2017 IPL 5th Match Highlights: Royal Challengers Bangalore VS. Delhi Daredevils

Since IPL 10 has commenced, it has filled us all with much obsession, elation, and aggression. Fans are losing it supporting and shouting out for their favorite teams. As it is known, 2017 IPL has already started giving us nail-biters leaving us completely warmed up and full of agitation. Such a distressing match was the one played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils on 8th April in M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. This was the 5th match of the 2017 IPL. Royal Challengers Bangalore who lost its first match to Sunrisers Hyderabad was filled with gusto that helped it in winning the match by 15 runs. Delhi Daredevils tried to give tough competition but failed eventually. What happened in the match? We will find out now!

A Nail-Biting Match Indeed!

What’s an IPL without a nail-biting experience? Anything can happen in IPL. In the 5th match, as it was played on the home ground of Royal Challengers Bangalore, they had a little advantage. RCB got lucky and won the toss. Royal Challengers elected to bat this time. How the batsman of RCB played cannot be considered as their best performances, except Kedar Jadhav who scored 69 runs on 37 balls with a strike rate of 186.49 and so was given the Man of the Match title.

And that is how Royal Challengers managed a score of 157 runs with a loss of 8 wickets. Moving on to Delhi Daredevils, they played quite kindred as Royal Challengers. Daredevils played it slow for the score to be chased was not really big. And that is when they underestimated Royal Challengers. Rishabh Pant was the only player who scored above 50. He accumulated 57 runs on 36 balls but got bowled by Pawan Negi. With Pant going back to pavilion, Daredevils stumbled. DD made 142 runs in 20 overs with a loss of 9 wickets. That is how Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 15 runs.


The Bowlers were the Heroes!

Oh yes! It can be rightly said that the bowlers did perform great in this specific match. Not just the bowlers of RCB did a great job, but the bowlers of Delhi Daredevils also played outstanding. Hence, the bowlers of both the teams can be considered heroes of this match at least.