Indian Premier League, 33rd match: Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders at Delhi, Apr 28, 2011
Kolkata Knight Riders won by 17 runs
28 April 2011 - night match (20-over match)

Hopes to Tiwary, no run, and he begins with a bumper, Tiwary ducks under it.


Hopes to Tiwary, no run, fullish ball on off stump, Tiwary is napping on the back foot and defends down the track.


Hopes to Tiwary, 1 run, Tiwary trots across, and nudges off the pads to the leg side for a single.


Hopes to Gambhir, 1 run, slower offcutter, dropped short and going away, Gambhir cuts it away for one.


Hopes to Tiwary, 1 wide, well outside off at 122 kph, Tiwary wafts at it without moving the feet at all, and can't get bat on it.


Hopes to Tiwary, 1 run, taps off the back foot to a length ball on off, and gets a single towards wide mid on


Hopes to Gambhir, 2 runs, Gambhir moves away, Hopes follows him and keeps it just outside leg, but Gambhir still manages to get the cover drive away for a single.

Kolkata Knight Riders 64/2   JR Hopes 1-0-6-0

Hopes to Tiwary, 1 run, Hopes keeps it full on off stump, Tiwary plays it into the leg side for a single.


Hopes to Gambhir, no run, full and wide outside off, Gambhir gets too far away to the leg side and can't reach it.


Hopes to Gambhir, 1 leg bye, he goes the other way this time and looks to play the lap shot, and it runs away off the pads towards short fine leg side for one.


Hopes to Tiwary, 1 run, Tiwary has played many shots for not so many runs. Plays a huge pull from well outside off and swivels 360 degree on impact. The ball squirts away without power to the leg side.


Hopes to Gambhir, OUT, for the first time in it's history, the Kotla cheers Gambhir's exit. Hopes keeps it on a length around middle and leg at a friendly pace, Gambhir lines him up and looks to cart a six over deep midwicket, but ends up hitting it high rather than far. When it comes down, Venu at deep midwicket was under it.

G Gambhir c Venugopal Rao b Hopes 18 (19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 94.73


Hopes to Tiwary, 1 run, full ball to finish off, Yusuf will have to wait for strike. Tiwary drives wide of mid-off for a single.

Kolkata Knight Riders 83/3   JR Hopes 2-0-9-1

Hopes to Pathan, no run, another bouncer from Hopes, angling in and Yusuf goes for the pull. He doesn't make contact, and it isn't wided either.


Hopes to Pathan, 1 wide, this one slips too far down the leg side, and is called.


Hopes to Pathan, 1 run, keeps it just outside off this time, Yusuf pushes at it from the crease, and gets a single.


Hopes to Tiwary, 1 run, Tiwary ambles across the stumps and nudges with the angle for a single through square leg


Hopes to Pathan, 1 run, slower ball on the pads, Yusuf whips straight to Agarkar at short fine leg and goes for the single. The throw is fired in, Hopes quickly deflects it onto the stumps, but Yusuf is in.


Hopes to Tiwary, 1 run, angled in on the pads, Tiwary taps a single to the leg side.


Hopes to Pathan, 1 run, back of length outside off, played into the off side. Slow start from Yusuf.

Kolkata Knight Riders 97/3   JR Hopes 3-0-15-1

Hopes to Tiwary, 1 wide, Hopes slips an offcutter down the leg side. Wide called.


Hopes to Tiwary, 2 runs, offcutter ends up a yorker on the toes, and it is flicked backward of square for a couple. Tardy fielding makes it easy.


Hopes to Tiwary, 1 run, legcutter outside off, Hopes waits and dabs it backward of point for another single.


Hopes to ten Doeschate, 1 leg bye, fullish offcutter on middle and coming in, Tiwary plays all over it and it trickles into the off side.


Hopes to Tiwary, 1 run, full-pitched on the toes, worked with the angle through square leg for a single


Hopes to ten Doeschate, FOUR, This could be four, or run out. Rare scenes, RTD drags a short of length ball to deep square leg, where Nagar does well to dive and intercept, but he slides close to the boundary. He then picks up and hurls to the bowler's end as RTD looks to run a third. Hopes relays it to the keeper and RTD is miles short. But replays show Nagar did not stop the boundary cleanly.


Hopes to ten Doeschate, 1 run, works a single off the pads towards square leg. Kolkata need a big finish here.

Kolkata Knight Riders 128/5   JR Hopes 4-0-25-1





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