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Well, the only reason one can’t call Harbhajan Singh’s inclusion in the playing eleven itself the turning point of the game is that it would be technically wrong to say so. A turning point has to come during the course of a match, so here’s the moment that again features Bhajji. With Virat and Moeen Ali back in the hut at the hands of Bhajji, any other captain would have probably held Bhajji’s last over back for the back end. But with the great AB de Villiers at the crease, MS Dhoni decided to go for broke and decided to bowl Bhajji out. The move hit pay dirt immediately and AB de Villiers, having had an easy deprive in the deep obliged on the very next delivery, and holed out at deep midwicket, where Jadeja took a superb catch running in and diving forward. As if this wasn’t enough for one over, Shimron Hetmeyer, the young West Indian sensation committed harakiri by challenging Suresh Raina for a non-existent single.
Without a scintilla of doubt, that was the turning moment of the game. The wheels came off as the RCB innings hurtled downhill quickly after that one over.