Royal Challengers beat Deccan Chargers by 12 runsMay 22nd, 2009 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Centurion, May 21 (IANS) Bangalore Royal Challengers defeated Deccan Chargers by 12 runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here Thursday.
Royal Challengers thus finished at third place in the standings and will take on Chennai Super Kings in the second semifinal Saturday while fourth-placed Deccan Chargers will meet table toppers Delhi Daredevils in the first semifinal Friday.
Brief scores: Royal Challengers Bangalore 170/4 in 20 overs (Manish Pandey 114 not out, Roelof van der Merwe 23, Pragyan Ojha 2-32). Deccan Chargers 158/6 in 20 overs(Herschelle Gibbs 60; B.Akhil 2-18).