IPL 2013: Jaydev Unadkat showed courage and guts, says AB de Villiers

Defending 19 in the last over, Jaydev Unadkat kept his nerve as Royal Challengers Bangalore earned a thrilling victory over hosts Delhi Daredevils to keep their IPL play-offs bid on track.

updated: May 11, 2013 00:27 IST
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In a high-scoring encounter at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Friday, Royal Challengers Bangalore beat the Delhi Daredevils by 4 runs. Jaydev Unadkat starred with the ball for Bangalore - picking up 5 for 25 - and bowling the crucial last over of the match as well.

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RCB talisman AB de Villiers was all praise for the young Indian left-arm seamer. "We are very proud of Jaydev today. He showed courage and guts to bowl a great last over and take us to victory," said De Villiers after the match.

De Villiers also shone with the bat as he struck a 17-ball unbeaten 32 and was involved in a partnership of 94 with Virat Kohli as Bangalore amassed 183/4 in their 20 overs. "The partnership between Virat and me was important to the final outcome of the match. I scored quickly and that allowed Virat to free his arms as well," added De Villiers.

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