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)

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

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 6/0   BB McCullum 5* (2b 1x4)   Z Khan 0.3-0-5-0

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

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 11/0   BB McCullum 10* (5b 2x4)   DP Nannes 0.1-0-4-0

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

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 15/0   BB McCullum 14* (6b 3x4)   DP Nannes 0.2-0-8-0

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

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 32/0   VVS Laxman 8* (8b 1x4)   DL Vettori 0.3-0-5-0

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

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 54/0   BB McCullum 28* (16b 4x4 1x6)   A Mithun 0.4-0-12-0

Dilshan to Laxman, FOUR, delicate from Laxman, uses the pace and width outside off to dab the ball fine of the fielder at short third man. Laxman played that very late

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 68/0   VVS Laxman 28* (21b 2x4 2x6)   TM Dilshan 1.5-0-15-0

Nannes to Jayawardene, FOUR, he's connected with this! Flicking the ball from off stump with his wrists and sends it racing through square leg

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 86/1   DPMD Jayawardene 5* (6b 1x4)   DP Nannes 1.2-0-20-0

Kohli to Hodge, FOUR, short ball, very short, and Hodge helps himself to a boundary by pulling through midwicket

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 97/2   BJ Hodge 4* (1b 1x4)   V Kohli 0.4-0-6-1

Kohli to Jayawardene, FOUR, ah Mahela, so delicate, so deft. He waits for the ball outside off and dabs it so very late, beating the fielder at short third man

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 116/2   DPMD Jayawardene 16* (15b 2x4)   V Kohli 2-0-14-1

Pathan to Hodge, FOUR, Hodge goes inside out and lofts the drive over cover, he's placed it wide of the fielder on the boundary too

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 124/2   BJ Hodge 15* (13b 2x4)   AUK Pathan 2-0-19-0

Dilshan to Hodge, FOUR, Hodge aims for down the ground but gets an outside edge that flies wide of de Villiers for four towards third man

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 132/3   BJ Hodge 21* (16b 3x4)   TM Dilshan 3.4-0-27-1

Nannes to Jadeja, FOUR, full ball from Nannes and Jadeja drives the ball dead straight, between the bowler and the stumps, and he's timed it superbly. He cleared his front foot out of the way to make contact with the attempted yorker

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 151/4   RA Jadeja 15* (11b 1x4 1x6)   DP Nannes 2.2-0-29-0

Khan to Jadeja, FOUR, superb shot. Jadeja steps out to a blockhole delivery and drills it down the ground, timing it well enough to beat the fielder at long-on

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 161/5   RA Jadeja 23* (16b 2x4 1x6)   Z Khan 4-0-28-1





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