IPL 5: Game 21: Bangalore Vs Pune Highlights

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Published: Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 0:38 [IST]
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IPL 5: Game 21: RCB Vs PW Highlights

Bangalore, Apr 18: A whopping 21 sixes were scored in Game 21 of IPL 5 between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Pune Warriors. It turned out to be another last-ball thriller as Saurabh Tiwary hit a six off the final ball to seal a six-wicket victory for RCB.

See RCB Celebrate this thrilling win in IPL Gallery

[Scorecard: RCB Vs PW]

IPL 5: Results, Points Table

Here are the highlights of this exciting encounter on Tuesday night.

# Saurabh Tiwary hit a six off the final ball at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium to seal victory for RCB

# Needing 3 off the final ball bowled by Ashish Nehra, Tiwary sent the ball into the long-on stands

# RCB required 21 to win off the last over

# RCB hit three sixes in the final over and finished with 24 runs in six balls

# AB de Villiers hit two sixes and a four in the last over of the match

# This match recorded 21 sixes, the second highest in IPL history. The record is 23, which was set in RCB-Chennai Super Kings match recently in Chennai

# Chris Gayle hit 8 sixes in his 48-ball 81

# Gayle smashed Rahul Sharma for five consecutive sixes in one over

# Gayle took 31 runs off Rahul"s over. It was the 13th of RCB"s innings

# Gayle hit the biggest six of IPL 5, measured at 106 metres

# One of Gayle"s five 6s in Rahul"s over hit a spectator in the stands

# RCB won their first match after three losses in a row

# AB de Villiers remained unbeaten on 33 off 14 balls with three 6s and two 4s

# Saurabh Tiwary was 36 not out of 23 balls with two hits over the rope and one four

# Nehra conceded 54 runs in four overs for one wicket

# Rahul Sharma had gave away 35 runs in two overs at an economy rate of 17.50, the most in this match

# Marlon Samuels bowled two overs for just five runs and took one wicket

# RCB scored 14 sixes while Pune hit 9

# Robin Uthappa was the highest scorer for Pune with 69 runs


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