Indian Premier League, 18th match: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Rajasthan Royals at Bangalore, Apr 15, 2012
Rajasthan Royals won by 59 runs
15 April 2012 - night match (20-over match)
  Rajasthan Royals innings (20 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal R Dravid* st †de Villiers b Vettori 25 40 32 2 0 78.12
10.2 Stumped! flatter delivery, Vettori pushes it through as he sees Dravid coming down the track, misses it by a big margin and the rest is cleaned up by AB De Villers behind the stumps 62/1
AM Rahane not out 103 86 60 12 5 171.66
View dismissal OA Shah c Vinay Kumar b Khan 60 37 26 5 5 230.76
18.4 Caught at long-on, finally Shah departs but he has done enough damage! looks to hoick a slower delivery but doesnt get the timing right and off it goes straight down the throat of Vinay Kumar, almost went for a six 183/2
BJ Hodge not out 1 7 2 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 4, lb 1, w 1) 6
  Total (2 wickets; 20 overs; 86 mins) 195 (9.75 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wicket Z Khan 4 1 15 1 3.75 18 1 1
18.4 to Shah, Caught at long-on, finally Shah departs but he has done enough damage! looks to hoick a slower delivery but doesnt get the timing right and off it goes straight down the throat of Vinay Kumar, almost went for a six 183/2
  S Aravind 3 0 48 0 16.00 5 10 1
  R Vinay Kumar 4 0 51 0 12.75 5 4 4
View wicket DL Vettori 4 0 20 1 5.00 7 1 0
10.2 to Dravid, Stumped! flatter delivery, Vettori pushes it through as he sees Dravid coming down the track, misses it by a big margin and the rest is cleaned up by AB De Villers behind the stumps 62/1
  M Muralitharan 4 0 35 0 8.75 6 2 2
  CH Gayle 1 0 21 0 21.00 0 1 2 (1w)
  Royal Challengers Bangalore innings (target: 196 runs from 20 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MA Agarwal c Shah b Pankaj Singh 34 20 21 3 3 161.90
4.4 Caught by Owais Shah! Mayank looks to smack it out of the stadium but gets a top edge and high it goes into the dark sky, Shah does well to run to his left and cups it easily in the end, Royals draw first blood here! 42/1
View dismissal CH Gayle b Pankaj Singh 8 22 9 0 1 88.88
4.6 Bowled! that's the prize scalp! Gayle doesnt move his feet to a good length delivery outside off, looks to hammer it past cover but gets a thick inside edge onto his stumps, that's timber disturbed, Royals are pumped up! 42/2
View dismissal V Kohli b Trivedi 22 29 18 2 0 122.22
10.3 Bowled! that's the final nail in the coffin for RCB, Kohli doesnt pick the slower one as he swipes across the line and looks to pull it over midwicket but the ball goes straight through the gate and his middle stump is knocked back 78/4
View dismissal AB de Villiers b Trivedi 6 16 9 0 0 66.66
8.4 inside edge! Trivedi gets him with a slower ball, 107 kph, de Villiers was stuck at the crease and the ball stayed low too, big edge pegs back the middle stump 69/3
View dismissal SS Tiwary b Trivedi 17 27 16 0 1 106.25
14.1 Bowled! slower one, Tiwary doesnt move his feet and swings across the line, tries to go over midwicket but misses, ball goes crashing into the middle stump 101/5
View dismissal M Kaif c Hodge b Botha 14 24 16 1 0 87.50
15.4 Caught! Kaif tries to smash it out of the stadium but does not connect it well and it goes a mile high into sky and Hodge has enough time to settle under it and gobble that up at long-on 107/7
View dismissal DL Vettori* b Trivedi 1 2 2 0 0 50.00
14.4 Bowled! one more bites the dust! Trivedi follows Vettori as he makes room and looks to drive it through covers and takes a faint inside edge and goes on to peg his leg stump back 103/6
View dismissal R Vinay Kumar b Singh 11 12 9 1 0 122.22
16.5 Bowled! that's the sixth time the timber has been disturbed in this innings, slightly short, skips down the track and looks to heave it over midwicket but the ball nips back off the seam and knocks the top of his middle stump 116/8
View dismissal Z Khan c Rahane b Hogg 0 10 3 0 0 0.00
17.2 Caught at midwicket! floating length, Zaheer tries to go over midwicket with a fierce pull but hits it out straight to Rahane who takes an easy catch 120/9
S Aravind not out 14 12 8 3 0 175.00
View dismissal M Muralitharan c Rahane b Singh 6 9 8 0 0 75.00
19.5 It's all over! starts and finishes off with Rahane in action again, Murali gives room and tries to loft it over covers but it comes off the bottom of the bat and loops high and our man of the evening Rahane at cover runs back and takes a regulation catch 136/10
Extras (lb 1, w 2) 3
  Total (all out; 19.5 overs) 136 (6.85 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wicket J Botha 4 0 30 1 7.50 12 1 3
15.4 to Kaif, Caught! Kaif tries to smash it out of the stadium but does not connect it well and it goes a mile high into sky and Hodge has enough time to settle under it and gobble that up at long-on 107/7
View wickets Pankaj Singh 4 0 18 2 4.50 15 2 0
4.4 to Agarwal, Caught by Owais Shah! Mayank looks to smack it out of the stadium but gets a top edge and high it goes into the dark sky, Shah does well to run to his left and cups it easily in the end, Royals draw first blood here! 42/1
4.6 to Gayle, Bowled! that's the prize scalp! Gayle doesnt move his feet to a good length delivery outside off, looks to hammer it past cover but gets a thick inside edge onto his stumps, that's timber disturbed, Royals are pumped up! 42/2
View wickets A Singh 3.5 0 43 2 11.21 8 6 1
16.5 to Vinay Kumar, Bowled! that's the sixth time the timber has been disturbed in this innings, slightly short, skips down the track and looks to heave it over midwicket but the ball nips back off the seam and knocks the top of his middle stump 116/8
19.5 to Muralitharan, It's all over! starts and finishes off with Rahane in action again, Murali gives room and tries to loft it over covers but it comes off the bottom of the bat and loops high and our man of the evening Rahane at cover runs back and takes a regulation catch 136/10
View wicket GB Hogg 4 0 19 1 4.75 8 1 0
17.2 to Khan, Caught at midwicket! floating length, Zaheer tries to go over midwicket with a fierce pull but hits it out straight to Rahane who takes an easy catch 120/9
View wickets SK Trivedi 4 0 25 4 6.25 8 0 1 (1w)
8.4 to de Villiers, inside edge! Trivedi gets him with a slower ball, 107 kph, de Villiers was stuck at the crease and the ball stayed low too, big edge pegs back the middle stump 69/3
10.3 to Kohli, Bowled! that's the final nail in the coffin for RCB, Kohli doesnt pick the slower one as he swipes across the line and looks to pull it over midwicket but the ball goes straight through the gate and his middle stump is knocked back 78/4
14.1 to Tiwary, Bowled! slower one, Tiwary doesnt move his feet and swings across the line, tries to go over midwicket but misses, ball goes crashing into the middle stump 101/5
14.4 to Vettori, Bowled! one more bites the dust! Trivedi follows Vettori as he makes room and looks to drive it through covers and takes a faint inside edge and goes on to peg his leg stump back 103/6

