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Kohli’s second IPL ton powers Royal Challengers to third win

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bowl first in the Indian Premier League (IPL) game against Rising Pune Supergiants in Bengaluru on Saturday.

ipl Updated: May 07, 2016 19:57 IST
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Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Virat Kohli plays a shot during the IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru on May 2, 2016.
Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Virat Kohli plays a shot during the IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru on May 2, 2016.(PTI)

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bowl first in the Indian Premier League (IPL) game against Rising Pune Supergiants in Bengaluru on Saturday.

Kohli explained his decision, saying the pitch looked like a good one that would behave consistently through the match.

Kohli’s Rising Pune counterpart MS Dhoni said it would be difficult to judge what would be a par score on the pitch, saying it could be in the range of 200.

Teams

Rising Pune Supergiants

A Rahane, U Khawaja, S Tiwary, MS Dhoni, T Perera, G Bailey, R Bhatia, A Zampa, R Ashwin, A Dinda, RP Singh

Royal Challengers Bangalore

L Rahul, V Kohli, AB de Villiers, TM Head, S Watson, S Baby, S Binny, P Rasool, C Jordan, V Aaron, Y Chahal