23:31 - Scorecard
Lusty blows from JP Duminy provided the much-needed momentum to Delhi innings as they coasted to four-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders.
Chasing a competitive 167 for victory, Delhi were off to a good start, but fell off pace, before Dinesh Karthik and Duminy revived the innings.
After KArthi's departure, Duminy took over and launched attack on Morne Morkel, plundering 21 runs from his last over.
Duminy finished off the game with a six, which also brought up his second consecutive half-century.
23:05 - Scorecard
A brilliant 36-ball 53 from Dinesh Karthik has put Delhi in firm control of the match.
The Delhi skipper has been busy and he has got good support from JP Duminy, who is hitting the boundary boards once in every two overs.
Karthik so far has hit five boundaries and two sixes, while Duminy has hit the boundary boards twice.
But just as we speak, Sunil Narine snaps Karthik for 56. The Delhi skipper looking to play a reverse sweep, missed the ball and was adjudged LBW.
At the end of 15 overs, Delhi were 123-4. Duminy is on 24, while Manoj Tiwary is on 5
22:40 - Scorecard
Veteran Jacques Kallis got important breakthrough for Kolkata as he removed dangerous Ross Taylor for 6.
Taylor was beaten by the moment off the surface as he was bowled through the gates.
Delhi were 71-3 after 9 overs. Karthik is on 30, while JP Duminy is on 3.
Delhi still require 96 runs from 66 balls.
22:19 - Scorecard
Delhi Daredevils are off to a positive start despite Vijay's departure in the opening over.
Dinesh Karthik and Mayank Agarwal have looked to be aggressive against Morne Morkel and Vinay Kumar.
Agarwal, who was disappointing in the opening game has started off well with three boundaries, while Karthik has hit the boundary boards twice.
But just as we speak, Morkel had Agarwal walking back to the pavillion after he hit it to square leg for 26.
Delhi at the end of 4 overs were 39-2.
21:45 - Scorecard
A brilliant fifty from Robin Uthappa and fighting 48 from Manish Pandey has helped KKR recover from a poor start to post 162-5.
The duo added 64 runs, following which Uthappa added crucial 57 with Shakib al Hasan, which provided the much-needed momentum for KKR.
Shakib with his late blitz helped the KKR cross the 150 runs mark.
Coulter-Nile was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 2-27.
21:22 - Scorecard
Robin Uthappa has opened up after a sedate start. Uthappa took advantage of Jimmy Neesham, hitting him for a six and boundary.
Shakib too is grabbing opportunity that he has got and is hitting the boundary boards.
Uthappa then hit consecutive boundaries off JP Duminy to race through the 40s.
The wicketkeeper batsman soon reached his half-century with a single off Jaydev Undakat off 38 balls.
KKR were 125-3 after 16.1 overs.
21:01 - Scorecard
Shahbaz Nadeem provides the breakthrough as he castles Manish Pandey for a well made 48.
Nadeem who was hit for consecutive boundaries, had Pandey caught in two minds, and ended up slicing one back on to his stumps.
At the end of 11 overs, KKR were 75-3.
20:53 - Scorecard
Spin now introduced in the form of Shahbaaz Nadeem.
Uthappa clips one off his pads for a brace.
Pandey keeps the strike rotating with a single through long-on.
Couple more singles as KKR were 56-2 after 9 overs. Pandey is on 31, while Uthappa is on 13.
Delhi bowlers have been on the mark so far by not allowing Manish Pandey or Robin Uthappa to get a leeway.
Mohammad Shami and Nathan Coulter-Nile rocked KKR early, with wickets of Jacques Kallis and Gautam Gambhir.
Such has been the line and length that only one boundary have been scored off the bat.
At the end of 6 overs, KKR were 31-2. Pandey is on 16, while Uthappa is on 5.
20:15 - Scorecard
Nathan Coulter-Nile gets his name in the wicket taking coloumn as he removes the other opener Gautam Gambhir for duck.
