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Royal Challengers Bangalore elect to field against Deccan Chargers

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) won the toss and elected to field against Deccan Chargers (DC) in the 71st match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad.

Chris Gayle

Deccan Chargers vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – Live Score

Royal Challengers Bangalore have retained the same playing XI.

Deccan Chargers captain Kumar Sangakarra returned to the playing XI replacing Chris Lynn.

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain, Virat Kohli, said “It is a really important game for us. It is an all or nothing match for us.

“We have played some good cricket. The matches that we lost affected our net run-rate.

“We will bowl first. We are fielding an unchanged side.”

Deccan Chargers captain, Kumar Sangakkara, said “The guys played well in the last game. The way we bowled and batted was great.

“I would have batted first. We would want to spoil Bangalore’s party.

“I replace Chris Lynn in the team and that is the only change.”

Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI): Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli(c), Saurabh Tiwary, AB de Villiers(w), Mayank Agarwal, Vinay Kumar, Zaheer Khan, Harshal Patel, Prasanth Parameswaran, Muttiah Muralitharan.

Deccan Chargers (Playing XI): Akshath Reddy, Shikhar Dhawan, Cameron White, Parthiv Patel(w), Kumar Sangakkara(c), Jean-Paul Duminy, Ashish Reddy, Dale Steyn, Amit Mishra, Manpreet Gony, Veer Pratap Singh.

Deccan Chargers vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – Highlights

Highlights of the 71st match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 between Deccan Chargers (DC) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad.

Deccan Chargers (DC) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Highlights

Deccan Chargers

  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 – 6.0 (Mandatory – 23 runs, 3 wickets)
  • Deccan Chargers: 50 runs in 10.4 overs (64 balls), Extras 2
  • JP Duminy: 50 off 43 balls (4 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Deccan Chargers: 100 runs in 17.1 overs (103 balls), Extras 5
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 36 balls (JP Duminy 38, PA Patel 13, Ex 3)
  • Innings Break: Deccan Chargers – 132/7 in 20.0 overs (DW Steyn 0)

Royal Challengers Bangalore

  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 – 6.0 (Mandatory – 40 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore: 50 runs in 7.1 overs (43 balls), Extras 1
  • SS Tiwary retired hurt on 2* from 40/2 (5.3) to 57/4 (9.5)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore: 100 runs in 15.5 overs (95 balls), Extras 2

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Deccan Chargers vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – Scorecard

Scorecard of the 71st match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 between Deccan Chargers (DC) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad.

Deccan Chargers (DC) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) – Scorecard

Deccan Chargers 132/7 (20/20 ov), RCB 123/9 (20.0/20 ov)

Result Deccan Chargers won by 9 runs

Man of the match Dale Steyn

Deccan Chargers (20 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
S Dhawan b Khan 5 4 1 0 125.00
PA Reddy c †de Villiers b Vinay Kumar 7 11 0 0 63.63
KC Sangakkara* c Vinay Kumar b Muralitharan 15 22 1 0 68.18
CL White c Agarwal b Parameswaran 1 5 0 0 20.00
JP Duminy c sub (KP Appanna) b Khan 74 53 4 5 139.62
PA Patel† c Gayle b Vinay Kumar 16 21 1 0 76.19
A Ashish Reddy b Vinay Kumar 4 4 0 0 100.00
DW Steyn not out 0 0 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 5, w 4) 10
Total (7 wickets; 20 overs) 132 (6.60 runs per over)
Did not bat A Mishra, MS Gony, V Pratap Singh
Fall of wickets 1-6 (Dhawan, 0.6 ov), 2-19 (Reddy, 3.3 ov), 3-20 (White, 4.2 ov), 4-51 (Sangakkara, 11.1 ov), 5-122 (Duminy, 18.5 ov), 6-132 (Patel, 19.5 ov), 7-132 (Ashish Reddy, 19.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Z Khan 4 0 30 2 7.50
R Vinay Kumar 4 0 22 3 5.50 (2w)
P Parameswaran 3 0 12 1 4.00
M Muralitharan 4 0 30 1 7.50 (1w)
HV Patel 4 0 26 0 6.50
TM Dilshan 1 0 6 0 6.00 (1w)

