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On Sunday, the first double header of the IPL 2021 season i.e. two matches were played in a day. In the first match, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), led by ON Morgan, by 38 runs. After this Delhi Capitals defeated Punjab Kings by 6 wickets. Delhi’s command is handled by Rishabh Pant and Punjab captain Lokesh Rahul. Click here to see the scorecard of RCB vs KKR match …
Bengaluru team spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took his first wicket of the season in this match. During this time his wife Dhanashree was seen getting emotional in the stand. His eyes became moist. Chahal, playing the third match of the season, took 2 wickets. Dhanashree also shared a video on social media while watching the match.
A strange coincidence was also seen in the first double header of the season. Both matches took 16–16 sixes. In both the matches, the winning team made fewer sixes than the opposition team. In the first match, Bengaluru hit 7 and Kolkata team scored 9 sixes. While in the second match, the first Punjab team hit 10 sixes, while the winner Delhi hit only 6 sixes. Click here to see the scorecard of the DC vs Punjab match …
Bengaluru’s Glenn Maxwell smashed 78 off 49 balls. This was his 8th fifty.
AB de Villiers scored 76 runs off 34 balls. This was his 39th fifty in the IPL.
Varun Chakraborty failed in the fitness test for Team India, but he took 2 wickets in the same over against RCB.
Andre Russell bowled cleanly in an attempt to win the Kolkata team the match.
Rahul Tripathi caught Virat Kohli’s brilliant catch on Varun’s ball.
Batting first after losing the toss in the second match, the Punjab Kings scored 195 runs for 4 wickets. There was a 122-run opening partnership between Lokesh Rahul and Mayank Agarwal.
Rahul turned 29 on Sunday. On this occasion, he scored 61 runs off 51 balls, but could not win the team.
The second opener, Mayank Agarwal, scored an innings of 69 off 36 balls.
Rishabh Pant was seen giving a towel to Rahul at one time in the match.
The Delhi team had a great start to chase the target of 196 runs. Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw shared a 59-run partnership off 33 balls.
Shikhar Dhawan smashed 92 runs off 49 balls. This was his 43rd FIFTY in IPL.
Prithvi Shaw scored a quick 32 off 17 balls.
Dhawan succumbed to Nervous-90. Jay Richardson bowled him clean.