Indian Premier League, 22nd match: Kolkata Knight Riders v Kochi Tuskers Kerala at Kolkata, Apr 20, 2011
Kochi Tuskers Kerala won by 6 runs
20 April 2011 - night match (20-over match)
1.1

Balaji to Jayawardene, 1 wide, he delivers from wide of the crease and pitches equally wide off the crease, the ball swerves away from the keeper, who has to dive a long way to his right

1.1

Balaji to Jayawardene, no run, Jayawardene charges and tries to hit over the off side, doesn't make contact

1.2

Balaji to Jayawardene, no run, pushed off the front foot towards cover, McCullum sets off from the non-striker's end but gets sent back

1.3

Balaji to Jayawardene, FOUR, Jayawardene takes a step towards leg to make room and loft a length ball over cover, graceful shot but clinically executed

1.4

Balaji to Jayawardene, no run, defended from the crease towards point

1.5

Balaji to Jayawardene, no run, Balaji appeals for lbw as one nips back into the right-hander and hits the pad after Jaywardene misses the flick, that was missing leg

1.6

Balaji to Jayawardene, no run, length ball outside off stump, Jayawardene stays in his crease and opens the face to play towards point

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 11/0   L Balaji 1-0-5-0
10.1

Balaji to Patel, 1 wide, length ball slanting across the left-hander, too wide outside off

10.1

Balaji to Patel, no run, closer to off stump this time, marginally so. Parthiv lets it go

10.2

Balaji to Patel, 1 run, Parthiv tries to hit a length ball on the off but gets an inside edge on the leg side

10.3

Balaji to Jadeja, no run, fuller ball outside off stump, Jadeja stays in his crease and tries to play the booming drive through cover, doesn't make contact

10.4

Balaji to Jadeja, no run, Kolkata have lost three wickets for nothing, so Jadeja leaps down the track and has an almighty heave at a length ball that angles across him, makes contact with air

10.5

Balaji to Jadeja, 1 run, another big drive, Jadeja tries. This time he gets an inside edge that just misses the stumps, trying to hit it too hard

10.6

Balaji to Patel, no run, short of a length ball around off, Parthiv stands tall on the back foot, relatively speaking, and dabs the ball into the ground towards slip

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 58/3   L Balaji 2-0-8-0
12.1

Balaji to Jadhav, no run, good length ball outside off, defended towards point

12.2

Balaji to Jadhav, no run, good length angling into the right-hander, Jadhav defends towards cover

12.3

Balaji to Jadhav, FOUR, Jadhav steps out of his crease, latches on to a length ball and lofts it flat towards his team-mate at the bowler's end. Jadeja ducks successfully and the ball beats mid-on as well

12.4

Balaji to Jadhav, 2 runs, nudged gently into the wide open space at midwicket, the fielder has to run in from the boundary

12.5

Balaji to Jadhav, 1 run, nudged off the front foot towards mid-on once again

12.6

Balaji to Jadeja, SIX, length ball from Balaji, Jadeja clears his front foot out of the way to create hitting space and swings his bat hard, sending the ball cleanly over long-on off the front foot

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 79/4   L Balaji 3-0-21-0
19.1

Balaji to Powar, no run, full ball outside off stump, Powar gets beaten

19.2

Balaji to Powar, no run, full toss outside off stump, Powar has a heave but misses, he needs to give Gomez the strike

19.3

Balaji to Powar, 1 run, slower ball dragged ungainly towards midwicket and Powar was gone had the fielder hit at the bowler's end. Ugly cricket all round.

19.4

Balaji to Gomez, 1 leg bye, full toss on leg stump, Gomez missed out there, failing to make proper contact

19.5

Balaji to Powar, 1 run, full toss on off and middle, Powar mis-hits it over the bowler's head, poor finish from Kochi

19.6

Balaji to Gomez, 1 bye, the short ball and it's a slower one as well, Gomez tries to pull but is beaten by the change of pace, Powar runs a bye to the keeper

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 132/7   L Balaji 4-0-23-0
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