RCB vs DC IPL Score: Prithvi Shaw in action vs Royal Challengers Bangalore.© BCCI/IPL
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli has won the toss and elected to bowl vs Delhi Capitals (DC) in their final league game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 on Friday at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Both the teams made no changes in the playing XI. RCB are coming after a close defeat against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) while DC won their last two games against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI). Both the teams have already qualified for the playoffs and Delhi Capitals made their way into the top two. Delhi will remain on top of the points tally even if they lose this game and play the Qualifiers 1 on October 10. (LIVE SCORECARD)
IPL 2021 Live Score Updates Between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals, Straight From Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
DC 20/0 In 2 Overs!
10 runs from the second over as well. Two boundaries from that over and DC are off to a good start.
DC 20/0 in 2 overs
Siraj to Shaw, FOUR, to square of wicket. Brilliant timing from Shaw!
Good Start From DC!
10 runs from the first over. Good start by Delhi Capitals. Their openers haven’t fired in the second half they must be wanting to score runs ahead of the playoffs.
DC 10/0 after 1st over
Maxwell to Dhawan, FOUR, to covers. First boundary of the match. Good start for DC
Maxwell Bowling First Over!
First run came as wide. Glenn Maxwell is bowling the first over for RCB.
MI Win Toss, Opt To Bat vs SRH!
In the other IPL 2021 match that is being played in Abu Dhabi, MumbaI Indians have won the toss and elected to bat vs SunRisers Hyderabad to keep their qualification fate alive. Mumbai Indians need to win the clash by over 173 runs to get into the playoffs that is something very difficult to achieve.
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) October 8, 2021
DC Going Ahead With Same Playing XI!
Delhi Capitals Playing XI: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Ripal Patel, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Anrich Nortje
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) October 8, 2021
No Changes In RCB Line Up!
Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI:Virat Kohli(c), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar Bharat(w), Daniel Christian, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, George Garton, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal
Captain Kohli has won the toss and we will be bowling first.
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) October 8, 2021
Last Time When They Met!
The last time when the two sides met this season, Royal Challengers Bangalore sealed a close-encounter by just 1 run.
Hello And Welcome!
Hello and Welcome to the live blog of the RCB vs Delhi IPL 2021 match that will start shortly in Dubai. Both the teams are already into the playoffs and Delhi Capitals sealed their place in the top two with 20 points. RCB are in search of a win by over 163 runs to make the top two finish in the points table and go past CSK’s net run rate. This will be a tough job for Virat Kohli’s men but they might go it.
The match will start at 7:30 PM IST while the toss will be at 7:00 IST.
Today two matches will be played concurrently, the other match between SunRisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians will be played in Abu Dhabi. You can join for the live updates of that match too on our other blog.
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