Indian Premier League, 35th match: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Pune Warriors at Bengaluru, Apr 29, 2011
Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 26 runs
29 April 2011 - night match (20-over match)

Thomas to Gayle, no run, good ball to start, on a length and curves in to Gayle, who defends off the front foot


Thomas to Gayle, no run, just outside off, Gayle wants to flat bat that down the ground, gets a bottom edge and the ball rolls to the bowler


Thomas to Gayle, no run, full ball on middle and off, blocked from the crease by Gayle


Thomas to Gayle, 2 runs, Bangalore are away, a short ball on legstump, Gayle is surprised by that one but he manages to help it to fine leg


Thomas to Gayle, no run, keeps it short of a length and angles it away from Gayle, who skates out of the crease and looks to smash the ball to long-on but misses


Thomas to Gayle, 1 run, slower ball to end the over, 105kmh when he has operated around 130kmh previously, bit of width and Gayle slaps it behind point for a single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 3/0   AC Thomas 1-0-3-0

Thomas to Dilshan, no run, overpitched outside off, mistimed towards cover by Dilshan


Thomas to Dilshan, no run, short of length ball outside off, Dilshan was through with the pull too early, he's hit on the right arm


Thomas to Dilshan, 1 run, Thomas keeps it full, punched towards mid-off by Dilshan


Thomas to Gayle, 1 run, the slower one from Thomas, Gayle was charging out, he swiped it forcefully towards long-on, there's a fielder waiting, he takes it on the bounce


Thomas to Dilshan, 1 run, whacks it towards deep midwicket this time, just a single, quiet over this so far


Thomas to Gayle, no run, fires it outside off, and on a length, Gayle was backing away from legstump, he can't get bat on ball, superb from Thomas

Royal Challengers Bangalore 40/0   AC Thomas 2-0-6-0

Thomas to de Villiers, FOUR, classy from AB, a length ball just outside off, Ab makes a bit of room and opesn the face to steer the ball to the third man boundary


Thomas to de Villiers, 1 run, lashed towards extra cover for a single


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


Thomas to de Villiers, OUT, end of AB de Villiers, and not the kind of delivery that usually gets a wicket, a hit-me full toss which de Villiers hits but not far enough, long-on is waiting

AB de Villiers c Sharma b Thomas 26 (20b 1x4 1x6) SR: 130.00


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


Thomas to Tiwary, no run, Tiwary wants to pull his first delivery, a short ball on legstump, he can't get bat on it and is struck on the shoulder

Royal Challengers Bangalore 141/3   AC Thomas 3-0-13-1

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


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


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


Thomas to Kaif, 2 runs, length ball is flat-batted by Kaif, not too well timed by him, lobs between mid-on and mid-off


Thomas to Kaif, no run, superb from Thomas, short of length and outside off, Kaif throws his bat at it and can't connect


Thomas to Kaif, FOUR, overpitched by Thomas, Kaif bludgeons it back past the bowler for four, take that you critics he doesn't say

Royal Challengers Bangalore 175/4   AC Thomas 4-0-23-2





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