Kolkata, Apr 8 (PTI) Royal Challengers Bangalore posted 176 for 7 against Kolkata Knight Riders in their opening match of IPL 11 at the Edens Gardens here today.

Brendon McCullum (43) and AB de Villiers (44) were the top scorers for Bangalore, while skipper Mandeep Singh (37) and Virat Kohli (31) too contributed well.

Part-time bowler Nitish Rana (2/11) and R Vinay Kumar (2/30) scalped two wickets each.

Brief Score:

Royal Challengers Bangalore: 176 for 7 in 20 overs (Brendon McCullum 43, AB de Villiers 44; Nitish Rana 2/11).

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