IPL 5: Game 25: KXIP Vs RCB Highlights

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Published: Saturday, April 21, 2012, 1:06 [IST]
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IPL 5: KXIP Vs RCB Highlights

Mohali, Apr 21: An outstanding performance from Chris Gayle and AB de Viliers helped Royal Challengers Bangalore grab two back-to-back victories by beating Kings XI Punjab by five wickets at the PCA stadium in Mohali.

[IPL 5: Game 25: KXIP vs RCB, Mohali]

Here are the highlights of KXIP vs RCB:

# Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers put on 131 - RCB's highest partnership for any wicket in the IPL.

# Gayle won his ninth man of the match award in IPL, two less than Yusuf Pathan.

# Royal Challengers Bangalore have clinched back-to-back victories, winning three in six games.

# Gayle scored his second consecutive fifty to increase his tally to six fifties for RCB, including two centuries at an average of 61.00 for Bangalore.

# Kings XI Punjab hit a total of three sixes while Gayle himself hit four sixes to cruise past his second consecutive fifty.

# Punjab suffered two back-to-back losses, winning just two out of four games.

# Kings XI Punjab pacer Praveen Kumar remains wicket-less after six games.

# AB de Villiers scored his seventh half-century in 50 IPL matches.

# Chris Gayle becomes the second highest scorer in IPL 5 with 246 runs.

# Gayle has hit a total of 19 sixes this season, he holds the record of highest number of sixes in IPL with 89.

# Parwinder Awana's (34/4) four-wicket haul his is best bowling figures.


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