Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Daredevils IPL 5th Match Statistical Highlights
Royal Challengers Bangalore pulled out a victory against Delhi Daredevils in their first match, and it a defeat after a victory for Delhi who had first won their match against Kolkata. The Bangalore team won the match by 20 runs, after AB de Villiers had charged up the score to 157 runs with his half-century after the debacle of the top order. The score was well defended, and Bangalore started their season with the 2 points.
Here are a few interesting and important match statistics:
# This is Royal Challengers Bangalore third victory in eight matches against Delhi Daredevils in the IPL.
# AB de Villiers completed 1,000 runs in the IPL – 1047 at an average of 34.90 in 45 matches. He has smashed a century and six fifties.
# de Villiers’ whirlwind innings of 64 is the highest by a Bangalore batsman against Delhi in the IPL. The previous best was by Jacques Kallis who thumped unbeaten 58 not out at Johannesburg on May 19, 2009.
# Virender Sehwag copped his fifth duck at the IPL. He is out on the first ball he played, thrice and on the second ball, twice.
# Irfan Pathan’s record as bowler for Delhi in IPL is strictly mediocre. He has chiselled just 11 wickets at 36.36 runs apiece in 16 matches for Delhi in the IPL.
# Aaron Finch (25) has only scored 102 runs in eight innings for Delhi in IPL.
# Muralitharan bowled splendidly on his IPL debut for RCB to claim match figures of 3-25. His figures are the best by a Bangalore bowler against Delhi in the IPL obliterating the 3- 30 by Praveen Kumar at Johannesburg on May 19, 2009.
- Indian Premier League Match 5 (Check IPL 2012 Time Table)
- Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Daredevils
- Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 20 runs (Match Report)
- RCB 157/8 (20/20 ov)
- Delhi Daredevils 137/7 (20.0/20 ov)
- Man of the Match: AB De Villiers (Royal Challengers Bangalore)
- IPL 2012 Points Table
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