Indian Premier League - 35th match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Pune Warriors

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 26 runs

6.1

Sharma to Dilshan, no run, starts with a length ball outside off, defended to the leg side

6.2

Sharma to Dilshan, no run, Dilshan backs away and looks to carve that over point but can't connect

6.3

Sharma to Dilshan, no run, once more, another attempted cut flies over the top edge, Dilshan is disappointed at missing out

6.4

Sharma to Dilshan, OUT, take a bow Sharma, he's got the breakthrough, Dilshan continues to hunt for the ball without success, it zips through quicker and goes straight on, beats the bat and finds the middle stump

TM Dilshan b Sharma 15 (19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 78.94

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   R Sharma 1-0-1-1

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

8.2

Sharma to Gayle, 1 bye, an inside-edge takes the ball past the keeper for a single

8.3

Sharma to Kohli, no run

8.4

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

8.5

Sharma to Gayle, FOUR, once more Gayle is troubled by the turn, it spins into him off a length, gets an inside-edge after he skips away past leg, races away past the keeper for four

8.6

Sharma to Gayle, OUT, Sharma doing the job for Pune, he's got another big wicket now, Yuvraj has a big grin on his face, a length ball pitching on middle and strikes Gayle on the pads as he is stuck on the crease, it might have been a bit too high but the umpire was satisfied, no half-century for Gayle

CH Gayle lbw b Sharma 49 (26b 4x4 4x6) SR: 188.46

Royal Challengers Bangalore 74/2   R Sharma 2-0-7-2

10.1

Sharma to de Villiers, 1 run, length ball outside off, poked towards point for a single

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

10.5

Sharma to de Villiers, 1 run, length ball on off, de Villiers pushes it to cover from the crease

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   R Sharma 3-0-13-2

14.1

Sharma to de Villiers, 1 run, batsman backs away and sends the ball towards deep point as Rahul returns for his final over

14.2

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

14.3

Sharma to de Villiers, 1 run, de Villiers sashays down the track, all for a single, on the pads and de Villiers punches it to long-on

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   R Sharma 4-0-27-2
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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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