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Kings XI Punjab win by 7 wickets

Bangalore vs Kings XI

IPL: Kings XI Punjab pull off impressive run chase

Adam Gilchrist: Kings XI captain oversaw successful run chase

Chris Gayle: West Indies opener top scored for RCB with 77

Adam Gilchrist hit 85 not out to see Kings XI Punjab to a seven-wicket victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Opening batsman Gilchrist's 54-ball innings contained 10 fours and a six as the Kings XI chased down a target of 175 with 11 balls to spare.

The veteran Australian received support from Azhar Mahmood, who contributed 61 to a second-wicket stand of 118.

The Royal Challengers had earlier made a total of 174-5 after being invited to bat at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium.

Chris Gayle (77) and Virat Kohli (57) put on 136 for the second wicket, while Parvinder Awana picked up 3-39 and Mahmood 2-24.

The result moves the Kings XI up to sixth place in the nine-team league on 12 points. The Royal Challengers remain in fourth on 16 points.

Match Details

14th May 2013
Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to bowl.
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium
H D P K Handunnettige, S S
TV Umpire
Match Referee
R S Roshan
Reserve Umpire
K N Karumanaseri


Batsman R
A.C. Gilchrist Not out 85
S.E. Marsh b Khan 8
D.A. Miller b Muralitharan 2
R. Sathish Not out 12
Extras 4w, 4lb 8
Total 18.1 Overs 176 - 3
Full Batting Card

bangalore BOWLING CARD

Bowler O M R W
Z. Khan 4 0 30 1
M.C. Henriques 2.1 0 29 0
J.D. Unadkat 4 0 34 1
M. Muralitharan 4 0 44 1
R.V. Kumar 4 0 35 0
Full Bowling Card