IPL 2020, DC vs RCB: Devdutt Padikkal scored 50 off simply 41 balls.© BCCI/IPL
Persevering with his dream run within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) opener Devdutt Padikkal smashed his fifth half-century of the season of their final league sport in opposition to Delhi Capitals on Monday. With this knock, the 20-year-old batsman from Karnataka additionally broke the report of most half-centuries by an uncapped participant in his debut IPL season. The report was beforehand held collectively by Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer, who had scored 4 fifties every in 2008 and 2015 version. Apparently, Dhawan and Iyer each had achieved the report enjoying for erstwhile Delhi Daredevils.
Padikkal, who has been rock stable for RCB, gave his facet one other stable begin scoring a well-compiled fifty off simply 40 balls. Displaying no indicators of nerves in any respect, the younger batsman began the season on a brilliant be aware with a half-century and has not seemed again since, going from energy to energy and cementing his place on high of the order.
With this knock, Padikkal additionally surpassed skipper Virat Kohli to develop into the main run-scorer for RCB within the ongoing version. He now has 472 runs from 14 innings at an honest common of 33.71. Padikkal has scored 51 fours and eight sixes in his maiden season.
After scoring his fifty, he as soon as once more did not convert his promising knock into a giant rating, one thing his staff would have liked him to do. After he was cleaned up Anrich Nortje, RCB misplaced the momentum in direction of the again finish of the innings and have been lowered to 152/7 from their allotted 20 overs.
The overall ultimately proved inadequate as Delhi Capitals, driving in fifties from their skilled stars Shikhar Dhawan and Ajikya Rahane, reached the goal with six balls left. With this win, Delhi secured second spot and certified for the playoffs with 16 factors, whereas RCB additionally reached the knockout stage, due to their superior Internet Run-Charge (NRR) than Kolkata Knight Riders.
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