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)

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 8/0   TM Dilshan 4* (1b 1x4)   JE Taylor 0.2-0-5-0

Kamran Khan to Gayle, FOUR, welcomed with a boundary, a short of length ball outside off, Gayle dances down and scythes the ball past extra cover, where Yuvraj Singh decides against diving when he moight have had a chance of stopping the ball

Royal Challengers Bangalore 12/0   CH Gayle 8* (8b 1x4)   Kamran Khan 0.1-0-4-0

Kamran Khan to Gayle, FOUR, Gayle's in the mood here, once more he get a stride in and swats a short of length ball outside off, doesn't get hold of it as well as the previous ball, lands just short of the cover boundary

Royal Challengers Bangalore 28/0   CH Gayle 24* (13b 2x4 2x6)   Kamran Khan 1-0-20-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 36/0   TM Dilshan 11* (9b 2x4)   JE Taylor 1.5-0-13-0

Kamran Khan to Gayle, FOUR, 138.2 kmh from Kamran, doesn't help him as Gayle swings him to the midwicket boundary, not off the middle of the bat but enough power behind it

Royal Challengers Bangalore 45/0   CH Gayle 30* (18b 3x4 2x6)   Kamran Khan 1.3-0-25-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 64/1   V Kohli 6* (4b 1x4)   M Manhas 0.3-0-6-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 74/1   CH Gayle 49* (25b 4x4 4x6)   R Sharma 1.5-0-7-1

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 117/2   V Kohli 38* (29b 2x4 2x6)   R Sharma 3.5-0-26-2

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 122/2   V Kohli 43* (31b 3x4 2x6)   JD Ryder 1.1-0-8-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 126/2   V Kohli 47* (32b 4x4 2x6)   JD Ryder 1.2-0-12-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 138/2   AB de Villiers 25* (18b 1x4 1x6)   AC Thomas 2.1-0-10-0

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   SS Tiwary 10* (4b 1x4 1x6)   JE Taylor 3-0-38-0

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   M Kaif 6* (3b 1x4)   AC Thomas 4-0-23-2





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