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WATCH: KS Bharat’s final-ball six which helped RCB beat DC in IPL 2021 clash

Srikar Bharat became an overnight hero as he smashed a final-ball six to encourage Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeat Delhi Capitals by seven wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 encounter on the Dubai World Stadium on Friday (October 8).

In the final over, RCB, who were chasing 165, wanted 16 for a take. Alternatively, the Virat Kohli-led aspect may maybe presumably well perhaps easiest salvage 11 runs from the five deliveries and so that they wanted five runs from the final ball. Right here is when Bharat did the unthinkable and smashed a six off Avesh Khan’s offer to express RCB over the ending line.

Right here’s the video of Bharat’s final ball-six:

All Hail KS Bharat, What A Finishhh#RCBvDC pic.twitter.com/hDbLoERbTH

—  (@Sobujjjj) October 8, 2021

Right here’s how Kohli and followers reacted to Bharat’s worthwhile shot:

Maxi & KS Bharat brought help the total sport. What innings from Maxwell & KS Bharat. That conventional Virat Kohli Occasion! #RCBvsDC pic.twitter.com/UKY71I8Czz

— Sekhar (@SomaSiddhu) October 8, 2021

Chasing 165, RCB bought off to the worst start seemingly as Devdutt Padikkal (0) become as soon as sent help to the pavilion within the very first over by Anrich Nortje. The Proteas pacer did not conclude there as in his subsequent over, he bought the big fish Virat Kohli (4) and RCB become as soon as reduced to 6/2.

AB de Villiers and Srikar Bharat then bought collectively on the crease and the duo retrieved the innings for RCB. Both batters attach on 49 runs for the third wicket, but as quickly because the innings started coming no longer off course, Kohli’s aspect lost the wicket of de Villiers (26), tranquil desiring 110 runs to take from 63 balls.

AB de Villiers and Srikar Bharat then bought collectively on the crease and the duo retrieved the innings for RCB. Both batters attach on 49 runs for the third wicket, but as quickly because the innings started coming no longer off course, Kohli’s aspect lost the wicket of de Villiers (26), tranquil desiring 110 runs to take from 63 balls.

In the 14th over, Glenn Maxwell become as soon as dropped two instances — as soon as by Shreyas Iyer and as soon as by Ravichandran Ashwin and which potential, RCB remained within the hunt to dart down 165. In the cease, Bharat and Maxwell maintained their composure to guide RCB to a take.

Regardless of the loss, Delhi Capitals finished on the cease keep within the components table and now the aspect will sq. off against Chennai Extensive Kings (CSK) in Qualifier 1 on Sunday. Alternatively, RCB finished on the third keep and Virat Kohli’s crew will face Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) within the Eliminator on Monday.

Transient Rankings: Delhi Capitals 164/5 (Prithvi Shaw 48, Shikhar Dhawan 43, Mohammed Siraj 2-25) vs RCB 166/3 (Srikar Bharat 78*, Glenn Maxwell 51*, Anrich Nortje 2-24).

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