By CricketCountry Staff
New Delhi: May 17, 2012
Royal Challengers Bangalore reach a massive 215 for one in their allotted 20 overs against Delhi Dare Devils in their IPL2012 match at New Delhi on Thursday.
The West Indian smashed 128 of 62 balls which included seven fours and 13 sixes.
Put into bat, the visitors got off to shaky start losing Tillakaratne Dilshan in the third over.
Varun Aaron had the Sri Lankan caught by Irfan Pathan for 11.
Skipper Virat Kohli and Gayle then joined forces as they smashed the Delhi bowlers to all parts of the park.
Gayle had a sedated stat but soon got into his usual self as he hammered two consecutive boundaries of Aaron.
The left-hander was severe on the Irfan Pathan and Pawan Negi smashed there sixes each of both as he brought his century off 53 balls.
Virat Kohli ably supported Gayle while dispatching lose balls to boundary to his half-century.
None of the Delhi bowlers looked to trouble the duo as they guided Bangalore past 200-run mark.
Brief Scores: RCB 215 for 1 in 20 overs (Chris Gayle 128*, Virat Kohli 73*; Varun Aaron 1 for 38) vs DD