52dThe Bulletin by Kanishkaa Balachandran

Blazing Kallis gets Bangalore off the mark

At the halfway mark it seemed as if Punjab had scored enough to record their first victory of the tournament, but Bangalore went after the target with such vengeance that Punjab were punished for trespassing on private property

Match Centre

Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

JH Kallis
89(55) 8x4 - 5x6
Control %78%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 27 runs
  • 1x4 - 3x6
5 8 2 14 15 5 5 35
RS Bopara
77(50) 9x4 - 2x6
Control %66%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 23 runs
  • 3x4 - 1x6
9 6 8 6 8 12 10 18

Best performances - Bowlers

PP Chawla
O3
M0
R20
W1
Eco6.66
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
DW Steyn
O4
M0
R36
W1
Eco9.00
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Match Details

Toss

Kings XI Punjab , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Season

Hours of play (local time)

16.00 start, First Session 16.00-17.20, Interval 17.20-17.40, Second Session 17.40-19.00

Match days

16 March 2010 - day/night match (20-over match)

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Points

Royal Challengers Bangalore 2, Kings XI Punjab 0

What a wonderfully paced innings from Kallis. What a stunner from Robin and don't forget Manish who played a cameo to get it all started. That's it from us. Thanks for logging on.

18.5
1
Abdulla to Kallis, 1 run, Game over! Another cover drive seals the game. What a run fest this was. Crash Bang Wallop.
18.4
4
Abdulla to Kallis, FOUR runs, Whaddaplayaaaaa! Low full toss again and Kallis plays a classy inside-out cover drive
18.3
1
Abdulla to Kohli, 1 run, Yet another full toss, dipping around off stump, swung straight to long-on
18.2
4
Abdulla to Kohli, FOUR runs, The full tosses keep coming though and Kohli has slammed this to cover boundary.
18.2
1w
Abdulla to Kohli, 1 wide, This time, it veers further away from LOC .. wide
18.1
0
Abdulla to Kohli, no run, Ah! it was a low full toss well outside off, Kohli lets it go thinking it will be called a wide but its on that border line of control

RCB 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st74JH KallisMK Pandey
2nd69JH KallisRV Uthappa
3rd61JH KallisV Kohli