Delhi Capitals came up with an all-round show to beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets and qualify for the IPL 2020 Playoffs.
Despite the loss, Bangalore too made it to the last-four as Delhi booked the No.2 spot and set the first qualifier date with Mumbai Indians.
Having posted a modest total of 152/7, RCB needed to stretch the match beyond 17.3 overs, which it did to give itself a chance to lift the IPL trophy for a maiden time. Delhi, meanwhile, needed to cross the 134-run mark to stay alive. But the Capitals chased down the target in 19 overs to end the league stage as the No.2 team in the tournament.
“Chuffed with the performance. We knew it was a do or die and we just focused on the win, not NRR. The teams who won in the latter half completely changed…