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  • 2013 Indian Premier League

    Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Match 12

    April 11, 2013, 8:30PM AET M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

    Match Status: Completed
    Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 8 wickets

  • Royal Challengers Bangalore 2/ 158 (17.3)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders 8/ 154 (20.0)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to bowl
  • Graph
  • Current Run Rate: 9.03
BatsmenRB4s6sS/R
CH Gayle*855049170.00
AB de Villiers222221100.00
This Partnership:83 Runs From 50 Balls (R/R: 9.96)

BowlersOMRWEcon
L Balaji*3.303319.43
R Bhatia1.0010010.00

Last 5 overs:
Latest Commentary (View More)

18th Over
That’s all from here, join us for the second encounter of the day to be played at Pune
Man of the Match: Chris Gayle
Skipper Virat Kohli too chipped in with 35 runs off 27 balls and his team achieved the target with 15 balls to spare and with two points from this game they are on top of the points table.
His innings was full of sixes as he hit nine towering sixes and four boundaries in the process.
all the bowlers of Kolkata Knight Riders suffered from mighty Chris Gayle who smashed unbeaten 85 runs off 50 balls.
Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 8 wickets; Today both the orange & purple caps are with Royal Challenger Bangalore team as skipper Virat Kohli grabbed the Orange cap and his team mate Vinay Kumar honored with Purple Cap, great going, keep it up………
Over 17.3: Balaji to Gayle, SIX, massive hit into the crowd for another six and its all over for home side as they acheived the target with 15 balls to spare
Over 17.2: Balaji to Gayle, wide, far way from off stump, left alone
Over 17.2: Balaji to Gayle, SIX, banged in short, mistimed hit even sailed over fence for six, simply power
Over 17.1: Balaji to Gayle, no run, off cutter, kept low too, played and missed
17th Over
RCB: Requires 10 runs off 18 balls remaining
Over 16.6: Bhatia to de Villiers, no run, firmly driven on up to off side but not found gap. BRC 2/145 (Gayle 73, de Villiers 22)
Over 16.5: Bhatia to Gayle, one run, firm push on front foot to long off
Over 16.4: Bhatia to Gayle, wide, sliding down the leg side, left alone
Over 16.4: Bhatia to de Villiers, one run, driven to long off
Over 16.3: Bhatia to de Villiers, SIX, another slow delivery, hammered straight over bowler's head for six, Majestic!!
Over 16.2: Bhatia to de Villiers, no run, slower one, played and missed
partnership of 61 runs off 43 balls
Over 16.1: Bhatia to Gayle, one run, driven to extra cover
16th Over
Strategic time out
Over 15.6: Kallis to Gayle, one run, thick outside edge to third man. BRC 2/135 (Gayle 71, de Villiers 15)
Over 15.5: Kallis to Gayle, no run, spongy bouncer again, beaten
Over 15.4: Kallis to Gayle, FOUR, cracked over point for boundary
Over 15.3: Kallis to Gayle, (no ball) SIX, off cutter, power packed hit over long on fence for maximum, overstepping too
Over 15.3: Kallis to Gayle, SIX, stand and deliver, ball just sailed over long off fence in fraction of seconds, Stunning!!
Over 15.2: Kallis to Gayle, no run, firmly driven back to bowler, great stop by Kallis
Over 15.1: Kallis to Gayle, no run
15th Over
Over 14.6: Narine to de Villiers, no run, wrong one, beaten with the change. BRC 2/117 (Gayle 54, de Villiers 15)
Over 14.5: Narine to Gayle, one run, pushed to short covers and ran for a single, escaped
Over 14.4: Narine to de Villiers, one run, back foot push to deep mid on
Over 14.3: Narine to de Villiers, no run, again pushed to extra cover
Over 14.2: Narine to de Villiers, no run, firm push to extra cover
Over 14.1: Narine to de Villiers, no run, played and missed the wild hit
14th Over
Over 13.6: Kallis to Gayle, two runs, driven to deep backward point and took a quick couple, good running. BRC 2/115 (Gayle 53, de Villiers 14)
Over 13.5: Kallis to Gayle, wide, sprayed away from off stump
Over 13.5: Kallis to Gayle, no run, right in the block hole, pushed back to bowler
Over 13.4: Kallis to Gayle, no run, spongy bouncer, played and missed
Over 13.3: Kallis to Gayle, no run, full in length, driven to point
