Indian Premier League - 37th match

Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab

Kolkata Knight Riders won by 8 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)

0.1

Lee to Gilchrist, no run, Lee starts with a length ball on off, pushed towards extra cover

0.2

Lee to Gilchrist, no run, a 139.4kmh ball follows, again tight around off, eased towards mid-off this time

0.3

Lee to Gilchrist, no run, 142.6 this time, slightly shorter, slapped towards covers, 'No, no' calls Gilchrist after playing that

0.4

Lee to Gilchrist, 1 run, First run for Punjab and Gilchrist, tapped off the backfoot towards mid-off and races through for the single

0.6

Lee to Gilchrist, 1 run, on legstump to end the over, guided towards backward square leg by Gilchrist, good start from Lee

Kings XI Punjab 3/0   AC Gilchrist 2* (5b)

1.1

Balaji to Gilchrist, FOUR, his first ball is a bit wide, that's enough for Gilchrist, who has been great on the cut through his career, slashes this one past point for four

1.2

Balaji to Gilchrist, no run, superb slower on from Balaji, 112kmh, Gilchrist was shaping for the pull seeing the ball pitched short, took an eternity to reach the batsman, who opts against the stroke

1.3

Balaji to Gilchrist, no run, closer to off than the first ball of the over, Gilchrist looked to scythe that through point again, he misses

1.4

Balaji to Gilchrist, no run, length ball, swings in towards middle and leg, squeezed towards extra cover

1.5

Balaji to Gilchrist, 1 run, well outside off from Balaji, Gilchrist doesn't try to power this one, just glides it towards fine leg

Kings XI Punjab 8/0   AC Gilchrist 7* (10b 1x4)

2.1

Lee to Gilchrist, SIX, a classic Gilchrist shot to bring up the first six of the match, a length ball just outside off, slammed over long-on by Gilchrist

2.2

Lee to Gilchrist, no run, cranking up the pace now Lee, 147kmh, pitches it up, Gilchrist plays that from the crease, screams 'NO' after pushing it towards extra cover

2.3

Lee to Gilchrist, FOUR, pitching on middle and slanting towards leg, a hit-me ball, whacked by Gilchrist to the midwicket boundary

2.4

Lee to Gilchrist, 1 wide, bangs in the bouncer, but is down the leg side

2.4

Lee to Gilchrist, 1 run, short once more, sits up for Gilchrist, who is content to help it along to deep backward square leg

Kings XI Punjab 22/0   AC Gilchrist 18* (14b 2x4 1x6)

3.1

Iqbal Abdulla to Gilchrist, no run, fullish and outside off, defended to the leg side off the back foot

3.2

Iqbal Abdulla to Gilchrist, no run, on the pads this time, Gilchrist taps this one towards square leg

3.3

Iqbal Abdulla to Gilchrist, FOUR, shortish from Abdulla, on middle and leg, Gilchrist moves across and swipes that over short fine for four, superb shot from Gilly

3.4

Iqbal Abdulla to Gilchrist, 1 run, length ball outside off, off the bat and on to the pads as Gilchrist defends

Kings XI Punjab 27/0   AC Gilchrist 23* (18b 3x4 1x6)

4.1

Pathan to Gilchrist, 1 run, shortish ball outside off, pulled towards deep midwicket by Gilchrist

4.5

Pathan to Gilchrist, 2 wides, down the leg side, keeper can't collect

Kings XI Punjab 35/1   AC Gilchrist 24* (19b 3x4 1x6)

5.1

Iqbal Abdulla to Gilchrist, no run, Abdulla appeals for a lbw after the ball pitches on middle and off and turns sharply in, that hit high on the pad and was going down

5.2

Iqbal Abdulla to Gilchrist, 1 run, finding it tough to play the spinners, Gilchrist hits this uppishly to the left of the bowler

Kings XI Punjab 36/1   AC Gilchrist 25* (21b 3x4 1x6)

6.4

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run, length ball outside off, punched towards ten Doeschate at point, smartly fielded

6.5

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run, oh dear, plenty more mails will come in for Shakib's inclusion after this ball, flighted and slants in as Yusuf bowls from round the wicket, takes off from a length and turns sharply away as well, Gilchrist can't get bat on that

6.6

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run, outside off and gilchrist lets it go, hits the keeper's pads, but Kolkata still appeal for an lbw

Kings XI Punjab 41/2   AC Gilchrist 25* (24b 3x4 1x6)

7.2

Iqbal Abdulla to Gilchrist, no run, overpitched and outside off , blocked by Gilchrist from the crease

7.3

Iqbal Abdulla to Gilchrist, 1 run, this time Gilchrist goes for it, doesn't quite time it, it reaches long-on on the bounce

7.5

Iqbal Abdulla to Gilchrist, OUT, bowled him, Abdulla is elated and sets off a celebratory run, not exactly his greatest delivery but he doesn't care, it was a slightly short ball, Gilchrist shaped to mow that to the leg side, but it skids on and he misses the ball and is nutmegged, through his leg and on to the stumps, Dav Whatmore pumps his fists in the dug out

AC Gilchrist b Iqbal Abdulla 26 (27b 3x4 1x6) SR: 96.29

Kings XI Punjab 44/3   AC Gilchrist 26 (27b 3x4 1x6)
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Photos

Apr 30, 2011

Gautam Gambhir plays a slog-sweep, Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2011, Kolkata, April 30, 2011

Gautam Gambhir plays a slog-sweep

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Apr 30, 2011

Ryan Harris is congratulated on catching Eoin Morgan, Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2011, Kolkata, April 30, 2011

Ryan Harris is congratulated on catching Eoin Morgan

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