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Robin Uthappa was the difference between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Chennai Super Kings at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. The RCB unit defeated the yellow brigade by 36 runs after putting on 171 for 5. The bowling from the hosts was red hot again with Steyn consistently clocking around 150 kmph and Anil Kumble suffocating the batsmen with his accuracy. Not to forget R Vinay Kumar who was rewarded with four wickets.
Bangalore was powered to the competitive total because of some unbelievable hitting from Man of the Match Robin Uthappa who struck half a dozen sixes in an unbeaten knock of 68 from 38 balls! For the CSK, Muralitharan bowled well for his 3 for 25 in 4 overs.
In reply, CSK could come up with only 135 for 7. Mathew Hayden top scored with 32 which came in 28 balls. George Bailey played the villain in the chase consuming 27 balls and scoring only 18!