Chris Gayle smokes it down the ground

Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2015, Chennai

Gayle rested, Super Kings choose to bat

MS Dhoni chose to bat because he felt the pitch would slow down later in the game, but avoiding having to field on a sweltering afternoon in Chennai was as good a reason as any

Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2015, Chennai

CSK seek return to winning form at home

Forget the on-field rivalry for a moment. This is one of the most fiercely anticipated tussles by fans of either team, and tickets for the game are among the fastest to be sold out

Mandeep Singh hits out

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2015, Bangalore

Fiery Mandeep downs KKR in thriller

An 18-ball 45 from Mandeep Singh made the difference in a high-scoring, rain-curtailed game in Bangalore, as Royal Challengers Bangalore gunned down 112 with two balls remaining against Kolkata Knight Riders

AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli put on an unbeaten 98 run stand

Delhi Daredevils v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2015, Delhi

Royal Challengers look to continue away success

Royal Challengers Bangalore will be hoping their batting and bowling can click collectively again after their previous game against Rajasthan Royals, something Mitchell Starc said had been a problem area for them this season

Mitchell Starc is mobbed by his team-mates

Rajasthan Royals v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2015, Ahmedabad

Bowlers help Royal Challengers to a big win

Led by a fiery Mitchell Starc and ably supported by the rest, Royal Challengers Bangalore dismantled the Rajasthan Royals' batting line-up with precision to set-up an important nine-wicket win in Ahmedabad