RCB won the toss and selected to bat field first. KKR posted a total of 165 in 20 overs for the loss of 8 wickets. Gautam Gambhir (64 of 39) was the highest run getter from KKR. In reply RCB kept losing wickets regularly and were able to score only 123 in 20 overs for the loss of 9 wickets. Vinay Kumar (25 of 26 balls) was the highest scorer. Balaji took 4 wickets in 4 overs giving away only 18 runs. He was adjusted man of the match.
KKR Owner Shahrukh Khan greets Sidhartha Mallaya & Dr. Vijay Mallya, a photo by Royal Challengers Bangalore on Flickr.