Gambhir looking to play one off his pads, hit straight to fine leg hands much to the delight of Delhi fans.
KKR 11-2 after 1.4 overs.
KKR openers Gautam Gambhir and Jacques Kallis are walking out in the middle as Mohammad Shami will open for KKR.
First up is a wide down the leg side.
Next up, Shami bowls a perfect outswinger as Kallis edges it to Ross Taylor at first slip.
Welcome to the update of the second game of the day between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils.
KKR will be on a high after beating Mumbai Indian in the opening game, while Daredevils will look to register their first win in the tournament.
The news from the middle is that KKR have won the toss and have elected to bowl first on a dry surface.
Gautam Gambhir reckons it will grip and turn and with three spinners in their ranks, they would like to post a competitive total.
Delhi meanwhile, have made couple to changes to their side, bringing in Nathan Coulter-Nile and Jaydev Unadkat in place of Wayne Parnell and Rahul Sharma.
19:24 LIVE IPL! RCB crush Mumbai for second straight win:
RCB WIN BY 7 WICKETS!!!
- RCB 116-3 (17.3 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
Malinga comes on to bowl his fourth and final over with the match fully and firmly in RCB's grasp. Parthiv steers the first ball past the point fielder for a couple before he lofts the next straight back over the bowler's head for a four.
Parthiv hits the winning run in sedate fashion as he takes a single to thirdman. He is all pumped all as he leaps and punches the air in delight.
Opener Parthiv finishes unbeaten on a superb innings of 57 from 45 balls, while AB made 45 from 48 balls as the duo put on an unbroken stand of 99 runs from 82 deliveries.
Mumbai have a lot of soul searching to do after two poor outings -- losing both their matches comprehensively to KKR and RCB respectively.
Their batting looks completely in shambles and they will need major changes in the next match to overcome this problem.
In the second match of the day, Delhi Daredevils will take on Kolkata Knight Riders at the same venue.
So, RCB jump to the top of the IPL standings with two victories, while Mumbai stay at the bottom with back to back losses.
- RCB 109-3 (17 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
RCB set for another easy win, with 21 needed from four overs for victory. Parthiv lofts Ojha over mid-off for a boundary to bring up RCB's 100, in the 17th over.
He makes room and tries a similar shot off the next ball as it falls just short of the ropes for the same result.
A single from the fourth delivery brings up Parthiv's fifty from 42 balls.
Ojha continues to drop short as de Villiers slaps it over the covers for the third four of the over, which goes 14 runs.
- RCB 95-3 (16 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
Harbhajan to bowl his final over of the innings. De Villiers misses the reverse sweep but is beaten before Rohit puts down a tough chance in the covers off Parthiv as went flying to his right but failed to hold on.
De Villiers reversed the last ball for a single as Harbhajan ended with 14 runs from four overs.
19:06 Parthiv, de Villiers put RCB on course for victory:
- RCB 92-3 (15 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
Ojha starts his new spell with a poor delivery, short and outside the leg stump, which Parthiv pulls over the short fine leg fielder for a boundary.
The next ball is again short but this time he gets a single on the leg side and de Villiers takes one on the off-side.
Ojha continues to drop short as Parthiv punches it through the off-side for two runs and then pulls the next to long-on for one.
10 runs from the over take RCB to 92 for three, with 24 needed from five overs for victory.
19:01 RCB recover after horror start against Mumbai:
- RCB 82-3 (14 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
Interestingly, replays show that Parthiv had edged the last ball of that over as he tried to upper cut Malinga but wicketkeeper Tare didn't appeal. He has had a nightmare behind the stumps, dropped one catch and didn't appeal after taking one.
Zaheer is back and this could be Mumbai's last throw of the dice. De Villiers walks across his stumps to the first ball and clips it on the leg side for a couple.
The runs are coming easy for RCB as seven come from Zaheer's last over, who finishes with two for 21 in four overs.
- RCB 75-3 (13 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
Malinga comes back as Mumbai look to break this partnership. A single to de Villiers from the second ball brings up the 50-run partnership for the fourth wicket from as many deliveries.
