Indian Premier League - 31st match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Pune Warriors

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 130 runs

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 39/0   CH Gayle 28* (12b 5x4 1x6)   MR Marsh 0.1-0-6-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 45/0   CH Gayle 34* (13b 5x4 2x6)   MR Marsh 0.2-0-12-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 55/0   CH Gayle 44* (16b 6x4 3x6)   MR Marsh 0.5-0-22-0

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)   MR Marsh 1-0-28-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 72/0   CH Gayle 60* (19b 7x4 5x6)   AG Murtaza 0.2-0-10-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 80/0   CH Gayle 67* (21b 7x4 6x6)   AG Murtaza 0.5-0-17-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 87/0   CH Gayle 73* (23b 7x4 7x6)   AJ Finch 0.2-0-7-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 93/0   CH Gayle 79* (24b 7x4 8x6)   AJ Finch 0.3-0-13-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 103/0   CH Gayle 89* (26b 8x4 9x6)   AJ Finch 0.5-0-23-0

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)   AJ Finch 1-0-29-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 123/0   CH Gayle 102* (30b 8x4 11x6)   AB Dinda 1.5-0-19-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 146/0   CH Gayle 113* (40b 8x4 12x6)   LJ Wright 1.3-0-10-0

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)   MR Marsh 2-0-38-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 179/1   CH Gayle 137* (50b 10x4 14x6)   AG Murtaza 1.3-0-28-0

14.4

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 186/1   CH Gayle 143* (51b 10x4 15x6)   AG Murtaza 1.4-0-35-0

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)   AG Murtaza 2-0-45-0

16.1

Dinda to Kohli, SIX, Dinda bowls length and he is smacked! Kohli stays at the crease, fetches it from the off stump and hammers it over deep midwicket

Royal Challengers Bangalore 207/1   V Kohli 11* (8b 1x6)   AB Dinda 2.1-0-26-0

16.6

Dinda to de Villiers, SIX, that extra ball costs Warriors six more! This was pitched up and AB made himself room and scooped it long and high over wide long-off

Royal Challengers Bangalore 219/2   AB de Villiers 10* (2b 1x4 1x6)   AB Dinda 3-0-38-0

18.3

Marsh to de Villiers, SIX, Audacious as ever! Another full toss and AB gets right across his stumps and scoops him over fine leg, he plays that shot better than anyone

Royal Challengers Bangalore 245/2   AB de Villiers 25* (6b 3x4 2x6)   MR Marsh 2.3-0-49-0

18.4

Marsh to de Villiers, SIX, guess what...it's another six! Marsh bowls a length ball and AB gets on his knee and slogs him rows back over deep midwicket

Royal Challengers Bangalore 251/2   AB de Villiers 31* (7b 3x4 3x6)   MR Marsh 2.4-0-55-0

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 259/3   CH Gayle 173* (64b 13x4 17x6)   AB Dinda 3.1-0-44-0
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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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