Indian Premier League, 28th match: Rajasthan Royals v Kochi Tuskers Kerala at Jaipur, Apr 24, 2011
Rajasthan Royals won by 8 wickets (with 35 balls remaining)
24 April 2011 - night match (20-over match)

Watson to Jayawardene, OUT, Laxman is gone, run-out by Dravid, Jayawardene can't connect anywhere as well this time to a fullish ball, which dribbles towards backward point, a tight single is called for, never a good thing when Laxman is in the middle, Dravid gets a direct hit that catches Laxman more than a yard short

VVS Laxman run out 8 (10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 26/1   DPMD Jayawardene 12* (11b 2x4)   SR Watson 1.3-0-5-0

Botha to Jayawardene, OUT, amidthe talk about whether he's worth the big money, Botha strikes first ball, getting the massive wicket of Jayawardene, it was pitching on middle and going on with the angle, Jayawardene moved across and wanted to play it towards fine leg, it takes the thigh pad and rolls on to the stumps, a trifle unlucky there the batsman, hit the bottom of the thigh pad

DPMD Jayawardene b Botha 13 (13b 2x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 28/2   PA Patel 1* (2b)   J Botha 0.1-0-0-1

Warne to Hodge, OUT, Instant impact from Warne, pitched on middle and scooted low, spun just past off, Hodge backed away and looked to slash that through cove, gets a bottom-edge and drags it on to the stumps, Rajasthan in charge here

BJ Hodge b Warne 8 (14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 42/3   PA Patel 6* (9b 1x4)   SK Warne 0.4-0-2-1

Warne to Jadeja, OUT, Jadeja holes out, he was looking send the ball into orbit, sweeps hard at a length ball, top-edges it and Warne back-pedals to take a looping catch

RA Jadeja c & b Warne 22 (23b 2x4 0x6) SR: 95.65

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 90/4   PA Patel 32* (33b 2x4)   SK Warne 3.3-0-16-2

Warne to Patel, OUT, Parthiv unwisely attempts the reverse-sweep after coming out of the crease, he doesn't connect, the keeper collects and Yagnik removes the bails in a jiffy, Parthiv's fighting cameo is over

PA Patel st †Yagnik b Warne 32 (34b 2x4 0x6) SR: 94.11

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 90/5   RV Gomez 0* (0b)   SK Warne 3.4-0-16-3

Trivedi to Gomez, OUT, Kochi are crumbling, a length ball from Trivedi, Gomes wants to smash that over long-on, can't connect as well as he wants, and finds Watson waiting at long-on, Rajasthan get their sixth wicket, and it seems there will be no late onslaught

RV Gomez c Watson b Trivedi 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 90/6   NLTC Perera 0* (2b)   SK Trivedi 2.1-0-15-1

Trivedi to Perera, OUT, and that's another one down for Kochi, a superb catch from Binny, Perera becomes another batsman holing out attempting a big hit, he can't get the distance either and Binny falls forward as he takes a low catch

NLTC Perera c Binny b Trivedi 1 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 92/7   KM Jadhav 1* (3b)   SK Trivedi 3-0-17-2

Singh to Vinay Kumar, OUT, Kochi doing a house-of-cards impersonation, batsman looks to cheekily dab the ball past short third man, hits it in the air to Watson fielding there, that's the fifth wicket in little more than two overs

R Vinay Kumar c Watson b Singh 5 (4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 98/8   KM Jadhav 2* (4b)   A Singh 3.5-0-25-1

Trivedi to Jadhav, OUT, outside off, and Trivedi gets a third wicket, nicked to the keeper, Jadhav's troubled stay is over

KM Jadhav c †Yagnik b Trivedi 5 (9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 55.55

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 108/9   M Muralitharan 5* (8b)   SK Trivedi 3.5-0-18-3

Trivedi to Singh, 1 run, OUT, another heave, RP gets it away towards deep midwicket, Murali was sprinting for two, RP wasn't, he was casually sauntering, and the throw from Botha catches him short, Kochi are bowled out for 109, Rajasthan will be thrilled with this

RP Singh run out 1 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 109/10   M Muralitharan 5* (8b)   SK Trivedi 4-0-19-3





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