|  |  |  | 

Exclusive News Sports

IPL 2013 April 23 match Preview : Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Pune Warriors

Bangalore, Apr 23 (): Royal Challengers Bangalore and Pune Warriors India will play in the 31st match of the Indian Premier League 2013 today, April 23 at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in the city.

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Pune Warriors

Points Tally
Team

P

W

L

RR

Points

Royal Challengers Bangalore

7

5

2

0.47

10

Pune Warriors

7

2

5

-0.706

4

Royal Challengers Bangalore are on the top of the points chart after winning five matches from seven matches they have played this season. RCB has lost two games against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings.

Royal Challengers have an explosive West Indian batsman Chris Gayle, who has 257 runs scored in seven matches with an unbeaten 92 being his highest score this season. Gayle has to his credit 17 sixes and 22 boundaries.

In addition to Gayle, the team has captain Virat Kohli or aggressive South African wicketkeeper batsman AB de Villiers.

On the other hand, Pune Warriors have scored four points by winning two matches from the sevan matches played. Pune Warriors have to put in efforts to beat the Virat Kohli-led side. In the bowling section, Ashoke Dinda and Bhuvneshwar Kumar have to use the wicket well and keep the Bangalore side to score a low total.

Teams 

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Virat Kohli (captain), AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mayank Agarwal, Muttiah Muralitharan, R P Singh, Lokesh Rahul, Vinay Kumar, Cheteshwar Pujara, Jaydev Unadkat, Ravi Rampaul, K P Appanna, Sreenath Aravind, Arun Karthik, Daniel Vettori, Christopher Barnwell, Daniel Christian, Moises Henriques, Sheldon Jackson, Murali Kartik, Zaheer Khan, Andrew McDonald, Abhimanyu Mithun, Abhinav Mukund, Pankaj Singh, Prasanth Parameswaran, Harshal Patel, Sandeep Warrier, Sunny Sohal, Jamaluddin Syed Mohammad, Saurabh Tiwary, Vijay Zol.

Pune Warriors

Angelo Mathews (Captain), Yuvraj Singh, Abhishek Nayar, Robin Uthappa, Ross Taylor, Ajanta Mendis, Manish Pandey, Marlon Samuels, Mitchell Marsh, Mithun Manhas, Parveez Rasool, Rahul Sharma, Ali Murtaza, Anustup Mazumdar, Ashok Dinda, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Dheeraj Jadhav, Eklavya Dwivedi, Harpreet Singh, Ishwar Pandey, Kane Richardson, Krishnakant Upadhyay, Luke Wright, Mahesh Rawat, R Gomez, Shrikant Wagh, Steve Smith, T Suman, Tamim Iqbal, Udit Birla, Wayne Parnell.

ipl-2013-april-23-match-preview-royal-challengers-bangalore-vs-pune-warriors

ABOUT THE AUTHOR