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.
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Posted on April 29, 2011 by admin