Virat Kohli captain of Royal Challengers Banglore celebrates win during match 39 of the Vivo Indian Premier League

was played between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore at M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Chennai Super Kings by 1 run in this match thrilled by the last ball.

The Chennai skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was almost stripped match from Bangalore’s hand. But the last ball did not hit the shot and Parthiv Patel gave Shardul Thakur a run-out to give Bangalore a 1 run win. Parthiv Patel was selected as the Man of the Match.

Batting first after losing the toss in the match, Bangalore has set a target of 162 runs for the victory against Chennai. Parthiv Patel scored the highest 53 runs for Bangalore. Moin Ali contributed 26, AB de Villiers 25 and Akshdeep Nath contributed 24 runs. For Chennai, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, and Deepak Chahar took 2-2 wickets. Imran Tahir got 1 wicket.

In reply, Chennai’s team could make 160 runs for 8 wickets in 20 overs. Mahendra Singh Dhoni remained unbeaten by hitting 84 runs in 48 balls with 5 fours and 7 sixes. Dale Steyn and Umesh Yadav took 2-2 wickets for Bangalore. Yuzvendra Chahal and Navdeep Saini got 1-1 wickets.

26 runs in the last over and Dhoni had given big hits on Umesh Yadav’s balls

Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on strike. He hit for four in the first ball of Umesh Yadav’s over. On the next ball, he hit six. On the third ball, Dhoni also hit Six and that time, the match was exciting.

Now, 16 runs were scored in the first three balls of last over and the next three balls needed 10 runs to win. Dhoni scored two runs for the fourth ball.

On the fifth ball of Umesh Yadav, Dhoni hit six and thump against Bangalore’s players. Now the last ball was to make Chennai 2 for victory. It was hoped that when Dhoni pulled up the match, he would also finish.

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