Indian Premier League, 50th match: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Deccan Chargers at Bengaluru, May 6, 2012
Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
6 May 2012 - night match (20-over match)
0.3

Dhawan to Gayle, 1 run, tosses it up, Gayle only pushes it down to long off

Royal Challengers Bangalore 2/0   CH Gayle 1* (1b)
2.2

Pratap Singh to Gayle, 1 run, defends a length ball around off towards point, and off they go, Dilshan makes his ground with a dive

2.4

Pratap Singh to Gayle, 1 run, hurried into a defensive push as the ball straightens on middle and leg, gets it in front of square leg

Royal Challengers Bangalore 22/0   CH Gayle 3* (3b)
3.1

Steyn to Gayle, no run, good length on middle and leg, Gayle quietly defends

3.2

Steyn to Gayle, no run, short, rears up at Gayle, who does well to drop it softly towards point

3.3

Steyn to Gayle, no run, Gayle has had enough, he makes room and charges out to have a go at Steyn, cannot connect with a 149 kph delivery

3.4

Steyn to Gayle, no run, ripper of a bouncer at 143.1 kph, Gayle does the wise thing, he ducks, just in time

3.5

Steyn to Gayle, no run, and another one, the slower bouncer now, right on target, at Gayle's head, he goes down under it again

3.6

Steyn to Gayle, no run, a maiden, to Chris Gayle, the third bouncer on the trot, Gayle has nothing to do with it, down he goes under it, corker of an over from Steyn

Royal Challengers Bangalore 26/0   CH Gayle 3* (9b)
4.2

Pratap Singh to Gayle, 1 run, opens up and forces a back of a length ball wide of mid on

4.6

Pratap Singh to Gayle, 1 run, slaps a length ball to cover for one

Royal Challengers Bangalore 36/0   CH Gayle 5* (11b)
5.1

Anand Rajan to Gayle, 1 run, wide, back of a length, but he can only get one as there is sweeper cover

5.4

Anand Rajan to Gayle, no run, Gayle wants some runs, he opens up, stands with feet wide apart but finds square leg as he has a go

5.5

Anand Rajan to Gayle, no run, beaten outside off as he tries to guide a widish pitched up ball

5.6

Anand Rajan to Gayle, FOUR, poor ball, really, with no fine leg, no short fine leg, he bowls it full on the pads, and Gayle helps himself to a flicked four

Royal Challengers Bangalore 46/0   CH Gayle 10* (15b 1x4)
7.1

Mishra to Gayle, 1 run, full on leg, worked with the spin to midwicket

7.5

Mishra to Gayle, 1 run, flighted googly, he waits on it and pushes to long off

Royal Challengers Bangalore 65/0   CH Gayle 12* (17b 1x4)
8.2

Ashish Reddy to Gayle, 1 run, full ball squeezed out to third man

Royal Challengers Bangalore 68/0   CH Gayle 13* (18b 1x4)
9.4

Mishra to Gayle, 1 run, mistimes the pull to long on

9.6

Mishra to Gayle, SIX, the angle does not work for Mishra, Gayle brings up his 100th six in the IPL with a calm swing over deep square leg

Royal Challengers Bangalore 83/0   CH Gayle 20* (20b 1x4 1x6)
10.3

Anand Rajan to Gayle, 1 wide, length ball far too wide down leg

10.3

Anand Rajan to Gayle, SIX, there he goes, length delivery, Gayle has let many of them go unpunished today, this one is not so fortunate, and he winds up to clobber it high over wide long on

10.4

Anand Rajan to Gayle, OUT, oh well, Gayle is bowled this time, he jumped out of the crease looking to go big again, this ball was much fuller, almost yorker length, and Gayle misses, only to lose his stumps

CH Gayle b Anand Rajan 26 (52m 22b 1x4 2x6) SR: 118.18

Royal Challengers Bangalore 91/1   CH Gayle 26 (22b 1x4 2x6)
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