Indian Premier League, 38th match: Mumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders at Mumbai, May 16, 2008
Mumbai Indians won by 8 wickets (with 87 balls remaining)
16 May 2008 - night match (20-over match)
  Kolkata Knight Riders innings (20 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Salman Butt c Tendulkar b Pollock 13 13 1 1 100.00
2.5 caught! Pollock hits a perfect length around off stump and seams the ball away from Butt who leans forward and closes the face of the bat, trying to hit the ball through midwicket, he gets a thick outside edge that carries at a comfortable height to Tendulkar at first slip, the Wankhede erupts 16/1
View dismissal A Chopra run out (Uthappa/Pollock) 1 4 0 0 25.00
2.6 Pollock to Ganguly, Chopra's run out! Pollock bangs the ball in just short of a length, Ganguly jumps on to the back foot and fends the ball towards point, Chopra sets off for the single but Ganguly never wanted it, Chopra's almost at the other end by the time he turns back and Uthappa lobs the ball towards Pollock who breaks the stumps 16/2
View dismissal SC Ganguly* c †Takawale b Thornely 15 20 2 0 75.00
12.4 splendidly caught! That's the end of Ganguly! Thornely bowls a slower offcutter that bounces sharply from a good length, Ganguly tries to dab the ball towards third man and gets a thick edge to Takawale who is standing up to the stumps, he fumbles the catch but recovers quickly to dive in front and take it on the second attempt 55/7
View dismissal DJ Hussey c †Takawale b Pollock 2 7 0 0 28.57
4.2 caught! Pollock's a master! He pitches on a good length outside off stump, drawing Hussey forward, he tries to drive on the up but feathers an edge through to Takawale who takes a comfortable catch, that's a huge wicket for Mumbai 21/3
View dismissal Mohammad Hafeez c Uthappa b Pollock 5 11 1 0 45.45
6.4 caught! Pollock's done it again! He hits the perfect length around off stump, Hafeez isn't sure whether to come forward or go back, in the end he gets squared up and pushes tentatively at the ball form his crease, Pollock seams the ball away from the right-hander and hits the outside edge, Uthappa takes a simple catch at second slip 28/4
View dismissal WP Saha c Tendulkar b Bravo 1 6 0 0 16.66
7.5 caught again! Saha flashes hard at one outside off stump, he gets undone by the bounce and seam movement away from him and nicks it straight to Tendulkar who takes a regulation catch at first slip, there's good carry on this surface and Tendulkar is standing rather deep 29/5
View dismissal LR Shukla b Raje 0 4 0 0 0.00
9.1 bowled him! Raje strikes first ball! He pitches the ball on a good length and angles the ball into the right-hander, Shukla begins to play the flick but gets squared up as the ball seams away from him off the pitch, he misses and off stump goes for a walk 35/6
View dismissal AB Agarkar c Tendulkar b Bravo 15 14 2 0 107.14
13.4 caught! The short of a length ball rises on Agarkar just outside off stump, he tries to cut but gets a thick outside edge to Tendulkar at first slip, he takes another easy catch and throws the ball in the air with glee etched on his face 60/8
View dismissal Shoaib Akhtar c Tendulkar b Raje 2 7 0 0 28.57
15.2 that's it! all over, Tendulkar's taken his fourth catch! Raje bowls the slower ball on middle stump, Shoaib mis-hits it straight to Tendulkar at midwicket, isn't he thrilled! 67/10
View dismissal I Sharma c & b Thornely 4 5 1 0 80.00
14.3 caught! The rot continues for Kolkata, Ishant drives a good length ball in the air and right back at Thornely who takes a relatively simple catch, by caught and bowled standards 65/9
AB Dinda not out 1 1 0 0 100.00
Extras (lb 2, w 6) 8
  Total (all out; 15.2 overs) 67 (4.36 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets SM Pollock 4 0 12 3 3.00 17 1 0 (1w)
2.5 to Salman Butt, caught! Pollock hits a perfect length around off stump and seams the ball away from Butt who leans forward and closes the face of the bat, trying to hit the ball through midwicket, he gets a thick outside edge that carries at a comfortable height to Tendulkar at first slip, the Wankhede erupts 16/1
4.2 to Hussey, caught! Pollock's a master! He pitches on a good length outside off stump, drawing Hussey forward, he tries to drive on the up but feathers an edge through to Takawale who takes a comfortable catch, that's a huge wicket for Mumbai 21/3
