Learn about RCB vs DC match result along with key match highlights, IPL points table update, man of the match, full list of award winners list and everything else you need to know today about Match 20 of IPL 2023 between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals.
Manish Pandey’s spirited 50 off 38 balls couldn’t save the day for Delhi Capitals as they fell short by 23 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Saturday at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. RCB’s debutant Vijaykumar Vyshak shone brightly, claiming three wickets with figures of 3/20.
Delhi Capitals, seeking their first win in IPL 2023, stumbled early, losing three wickets in just 2.2 overs. Anuj Rawat’s sharp throw dismissed Prithvi Shaw for a golden duck, while Wayne Parnell and Mohammed Siraj claimed the wickets of Mitchell Marsh and Yash Dhull, respectively, leaving DC at a dismal 2/3.
David Warner and Manish Pandey attempted to rebuild, but Vijaykumar Vyshak thwarted their efforts by claiming Warner’s wicket. At the end of the powerplay, DC was 32/4. Pandey fought valiantly, but his teammates’ inability to support him rendered the target of 175 unreachable.
Despite brief contributions from Abhishek Porel, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, and Aman Khan, DC could only muster a total of 151-9 in 20 overs. Earlier in the match, RCB’s Faf du Plessis and Virat Kohli started strong, putting up 42 runs in five overs before Mitchell Marsh broke their partnership.
Kohli continued to score, but eventually succumbed for 50, followed by Mahipal Lomror’s dismissal for 26. Glenn Maxwell and Harshal Patel tried to keep the momentum going, but Kuldeep Yadav and Axar Patel asserted Delhi’s dominance, picking up their wickets.
Dinesh Karthik couldn’t make an impact, falling for a golden duck to Kuldeep Yadav, leaving Shahbaz Ahmed and Anuj Rawat to steer RCB to a total of 174/6. Despite Manish Pandey’s efforts, Delhi Capitals were left to rue another missed opportunity.
RCB vs DC Score Summary:
- Royal Challengers Bangalore 174/6 (20 ov)
- Delhi Capitals 151/9 (20 ov)
- RCB won by 23 runs
Points Table Update after IPL RCB vs DC Match 20
Royal Challengers Bangalore has won their 2nd match with 4 points now on the IPL points table. Delhi Capitals remain win-less without any point after five matches.
RCB vs DC Match 20 Award Winners at IPL 2023
- Player Of The Match: Virat Kohli (RCB) for 50 off 34 balls
- TIAGO.ev Electric Striker Of The Match: Aman Hakim Khan (18 off 10)
- Herbalife Active Catch Of The Match: Aman Hakim Khan
- Visit Saudi Beyond The Boundaries Longest 6: Faf du Plessis
- RuPay On-The-Go 4s: Virat Kohli (6 fours)
- UPSTOX Most Valuable Asset Of The Match: Virat Kohli
- Dream11 Gamechanger Of The Match: Virat Kohli
Note: All the prizes carried a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh
Major Highlights for RCB vs DC Match Today
- Manish Pandey delivers a counter-attacking 50 off 38 balls for Delhi Capitals.
- RCB wins by 23 runs against Delhi Capitals in Bengaluru.
- RCB debutant Vijaykumar Vyshak claims three wickets with figures of 3/20.
- Delhi Capitals lose three wickets in just 2.2 overs at the start.
- Anuj Rawat dismisses Prithvi Shaw for a golden duck.
- Wayne Parnell and Mohammed Siraj claim wickets of Mitchell Marsh and Yash Dhull, respectively.
- DC’s score at the end of the powerplay: 32/4.
- Manish Pandey’s valiant effort not enough as teammates fail to provide support.
- Brief contributions from Abhishek Porel, Axar Patel, Lalit Yadav, and Aman Khan for Delhi Capitals.
- DC finishes with a total of 151-9 in 20 overs.
- RCB openers Faf du Plessis and Virat Kohli put up 42 runs in five overs.
- Mitchell Marsh breaks du Plessis-Kohli partnership.
- Virat Kohli scores 50 off 34 balls before being dismissed.
- Mahipal Lomror contributes with 26 runs, but is dismissed by Mitchell Marsh.
- Glenn Maxwell and Harshal Patel dismissed by Kuldeep Yadav and Axar Patel.
- Shahbaz Ahmed and Anuj Rawat steer RCB to a final total of 174/6.
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