Bengaluru, Apr 2: Opener Quinton de Kock's entertaining fifty and Nicholas Pooran's late charge powered Lucknow Super Giants to 181 for five against Royal Challengers Bengaluru in their IPL match here on Tuesday.

De Kock hit 8 fours and 5 sixes in his 56-ball 81, while Pooran smashed five sixes en route a 21-ball 40 not out.

Skipper KL Rahul (20) and Marcus Stoinis (24) also got starts but couldn't capitalise.

Glenn Maxwell (2/23) snapped two wickets for RCB, while Yash Dayal (1/24), Reece Topley (1/39) and Mohammed Siraj (1/47) accounted for one each.

Brief Scores:

Lucknow Super Giants: 181 for 5 in 20 overs (Quinton de Kock 81; Glenn Maxwell 2/23).

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Mangaluru: The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) has appointed Anwar Manila as the social media committee coordinator of the Dakshina Kannada District Non-Resident Indian (NRI) cell of the KPCC. The appointments were made through an order issued by KPCC President DK Shivakumar on Saturday.

In addition, the party has also appointed Vice President of non-resident Indians forum and All India Congress Committee’s Indian Overseas Congress (IOC) secretary in-charge Dr. Arati Krishna as the chairperson of the KPCC NRI Cell.

Anwar, a non-resident Kannadiga residing in Dubai for the past 18 years, has been an active member of the Congress party for a decade, particularly within its social media unit. He is also serving as the member of the social media unit of INCAS. In 2019, he served as a member of the publicity committee for the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, attended by former AICC president Rahul Gandhi in the UAE.

Alongside, Anwar has also been actively serving in social, religious and educational fields and is also recognised by several non-resident Kannadiga organisations.