Indian Premier League - 35th match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Pune Warriors

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 26 runs

6.5

Sharma to Kohli, no run, Sharma continues a great over, a loopy full delivery, around offstump, defended by Kohli

6.6

Sharma to Kohli, 1 run, no maiden for Sharma as Kohli eases the final ball of the over towards mid-off and jogs a single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 58/1   V Kohli 1* (2b)

7.1

Manhas to Kohli, 1 run, a lot of effort for a single, Kohli swings the ball towards deep midwicket

7.3

Manhas to Kohli, FOUR, Kohli loves playing the ball towards extra cover, this was short and a touch wide and Kohli capitalised

7.4

Manhas to Kohli, no run, gets forward and defends back to the bowler

7.5

Manhas to Kohli, 1 run, punches this one towards long-on for a single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 65/1   V Kohli 7* (6b 1x4)

8.1

Sharma to Kohli, 1 run, nearly a run-out, Kohli delicately dabs the ball towards short third man, sprints the single, he would have been well short if there had been a direct hit from Taylor, Taylor misses, and Kohli crashes into the bowler, Kohli has a sore shoulder, Sharma was hit in the back

8.3

Sharma to Kohli, no run

8.4

Sharma to Kohli, 1 run, powered towards cover, inside-out shot for a single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 70/1   V Kohli 9* (9b 1x4)

9.1

Yuvraj Singh to Kohli, no run, another effortful stroke from Kohli, backing away and crashing the ball to cover

9.2

Yuvraj Singh to Kohli, no run, outside off, Kohli throws his bat at it and misses

9.3

Yuvraj Singh to Kohli, 1 run, pushed towards mid-off for a single

9.5

Yuvraj Singh to Kohli, 1 run, overpitched ball, Kohli doesn't quite get to the pitch of the ball, he hoicks it towards long-on

Royal Challengers Bangalore 77/2   V Kohli 11* (13b 1x4)

10.2

Sharma to Kohli, 2 runs, overpitched outside off, Kohli moves towards leg and swings the ball over point, Paine does the fielding

10.3

Sharma to Kohli, no run, length ball pitching on middle, tucked off the back foot towards midwicket

10.4

Sharma to Kohli, 1 run, lovely stroke for a single, a length ball outside off, lofted off drive bounces to long-off

10.6

Sharma to Kohli, 1 run, drops it short, not much turn after pitching on off, eased towards extra cover

Royal Challengers Bangalore 84/2   V Kohli 15* (17b 1x4)

11.1

Kamran Khan to Kohli, SIX, smashed! a length ball is pummeled over long-on for six by Kohli, Kamran's day just got worse

11.2

Kamran Khan to Kohli, 1 run, slips in the slower one, 115kmh, full delivery, dabbed towards the off side for a single

11.4

Kamran Khan to Kohli, 1 run, slower legcutter from Kamran, stabbed towards backward point off the back foot

Royal Challengers Bangalore 93/2   V Kohli 23* (20b 1x4 1x6)

12.3

Yuvraj Singh to Kohli, 1 run, short of length ball pitching just outside off, whipped towards wide mid-on

12.5

Yuvraj Singh to Kohli, 1 run, the hundred comes up with a slap towards point for a single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 100/2   V Kohli 25* (22b 1x4 1x6)

13.1

Ryder to Kohli, no run, length ball outside off, batsman can't connect as he looks to power it through cover

13.2

Ryder to Kohli, 1 run, fired down the leg side, hit Kohli on the back leg I think, umpire first signals wide and then gives it off the bat

13.4

Ryder to Kohli, no run, length ball, batsman gets forward and defends it towards extra cover

13.5

Ryder to Kohli, 1 run, a low full toss outside off, whipped towards wide long-on by Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore 103/2   V Kohli 27* (26b 1x4 1x6)

14.2

Sharma to Kohli, 1 run, once again worked towards point

14.4

Sharma to Kohli, SIX, Kohli loves hammering the ball over long-off, an inside-out lofted hit gets him another six, a touch straighter than he wanted but he got plenty of power on that one

14.5

Sharma to Kohli, FOUR, a quicker one from Rahul, Kohli brings out the pull, hammers the ball past cow corner for four more

14.6

Sharma to Kohli, 1 run, that final over has damaged Rahul's figures a bit, he ends with 4-0-27-2 as the last ball is slapped towards backward point

Royal Challengers Bangalore 118/2   V Kohli 39* (30b 2x4 2x6)

15.1

Ryder to Kohli, FOUR, drilled to long-on, overpitched ball and Kohli timed that brilliantly, Pandey doives at the boundary but can't cut it off

15.2

Ryder to Kohli, FOUR, Kohli on fire here, another beautiful drive for four, this time through cover, just a bit of width there, and Kohli latches on to it to bring up the 50 stand

15.3

Ryder to Kohli, no run, way outside off stump, Kohli leaves it alone

15.4

Ryder to Kohli, 1 run, opens the face and wants to run it past short third man, not enough pace on the ball, and only gets a single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 127/2   V Kohli 48* (34b 4x4 2x6)

16.3

Thomas to Kohli, 1 run, in the blockhole from Thomas, not much Kohli can do with that, he digs it out towards square leg

16.5

Thomas to Kohli, 1 run, on the pads, tucked towards midwicket for a single which brings up the half-century

Royal Challengers Bangalore 141/3   V Kohli 50* (36b 4x4 2x6)

17.1

Taylor to Kohli, 1 wide, Taylor starts the over with a wide down the leg side

17.1

Taylor to Kohli, SIX, Kohli is unstoppable! a full ball on the pads is slammed over deep backward square leg, fast hands this from Kohli, and a man in the crowd catches that on the second attempt, well done sir

17.2

Taylor to Kohli, SIX, whoah, even mishits flying for, Kohli looked to launch this one over long-on, gets a thick outside edge and the ball sails over third man for six, Kohli is in some form here

17.3

Taylor to Kohli, 1 run, slapped to the leg side for a single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 155/3   V Kohli 63* (39b 4x4 4x6)

18.1

Thomas to Kohli, 2 runs, full ball just outside off, whipped towards midwicket for a couple, superbly run by the two youngsters, Harpreet couldn't pick that up cleanly

18.2

Thomas to Kohli, 2 runs, length ball outside off, scythed towards wide long-on for two more

18.3

Thomas to Kohli, OUT, Kohli's gone this time, Thomas has been superbly today, Kohli wanted to help length ball over deep midwicket, Harpreet Singh latches on to that one, to the relief of Thomas, end of an outstanding innings from Kohli

V Kohli c Harpreet Singh b Thomas 67 (42b 4x4 4x6) SR: 159.52

Royal Challengers Bangalore 169/4   V Kohli 67 (42b 4x4 4x6)
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Photos

Apr 29, 2011

Chris Gayle and Abhimanyu Mithun celebrate the fall of Mithun Manhas, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Pune Warriors, IPL 2011, Bangalore, April 29, 2011

Chris Gayle and Abhimanyu Mithun celebrate the fall of Mithun Manhas

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Apr 29, 2011

Yuvraj Singh lofts one straight down the ground, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Pune Warriors, IPL 2011, Bangalore, April 29, 2011

Yuvraj Singh lofts one straight down the ground

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