Indian Premier League - 16th match

Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore

Chennai Super Kings won by 4 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)

The Super Kings players have made their way out to the middle. Agarwal and Gayle are making their way out. Two slips in place. Nannes runs in

Mohit Sharma replaces Ankit Rajput in the playing XI for Chennai Super Kings.

Sunil: "Not sure why Dan Christian replaces Henriques after Henriques has been bowling so well for RCB and why no Saurabh Tiwary as yet?" Tiwary, remember, was bought for US$1.6million. Glenn Maxwell, bought for a million, is yet to play for Mumbai Indians.

arun: "@Andy - Though I agree that the issue was not handled properly, its not petty politics. Its a very sensitive issue. Go read about it"

Sunil Narine isn't playing today but before play gets underway, here's Aakash Chopra on why Narine continues to be so effective.

Sahil Jain: "The forced exclusion of Muralitharan may prove a blessing in disguise for RCB. Dhoni plays Muralitharan really well and knows his tricks inside out (Dhoni kept wickets for Muralitharan in earlier IPL editions)"

Toss: Chennai have won the toss and decided to bowl. Rampaul replaces Murali, Dan Christian replaces Henriques and left-arm spinner Syed Mohammad comes in for KL Rahul. We don't yet know about Chennai's changes, but the playing XIs should be up in a bit. Dhoni doesn't think there's a great difference between the tracks in Chennai and Bangalore. He reckons the fast bowlers will have a role to play early on.

Andy: "So this will be the first unfair match of the tournament with RCB having to sit out Muralitharan due to Indian politics. Murali who was an ex-CSK player would have been a handful on the slow, turning conditions in Chennai. A Shame really. Sport being affected by petty politics."

Murali: "Rivalries are created by commentators.. Wish they stop saying that word.. Chennai and Bangalore are at peace!"

7.30pm We're still waiting on the toss. In the meantime you could read this piece about how TV ratings for this season's IPL have come down.

7.20pm Hello folks, two rival cities in more ways than one, take your pick. Chennai take on Bangalore in Chennai today. Royal Challengers are leading the table currently with three wins from four games, Mumbai will be joining them soon. Super Kings have won one and lost one so far.

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0.1

Nannes to Gayle, no run, slightly short on leg stump, strikes him high on the pads as he tries to work it square

0.2

Nannes to Gayle, no run, back of a length on middle and leg, strikes him on the thigh again as he tries to work it into the leg side

0.3

Nannes to Gayle, no run, back of a length on middle, rocks on the back foot and defends it in front of the bowler

0.4

Nannes to Gayle, no run, nice delivery, pitched up outside off, moving away from a length, he leaves that alone to the keeper

0.5

Nannes to Gayle, no run, banged in short on middle and Gayle sways out of the way in time

0.6

Nannes to Gayle, 1 wide, down the leg side and it's called a wide, Gayle tries to clip that fine but can't make contact

0.6

Nannes to Gayle, FOUR, low full toss, the extra delivery costs him, struck sweetly past mid-on for a boundary, Gayle's away, struck off the meat

End of over 1 (5 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 5/0 (RR: 5.00)
CH Gayle    4* (6b 1x4)      DP Nannes    1-0-5-0
MA Agarwal    0* (0b)     

Chris Morris to bowl, backs out of the run-up, heads back to the bowl. Two slips in place

1.1

Morris to Agarwal, 1 run, angling in towards middle, that's defended wide of extra cover for a single

1.2

Morris to Gayle, no run, pitched on a length outside off, he leaves that one alone to the keeper

1.3

Morris to Gayle, no run, short of a good length, almost dragged it back on, gets an inside edge as he tries to tap it into the off side, didn't miss the stumps by much

1.4

Morris to Gayle, no run, on the stumps this time, pushed back towards the bowler

1.5

Morris to Gayle, OUT, Gayle's gone, big blow, made room to that good length ball and had to reach for it as it was pitched outside off, stretched, got a thick edge straight to Dhoni

CH Gayle c †Dhoni b Morris 4 (8m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

One big obstacle out of the way for Chennai, they've got a massive wicket early, Kohli walks in. That's a dangerous trio - Gayle, Kohli, and AB

1.6

Morris to Kohli, no run, pushed it full outside off, digs it out towards point

End of over 2 (1 run) Royal Challengers Bangalore 6/1 (RR: 3.00)
V Kohli    0* (1b)      CH Morris    1-0-1-1
MA Agarwal    1* (1b)      DP Nannes    1-0-5-0

