𝑰n the match between Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi may have defeated Bangalore in the match but for RCB all-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed.
This match was very memorable. Shahbaz Ahmed took his first match in the IPL as Shikhar Dhawan in this match.
In this match between Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore, RCB opener Devdutt Padikkal‘s half-century 50 runs, AB de Villiers scored 35 runs and captain Virat Kohli’s 29 runs despite his team’s loss of seven wickets in 20 overs.
Only 152 runs were scored. In response to this, the Delhi Capitals team chased down the target, Ajankya Rahane 60 runs and Shikhar Dhawan’s 54 runs helped the Delhi team to achieve this goal by losing 4 wickets in 18.3 overs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore bowler Sahaba Ahmed claimed the match between Shikhar Dhawan and Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer.
After this match ended, Shahbaz Ahmed said, “This match against Delhi was very important for us.” And it is good that we reached the playoffs despite losing the match due to a better run rate. There was a lot of positive for us in this match.
Ahmed said the practice camp has helped me a lot before the IPL starts. It is a memorable moment for me to get my first Test as Shikhar Dhawan in the IPL. Winning the toss, the Delhi Capitals team did not give RCB batsmen a chance to play freely.
The Delhi Capitals bowlers bowled with great discipline and stopped RCB for 152 runs in 20 overs. Shahbaz Ahmed feels that in the second innings this wicket was much better and the RCB team probably celebrated 15 runs less here.
Ahmed said that this wicket was very good for batting and eventually the wicket became much better in the second innings due to dew.
We discussed it and we actually scored 15 runs less because the wicket was very slow in the first innings.
With this victory, the Delhi Capitals team qualified in the playoffs, and on the other hand RCB team also qualified in the playoffs due to a good run rate.