Bangalore Royal Challengers crush last year champions
The defending champions, Rajasthan Royals, were crushed by a revitalized Bangalore Royal Challengers in the IPL league match held at Newlands by 75 runs.
Veteran leg spinner Kumble took 5 wickets when Rajasthan Royals crashed to a paltry 58 with the maximum individual score being 11.
Bangalore scored 133 for 8 with Rahul Dravid contributing a fine 66. Kevin Pietersen, the Bangalore RC skipper said that beating the last year champions in the first game by such a huge margin had given the team a shot of confidence.
Shane Warne, the Rajasthan Royals captain, said he was disappointed but promised to bounce back into reckoning.