Indian Premier League, 13th match: Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore at Chennai, Apr 12, 2012
Chennai Super Kings won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
12 April 2012 - day/night match (20-over match)
0.4

Ashwin to Gayle, 2 runs, down the leg-side and Gayle flicks it away to fine-leg. No fielder outside the circle and Gayle comes back for a couple.

0.5

Ashwin to Gayle, no run, Defended back to the bowler

0.6

Ashwin to Gayle, 2 runs, played away to the leg-side for a couple of runs down to deep square-leg.

Royal Challengers Bangalore 9/0   CH Gayle 4* (3b)
1.6

Bollinger to Gayle, no run, runs down the pitch and wants to thrash it through the leg-side but the lack of bounce seems to beat him.

Royal Challengers Bangalore 15/0   CH Gayle 4* (4b)
4.2

Ashwin to Gayle, 1 run, knocked it to the leg-side and Gayle happily gives the strike back to Agrawal.

Royal Challengers Bangalore 39/0   CH Gayle 5* (5b)
5.1

Morkel to Gayle, 1 run, tapped on the off-side and he runs away for a single. Agarwal is back on strike.

5.5

Morkel to Gayle, 1 run, Gayle went down the track and tried to punch it over mid-off, but it went on the bounce to the fielder. Bravo was at mid-off and eh threw the stumps down at the non-striker's end but Gayle was just in.

Royal Challengers Bangalore 55/1   CH Gayle 7* (7b)
6.2

Bravo to Gayle, 1 run, cut away by Gayle but he gets only a single yet again, his seventh single in as many balls.

Royal Challengers Bangalore 58/1   CH Gayle 8* (8b)
7.1

Morkel to Gayle, 1 run, slower one, bouncer and Gayle stood really tall and defends well. Goes to short third-man for a single

7.3

Morkel to Gayle, 1 wide, down the leg-side and that is his second wide. Gayle wanted to get a tickle on to that one.

7.3

Morkel to Gayle, 1 run, defended back to the bowler by Kohli.

7.6

Morkel to Gayle, 1 wide, short ball from Morkel, slower again but it goes over the tall Gayle, prompting the umpire to call it a wide.

7.6

Morkel to Gayle, 1 run, played away to the leg-side for a single. Gayle's now played 11 balls for 11 runs. No threes, no fours, no sixes in his innings so far!

Royal Challengers Bangalore 69/1   CH Gayle 11* (11b)
8.1

Raina to Gayle, SIX, Gayle has teed off! Raina has been hit into the long-on stands to get Gayle his first six!

8.2

Raina to Gayle, SIX, Six more! This looked mistimed and it just clears the long-on fielder!

8.3

Raina to Gayle, 1 run, throws his bat for the third time in the over but goes to the fielder at long-on this time.

8.5

Raina to Gayle, 1 wide, down the leg-side and its wide.

8.5

Raina to Gayle, SIX, off the back-foot and Gayle has smacked the short ball over the long-on region yet again! Three sixes for Gayle after he scored 11 off 11!

8.6

Raina to Gayle, no run, defended by Gayle and no run for the big man!

Royal Challengers Bangalore 90/1   CH Gayle 30* (16b 3x6)
9.3

Bravo to Gayle, 1 run, slower one yet again and Gayle defends it on the back-foot and rushes away for a single. That was a bit of ginger running from Gayle.

Royal Challengers Bangalore 92/1   CH Gayle 31* (17b 3x6)
10.1

Morkel to Gayle, 1 run, slower one and nudged away by Gayle for a single.

10.3

Morkel to Gayle, 1 run, shortish again and Gayle gave himself room to pull. The slowness of the ball did not allow him the timing he required.

Royal Challengers Bangalore 99/1   CH Gayle 33* (19b 3x6)
11.2

Jakati to Gayle, 5 wides, aah, poor ball from Jakati, down the leg-side and Gayle and Dhoni both miss it. Through for five wides!

11.2

Jakati to Gayle, 1 run, goes for an expansive shot as you would expect from Gayle but it goes to the square-leg.

11.4

Jakati to Gayle, FOUR, wide outside the off-stump and Gayle cuts it away to the fence. First four for Gayle, Jakati seemed to be fearing that shot over long-on and bowled it wide outside the off-stump.

11.5

Jakati to Gayle, 1 run, pitched on the middle and Gayle drives it to long-on for a single.

Royal Challengers Bangalore 117/1   CH Gayle 39* (22b 1x4 3x6)
12.2

Bravo to Gayle, 1 run, bulleted through the covers by Gayle but they have a fielder in the deep there!

12.4

Bravo to Gayle, 1 run, tapped it away to the off-side for a single.

Royal Challengers Bangalore 122/1   CH Gayle 41* (24b 1x4 3x6)
13.1

Jakati to Gayle, no run, flighted slightly and outside the off-stump, Gayle wanted to cut it away but goes to the fielder.

13.2

Jakati to Gayle, SIX, pitched right up to Gayle and he has smacked it over the long-on fielder. It was a decent idea, but it turned out to be a full-toss!

13.3

Jakati to Gayle, SIX, and again! Gone into the crowds in the deep square-leg region and that brings up his 50.

13.4

Jakati to Gayle, 1 run, short and wide this time and it is cut away to the sweeper. Gayle had 11 runs off his first 11 balls!

Royal Challengers Bangalore 135/1   CH Gayle 54* (28b 1x4 5x6)
14.1

Bravo to Gayle, SIX, slower one and Gayle has tonked it into the roof. Or has it gone out of the stadium? Tom Moody says it should be worth 12. New box balls being called for I think.

14.2

Bravo to Gayle, 1 run, full-toss from Bravo and it is driven straight to long-on. It was whipped to the fielder and he struggled to get hold of it!

14.5

Bravo to Gayle, 1 wide, down the leg-side and Gayle smartly leaves it alone for the umpire to call it wide.

14.5

Bravo to Gayle, 1 run, goes down the pitch and Bravo pitches it right up and outside the off-stump, can only manage to drive it long-on.

Royal Challengers Bangalore 145/1   CH Gayle 62* (31b 1x4 6x6)
15.1

Ashwin to Gayle, 1 run, flighted up on the off-stump driven to the covers and the fielder throws it to Dhoni, who whips the bails away. Third-umpire called for but Kohli is just in.

15.4

Ashwin to Gayle, FOUR, pitched up, just a push outside the off-stump and guess what, it has gone away to the fence! Century beckons...

15.5

Ashwin to Gayle, 1 run, edge outside the off-stump and a single to the short third-man.

Royal Challengers Bangalore 160/1   CH Gayle 68* (34b 2x4 6x6)
16.2

Jadeja to Gayle, OUT, finally gone and it is Jadeja who picks up the wicket of Gayle! Outside the off-stump and pitched right up, and Gayle went for the slash, but only managed to slice it away. Bravo caught hold of that one easily.

CH Gayle c Bravo b Jadeja 68 (80m 35b 2x4 6x6) SR: 194.28

Royal Challengers Bangalore 162/2   CH Gayle 68 (35b 2x4 6x6)
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