Bangalore XI vs Punjab XI 50th T20 at Bangalore, 18 May, 2016

Toss: Kings XI Punjab, who chose to bowl
Bangalore XI 211/3 (15)
Punjab XI 120/9 (14)
Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 82 runs (D/L method)
Man of the Match: Virat Kohli
  • Sandeep Sharma 5 * (5)
  • KC Cariappa 12 * (8)

Hello and welcome to live coverage of Game 50 in IPL 2016, Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Kings XI Punjab at Banglore.

19:25 Local Time, 13:55 GMT: Toss has been delayed due to Rain.

19:25 Local Time, 13:55 GMT: Toss has been delayed due to Rain.

20:15 Local Time, 14:45 GMT, 20:15 IST: We are still waiting for the drizzle to stop completely. However, the groundstaff are already out there.

20:25 Local Time, 14:55 GMT, 20:25 IST: The cut-off time is 23:35 local for a 5-over game.

21:03 Local Time, 15:33 GMT, 21:03 IST: The umpires will inspect the conditions at 21:25 local. 

Kings XI Punjab have won the toss and chose to field

Virat Kohli: We are happy that we are having a game. We batted first against Gujarat Lions and posted a big total. The guys have lived up to the expectations. We have got just one change Varun Aaron is back for Iqbal Abdulla.

Murali Vijay: We are going to bowl first. There was a bit of rain so we want to chase the target. The boys have got little mometum, it is a brilliant ground to play. We are looking forward to this one. We have got three change.

Over 14.3 Mohit Sharma bowls a slower one to SR Watson, no runs, goes deep in the crease and went for a pull but gets beaten.

Over 14.4 Mohit Sharma bowls a pitched up delivery to SR Watson, 1 run, gets forward and drills hard and straight to long-off.