IPL: Day nine in pictures

Quinton de Kock made a chase of 192 runs look easy with an 108-run knock. In the process, he became the first batsman to score a century this IPL. Photo: G.P. Sampath Kumar
Karun Nair strung a match-winning partnership of 134 runs with Quinton de Kock in Bengaluru on Sunday. Nair remained unbeaten on 54. Photo: PTI
Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli carried his form into this match too, scoring 79 off 48 balls but it went in vain as DD chased down 192 runs with seven wickets in hand. Photo: G.P. Sampath
Shane Watson was the saving grace for RCB bowlers. He took three wickets and returned with an economy rate of 6.25 on a day when Quinton de Kock was unstoppable. Photo: G.P. Sampath Kumar
Faf du Plessis was the top scorer for Rising Pune Supergiants, hitting 67 off 53 balls to help RPS post 152 against Kings XI Punjab on Sunday. Photo: AKHILESH KUMAR
Kings XI Punjab bowler Mohit Sharma claimed three wicket and was instrumental in keeping RPS batsmen under tight leash in Mohali on Sunday. Photo: AKHILESH KUMAR
Manan Vohra and Murali Vijay played a solid partnership to lay foundation for first victory at home for Kings XI Punjab. Photo: AKHILESH KUMAR
Glenn Maxwell scored quick 32 off 14 to take Kings XI Punjab home in the penultimate over against Rising Pune Supergiants in Mohali on Sunday. Photo: AKHILESH KUMAR
Mythical touch: Cricket fans enjoying during the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday. Photo: G.P. Sampath