IPL 7: 'Calm' AB de Villiers took Royal Challengers Bangalore to win over Mumbai Indians, says Parthiv Patel

Royal Challengers Bangalore wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel said his team's bowlers set the game up for RCB by restricting Mumbai Indians to 115 on a difficult wicket in an Indian Premier League match.

updated: April 20, 2014 19:09 IST
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Sharjah: Parthiv Patel, who won Man of the Match award for his half-century against Mumbai Indians, on Sunday showered encomiums on AB de Villiers for calming the roughed up proceedings and guiding Royal Challengers Bangalore to a convincing seven-wicket victory against Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. (IPL standings)

"I think I couldn't have asked for any better person to come in at that time (when RCB was struggling at 17 for three). You know AB expectedly is one of the best batsmen in the world. He calmed the procedure down," Parthiv said in an interview to RCB's official website.

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