Royal Challengers Bangalore (target: 133 runs from 20 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
CH Gayle b Steyn 27 10 3 2 270.00
TM Dilshan lbw b Steyn 4 12 0 0 33.33
V Kohli* c Gony b Ashish Reddy 42 40 2 2 105.00
SS Tiwary c Sangakkara b Pratap Singh 30 27 1 1 111.11
AB de Villiers† c Duminy b Mishra 4 11 0 0 36.36
MA Agarwal b Mishra 1 2 0 0 50.00
Z Khan b Steyn 0 4 0 0 0.00
R Vinay Kumar c Duminy b Ashish Reddy 7 7 1 0 100.00
HV Patel not out 5 5 0 0 100.00
M Muralitharan c Duminy b Ashish Reddy 0 1 0 0 0.00
P Parameswaran not out 0 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (w 3) 3
Total (9 wickets; 20 overs) 123 (6.15 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-30 (Gayle, 2.5 ov), 2-36 (Dilshan, 4.3 ov), 2-40* (Tiwary, retired not out, 5.3 ov), 3-55 (de Villiers, 9.2 ov), 4-57 (Agarwal, 9.5 ov), 5-103 (Kohli, 15.6 ov), 6-104 (Khan, 16.5 ov), 7-111 (Tiwary, 18.1 ov), 8-120 (Vinay Kumar, 19.2 ov), 9-121 (Muralitharan, 19.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DW Steyn 4 0 8 3 2.00
MS Gony 4 0 38 0 9.50 (2w)
V Pratap Singh 4 0 26 1 6.50
A Mishra 4 0 26 2 6.50
A Ashish Reddy 4 0 25 3 6.25 (1w)


Toss Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to field

Royal Challengers Bangalore (Playing XI): Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli(c), Saurabh Tiwary, AB de Villiers(w), Mayank Agarwal, Vinay Kumar, Zaheer Khan, Harshal Patel, Prasanth Parameswaran, Muttiah Muralitharan

Deccan Chargers (Playing XI): Akshath Reddy, Shikhar Dhawan, Cameron White, Parthiv Patel(w), Kumar Sangakkara(c), Jean-Paul Duminy, Ashish Reddy, Dale Steyn, Amit Mishra, Manpreet Gony, Veer Pratap Singh

Umpires S Ravi and SJA Taufel

TV umpire JD Cloete

Match referee AJ Pycroft

Reserve umpire KN Ananthapadmanabhan

Rajasthan Royals opt to bat against Deccan Chargers

Rajasthan Royals (RR) won the toss and elected to bat Deccan Chargers (DC) in the 68th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad.

Rahul Dravid

Deccan Chargers vs Rajasthan Royals – Live Score

Cameron White replaces Kumar Sangakkara as captain of Deccan Chargers.

Sangakkara has been replaced by Chris Lynn, who makes his IPL debut for Deccan.

Dale Steyn has also been included in the playing XI.

Rajasthan Royals have replaced an injured Brad Hodge with Owais Shah.

Deccan Chargers captain, Cameron White, said “Sangakkara is just resting for this match and so I am in charge.

“We have to contribute as a team. We are going to give our best. The wicket is very good and we would have batted first.

“Chris Lynn comes into the side today and Dale Steyn is playing today.”

Rajasthan Royals captain, Rahul Dravid, said “The spirit in the team has been fantastic. We have shown some good performances and we need to finish on a high.

“The last couple of games have been very good for us. We needed to get more runs with the bat but the bowlers have stood up well in the last 4-5 games.

“We are going to bat first. We like to set a total and this suits our team well.

“Owais Shah replaces the injured Brad Hodge.”

Deccan Chargers (Playing XI): Parthiv Patel(w), Shikhar Dhawan, Cameron White(c), Jean-Paul Duminy, Akshath Reddy, Ashish Reddy, Amit Mishra, Dale Steyn, Chris Lynn, Manpreet Gony, Veer Pratap Singh.

Rajasthan Royals (Playing XI): Rahul Dravid(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Shane Watson, Owais Shah, Ashok Menaria, Shreevats Goswami(w), Stuart Binny, Johan Botha, Ajit Chandila, Shaun Tait, Siddharth Trivedi.

Deccan Chargers vs Rajasthan Royals – Highlights

Highlights of the 68th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 between Deccan Chargers (DC) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad.

