Indian Premier League, 51st match: Kings XI Punjab v Pune Warriors at Mohali, May 8, 2011
Pune Warriors won by 5 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
8 May 2011 - night match (20-over match)
0.4

Kumar to Valthaty, no run, shortish ball and on the leg side as well, Paul misses out an opportunity there. He edged the pull to his waist

0.5

Kumar to Valthaty, no run, fuller, again on the leg stump line and again, Paul misses out. He was late on the flick and the ball rolls off the pad

0.6

Kumar to Valthaty, FOUR, Blast! He likes the off side eh? This was full and just outside off and he creamed it through extra cover.

Kings XI Punjab 5/0   PC Valthaty 4* (3b 1x4)
1.2

Wagh to Valthaty, FOUR, Oh boy! he does love that off side. Bit of width on offer and slightly short as well, he rocked back to shove-slap it over extra cover

1.3

Wagh to Valthaty, FOUR, And again! He stays back to punch this short of length delivery through extra cover. This one went along the ground.

1.4

Wagh to Valthaty, no run, goes for a big expansive off drive but misses out. The full delivery tails past the edge.

1.5

Wagh to Valthaty, no run, spots the bouncer and gets down on his knees to sway away from the line.

1.6

Wagh to Valthaty, FOUR, Slam dunk! A length delivery well outside off and he reached out to crash it over covers.

Kings XI Punjab 18/0   PC Valthaty 16* (8b 4x4)
2.2

Parnell to Valthaty, no run, This one is on the middle stump and straightening- good line and length, Paul steps aside and let it fly over the middle stump line

2.3

Parnell to Valthaty, no run, on the middle again, tapped to the off side

2.4

Parnell to Valthaty, 2 runs, On the middle again, Paul stays on the leg stump line, opens the bat-face and steers it to wide third man

2.5

Parnell to Valthaty, no run, The ball lands just outside off and Paul gets excited. He drives hard but straight to mid-off

2.6

Parnell to Valthaty, 1 run, on the middle and leg and Paul gets his bat around that front pad and works the ball past square-leg for a single

Kings XI Punjab 22/0   PC Valthaty 19* (13b 4x4)
3.1

Sharma to Valthaty, 1 run, on the middle stump line, pushed out towards long-on for a single

3.4

Sharma to Valthaty, no run, fuller, on the middle, Paul leans forward to defend. There was an appeal just from the keeper. Thought it was a good appeal. Did it hit the pad first or it was the bat hitting the pad? The bowler didn't appeal

3.5

Sharma to Valthaty, 1 run, pushes this to covers for a quick single

Kings XI Punjab 25/0   PC Valthaty 21* (16b 4x4)
4.1

Parnell to Valthaty, 1 run, works this middle and leg line to mid-on for a single

4.5

Parnell to Valthaty, 1 run, Just about clears midwicket That middle line is cramping him up. This was short as well and he is late on the pull but manages to clear midwicket

Kings XI Punjab 28/1   PC Valthaty 23* (18b 4x4)
5.5

Wagh to Valthaty, no run, goes for the bouncer and Paul ducks

5.6

Wagh to Valthaty, no run, Shout for a catch by Robin Another short delivery and Paul is again late on the pull. The ball flies over the blade and uthappa appeals.

Kings XI Punjab 34/1   PC Valthaty 23* (20b 4x4)
6.3

Yuvraj Singh to Valthaty, 1 bye, How did Robin miss that?! It floated past the edge of the bat - Paul tried to waft it to the off- and Robin didnt move his gloves. It collided with his gloves and rolled to short fine

Kings XI Punjab 36/1   PC Valthaty 23* (21b 4x4)
7.4

Sharma to Valthaty, OUT, Rahul bhai has done it again! It skids from short of length outside off. Paul was tempted by the length and went for the cut. But the ball skid on him quickly and he could only slice it to backward point.

PC Valthaty c Kumar b Sharma 23 (22b 4x4 0x6) SR: 104.54

Kings XI Punjab 50/2   PC Valthaty 23 (22b 4x4)
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