2.1

Nannes to Agarwal, no run, edged and short, short of a good length, moved away, got a thick edge short of first slip, tried to open the face there

2.2

Nannes to Agarwal, no run, short and wide and he reaches to cut that past point, misses

2.3

Nannes to Agarwal, no run, slightly short outside off, runs it towards point from the crease

2.4

Nannes to Agarwal, no run, goodish length on middle, gets on the back foot and knocks it down into the off side

2.5

Nannes to Agarwal, FOUR, back of a length outside off, cuts it through point and cover, was in full control of that one, boundary

2.6

Nannes to Agarwal, 1 run, hits a good length, opens the face a little and guides that one down to third man for a single

End of over 3 (5 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 11/1 (RR: 3.66)
MA Agarwal    6* (7b 1x4)      DP Nannes    2-0-10-0
V Kohli    0* (1b)      CH Morris    1-0-1-1

Mohit Sharma from Haryana runs in

3.1

Sharma to Agarwal, no run, back of a length on middle, gets on the back foot and turns it into the leg side

3.2

Sharma to Agarwal, no run, slightly short on middle, rocks on the back foot and punches it towards extra cover

3.3

Sharma to Agarwal, 1 run, slightly short on middle, rocks on the back foot and works it in the direction of midwicket

A short midwicket in place

3.4

Sharma to Kohli, no run, angling in towards middle, gets across and drives it towards mid-on

3.5

Sharma to Kohli, 1 run, shortish outside off, another single to third man, easily guided down

3.6

Sharma to Agarwal, FOUR, smartly done, bowled at 129.6 kmph according to the IPL speedometer, opened the face at just the last moment to late-cut it past the keeper for a boundary

End of over 4 (6 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 17/1 (RR: 4.25)
MA Agarwal    11* (11b 2x4)      MM Sharma    1-0-6-0
V Kohli    1* (3b)      DP Nannes    2-0-10-0

A slip for Morris

4.1

Morris to Kohli, 1 run, back of a length on middle, knocks it down in front of midwicket for a single

okesh: "Could it be that Maxwell was bought only so that the other teams couldn't buy him and play him against Mumbai?"

4.2

Morris to Agarwal, 1 run, back of a length outside off, cuts that towards third man for a single

4.3

Morris to Kohli, FOUR, width and Kohli cashes in, opens up and flays that over the in-field on the off side for a one bounce four

4.4

Morris to Kohli, 3 runs, easy pickings for Kohli, turns it off the hips past short fine into the deep, Badrinath runs across from deep square leg and pulls the ball back in, diving over the ropes as he's doing it, saves a run

4.5

Morris to Agarwal, no run, angling in towards middle, gets front and across and pushes it back to the bowler

4.6

Morris to Agarwal, no run, ooh, that lands just short of extra cover, slower one dragged short and Agarwal checks his shot as he punches at that one, was uppish but is lucky it didn't carry

End of over 5 (9 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 26/1 (RR: 5.20)
MA Agarwal    12* (14b 2x4)      CH Morris    2-0-10-1
V Kohli    9* (6b 1x4)      MM Sharma    1-0-6-0

5.1

Sharma to Kohli, no run, Sharma bowls that slightly short on middle and Kohli punches that down the ground to mid-on

5.2

Sharma to Kohli, 1 run, back of a length outside off, guides it down to third man for a single

5.3

Sharma to Agarwal, 1 run, shortish on middle, looks to pull it square, gets a thick inside edge as he tries to do that, just a single to deep square leg

5.4

Sharma to Kohli, no run, drops that one in front of point, wants the single but is sent back by Agarwal

5.5

Sharma to Kohli, FOUR, Punished, short on the off and Kohli pulls it away disdainfully over midwicket for a one-bounce four

5.6

Sharma to Kohli, 1 run, pitched on a length, pushes it uppishly through the line to mid-off for a quick single

Chennai won't mind that, 33 off the Powerplay with the big wicket of Gayle.

