• Chris Gayle

    RCB hammer Kings XI Punjab

    Chris Gayle's 117 rattled Kings XI Punjab at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. (Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo)

  • Chris Gayle

    RCB hammer Kings XI Punjab

    Sandeep Sharma kept Gayle quiet in the first over before the Jamaican cut loose. (Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo)

  • Chris Gayle

    RCB hammer Kings XI Punjab

    Punjab dropped Gayle twice — on 27 and 53 — as he went on to hit his fifth IPL century. (Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo)

  • Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli

    RCB hammer Kings XI Punjab

    RCB skipper Virat Kohli and Gayle stitched a 119-run opening stand in just 11.2 overs. (Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo)

  • AB de Villiers

    RCB hammer Kings XI Punjab

    AB de Villiers (47 not out) played some outrageous shots to pile on the score. (PTI Photo)

  • Sreenath Aravind

    RCB hammer Kings XI Punjab

    RCB's left-arm medium-pacer Sreenath Aravind (4/27) rocked the KXIP top and middle-order. (Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo)

  • Mitchell Starc

    RCB hammer Kings XI Punjab

    Australia's Word Cup hero Mitchell Starc (4/15) was too good for the Punjab lower-order. (Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo)

  • Glenn Maxwell

    RCB hammer Kings XI Punjab

    Australian Glenn Maxwell's miserable IPL season continued. Aravind cleaned him up for 1. (PTI Photo)

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