PHOTOSTREAM
The Turbanator claimed the key wickets of Gayle, Virat Kohli and Daniel Vettori
RCB opener, Tillakaratne Dilshan, was bowled by his Sri Lankan teammate, Lasith Malinga, for 27
Chris Gayle was trapped LBW by MI skipper Harbhajan Singh for just 5
Mayank Agarwal was dismissed by Yuzvendra Chahal for 14
RCB were tottering at 74 for five after Arun Karthik fell to Chahal
With the wickets of Mayank Agarwal and Karthik, 21-year old leg spinner Chahal gave MI important breakthroughs
Keiron Pollard got the wicket of Mohammad Kaif
Malinga removed Dilshan and Aravind to finish with figures of 2-23
Abu Nechim Ahmed dimissed Saurabh Tiwary (17 runs) and Raju Bhatkal (6 runs)
MI's top scorer James Franklin was run-out for 41
India teammates, Harbhajan Singh and Virat Kohli share a lighter moment before the Nokia CLT20 2011 final
Aiden Blizzard's needless run-out early in the innings was followed by two more l
Dirk Nannes disrupted Sarul Kanwar's stumps to send back the opener for 13
Beaten by Nannes' pace, Kanwar departed for 13 runs
Ambati Rayudu was sent back by Bhatkal for 22
RCB skipper and left arm spinner Daniel Vettori dismissed Pollard (2) and Harbhajan (0)
After sending back Rayudu, Raju Bhatkal claimed Sathish and Malinga off consecutive deliveries in the 19th over
Lasith Malinga who has done well with the bat as well, contributed 16 runs
Wicketkeeper-batsman Craig Kieswetter anchored the Somerset innings with 62 off 46 balls
With a four-for, MI's bowling spearhead Lasith Malinga played a key role in MI's win
Somerset's prolific opener, Peter Trego, was back in the hut without scoring a run
Roelof van der Merwe returned to the pavilion after scoring 10 runs
Skipper Harbhajan Singh broke the Kieswetter-Hildreth partnership as he dismissed Hildreth
James Hildreth contributed a valuable 39 off 33 deliveries in the 83-run stand with Kieswetter
With 22 runs required off 12 balls, James Franklin dismissed Kieswetter and Jos Buttler in the penultimate over
Mumbai Indians and Malinga celebrate the fall of a Somerset wicket in a hard-fought game
Sachin Tendulkar at the Chepauk, where Mumbai Indians defeated Somerset to reach the Nokia CLT20 final
SK Yadav scored 23 n.o. in an unbroken 43-run stand with R Sathish
Aiden Blizzard was castled for 54 by Murali Kartik
Left arm spinner Murali Kartik ended Blizzard's run in the middle
Steve Kirby removed MI opener Sarul Kanwar for two runs
Ambati Rayudu departed after scoring 19 from as many deliveries
Right-arm pacer Adam Dibble celebrates the wicket of MI's Rayudu
Kiwi all-rounder James Franklin was trapped LBW for six by Roelof van der Merwe
Big-hitting MI batsman Kieron Pollard was bowled by Somerset skipper Alfonso Thomas for 24 runs
R Sathish slammed 25 off 12 balls with a six and two boundaries
Chris Gayle's 41-ball of 92 blitzkrieg lit-up the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore
Chasing 204 to win Tillakaratne Dilshan was the first to depart for four runs
Pacer Patrick Cummins sent back Dilshan to give NSW an importan breakthrough early on
The Gayle - Kohli partnership for 141 runs brought RCB within sniffing distance of the mammoth target
With an unbeaten on 84 off 49, Virat Kohli powered RCB to an another unbelievable victory
He got a couple of lifers but, Kohli slammed the NSW bowlers all over the park
Patrick Cummins who was on a hat-trick with the wickets of Gayle and Tiwary, dismissed Agarwal in his next
Although he was one of the most expensive of NSW bowlers Cummins was the only one to claim wickets and ended with a four-for
Mohammad Kaif hit the winning runs as RCB reach the target with nine balls to spare
NSW opener David Warner hit his second consecutive century of Nokia CLT20 2011
NSW Blues captain Simon Katich and RCB skipper Daniel Vettori at the toss of the first semi-final of CLT20 2011
Australian southpaw Warner entertained the crowds with an unbeaten 123 including 11 sixes
Tillakaratne Dilshan claimed the key wicket of Watson and conceded only 10 runs in four overs
The dangerous Shane Watson departed for 11
Daniel Smith hammered 62 off 42 with three sixes
Despite a brilliant effort, Daniel Vettori failed to hold on to the catch offered by Daniel Smith over cover
The Warner-Smith partnership added 146 runs to the NSW total
Sreenath Aravind removed Daniel Smith's middle stump to end the wicketkeeper's explosive knock
Virat Kohli hit a whirlwind 70 off 36 (6 sixes and four boundaries) to take RCB close to victory
Chris Gayle's 15-ball 26 with three sixes gave RCB the momentum required to chase the huge target
Daniel Christain removed the dangerous Gayle to give Redbacks an early advantage
Shaun Tait dismissed Kohli to give the Rebacks a much needed breakthrough
Kohli and Dilshan stitched together a 100-run partnership
Tillakaratne Dilshan hammered 74 off 47 balls to keep RCB in the game
With a five-for Shaun Tait kept SAR in the game
Shaun Tait dismissed RCB skipper Daniel Vettori for eight
With a last ball six, KB Arun Karthik won the match for RCB
Daniel Harris' blistering knock of 108 off 61 balls was peppered with 17 fours and two sixes
Opting to bat first, Redbacks skipper Michael Klinger departed for seven runs
Syed Mohammad is congratulated by teammates after he picked the wicket of Klinger
With three sixes and four boundaries, Callum Ferguson hammered 70 off 43 balls
Harris and Ferguson added 114 runs for the second wicket
Ferguson was sent back in the 18th over by Raju Bhatkal
Left arm spinner and skipper, Daniel Vettori, went wicketless in RCB's final league game
Dropped by Mayank Agarwal off Dirk Nannes' bowling, Daniel Christain hit the pacer for a six off the next ball
Conceding 69 runs in four overs, pacer Sreenath Aravind was the most expensive RCB bowler
Chasing 147 to win, Warriors opener JJ Smuts contributed 38 off 39 balls
Ashwell Prince (10 runs) was sent back early by pacer Steve Kirby
Colin Ingram's 25-ball 31 run featured two sixes and a boundary
20-year-old Adam Dibble claimed the key wicket of Ingram
Left-arm spinner Murali Kartik picked the wickets of JJ Smuts and Kelly Smuts
Defending 146 runs, senior pacer Steve Kirby claimed two wickets for 33 runs
Somerset skipper Alfonso Thomas sent back Thyssen and Parnell
Nicky Boje remained unbeaten on 13 as the Warriors lost to Somerset
INTERVIEWS
Harbhajan led from the front: Sachin
Chennai, Oct 09 : Playing like a cohesive unit all through the tournament, MI managed to surprise everybody by going the distance.
We lacked common sense: Kohli
Chennai, Oct 09 : Royal Challengers Bangalore's hyped batting line-up let them down in the second consecutive final.
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CHAMPION OF THE DAY
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Man-of-the-Match: Harbhajan Singh, for his three wickets - which included those of Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli.
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