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Chris Gayle powers RCB to their biggest IPL win

Gayle's 117, Strac's 4/15 and Aravind's 4/26 power RCB to 138-run win over KXIP.

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Chris Gayle scored a 57-ball 117, his first century of IPL 2015. He did a Cristianio Ronaldo style celebration by jumping in the air with crossed arms and throwing them downwards. (Source: BCCI)

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Chris Gayle's 117 was powered by 7 fours and 12 sixes. He was attacking from the word go. Chris Gayle was on song. (Source: BCCI)

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Chris Gayle and Mitchell Starc had a dream night with the bat and the ball respectively and the 'Big Men' celebrated the achievement. (Source: Chris Gayle/ Instagram)

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Chris Gayle spared no one and scored at a strike rate of over 200. He was finally dismissed by Axar Patel caught off his own bowling. (Source: BCCI)

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Virat Kohli played a superb hand and scored 32 runs before he was undone by a Sandeep Sharma yorker. He supported Chris Gayle and rotated the strike beautifully. (Source: BCCI)

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AB de Villiers was at his usual self and played some magnificent shots in his 47-run innings. This powered RCB to a mammoth 226/3. (Source: BCCI)

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KXIP's chase began on a disastrous note and their top order collapsed and were reduced to 20/3. (Source: BCCI)

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They needed something special and Glenn Maxwell did not provide them that. (Source: BCCI)

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Sreenath Aravind produced a brilliant spell and claimed 4 wickets for 26 runs to break KXIP's batting line-up. (Source: BCCI)

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Mitchell Starc then cleaned up the tail and ended with 4/15. KXIP were bowled out for 88. Their 7 batsmen fell while losing their stumps. RCB won by 138 runs, their biggest in IPL. (Source: BCCI)