IPL 2016 playoffs: Royal Challengers in final after de Villiers' rescue act
May 26, 2016 10:04 IST
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Royal Challengers Bangalore batsmen AB De Villiers and Iqbal Abdullah guided the team to a four-wicket win against Gujarat Lions in the first qualifier of IPL match on Tuesday at the Chinnaswami stadium. RCB scored 159/6 to snatch the victory from the Lions with 10 balls to spare. With an asking rate of 7.5 runs in 20 overs, Royal Challengers started off shakily, losing wickets early. Gujarat Lions bowler Dhawal Kulkarni ripped apart RCB top order, castling both the openers Virat Kohli for duck and Chris Gayle nine.