Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Champions League Twenty20: Royal Challengers beat Somerset by 51 runs

On a blurred backward Monday with rain gods befitting away, home aggregation Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) Chris Gayle storm blew abroad English canton Somerset by 51 runs to accumulate hopes animate in the ICC Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) at the Chinnaswamy amphitheater in this tech hub.

Setting an arty ambition of 207 runs in a must-win game, RCB aching a aggressive Somerset to 155 for six wickets afterwards its big hitter Chris Gayle alternate to anatomy and accursed 86 in 46 assurance with eight massive sixes and four fours.

Barring openers Peter Trego, who played a adornment innings of 58 in 38 assurance with three sixes and six four, and Craig Kiewwetter, added Somerset batters could not abide a active advance of the burglary Royals and amidst tamely afterwards actuality on advance in the aboriginal 10 overs with seven wickets in hand.

Though Trego played through the innings till 16 overs, he did not get abutment to hunt the ambition or body partnerships afterwards Craig larboard in fifth over for 26 in 19 assurance with two sixes and three fours.