Over 13.2: Kallis to de Villiers, one run, off cutter, driven past bowler
Over 13.1: Kallis to Gayle, one run, driven to sweeper cover
13th Over
Over 12.6: Narine to de Villiers, no run, APPEAL, played and missed the sweep shot, appeal for LBW, turned down. BRC 2/110 (Gayle 50, de Villiers 13)
Over 12.5: Narine to Gayle, one run, gentle push to short midwicket for a single and completes his fifty
Over 12.4: Narine to Gayle, no run, tapped to point
Over 12.3: Narine to Gayle, no run, quicker one, left alone
Need 46 runs off 46 balls
Over 12.2: Narine to de Villiers, one run, pushed to deep midwicket off back foot
Over 12.1: Narine to de Villiers, FOUR, stayed back and sliced to third man fence
12th Over
Over 11.6: Balaji to Gayle, no run, right in the block hole, tapped on it, almost played on it. BRC 2/104 (Gayle 49, de Villiers 8)
Over 11.5: Balaji to Gayle, SIX, full in length, no mercy from Gayle, ball landed in the crowd again for six over midwicket
Over 11.4: Balaji to Gayle, wide, slow off cutter, but far away from off stump
Over 11.4: Balaji to Gayle, no run, driven to extra cover
Over 11.3: Balaji to de Villiers, one run, DROPPED, back foot punch to covers, put down by Manoj Tiwary there
Over 11.2: Balaji to Gayle, one run, another slow delivery, pushed to long off
Over 11.1: Balaji to Gayle, no run, slower one, full in length, left alone, surprised Gayle
11th Over
Over 10.6: Sangwan to de Villiers, FOUR, cracking drive on front foot through extra cover, Stunning!!. BRC 2/95 (Gayle 42, de Villiers 7)
Over 10.5: Sangwan to Gayle, two wides, slower one outside off, played and missed
Over 10.5: Sangwan to Gayle, SIX, short one and it is a crime in front of Gayle, hammered over midwicket fence for six
Over 10.4: Sangwan to de Villiers, one run, driven hard to deep covers
Over 10.3: Sangwan to Gayle, one run, low full toss, pushed to long on
Over 10.2: Sangwan to de Villiers, one run, swept to short fine leg
Over 10.1: Sangwan to de Villiers, no run, played and missed the orthodox hit
10th Over
Over 9.6: Balaji to Gayle, FOUR, short and wide outside off, cuts off back foot to backward point fence, Brilliant!!. BRC 2/80 (Gayle 35, de Villiers 1)
Over 9.5: Balaji to de Villiers, one run, cuts to deep point
Over 9.4: Balaji to de Villiers, no run, banged in short after seeing batsman dancing down the track, dabs to off side in end
Over 9.3: Balaji to de Villiers, no run, solid push to mid on again
Over 9.2: Balaji to de Villiers, no run, firm push on front foot to mid on
Over 9.1: Balaji to Kohli, no run, OUT, slower one outside off, tries to clear the deep covers fielder, holed out to Morgan there
9th Over
Over 8.6: Sangwan to Gayle, no run, good yorker in end of the over, played back to bowler. BRC 1/75 (Gayle 31, Kohli 35)
Over 8.5: Sangwan to Gayle, no run, tapped to backward point
Over 8.4: Sangwan to Kohli, (no ball) one run, full toss, above waist height it is, driven to covers
Over 8.4: Sangwan to Kohli, SIX, another short one, pulled over fine leg fence for six again
Over 8.3: Sangwan to Kohli, SIX, Great Great hit sailed over midwicket fence into the crowd for six, Terrific!!
Over 8.2: Sangwan to Gayle, one run, driven hard to long on
Over 8.1: Sangwan to Gayle, FOUR, little bit short in length outside off, punched off back foot past mid off, Banged!!
8th Over
Strategic time out
Over 7.6: Balaji to Kohli, FOUR, great shot!! excellent cover drive to fence. BRC 1/56 (Gayle 26, Kohli 22)
Over 7.5: Balaji to Kohli, no run, tapped to backward point
Over 7.4: Balaji to Kohli, no run, slower one, passes through bat and pads
Over 7.3: Balaji to Gayle, one run, cracking drive to deep point, equally well fielded there by Sangwan, saved a certain boundary
Over 7.2: Balaji to Gayle, no run, slower one outside off, left alone
Over 7.1: Balaji to Kohli, one run, shaped back in, driven to long on
7th Over
Runs Required : 105, Balls Remaining : 78
Over 6.6: Narine to Kohli, one run, front foot drive to deep covers. BRC 1/50 (Gayle 25, Kohli 17)
Over 6.5: Narine to Kohli, FOUR, elegant cut off back foot to backward point fence, Classic!!
Over 6.4: Narine to Gayle, one run, pushed to deep midwicket
Over 6.3: Narine to Kohli, one run, played in gap to off side for a single
