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Live IPL 2021 Score, RCB vs DC: Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli wins the toss, opts for the ball vs Delhi Capitals in Dubai

RCB vs DC IPL Score: Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals face off in Dubai.© BCCI/IPL

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli has won the toss and elected to bowl against Delhi Capitals (DC) in their final league match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday. Both the teams have not made any changes in the playing XI. RCB are coming after a close defeat against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) while DC won their last two matches against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI). Both the teams have already qualified for the playoffs and Delhi Capitals have made their place in the top two. Delhi will continue to top the points table even after losing this game and playing Qualifier 1 on October 10. (live scorecard)

IPL 2021 Live Score Update between Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals, Directly from Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

  • 19:40 (IST)

    DC 20/0 in 2 overs!

    10 runs from the second over as well. Two fours from that over and DC got off to a good start.

    DC 20/0 in 2 overs

  • 19:35 (IST)

    Four!

    Siraj to Shaw, four through, square of the wicket. Great timing from Shaw!

  • 19:34 (IST)

    Good start to DC!

    10 runs from the first over. Good start from Delhi Capitals. With their openers not firing in the second half, they would be looking to score runs before the playoffs.

    DC 10/0 after the first over

  • 19:32 (IST)

    Four!

    Maxwell to Dhawan, 4 through, for covers. First boundary of the match. Good start to DC

  • 19:31 (IST)

    Maxwell’s first over!

    The first run came in the form of a wide. Glenn Maxwell is doing the first over for RCB.

  • 19:20 (IST)

    MI Win Toss, Elects To Bat Vs SRH!

    In the other IPL 2021 match being played in Abu Dhabi, Mumbai Indians have won the toss and elected to bat vs Sunrisers Hyderabad to keep their qualifying fortune alive. Mumbai Indians need a win of over 173 runs to reach the playoffs, which is very difficult to achieve.

  • 19:16 (IST)

    DC are leading with the same playing XI!

    Delhi Capitals Playing XI: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (w/c), Ripple Patel, Shimron Hetmyer, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada, Avesh Khan, Enrique Nortje

  • 19:15 (IST)

    No change in RCB line-up!

    Royal Challengers Bangalore Playing XI:Virat Kohli (Captain), Devdutt Padikkal, Srikar India (W), Daniel Christian, Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, George Garten, Mohammad Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal

  • 18:38 (IST)

    When was the last time they met!

    The last time the two sides met this season, Royal Challengers Bangalore sealed a close match by just 1 run.

  • 17:42 (IST)

    Hello and welcome!

    Hello and welcome to the live blog of RCB vs Delhi IPL 2021 match which will start soon in Dubai. Both the teams have already reached the playoffs and Delhi Capitals have secured their place in the top two with 20 points. RCB are looking for a win over 163 runs to break into the top two of the points table and surpass CSK’s net run rate. It will be a tough task for Virat Kohli’s men but they can do it.

    The match will start at 7:30 PM IST while the toss will take place at 7:00 PM.

    Today two matches will be played simultaneously, the second match will be played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians in Abu Dhabi. You can also join our other blog for live updates of that match.

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