Indian Premier League - 41st match

Delhi Daredevils v Kochi Tuskers Kerala

Kochi Tuskers Kerala won by 7 wickets (with 30 balls remaining)

15.2

Jadeja to Birt, 1 run, just outside off stump, cut away to deep backward point

15.5

Jadeja to Birt, 2 runs, works this through square-leg for couple of runs

15.6

Jadeja to Birt, 1 run, very full and Birt inside edges it to short fine-leg region

Delhi Daredevils 108/4   TR Birt 4* (3b)

16.1

Sreesanth to Birt, FOUR, Lash! overpitched well outside off and Birt square drives it to the point boundary.

16.2

Sreesanth to Birt, 1 run, Overpitches this one as well, driven to sweeper cover

16.4

Sreesanth to Birt, 1 run, overpitching continues, the square driving too continues and sweeper cover cuts off the ball again

16.6

Sreesanth to Birt, no run, very full outside off and Birt tries to squeeze it out behind square on the off side but makes no contact

Delhi Daredevils 116/4   TR Birt 10* (7b 1x4)

17.2

Parameswaran to Birt, no run, bangs it short of length and Birt edges it to his pad

17.3

Parameswaran to Birt, FOUR, short and just down the leg side and Birt laps it around the corner to fine-leg boundary

17.4

Parameswaran to Birt, 1 run, full delivery outside off stump and Birt edges the intended big off drive to third man

17.6

Parameswaran to Birt, FOUR, Birt moves outside leg, Param bangs it in short around off and Birt reaches out to carve it up and over point boundary

Delhi Daredevils 126/5   TR Birt 19* (11b 3x4)

18.3

Vinay Kumar to Birt, FOUR, He went down on his knee and initially looked to paddle swat it. Vinay banged it short just outside off and Birt adjusted quickly, changed his mind, and put up the bat like a periscope and steered the ball up and over to the third man boundary! Wicked fun!

18.4

Vinay Kumar to Birt, no run, yorker length outside off and Birt can't make contact

18.5

Vinay Kumar to Birt, FOUR, Crash! Birt pulls a short delivery from outside off to the midwicket boundary.

18.6

Vinay Kumar to Birt, OUT, Parthiv goes flying! Fullish delivery outside off , Birt edges the intended cover drive and Parthv dives smartly to his left to take it with both hands.

TR Birt c †Patel b Vinay Kumar 27 (15b 5x4 0x6) SR: 180.00

Delhi Daredevils 135/6   TR Birt 27 (15b 5x4)
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Photos

May 2, 2011

Parthiv Patel nudges through the leg side, Delhi Daredevils v Kochi Tuskers Kerala, IPL 2011, Delhi, May 2, 2011

Parthiv Patel nudges through the leg side

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May 2, 2011

Michael Klinger glances through the leg side, Delhi Daredevils v Kochi Tuskers Kerala, IPL 2011, Delhi, May 2, 2011

Michael Klinger glances through the leg side

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