Over 6.2: Narine to Kohli, no run, steers to short third man
Over 6.1: Narine to Kohli, no run, driven to point, finds a fielder
6th Over
Over 5.6: McLaren to Gayle, SIX, jumps out of crease and hits over cover point for another six, Awesome!!. BRC 1/43 (Gayle 24, Kohli 11)
Over 5.5: McLaren to Gayle, SIX, full in length, power packed hit sailed over long on fence for a maximum, Huge!!
Over 5.4: McLaren to Kohli, one run, steers to third man
Over 5.3: McLaren to Kohli, FOUR, powerful hit over mid on for a boundary
Over 5.2: McLaren to Kohli, no run, forward push to covers
Over 5.1: McLaren to Kohli, FOUR, this time smashed hard and in the gap too for boundary at midwicket
Over 5.1: McLaren to Kohli, wide, sprayed down the leg side, played and missed
5th Over
Over 4.6: Narine to Gayle, no run, played and missed the sweep shot, good start by Narine. BRC 1/21 (Gayle 12, Kohli 2)
Over 4.5: Narine to Kohli, one run, lofted hit to long on, fell short of fielder, Lucky!!
Over 4.4: Narine to Kohli, no run, tossed up, pushed to short midwicket
Over 4.3: Narine to Gayle, one run, steers to gully for a single
Over 4.2: Narine to Gayle, no run, cuts off back foot to point
Over 4.1: Narine to Gayle, no run, blocked on front foot
4th Over
Maiden over by Kallis, great over
Over 3.6: Kallis to Kohli, no run, driven hard but not found gap. BRC 1/19 (Gayle 11, Kohli 1)
Over 3.5: Kallis to Kohli, no run, full toss, driven straight to fielder at midwicket
Over 3.4: Kallis to Kohli, no run, sliced to backward point off back foot
Over 3.3: Kallis to Kohli, no run, good length outside off, kept straight, played and missed
Over 3.2: Kallis to Kohli, no run, another push to mid on
Over 3.1: Kallis to Kohli, no run, back foot push to mid on
3rd Over
Over 2.6: McLaren to Gayle, SIX, Gayle punished it off back foot and ball landed in the stands for maximum. BRC 1/19 (Gayle 11, Kohli 1)
Over 2.5: McLaren to Kohli, one run, banged in short outside off, guided to third man with ease
Over 2.4: McLaren to Kohli, no run, solid push on front foot to covers
here comes in Virat kohli, hero of last match
Over 2.3: McLaren to Agarwal, no run, OUT, another delivery around the off stump, poked on it and edged it to keeper, taken
Over 2.2: McLaren to Agarwal, wide, strayed down the leg side, left alone
Over 2.2: McLaren to Agarwal, no run, produced some extra bounce, beats the edge again
Over 2.1: McLaren to Agarwal, no run, good length outside off, swung away, played and missed
2nd Over
Over 1.6: Kallis to Agarwal, one run, on the leg stump, clipped away to fine leg. BRC 0/11 (Agarwal 6, Gayle 5)
Over 1.5: Kallis to Agarwal, no run, APPEAL, short stuff again, missed the pull shot, loud appeal for caught behind, turned down by umpire
Over 1.4: Kallis to Agarwal, no run, shaped back in, defends back to bowler
Over 1.3: Kallis to Gayle, one run, down the leg side, tucks to square leg
Over 1.2: Kallis to Agarwal, one run, short one, guided to third man
Over 1.1: Kallis to Agarwal, FOUR, full in length outside off, smashed it over point to fence
1st Over
Over 0.6: McLaren to Gayle, no run, beats the edge with angled delivery across the batsman. BRC 0/4 (Agarwal 0, Gayle 4)
Over 0.5: McLaren to Gayle, no run, big swing and miss by Gayle
Over 0.4: McLaren to Gayle, FOUR, banged in short, pulled with perfection for boundary
Over 0.3: McLaren to Gayle, no run, good length outside off, came back in, pushed to mid off
Over 0.2: McLaren to Gayle, no run, good length outside off, left alone
Over 0.1: McLaren to Gayle, no run, good length outside off, tapped to point

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli (c), Abraham de Villiers, Moises Henriques, Kannaur Rahul, Arun Karthik (wk), Vinay Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat, RP Singh, Muttiah Muralitharan

Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir (c), Manvinder Bisla (wk), Jacques Kallis, Manoj Tiwary, Yusuf Pathan, Eoin Morgan, Ryan McLaren, Rajat Bhatia, Pradeep Sangwan, Sunil Narine, Lakshmipathy Balaji


Umpires: Asad Rauf (PAK), Chaudhary, AK (IND)
Third Umpire: Asnani, S (IND)
Match Refree: Boon, DC (AUS)

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