Vastavam web: On this Saturday Bangalore played with Pune but lost to Pune with 61 runs. Pune set the target of 158 runs and the chasing in 20 overs with the last of 9 wickets Bengaluru permitted itself to 96 runs only. Pune’s captain Steve Smith (45) Manoj Tiwari (144) opener Rahul Tripathi (37) played consistently and made the score 157/3. After that Bangalore came for batting and captain Virat Kohli (55,48 balls,4 fours,one six) did a fight all alone till the end but could not win.
Ferguson who is playing for the first time took 2 wickets and Shook the Bangalore team. Captain Kohli with his half century wait till the end but as he did not get Corporation from his team that if it has to be accepted. Harish super performance Ferguson got man of the match award. Pune played 9 matches in the tourney and with 5th victory opportunities for the playoff were improved but Bangalore with the defeat lost the hope of playoffs.