RCB at home, humiliated DC. Now, at their home, DC won comprehensively against RCB. Both the teams needed to win the match growing higher up in the table of IPL 2023. RCB needed to escape from the middle muddle and go higher up. DC needed the win to give themselves as outside chance to qualify. DC won the match by 7 wickets with 20 balls remaining.
RCB won the toss and elected to bat first. Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis again scored runs. But Virat Kohli did not show much intent to hit from the first ball. Faf du Plessis tried his best against DC bowling. He scored 45 runs off 32 balls. Glenn Maxwell got out for a duck. Mahipal Lomror came good for RCB and scored 54 runs off 29 balls. His innings helped RCB to score 181/4. DC bowlers Mitchell Marsh(2/21) and Mukesh Kumar(1/30) got wickets and bowled better.
David Warner looked more keen to score in this match. Phil Salt took off from the powerplay and made it easy for DC to chase the score. David Warner(22) and Mitchell Marsh(26) helped Phil Salt in his innings of 87 from 45 balls. Rilee Rossouw(35) and Axar Patel(8) finished the game. DC scored 187/3 in 16.4 overs.
Virat Kohli scored 55 off 46 balls for RCB. He also stated that the pitch is slow and 160 would be the par score. He defended his innings against DC. But when DC batted, it looked like dew came down and pitch has become a belter for batting. Phil Salt and Mohammed Siraj had a heated discussion as well. David Warner revealed that they wanted to rattle Siraj and thus RCB. Phil Salt won Player of the Match award.
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