End of over 6 (7 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 33/1 (RR: 5.50)
V Kohli    15* (11b 2x4)      MM Sharma    2-0-13-0
MA Agarwal    13* (15b 2x4)      CH Morris    2-0-10-1

R Ashwin brought on

6.1

Ashwin to Kohli, no run, floating in towards middle, gets across and drives it to midwicket

6.2

Ashwin to Kohli, no run, flatter on the off, takes it from the off and turns it away to midwicket

6.3

Ashwin to Kohli, no run, slowed it up this time, gets forward and just defends it in front of the bowler

6.4

Ashwin to Kohli, no run, flatter and straight on middle, flicked away towards square leg from the crease, can't beat the in-field

6.5

Ashwin to Kohli, 1 run, turns it away through midwicket into the deep for a single

6.6

Ashwin to Agarwal, 1 run, goes on straight, punches that through extra cover into the deep for a single, tidy start for Ashwin

End of over 7 (2 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 35/1 (RR: 5.00)
MA Agarwal    14* (16b 2x4)      R Ashwin    1-0-2-0
V Kohli    16* (16b 2x4)      MM Sharma    2-0-13-0

Ravindra Jadejaaaaa, comes on

7.1

Jadeja to Agarwal, 1 run, slipped it flat on middle, gets a thick inside edge as he tries to play that through cover, past midwicket for a single

7.2

Jadeja to Kohli, 1 run, that turned and it was played smartly by Kohli who waited for it and guided it past short third for a single

7.3

Jadeja to Agarwal, SIX, Agarwal clears long-on, charges out to that flighted delivery and launches it high and long over long-on

7.4

Jadeja to Agarwal, 1 run, flatter and quicker on middle, pulls it away towards deep midwicket for a single

7.5

Jadeja to Kohli, no run, slightly short, punches it towards extra cover from the crease

7.6

Jadeja to Kohli, 2 runs, slightly short outside off, cut away past point into the deep for a couple of runs

End of over 8 (11 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 46/1 (RR: 5.75)
V Kohli    19* (19b 2x4)      RA Jadeja    1-0-11-0
MA Agarwal    22* (19b 2x4 1x6)      R Ashwin    1-0-2-0

8.1

Ashwin to Agarwal, 1 run, appeared to come off the back of the hand and turned in, the offspinner, chopped past point for a single

8.2

Ashwin to Kohli, 1 run, gets on the back foot and turns it wide of short fine for one more

8.3

Ashwin to Agarwal, 1 run, pushed it full on middle, drives it towards long-on for a single

8.4

Ashwin to Kohli, 1 run, flatter this time, punched towards long-off for a single to raise the Bangalore fifty

8.5

Ashwin to Agarwal, 1 wide, OUT, A leg-side stumping, Dhoni was smooth on that, flat delivery bowled outside leg, Agarwal charged out and then had to change direction but failed to make contact, Dhoni collected and took out the bails, wide signalled but Chennai won't mind that

MA Agarwal st †Dhoni b Ashwin 24 (36m 21b 2x4 1x6) SR: 114.28

The much-needed strategic time-out has just been taken. A slow start in T20 terms for Bangalore, but they've got the batting they need to push on from here.

Venkatesh: "Great sync between Dhoni and Ashwin, both of them were quickly on page during Mayank's dismissal"

AB is the new man

8.5

Ashwin to de Villiers, no run, flighted from Ashwin, worked away but straight to midwicket

8.6

Ashwin to de Villiers, FOUR, A wristspinner's action and he's been smashed, turns out to be a full toss outside off and AB thwacks him over extra cover

Ashwin wasn't happy, was admonishing himself after that boundary

End of over 9 (9 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 55/2 (RR: 6.11)
AB de Villiers    4* (2b 1x4)      R Ashwin    2-0-11-1
V Kohli    21* (21b 2x4)      RA Jadeja    1-0-11-0

9.1

Jadeja to Kohli, 1 run

9.2

Jadeja to de Villiers, 1 run, makes room does AB and chips it past extra cover for a single

9.3

Jadeja to Kohli, 1 run, fullish outside off and Kohli eases that through point and cover for a single

9.4

Jadeja to de Villiers, 1 run, flighted on the off, pushed through past extra cover for one more

9.5

Jadeja to Kohli, 1 run, flatter on middle, gets forward and turns it past square leg for a single

9.6

Jadeja to de Villiers, FOUR, shortish on middle, pulled away and finds the gap, struck it hard to beat deep midwicket who tried to cut that off running to his left but failed

End of over 10 (9 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 64/2 (RR: 6.40)
AB de Villiers    10* (5b 2x4)      RA Jadeja    2-0-20-0
V Kohli    24* (24b 2x4)      R Ashwin    2-0-11-1

