IPL 2013 Match 9 Highlights: RCB Vs SRH

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Updated: Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 20:35 [IST]
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Bangalore, Apr 9: Captain Virat Kohli smashed his IPL career best 93 not out as Royal Challengers Bangalore cruised to a seven-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) here at M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Tuesday.


Kohli was in top form as he led RCB's chase of 162. What was expected to be a close contest, turned out to be a lopsided one with Kohli's smashing innings.

IPL 2013 Match 9 Highlights: RCB Vs SRH

Here are the highlights of the match

# Virat Kohli hit a 47-ball 93 not out with 11 fours and four sixes

# Kohli was named Man-of-the-match

# RCB completed the chase in 17.4 overs losing three wickets

# This was RCB's second win in three games. For Sunrisers it was their first loss in three outings

# RCB are second and SRH third respectively in points table

# Today's score of 93 was Kohli's best in IPL career

# Kohli and Moises Henriques had an unbroken partnership of 66 in 5.4 overs for the fourth wicket

# Kohli is now the leading run scorer with 163 in IPL 6 and the owner of Orange Cap

# Kohli's 50 came off just 31 balls

# RCB hit 17 fours and seven sixes

# Chris Gayle disappointed the home fans as he was out for 13

# Mayank Agarwal made a quick 29 off 20 balls with 3 4s and 2 6s

# AB de Villiers played his first game for RCB this season after arriving in Bangalore this morning from South Africa. he replaced Tillakaratne Dilshan

# RCB also brought in RP Singh in place of Karun Nair

# Sunrisers hit 10 fours and 7 sixes

# Cameron White was the top scorer for SRH with 52 off 34 balls with three fours and three sixes

# Thisara Perera hit four sixes and 1 four in his 24-ball 40

# RP Singh was the most successful bowler RCB with 3/27 in 4 overs

# White-Perera partnership of 80 runs came in just 7.2 overs and that helped SRH to cross 160

# SRH scored 40/1 in first six overs of powerplay. Their 50 came in 46 balls and 100 in 91

# RCB's first six overs yielded 47/1. 50 was off 48 deliveries and 100 in 77

# Dale Steyn bowled his four overs for 16 runs but did not have success

# Ishant Sharma, Perera and White were the wicket-takers for SRH

# Compared to last match in Bangalore against Mumbai Indians, it was not a full house today at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium

# It was a sweet revenge for RCB against SRH after going down in a thrilling Super Over finish in Hyderabad two nights back


Story first published:  Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 20:09 [IST]
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