Parthiv then hammers a full delivery over the mid-off region for a four before he uppers cut the next ball for another boundary.
That over which cost 10 runs has RCB some breathing space with 41 needed from seven overs for victory.
- RCB 65-3 (12 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
Bumrah is back and de Villiers decides to immediately target him. The first ball is short and the right-hander pulls it over midwicket for a six. Two more runs from the rest of the over makes it eight over, with RCB needing 51 from eight overs for victory.
De Villiers is batting well on 31 from 33 balls, while Parthiv is playing sensibly for 21 from 27 balls.
- RCB 57-3 (11 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
De Villiers break the shackles as Ojha drops short and the South African pulls it handsomely through midwicket for a boundary and then picks one as his partner Parthiv does the same.
AB gets a leading edge off the last ball but it goes wide off the bowler to long-off for one.
- RCB 50-3 (10 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
De Villiers gives Harbhajan the charge but he adjusts his length enough and the right-hander is forced to defend.
He then tries the reverse sweep but manages only a single on the off-side before Patel takes one off the next delivery.
AB again plays the reverse off the last ball but Zaheer makes a good diving stop at short thirdman to keep it down to one.
Harbhajan has managed to build the pressure with some tight bowling, giving away just 11 runs in three overs.
RCB are 50 for three in 10 overs, needing 66 from 60 balls for victory.
- RCB 47-3 (9 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
Spin from both ends as Pragyan Ojha comes on from the other end. Parthiv steers the first ball past the wicketkeeper for three runs before AB takes a single from the next ball.
Two more singles as Ojha concedes six runs in his first over.
- RCB 41-3 (8 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
Veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh is called into the attack. De Villiers is beaten off the third ball as it stays a touch low, he was lucky that it was not in line with the stumps. He reverse sweeps the last ball for a couple as Harbhajan goes for five runs in his first over.
- RCB 36-3 (7 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
The young Jasprit Bumrah comes into the attack as Malinga is given a break. Both AB and Parthiv are content to play it safe as they keep the scoreboard moving with ones and twos.
RCB still have nothing to worry as far as the asking rate, needing 80 from 13 overs for victory.
- RCB 30-3 (6 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
Zaheer will continue as Mumbai decide to go for broke with the new ball. De Villiers hits a nice drive but Rohit makes a good diving stop in the covers to save some runs for his team.
But Zaheer then drifts down the leg side and Parthiv helps it fine for a boundary as RCB reach 30 for three in six overs.
- RCB 24-3 (5 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
Malinga will continue as Mumbai decide to continue their charge with the ball. He starts with another yorker which Parthiv can only block before he takes a single.
AB de Villiers then plays an uppish drive past point for a couple before he slaps the last ball down the ground for a four to break the shackles.
18:18 Zaheer's double strike leads Mumbai's fightback:
- RCB 16-3 (4 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
Zaheer is back as he replaces Harbhajan. He lifts Mumbai's hopes big time with the huge wicket of Kohli, who looks to steer it to thirdman but ends up offering a simple catch to Harbhajan at wide first slip.
Kohli walks back for a two-ball duck to leave the RCB fans in shock.
He should have picked up another wicket with the next delivery as Yuvraj Singh tried to cut the short ball over the slips but the resultant edge was dropped by wicketkeeper Tare.
The next delivery comes in sharply and Yuvraj is trapped plumb leg before wicket for a two-ball duck.
Mumbai back in the contest as RCB are reduced to 17 for three after four overs.
What a superb fightback from Mumbai led by their most experienced bowler in Zaheer.
- RCB 16-1 (3 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
Malinga is called into the attack after just one over from Zaheer. He strikes with the wicket of Maddinson to give Mumbai the early wicket.
The left-hander (12) had edged the fifth delivery past the keeper for a four but the next ball was bang on target. The fast yorker beat Maddinson all ends up as he looked to drive but ended up losing his stumps.
