WATCH: AB de Villiers shows master-class, sends ball to boundary with magical touch

De Villiers marked his return by playing some exquisite shots, including a flat six and a four following a magical touch.

WATCH: AB de Villiers shows master-class, sends ball to boundary with magical touch

New Delhi: Royal Challengers Bangalore welcomed superstar AB de Villiers back in the squad after the South African missed out the first two games with back injury. His arrival against Kings XI Punjab, though, meant Chris Gayle had to sit out of the encounter today.

De Villiers marked his return by playing some exquisite shots, including a flat six and a four following a magical touch. (KXIP vs RCB - Live Blog | Full Coverage)

RCB incurred a poor start to the match, losing 3 wickets for just 22 runs.

After 15 over bowled in the innings, the Bengaluru side were 71/4 with AB de Villiers and Stuart Binny on crease.

Teams:

Kings XI Punjab: Hashim Amla, Manan Vohra, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Glenn Maxwell (capt), David Miller, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, Varun Aaron, T Natarajan.

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Shane Watson (capt), Vishnu Vinod (wk), AB de Villiers, Kedar Jadhav, Mandeep Singh, Stuart Binny, Pawan Negi, Iqbal Abdulla, Tymal Mills, Yuzvendra Chahal, Billy Stanlake.