RCB overcome Delhi mauling

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Kohli's unbeaten 56 propelles RCB to a 3 wicket win.

On 26th April 2011,Royal Challengers Bangalore overcame their streak of losing to the Delhi Daredevils by defeating them by 3 wickets on Tuesday.RCB,after having never defeated DD since the CLT20(champions league twenty20)in 2009.Delhi,who started off badly losing David Warner,(7)and Virender Sehwag (25) in the first 5-8 overs.
But then,James Hopes who was promoted to number 3 in the daredevils line-up,scored an unbeaten 54,taking the daredevils to 160.
Then RCB got of to a bad start losing Dilshan in the 2nd ball of the innings.Then Kohli’s powerful 56 and Vettori’s 18* guided them to a 3 wicket victory for the first time in 2 years.