An early wicket for Mumbai but out walks the dangerous Virat Kohli, who has been in superb form for the last couple of years.
- RCB 11-0 (2 ovs) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
Harbhajan Singh to bowl the second over as Malinga is held back. Maddinson steers the first ball past slip for three runs. Parthiv is beaten as he tries to sweep before he takes a single from the last ball to retain strike.
- RCB 7-0 (1 ov) vs Mumbai 115-9 | Scorecard
Veteran Zaheer Khan to open the bowling for Mumbai as Nic Maddinson and Parthiv Patel walk out to open the batting for RCB.
Maddinson gets off the mark with a boundary as he hits the second ball over the point region. Parthiv then clips the fourth ball through the leg side for two runs before he is beaten off the next as seven runs come from the first over.
- Mumbai 115-9 (20 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Starc took two for 21 in four overs, including just six runs in his last two. Leggie Chahal was the best bowler for RCB as he claimed the key wickets of Rohit and Pollard to finish with excellent figures of two for 17.
Aaron claimed two for 30, while Dinda was miserly for one for good figures of 14 in four overs.
For Mumbai, Rayudu was the top scorer with 35 from 37 balls but no other batsman looked comfortable out in the middle.
Rohit's tactics of coming in to bat at No. 4 failed again as Mumbai lost a couple of early wickets and were under pressure right from the start.
It will take a miracle for Mumbai to win the match from this situation on a pitch as good as this for batting.
- Mumbai 115-9 (20 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Starc to bowl the final over with RCB looking to claim the last two wickets and bowl out Mumbai.
Yuvraj takes the ninth wicket courtesy of a run out as Malinga is called for a quick single by Ojha but he had no chance of making his crease.
They attempt another risky run off the next delivery but the fielder at point misses with the direct hit.
Four runs from the last over as Mumbai finish on a disappointing 115 for nine in their 20 overs.
- Mumbai 111-8 (19 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Harbhajan brings some smile to the Mumbai fans as he slaps a short ball from Aaron over mid-off for a boundary. Two balls later, he carves a full delivery over the covers for a couple before he is cleaned by Aaron.
The slower ball does the trick as Harbhajan is beaten all ends up to be bowled for eight.
- Mumbai 102-7 (18 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
The wickets continue to tumble as Zaheer Khan plays a reckless shot and is caught by Rana at long-on to perish for a duck.
Dinda bowls a bouncer to Harbhajan Singh, who is happy to duck under it before he takes one on the off-side.
Lasith Maling has a wild swing at one outside the off-stump but misses and does the same off the last ball.
Excellent bowling from Dinda, taking one for 14 in four overs after going for 51 runs in his previous match.
- Mumbai 101-6 (17 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Left-arm pacer Starc comes back, to bowl his third over. Anderson has a wild swing but gets an inside edge for a single before Rayudu chips it to deep midwicket for two runs.
He then plays the inside out chip but AB de Villiers takes a sharp catch running to his left at long-off.
Rayudu failed to get going despite spending time at the wicket and finished with 35 from 37 balls.
Anderson follows him off the next delivery as he is foxed by the slower ball and holes out to Kohli at long-off for 18.
Harbhajan Singh is beaten by the next delivery as Starc narrowly misses the hat-trick.
- Mumbai 98-4 (16 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Chahal comes back to bowl his fourth and final over. He continues his good showing with the ball as Mumbai's batsmen can only pick ones and twos off him.
Anderson nearly drags the last ball on to his stumps as it goes behind for a single.
Chahal finishes with wonderful figures of two for 17 in four overs.
- Mumbai 92-4 (15 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Dinda comes back as Mumbai continue to struggle to increase the tempo. Rayudu has another close shave as he looks for a quick single in the covers but Kohli again misses the direct hit.
Just five singles in that over take Mumbai to 92 for four in 15 overs, having scored 29 runs in the last five overs.
They will need to double the rate in the last five overs to post a competitive target for the strong batting line-up of RCB.
