Result
7th match (D/N), Bengaluru, Mar 16 2010, Indian Premier League
203/3
(18.5/20 ov, target 204)
204/2
RCB won by 8 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
Kings XI Punjab203/3(20 overs)
Royal Challengers Bangalore204/2(18.5 overs)
end of over 1911 runs
RCB: 204/2CRR: 10.83 
Jacques Kallis89 (55)
Virat Kohli16 (12)
Yusuf Abdulla2.5-0-36-0
Bipul Sharma3-0-37-1

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
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
end of over 1823 runs
RCB: 193/2CRR: 10.72 • RRR: 5.50 • Need 11 from 12b
Jacques Kallis84 (53)
Virat Kohli11 (9)
Bipul Sharma3-0-37-1
Ravi Bopara2-0-17-0
17.6
4
Bipul Sharma to Kallis, FOUR runs
SHot! Slightly short in length and outside off, Kallis rocks back to play a feisty cut shot. What an over for RCB, Kallis has surely swung the game their way now or will there be any further twist?
17.5
6
Bipul Sharma to Kallis, SIX runs
Kallis is thumping Bipul all over the park. THis time he went down on his knee and played the slog sweep to perfection. The white ball has landed amid screaming fans
17.4
Bipul Sharma to Kallis, no run
goes for the slog sweep but doesn't connect properly
17.3
6
Bipul Sharma to Kallis, SIX runs
Jacques Kallis is showing who is da boss. Again, he sashayed down the track and played a powerful whippy flick over wide midwicket
17.2
6
Bipul Sharma to Kallis, SIX runs
Imperious. He took a couple of steps down the track and powered it up and over wide long-on. Maximum!
17.1
1
Bipul Sharma to Kohli, 1 run
rushes down the track and heaves it to long-on
end of over 1711 runs
RCB: 170/2CRR: 10 • RRR: 11.33 • Need 34 from 18b
Jacques Kallis62 (48)
Virat Kohli10 (8)
Ravi Bopara2-0-17-0
Bipul Sharma2-0-14-1
16.6
2
Bopara to Kallis, 2 runs
Fine stop from Kaif this time. It was drilled hard to left of him at long-off and he makes a fine diving stop
16.5
1
Bopara to Kohli, 1 run
full delivery, driven hard but straight to Kaif
16.4
1
Bopara to Kallis, 1 run
taps it to the off side for a s ngle
16.3
1
Bopara to Kohli, 1 run
shorter in length, pulled to long-on
16.2
6
Bopara to Kohli, SIX runs
dropped by Kaif at long-off Kohli hammers this full length delivery high towards long-off where Kaif jumps near the boundary and ends up palming the difficult chance over the boundary
16.1
Bopara to Kohli, no run
moves outside leg stump, Bopara slips in a slower one outside off and Kohli is fooled
Best performances - batsmen
JH Kallis
89 runs (55)
8 fours
5 sixes
Control78%
Productive shot
leg glance
27 runs
1 fours
3 sixes
58214155535
RS Bopara
77 runs (50)
9 fours
2 sixes
Control66%
Productive shot
leg glance
23 runs
3 fours
1 sixes
96868121018
Best performances - bowlers
PP Chawla
O
3
M
0
R
20
W
1
Eco
6.66
DW Steyn
O
4
M
0
R
36
W
1
Eco
9.00
Match details
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
TossKings XI Punjab , elected to bat first
SeriesIndian Premier League 2010
Player Of The Match
Jacques Kallis
Season2009/10
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 days16 March 2010 - day/night match (20-over match)
Umpires
Daryl Harper
Subrat Das
TV Umpire
Krishna Hariharan
Reserve Umpire
KN Ananthapadmanabhan
Match Referee
Dev Govindjee
PointsRoyal Challengers Bangalore 2, Kings XI Punjab 0