10.1

Ashwin to Kohli, 1 run, lovely wristwork by Kohli, charged out to whip that from the off stump but struck it on the bounce to deep midwicket

10.2

Ashwin to de Villiers, 1 run, slightly short on middle, flicked away through square leg for a single

10.3

Ashwin to Kohli, no run, drives it on the front foot towards midwicket, AB was backing up there, Raina aimed at the non-striker's end and missed

10.4

Ashwin to Kohli, 1 run, slowed it up and held it back, comes down the track and punches it to long-off for a single

10.5

Ashwin to de Villiers, 1 run, fired down the leg side and AB will feel he missed out there, swept it straight down to deep backward square leg for a single

10.6

Ashwin to Kohli, 1 run, fullish on leg stump, drives it through midwicket into the deep for a single, that makes Kohli the highest run-getter this IPL

End of over 11 (5 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 69/2 (RR: 6.27)
V Kohli    27* (28b 2x4)      R Ashwin    3-0-16-1
AB de Villiers    12* (7b 2x4)      RA Jadeja    2-0-20-0

Bravo runs in

11.1

Bravo to Kohli, 2 runs, slower one bowled short outside off, knocks it past point, third man takes a while to get to it, a couple of runs

11.2

Bravo to Kohli, 1 run, pitched on a length and that's been drilled down the ground to long-on for a single

11.3

Bravo to de Villiers, 1 run, an offcutter on the off, pushed gently between extra cover and point for a single

11.4

Bravo to Kohli, no run, that's gone, there was a sound! Oh, the umpire shakes his head, short of a good lenght and Kohli was looking to open the face, there was a noise as the ball went past the outside edge, and Dhoni went up immediately, replays show there was contact, with the bottom of the glove, the umpire doesn't think so. AK Chowdhary was the umpire, Kohli's been given a reprieve

11.5

Bravo to Kohli, no run, slower one bowled short outside off, pushed straight to point

11.6

Bravo to Kohli, 1 run, pushes that one down the ground to long-on for a single

End of over 12 (5 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 74/2 (RR: 6.16)
V Kohli    31* (33b 2x4)      DJ Bravo    1-0-5-0
AB de Villiers    13* (8b 2x4)      R Ashwin    3-0-16-1

12.1

Ashwin to Kohli, SIX, Kohli sends that into the second tier, tossed up, he charged out and hammered it hard over the long-on boundary

12.2

Ashwin to Kohli, 2 runs, flicked away through square leg into the deep for a couple more runs

12.3

Ashwin to Kohli, 2 runs, flat and full on leg stump, that's just nudged past midwicket and these two are swift between the wickets, AB calls for the second and makes it in time

12.4

Ashwin to Kohli, 1 run, the carrom ball, punched past extra cover for a single

12.5

Ashwin to de Villiers, no run, attempting the reverse-paddle, doesn't connect it well enough, wanted the single but Kohli decided against it

12.6

Ashwin to de Villiers, 1 run, long hop, it's pulled away towards deep square leg, AB will again feel he missed out, just the single

End of over 13 (12 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 86/2 (RR: 6.61)
AB de Villiers    14* (10b 2x4)      R Ashwin    4-0-28-1
V Kohli    42* (37b 2x4 1x6)      DJ Bravo    1-0-5-0

13.1

Bravo to de Villiers, FOUR, Superb from AB, took it from the off stump, moved well across and paddled it past short fine for a boundary

13.2

Bravo to de Villiers, 2 runs, on a length on the off, makes room and slices that towards deep point for a couple of runs

13.3

Bravo to de Villiers, 1 leg bye, moved well across, outside off, and was looking to turn it past midwicket, struck on the pads, they get a leg-bye, don't know what Bravo was appealing for there

13.4

Bravo to Kohli, 1 run, slower one outside off, tries to open the face there, gets an inside edge in the direction of short fine for a single

13.5

Bravo to de Villiers, FOUR, easy pickings for AB, slower one from Bravo, turns out to be a full toss, was the attempted legcutter, just helps it past the diving square leg

13.6

Bravo to de Villiers, 1 run, AB tries to reverse-paddle past short third, gets an outside edge this time, a leading edge, past extra cover for a single

Another strategic time-out

End of over 14 (13 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 99/2 (RR: 7.07)
AB de Villiers    25* (15b 4x4)      DJ Bravo    2-0-17-0
V Kohli    43* (38b 2x4 1x6)      R Ashwin    4-0-28-1

Nannes runs in

14.1

Nannes to de Villiers, FOUR, slower one and AB picks the length early to swing it behind square leg, there is a fine leg in place but he's got no chance there

14.2

Nannes to de Villiers, FOUR, this one has been smashed in front of square, banged in short on middle and he bludgeons it past midwicket

Nisar: "I've played enough cricket to know that the batsman would know when he edges a ball. In Kohli's case, it was way too obvious and he still stood there knowing he had edged it. Fairplay rating would take a beating tonight for RCB."

