Royal Challengers Bangalore Enters Semi Finals - Beats Lions - Virat Kohli Shines Again

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Royal Challengers Bangalore becomes the first ever IPL team to make it to the semi finals of a Champions League T20. Last year none of the IPL teams could make it to the semis. This year RCB is the first IPL team to make it to the semis as they beat Lions comprehensively. The fate of Chennai Super Kings will be decided tomorrow. If they win, they will be into the semis too.

Batting first Lions scored 159 for 6. Peterson (45) and McKenzie (39) were the top two scorers for Lions. RCB was excellent in the last few overs with their tight bowling and brilliant fielding. Kumble was outstanding with his bowling, giving away just 13 runs in 4 overs and clinching a wicket.

Replying to a total of 159, RCB got a brilliant start with the openers contributing well to the cause. Manish Pandey scored 44 and Dravid scored 33. Virat Kohli shined again with a quick fire 49 off 29 balls. C White supported him very well in the end with an unbeaten 19 off 12 balls.

Virat Kohli was declared the Airtel Man Of The Match.

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