IPL 5: Game 30: Rajasthan Vs Bangalore Highlights

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Published: Monday, April 23, 2012, 23:43 [IST]
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IPL 5: Game 30: RR Vs RCB Highlights

Jaipur, Apr 23: Royal Challengers Bangalore crushed Rajasthan Royals by 46 runs in Game 30 of IPL 5 here at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Monday night.

[Scorecard: IPL 5: Game 30 RR Vs RCB]

Here are the highlights of this match.

# This was the first loss in four games in IPL 5 for Rajasthan at their home ground, Sawai Mansingh Stadium

# AB de Villiers was the Man-of-the-match. However the South African shared his award with left-arm spinner KP Appanna for taking four wickets

# Rajasthan skipper Rahul Dravid was the only batsman to make a notable contribution. He scored a half century, but he did not have support from others

# Appanna was the star with the ball claiming four wickets

# Appanna"s 4/19 was his best Twenty20 bowling effort

# Appanna claimed the first four wickets to Rajasthan

# Appanna is the fourth left-arm spinner in IPL to take four more wickets in an innings

# Shadab Jakati (twice), Yuvraj Singh and Ravindra Jadeja are the other three left-arm spinners

# Appanna dismissed Ajinkya Rahane, Owais Shah, Shreevats Goswami and Rahul Dravid

# Bangalore surprised everyone by not sending Chris Gayle as opener

# Later it was revealed that Gayle was unwell and batted at No. 4

# Gayle lasted only eight balls, making just 4. He did not come out to field

# Luke Pomersbach was the substitute fielder for Gayle

# Virat Kohli and Tillakaratne Dilshan opened the batting

# The move to send Kohli early did not work as he was dismissed for 16

# Rajasthan opened bowling with offspinner Ajit Chandila, who made his IPL debut today

# Stuart Binny dropped Mayank Agarwal on 1 run off Kevon Cooper

# Dilshan and AB de Villiers were playing in their 100th Twenty20 match

# Bangalore scored 72 runs in the final 5 overs

# Bangalore were 62/2 in 10 overs and raced to 189/3 in 20 overs

# Bangalore hit six sixes in the innings. Five were scored by AB de Villiers and one by Tillakaratne Dilshan

# Dilshan and De Villiers scored 122 runs off 50 balls for the unbroken fourth wicket partnership

# Dilshan registered his highest IPL score, remaining unbeaten on 76

# De Villiers made a breezy 23-ball 59 not out


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