Indian Premier League - 17th match

Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals

Kolkata Knight Riders won by 8 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)

0.1

Lee to Watson, no run, 136.8 kph from Lee on a length that moves away, Watson comes forward and casually slaps it to extra cover

0.2

Lee to Watson, 1 run, drops this one close to the wickets and Paunikar calls him for the single, Watson hesitated, but went for it in the end

0.5

Lee to Watson, 1 run, short one that gets big on to him, Watson adjusts to pull it in the air past midwicket

Rajasthan Royals 3/0   SR Watson 2* (3b)

1.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Watson, FOUR, bosh! Swatto-ed away, gets a flighted ball outside off, and dismisses it in the gap between extra cover and mid off

1.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Watson, no run, goes flat and straight close to off, Watson rocks back and cuts but cannot beat short third man

1.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Watson, no run, this one is a lot slower outside off, but short still, he guides it to backward point

1.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Watson, no run, gets away with a tossed up one that is wide outside off, Watson creams it to extra cover

Rajasthan Royals 13/0   SR Watson 6* (7b 1x4)

2.2

Lee to Watson, no run, pacy delivery short of a length that makes Watson go deep in the crease and stab it away towards midwicket

2.3

Lee to Watson, 1 run, slower bouncer, does not get up much, and Watson pulls it awkwardly from way outside off to deep square leg

Rajasthan Royals 15/0   SR Watson 7* (9b 1x4)

3.1

Balaji to Watson, no run, angled in from a length on middle stump, Watson pushes it away on the leg side

3.2

Balaji to Watson, no run, slower one way outside off, Watson goes down on the knee for the big drive, but misses

3.3

Balaji to Watson, FOUR, clattered! short and slow, sitting up for Watson, "hit me", says Raghav, and Watson obliges, pulling it neatly over midwicket

3.4

Balaji to Watson, OUT, he stopped doing that after Pakistan 2004, ripper from Balaji, pitches on a length on middle and zips away to hit off stump, the perfect delivery, no one can do anything about that, not even Shan Watson who is the form of his life, he has to go

SR Watson b Balaji 11 (13b 2x4 0x6) SR: 84.61

Rajasthan Royals 24/1   SR Watson 11 (13b 2x4)
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Photos

Apr 17, 2011

Kolkata Knight Riders celebrate the fall of a wicket on their way to a comprehensive victory over Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2011, Eden Gardens, April 17 2011

Kolkata Knight Riders celebrate the fall of a wicket

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Apr 17, 2011

Gautam Gambhir sets off for a run, Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata, April 17, 2011

Gautam Gambhir sets off for a run

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