Indian Premier League - 50th match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kochi Tuskers Kerala

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 9 wickets (with 41 balls remaining)

0.1

Khan to Klinger, 1 run, full, angled across him, pushed wide of mid-off

0.3

Khan to Klinger, no run, pulls the length back a bit, played straight to point

0.4

Khan to Klinger, no run, stays in the similar zone outside off, just short of driving length, pushed to cover

0.5

Khan to Klinger, FOUR, Klinger forces the issue here, makes an early forward movement, converts it into driving length, and lofts it straight over Zaheer's head

0.6

Khan to Klinger, 1 run, on the pads this time, and he helps it away for an easy single

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 7/0   M Klinger 6* (5b 1x4)

1.1

Aravind to Klinger, no run, full outside off, slight movement away with the angle, left alone

1.2

Aravind to Klinger, no run, back of a length, decent bounce into the chest, defended

1.3

Aravind to Klinger, 1 run, charges at him, this goes off the inside half of the bat towards deep square leg

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 8/0   M Klinger 7* (8b 1x4)

2.1

Khan to Klinger, 1 run, straight, worked around the corner for one

2.4

Khan to Klinger, FOUR, loose ball, and accepted with gratitude by Klinger. Full on the pads with short fine leg up. Four runs

2.5

Khan to Klinger, no run, pulls the length back a bit, more towards middle than leg, defended

2.6

Khan to Klinger, 1 run, McCullum is electirc in stealing this single as Klinger just drops this towards point, and McCullum calls him through and makes it to the danger end

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 21/0   M Klinger 13* (12b 2x4)

3.1

Aravind to Klinger, FOUR, craftily done, this was back of a length, cramping him up a bit, and he glances it wide of short fine leg

3.2

Aravind to Klinger, 1 run, another delivery too straight, could have been four past short fine again, but the extra bounce means he is hit on the thigh pad. They take a leg-bye

3.5

Aravind to Klinger, 2 runs, well played and well fielded, Klinger runs this down fine, Vettori - bad knee and all - makes a diving save at short third man, but he knocks it a touch too far and concedes the second

3.6

Aravind to Klinger, no run, angled across him, pushed to short cover

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 29/0   M Klinger 20* (16b 3x4)

4.6

Gayle to Klinger, no run, quick, into the pads, defended

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 41/0   M Klinger 20* (17b 3x4)

5.5

Vettori to Klinger, 1 run, worked off the pads again, gets another single

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 45/1   M Klinger 21* (18b 3x4)

6.1

Mithun to Klinger, 1 run, back of a length outside off, runs this down to third man

6.4

Mithun to Klinger, no run, cut away, Dilshan makes a diving save at point

6.5

Mithun to Klinger, 1 run, dropped to square leg for a single

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 57/1   M Klinger 23* (21b 3x4)

7.5

Vettori to Klinger, no run, shimmies down the track, Vettori tosses it up higher, Klinger defends it back

7.6

Vettori to Klinger, 1 run, flat, cut away to short third man for a single

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 64/1   M Klinger 24* (23b 3x4)

8.1

Gayle to Klinger, no run, comes down the track, hits to the left of straight midwicket, where Dilshan makes a diving save

8.2

Gayle to Klinger, OUT, yorked him, bowled him! Gayle is loving this. Klinger looks to charge at him, Gayle bowls this right on the crease, and takes the middle stump out. And what an ever-lasting smile Gayle has on his face. And his team-mates are enjoying this too. Although he doesn't dance this time

M Klinger b Gayle 24 (37m 25b 3x4 0x6) SR: 96.00

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 64/2   M Klinger 24 (25b 3x4)
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Photos

May 8, 2011

Chris Gayle is about to loft down the ground, Bangalore v Kochi, IPL 2011, Bangalore, May 8, 2011

Chris Gayle is about to loft down the ground

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May 8, 2011

Tillakaratne Dilshan goes hard through point, Bangalore v Kochi, IPL 2011, Bangalore, May 8, 2011

Tillakaratne Dilshan goes hard through point

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