The match 51 of Vivo IPL 2018 saw a high scoring game between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). SRH fought hard chasing 219 lost by 14 runs in the last over. Kane Williamson and Manish Pandey added 135 runs to the fourth wicket partnership but failed to take their team home. In the process Williamson climbed to the second spot in the orange cap list with 625 runs.

AB de Villiers, IPL 2018, RCB, SRH
AB de Villiers registered his 4th half-century of the season © IANS
Moeen Ali
Moeen Ali recorded his first half-century in IPL 2018 © IANS
Rashid Khan, Virat Kohli
Rashid Khan picked the wickets of Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and Moeen Ali © IANS
Alex Hales
AB de Villiers took a brilliant catch to dismiss Alex Hales © PTI
Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson registers 8th half-century of the season © PTI
Kane Williamson and Manish Pandey added 135 runs to the 4th wicket partnership ©  PTI
Kane Williamson and Manish Pandey added 135 runs to the 4th wicket partnership © PTI
RCB won the match by 14 runs © IANS
RCB won the match by 14 runs © IANS

Brief scores

Royal Challengers Bangalore 218 for 6 in 20 overs [AB de Villiers 69 (39), Moeen Ali 65 (34), Colin de Grandhomme 40 (17), Sarfraz Khan 22 (8)*; Rashid Khan 4-0-27-3] beat Sunrisers Hyderabad 204 for 3 in 20 overs [Alex Hales 37 (24), Kane Williamson 81 (42)*, Manish Pandey 62 (38)*; Yuzvendra Chahal 4-0-28-1] by 14 runs.

Player of the Match: AB de Villiers.