AB de Villiers, Yuvraj Singh steady Royal Challengers Bangalore against Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2014
AB de Villiers © IANS
May 4, 2014
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are at 73 for four after 12 overs against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014. AB de Villiers is batting on 19 and Yuvraj Singh is on six. Parthiv Patel, Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle and Rilee Rossouw are the batsmen to have been dismissed. This is Match 24 of IPL 7. Bangalore captain Kohli won the toss and elected to bowl at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Catch Live Updates of the Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad match here.
Irfan Pathan came into the attack in the 10th over. AB de Villiers clubbed a six off the last delivery over long-on. Karn Sharma then dismissed Rilee Rossouw on the first delivery of the 11th over. He bowled one straight and Rossouw played a reverse-sweep and missed. The ball struck the pads and was out LBW for 14 off 23 deliveries. Yuvraj Singh was the ext batsman in. Ishant Sharma bowled the 12th over. He bowled a back of a length delivery and Yuvraj pulled the ball towards long-leg for a four. Ishant then followed that with a bouncer and Yuvraj got struck on the helmet while trying to pull. De Villiers then hit the last ball for a six down the ground. Catch live scores and ball-by-ball commentary of the RCB vs SRH match here.
Earlier, Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to field at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Sunrisers Hyderabad posted a competitive total of 155 for six in their 20 overs. David Warner top-scored with 61 runs off 49 deliveries with four fours and three sixes. Shikhar Dhawan scored 37 of 36 deliveries. Mitchell Starc was the pick of the bowlers as he took two wickets for 21 runs. Varun Aaron also took two wickets, but gave away 33 runs.
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