Patidar’s brilliant ton keeps Bangalore in the hunt, sends Lucknow packing

Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Lucknow Super Giants by 14 runs in the IPL Eliminator on the back of a sensational century from Rajat Patidar in Kolkata on Wednesday. Patidar smashed 12 fours and seven sixes in his knock of 112 off 54 balls to help Bangalore post a commanding total of 207. Bangalore will play Rajasthan Royals in the second qualifier on Friday in Ahmedabad.