Mumbai IndiansMI 14 7 7 0
Chennai Super KingsCSK 14 9 5 0
Royal Challengers BangaloreRCB 14 9 5 0
Delhi CapitalsDC 14 10 4 0
Punjab KingsPK 14 6 8 0


Player Innings Runs
Virat Kohli 191 6076
Shikhar Dhawan 183 5577
Suresh Raina 195 5491
Rohit Sharma 202 5480
David Warner 148 5447

IPL 2021 – Match 56: RCB vs DC – Match Highlights

In the event of the 56th match of the VIVO IPL 2021 on Friday at the Dubai International Stadium, Royal Challengers Bangalore got a final-ball victory against Delhi Capitals with stunning performances by Glenn Maxwell and KS Bharat.

RCB paved their way to victory with the help of a stunning batting performance and the undefeated partnership of Glenn Maxwell and KS Bharat. RCB won the match by seven wickets. The RCB bowlers suppressed the Delhi side to lower the scoreboard mark to 164/5 in 20 overs. The chase for RCB was not that easy as their top-order batsman went back to the pavilion way early, giving the loss of three wickets to the team.

When hopes became meagre, the fourth wicket batsman came as a ray of hope for RCB. Bharat and Maxwell took care of the rest by adding 111 runs to their team’s scoreboard, leading RCB to a thrilling win. On the last ball of the match, RCB needed five runs to win. Avesh Khan delivered the last ball of the death over to Bharat, which he turned into a magnificent six. Bharat finished off in style, led his team to win, and completed the league stage with 18 points, bagging the third position in the points table. Now, Bangalore will clash with Kolkata Knight Riders in the elimination round on October 11. Meanwhile, the defeat didn’t affect the points table for Delhi Capitals as they remain on top with 20 points. Rishabh Pant and his team will clash with Chennai Super Kings for the first qualifier on October 10.

Match 56 – RCB vs. DC: Key Highlights

RCB had won the toss and chose to bowl first. The opening batsman of Delhi Capitals, Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan led the team off to a steady start. Their wickets fell off, and the nightmare started for the team until Shimron Hetmyer came to their rescue again. The team witnessed a struggle to hit the scoreboard, but Shimron Hetmyer and his other side partner helped the team to hit 164 runs on the scoreboard.

At the chase down, the RCB skipper Virat Kohli and Devdutt Padikkal lost their wickets in the first three overs. The role played and the contribution of Ab De Villiers through the batting performance came as a bit of help for the team. The chase became exceptionally thrilling when Maxwell and Srikar Bharat went into the pitch. Their steady partnership led RCB to win the match with the last-ball hit to the sky.

Match 56: RCB vs. DC – Key Highlight Stats

The 56th match of the second leg of VIVO IPL 2021 ended on October 8, 2021. The results were thrilling and satisfying.


RCB – 166/3 (20.0 overs)

DC – 164/3 (20.0 overs)

RCB won the match by seven wickets and 0 balls left at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

Match 56: RCB vs. DC – Match Highlights – Man of the Match

The man of the match for the 567th match of the VIVO IPL 2021 is the RCB wicket-keeper batsman Srikar Bharat.

Bharat transformed his IPL half-century into a match-winning innings as his last ball hit to six led his team to victory. His unbeaten 111 run-partnership with Maxwell turned the tables for RCB.

Reference Link:

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