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Match Summary: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings

Chennai fell short of RCB's huge 107 run target thanks to a great bowling performance by Zaheer Khan.

Rain delayed the start of the game which was due to start at 8 pm (IST).

Frequent drizzling ensured that the covers had to be pulled on at the Chinnaswamy Stadium.

The game was reduced to 8 overs after the rain delay.

This was a must win game for RCB today in their quest for a playoff spot.

Chennai Super Kings won the toss and decided to bowl first.

RP Singh and KL Rahul were included in the RCB playing eleven.

The first two overs had Power Plays.

Royal Challengers Bangalore innings

Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli opened the batting for RCB.

Rampage! Kohli and Gayle racked up 33 runs in 3 overs for RCB!

RCB were 46/0 after 4 overs.

Virat Kohli got past 600 runs in IPL 2013 after Chris Gayle and Michael Hussey.

Gayle was on fire as he slammed three consecutive sixes off Jason Holder in the 4th over!

RCB were 66/0 after 5 overs.

Dropped! Kohli was dropped by Dhoni off Bravo in the 5.1st over.

CAUGHT! Gayle square cut a shot straight at Hussey off Bravo.

Gayle was out for 28.

RCB were 67/1 after 5.2 overs.

WICKET! AB de Villiers was caught by Jadeja off Sharma at Long off after attempting a big hit!

RCB were 76/2 after 6.1 overs.

Henriques went beserk as he hit Sharma for 3 consecutive fours in the 6th over!

RCB were 90/2 after 7 overs.

Kohli reached his 50 in 28 balls after a huge six off Bravo!

RCB finished their innings at 106/2 from 8 overs.


Chennai Super Kings Innings

Murali Vijay and Michael Hussey opened the batting for Chennai.

WICKET! Zaheer Khan had the dangerous Hussey caught behind off KL Rahul!

Hussey departed for 6.

Chennai were 11/1 after 1.3 overs.

WICKET AGAIN! Raina was dismissed for a first ball duck caught by Vinay Kumar off Zaheer Khan!

Chennai were 11/2 after 1.4 overs.

CAUGHT! Bravo made a wild swing at Vinay Kumar and was caught by Tiwary at third man!

Chennai were 29/3 after 4 overs.

WICKET! Vijay edged Rampaul to Gayle for a simple catch at slips.

Vijay was dismissed for 32 .

Chennai were 56/4 after 6.1 overs.

Dhoni tried to swing Zaheer Khan off the ground and was caught by Unadkat at Deep square leg.

Dhoni was out for 24.

Chennai were 78/5 from 7.4 overs.

Zaheer Khan took an outstanding return catch to dismiss Jadeja last ball of the innings.

Jadeja departed for 7 .

Zaheer Khan finished with figures of 4/17.

Chennai finished at 82/6 after 8 overs .

RCB won the game by 24 runs!

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jameel-aahmed on 19 May 2013, 02:09 AM
Hope we get Qualify
sudhirRCCB on 19 May 2013, 01:20 AM
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