Chris Gayle's ton came off just 46 deliveries, including five boundaries and 11 sixes, along with a strike-rate of 210.41 © IANS
Chris Gayle’s ton came off just 46 deliveries, including five boundaries and 11 sixes, along with a strike-rate of 210.41 © IANS

Royal Challengers Banglaore (RCB) explosive Jamaican opener, Chris Gayle scored his 5th century in the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Wednesday. His ton came off just 46 deliveries, including five boundaries and 11 sixes, along with a strike-rate of 210.41. Currently, RCB are 147 for the loss of a wicket in 14 overs, with Chris Gayle on 101 and AB de Villiers on six. Live updates: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab Match 40 at Bangalore

Earlier, Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to field. Royal Challengers Bangalore brought back Chris Gayle for Nic Maddinson along with bringing in Sreenath Arvind in place of Iqbal Abdullah . Kings XI Punjab replaced Virender Sehwag with Manan Vohra. Live scorecard: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab Match 40 at Bangalore