Indian Premier League - 44th match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab

Kings XI Punjab won by 4 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)

15.3

Azhar Mahmood to de Villiers, no run, good length close to off stump, AB stays in his crease, prods, and is beaten

15.4

Azhar Mahmood to de Villiers, no run, AB charges and cuts a length ball hard, doesn't beat Mandeep at point

15.5

Azhar Mahmood to de Villiers, 2 runs, the short ball and AB pulls towards deep square leg where Chawla has to cover some ground to field

15.6

Azhar Mahmood to de Villiers, 1 run, AB steps out of his crease again and cuts the ball in front of point. Time-out is being taken

Royal Challengers Bangalore 129/2   AB de Villiers 3* (4b)

16.1

Chawla to de Villiers, no run, AB steps out, isn't to the pitch of the ball, and defends

16.2

Chawla to de Villiers, FOUR, AB unfurls the reverse hit and smacks the ball flat through backward point

16.3

Chawla to de Villiers, 1 run, AB mistimes the cut off the back foot through point

16.6

Chawla to de Villiers, no run, driven off the front foot to point

Royal Challengers Bangalore 135/3   AB de Villiers 8* (8b 1x4)

17.2

Hussey to de Villiers, 1 run, AB reverse-hits the ball to cover

17.4

Hussey to de Villiers, 1 run, AB swings off the front foot, hitting the ball with a golf swing towards long-on

Royal Challengers Bangalore 139/3   AB de Villiers 10* (10b 1x4)

18.4

Awana to de Villiers, 1 run, AB backs away but Awana follows him, he mis-times the pull on the leg side

18.6

Awana to de Villiers, SIX, that's been slashed for six over third man! AB backed away against a short of a length ball and swung hard, placing the ball wide of third man and into the Kings XI dugout

Royal Challengers Bangalore 154/3   AB de Villiers 17* (12b 1x4 1x6)

19.3

Azhar Mahmood to de Villiers, OUT, would you believe it, AB has swatted a full toss straight to mid-on, Mahmood's got away with that one

AB de Villiers c Chawla b Azhar Mahmood 17 (20m 13b 1x4 1x6) SR: 130.76

Royal Challengers Bangalore 155/5   AB de Villiers 17 (13b 1x4 1x6)
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Photos

May 2, 2012

Piyush Chawla after hitting the winning six off the penultimate ball, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab, IPL, Bangalore, May 2, 2012

Piyush Chawla after hitting the winning six off the penultimate ball

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May 2, 2012

Nitin Saini made his maiden Twenty20 half-century, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab, IPL, Bangalore, May 2, 2012

Nitin Saini made his maiden Twenty20 half-century

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