- Mumbai 87-4 (14 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Rayudu calls Anderson for a quick single but Kohli misses with the direct hit from point. Anderson then top edges the pull shot and it goes over the bowler's head beating both the fielders down the ground for a four.
Pacer Aaron is left frustrated as Anderson again top edges two balls later and this time it goes over the keeper for another four.
Despite the two boundaries, Mumbai are 87 for four in 14 overs.
- Mumbai 78-4 (13 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
RCB bring in part-timer Yuvraj Singh into the attack. He bowls a tidy over giving away six runs including a wide as both Rayudu and Anderson look to keep the scoreboard moving with singles and twos.
Mumbai going at six runs per over as they reach 78 for four in 13 overs on a pitch which looks good for batting.
- Mumbai 72-4 (12 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Chahal scalps another huge wicket in the form of Pollard, who hits it straight down into the hands of Sachin Rana at long-on to be dismissed for three. Superb catch from Rana, who had to jump up to take the catch over his head just inches inside the ropes.
Mumbai's batting once again failing to come to the party as both Rohit and Pollard throw their wickets away cheaply.
Corey Anderson walks in with a big task on hand to get Mumbai's innings back on track.
Chahal has been excellent with the ball, taking two for 11 in three overs.
- Mumbai 69-3 (11 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Dinda tries a short ball to Pollard, who defends it before he turns the next on the leg side for one. Rayudu then cuts a short wide ball past point for two runs and takes another couple through the covers.
The boundaries have dried up totally with the last one coming in the sixth over.
- Mumbai 63-3 (10 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Rohit succumbs to the pressure as he chips the first ball from Chahal straight into the hands of AB de Villiers at long-off.
Rohit walks back for two to leave Mumbai in trouble at 60 for three in the 10th over.
Kieron Pollard takes a single to get off the mark as Chahal bowls another good over, conceding just three runs. He has taken one for eight in two overs.
Mumbai need Pollard to play a blinder and rally their innings as they are struggling at 63 for three in 10 overs.
- Mumbai 60-2 (9 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Ashok Dinda comes into the attack, replacing Aaron, who bowled a good first spell of two overs for 13 runs with the wicket of Tare.
He continues to build on the pressure giving away just two singles as Mumbai reach 60 for two in nine overs.
- Mumbai 58-2 (8 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal will have a bowl now. Rayudu plays a powerful shot down the ground but AB de Villiers running to his right comes up with a diving stop to save the boundary. Brilliant piece of fielding that!
Rayudu is struck on the pads but the LBW appeal is turned down before he takes two on the leg side.
Tidy start from Chahal giving away just five runs.
- Mumbai 53-2 (7 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Aaron bowls a tight over keeping Rayudu and Tare down to singles before the latter tries for a big hit and throws his wicket away.
He goes for the pull shot but holes out to Maddinson at deep square leg, who makes sure to take the catch this time around.
Tare walks back after scoring 17 from 18 balls as Mumbai are reduced to 52 for two in the seventh over.
- Mumbai 49-1 (6 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Rayudu gives Morkel the charge and flicks a full delivery through midwicket for his first boundary.
Two balls later Tare pulls a short ball over midwicket for his first four and then smashes the next through the covers for the same result.
Morkel then gifts Mumbai some freebies as he bowls a big wide down the leg side which beats the keeper for five wides. Tare is then beaten as he tries the upper cut but misses as Morkel makes a muted appeal for caught behind.
Morkel concedes 18 runs in that over as Mumbai reach 49 for one in six overs.
- Mumbai 31-1 (5 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Fast bowler Varun Aaron is brought into the attack. Rayudu picks a single from the first ball before Tare plays a nice shot through the covers where Chahal makes a diving stop to keep it down to one.
Tare pulls a short ball from Aaron but doesn't time it that well for a couple of runs over mid-on.
He then makes room and lofts a full delivery over the covers but Chahal makes a good sliding stop near the ropes to save the four. Rayudu was struggling to make his crease trying to steal the third run but keeper Parthiv Patel failed to gather the ball to give Mumbai another reprieve.
