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Handing Purple Cap to Harshal Patel
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 6 runs in the sixth match of the IPL 2021 season. This is the Bangalore team’s second consecutive win this season. Earlier, the team defeated MI in the first match. Glenn Maxwell played a key role in Bengaluru’s victory. He scored 59 runs off 41 balls. It was his first fifty in the IPL after 4 seasons.
Earlier in May 2016, Maxwell pitted Fifty against KKR. At the same time, Harshal Patel, who took 5 wickets against MI, took 2 wickets in this match. He reached the top of the season’s highest wicket takers with 7 wickets. Shahbaz Ahmed, who took 3 wickets in an over against Hyderabad, handed him the Purple Cap.
Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Johnny Bairstow and David Warner inspecting the pitch before the match begins.
Devdutt Padikkal, who was the top scorer of RCB last season, could not do anything special in this match. He scored 11 runs off 13 balls.
Virat Kohli and Glenn Maxwell played key innings for RCB. Virat scored 33 off 29 balls and Maxwell scored 59 runs off 41 balls. Due to this, the Bangalore team was able to reach a good total.
Rashid Khan caught Shahbaz Ahmed’s brilliant catch on the boundary. Apart from this, he also bowled well. Rashid dismissed AB de Villiers and Washington Sundar.
Manish Pandey of SRH taking a catch by diving on the boundary. He caught Sundar’s brilliant catch on Rashid’s ball.
Mohammad Siraj gave Hyderabad the first blow. He dismissed Wriddhiman Saha. Siraj took 2 wickets in the match.
Kane Williamson talking to coach Brad Haddin during the Hyderabad innings. Williamson is not part of the team for 2 consecutive matches.
David Warner scored the most runs for Hyderabad. He scored 54 runs off 37 balls. Jameson took his wicket.
In the 17th over, Shahbaz Ahmed overturned Hyderabad’s wickets by taking the wickets of Johnny Bairstow, Manish Pandey and Abdul Samad.
Harshal Patel, who took 5 wickets against Mumbai, took 2 wickets in this match. He dismissed Vijay Shankar and Nadeem. He is the highest wicket taker of the season so far with 7 wickets.
Bangalore’s wicketkeeper AB de Villiers trying to run out Jason Holder of Hyderabad.
Bengaluru team celebrating after victory.
Shahbaz Ahmed (left) handing the purple cap to Harshal (right) in the post match presentation after the match.
Kavia Maran, the co-owner of the franchise supporting Hyderabad during the match.
Kalanidhi Maran, the owner of the franchise, supporting his Sunrisers Hyderabad during the match.
IPL’s interim CEO Hemang Amin arrives to watch the match.