In the Fifth Game of Indian Premier League (IPL Season 5) 2012, Royal Challengers Banglore
played at their forst Game if IPL 5 at own Home Ground and registered their wel desearved win Against Delhi Daredevils
and Open an Account in IPL 5 Points Table at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Banglore
. The Toss went in favour of Delhi Daredevils who decided to ask Home Team Royal Challengers Banglore to bat first.
Royal Challengers Opening Batsmans AB MDonald (30 of 19 balls) and Chateshwar Pujara ( 11 of 12 balls) gave better start. But they lost 4 wickets in quick time. The Middle Order Batsman AB de Villiers slammed an unbeaten 64 off just 42 deliveries, giving a tough fight to the visitors attack that rattled RCB's line up. MA Agrawal (16 of 15 balls) and lower orcer batsman Vinay Kumar (18 of 16 balls) also played some quick innings. At the end of 20 overs RCB managed to put 157 Runs on Board to chased for DD.
Chasing a total of 157, Delhi Dare Davils Opening Batsman AJ Finch hits 3 boundries in very first three balls of Zaheer Khan's First over. But Zaheer succeed to took wicket of DD's Captain Virendra Sehwag in very first over. Middle order Batsmans Naman Ojha ( 33 of 26) and VenuGopal Rao (18) also played some good strokes on the field. Murlidharan's magic spell of 3 wickets in 4 overs played an important role for Royals. Lower order Batsman Irfan Pathan (24 of 15 balls) played quick inning. But Delhi's Boys could not contributed enough to reach 158 Run Target. At the end of 20 overs they managed to put 137/7 Runs on Scoreboard, and Royal Challengers Banglore registered their Firtst win against Delhi Daredevils in IPL 5 and open an account in their Points tally in IPL 5 Points Table Tally. Head to Head Both teams Played 7 Matches. RCB Won 5 and DD Won 2. Today Royal Challengers Banglore made their 6th win against Delhi Daredevils.