DC vs RCB WPL 2024 Highlights: Delhi Capitals Clinch Victory in Thrilling Last-ball Finish

Experience the excitement of the WPL 2024 match between Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Get all the thrilling cricket action and highlights from this epic encounter.

By Abhinav Chauhan
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Women's Premier League 2024 (WPL 2024) witnessed an intense match between Delhi Capitals Women and Royal Challengers Bangalore Women. This highly anticipated clash took place at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi, with both teams aiming for victory to secure their spot in the playoffs. Led by Meg Lanning, Delhi Capitals faced a formidable challenge from Smriti Mandhana's Royal Challengers Bangalore. 


Delhi Capitals' Strong Start

The match began with Delhi Capitals Women winning the toss and electing to bat first. Opening the innings were Meg Lanning and Shafali Verma, who faced the bowling attack of Royal Challengers Bangalore's Renuka Thakur Singh. Despite a tight first over, Delhi Capitals managed to score 3 runs without any loss of wickets.

Early Dominance by Delhi Capitals


The opening partnership between Lanning and Verma set a solid foundation for Delhi Capitals. Renuka Thakur Singh bowled the second over and conceded just 3 runs, maintaining her team's disciplined bowling performance. However, in the third over, Meg Lanning showcased her prowess by hitting a couple of boundaries, taking the team's total to 36/0 after 4 overs.

Explosive Batting Display by Jemimah Rodrigues

As the innings progressed, Jemimah Rodrigues, one of Delhi Capitals' key players, took charge with her explosive batting. She targeted Georgia Wareham's bowling and smashed two boundaries and a six in the 14th over, bringing up her well-deserved fifty. Rodrigues' aggressive approach boosted Delhi Capitals' run rate and put pressure on the Royal Challengers Bangalore bowlers.


Alice Capsey's Impactful Innings

Alongside Rodrigues, Alice Capsey played a crucial role in building a competitive total for Delhi Capitals. Capsey's aggressive strokeplay kept the scoreboard ticking as she scored 48 runs off just 32 deliveries. Her partnership with Rodrigues propelled Delhi Capitals to a challenging total of 181/5 in their allotted 20 overs.

Royal Challengers Bangalore's Chase


With a target of 182 runs, Royal Challengers Bangalore began their chase with the aim of securing a victory to boost their chances of making it to the playoffs. However, the Delhi Capitals bowlers had other plans and were determined to defend their total.

Early Wicket for Delhi Capitals

Delhi Capitals struck early in the innings as Shafali Verma, who had been in fine form throughout the tournament, was dismissed in the 7th over. She attempted to hit a tossed-up delivery outside off but ended up slashing it to point, where a fielder took a safe catch. Verma's dismissal put Royal Challengers Bangalore under pressure, with the score reading 55/1.


Shreyanka Patil's Impressive Bowling Spell

Shreyanka Patil, a key bowler for Delhi Capitals, delivered an exceptional performance with her accurate bowling. In the 20th over, Patil bowled a tight line and length, conceding just 5 runs and preventing Royal Challengers Bangalore from reaching a higher total. Her disciplined bowling restricted the opposition to 181 runs in their 20 overs.

Last-ball Finish


Royal Challengers Bangalore team set a challenging target of 182 runs for Royal Challengers Bangalore. In response, RCB fought valiantly, with Richa Ghosh leading the charge with a quick-fire half-century. However, with two runs needed off the final delivery, Richa was run out at the non-striker's end, resulting in a heart-stopping victory for Delhi Capitals. The match ended with RCB finishing at 180/7, falling just one run short of the target.


The match between Delhi Capitals Women and Royal Challengers Bangalore Women in the Women's Premier League 2024 was a thrilling encounter that showcased the talent and competitiveness of both teams. Delhi Capitals' strong batting performance, led by Jemimah Rodrigues and Alice Capsey, set a challenging target for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Despite their best efforts, Royal Challengers Bangalore couldn't achieve the required run rate and fell short of victory. This match highlighted the excitement and intensity of women's cricket, leaving fans eagerly awaiting the next matches in the WPL 2024.

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