Deccan Chargers (DC) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR) – Highlights

Rajasthan Royals

  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 – 6.0 (Mandatory – 41 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Rajasthan Royals: 50 runs in 7.4 overs (46 balls), Extras 0
  • Rajasthan Royals: 100 runs in 16.3 overs (100 balls), Extras 6
  • Innings Break: Rajasthan Royals – 126/8 in 20.0 overs (A Chandila 0)

Deccan Chargers

  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 – 6.0 (Mandatory – 58 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Deccan Chargers: 50 runs in 5.4 overs (34 balls), Extras 4
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 34 balls (PA Reddy 23, S Dhawan 24, Ex 4)
  • Deccan Chargers: 100 runs in 15.1 overs (91 balls), Extras 9

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Deccan Chargers vs Rajasthan Royals – Scorecard

Scorecard of the 68th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 between Deccan Chargers (DC) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad.

Deccan Chargers (DC) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR) – Scorecard

Result Deccan Chargers won by 5 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)

Man of the match Dale Steyn

Rajasthan Royals (20 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
R Dravid* c Lynn b Gony 39 36 5 0 108.33
AM Rahane c Dhawan b Steyn 6 7 1 0 85.71
SR Watson b Mishra 13 13 1 1 100.00
STR Binny b Mishra 7 8 1 0 87.50
OA Shah run out (†Patel) 28 32 1 0 87.50
AL Menaria c Dhawan b Pratap Singh 20 17 1 1 117.64
J Botha c & b Steyn 3 4 0 0 75.00
SP Goswami† b Pratap Singh 3 3 0 0 100.00
A Chandila not out 0 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 2, w 3, nb 1) 7
Total (8 wickets; 20 overs) 126 (6.30 runs per over)
Did not bat SW Tait, SK Trivedi
Fall of wickets 1-8 (Rahane, 1.3 ov), 2-41 (Watson, 6.1 ov), 3-54 (Binny, 8.4 ov),4-73 (Dravid, 11.6 ov),5-108 (Menaria, 17.2 ov), 6-118 (Botha, 18.5 ov), 7-126 (Goswami, 19.5 ov), 8-126 (Shah, 19.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JP Duminy 2 0 13 0 6.50 (1w)
DW Steyn 4 0 16 2 4.00
MS Gony 4 0 26 1 6.50 (1w)
V Pratap Singh 4 0 31 2 7.75 (1w)
A Mishra 4 0 20 2 5.00 (1nb)
A Ashish Reddy 2 0 17 0 8.50

Deccan Chargers (target: 127 runs from 20 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
PA Reddy c Shah b Trivedi 42 35 4 1 120.00
S Dhawan c Chandila b Botha 26 24 2 2 108.33
JP Duminy c Shah b Binny 24 31 0 0 77.41
CL White* c & b Chandila 1 4 0 0 25.00
CA Lynn c Watson b Trivedi 6 9 1 0 66.66
PA Patel† not out 10 5 1 0 200.00
A Ashish Reddy not out 10 4 2 0 250.00
Extras (lb 1, w 8) 9
Total (5 wickets; 18.4 overs) 128 (6.85 runs per over)
Did not bat A Mishra, DW Steyn, MS Gony, V Pratap Singh
Fall of wickets 1-63 (Dhawan, 8.3 ov), 2-83 (Reddy, 11.5 ov), 3-88 (White, 12.5 ov),4-102 (Lynn, 15.5 ov),5-118 (Duminy, 17.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
A Chandila 4 0 20 1 5.00
SR Watson 2 0 14 0 7.00
SW Tait 3.4 0 35 0 9.54 (4w)
J Botha 4 0 30 1 7.50 (1w)
SK Trivedi 4 0 20 2 5.00 (2w)
STR Binny 1 0 8 1 8.00


Toss Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bat

Deccan Chargers (Playing XI): Parthiv Patel(w), Shikhar Dhawan, Cameron White(c), Jean-Paul Duminy, Akshath Reddy, Ashish Reddy, Amit Mishra, Dale Steyn, Chris Lynn, Manpreet Gony, Veer Pratap Singh

Rajasthan Royals (Playing XI): Rahul Dravid(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Shane Watson, Owais Shah, Ashok Menaria, Shreevats Goswami(w), Stuart Binny, Johan Botha, Ajit Chandila, Shaun Tait, Siddharth Trivedi

Umpires S Ravi and SJA Taufel

TV umpire JD Cloete

Match referee J Srinath

Reserve umpire KN Ananthapadmanabhan

Deccan Chargers elect to bat against Kings XI Punjab

Deccan Chargers (DC) won the toss and elected to bat against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the 61st match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh.

