Indian Premier League - 23rd match

Kings XI Punjab v Rajasthan Royals

Kings XI Punjab won by 48 runs

4.1

Watson to Gilchrist, no run, wide and shortish, punched away, but finds extra cover

4.2

Watson to Gilchrist, OUT, finally something goes Rajasthan's way! Gilchrist goes for another powerful hit, doesn't get the elevation and Tait takes the easy catch at mid-on. What relief for rajasthan

AC Gilchrist c Tait b Watson 28 (16b 4x4 1x6) SR: 175.00

4.3

Watson to Marsh, no run, angled across Marsh, nearly gets the edge as marsh drives away from the body

4.4

Watson to Marsh, 2 runs, drives away from the body again, gets a thick edge square of third man to take a couple

4.5

Watson to Marsh, FOUR, beautiful shot! Overpitched delivery, and he off-drives it between bowler and mid-off. High elbow and all that

4.6

Watson to Marsh, no run, shorter this time, left alone outside off

Kings XI Punjab 73/1   SR Watson 1-0-6-1

6.1

Watson to Marsh, 1 run, full outside off, pushed to cover for one

6.2

Watson to Valthaty, no run, pitched up around off, driven to cover

6.3

Watson to Valthaty, 1 run, clipped away off the pads for a single to square leg

6.4

Watson to Marsh, 1 run, runs this off the face of the bat to third man

6.5

Watson to Valthaty, 1 run, another incredible shot. Back of a length, and he punches it on the up, back at Watson, who gets a hand to it, saving three runs

6.6

Watson to Marsh, FOUR, and Marsh matches it with the extra-cover drive! Comes forward, opens the bat face slightly to place this wide of extra cover. Amazing batting

Kings XI Punjab 85/1   SR Watson 2-0-14-1

16.1

Watson to Marsh, 1 run, cut away to third man for one

16.2

Watson to Nayar, no run, pushed to point, they keep him on strike

16.3

Watson to Nayar, 1 run, a good bouncer, gets the top edge, but - why am I not surprised - it lands safe in front of fine leg

16.4

Watson to Marsh, 1 run, punched away to extra cover for another single

16.5

Watson to Nayar, OUT, Nayar is gone. He looked to drop and run, and then stopped. Then he saw Marsh charging at him and realised it would be criminal to turn his back at Marsh, and went for the single anyway. That stutter, though, cost him his wicket

AM Nayar run out 1 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

16.6

Watson to Marsh, no run, just holds its line outside off, and Marsh ends up pushing inside its line

Kings XI Punjab 178/4   SR Watson 3-0-17-1

18.1

Watson to Marsh, OUT, and that frustration shows as Marsh gets a top edge on this pull off the front foot. Watson calls for it, and takes it without trouble. Rajasthan are back momentarily

SE Marsh c & b Watson 71 (42b 6x4 3x6) SR: 169.04

18.2

Watson to McLaren, 1 run, full and wide, would have been a wide, but he gets the toe end of his bat there and gets a single

18.3

Watson to Sunny Singh, 1 run, mean short delivery, heads towards his neck, and Sunny drops it at his feet and runs

18.4

Watson to McLaren, 1 run, short again, pulled away for just a single

18.5

Watson to Sunny Singh, FOUR, okay, one bouncer too many, Sunny is waiting, and pulls it to midwicket

18.6

Watson to Sunny Singh, no run, comes back with a superb yorker, right on the crease, dot ball

Kings XI Punjab 190/5   SR Watson 4-0-24-2
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Photos

Apr 21, 2011

Adam Gilchrist and Bhargav Bhatt celebrate the dismissal of Ashok Menaria, Kings XI Punjab v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2011, Mohali, April 21, 2011

Adam Gilchrist and Bhargav Bhatt celebrate the dismissal of Ashok Menaria

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Apr 21, 2011

Kings XI Punjab celebrate after Piyush Chawla got Ross Taylor for a duck, Kings XI Punjab v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2011, Mohali, April 21, 2011

Kings XI Punjab celebrate after Piyush Chawla got Ross Taylor for a duck

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