Indian Premier League - 44th match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab

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

1.1

Harris to Agarwal, SIX, and he's been given a rousing welcome, Agarwal makes room by moving towards leg and throws his bat at a full ball, slicing it high and over the point boundary

Royal Challengers Bangalore 7/0   MA Agarwal 7* (7b 1x6)   RJ Harris 0.1-0-6-0

9.1

Chawla to Gayle, SIX, short ball first up and Gayle launches his first six, heaving across the line to send the ball into the stands beyond deep midwicket

Royal Challengers Bangalore 54/1   CH Gayle 27* (20b 3x4 1x6)   PP Chawla 0.1-0-6-0

11.1

Chawla to Gayle, SIX, that's short again, and you have to be lucky to escape punishment with that length against Gayle, he rocks back and heaves over the wide long-on boundary

Royal Challengers Bangalore 70/1   CH Gayle 38* (27b 3x4 2x6)   PP Chawla 1.1-0-17-0

11.4

Chawla to Kohli, SIX, Kohli finally breaks free, stepping out to the ball and hitting through the line even though he was not to the pitch of the ball, he slams that far over long on

Royal Challengers Bangalore 80/1   V Kohli 32* (33b 3x4 1x6)   PP Chawla 1.4-0-27-0

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   CH Gayle 56* (33b 5x4 3x6)   P Awana 3-0-34-0

13.1

Nayar to Kohli, SIX, Kohli has welcomed Nayar into the attack by stepping out and lofting a length ball over long-off, hit that cleanly with a full swing of the bat

Royal Challengers Bangalore 107/1   V Kohli 41* (37b 3x4 2x6)   AM Nayar 0.1-0-6-0

13.5

Nayar to Gayle, SIX, that is the highest six I have seen. Gayle went on the back foot and heaved with all his immense might, carting a length ball into orbit over the bowler's head. That ball has cleared the roof

Royal Challengers Bangalore 116/1   CH Gayle 63* (35b 5x4 4x6)   AM Nayar 0.5-0-15-0

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)   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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