Indian Premier League, 63rd match: Kings XI Punjab v Royal Challengers Bangalore at Dharamsala, May 17, 2011
Kings XI Punjab won by 111 runs
17 May 2011 - night match (20-over match)

Langeveldt to Gilchrist, 1 wide, down the leg side, slightly short but it's misdirected, called a wide


Langeveldt to Gilchrist, no run, around leg stump again, Gilchrist looks to glance that fine but it clips the pads


Langeveldt to Gilchrist, 1 leg bye, around a good length, nipping down leg, Gilchrist tries to turn that square but is unable to make contact with the bat again, clips the pads and they take a leg bye

Kings XI Punjab 14/0   AC Gilchrist 0* (2b)

Gayle to Gilchrist, no run, slightly short outside off, cut away straight to point


Gayle to Gilchrist, no run, pushed it quicker on leg stump, went back to work it square but was struck high on the pads


Gayle to Gilchrist, 1 run, short of a good length on the off, mistimed it wide of cover for a single

Kings XI Punjab 15/0   AC Gilchrist 1* (5b)

Langeveldt to Gilchrist, 1 leg bye, fraction short and Gilchrist tries to pull that over square leg, struck on the thigh as it came onto him a little quickly, a leg bye stolen


Langeveldt to Gilchrist, no run, short of a good length, not timing it too well is the man, played away into the off side as he tries to punch that

Kings XI Punjab 25/1   AC Gilchrist 1* (7b)

Aravind to Gilchrist, 1 run, this is 2001st as he dabs this towards third man

Kings XI Punjab 30/1   AC Gilchrist 2* (8b)

Mithun to Gilchrist, no run, struck on the thigh as he looks to work this away, although for a second I thought he shouldered arms towards the end


Mithun to Gilchrist, SIX, Gilchrist's 100th Twenty20 six, and what a typical beauty it is. Judges the length early, which is not all too short, but rocks back and pulls this over deep square, deep into the stands. Trademark shot


Mithun to Gilchrist, 3 runs, fuller and angled across him, Gilchrist stays back and chips it over extra cover


Mithun to Gilchrist, 1 leg bye, Gilchrist looks for another pull, but this one skids on, and concedes just the leg-bye

Kings XI Punjab 41/1   AC Gilchrist 11* (12b 1x6)

Aravind to Gilchrist, no run, good delivery, short of a good length and got it to nip away at just the right time, Gilchrist poked at that one but couldn't get bat onto it


Aravind to Gilchrist, SIX, gave him the charge to counter any of that movement or bounce, took it off the length and smashed it over mid-off's head, just managed to clear the ropes


Aravind to Gilchrist, FOUR, vintage Gilly, in the slot on off stump and Gilchrist had made his mind up, hammering it over the bowler's head this time for a one bounce four


Aravind to Gilchrist, 1 run, slower one bowled slightly short, run down to third man for a single

Kings XI Punjab 52/1   AC Gilchrist 22* (16b 1x4 2x6)

Gayle to Gilchrist, 1 run, shortish on the off, punched wide of long-on for a single


Gayle to Gilchrist, no run, pushed straight to extra cover


Gayle to Gilchrist, SIX, Gilchrist, meanwhile, cashes in on a full delivery, was tossed up and he cracked it hard and flat over long-off


Gayle to Gilchrist, SIX, that's his favoured slog-sweep, was flighted again, landed full outside off and he swung it calmly over the deep midwicket boundaryt, off the meat and cleared the ropes by a distance


Gayle to Gilchrist, 1 run, jabs it into the leg side for a single to keep strike

Kings XI Punjab 77/1   AC Gilchrist 36* (21b 1x4 4x6)

Langeveldt to Gilchrist, 1 run, short of a good length on the off, chops it wide of point for a single


Langeveldt to Gilchrist, 1 wide, bouncer and it's too short, called a wide for height


Langeveldt to Gilchrist, SIX, picked the slower one and sent it out of Dharamsala, landed on a length and he sent it miles behind deep square leg, he's finally arrived this IPL has Gilly


Langeveldt to Gilchrist, SIX, another six, this one was just a jab, full toss around wasit high and Gilchrist punches it over midwicket, lands on the ropes and that means it's six


Langeveldt to Gilchrist, SIX, three in a row, Gilchrist is out of control here, short on middle and he seizes the lenght early to pull it over square leg, Kohli is speechless, that also brings up Gilchrist's fifty, a hurricane innings this


Langeveldt to Gilchrist, 1 run, full and he keeps strike by pushing it down to long-off for a single

Kings XI Punjab 99/1   AC Gilchrist 56* (26b 1x4 7x6)

Mithun to Gilchrist, 1 run, pitched up on the off, driven hard down to long-off for a single


Mithun to Gilchrist, no run, low full toss outside off, dug out towards extra cover, Marsh had left his crease at the non-striker's end and Kohli spotted that, aimed accurately at the stumps, giving Marsh a wake-up call. Asad Rauf has called for a replay, which suggests Marsh has just about made it. It's touch and go. Excellent fielding, though he's just made it


