De Villiers’ 90* steers RCB to victory over DD

Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) batsman AB de Villiers produced a match-winning knock of 90* from 39 balls, helping his side to register a six-wicket-win over Delhi Daredevils (DD), here at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Saturday.

De Villiers notched up ten fours and five sixes in his thumping knock. He was well-supported by skipper Virat Kohli who scored 30 from 26 deliveries.

Earlier, DD led by Gautam Gambhir were put into bat and scored 174 for the loss of five wickets.

Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer led the DD charge, scoring 85 and 52 respectively, to lift Daredevils from 58 for 2 to a respectable score.

AB de Villiers was declared the man-of-the-match.

With two victories from five games in their kitty this season, RCB are at the fifth position on the points table.

Meanwhile, DD, with only one win from five games, is the last team on the table.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SH) will play Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) will face Mumbai Indians (MI) in the two matches slated for Sunday. (ANI)