Indian Premier League - 41st match

Delhi Daredevils v Kochi Tuskers Kerala

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

6.3

Singh to Venugopal Rao, no run, in the zone outside off, left alone

6.4

Singh to Venugopal Rao, FOUR, short in length outside off sutmp and Venu stands on his toes and punches it ever so sweetly through extra cover. Impressive hit.

6.5

Singh to Venugopal Rao, no run, gets forward to defend the good-length delivery back to the bowler

6.6

Singh to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, on the middle stump line, turned to midwicket

Delhi Daredevils 48/3   Y Venugopal Rao 5* (4b 1x4)

7.1

Parameswaran to Venugopal Rao, no run, angling away from the batsman, left alone

7.2

Parameswaran to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, drives this very full delivery to left of mid-on for a single

7.6

Parameswaran to Venugopal Rao, no run, full and outside off, the batsman goes hard into a forcing drive and ends up mistiming it to the off.

Delhi Daredevils 50/3   Y Venugopal Rao 6* (7b 1x4)

8.2

Vinay Kumar to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, gets forward to tuck it past square-leg for a single

8.5

Vinay Kumar to Venugopal Rao, no run

8.6

Vinay Kumar to Venugopal Rao, 2 runs, around the pads, clipped away for couple of runs

Delhi Daredevils 55/3   Y Venugopal Rao 9* (10b 1x4)

9.3

Gomez to Venugopal Rao, no run, full and outside off, Venu lunges across to try guide it past point but makes no contact

9.4

Gomez to Venugopal Rao, FOUR, Sweet! Similar delivery but this time Venu doesn't lunge; he leans across, opens the bat-face and steers it to right of backward point. All timing.

9.5

Gomez to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, opens the bat-face and runs this slower one to third man

Delhi Daredevils 61/3   Y Venugopal Rao 14* (13b 2x4)

10.2

Jadeja to Venugopal Rao, no run, on the leg stump line, turned to short fine-leg. Chance of a run out

10.3

Jadeja to Venugopal Rao, 1 wide, Stumping chance? Venu moves down the track and Jadeja's release goes awry and the ball ends up bouncing outside leg. Rao misses the pull and turns back in a hurry. But Patel didn't collect it cleanly. Even if he had , not sure whether he would have broken the stumps in time

10.3

Jadeja to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, quickish one, turned to backward square-leg

10.5

Jadeja to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, gets forward to drive this to long-on

Delhi Daredevils 68/3   Y Venugopal Rao 16* (16b 2x4)

11.1

Vinay Kumar to Venugopal Rao, no run, in the zone outside off, Venu goes for the cut but misses

11.2

Vinay Kumar to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, leans forward to tap this to covers for a single

11.5

Vinay Kumar to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, just outside off, run down to short third man region

Delhi Daredevils 75/3   Y Venugopal Rao 18* (19b 2x4)

12.3

Gomez to Venugopal Rao, no run, in the channel outside off, Venu tries to late cut it but misses out

12.4

Gomez to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, on the pads, turned through square leg for a single

12.6

Gomez to Venugopal Rao, FOUR, low full toss around off stump and Venu, as ever, concentrates on getting the timing and the placement right. No violence. He leaned forward and timed it to left of long-off

Delhi Daredevils 85/3   Y Venugopal Rao 23* (22b 3x4)

13.2

Singh to Venugopal Rao, FOUR, Edged through vacant slips! It was a length delivery outside off stump, the batsman frees his arms and the ball flies off the edge

13.3

Singh to Venugopal Rao, no run, in the zone outside off and it angles past the defensive push, and Parthiv collects

13.4

Singh to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, leans forward to nudge this length delivery to point

13.6

Singh to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, leans across to ping sweeper cover

Delhi Daredevils 93/3   Y Venugopal Rao 29* (26b 4x4)

14.1

Vinay Kumar to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, on a length, on the middle, turned to square-leg

14.3

Vinay Kumar to Venugopal Rao, no run, straightens in the corridor outside off and Venu is beaten, pushing inside the line

14.4

Vinay Kumar to Venugopal Rao, 1 wide, slips this wide down the leg side

14.4

Vinay Kumar to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, drifts to the pads and rolls away for a leg bye

14.6

Vinay Kumar to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, around the off stump line, steered through to deep backward point

Delhi Daredevils 98/4   Y Venugopal Rao 32* (30b 4x4)

15.1

Jadeja to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, gets forward to drive this to sweeper cover for a single

15.3

Jadeja to Venugopal Rao, FOUR, Venu bhai! Again that sense of timing. It was a very full delivery and it appeared for a moment that he was yorked there and didn't have much room to work with. But he adjusted, got the bat down in a hurry, opened the bat-face and steered it wide of short third man

15.4

Jadeja to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, leans forward to pus this to the on side

Delhi Daredevils 105/4   Y Venugopal Rao 38* (33b 5x4)

16.3

Sreesanth to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, gets forward to tap it to the off side for a single

16.5

Sreesanth to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, goes for a pull but ends up mistiming the ball to long-on

Delhi Daredevils 116/4   Y Venugopal Rao 40* (35b 5x4)

17.1

Parameswaran to Venugopal Rao, OUT, Another one done in by the short ball. Venu is late on the pull this time and the ball lobs off the top edge to midwicket.

Y Venugopal Rao c Singh b Parameswaran 40 (36b 5x4 0x6) SR: 111.11

Delhi Daredevils 116/5   Y Venugopal Rao 40 (36b 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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