Ahmed took two wickets for Bangalore and Mohammad Siraj and Washington Sundar took one wicket each.
Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer won the toss and invited Bangalore to bat first. Bangalore scored 152 runs losing their seven wickets in the scheduled 20 overs. Opening for RCB, Devdutt Padikkal contributed 50 runs in 41 balls. Apart from this, Josh Philip scored 12, Virat Kohli 29, AB de Villiers 35 and Shivam Dubey scored 17 runs. For Delhi, Enrich Nortje took three wickets, while Kagiso Rabada took two and Ravichandran Ashwin took one wicket.
Bangalore have managed to win seven out of 14 matches and have lost in seven matches. At the same time, Delhi have won eight of their 14 matches and lost six. In this way, Bangalore is at number three in the points table with 14 points, while Delhi is at second place with 16 points.