Indian Premier League, 30th match: Kings XI Punjab v Rajasthan Royals at Durban, May 5, 2009
Rajasthan Royals won by 78 runs
Played at Kingsmead, Durban (neutral venue)
5 May 2009 (20-over match)
  Rajasthan Royals innings (20 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal NV Ojha c Katich b Chawla 68 51 5 5 133.33
16.6 Ojha goes for the savage slog and perishes, he gets on his knee and the top edge swirls to Katich who runs forward from deep midwicket 164/3
View dismissal GC Smith c Chawla b Powar 77 44 12 1 175.00
14.5 relief for Punjab! Smith chips down the pitch and takes it on the full, he tries to clear long-on and Chawla makes no mistake at the boundary edge 135/1
View dismissal YK Pathan c Goel b Chawla 12 7 1 1 171.42
16.2 Chawla cuts back on the pace and gives it more air, Pathan stays at the crease and tries to hoick him over long-on but fails to get the distance and Goel cups it over his head 153/2
View dismissal RA Jadeja c Jayawardene b Pathan 33 12 5 1 275.00
19.2 he chips down the track and takes it on the half volley and times the loft well but doesn't get the required distance to clear long-off and Jayawardene makes no mistake 203/4
LA Carseldine not out 16 9 2 0 177.77
AS Raut not out 1 1 0 0 100.00
Extras (nb 4) 4
  Total (4 wickets; 20 overs) 211 (10.55 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wicket RR Powar 3 0 33 1 11.00 7 2 3
14.5 to Smith, relief for Punjab! Smith chips down the pitch and takes it on the full, he tries to clear long-on and Chawla makes no mistake at the boundary edge 135/1
View wicket IK Pathan 4 0 40 1 10.00 8 6 1
19.2 to Jadeja, he chips down the track and takes it on the half volley and times the loft well but doesn't get the required distance to clear long-off and Jayawardene makes no mistake 203/4
  S Sreesanth 4 0 44 0 11.00 7 4 1 (3nb)
  YA Abdulla 3 0 44 0 14.66 5 6 2 (1nb)
View wickets PP Chawla 4 0 30 2 7.50 12 4 1
16.2 to Pathan, Chawla cuts back on the pace and gives it more air, Pathan stays at the crease and tries to hoick him over long-on but fails to get the distance and Goel cups it over his head 153/2
16.6 to Ojha, Ojha goes for the savage slog and perishes, he gets on his knee and the top edge swirls to Katich who runs forward from deep midwicket 164/3
  Yuvraj Singh 1 0 9 0 9.00 0 1 0
  K Goel 1 0 11 0 11.00 1 2 0
  Kings XI Punjab innings (target: 212 runs from 20 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal S Sohal c Warne b Singh 0 1 0 0 0.00
0.1 yet another golden duck in this tournament! Singh drops it short and wide and Sohal shapes to leave but completely misjudges the line, the ball clips the outside edge and Warne takes it at slip 0/1
View dismissal KC Sangakkara st †Ojha b Pathan 11 15 2 0 73.33
5.6 Ojha's alert alright despite the blow! Yusuf fires one quick and short on seeing Sanga chip down the track, he swings and misses and Ojha breaks the bails 29/4
View dismissal K Goel c Harwood b Singh 1 4 0 0 25.00
0.6 Goel goes for broke and mis-hits it! He swings hard and tries to clear the rope at deep square leg, the ball soars miles up in the air and Harwood fixes his gaze and takes it calmly 2/2
View dismissal SM Katich b Trivedi 10 13 2 0 76.92
4.6 sound of leather on wood! Trivedi fires a yorker length delivery outside off and has Katich flashing hard without moving his feet, he gets a thick inside edge and looks back to see his offstump flattened 25/3
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene c Trivedi b Harwood 9 11 0 1 81.81
7.4 Harwood has his revenge after that six! He digs it in short and Jayawardene makes room the other way this time, the upper cut flies quick and flat to Trivedi who runs across at third man and takes the catch 39/5
View dismissal Yuvraj Singh* c Harwood b Singh 48 37 3 3 129.72
18.1 goes for the woodchop off a short delivery and mis-hits it, he almost plays it one-handed the top edge swirls in the air to Harwood at square leg 127/8
View dismissal IK Pathan lbw b Warne 19 17 2 0 111.76
13.3 yet another wheel falls off for Punjab, Irfan gets on his knee to play an ambitious sweep, the ball lands outside off and drifts in slightly and clips his pad in front of the stumps 87/6
View dismissal PP Chawla c Jadeja b Warne 6 7 1 0 85.71
15.4 flighted on middle and off and Chawla goes for broke by dancing down the track, he skies it miles up in the air and Jadeja runs across from long-on and catches it 104/7
RR Powar not out 6 7 0 0 85.71
S Sreesanth not out 4 8 1 0 50.00
Extras (b 1, lb 5, w 13) 19
  Total (8 wickets; 20 overs) 133 (6.65 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets A Singh 4 0 9 3 2.25 18 1 0
0.1 to Sohal, yet another golden duck in this tournament! Singh drops it short and wide and Sohal shapes to leave but completely misjudges the line, the ball clips the outside edge and Warne takes it at slip 0/1
0.6 to Goel, Goel goes for broke and mis-hits it! He swings hard and tries to clear the rope at deep square leg, the ball soars miles up in the air and Harwood fixes his gaze and takes it calmly 2/2
18.1 to Yuvraj Singh, goes for the woodchop off a short delivery and mis-hits it, he almost plays it one-handed the top edge swirls in the air to Harwood at square leg 127/8
View wicket SM Harwood 4 0 26 1 6.50 15 0 1 (6w)
7.4 to Jayawardene, Harwood has his revenge after that six! He digs it in short and Jayawardene makes room the other way this time, the upper cut flies quick and flat to Trivedi who runs across at third man and takes the catch 39/5
View wicket YK Pathan 4 0 28 1 7.00 10 4 0
5.6 to Sangakkara, Ojha's alert alright despite the blow! Yusuf fires one quick and short on seeing Sanga chip down the track, he swings and misses and Ojha breaks the bails 29/4
View wicket SK Trivedi 4 0 20 1 5.00 13 3 0
4.6 to Katich, sound of leather on wood! Trivedi fires a yorker length delivery outside off and has Katich flashing hard without moving his feet, he gets a thick inside edge and looks back to see his offstump flattened 25/3
View wickets SK Warne 3 0 38 2 12.66 6 3 3 (2w)
13.3 to Pathan, yet another wheel falls off for Punjab, Irfan gets on his knee to play an ambitious sweep, the ball lands outside off and drifts in slightly and clips his pad in front of the stumps 87/6
15.4 to Chawla, flighted on middle and off and Chawla goes for broke by dancing down the track, he skies it miles up in the air and Jadeja runs across from long-on and catches it 104/7
  RA Jadeja 1 0 6 0 6.00 2 0 0

