Highlights: IPL 7 Match 31: KXIP Vs RCB in Bangalore

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Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 0:12 [IST]
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Bangalore, May 9: Yet again, Kings XI Punjab produced a dominant peformance which saw them thrash Royal Challengers Bangalore by 32 runs here at M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Friday night.


David Miller was the star with the bat for KXIP. The left-hander from South Africa blasted a 29-ball 66 with 8 fours and 3 sixes. KXIP posted a mammoth 198/8 in 20 overs. With early wickets pushing them back, RCB were restricted to 166/9. Fast bowler Sandeep Sharma was the hero with the ball.

Highlights: IPL 7 Match 31: KXIP Vs RCB

Here are the highlights

# This was KXIP's seventh win out of eight matches. Their only loss so far was against Mumbai Indians

# Fours - KXIP: 19; RCB: 13

# Sixes - KXIP: 7; RCB: 9

# Top scorers - KXIP: Miller 66 (29 balls, 8x4, 3x6); RCB: AB de Villiers 53 (26 balls, 1x4, 5x6)

# Highest wickets - RCB: 2 wickets each for Mitchell, Harshal patel and Yuzvendra Chahal; KXIP: Sandeep Sharma 3/25 in 4 overs

# Powerplay scores (1-6) - KXIP: 64/1; RCB: 34/3

# Miller hit his 50 off 32

# Miller hit a 102-metre six which went out of the stadium

# RCB captain Virat Kohli was out for a golden duck. This was his third duck of IPL 7

# KXIP offspinner Shivam Singh made his IPL debut. He impressed with figures of 2/26 in 4 overs

# Sandeep Sharma won the Man-of-the-match award

# Sandeep dismissed Chris Gayle and Kohli today. It was for the second time in succession that he had got them after their previous outing in UAE

# Highest partnership of the match - 60 (KXIP) between Mandeep Singh and Virender Sehwag for the first wicket

# Most economical bowler - Albie Morkel 5.00 (1/20 in 4 overs)


Story first published:  Saturday, May 10, 2014, 0:00 [IST]
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