New Delhi, May 14: Riding over skipper Virat Kohli's 58 and a clinical performance from bowlers helped Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Delhi Daredevils in their inconsequential final game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 here on Sunday (May 14).
Defending a total of 161, Bangalore managed to bundle Delhi out for 151 in the 20 overs to end their disappointing IPL campaign with a win at Ferozeshah Kotla.
Chasing a target of 162, Delhi kept losing wickets at regular intervals and eventually ended up losing their final game of the tournament.
Earlier, RCB skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and immediately elected to bat cleared his intention of ending their journey in the tournament on a high.
Here are the highlights from the match between RCB and DD:
# Delhi lost Sanju Samson (0) in the second delivery of the first over bowled by medium pacer Avesh Khan.
# Avesh Khan made his IPL debut in the final game of the RCB.
# Middle-order batsmen Karun Nair (26) and Shreyas Iyer (32) did well with a 40-run stand but the partnership was broken by Shane Watson.
# Rishabh Pant was the top-scorer for Delhi. He scored 45.
# Mohammed Shami (21; 9b; 3x4, 1x6) delivered some lusty blows to keep Delhi in hunt, as the hosts required 13 runs off the final over.
# The right-hander was stumped by wicket-keeper Vinod in the second ball of the 20th over bowled by Pawan Negi.
# Negi dismissed Shahbaz Nadeem (2) in the sixth ball, bowling out Delhi for 151.
# Harshal Patel, playing his first game of IPL 2017, was pick of the bowlers for RCB as he finished his quota of 4 overs for 3/43.
# This was 100th IPL game for Delhi Daredevils skipper Zaheer Khan.
# RCB made a slow start, scoring 37/1 at the end of Powerplay overs (six), with Gayle contributing 32 runs off 24 deliveries.
# Gayle scored 48 off 38 balls before being dismissed by Shahbaz Nadeem in the 14th over.
# Gayle has scored 3,420 runs in 90 innings for RCB, at a run rate of 9.26. He has hit 263 fours, 263 sixes, 21X50s and 5X100s.
# Travis Head was run out in the 15th over for 2.
# 21 times Virat Kohli has been involved in a run out in the IPL, Rohit Sharma is worst with 29.
# Virat Kohli slammed his 30th IPL fifty.
# Kedar Jadhav was also run out after scoring 12 from 9.
# Pat Cummins was the pick of bowlers for Delhi with figures of 2/21 in 4 overs.
# Mohammed Shami and Zaheer Khan conceded 31 runs each from their quota of 4 overs.
# Amit Mishra was most costly Delhi bowlers as he conceded 26 runs from 2 overs.
# Shahbaz Nadeem gave 12 runs from 2 overs and picked up a wicket.
# Pawan Negi milked 13 off five deliveries he faced in the final over he faced from Anderson to take the total beyond 160.