Match details


Toss - Kings XI Punjab, who chose to field
Points - Rajasthan Royals 2, Kings XI Punjab 0
Twenty20 debut - A Singh (Rajasthan Royals)
Player of the match - GC Smith (Rajasthan Royals)
Umpires - SS Hazare (India) and IL Howell
TV umpire - GAV Baxter (New Zealand)
Match referee - J Srinath (India)
Reserve umpire - KH Hurter

Match Notes


    • Rajasthan Royals innings
    • Rajasthan Royals: 50 runs in 5.5 overs (36 balls), Extras 1
    • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 36 balls (NV Ojha 27, GC Smith 25, Ex 1)
    • GC Smith: 50 off 26 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • Rajasthan Royals: 100 runs in 10.3 overs (65 balls), Extras 2
    • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 65 balls (NV Ojha 44, GC Smith 54, Ex 2)
    • NV Ojha: 50 off 41 balls (5 x 4, 3 x 6)
    • Rajasthan Royals: 150 runs in 15.6 overs (98 balls), Extras 2
    • Rajasthan Royals: 200 runs in 18.6 overs (118 balls), Extras 4
    • Innings Break: Rajasthan Royals - 211/4 in 20.0 overs (LA Carseldine 16, AS Raut 1)
    • Kings XI Punjab innings
    • Kings XI Punjab: 50 runs in 9.2 overs (58 balls), Extras 12
    • Drinks: Kings XI Punjab - 53/5 in 10.0 overs (Yuvraj Singh 4, IK Pathan 4)
    • Kings XI Punjab: 100 runs in 15.2 overs (98 balls), Extras 17
 
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