Indian Premier League - 44th match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab

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

5.1

Awana to Kohli, FOUR, length ball with width outside off, Kohli stands in his crease and slaps the ball hard through the gap at cover

5.2

Awana to Kohli, 1 run, short of a length outside off, Kohli stays back and opens the face to steer to third man

5.3

Awana to Gayle, no run, Gayle stays in his crease and prods at a good length ball that bounces at lively pace just outside off stump, he was looking to steer that behind point but got beaten

5.4

Awana to Gayle, 1 run, short of a length ball but the line is too straight, Gayle pulls with power but can't beat short fine leg, Nayar throws at the non-striker's end and hits Gayle on the shoulder

5.5

Awana to Kohli, 1 run, Kohli drives to mid-off for a single

5.6

Awana to Gayle, 1 run, short of a length on the pads, Gayle stays back and flicks the ball through square leg

Royal Challengers Bangalore 33/1   P Awana 1-0-8-0

7.1

Awana to Kohli, FOUR, edged and four! Kohli comes half forward and pokes at a good length ball that straightens off the pitch, he gets an outside edge to the third man boundary. There was no slip

7.2

Awana to Kohli, 1 run, slapped off the back foot towards mid off

7.3

Awana to Gayle, 1 run, Gayle makes room but Awana cramps him, Gayle ends up swatting the ball through cover

7.4

Awana to Kohli, no run, full length outside off, Kohli comes on to the front foot to drive but can't beat cover

7.5

Awana to Kohli, no run, Kohli tries to pull a short of a length ball but misses and gets hit on the back

7.6

Awana to Kohli, 1 run, length ball outside off, Kohli opens the face of the bat and steers to third man

Royal Challengers Bangalore 44/1   P Awana 2-0-15-0

12.1

Awana to Gayle, 2 runs, Gayle has been dropped by the substitute David Miller. Gayle was squared up and tried to flat-bat the ball, he ended up slicing it in the air towards wide mid-off, slightly beyond the circle. Miller ran in from long off and to his right, he got to the ball well in time but let it go through his hands

12.2

Awana to Gayle, 1 wide, Awana responds with a sharp bouncer but it is a bit high

12.2

Awana to Gayle, 1 run, Gayle goes back and pulls through square leg

12.3

Awana to Kohli, 1 run, Kohl stands in his crease and hits the ball hard towards mid-off

12.4

Awana to Gayle, FOUR, too full and too straight, poor line when fine leg is in the circle, Gayle stays in his crease and glances off his pads to the boundary

12.5

Awana to Gayle, FOUR, that ball was only a few yards to third man's left but the fielder had no chance, Gayle cut the short of a length ball ferociously, he brings up his fifty with that shot

12.6

Awana to Gayle, SIX, he's making Punjab pay dearly for that drop now, he's charged the bowler and smashed him flat over long-on

Royal Challengers Bangalore 101/1   P Awana 3-0-34-0

18.1

Awana to McDonald, no run, McDonald tries to pull a short ball but gets beaten

18.2

Awana to McDonald, FOUR, McDonald backs away to smash a length ball on the off side but gets a thick edge past the keeper for four

18.3

Awana to McDonald, 1 wide, the short ball is too high, so that's a wide

18.3

Awana to McDonald, 1 run, full and straight, McDonald stays in his crease and drives to long off

18.4

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

18.5

Awana to McDonald, 1 run, good length outside off, McDonald backs away and hits towards cover

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   P Awana 4-0-48-0
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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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