Indian Premier League - 31st match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Pune Warriors

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 130 runs

0.1

Kumar to Gayle, no run, drifts towards the pads and he gently clips it straight to midwicket

0.2

Kumar to Gayle, no run, that's a beauty! Beats him outside off, just a hint of away movement, Gayle prods forward

0.3

Kumar to Gayle, 1 run, off the mark with a gentle push towards mid-off, good away swing, doesn't hit it too hard

Royal Challengers Bangalore 1/0   CH Gayle 1* (3b)

1.1

Pandey to Gayle, FOUR, poor start for Pandey, this was full and wide outside off and Gayle simply had to put that away, smashed off the front foot past cover

1.2

Pandey to Gayle, FOUR, 4.40: poor length and line again, this was shorter and just as wide, stays back and slaps that wide of cover and point

1.3

Pandey to Gayle, no run, Pandey is on target this time, Gayle stays back at the crease and defends

1.4

Pandey to Gayle, (no ball) FOUR, and it's an overstep too! On the pads and easily flicked away to fine leg

1.4

Pandey to Gayle, FOUR, Free Hit: Attempts a yorker but it's a low full toss, Gayle makes some room and swings across the line and it's a four to deep square leg

1.5

Pandey to Gayle, no run, follows it up with a quick bouncer and he swing and misses

1.6

Pandey to Gayle, FOUR, a horrid over comes to an end, this was full and wide outside off, Gayle gets under the bounce and scoops it over mid-off, nearly a six

Royal Challengers Bangalore 24/0   CH Gayle 21* (10b 5x4)

3.1

Dinda to Gayle, 1 run, Dinda drifts a bit on the pads and he tucks it away to fine leg

Royal Challengers Bangalore 29/0   CH Gayle 22* (11b 5x4)

4.1

Marsh to Gayle, SIX, the first of many? Marsh bowls a length ball on middle and leg and he lofts through the line and clears long-on

4.2

Marsh to Gayle, SIX, goes the other way this time! This was wide outside off and he comes forward and scoops it over extra cover

4.3

Marsh to Gayle, FOUR, this was the slower ball and still wide outside off, Gayle stays back and moves his back leg across and awkwardly carves it over point

4.4

Marsh to Gayle, no run, swings across the line and he mistimes it to midwicket

4.5

Marsh to Gayle, SIX, they're coming! Marsh errs by bowling length again, that too a touch too wide outside off, Gayle lofts over the sightscreen

4.6

Marsh to Gayle, SIX, Gayle's on 50 already and it's a 28-run over! Marsh pitches it up and with a free swing Gayle takes him downtown, down to the sightscreen, 50 off 17 balls

Royal Challengers Bangalore 61/0   CH Gayle 50* (17b 6x4 4x6)

6.1

Murtaza to Gayle, FOUR, tossed up and wide outside off and Gayle flashes hard and even an outside edge beats short third man

6.2

Murtaza to Gayle, SIX, tossed up on the off stump and Gayle gets on his knee and slogs over deep midwicket, no mercy for the left-arm spinner

6.3

Murtaza to Gayle, 1 run, comes round the wicket and he sprays it full and he squirts it to long-off

6.5

Murtaza to Gayle, SIX, can anyone keep him quiet! This was flatter from the bowler, Gayle gets on his knee and slogs it flat over long-on

6.6

Murtaza to Gayle, no run, Pune are appealing for a catch, he fires it flat and Gayle tries to mow it over the on side and gets an inside edge to the boot and it lobs up and the keeper takes the rebound, the third ump takes a look, replays showed the ball hitting the pitch before the boot so Gayle is safe

Royal Challengers Bangalore 80/0   CH Gayle 67* (22b 7x4 6x6)

7.2

Finch to Gayle, SIX, Finch isn't spared too! He fires that flat and quick and Gayle gets under the bounce and lofts him high over deep midwicket

7.3

Finch to Gayle, SIX, this goes higher! Flatter one and Gayle stays at the crease and lofts high over long-on, nearly on the roof

7.4

Finch to Gayle, FOUR, this is carnage! Finch tries to fire that full on middle and what does Gayle do? Scoop it over the bowler

7.5

Finch to Gayle, SIX, full toss would you believe it! Gosh. All too easy for Gayle, those behinddeep midwicket had to take cover

7.6

Finch to Gayle, SIX, 29 off this over! Length ball on middle and he slogs it over wide long-on, he's on 95

Royal Challengers Bangalore 109/0   CH Gayle 95* (27b 8x4 10x6)

8.3

Dinda to Gayle, no run, a rare dot ball to Gayle! Yorker outside off and he fails to dig it out

8.4

Dinda to Gayle, 1 run, this was full again and he squirts it out towards cover

8.5

Dinda to Gayle, SIX, Free Hit: It's out of the stadium! Dinda bowls a friendly full toss, Gayle makes room and clubs it straight, it's the fastest ever IPL hundred, beats Yusuf Pathan's 37-ball ton and Gayle is on his knees! The ball hits the roof

8.6

Dinda to Gayle, 1 run, quiet after the storm, he mistimes the pull to the on side

Royal Challengers Bangalore 124/0   CH Gayle 103* (31b 8x4 11x6)

9.1

Wright to Gayle, no run, fullish in length outside off and he squirts it to the off side

9.2

Wright to Gayle, 1 run, this was slightly short and he plays a short-arm pull down to midwicket

9.4

Wright to Gayle, 1 run, another short one and he pulls this one to deep midwicket

9.6

Wright to Gayle, no run, it's Test match time! Gayle actually shoulders arms and watches it through to the keeper, he needs to catch his breath too

Royal Challengers Bangalore 128/0   CH Gayle 105* (35b 8x4 11x6)

