IPL 6: RCB vs PWI Live Score - IPL 2013 Match 31 Bangalore v Pune
The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will take on Pune Warriors India (PWI) in the match 31 of the IPL 2013 at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on Tuesday. It will be their first meeting in the ongoing IPL sixth edition. The match will begin at 4:00 pm IST.
Both the teams have played seven matches so far. RCB are second on the table, next only to Chennai Super Kings by run rate difference, while PWI are at the bottom half of the table.
RCB have 10 points on the table with five wins from seven games. They lost only three wickets while chasing down Rajasthan Royals' score of 117 runs in the previous match. They are strong in all the departments - batting, bowling and fielding - making them one of the favourites to win the competition. They have won all the five games played at home this season.
PWI have four points on the table, winning only two of the seven matches played so far. Their batting line-up is strong with some explosive batsmen but they have failed to convert good start to big scores. They put up a good total in the previous match against the Kings XI Punjab in the previous match but failed to defend.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (captain), AB de Villiers (wk), Chris Gayle, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mayank Agarwal, Muttiah Muralitharan, RP Singh, Lokesh Rahul, Vinay Kumar, Jaidev Unadkat, Ravi Rampaul, KP Appanna, Sreenath Aravind, Arun Karthik (wk), 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 (wk), 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.