Indian Premier League, 44th match: Pune Warriors v Mumbai Indians at Mumbai, May 4, 2011
Mumbai Indians won by 21 runs
4 May 2011 - night match (20-over match)

Sharma to Pollard, no run, just outside off, taps to Taylor at short third man


Sharma to Pollard, no run, stays back to gently push this to point region


Sharma to Pollard, no run, oh lovely legbreak! He might not turn em big but gets it to do just about enough. It lands on the middle and off line and breaks away quickly and Pollard is comprehensively beaten. They go upstairs for the stumping Pollard just about got his back foot back to the ground

Mumbai Indians 97/4   KA Pollard 0* (3b)

Thomas to Pollard, 1 run, leans forward to tap this to the off side for a single

Mumbai Indians 107/4   KA Pollard 1* (4b)

Sharma to Pollard, 1 run, leans forward to defend a length delivery to the off side and rotates the strike over to Suman


Sharma to Pollard, no run, from wide of the crease, short of length skidder, Pollard mistimes the pull to midwicket


Sharma to Pollard, no run, supah! lovely quickish skidding leg break ala Afridi. Pollard is late on the cut and Robin collects and screams. Perhaps he got excited that he took it


Sharma to Pollard, no run, leans forward to defend this to the on side

Mumbai Indians 114/5   KA Pollard 2* (8b)

Taylor to Pollard, SIX, Bang! Pollard garu clears the front foot and smashes the full delivery over long-off.


Taylor to Pollard, 1 run, slips in the slower one, forced down to sweeper cover


Taylor to Pollard, 1 run, drags this past square-leg to retain the strike

Mumbai Indians 125/6   KA Pollard 10* (11b 1x6)

Thomas to Pollard, 1 wide, full and wide, swing and a miss.


Thomas to Pollard, FOUR, Crash wallop. He clears the front foot and whacks this full delivery past the umpire. He almost decapitates Dharmasena


Thomas to Pollard, 1 wide, the bouncer arrives and it flies over Pollard, who was moving outside leg stump. It went right over him; can't be a leg-side wide. Was it for the height? It wasn't too high as well.


Thomas to Pollard, SIX, Pullhardddd! The big man is laying into Pune. Again, he moves outside leg, Thomas fires it full and Pollard crash-lands it over long-on


Thomas to Pollard, (no ball) 1 run, the slower bouncer outside off and Pollard waits. And waits. And then he drags it from outside off to wide midwicket. No ball called for the second bouncer of the over. It was about throat high. Not over his head.


Thomas to Pollard, FOUR, Rubbish delivery. Overpitched delivery and Pollard blasts this to the long-off boundary. Just a short distance to the right of the fielder but he had no chance.


Thomas to Pollard, 1 run, low full toss this time, drilled to long-on

Mumbai Indians 144/6   KA Pollard 26* (16b 2x4 2x6)

Taylor to Pollard, 2 runs, slower one outside off, lifted to long-off for a single. Taylor doesn't collect the throw from Jhunjhunwala and Pollard will get back on strike.


Taylor to Pollard, 4 byes, More fumbles. This time from Robin, who was rock solid so far. Pollard didn't connect with the yorker length delivery and it bounced just before Robin who fails to collect it


Taylor to Pollard, 1 leg bye, goes for the slower bouncer this time and Pollard is too early into the pull shot. The ball bounds off the body to the leg side


Taylor to Pollard, no run, A fine bouncer outside off, Pollard has a crack at it but can only bottom-edge it and the ball rolls to the keeper.


Taylor to Pollard, OUT, gets outside leg and goes for a slog to the on side but ends up slicing it to Yuvraj at covers. Very fine over from Jerome.

KA Pollard c Yuvraj Singh b Taylor 28 (21b 2x4 2x6) SR: 133.33

Mumbai Indians 160/7   KA Pollard 28 (21b 2x4 2x6)





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