Kings XI Punjab

Kings XI Punjab vs Deccan Chargers – Live Score

Deccan have included Dale Steyn and Abhishek Jhunjhunwala, while Punjab bring in Gurkeerat Singh and Ryan Harris.

Deccan Chargers captain, Kumar Sangakkara, said “It’s not easy to look back and worry about the results. We have to forget it and move on.

“We have told the guys, the best way to go is to not get angry and enjoy the moment whether it is good or bad. On the field or off the field we joke around in tough times.

“We will bat first, this is a good wicket and it stays the same all throughout the game. We are playing for pride, but Franchises have invested so much and we have to play well.

“Steyn and Jhunjunwala is back for us.”

Kings XI Punjab captain, David Hussey, said “We have 4 important games to go and we have to win all of them. We are a great side and the boys are raring to go.

“This is probably one of the better wickets in India.

“We also would have batted first, the wickets stay true all through the game and we would like to restrict them.

“Couple of changes in our team. Gurkeerat and Harris comes in for us.”

Kings XI Punjab (Playing XI): Shaun Marsh, Mandeep Singh, Nitin Saini(w), David Hussey(c), Azhar Mahmood, Gurkeerat Singh, Siddharth Chitnis, Piyush Chawla, Ryan Harris, Praveen Kumar, Parvinder Awana

Deccan Chargers (Playing XI): Parthiv Patel(w), Shikhar Dhawan, Kumar Sangakkara(c), Cameron White, Daniel Christian, Abhishek Jhunjunwala, Akshath Reddy, Dale Steyn, Amit Mishra, Manpreet Gony, TP Sudhindra

Kings XI Punjab vs Deccan Chargers – Highlights

Highlights of the 61st match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 between Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Deccan Chargers (DC) at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh.

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Deccan Chargers (DC) Highlights

Deccan Chargers

  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 – 6.0 (Mandatory – 47 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Deccan Chargers: 50 runs in 7.1 overs (43 balls), Extras 3
  • S Dhawan: 50 off 36 balls (3 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Deccan Chargers: 100 runs in 11.6 overs (72 balls), Extras 3
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 30 balls (S Dhawan 23, CL White 30, Ex 0)
  • Deccan Chargers: 150 runs in 17.3 overs (106 balls), Extras 8
  • CL White: 50 off 35 balls (7 x 4)
  • Innings Break: Deccan Chargers – 190/4 in 20.0 overs (CL White 67, PA Reddy 0)

Kings XI Punjab

  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 – 6.0 (Mandatory – 44 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Kings XI Punjab: 50 runs in 6.4 overs (40 balls), Extras 3
  • Kings XI Punjab: 100 runs in 12.1 overs (73 balls), Extras 3
  • DJ Hussey: 50 off 27 balls (4 x 4, 4 x 6)
  • Kings XI Punjab: 150 runs in 16.5 overs (101 balls), Extras 4

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Kings XI Punjab vs Deccan Chargers – Scorecard

Scorecard of the 61st match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 between Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Deccan Chargers (DC) at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh.

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Deccan Chargers (DC) – Scorecard

Deccan Chargers 190/4 (20/20 ov), Kings XI Punjab 194/6 (20.0/20 ov)

Result Kings XI Punjab won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)

Man of the match David Hussey

Deccan Chargers innings (20 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
S Dhawan c Awana b Kumar 71 50 4 3 142.00
PA Patel† c Gurkeerat Singh b Azhar Mahmood 18 16 2 0 112.50
KC Sangakkara* c Azhar Mahmood b Awana 1 4 0 0 25.00
CL White not out 67 41 8 1 163.41
DT Christian c Harris b Azhar Mahmood 24 10 1 2 240.00
PA Reddy not out 0 0 0 0
Extras (lb 6, w 2, nb 1) 9
Total (4 wickets; 20 overs) 190 (9.50 runs per over)
Did not bat AA Jhunjhunwala, A Mishra, DW Steyn, MS Gony, TP Sudhindra
Fall of wickets 1-47 (Patel, 5.6 ov), 2-49 (Sangakkara, 6.6 ov), 3-145 (Dhawan, 16.6 ov), 4-189 (Christian, 19.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
P Kumar 4 0 31 1 7.75
DJ Hussey 1 0 14 0 14.00 (1w)
RJ Harris 4 0 32 0 8.00
P Awana 4 0 41 1 10.25 (1w)
Azhar Mahmood 4 0 39 2 9.75 (1nb)
PP Chawla 3 0 27 0 9.00

