Indian Premier League, 45th match: Kochi Tuskers Kerala v Kolkata Knight Riders at Kochi, May 5, 2011
Kochi Tuskers Kerala won by 17 runs
5 May 2011 - day/night match (20-over match)

Bhatia to Hodge, 1 run, short of a good length on middle, punched down the ground to long-on for a single

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 98/4   BJ Hodge 1* (1b)

Pathan to Hodge, 1 run, on middle and leg, worked away into the leg side for a single


Pathan to Hodge, no run


Pathan to Hodge, 1 run, slightly short on middle, they're saving the big hits for a short while later, a single to square leg

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 101/4   BJ Hodge 3* (4b)

Bhatia to Hodge, 1 run, slower one bowled full on the off, pushed towards wide long-on for one more


Bhatia to Hodge, 1 run, driven wide of midwicket for a single to keep strike

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 114/4   BJ Hodge 5* (6b)

Lee to Hodge, FOUR, poor ball, juicy delivery on the pads and Hodge doesn't waste it, glancing it down to the fine leg boundary


Lee to Hodge, 2 runs, driven back firmly but Lee gets a hand to it, rolls down in front of long-off and by the time the fielder gets to it, they've come back for the second


Lee to Hodge, 1 leg bye, short ball and he's struck on the ribs, Mahela calls for the single and Hodge responds, obstructing Lee's vision by running in front of the stumps and making it comfortably


Lee to Hodge, no run, short outside off, tries to upper cut that but it's too quick and beats the bat


Lee to Hodge, 1 no ball, called a no-ball since it was the second bouncer of the over, went for the upper cut again did Hodge and missed


Lee to Hodge, 2 runs, brilliant fielding by Morgan in the deep, pitched up outside off, made room and crunched it through the off side past extra cover, Morgan ran several paces to his right, dived and hauled it back in to keep them down to just two

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 125/4   BJ Hodge 13* (12b 1x4)

Kallis to Hodge, no run, low full toss again and Hodge tries to swing that into the leg side, can't connect


Kallis to Hodge, 1 run, OUT, run-out, pitched up and Hodge strikes it clean over the bowler's head but there is protection, long-off runs across, picks it up and returns a good throw to the non-striker's end as Mahela runs back for the second, Kallis collects and takes down the stumps to find him short despite the dive. It seemed as though it was his forearm that made contact with the stumps but he had the ball in his hand, so that's fine.

DPMD Jayawardene run out 55 (41b 2x4 2x6) SR: 134.14

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 134/5   BJ Hodge 14* (14b 1x4)

Lee to Hodge, SIX, Hodge sends that into the stands, short ball on middle and he is into position early and pulls it ferociously into the crowd, plenty of venom in that shot


Lee to Hodge, FOUR, pitched up and Hodge cashes in, moves away and drives him over extra cover for a one bounce four, landed just inside the ropes


Lee to Hodge, SIX, The length ball again and Hodge is enjoying himself, in the slot on middle, he makes a bit of room and swings it away, another monstrous strike into the stands


Lee to Hodge, FOUR, Punishment! Lee can't get the yorker, instead it's another pitched up delivery outside of fand Hodge isn't going to spare it, makes room and carts it over the covers for four more


Lee to Hodge, 1 run, finally gets it right, Hodge can only dig it out into the leg side past midwicket for a single

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 156/5   BJ Hodge 35* (19b 3x4 2x6)





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