Indian Premier League - 1st qualifying final

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings won by 6 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)

3.2

Ashwin to Gayle, SIX, slightly too short, not too short mind you, but Gayle rocks back and pulls this over cow corner. No respect tonight

Royal Challengers Bangalore 30/0   CH Gayle 8* (8b 1x6)   R Ashwin 0.2-0-6-0

11.2

Jakati to de Villiers, SIX, slightly short, not a long hop really, but de Villiers is lightning quick in rocking back and pulling it over midwicket

Royal Challengers Bangalore 83/2   AB de Villiers 9* (7b 1x6)   SB Jakati 2.2-0-23-0

13.3

Jakati to Pomersbach, SIX, Top shot, coming down the track, lofting this over long-off. Almost inside-out

Royal Challengers Bangalore 102/3   LA Pomersbach 9* (4b 1x6)   SB Jakati 3.3-0-34-1

14.4

Bravo to Pomersbach, SIX, Fat flat six, one of the flattest you'll see. Pulled away from rib high, and goes over midwicket, into the boundary boards

Royal Challengers Bangalore 119/3   LA Pomersbach 24* (10b 2x4 2x6)   DJ Bravo 2.4-0-26-1

15.6

Ashwin to Kohli, SIX, Kohli gets into the hitting party now. What a clean shot without any fuss. Length ball, on middle and leg, and he wristily drives it over cow corner

Royal Challengers Bangalore 131/3   V Kohli 38* (29b 3x4 1x6)   R Ashwin 3-0-20-1

18.3

Morkel to Kohli, SIX, Whoa. What a hit. Poor bowling I must say. Gentle pace. Length ball. Ripe for the taking. Over long-on

Royal Challengers Bangalore 160/4   V Kohli 58* (37b 5x4 2x6)   JA Morkel 3.3-0-33-0

18.4

Morkel to Kohli, SIX, Length ball again. Gentle pace again. Morkel cannot keep bowling this length at this pace. And Kohli handsomely goes inside-out over extra cover

Royal Challengers Bangalore 166/4   V Kohli 64* (38b 5x4 3x6)   JA Morkel 3.4-0-39-0
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RCB won by 43 runs
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May 24, 2011

MS Dhoni makes it in time just as the throw comes in, Bangalore v Chennai, 1st qualifier, IPL 2011, Mumbai, May 24, 2011

MS Dhoni makes it in time just as the throw comes in

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May 24, 2011

A concerned Suresh Raina checks R Ashwin after he took a blow to his head, Bangalore v Chennai, 1st qualifier, IPL 2011, Mumbai, May 24, 2011

A concerned Suresh Raina checks R Ashwin after he took a blow to his head

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