Faf du Plessis hit his fifth half-century in seven IPL matches this season on Sunday.
The former Proteas captain scored 62 off 39 balls (eight fours and two sixes) for the Bangalore Royal Challengers against the Rajasthan Royals before being run out.
The 38-year-old was involved in a 127-run partnership for the third wicket with Australian Glenn Maxwell (77 off 44 balls) as Bangalore posted 189-9 in their 20 overs.
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Du Plessis is the leading run-scorer in this year’s tournament, with 405 at an average of 67.50 and a strike rate of 165.30.