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Match Report: Bangalore vs Delhi, Indian T20 League 2020

The mighty Delhi continued their dominance in the tournament with yet another convincing victory. Stoinis and Rabada guided Delhi to the top spot in the table with 8 points after a huge 59-runs runs victory over Bangalore in Dubai. 

Toss: Bangalore opted to bowl first 

Team Changes: Moeen Ali and Mohammed Siraj come in (Bangalore) 

Axar Patel comes in (Delhi)  

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 

Detailed Match Report 

Prithvi Shaw played like a pinch hitter and gave a cracking start to Delhi along with Dhawan. They added quick 68 in 6.4 overs, before Siraj picked Shaw after 23-balls 42. Bangalore got Dhawan and Iyer to control Delhi’s run-rate. Stoinis took the charge in middle-overs with Pant and Delhi got the big acceleration. The Aussie all-rounder remained unbeaten 53 off 26 balls and Delhi got their highest total (196) ever against Bangalore in tournament history. 

Against the early spin, Bangalore lost their openers in first 4-overs. Delhi took the grip as De Villiers went on just 9. The skipper Virat Kohli fought hard with gritty 43 but the regular wickets hurt Bangalore. Rabada picked 4-wickets haul to shatter Bangalore’s all hopes in the big chase. Axar Patel was also economical as he picked 2 wickets for just 18 runs. With this defeat, Bangalore slipped to number 3 and they now have the poorest NRR in the tournament. 

Star-performer of the match 

Marcus Stoinis is our star performer of the match. When Delhi lost the momentum after Shaw’s wicket, he came out as a big survivor and took Delhi to a strong total. With the innings of 53 off just 26 balls, Delhi put a strong total of 196 and later, won the match.

Top 5 players who made an impact in the game 

Prithvi Shaw 42 (23) 

Marcus Stoinis 53 (26) 

Virat Kohli 43 (39) 

Kagiso Rabada 4-0-24-4 

Axar Patel 4-0-18-2 

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