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)
1.1

Unadkat to Klinger, 1 run, short of a good length on middle and leg, Klinger fends it away into the leg side for a single

1.3

Unadkat to Klinger, 3 runs, dropped, very difficult chance, Klinger didn't pick the slower one, was fullish on middle and he was targeting square leg, got a leading edge towards mid-on where Gambhir, running back, couldn't latch on despite the dive. Extremely difficult, they pick three in the meantime

1.6

Unadkat to Klinger, no run, shortish on middle, a little more pacy, fends it down into the leg side

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 7/1   M Klinger 4* (3b)
2.4

Lee to Klinger, 1 run, angling it towards middle and leg, gets across and works it past square leg for a single

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 17/1   M Klinger 5* (4b)
3.1

Unadkat to Klinger, no run, pitched up and it's driven firmly along the ground towards mid-off, well struck but couldn't beat the fielder

3.2

Unadkat to Klinger, 1 run, edged and flies away towards third man, good length outside off and he tries to smash it through the line, drops short of the fielder, just the single

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 18/1   M Klinger 6* (6b)
4.4

Iqbal Abdulla to Klinger, 1 run, flighted on middle, Klinger drives it wristily past midwicket for a single

4.6

Iqbal Abdulla to Klinger, no run, keeps it flat, Klinger comes down the track to that straight ball and defends it into the leg side

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 30/1   M Klinger 7* (8b)
5.3

Unadkat to Klinger, FOUR, Klinger's fortunate here, short and he goes for the pull, targeting square leg, but it rises more than he expects, gets a top edge over the keeper and to the boundary

5.4

Unadkat to Klinger, 1 run, short on the off again, knocks it down into the off side for a single

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 35/2   M Klinger 12* (10b 1x4)
6.1

Kallis to Klinger, 1 run, short of a good length on middle, turned off the back foot behind square for a single

6.4

Kallis to Klinger, no run, accurate stuff, on and around off stump, gets on the back foot does Klinger and defends it into the off side

6.5

Kallis to Klinger, no run, slightly short on the off, Klinger gets back and pushes it past the bowler into the leg side

6.6

Kallis to Klinger, 1 run, a hint of movement away after pitching, Klinger calmly runs it down to third man for a single

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 38/2   M Klinger 14* (14b 1x4)
7.1

Ladda to Klinger, (no ball) 1 run, starts with a no-ball, pushed full, driven down to long-on for a single

7.4

Ladda to Klinger, 1 run, lands full on the off, drilled down the ground towards long-on for a single

7.6

Ladda to Klinger, no run, slightly short on the off, turning away just a hint, defended towards point from the crease

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 51/2   M Klinger 16* (17b 1x4)
8.2

Kallis to Klinger, FOUR, edged and four, landed on a length and Klinger was looking to smack it through the line over the bowler's head, instead he got an outside edge to the third-man boundary

8.3

Kallis to Klinger, 1 run, appeal for run-out, dropped into the off side, Klinger calls initially and then decides to send back Mahela, Kallis collects and aims accurately to throw down the stumps at the non-striker's end but Mahela's slide has saved him. They sneak a single thanks to the ricochet

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 57/2   M Klinger 21* (19b 2x4)
9.2

Iqbal Abdulla to Klinger, FOUR, flighted outside off, Klinger finds the gap, makes a bit of room and drives it uppishly between long-off and deep cover for a boundary

9.3

Iqbal Abdulla to Klinger, no run, pitched up on middle and leg, worked away towards midwicket

9.4

Iqbal Abdulla to Klinger, 1 run, pushed down the ground past the diving Abdulla for a single

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 66/2   M Klinger 26* (22b 3x4)
10.3

Bhatia to Klinger, 1 run, slower one bowled short outside off, cuts it wide of point for a quick single

10.5

Bhatia to Klinger, 1 run, a bit more pace on that one and a hint of away movement, closed the face a little too early did Klinger, got a leading edge that landed wide of point

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 73/2   M Klinger 28* (24b 3x4)
11.3

Pathan to Klinger, 1 run, Klinger comes down and whips that towards deep square leg for a single to raise the 50-stand

11.5

Pathan to Klinger, OUT, Klinger holes out, Abdulla's right at the edge of the ropes at deep midwicket, it's tossed up and Klinger accepted the invitation, came down the track and launch it high and handsome but couldn't clear the ropes as Abdulla judged it to perfection and kept his balance to take it inches inside the boundary

M Klinger c Iqbal Abdulla b Pathan 29 (26b 3x4 0x6) SR: 111.53

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 81/3   M Klinger 29 (26b 3x4)
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