10 runs from Aaron's first over as Mumbai reach 31 for one in five overs.
- Mumbai 21-1 (4 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Hussey steers Morkel to thirdman for a single as the struggling Tare comes back on strike.
Morkel then gives away a no-ball as he dislodges the bails with his bowling hand before delivering that ball. Tare then misses the pull and they take a leg bye.
Hussey is feeling the pressure as he gives Morkel the charge and has another wild swing but is beaten.
He mistimes the pull off the next ball but holes out to Chahal at square leg, who tooks an easy catch.
Hussey walks back for 16 from 15 balls as Mumbai are reduced to 20 for one in the fourth over.
Ambati Rayudu walks in to bat at No. 3 and he takes a single from the last ball.
- Mumbai 17-0 (3 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
The pressure seems to be telling on Mumbai as Hussey gives Starc the charge and tries to flay him over the off-side but misses. But he times the next delivery beautifully in the gap through the covers for a delightful boundary.
He flicks the next through the leg side for a couple before taking a single from the fourth delivery.
Tare is beaten again outside the off-stump before he misses the pull shot with the last ball.
- Mumbai 10-0 (2 ovs) vs RCB | Scorecard
Albie Morkel to bowl the second over. Aditya Tare throws his bat at wide delivery but is beaten. However, Tare (1) edges the next delivery as Morkel gets it to move away from the right-hander but Nic Maddinson puts down the simplest of chances at first slip.
Two dropped catches in the first two overs already and it remains be seen how costly it would prove for RCB.
Morkel bowls another beauty to Hussey, who looks to defend but the ball leaves him and goes past the edge of the bat.
Hussey takes a quick single from the last delivery to mid-off to retain strike.
A good first over from Morkel, giving away just two runs.
- Mumbai 8-0 (1 ov) vs RCB | Scorecard
Hussey gets an early lifeline as Chahal puts down a straightforward chance at point. The left-hander (1) drove at a wide delivery from fellow Australian Mitchell Starc but hit it straight to point, who failed to hold on.
Two balls later, Hussey cut a short wide delivery over the point region for the first boundary of the match as Mumbai score eight runs from the first over.
16:02 Mumbai Indians have decided to continue with their opening pair from the last match -- veteran Mike Hussey along with Aditya Tare.
Captain Rohit Sharma, who opens for India in the limited overs format, has preferred to bat lower in the order.
It remains to be seen if Hussey, who scored the most runs in last year's IPL, will bounce back after his failure in the previous match.
15:57 Virat Kohli said at the toss that the Dubai International Stadium is one of the best stadiums he has seen.
The venue has hosted most T20 International matches, says Mohandas Menon. "Dubai Intl Cricket Stadium has the distinction of hosting most T20 internationals - 29 - from May 2009 Next best: 21 hosted at Wanderers," he writes on Twitter.
15:53 Check out the team line-ups for today's match:
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (captain), Parthiv Patel, Nic Maddinson, Yuvraj Singh, AB de Villiers, Albie Morkel, Sachin Rana, Ashok Dinda, Mitchell Starc, Yuzvendra Chahal, Varun Aaron.
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (captain), Mike Hussey, Aditya Tare, Ambati Rayudu, Kieron Pollard, Corey Anderson, Harbhajan Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Zaheer Khan, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah.
15:38 Bangalore win toss, elect to bowl vs Mumbai:
Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli has won the toss and elected to bowl against Mumbai Indians, in the fifth match of the Indian Premier League, in Dubai, on Saturday.
Chris Gayle has still not recovered from his injury and will once again miss out as RCB retain the same playing eleven that beat Delhi Daredevils in their previous match.
Meanwhile, defending champions Mumbai have made one change to their team, which was beaten by Kolkata Knight Riders in their opening game. Medium pacer Jasprit Bumrah replaces CM Gautam as Mumbai decide to strengthen their bowling to counter the might of Bangalore's batting line-up.