In reply, Royals did not manage to put up a fight, much to the disappointment of the home crowd and eventually lost by a big margin of 46 runs. K Appanna was the star with ball as he sent four Royals batsmen back to the dugout.
BRIEF SCORES: RCB 189-3 (Tillakaratne Dilshan 76*, AB de Villiers 59*) beat Rajasthan Royals 143-7 (Rahul Dravid 58, KP Appanna 4-19) by 46 runs
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