Pepsi Indian Premier League, 18th match: Kings XI Punjab v Royal Challengers Bangalore at Dubai (DSC), Apr 28, 2014
Kings XI Punjab won by 5 wickets
Played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium (neutral venue)
28 April 2014 - night match (20-over match)

Sandeep Sharma to Gayle, OUT, bowled! Gayle is down the track, but plays down the wrong line as the ball shapes away from him and beats his outside edge before crashing into off stump.

CH Gayle b Sandeep Sharma 20 (3m 7b 2x4 2x6) SR: 285.71

Royal Challengers Bangalore 21/1   PA Patel 1* (1b)   Sandeep Sharma 0.2-0-1-1

Sandeep Sharma to Kohli, OUT, LBW! Billy's given it! Bit more shape into the right-hander, and Kohli is struck on the front pad. It seemed to be heading down the leg side, and he had taken a pretty big stride out.

V Kohli lbw b Sandeep Sharma 4 (2m 2b 1x4 0x6) SR: 200.00

Royal Challengers Bangalore 25/2   PA Patel 1* (1b)   Sandeep Sharma 0.4-0-5-2

Johnson to Takawale, OUT, Pokes tentatively at a length ball angled across him, and gets a thick edge through to the keeper. Takawale is out for a seven-ball duck. Umpires check for the no-ball. They seem to be looking at his back foot and the return crease. No problem.

YV Takawale c †Saha b Johnson 0 (6m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Royal Challengers Bangalore 26/3   PA Patel 2* (2b)   MG Johnson 1-0-1-1

Sandeep Sharma to Patel, OUT, He's gone! Identical delivery, Parthiv goes for a big on-the-up drive, edges through to Saha.

PA Patel c †Saha b Sandeep Sharma 2 (17m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 28.57

Royal Challengers Bangalore 26/4   AB de Villiers 0* (0b)   Sandeep Sharma 1.5-0-5-3

Dhawan to de Villiers, OUT, big wicket here, AB is gone to a short and wide ball, slaps that straight to backward point, he didn't try to power that one, guided perfectly towards the fielder, no threat in the delivery, AB has given it away

AB de Villiers c Maxwell b Dhawan 17 (31m 15b 2x4 0x6) SR: 113.33

Royal Challengers Bangalore 67/5   Yuvraj Singh 24* (18b 2x4 1x6)   R Dhawan 0.2-0-1-1

Balaji to Morkel, OUT, length ball angling across, Albie goes for another powerful hit, thick inside edge and that crashes into the stumps, Balaji gets rid of another overseas batsman, he dismissed all four of them in the Sunrisers game

JA Morkel b Balaji 15 (14m 14b 0x4 1x6) SR: 107.14

Royal Challengers Bangalore 93/6   Yuvraj Singh 34* (28b 3x4 1x6)   L Balaji 1.2-0-6-1

Dhawan to Yuvraj Singh, OUT, bad ball, bad shot, and there's a wicket, a short ball that sits up for Yuvraj, who tries to slam it over deep midwicket, instead picks out the fielder there, Miller takes a simple catch, this is just the 15th over, and Yuvraj was the last remaining batsman

Yuvraj Singh c Miller b Dhawan 35 (49m 32b 3x4 1x6) SR: 109.37

Royal Challengers Bangalore 97/7   MA Starc 3* (3b)   R Dhawan 2.3-0-7-2

Johnson to Starc, OUT, slower yorker, 123.3kph, was heading down the leg side, Starc had made a bit of room, but he couldn't get bat on that full one, off the pads and onto the stumps

MA Starc b Johnson 8 (27m 17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 47.05

Royal Challengers Bangalore 120/8   VR Aaron 10* (14b)   MG Johnson 3.1-0-15-2
Agarkar: Sandeep's skills impressive
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Hours of play (local time) 18.30 start, First Session 18.30-19.45, Interval 19.45-20.05, Second Session 20.05-21.30

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Ajit Agarkar, Russel Arnold and Gaurav Kalra discuss whether the high salaries put more pressure on players who earn them in the IPL (13:23) | April 28, 2014