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Gayle Storm takes RCB into the Finals


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Mumbai and the world witnessed yet another IPL&nbsp;phenomenal&nbsp;that the crowd have come to call the 'Gayle Storm'. &nbsp;In a slow wicket with plenty of cracks a hapless Mumbai team fell to Gayle's big hitting and was knocked out [<a href="http://www.espncricinfo.com/indian-premier-league-2011/engine/current/match/501270.html">SCORECARD</a>]. &nbsp;Now RCB meets CSK in the finals today.


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Sachin having won the toss put the Challengers in to bat, and things went&nbsp;horribly&nbsp;wrong for him as the very first over went for 27 runs! &nbsp;Chris Gayle and Agarwal played some stunning shots and gave the Mumbai bowling no respite. &nbsp;They added 113 runs for the first wicket before Agarwal departed. &nbsp;Gayle continued his slog-fest but he fell soon after trying to clear the ropes for a well made 89 of just 47 balls. &nbsp;From then on the Challengers struggled to get the runs but they managed a very&nbsp;competitive&nbsp;score of 185 for 4. 


 


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Mumbai started the run-chase in grand fashion with a four of the very first ball, but soon wicket-taker - Aravind struck to remove Blizzard. &nbsp;Harbhajan was promoted yet again and after a few lusty blows, he too fell. &nbsp;With the chances of winning solely on Sachin's shoulder, he played some stunning shots but was stumped beautifully off Syed Mohamud. &nbsp;Mumbai then&nbsp;slumped&nbsp;as they lost quick wickets and eventually ended up 42 runs short.


 


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So for the second time, RCB are into the finals and let's hope that this year they do one better.


 


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Gayle is awesome....!!
Hope this continue in CLT20....
kiran0520 on 26 Aug 2011, 10:35 PM
Gayle played exceptionally well.
aka on 12 Jun 2011, 09:16 AM
Gayle is indeed the find for RCB. He is simply the best.
shriram-jagadeesan on 05 Jun 2011, 06:11 PM
dont fell bad it is common in cricket u should show what rcb is in cl
10087 on 30 May 2011, 03:21 AM
doesn't strike in the finals ...we needed him to atleast get some 30-40 runs others would have finished the game if he had done so...
majesticmahi on 29 May 2011, 11:31 PM
problems with this article, i can't read anything..
Baljinder-Singh on 29 May 2011, 10:04 PM
One more biggy needed in the final.
Vinay-Vr1 on 29 May 2011, 05:04 AM
His batting was just awesome. He is a rock start.
shriram-jagadeesan on 29 May 2011, 05:03 AM
iam realy support you gayle
aniketahir on 29 May 2011, 01:37 AM
One more gayle storm today we will be the champions.
If he out early then rest of team have to play sensibly.
Santhu3550 on 29 May 2011, 01:35 AM
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