IPL: Bangalore batting depth shows against Hyderabad

Royal Challengers Bangalore showed their batting strength as they overcame Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League. They won by 45 runs, after reaching a total of 227-4. After Chris Gayle went for just one, AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli shared a second wicket stand of 157. Shane Watson then hit three sixes in a row in one over, and Sarfaraz Khan ended their innings with an unbeaten 35 off 10 deliveries. David Warner led the Hyderabad response with a 21-ball half century, but it wasn’t enough as they could only make 182-6. It's the first game in IPL 9 in which the team batting first has won.

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