Kings XI Punjab innings (target: 191 runs from 20 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
N Saini† c Sangakkara b Christian 3 10 0 0 30.00
Mandeep Singh c Christian b Gony 28 20 5 0 140.00
SE Marsh c Sangakkara b Christian 11 7 2 0 157.14
Azhar Mahmood st †Patel b Mishra 31 20 2 1 155.00
DJ Hussey* not out 65 35 4 5 185.71
SD Chitnis c †Patel b Steyn 11 13 1 0 84.61
PP Chawla c White b Steyn 8 3 2 0 266.66
Gurkeerat Singh not out 29 12 4 1 241.66
Extras (lb 6, w 2) 8
Total (6 wickets; 20 overs) 194 (9.70 runs per over)
Did not bat P Kumar, P Awana, RJ Harris
Fall of wickets 1-7 (Saini, 2.2 ov), 2-26 (Marsh, 4.4 ov), 3-56 (Mandeep Singh, 7.2 ov), 4-100 (Azhar Mahmood, 12.2 ov), 5-141 (Chitnis, 16.1 ov), 6-149 (Chawla, 16.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DW Steyn 4 0 26 2 6.50
TP Sudhindra 4 0 47 0 11.75 (1w)
DT Christian 4 0 31 2 7.75
AA Jhunjhunwala 1 0 13 0 13.00
MS Gony 4 0 40 1 10.00 (1w)
A Mishra 3 0 31 1 10.33


Toss Deccan Chargers won the toss and elected to bat

Kings XI Punjab (Playing XI): Shaun Marsh, Mandeep Singh, Nitin Saini(w), David Hussey(c), Azhar Mahmood, Gurkeerat Singh, Siddharth Chitnis, Piyush Chawla, Ryan Harris, Praveen Kumar, Parvinder Awana

Deccan Chargers (Playing XI): Parthiv Patel(w), Shikhar Dhawan, Kumar Sangakkara(c), Cameron White, Daniel Christian, Abhishek Jhunjunwala, Akshath Reddy, Dale Steyn, Amit Mishra, Manpreet Gony, TP Sudhindra

Umpires HDPK Dharmasena and BNJ Oxenford

TV umpire SS Shamsuddin

Match referee AJ Pycroft

Reserve umpire B Vij

Deccan Chargers elect to bat against Delhi Daredevils

Deccan Chargers (DC) won the toss and elected to bat against Deccan Chargers (DC) in the 55th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad.

Virender Sehwag

Delhi Daredevils vs Deccan Chargers – Live Score

Deccan Chargers have replaced Rusty Theron with JP Duminy.

Manpreet Gony and TP Sudhindra have been included in place of Abhishek Jhunjhunwala and Veer Pratap Singh.

Delhi Daredevils have brought in Andre Russell and Venugopal Rao in place of Ross Taylor and Umesh Yadav.

Deccan Chargers captain, Kumar Sangakara, said “Lehman just said to us to stick to our basics and play to our ability.

“Seven out of the eleven are Indian players and everyone have to contribute for a team to do well.

“We will bat first. We would like to put up a decent total and come hard against them.

“Ankit, TP Sudhindra and Duminy come back into the side.”

Delhi Daredevils captain, Virender Sehwag, said “I think Delhi are doing very well this season and we hope to continue our winning ways.

“Players like Mahela and KP have done well. When you are scoring runs you feel good and we are playing like a dream at the moment.

“Deccan will come hard against us and we have to play well.

“I would have bowled. After KP left, Warner joined us and he has played only one game and he will come good in the coming games.

“Russel and Venugopal comes in place of Taylor and Umesh.”

Delhi Daredevils (Playing XI): David Warner, Virender Sehwag(c), Mahela Jayawardene, Naman Ojha(w), Yogesh Nagar, Andre Russell, Venugopal Rao, Irfan Pathan, Morne Morkel, Shahbaz Nadeem, Varun Aaron.

Deccan Chargers (Playing XI): Daniel Harris, Shikhar Dhawan, Parthiv Patel(w), Cameron White, Kumar Sangakkara(c), Jean-Paul Duminy, Ankit Sharma, Ashish Reddy, Amit Mishra, Manpreet Gony, TP Sudhindra.