Match details


Toss - Rajasthan Royals, who chose to bat
Points - Rajasthan Royals 2, Royal Challengers Bangalore 0
Player of the match - AM Rahane (Rajasthan Royals)
Umpires - JD Cloete (South Africa) and RJ Tucker (Australia)
TV umpire - S Ravi
Match referee - Raju Mukherjee
Reserve umpire - BK Ravi

Match Notes


    • Rajasthan Royals innings
    • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 43 runs, 0 wicket)
    • Rajasthan Royals: 50 runs in 7.3 overs (45 balls), Extras 0
    • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 45 balls (R Dravid 19, AM Rahane 31, Ex 0)
    • AM Rahane: 50 off 41 balls (4 x 4, 3 x 6)
    • Rajasthan Royals: 100 runs in 13.5 overs (83 balls), Extras 0
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 27 balls (AM Rahane 36, OA Shah 14, Ex 0)
    • Rajasthan Royals: 150 runs in 16.4 overs (100 balls), Extras 2
    • OA Shah: 50 off 19 balls (3 x 4, 5 x 6)
    • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 41 balls (AM Rahane 44, OA Shah 54, Ex 2)
    • AM Rahane: 100 off 58 balls (12 x 4, 5 x 6)
    • Innings Break: Rajasthan Royals - 195/2 in 20.0 overs (AM Rahane 103, BJ Hodge 1)
    • Royal Challengers Bangalore innings
    • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 54 runs, 2 wickets)
    • Royal Challengers Bangalore: 50 runs in 5.5 overs (35 balls), Extras 0
    • Royal Challengers Bangalore: 100 runs in 13.6 overs (84 balls), Extras 3
 
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