Indian Premier League, 3rd match: Kochi Tuskers Kerala v Royal Challengers Bangalore at Kochi, Apr 9, 2011
Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 6 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
9 April 2011 - night match (20-over match)
0.1

Khan to McCullum, 1 run, width offered outside off stump and McCullum slices it over the fielder at first slip, third man is fine enough to save it

0.3

Khan to McCullum, FOUR, charge! And slap! McCullum runs down the pitch at a length delivery, there's room outside off and McCullum flays hard at the ball, slapping it over cover for a one-bounce four

0.4

Khan to McCullum, no run, good length and line, McCullum plays on the off side

0.5

Khan to McCullum, 1 run, fuller length on middle and leg, McCullum wanted to hit straighter but ended up placing it to deep midwicket

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 7/0   BB McCullum 6* (4b 1x4)
1.1

Nannes to McCullum, FOUR, full and wide outside off, McCullum stays in his crease and hammers the ball wide of the fielder at mid-off

1.2

Nannes to McCullum, FOUR, how New Zealand would have loved some of this a week or two ago, McCullum slashes at one and toe-ends it towards the third man boundary

1.3

Nannes to McCullum, SIX, explosive! McCullum latches on to a short ball and sends it sky-rocketing over the deep midwicket boundary with a vicious pull

1.4

Nannes to McCullum, 1 run, a full toss outside off stump, McCullum tries to hit it too hard and mis-times it towards mid-off

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 22/0   BB McCullum 21* (8b 3x4 1x6)
2.2

Khan to McCullum, no run, no room to work with there but McCullum still manages to play the square drive to point

2.3

Khan to McCullum, no run, McCullum charges and makes room by moving towards leg, the wily Zaheer follows and cramps him. McCullum defends

2.4

Khan to McCullum, 1 leg bye, McCullum tries to work the ball through square but misses and gets hit on the pad, Laxman calls him through

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 25/0   BB McCullum 21* (11b 3x4 1x6)
3.1

Vettori to McCullum, no run, McCullum leans forward to take it on the full and plays it towards the bowler

3.2

Vettori to McCullum, 1 run, McCullum nudges the ball off the front foot towards midwicket

3.6

Vettori to McCullum, 1 run, played towards wide mid-on for a single

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 34/0   BB McCullum 23* (14b 3x4 1x6)
4.1

Dilshan to McCullum, 1 run, played off the back foot towards point

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 35/0   BB McCullum 24* (15b 3x4 1x6)
5.4

Mithun to McCullum, FOUR, length ball with width outside off, McCullum stays in his crease and slaps it through extra cover for four

5.5

Mithun to McCullum, SIX, that's a bit short, and McCullum's hammered it over the deep midwicket boundary. It wasn't that short but McCullum moves so quickly to create the time to pull

5.6

Mithun to McCullum, 1 run, fuller ball outside off, McCullum drives off the front foot towards wide mid-off

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 61/0   BB McCullum 35* (18b 4x4 2x6)
6.1

Dilshan to McCullum, 1 run, played off the back foot behind point by angling the face of the bat

6.3

Dilshan to McCullum, no run, McCullum moves back and across and nudges towards the leg side

6.4

Dilshan to McCullum, 1 run, Dilshan's bowling quick and McCullum turns it off his pads through square

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 64/0   BB McCullum 37* (21b 4x4 2x6)
7.1

Vettori to McCullum, no run, McCullum moves towards the ball and cuts towards point

7.2

Vettori to McCullum, 1 run, McCullum moves back and across and nudges the ball through midwicket

7.5

Vettori to McCullum, 1 run, pushed off the front foot towards mid-on for a single

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 73/0   BB McCullum 39* (24b 4x4 2x6)
8.2

Dilshan to McCullum, 1 run, played towards short fine leg

8.5

Dilshan to McCullum, 1 run, McCullum steps out and drives towards long-off for a single

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 80/0   BB McCullum 41* (26b 4x4 2x6)
9.1

Vettori to McCullum, no run, McCullum strides forward to defend

9.2

Vettori to McCullum, 1 run, McCullum stays in his crease and punches off the back foot to long off

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 81/1   BB McCullum 42* (28b 4x4 2x6)
10.4

Nannes to McCullum, 1 run, played from the crease towards point for a well-judged single

10.6

Nannes to McCullum, 1 run, Nannes bowls a slower one nearly in the blockhole, McCullum drives past the bowler but doesn't time it too well

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 91/1   BB McCullum 44* (30b 4x4 2x6)
11.1

Kohli to McCullum, 1 run, McCullum drives towards cover and takes a single off Kohli's first ball

11.3

Kohli to McCullum, OUT, the scoop goes wrong for McCullum. He moved a long way outside off, got down on his knees and tried to scoop the ball over the keeper. He had no pace to work with and lobbed a catch to short third man

BB McCullum c Nannes b Kohli 45 (32b 4x4 2x6) SR: 140.62

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 93/2   BB McCullum 45 (32b 4x4 2x6)
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