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The first Investec Test between India and England eventually ended in a stalemate due to a great show of resistance shown by both teams. Team India recorded an impressive score of 457 in the first innings thanks to Murali Vijay’s brilliant century of 146. India looked like they were going to get England out cheaply but an astonishing 198-run partnership between Joe Root and Jimmy Anderson changed the course of the match.
Just days after fellow RCB teammates Virat Kohli and Vijay Zol won top honours at the CEAT cricket awards, RCB stalwart AB de Villiers was adjudged the South African Cricketer of the Year last night. De Villiers pipped new South African Test captain Hashim Amla, Dale Steyn, JP Duminy and Quinton de Kock for the award.
RCB captain Virat Kohli was adjudged the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year in the 17th CEAT cricket awards. While he scored a healthy 359 runs for RCB in the just concluded IPL, Kohli has also been in tremendous touch in the international circuit over the last few years. The premier Indian batsman had previously won the prestigious award in the 2011-12 season.
RCB's IPL 7 season ends with 8 wicket defeat to CSK at M Chinnaswamy
Slew of fan initiatives for unmatched viewing experience during home matches
The Royal Challengers had a disappointing day at Abu Dhabi, posting just 70 on their debut at the ground and losing the game against the Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets.
More often than not, Yuvraj Singh is seen as the poster boy of T20 in India. It is to do with his knock in 2007 in the T20 world cup. All hell broke loose when he hit Stuart Broad for 6 sixes in the final match of the first ever T20 World Cup. But overall, being the athlete and fighter that Yuvraj is, he is synonymous with this nascent format of the game.
Offers amateur cricketers an opportunity to play on the big stage.
Karnataka is known to produce quality bowlers who have further shone in their career for India at the international level. Although, India has always been a spin-friendly country, it has also given birth to promising fast bowlers with the zest to succeed on the big stage.
T20 is a batsman’s game but bowlers aren’t mugs. They come up with their variations, the carrom ball, the slower bouncer, even the intentional half volley hoping for a mishit. Batsmen have to be on the top of their game all the time, figuring out new ways to hit the ball and new parts of the ground to hit them to. And no one does inventive batting in T20 better than AB de Villiers.
Jaydev Unadkat had a good game against the Delhi Daredevils. The lanky left arm paceman took 2/24 to help restrict Delhi to a gettable total but a stumble during Royal Challenger Bangalore’s chase saw them take the match into a Super Over before winning it. Having lost a similar game against the Sunrisers Hyderabad just a week ago, the team was elated at beating Delhi.
“What you put in is what you’ll get out” is what they say. This could not be more true than for Cheteshwar Pujara who celebrated again recently but this time with a maiden double test hundred (206*) against England in the 1st Test. He then followed it up with another hundred in the 2nd Test. Well done Puj!
Royal Challengers Bangalore have signed Prasanth Parameswaran, the left-handed paceman from Kerala, as a replacement for the injured S. Aravind.
You carry your passion deep in your heart. It’s there keeping you awake the night before a big game. It’s there massaging you after a hard fought win. You bask in the glory the next day, the warmth coming in from within. You wish there was one more way to wear your passion.
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings Wednesday, April 25th 8 pm M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Pune Warriors India Tuesday, April 17th 8 pm M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
The Royal Challengers Bangalore were edged out by the Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets in a runfest that saw 413 runs being scored at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Thursday evening.
The Kolkata Knight Riders picked up their first win of the 2012 IPL in their effort, a 42 run win against the Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Tuesday.
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders Tuesday, April 10th 4pm M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) today launched a new range of lifestyle merchandise and accessories for the 5th season of the Indian Premier League.