Indian Premier League - 50th match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kochi Tuskers Kerala

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

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

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 6/0   M Klinger 5* (4b 1x4)   Z Khan 0.5-0-6-0

1.5

Aravind to McCullum, FOUR, Baz has arrived to the ground where he scored 158 three years ago. Dances down the track and lofts this length ball over mid-off. Bring it on BMac

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 12/0   BB McCullum 5* (3b 1x4)   S Aravind 0.5-0-5-0

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

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 20/0   M Klinger 12* (10b 2x4)   Z Khan 1.4-0-15-0

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

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 25/0   M Klinger 17* (13b 3x4)   S Aravind 1.1-0-9-0

4.2

Gayle to McCullum, FOUR, well played again, charged at him, made room too, took this on the full, and drove it past point

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 33/0   BB McCullum 13* (10b 2x4)   CH Gayle 0.2-0-4-0

4.4

Gayle to McCullum, FOUR, another four, does well to recover after an early charge. This becomes a highish full toss, but he chips it over Gayle's head

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 37/0   BB McCullum 17* (12b 3x4)   CH Gayle 0.4-0-8-0

5.6

Vettori to Patel, FOUR, nicely played, very quick footwork. Patel presses forward, sees this is a bit short, and quickly transfers the weight back to cut this for four

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 49/1   PA Patel 5* (2b 1x4)   DL Vettori 1-0-8-1

6.2

Mithun to Patel, FOUR, short down the leg side, Patel gets enough bat on this to send it wide of the keeper

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 55/1   PA Patel 9* (4b 2x4)   A Mithun 0.2-0-6-0

7.2

Vettori to Patel, FOUR, another whip, lovely turn of the wrists, beats short fine leg, and Zaheer Khan - perhaps aware of the perils of the Bangalore outfield - doesn't put in the dive

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 62/1   PA Patel 15* (8b 3x4)   DL Vettori 1.2-0-12-1

12.4

Gayle to Jadeja, FOUR, cut away after making room, Kochi need more of this

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 87/4   RA Jadeja 7* (5b 1x4)   CH Gayle 3.4-0-25-1

14.2

Dilshan to Jadeja, FOUR, nicely pulled away by Jadeja towards deep midwicket. Kohli makes a big dive running from long-on, but cannot prevent the boundary

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 96/5   RA Jadeja 14* (10b 2x4)   TM Dilshan 0.2-0-7-0

15.3

Vettori to Gomez, FOUR, and bowls quick and flat too, a semi-edge-semi-late-cut goes for four just as fast

Kochi Tuskers Kerala 102/5   RV Gomez 4* (8b 1x4)   DL Vettori 3.3-0-23-2
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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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