Indian Premier League, 31st match: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Pune Warriors at Bengaluru, Apr 23, 2013
Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 130 runs
23 April 2013 - day/night match (20-over match)

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 7/0   CH Gayle 5* (4b 1x4)   IC Pandey 0.1-0-4-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 11/0   CH Gayle 9* (5b 2x4)   IC Pandey 0.2-0-8-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 16/0   CH Gayle 13* (7b 3x4)   IC Pandey 0.3-0-13-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 20/0   CH Gayle 17* (8b 4x4)   IC Pandey 0.4-0-17-0

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)   IC Pandey 1-0-21-0

Kumar to Dilshan, FOUR, cheeky stuff from Dilshan and very clever indeed, it was a low full toss outside off and Dilshan moves across quickly, bends and scoops it towards fine leg

Royal Challengers Bangalore 28/0   TM Dilshan 6* (8b 1x4)   B Kumar 1.5-0-7-0

Dinda to Dilshan, FOUR, this was timed supremely, a touch too wide outside off and his timing and placement past cover and point was impeccable

Royal Challengers Bangalore 33/0   TM Dilshan 10* (12b 2x4)   AB Dinda 0.4-0-5-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 49/0   CH Gayle 38* (14b 6x4 2x6)   MR Marsh 0.3-0-16-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 66/0   CH Gayle 54* (18b 7x4 4x6)   AG Murtaza 0.1-0-4-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 97/0   CH Gayle 83* (25b 8x4 8x6)   AJ Finch 0.4-0-17-0

Dinda to Dilshan, FOUR, this was fullish outside off and Dilshan gets forward and times it past the bowler and mid-off, that should bring him some relief

Royal Challengers Bangalore 113/0   TM Dilshan 15* (23b 3x4)   AB Dinda 1.1-0-9-0

Pandey to Dilshan, FOUR, this was drifting on middle and leg and Dishan slogs and the ball races away to deep midwicket

Royal Challengers Bangalore 132/0   TM Dilshan 23* (28b 4x4)   IC Pandey 1.1-0-25-0

Pandey to Dilshan, FOUR, this was drifting on the body and he tucks it away to fine leg, Dilshan's on 29 off 31 balls, anyone been noticing him?

Royal Challengers Bangalore 140/0   TM Dilshan 29* (31b 5x4)   IC Pandey 2-0-33-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 166/0   CH Gayle 126* (47b 9x4 13x6)   LJ Wright 2.2-0-19-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 173/1   CH Gayle 131* (49b 10x4 13x6)   AG Murtaza 1.2-0-22-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 190/1   CH Gayle 147* (52b 11x4 15x6)   AG Murtaza 1.5-0-39-0

Dinda to de Villiers, FOUR, Dinda attempts the yorker and AB moves right across his stumps and shovels a low full toss down to deep midwicket

Royal Challengers Bangalore 213/2   AB de Villiers 4* (1b 1x4)   AB Dinda 2.5-0-32-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 223/2   CH Gayle 160* (58b 12x4 16x6)   B Kumar 3.1-0-12-0

Kumar to de Villiers, FOUR, fires that full and wide outside off and he makes room and crashes it wide of extra cover, Ishwar Pandey dives and misfields, oh well

Royal Challengers Bangalore 228/2   AB de Villiers 14* (3b 2x4 1x6)   B Kumar 3.3-0-17-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 233/2   CH Gayle 165* (60b 13x4 16x6)   B Kumar 3.5-0-22-0

Marsh to de Villiers, FOUR, AB meanwhile's scorching it too, another low full toss, moves across and sweeps him down to deep square leg

Royal Challengers Bangalore 239/2   AB de Villiers 19* (5b 3x4 1x6)   MR Marsh 2.2-0-43-0





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