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Sachin says goodbye to IPL

NEW DELHI: Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar has announced his retirement from the the Indian Premier League (IPL), saying it was the ''right time'' to stop playing the Twenty 20 tournament. ''This is my last IPL. This has been a fantastic season, '' Tendulkdar said in a television interview after his team victory in the final on Sunday.

Tendulkar is the world' leading scorer in both test and one-day cricket with an unprecedented 100 international centuries.

He has figured in all six editions of the T20 competition. ''I think this is the right time to stop playing the IPL. I am 40. Got to accept it. This is the best point to say thank you very much to all the suuporters and well-wishers, '' he said. (AFP)

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63rd Match : Kings XI Punjab Beat Royal Challangers Bangolore

Bangolore: In M Chinnaswamy Stadium , Kings XI Punjab beat RCB by 7 wickets, with 11 balls remaining.

Adam Gilchrist won the toss and chose to field, but this decision was not good on the start of the match. After early goes of Pujara, Gayle and Kohli help Bangolore to reached 174 end of 20 overs. Both made 77 and 57 respectively.

Azhar Mahmood and Awana took 2 and 3 wickets each.

Kings XI Punjab start was not good. Marsh out by Zaheer Khan, who come back for long time. But after this AC Gilchrist and Azhar Mehmood goes to end of the match. Gilchrist made brilliantly 85 runs on just 54 balls with 3 sixes and 10 fours, on other hand, Azhar Mehmood helped with handy hand of 61 runs with 41 balls.

Kings XI Punjab, after winning this match hopes are still in cup to go for top 4 positions.

Adam Gilchrist declared Man of The Match.