10.3

Pandey to Gayle, 1 run, slower delivery and he punches it softly to the off side and sets off for a single

10.5

Pandey to Gayle, 1 run, Gayle's doing it in singles now, cramped for room a bit and he punches it towards cover

Royal Challengers Bangalore 136/0   CH Gayle 107* (37b 8x4 11x6)

11.1

Wright to Gayle, no run, on the pads and he quietly punches this one towards mid-on

11.2

Wright to Gayle, no run, this was shorter and he swishes at thin air, imagine if he connected

11.3

Wright to Gayle, SIX, even slower balls don't work! Gayle stayed at the crease and lofted it and for a moment it looked like a mis-hit, nope, went a few rows over long-off

11.4

Wright to Gayle, 1 run, slower ball worked this time, length ball and steered to the off side

11.6

Wright to Gayle, 1 wide, Wright tries to bowl it short and wide outside off and it's too wide, Gayle doesn't push at it

11.6

Wright to Gayle, 1 leg bye, full and on the pads and he works it to the on side

Royal Challengers Bangalore 151/0   CH Gayle 114* (42b 8x4 12x6)

12.1

Marsh to Gayle, 1 run, wide outside off and he slices it past the infield and the sweeper slides and cuts it off

12.3

Marsh to Gayle, no run, Gayle swings a bit too early too and misses it completely

12.4

Marsh to Gayle, 1 run, bowls this one shorter and he swivels and pulls to deep square leg

12.6

Marsh to Gayle, SIX, on the roof! Can we have the ball back please? Marsh bowls another short one, Gayle pulls and it goes into orbit over deep square leg

Royal Challengers Bangalore 161/0   CH Gayle 122* (46b 8x4 13x6)

13.2

Wright to Gayle, FOUR, fires that full and wide outside off and he drives this hard past extra cover, bisects two fielders in the deep

13.3

Wright to Gayle, 1 run, stays on the back foot and he punches it down to long-off

Royal Challengers Bangalore 167/0   CH Gayle 127* (48b 9x4 13x6)

14.2

Murtaza to Gayle, FOUR, take cover! This was bowled flat and he made room and crashed it flat and wide of long-off, just beat the fielder and Gayle was concerned that he had hit someone. He's done that before you know

14.3

Murtaza to Gayle, SIX, outta here! Gives it more air and Gayle gets on his knee and slogs it over long-on, looked like it cleared the roof

14.4

Murtaza to Gayle, 1 wide, bowls that far too wide outside the off stump

14.4

Murtaza to Gayle, SIX, can't get enough! Length delivery on the pads and he bends and mows it over deep midwicket!

14.5

Murtaza to Gayle, FOUR, Does the bowler have any options left? This was wide outside off and he slaps it over extra cover

14.6

Murtaza to Gayle, SIX, Gets to 150! Tosses it up and Gayle gets down on his knee and slogs it over deep midwicket. He's just five away from equaling McCullum's record 158, at this same ground. Virat Kohli bends and salutes the big man!

Royal Challengers Bangalore 196/1   CH Gayle 153* (53b 11x4 16x6)

15.2

Wright to Gayle, 1 run, on middle and off and he quietly punches this one wide of cover

15.5

Wright to Gayle, 1 run, stays back at the crease and he punches him down to long-off

Royal Challengers Bangalore 200/1   CH Gayle 155* (55b 11x4 16x6)

16.3

Dinda to Gayle, no run, follows it up with a good yorker, Gayle drills it back to the bowler

16.4

Dinda to Gayle, 1 run, it's a full toss and Gayle can only push it straight to long-off, he would have smashed that

Royal Challengers Bangalore 208/2   CH Gayle 156* (57b 11x4 16x6)

17.1

Kumar to Gayle, FOUR, Gayle overtakes McCullum's record of 158! This is the highest ever individual score in T20! This was short and he swiveled and puled it wide of deep miwicket

17.2

Kumar to Gayle, 1 run, slower delivery and he cuts wide of point

17.5

Kumar to Gayle, FOUR, Kumar fires that one full outside off and Gayle stays at the crease and thrashes that to long-off, goes scorching to the rope

17.6

Kumar to Gayle, 1 run, this was short and wide and he nearly lost his balance as he chopped it wide of point

Royal Challengers Bangalore 234/2   CH Gayle 166* (61b 13x4 16x6)

18.1

Marsh to Gayle, 1 run, drifts on the pads and he clips it down to fine leg

18.6

Marsh to Gayle, 1 wide, this was a bouncer and the umpires aren't being generous, he will have to bowl that one again

18.6

Marsh to Gayle, 1 leg bye, tries to work it to the on side, ball brushes his body and rolls away

Royal Challengers Bangalore 253/3   CH Gayle 167* (63b 13x4 16x6)

19.1

Dinda to Gayle, SIX, Gayle adds to his six tally! Dinda errs by bowling length again, Gayle makes room and smashes it over long-off

19.2

Dinda to Gayle, 1 run, this was a touch short and he mistimes the pull to the on side

19.5

Dinda to Gayle, 1 run, he gets away with a length ball as Gayle swings and can only hammer it straight to long-off

Royal Challengers Bangalore 263/4   CH Gayle 175* (66b 13x4 17x6)
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Photos

Apr 23, 2013

Chris Gayle signals the end of another batsman, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Pune Warriors, IPL, Bangalore, April 23, 2013

Chris Gayle signals the end of another batsman

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Apr 23, 2013

Chris Gayle gets the horse dance going after picking up a wicket, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Pune Warriors, IPL, Bangalore, April 23, 2013

Chris Gayle gets the horse dance going after picking up a wicket

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