IPL 5: Game 38: Kolkata Vs Bangalore Highlights

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Published: Sunday, April 29, 2012, 0:09 [IST]
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IPL 5: Game 38: KKR Vs RCB Highlights

Kolkata, Apr 29: Captain Gautam Gambhir (93) led Kolkata Knight Riders to a crushing 47-run victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Eden Gardens on Saturday night.

Match Report: KKR Vs RCB

This was Game 38 in IPL 5 and KKR produced a fine performance.

Here are the highlights of this match.

# RCB were restricted to 143/6 in 20 overs, chasing 191

# RCB needed 80 runs off 18 balls to win. Then it came to 53 off 6 balls

# Chris Gayle was the topscorer for RCB with 86 (58 balls, 7x4, 6x6). He was out on the penultimate ball of the match

# Gayle took 42 balls to reach his fifty

# Gautam Gambhir won the Man-of-the-match award for his knock of 93

# Barring Gayle, none of the other RCB batsmen crossed the 20-run mark

# Gayle is the holder of the Orange Cap with 336 runs. He overtook Ajinkya Rahane

# Gayle has scored his 336 runs off 222 balls with a strike rate of 151.35 and an average of 48.00

# Gayle has four fifties in IPL 5 so far in seven innings. His highest score is 87

# Gayle is the leading six-hitter in IPL 5 so far with 25. He has also scored 21 fours

# Gayle was dropped by Sunil Narine on 12 in the third over off Yusuf Pathan

# Jacques Kallis took two wickets in two balls in the sixth over. He dismissed Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers

# RCB took 57 balls to reach their first fifty

# RCB lost three wickets for 34 runs in 5.3 overs

# KKR captain Gautam Gambhir won the toss and elected to bat first

# KKR hit 9 sixes and 18 fours in their total of 190/4 in 20 overs

# Lakshmipathy Balaji was injured and his place was taken by left-arm spinner Iqbal Abdulla. Laxmi Ratan Shukla came in place of Manvinder Bisla

# For RCB, their captain Daniel Vettori returned after missing the previous game due to an injury. Andrew McDonald missed out

# Gambhir and Brendon McCullum gave KKR their highest partnership in IPL 5

# Gambhir and McCullum gave the team a blazing start, 95 for the first wicket in 10.3 overs

# Gambhir and McCullum scored 46 runs the first six over of powerplay

# KKR raced to 50 off 38 balls

# Gambhir reached his 50 off 28 balls

# Gambhir was dropped thrice. Harshal Patel, Chris Gayle and Vinay Kumar spilled difficult catches

# Gambhir was finally dismissed for a 51-ball 93 with five sixes and nine fours

# KKR had reached 134/1 in 15 overs. They were 87/0 in 10 overs


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