14.3

Nannes to de Villiers, no run, some width there and he mistimes it, gets a thick inside edge back to the bowler

14.4

Nannes to de Villiers, 3 runs, Hussey doesn't age, full toss outside off and he squeezes that past extra cover, Hussey runs across from deep extra cover and dives full length to his right to drag that back in

14.5

Nannes to Kohli, (no ball) 1 run, banged in short on middle, freehit coming, he overstepped there, they pick a single as he drops that in front of point

14.5

Nannes to de Villiers, 1 run, slower one bowled short, the freehit doesn't cost much, AB made room there and tried to smack it over midwicket, mistimed it just for a single

14.6

Nannes to Kohli, 2 runs, banged in short on middle and Kohli pulls that over midwicket for a couple of runs

End of over 15 (16 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 115/2 (RR: 7.66)
V Kohli    46* (40b 2x4 1x6)      DP Nannes    3-0-26-0
AB de Villiers    37* (20b 6x4)      DJ Bravo    2-0-17-0

Bravo back on to bowl

15.1

Bravo to de Villiers, 2 runs, on the pads and it's flicked past square leg into the deep for a couple of runs

15.2

Bravo to de Villiers, 1 wide, banged in short outside leg stump, tries to help that on its way fine, misses, called a wide

15.2

Bravo to de Villiers, 1 run, on a good length outside off, tries to swing it past midwicket, mistimes it to long-on for a single

15.3

Bravo to Kohli, 1 run, dropped, Bravo tried to snap that one with his left hand, Kohli mistimed it back towards him and Bravo reacted in time but couldn't hold on in his follow through

15.4

Bravo to de Villiers, 1 run, drives that one down to long-on for a single

15.5

Bravo to Kohli, 1 wide, down the leg side, almost a full toss, Kohli got no bat on that one, a wide

15.5

Bravo to Kohli, 2 runs, slower one on leg stump, tickled, uppishly, through square leg for a well-run couple, Kohli is made to work hard for the second as Hussey sends out a powerful throw, hits Kohli's bat

15.6

Bravo to Kohli, 1 run, slower one bowled round the wicket on middle, flicked through midwicket for a single to bring up his half-century, a fluent one but also fortuitous, was caught-behind earlier in his innings

End of over 16 (10 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 125/2 (RR: 7.81)
V Kohli    50* (43b 2x4 1x6)      DJ Bravo    3-0-27-0
AB de Villiers    41* (23b 6x4)      DP Nannes    3-0-26-0

16.1

Morris to Kohli, SIX, length ball and it's punished, in the slot on the off and Kohli picks that up to deposit it over the wide long-on boundary

16.2

Morris to Kohli, no run, length again but straight to the fielder this time, driven superbly but straight to Hussey at extra cover

16.3

Morris to Kohli, 2 runs, slower legcutter, on leg and middle, pushes it gently through midwicket and they have enough time to run back for the second

16.4

Morris to Kohli, OUT, edged and gone, short and wide and Kohli charged out to cut that over point, the shot was well and truly one, ended up getting a thick edge to Dhoni

V Kohli c †Dhoni b Morris 58 (66m 47b 2x4 2x6) SR: 123.40

An excellent stand, apart from the shots to the boundary they ran brilliantly between wickets. RCB will be eyeing 170 here

Christian is the new man

16.5

Morris to Christian, 2 runs, on a good length, pushes that one through extra cover for a couple of runs

16.6

Morris to Christian, OUT, Christian, who replaced Henriques for this match, goes, short and he pulls it straight to midwicket, was intending to go over that man but ended up doling out a simple catch

DT Christian c Raina b Morris 2 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Much left to AB now to do in the death overs.

