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IPL 2012 : News

Royal Challengers hope to surmount bowling woes

But for AB de Villiers' brilliance on Sunday, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) wouldn't have been in a position to overhaul the target set by the Deccan Chaargers, who had capitalised on some loose bowling to score a massive 181. Anand Sachar reports. Face off

RCB are Gayle & hearty

James Franklin was out facing the gentle medium pace from Robin Singh and Aiden Blizzard. But all the hard work put in by the left-handed batsman was undone, an over into the game against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday. Anand Sachar reports. Scorecard

Race to play-offs just got more exciting

Tuesday's game between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore will mark the conclusion of three-fourths of the league stage of the IPL V. HT reports.

For RCB, local talent refuses pull its weight

Of their four foreigners who played on Wednesday, Chris Gayle averaged 48.11, AB de Villiers' 48.66 and Tillakaratne Dilshan 50.66 going into the game. Sanjjeev Karan Samyal reports.

Our bowlers set up the victory: Chris Gayle

He played a crucial part in his team's comprehensive nine-wicket win with a blazing 82-run knock, but Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Chris Gayle credited his team's bowlers for setting up the crushing nine-wicket victory over Mumbai Indians.

Kohli backs himself to keep going

While Chris Gayle stole the limelight with yet another breathtaking knock against the Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday night, the fact that Kohli found his silken touch with the willow would have come as a huge relief for the man and his teammates. Amol Karhadkar writes. Face off

Gayle's approach is simply amazing

He has this unique style of batting - patting down deliveries in the first few overs before launching himself later. Mark Waugh writes.

Royal treat as Gayle, Dilshan deliver goods

Half-centuries by the openers helps RCB down Pune, move up to third spot in points table. Amol Karhadkar reports. Scorecard | Points table | Main men | Dada says | Cracking shots

Molestation charge rocks IPL

The revelry after an IPL match took an ugly turn in Delhi in the early hours of Friday when RCB's Luke Pomersbach allegedly molested a US national in her hotel room, thrashed her companion and was later arrested by the Delhi Police. HT reports. Luke tried to kiss me, punched my fiance 

Sidhartha Mallya defends RCB player, claims 'victim' seeking 15 mins of fame

As Royal Challengers Bangalore player Luke Pomersbach is produced in a Delhi court for allegedly molesting an American woman, owner Vijay Mallya's son Sidhartha clarifies on the situation on his Twitter account.

Arrested cricketer won't play for RCB, says Mallya

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) owner Vijay Mallya on Friday said that arrested cricketer Luke Pomersbach will not play for his team in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after being charged for molesting an American woman.

RCB will be a handful if they make it to playoffs

This edition of the IPL has been exciting to the core and heading towards the closure of the league stage, the playoff seats are still up for grabs. Mark Waugh writes.

Chennai slip into the play-offs after Royal mess

For most part of the season, Royal Challengers Bangalore had neither been consistent with the bat or ball. For most of their victories, they owed it to the power-hitting of Chris Gayle. HT reports. Scorecard

Kohli blames poor shot selection for RCB's defeat

A disappointed Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli on Monday blamed poor shot selection by his batsmen and his dismissal at a crucial stage for his side's nine-run loss to Deccan Chargers to exit from the Indian Premier League.
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