Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Delhi Daredevils by 15 runs in the fifth match of the Indian Premier League competition on Saturday evening. Set a modest target of 158 for a win, Delhi Daredevils were restricted to 142 for 9 in their allotted 20 overs. The only man with a significant score in the run chase was Rishabh Pant who made 57. As many as six bowlers got wickets for Royal Challengers Bangalore with Pawan Negi bagging two wickets in the only over he bowled in which he gave away only three runs. Catch the video highlights of the match on Hotstar.com.
Earlier, after winning the toss and electing to bat at their home ground in Bengaluru, Royal Challengers Bangalore made 157 for 8 in their allotted 20 overs. The whole innings revolved around one man, Kedar Jadhav, who stroked 69. Giving a half decent support act to the innings was the performance by Shane Watson who made 24 at run a ball.
As far as the bowling for Delhi Daredevils went, Chris Morris bagged three scalps, conceding 21 runs in 4 overs. Captain Zaheer Khan returned with figures of 2 for 31 in his quota of 4 overs. Also check-IPL 2017 Points Table, Team Standings & Match Results
There will be two matches on Sunday. The first match sees Sunrisers Hyderabad playing hosts to Gujarat Lions. Match number two of super Sunday will see Mumbai Indians hosting Kolkata Knight Riders. The second match of the day is clearly the marquee match considering that in terms of pedigree, you do not get a pair as strong as Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders, the only teams in the competition currently who have won multiple (2) IPL crowns.