Indian Premier League - 42nd match

Deccan Chargers v Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders won by 20 runs

0.1

Christian to Morgan, 2 runs, run-out appeal, what a start, Morgan appeared to be struggling there, short of a good length outside off, cut it behind point, completed the first one easily, took a chance on the throw for the second, dived full length and Steyn returned an accurate throw, except it was a touch high. It gave Morgan that extra moment to just drag it in with the dive, he's safe, eventful start

0.2

Christian to Morgan, 1 wide, down the leg side, lands on a good length outside leg, tries to tickle it fine, misses, given a wide

0.2

Christian to Morgan, SIX, massive, length ball on the off stump and Morgan cashes in, takes a couple of steps down the track and deposits it over the long-on boundary, nice clean strike

0.3

Christian to Morgan, no run, held it back a hint did Christian, lands on a good length, steps forward and defends it soundly into the off side

0.4

Christian to Morgan, 1 wide, short and wide, too wide, Morgan thinks of chasing it but gives it up at the last moment, called a wide

0.4

Christian to Morgan, no run, leaving the left hander there, short of a good length and nips away, Morgan shoulders arms this time

0.5

Christian to Morgan, 1 run, slightly short outside off, runs it down towards third man for a single

0.6

Christian to Kallis, no run, slightly short on the off, rocks on the back foot and drops it in front of point

Kolkata Knight Riders 11/0   DT Christian 1-0-11-0

5.1

Christian to Morgan, 1 wide, resumes with a wide, saw Morgan charging out and slipped it well wide outside off

5.1

Christian to Morgan, no run, will feel he missed out there will Morgan, short and wide and tried to clear point, missed

5.2

Christian to Morgan, no run, slower one this time, the offcutter, Morgan is a little late on his attempted cut there, picks it but doesn't play it in time

5.3

Christian to Morgan, no run, much improved over from Christian, lands full on the off, pushed away towards extra cover

5.4

Christian to Morgan, OUT, bowled'im! Got him with the slower one, targeting leg stump this time and was the slower offcutter, Morgan had made his mind up, came down the track and tried to launch him over long-on much like he had done earlier in the innings, but this was a slower delivery and he was through with the shot a touch too early, missed and the leg stump is out of the ground

EJG Morgan b Christian 14 (15b 0x4 1x6) SR: 93.33

5.5

Christian to Gambhir, FOUR, Gambhir begins confidently too, was the slower one again, landed on a length outside off, he just chipped it over extra cover for a boundary

5.6

Christian to Gambhir, 1 run, shortish outside off, run down to third man for a single

Kolkata Knight Riders 41/1   DT Christian 2-0-17-1

8.1

Christian to Kallis, 1 run, angling it towards middle, gets across and turns it wide of midwicket for a single

8.2

Christian to Gambhir, SIX, smashed! Short and he seizes the length early, stays in his crease and pulls it away fiercely over the midwicket boundary

8.3

Christian to Gambhir, no run, dropped, but a difficult one, short and wide and got a thick edge as he went for the cut, Sanga couldn't hold on

8.4

Christian to Gambhir, 1 run, similar delivery, just a little wider, cut down towards third man for a single

8.5

Christian to Kallis, 1 run, slower one bowled short outside off, run down to third man for a single

8.6

Christian to Gambhir, 1 run, slower one bowled short outside off, opens the face at the last moment to take a single to third man

Kolkata Knight Riders 64/1   DT Christian 3-0-27-1

17.1

Christian to Tiwary, 1 no ball, ooh, beamer, struck on the shoulder, Christian immediately apologised, called a no-ball for height

17.1

Christian to Tiwary, 1 leg bye, slower one bowled outside leg just as he saw the batsman making room, tries to tickle it fine, steals a leg bye in the end

17.2

Christian to Pathan, 1 run, good length outside off, caresses it through the covers for a single

17.3

Christian to Tiwary, SIX, massive! Slower one bowled short outside off and Manoj Tiwary cashes in, stays his ground and clobbers it miles into the stands behind deep midwicket

17.4

Christian to Tiwary, 1 run, pushes it fuller attempting the yorker, driven down towards long-on for a single

17.5

Christian to Pathan, 2 runs, length ball outside off, tries to cream that through the covers, gets an inside edge past the keeper for a couple more

17.6

Christian to Pathan, 1 run, low full toss on the off, drilled towards long-off, keeps the strike

Kolkata Knight Riders 148/3   DT Christian 4-0-39-1
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Photos

May 3, 2011

Jacques Kallis sent Shikhar Dhawan back for 54, Deccan Chargers v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2011, Hyderabad, May 3, 2011

Jacques Kallis sent Shikhar Dhawan back for 54

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May 3, 2011

Shikhar Dhawan hits down the ground during his 41-ball fifty, Deccan Chargers v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2011, Hyderabad, May 3, 2011

Shikhar Dhawan hits down the ground during his 41-ball fifty

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