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Friday, May 18, 2012

Gayle Storm Continues

IPL Season 5:  Match 67, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Daredevils May 18,2012

Delhi Daredevils won the toss and decided to field first.Due to fever sehwag was not in the team and the captaincy has been given to Mahela Jayawardane.
Under the captaincy of Virat Kohli Royal Challengers Bangalore started their innings with their openers Tillakaratne Dilshan and Chris Gayle. Dilshan (10) started his innings with 2 classical boundaries and unfortunately caught when aaron bowled. 

At the starting of 16th over Gayle scored his first century of 53 balls in this season and third in the IPL.Chris Gayle scored 128* runs from 62 balls with (7 4's, 13 6's).

His partner Virat Kohli scored 73* from 53 balls( 9 4's, 1 6's). Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli put on to 204 runs (unbroken) for the second wicket partnership.

Gayle became the first player to score more than 700 runs in the IPL 2012, totalling 706 at an average of 64.18 in 14 matches and holds the orange cap. 
RCB Scored 215/1 in 20 overs.

Delhi Daredevils who started their 2nd innings with consecutive fours by David Warner in Dilshan over. Warner departs at the 2nd over bowled by Zaheer khan giving an simple catch to Vinay Kumar. Delhi struggled by losing their main wickets. Ross Taylor and Venugopal Rao partnership scores delhi a few runs and V.Rao caught out by scoring 36runs. Ross taylor scores his 50 at just 22 balls. This was the highest score for taylor in this season. Taylor 55(26balls, 7 4's, 2 6's) departs by being caught with Agarwal. Delhi loses their wickets one by one and they tried up their level best and scored 194/9 at the end of 20overs.

RCB won the match by 21 runs with 17 points and holds the 5th place in the table. Chris Gayle mentioned as the man of the match , most sixes award.

Here is the full highlights of RCB vs DD !!!


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