6.4 to Mohammad Hafeez, caught! Pollock's done it again! He hits the perfect length around off stump, Hafeez isn't sure whether to come forward or go back, in the end he gets squared up and pushes tentatively at the ball form his crease, Pollock seams the ball away from the right-hander and hits the outside edge, Uthappa takes a simple catch at second slip 28/4
  A Nehra 3 0 17 0 5.66 12 1 1 (3w)
View wickets DJ Bravo 3 1 13 2 4.33 13 2 0 (1w)
7.5 to Saha, caught again! Saha flashes hard at one outside off stump, he gets undone by the bounce and seam movement away from him and nicks it straight to Tendulkar who takes a regulation catch at first slip, there's good carry on this surface and Tendulkar is standing rather deep 29/5
13.4 to Agarkar, caught! The short of a length ball rises on Agarkar just outside off stump, he tries to cut but gets a thick outside edge to Tendulkar at first slip, he takes another easy catch and throws the ball in the air with glee etched on his face 60/8
View wickets RR Raje 2.2 0 16 2 6.85 7 3 0
9.1 to Shukla, bowled him! Raje strikes first ball! He pitches the ball on a good length and angles the ball into the right-hander, Shukla begins to play the flick but gets squared up as the ball seams away from him off the pitch, he misses and off stump goes for a walk 35/6
15.2 to Shoaib Akhtar, that's it! all over, Tendulkar's taken his fourth catch! Raje bowls the slower ball on middle stump, Shoaib mis-hits it straight to Tendulkar at midwicket, isn't he thrilled! 67/10
View wickets DJ Thornely 3 0 7 2 2.33 12 0 0 (1w)
12.4 to Ganguly, splendidly caught! That's the end of Ganguly! Thornely bowls a slower offcutter that bounces sharply from a good length, Ganguly tries to dab the ball towards third man and gets a thick edge to Takawale who is standing up to the stumps, he fumbles the catch but recovers quickly to dive in front and take it on the second attempt 55/7
14.3 to Sharma, caught! The rot continues for Kolkata, Ishant drives a good length ball in the air and right back at Thornely who takes a relatively simple catch, by caught and bowled standards 65/9
  Mumbai Indians innings (target: 68 runs from 20 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya not out 48 17 6 3 282.35
View dismissal SR Tendulkar* c †Saha b Shoaib Akhtar 0 3 0 0 0.00
0.5 gone! Shoaib's stunned the crowd by dismissing Tendulkar for a duck! The ball pitches on a good length around off stump and seams away from the right-hander, Tendulkar moves back and swishes away from his body, he gets a thick edge through to Saha who takes a simple catch 6/1
View dismissal RV Uthappa c Ganguly b Sharma 9 8 2 0 112.50
3.4 caught! Poor shot from Uthappa, he moves forward and tries to pull a short ball from outside off stump, he ends up hitting it tamely towards Ganguly at mid-off 48/2
DJ Thornely not out 1 6 0 0 16.66
Extras (lb 5, w 4, nb 1) 10
  Total (2 wickets; 5.3 overs) 68 (12.36 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wicket Shoaib Akhtar 2 0 29 1 14.50 4 3 2 (1w)
0.5 to Tendulkar, gone! Shoaib's stunned the crowd by dismissing Tendulkar for a duck! The ball pitches on a good length around off stump and seams away from the right-hander, Tendulkar moves back and swishes away from his body, he gets a thick edge through to Saha who takes a simple catch 6/1
View wicket I Sharma 2.3 0 29 1 11.60 9 5 1 (1nb, 1w)
3.4 to Uthappa, caught! Poor shot from Uthappa, he moves forward and tries to pull a short ball from outside off stump, he ends up hitting it tamely towards Ganguly at mid-off 48/2
  AB Agarkar 1 0 5 0 5.00 3 0 0 (2w)

Match details


Toss - Mumbai Indians, who chose to field
Points - Mumbai Indians 2, Kolkata Knight Riders 0
Player of the match - SM Pollock (Mumbai Indians)
Umpires - BR Doctrove (West Indies) and DJ Harper (Australia)
TV umpire - I Shivram
Match referee - FM Engineer
Reserve umpire - SN Bandekar

Match Notes


    • Kolkata Knight Riders innings
    • Kolkata Knight Riders: 50 runs in 11.5 overs (76 balls), Extras 6
    • Innings Break: Kolkata Knight Riders - 67/10 in 15.2 overs (AB Dinda 1)
    • Mumbai Indians innings
    • Mumbai Indians: 50 runs in 4.1 overs (28 balls), Extras 4
 
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