Mithun to Gilchrist, (no ball) FOUR, full and wide, Gilchrist slashes hard, gets a thick edge and it races away to the third-man boundary, what's worse for Bangalore, it's a no-ball


Mithun to Gilchrist, 2 runs, gets away with it, full outside off, crunched wide of extra cover for a brace


Mithun to Gilchrist, (no ball) 1 run, another no-ball, pushed uppishly towards long-off for a single, another freehit, Bangalore in some trouble here

Kings XI Punjab 110/1   AC Gilchrist 64* (31b 2x4 7x6)

Kohli to Gilchrist, 1 wide, slips a wide down the leg side


Kohli to Gilchrist, 1 leg bye, full on the pads and Gilchrist went for it, will feel he missed out there, was right in the slot, just a leg bye in the end


Kohli to Gilchrist, FOUR, nicely struck, poor ball but it was crunched through deep extra cover

Kings XI Punjab 125/1   AC Gilchrist 68* (33b 3x4 7x6)

Aravind to Gilchrist, FOUR, Gilchrist a touch fortunate there, tried to swing it over midwicket but ended up getting an inside edge past the keeper to the fine-leg boundary


Aravind to Gilchrist, no run


Aravind to Gilchrist, 1 run, turned away to square leg for a single

Kings XI Punjab 131/1   AC Gilchrist 73* (36b 4x4 7x6)

Gayle to Gilchrist, 2 runs, fires it quick on leg stump, clipped past deep square leg, two more for Gilly


Gayle to Gilchrist, 1 leg bye, targeting leg stump again, tries to whip it fine, gets a leg-bye instead

Kings XI Punjab 136/1   AC Gilchrist 75* (38b 4x4 7x6)

Gayle to Gilchrist, 1 run, fires it full on leg stump, chipped wide of deep midwicket for a single


Gayle to Gilchrist, 4 byes, the batsman wins in the end as the wicketkeeper misses, just outside leg stump, Gilly tried to dismiss it over midwicket, missed and so did Arun Karthik whose view was blocked


Gayle to Gilchrist, FOUR, found the gap again, full toss and he knows how to deal with those, chipped it between long-on and deep midwicket and you know the result


Gayle to Gilchrist, 1 run, finally finds one in the blockhole, digs it wide of cover, raises the 150-stand, the highest for any wicket in any edition of the IPL, what entertainment

Kings XI Punjab 184/1   AC Gilchrist 81* (42b 5x4 7x6)

Mithun to Gilchrist, no run, a dare dot ball, full outside off, tries to squeeze it to third man, misses, stifled appeal turned down


Mithun to Gilchrist, 1 bye, missed out there, full toss and Gilchrist failed to connect as he tried to dispatch it, the keeper fumbled as well


Mithun to Gilchrist, 1 run, full outside off, reached for it and got an inside edge for a single, good comeback from Mithun this over after that first-ball treatment

Kings XI Punjab 193/1   AC Gilchrist 82* (45b 5x4 7x6)

van der Wath to Gilchrist, SIX, No he can't!! Slower one bowled on a length and Gilly picked it, smashing it over long-off


van der Wath to Gilchrist, no run, good yorker, on middle, dug out into the leg side


van der Wath to Gilchrist, FOUR, doling out length deliveries, Gilly is on his way to a century, stood his ground and crunched it past extra cover


van der Wath to Gilchrist, 1 leg bye, on the pads and he tried to swing him over square leg, struck high on the pads, a single in the end


van der Wath to Gilchrist, 4 leg byes, Gilchrist misses out, or does he? Targeting the pads again and he tries to glance it fine, doesn't get bat but it deflects off the pads to beat the keeper and short fine leg, four more

Kings XI Punjab 209/1   AC Gilchrist 92* (50b 6x4 8x6)

Aravind to Gilchrist, SIX, Gilchrist wastes no time, though. Short ball, was the slower one again but ended up being a long hop, Gilchrist sent it over deep square leg


Aravind to Gilchrist, 4 leg byes, four leg-byes, full delivery on the pads, was looking to just nudge it around to keep strike, instead it clipped his shoe and raced down the third-man boundary, it's his day, folks

Kings XI Punjab 220/1   AC Gilchrist 98* (52b 6x4 9x6)

Langeveldt to Gilchrist, FOUR, Century for Gilchrist, overdue you would think for this season, full and wide and he hammered it over extra cover, plenty of runs in that region today and a fitting way to reach the landmark, well done, riding on the Punjab resurgence is Gilly


Langeveldt to Gilchrist, FOUR, the punishment continues, pitched up and it's sliced over point, Bangalore have no answers to his


Langeveldt to Gilchrist, OUT, gone, Gilly has to go, full toss and he tried to be cheeky there, steered it straight to a perfectly-positioned Gayle at short third man

AC Gilchrist c Gayle b Langeveldt 106 (55b 8x4 9x6) SR: 192.72

Kings XI Punjab 231/2   AC Gilchrist 106 (55b 8x4 9x6)





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