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)
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

3.3

Vettori to Laxman, FOUR, VVS! Lovely strike. He makes room by clearing his front foot and lofts the ball cleanly over the fielder at mid-off

3.4

Vettori to Laxman, no run, played back to the bowler

3.5

Vettori to Laxman, 1 run, and again, VVS takes a step or two down, makes room and drives in the air towards long-off, Vettori's placed a fielder there but it falls well short

3.6

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

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 34/0   DL Vettori 1-0-7-0
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

7.3

Vettori to Laxman, 2 runs, Laxman steps out, makes room, gets to the pitch of the ball, drives fluently to wide long-off and he might be run out! He didn't dive or put in a massive stretch while returning for the second but he's just safe. Just.

7.4

Vettori to Laxman, 1 run, driven from the crease through cover

7.5

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

7.6

Vettori to Laxman, 1 run, Laxman drives inside out through extra cover

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 74/0   DL Vettori 2-0-13-0
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

9.3

Vettori to Jayawardene, no run, huge appeal for lbw after the arm ball skids through on Mahela and catches him on the back foot, that looked very close, but perhaps an inside egde

9.4

Vettori to Jayawardene, no run, played towards point

9.5

Vettori to Jayawardene, no run, pushed to cover off the back foot

9.6

Vettori to Jayawardene, 1 run, Jayawardene gets going by moving back and cutting the ball towards deep point

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 82/1   DL Vettori 3-0-15-0
15.1

Vettori to Jayawardene, OUT, Mahela charges, and isn't to the pitch of the ball. He's beaten in the flight and then has a swing that connects with nothing. de Villiers whips off the bails with the batsman a long way out of his crease

DPMD Jayawardene st †de Villiers b Vettori 18 (18b 2x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

15.2

Vettori to Jadeja, no run, strides forward and defends towards the bowler

15.3

Vettori to Jadeja, 1 run, Jadeja works the ball off his pads behind square for a single

15.4

Vettori to Hodge, 1 run, paddle swept towards short fine leg

15.5

Vettori to Jadeja, no run, played off the pads towards midwicket off the front foot

15.6

Vettori to Jadeja, no run, flicked off the pads towards short fine leg but can't get past the fielder.

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 126/3   DL Vettori 4-0-17-1
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