Then it was Chris Gayle who took it to the end. Gayle with Christian & Arun Karthik made some important partnerships in the end. Chris Gayle scored a massive 92 from 58 balls with 5 massive sixes and 11 fours. ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE posted a total of 156 losing 5 wickets. Johnson and Oram took 2 wickets each while Harbhjan have one.
Sachin & Pointing played well keeping the partnership. Sachin made 23 from 19 balls with four 4, got run out because of call confusion with Pointing. Soon Ricky Pointing 28 from 33balls with 1 six and 1 four was stumped by Arun Karthik.
Karthik & Rayudu tried to explode but the timing was not perfect. Runs have dried while the run rate kept on ticking to 12. Dinesh Karthik taking the control once again for Mumbai Indian hit 3 sixes and 1 four in a single over of Christian which brought the required run rate down and Karthik completed his half century too.
Vinay Kumar dismissed Dinesh Karthik in the second ball. Karthik made 60 from 37 balls with four 6’s and three 4’s. Rayudu who tried to play big shot was failed to do it and bowled in the very next ball. Vinay kumar was on hatrick and ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE was back in to the match. Harbhajan on strike scored a single and gave the strike to Pollard. With required 8 Runs Pollard able to score only 5 runs in the last two balls. . This match proved that IPL 2013 wont be disappointing any more as many folks expected!.