RCB did a great job in restricting RPS for a very low total of 161 runs in their 20 overs. But they themselves failed to chase such a low total as they ended up scoring only 134 runs from their 20 overs. [Match Report]
Manoj Tiwary's fiery 27 off just 11 balls proved to be vital for Pune's win. The Bengal batsman scored 19 runs in the 19th over.
In reply, Pune showcased brilliant bowling performance as Bangalore failed to chase the total.
Here are the highlights from the Pune Vs Bangalore match
# Ajinkya Rahane and Rahul Tripathi went off to a great start, they scored 63 runs in 7.4 overs
# Ajinkya Rahane scored 30 off 25 balls
# Pune scored 55 runs at the end of powerplay
# Steve Smith and MS Dhoni strung together 58 runs partnership
# Adam Milne was the peak of the RCB bowlers (2/27 in 4 overs)
# MS Dhoni scored 28 runs off 25 balls
# Steve Smith scored 27 off 24 balls
# From 127/2, Pune were reduced to 130/7
# Manoj Tiwary scored a quickfire 27 off just 11 balls
# Manoj Tiwary scored 19 runs in the 19th over
# Mandeep Singh accompanied Virat Kohli at the top of the order
# Mandeep was dismissed in the second over for 0
# Virat Kohli scored 29 off 19 balls
# AB De Villiers scored 29 off 30 balls
# Shane Watson was dismissed for 14 runs. He faced 18 balls
# Ben Stokes was the best bowler for RPS (3/18 in 4 overs)
# RCB hit only 5 sixes in the innings
# RCB managed to score 134/9 in 20 overs.
# Ben Stokes was given the Man of the Match award