End of over 17 (10 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 135/4 (RR: 7.94)
     CH Morris    3-0-20-3
AB de Villiers    41* (23b 6x4)      DJ Bravo    3-0-27-0

Rampaul walks in

17.1

Bravo to de Villiers, 1 run, slower one on a good length, flicked through midwicket into the deep for a single

17.2

Bravo to Rampaul, no run, beaten, short of a good length and gets that one to nip away, just went past the outside edge as he tried to open the face

17.3

Bravo to Rampaul, no run, gets forward and tries to open the face again, this is slightly wider, misses

17.4

Bravo to Rampaul, 1 wide, wide, has to reach for that one, tries to square-drive that past point, doesn't get his bat to it

17.4

Bravo to Rampaul, 1 wide, wide again, has to reach out to play that one, too wide outside off stump

17.4

Bravo to Rampaul, no run, angling in towards middle and it's been pushed back to the bowler

17.5

Bravo to Rampaul, OUT, Rampaul goes, dismissed by his team-mate, outside off and he chases that one, gets a thick edge and Dhoni dives low to his left to complete a sharp catch, Bravo celebrates in typical Bravo style, a jig on the middle of the pitch

R Rampaul c †Dhoni b Bravo 0 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Arun Karthik walks in

Saugat: "Ravi Rampaul comes in at no 6. Talks a lot about RCB batting depth. Apart from the dangerous trio and occassional burst from Agarwal and Moises, they don't have much firepower. True, that these 3 are doing their job so perfectly that you don't even need anyone else, but there is a law of average when all 3 might fail on the same day. Hope that doesn't happen in the knockouts (pretty certain they'd make it to the top 4)"

17.6

Bravo to Arun Karthik, 2 runs, slower one on the off, drags that over midwicket into the deep for a couple of runs

End of over 18 (5 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 140/5 (RR: 7.77)
KB Arun Karthik    2* (1b)      DJ Bravo    4-0-32-1
AB de Villiers    42* (24b 6x4)      CH Morris    3-0-20-3

18.1

Morris to de Villiers, 2 runs, aiming for the yorker, was outside off, squeezed past extra cover into the deep for a couple of runs

18.2

Morris to de Villiers, SIX, that's disappeared, picked the slower one and gave it a good whack, smashed it from the crease over the deep midwicket boundary, brings up his half-century

18.3

Morris to de Villiers, 2 runs, goes across to scoop that one over short fine for a couple of runs

18.4

Morris to de Villiers, FOUR, dropped, Ashwin was the man at short fine, tried to scoop that one too but didn't get it as high as he wanted, Ashwin was the man at short fine, stretched his right hand to snap that, got his hand to it but it didn't stick, AB gets the desired result, it rolls over the ropes for a boundary

18.5

Morris to de Villiers, 2 runs, fullish on middle and leg, flicked through square leg for a well-run couple again

18.6

Morris to de Villiers, FOUR, poor ball, full toss on the off, makes room and clatters that over extra cover, almost carried for six, middled it superbly

End of over 19 (20 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 160/5 (RR: 8.42)
AB de Villiers    62* (30b 8x4 1x6)      CH Morris    4-0-40-3
KB Arun Karthik    2* (1b)      DJ Bravo    4-0-32-1

Nannes to bowl the last over

19.1

Nannes to Arun Karthik, no run, short of a length and Karthik misses out, made room to cut that past point, didn't make contact

19.2

Nannes to Arun Karthik, no run, swing and a miss again, got across to swing it over midwicket, again made no contact

19.3

Nannes to Arun Karthik, 2 runs, shortish outside off and he smacks it in front of extra cover into the deep for a couple of runs

19.4

Nannes to Arun Karthik, 1 run, tries to swing that past midwicket, got an inside edge onto the show for a single

19.5

Nannes to de Villiers, 2 runs, two more, pitched on a length, lofts it over extra cover, didn't time it all too well, a couple more

19.6

Nannes to de Villiers, OUT, holes out in the end, slices that fullish delivery straight to deep extra cover where Bravo takes a simple chance

AB de Villiers c Bravo b Nannes 64 (57m 32b 8x4 1x6) SR: 200.00

An excellent last over from Nannes, just the five runs but RCB will back themselves to defend this. Kohli and AB have set this up well. Join us in a bit for the chase.

End of over 20 (5 runs) Royal Challengers Bangalore 165/6
     DP Nannes    4-0-31-1
KB Arun Karthik    5* (5b)      CH Morris    4-0-40-3
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Apr 13, 2013

Ravindra Jadeja smokes one down the ground, Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2013, Chennai, April 13, 2013

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