Taking part in for the primary time at DY Patil Stadium, RCB dished out a much-improved efficiency however Marizanne Kapp (32*) and Jess Jonassen (29*) held their nerves to take Delhi Capitals in 19.4 overs of their pursuit of 151.
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After opting to bowl, Delhi Capitals obtained early breakthroughs courtesy Shikha Pandey double-strike that noticed RCB openers Smriti Mandhana (8) and Sophie Devine (21) fall cheaply.
However Ellyse Perry and Richa Ghosh got here to the group’s rescue with their 74-run stand and lifted RCB to a preventing 150/4 after they have been decreased to 63/3 in 12.4 overs. Perry went hammer and tongs in opposition to the DC bowlers as she smashed 5 sixes and 4 fours in her unbeaten 67-run knock.
Richa Ghosh got here up with an excellent cameo of 37 from 16 balls that modified RCB’s momentum.
Jonassen smacked Renuka Singh for a six and a 4 to complete off the sport with two balls to spare, reaching 29 not out off 15 balls with 4 fours and one hit over the fence.
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Delhi Capitals remained on the second spot within the factors desk with 4 wins giving them eight factors, whereas RCB have been pushed nearer to elimination since they’ve endured a horror marketing campaign within the inaugural WPL, shedding all their 5 matches.
Delhi Capitals have been rocked early by Megan Schutt, who cleaned up the harmful Shafali Verma on the second ball of the innings to supply her facet with a promising begin.
However Alice Capsey took cost as she launched a flurry of boundaries to place Delhi on monitor. Nevertheless, her cost was halted by Preeti Bose, who dismissed the right-handed batter for a well-made 38 off 24 balls with eight hits to the fence.
Capsey’s knock was essential provided that it gave her facet much-needed momentum on a tricky floor the place the RCB batters had discovered life tough for almost all of their first innings.
Delhi’s management pair of Meg Lanning and Jemimah Rodrigues may add solely 25 runs earlier than their stand was damaged, within the ninth over.
Lanning danced down the monitor to hit Sobhana Asha over the ropes, however couldn’t get the gap and Heather Knight grabbed a clear catch.
Dismissed for simply 15 off 14 balls, the Orange Cap-holder Lanning recorded her lowest rating within the league.
A vital second arrived within the sport on the primary ball of the twelfth over, when Preeti Bose at level dropped a regulation catch to offer a reprieve to Rodrigues, batting on 17.
Nevertheless, Rodrigues perished within the fifteenth over after making 32 from 28 balls with three fours, caught by Richa Ghosh off Asha.
The remaining runs have been knocked off by Kapp and Jonassen, who added 45 runs for the fifth wicket.
Earlier, the ultimate six overs yielded 82 runs for RCB, with Perry ending unbeaten on 67 from 52 balls with 4 fours and 5 sixes, and Ghosh producing her greatest knock within the event to this point.
The suitable-handed India and RCB wicketkeeper-batter swatted three fours and as many sixes to make 37 from simply 16 balls earlier than a mishit ended her innings off Shikha Pandey.
Pandey was in her ingredient on Monday night time, snaffling an vital couple of wickets on the high within the type of the out-of-sorts Smriti Mandhana (8) and the harmful Sophie Devine (21).
Pandey additionally grabbed a pointy and athletic catch at quick fine-leg to eliminate Heather Knight (11) off Tara Norris. Nevertheless, Pandey dropped Perry on 29 off her personal bowling, and the RCB batter made the a lot of the lifeline.
Kapp, coming off an excellent five-for in Delhi’s final outing, couldn’t get a wicket on Monday however bowled yet one more spectacular spell of 4-0-17-0.
(With PTI Inputs)