Deccan Chargers' healthy score of 181/2 weren't enough at Bangalore as Royal Challengers, powered by a 5-ball 71 from Tilakratne Dilshan easily achieved their target.
But at home, Deccan were able to defend a low total (132/7) as they took wickets at regular intervals to eke out a 9-run win.
Here are the scorecards:
May 20, 2012
Deccan Chargers v Royal Challengers Bangalore
Deccan Chargers won by 9 runs