Royal Challengers Bangalore locks horns with Delhi Daredevils at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. The match starts at 8 pm. Follow this link for live scores and updates.
There has been slight drizzle at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. The toss of RCB vs DD has been delayed.
DD have won the toss and elected to field against RCB.
RCB XI: Kohli, Gayle, Zol, AB de Villiers, Yuvraj, S Rana, P Patel, Starc, Muralitharan, Chahal, A Ahmed.
DD XI: Q de Kock, Pietersen, M Agarwal, Karthik, Vijay, Duminy, Jadhav, R Shukla, Shami, Imran Tahir, S Kaul.
Excellent over from Duminy -- just the one single off it.
Gayle looking quite stiff out there in the middle -- he did say last week that his injury had impeded his form. Still looks very tentative.
BOOM! Gayle hits it out of the park -- that's six and the stadium erupts. RCB 9-0 after 2.
SIX! Flighted from Duminy and Gayle slams it straight back over the sightscreen.
FOUR! Not off the middle. Gayle looks to heave but it comes off the inside half of bat & races away through mid-wicket.
Gayle backs away too far and punches it wide of mid off for a couple.
13 runs off the Duminy over.
Yorker on middle, Gayle digs it out at the last moment.
FOUR! Crashed! Overpitched from Shami, Parthiv thumps it through covers for a powerful boundary.
6 runs off the Shami over.
Siddharth Kaul into the attack now.
Clever from Kaul. Gayle dances down the track, Kaul drifts it wide outside off. Gayle leaves it alone.
FOUR! Lovely wrists! Low full toss on off, Parthiv flicks it through mid-wicket, it races away to the fence.
5 runs off the Kaul over.
Rahul Shukla into the attack now.
OUT! Shukla gets the dangerman, Gayle flops again. Good length delivery on middle and leg, Gayle goes for a wild swing but gets an inside edge onto the stumps. CH Gayle b Shukla 22 (23b 1x4 2x6)
Virat Kohli is the new batsman.
One runs and the wicket of Gayle in the over.
Just 3 runs off the Duminy over.
Lovely delivery! Slower and full outside off, Parthiv is totally foxed as he looks to drive. He misses it.
Full outside off, Kohli drives it through covers for a couple. He is looking confident out in the middle.
6 runs off the Shukla over.
Imran Tahir into the attack now.
OUT! Kohli's poor form continues. He dances down the track for a drive but gets an inside edge just past the leg stump. They scamper through for a single and then decide to go for a risky second. The throw from the fielder, Shukla, is right over the stumps and keeper whips the bails off. Kohli is found just short. V Kohli run out 10 (11b 0x4 0x6)
AB de Villiers is the new batsman.
Parthiv goes back and cuts it wide of short third man for a couple.
FOUR! Powerful shot! Short outside off from Duminy, de Villiers rocks back and cuts it through cover-point.
FOUR! Flighted and full outside off, Parthiv thumps it with sheer brute force to long off, the fielder dives but can't pull it back.
FOUR! Poor delivery from Tahir, Short & Parthiv pulls it through square leg. 14 runs off Tahir over.
Kaul back into the attack.
FOUR! Blunder from Vijay! Low full toss outside off, de Villiers smashes it to deep cover. Vijay makes a mess of it in the deep and it runs away to the fence.
SIX! Smashed! Slower short delivery from Kaul, de Villiers wait & pulls it over deep mid-wicket. 10 off 2 for ABD.