Phenomenal hitting by Chris Gayle and a brilliant batting at the rear by AB de Villiers and Saurabh Tiwary capped a fantastic chase by Royal Challengers Bangalore as they beat Pune Warriors by six wickets in an IPL match here Tuesday.
Chasing a target of 183, RCB's Saurabh Tiwary (36 no, 23 balls, 1x4, 2x6) smashed Ashish Nehra for a big straight six while they needed three to win. Not to forget AB de Villiers (33 no, 14 balls, 2x4, 3x6) who smashed Nehra for two innovative sixes -- a reverse sweep and a scoop over deep fine leg as the Men in Red needed 21 runs off the last over.
The chase was however started by Chris Gayle who hit eight towering sixes enroute his 48-ball 81.In Image: Royal Challengers Bangalore's batsman AB DeVilliers (L) celebrates with his teammates after his team's win Text: PTIImages: AFPScorecard
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