Sharjah, October 15
Royal Challengers Bangalore posted 171 for six against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League match here on Thursday.
Electing to bat, skipper Virat Kohli scored 48 off 39 balls to emerge as the top-scorer for the team.
For KXIP, Murugan Ashwin (2/23) did most of the damage.
Earlier, RCB named an unchanged team while KXIP brought in Chris Gayle for the first time this season besides handing a debut cap to Deepak Hooda. M Ashwin was also brought in by the Punjab side. The trio replaced an injured Mandeep Singh, Prabhsimran Singh and Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: 171 for 6 in 20 overs (Virat Kohli 48; M Ashwin 2/23). PTI