Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant shared amusing after an exciting contest in Ahmedabad.© Twitter
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beat Delhi Capitals (DC) by one run in a last-ball thriller on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. Chasing 172 for the win, DC wanted six off the ultimate ball of the match however Rishabh Pant may solely handle to squeeze the ball for a boundary as RCB registered an exciting victory. After the win, Indian Premier League (IPL) posted a video on its official Twitter deal with the place RCB skipper Virat Kohli may be seen sharing amusing with DC captain Rishabh Pant. “A variety of feelings after that last-ball thriller,” the video was captioned.
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Within the match, Pant received the toss and opted to bowl. Ishant Sharma and Avesh Khan supplied early breakthroughs as Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal have been despatched again contained in the powerplay.
AB de Villiers got here to RCB’s rescue and took them to a aggressive complete of 171 for 5 with a blistering half-century. The previous South Africa captain smashed 5 sixes in an unbeaten knock of 75 off simply 42 deliveries.
In reply, Delhi misplaced Shikhar Dhawan and Steve Smith cheaply. Prithvi Shaw seemed good throughout his 21-run knock, earlier than edging a large supply from Harshal Patel straight to the wicketkeeper.
Rishabh Pant and Shimron Hetmyer hit half-centuries and saved Delhi within the hunt however an excellent final over by Mohammed Siraj helped RCB recover from the road.
With the win, the Virat Kohli-led facet at the moment are sitting on the prime of the IPL 2021 factors desk with 5 wins from six matches.