Bangalore Royal Challengers defeated Chennai Super Kings by 8 wickets at their home ground M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore as they topped the points table in IPL 4. RCB captain Daniel Vettori won the toss and put CSK to bat. Most of the Chennai Super Kings wickets including their whole top order fell in single digits and only their captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the lone ranger as he scored 70 runs off 40 balls to take CSK to a below par total of 128/8 in 20 overs. Zaheer Khan, S Aravind and Daniel Vettori took 2 wickets each for the Royal Challengers Bangalore. In reply, Chris Gayle smashed a 75 run knock off only 50 balls to guide RCB to 129/2 in 18 overs. Chris Gayle was awarded the Man of the Match once again for his brilliant knock.
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Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Kolkata Knight Riders in a rain curtailed match at Bangalore. Virat Kohli won the toss as the skipper of RCB and put KKR to bat. KKR top order failed yet again and as Yusuf Pathan (36 runs off 24 balls) was starting to strike boundaries rain came and stopped play. After resumption of match KKR scored 89/4 in 13 overs. Charl Langeveldt took 2 wickets for RCB and the revised target for RCB was 102 runs from 13 overs as per D/L method. In reply, Chris Gayle (68 runs off 12 balls) blasted off yet again as RCB cruised to 105/6 in 12.3 overs. Jacques Kallis took 2 wickets for KKR. Chris Gayle was awarded the Man of the Match again for his blistering knock.
Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Rajasthan Royals by 9 wickets at their fortress Jaipur as they nearly eliminated RR chances of making it the playoffs of IPL 4. Virat Kohli won the toss as he led the RCB team in the absence of Vettori due to injury and put RR to bat. Rahul Dravid (37 runs off 31 balls) and Shane Watson (34 runs off 29 balls) gave them a steady opening stand but the other failed to capitalized on the start as they were restricted by RCB bowlers to only 146/6 in 20 overs. S Aravind took 3 wickets for RCB. In reply, Chris Gayle thrashed everyone once again as he scored 70 runs off 44 balls and was supported by Tilakaratne Dilshan (38 runs off 24 balls) and Virat Kohli (39 runs off 34 balls) as they cruised to 151/1 in 17 overs. S Aravind was awarded the Man of the Match for his 3 wickets.
Bangalore Royal Challengers thrashed Sahara Pune Warriors by 26 runs at Bangalore to score their third consecutive win. Pune Warriors captain Yuvraj Singh won the toss and put Bangalore to bat. Chris Gayle blazed off as he scored 49 runs off 26 balls and then Virat Kohli continued as he scored 67 runs off 42 balls. The other RCB batsmen also played aggressively as they amassed 181/5 in 20 overs. Alfonso Thomas and Rahul Sharma took 2 wickets each for the Pune Warriors. In reply, Jesse Ryder (51 off 34 balls) and Yuvraj Singh (41 runs off 23 balls) tried hard but the rest hardly contributed much as they ended up with only 155/5 in 20 overs. Virat Kohli was awarded the Man of the Match for his brilliant knock.