IPL 2022: RCB qualify for playoffs after MI beat DC by 5 wickets as Tim David shines

Reported By: DNA Web Team| Edited By: DNA Internet Crew |Source: DNA webdesk |As much as this level: Also can 22, 2022, 12: 12 AM IST

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) needed lend a hand from Mumbai Indians (MI) and Rohit Sharma’s aspect duly answered and lent a serving to hand to Virat Kohli and Co.

MI defeated Delhi Capitals at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday by 5 wickets to finish their IPL campaign on a high and ship RCB via to the playoffs at the expense of DC. 

Already out of rivalry, MI performed event-poopers as they first restricted DC to 159 for 7 with Jasprit Bumrah snapping three wickets and then returned to overhaul the target in 19.1 overs to knock the 2020 finalists out of the tournament. 

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Whereas Ishan Kishan (48) and Dewald Brevis (37) saved MI in the hunt, it was as soon as Tim David’s 11-ball 34-bustle cameo that brought the 5-time champions lend a hand into the mosey.

Tilak Varma moreover chipped in with a main 17-ball 21.

With MI at 95 for 3 in 14.3 overs, DC skipper Rishabh Pant made a strategic blunder as he refused to mosey for DRS after David nicked the predominant ball of his innings however the onfield umpire did no longer give him out.

It got right here lend a hand to hold-out DC as David slammed fours and sixes at will to carry down the equation to 15 off 14 balls. Ramandeep then offered the finishing contact with a six-ball 13.

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DC done with 14 features to dwell in the fifth situation, while RCB joined Gujarat Titans, Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Truthful Giants in the playoffs with 16 features.

This, after MI skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and selected to bowl first. His bowlers duly answered as they scalped three early wickets, but Rishabh Pant (39 off 33) and Rovman Powell (43 off 34) tried to counterattack MI. 

Axar Patel performed the finisher’s role as his unbeaten 19-bustle knock helped DC to a total of 159/7 in 20 overs. 

Mumbai chased down the required total with 5 balls to spare. 

With inputs from PTI

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