IPL 2013 Match 63 Highlights: RCB Vs KXIP

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Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 15:46 [IST]
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Bangalore, May 14: It was vintage Adam Gilchrist on view at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Tuesday night. Kings XI Punjab captain chose today to come good for the first time in IPL 2013 and the left-hander's fine 85 not out further dented Royal Challengers Bangalore's playoff chances. KXIP won the game by 7 wickets with 11 balls to spare. Gilchrist and Azhar Mahmood's 61 ended RCB's winning streak at home this season. KXIP chased down 175 in 18.1 overs.

Scorecard; Over-by-over runs

Earlier, half centuries from Chris Gayle (77) and Virat Kohli (57) took Royal Challengers Bangalore to 174/5 in 20 overs. Gayle, who made a cautious start, accelerated and top scored for the team with a 53-ball 77. Captain Virat Kohli hit 57. The duo had a partnership of 136 runs for the second wicket.

IPL 2013 Game 63 Highlights: RCB Vs KXIP

Here are the highlights

# Today's loss was the first at home for RCB this season. They had won 6 in a row

# RCB have only one game left in IPL 6. They face Chennai Super Kings on May 18, at home

# RCB are still in contention for playoff berth if other results go in their favour

# RCB have 16 points from 15 games. They are at 4th

# Kings XI Punjab won their 6th game in 14 and are at 6th position. They are out of playoffs race

# Adam Gilchrist scored 85 not out off 54 balls with 10 fours and 3 sixes

# This was Gilchrist's first half century this season

# Azhar Mahmood made 61 off 41 with 8 boundaries and 1 six

# Gilchrist-Mahmood had a partnership of 118 for second wicket

# After 6 overs, KXIP were 46/1. 50 came in 41 balls, 100 in 73. 150 in 98

# KXIP scored 21 fours and 5 sixes

# Today's outing was RCB's 'Go Green' campaign game. All RCB players were in green jersey and trousers

# Also, RCB players used their Twitter handles instead of their names on the back of jerseys

# Chris Gayle top scored for RCB with 77 off 53 balls (4x4, 6x6)

# Gayle changed his jersey number from 333 to 175, his highest score in IPL

# Gayle reclaimed the Orange Cap today. He has now scored 680 runs in this edition

# Gayle was lucky to have been given not out on 4 (LBW appeal) by umpire S Ravi off Parvinder Awana's bowling. Replays showed that the ball would have hit the middle stump

# It was a slow start by Gayle. He took 29 balls to reach 22 and next 55 runs came in just 24

# Awana got Gayle bowled, breaking the offstump

# RCB captain Virat Kohli scored 57 off 43 with 6 fours and 2 sixes

# RCB hit 15 fours and 9 sixes

# Gayle-Kohli partnership for the second wicket was worth 136 in 14.2 overs (run rated 9.48)

# Awana took 3/39 in 4 overs for KXIP

# RCB were 31/1 in 6 overs. 50 came in 55 balls and 100 in 87. 150 was completed in 110 balls

# In the 15th over, Gayle hit Manpreet Gony for 3 successive sixes

# After 10 overs, RCB were 52/1, in the next 10, they scored 122/4

# In the final 5 overs, RCB scored 63

# Zaheer Khan played his first game of IPL 6 today after returning from injury


Story first published:  Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 18:29 [IST]
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