Indian Premier League - 35th match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Pune Warriors

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 26 runs

1.1

Taylor to Gayle, 1 run, starts with a loosener on middle and stump, worked towards square leg for a single

1.2

Taylor to Dilshan, FOUR, cranks it up to 140kmh this time, a short of length ball outside off, Dilshan gets forward and carves that through the covers for four, nice way to get off the mark

1.3

Taylor to Dilshan, no run, good response from Taylor, similar length and the ball jags away from Dilshan who is left fiddling outside off, beaten

1.4

Taylor to Dilshan, no run, Taylor keeps it around 140kmh, Dilshan beaten outside off once more as Taylor gets the ball to curve away off the seam, past the outside edge once more

1.5

Taylor to Dilshan, no run, this one doesn't move away, holds its line, on offstump, defended

1.6

Taylor to Dilshan, no run, good over from Taylor, ends it with a sharp bouncer outside off, Dilshan lets it go, four dot balls after that boundary

Royal Challengers Bangalore 8/0   JE Taylor 1-0-5-0

3.1

Taylor to Dilshan, no run, short ball outside off, Dilshan goes for the cut and misses

3.2

Taylor to Dilshan, 2 runs, another short ball, Dilshan brings out the pull, top-edges and the ball goes up a mile, doesn't have the distance, spends an age in the air, Rahul Sharma sprints across from fine leg but the ball lands just wide of him

3.3

Taylor to Dilshan, 1 run, neatly done, on the pads and Dilshan glances it down to fine leg

3.4

Taylor to Gayle, 1 run, slower ball, an offcutter, Gayle had to wait for that one to reach him, he adjusts his stroke and bunts the ball towards mid-on

3.5

Taylor to Dilshan, FOUR, smoked for a boundary, Dilshan anticipating that short one, powerfully and stylishly pulled for four by him, Bangalore in top gear here

3.6

Taylor to Dilshan, 1 run, a mix-up, but there's no run-out, Taylor responded to that dismissive shot from Dilshan with an accurate yorker, Dilshan squeezed it towards mid-on and set off for the run, Gayle wasn't responding initially, he does later and they are through safely for a single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 37/0   JE Taylor 2-0-14-0

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

17.4

Taylor to Tiwary, SIX, Tiwary joins the party, a brutal hit from Tiwary, stands tall and swings as hard as he can to send the ball over wide long-on for six

17.5

Taylor to Tiwary, no run, slower ball from Taylor, 117kmh, on legstump, giving Tiwary no room at all, Tiwary defends down the track

17.6

Taylor to Tiwary, FOUR, oh man, that is the definition of power, Taylor's attempted yorker is a touch short of the blockhole, that's enough for Tiwary to muscle the ball straight back for four, just missing the stumps at the non-striker's end

Royal Challengers Bangalore 165/3   JE Taylor 3-0-38-0

19.1

Taylor to Tiwary, 2 runs, superb delivery to start, 140.5 kmh yorker on offstump, somehow Tiwary makes room and squeezes the ball towards deep backward point

19.2

Taylor to Tiwary, 2 runs, full ball, wide this time, Tiwary can't only jab it towards long-off, Kaif is quick between the stumps, he pushes Tiwary into returning for the second

19.3

Taylor to Tiwary, no run, Tiwary looks to club that length delivery out of the ground, doesn't get any bat on it, Taylor escapes, that's not the length to be bowling at this stage

19.4

Taylor to Tiwary, OUT, short of length ball outside off, Tiwary wants to hammer the ball over midwicket, gets an outside edge towards deep backward point, taken by Harpreet, end of Tiwary's cameo

SS Tiwary c Harpreet Singh b Taylor 14 (8b 1x4 1x6) SR: 175.00

19.5

Taylor to Kaif, no run, slower offcutter from Taylor, 122kmh, shortish and outside off, Kaif was through with the shot too early, this is turning out to be a great final over from Taylor

19.6

Taylor to Kaif, 2 runs, dropped by Kamran, who seemingly can't do anything right, it was swiped by Kaif towards deep midwicket, it a not too easy a chance, but Kamran gets there and shells it, superb finish from Taylor, just six off the final over

Royal Challengers Bangalore 181/5   JE Taylor 4-0-44-1
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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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