Indian Premier League - 61st match

Kochi Tuskers Kerala v Rajasthan Royals

Kochi Tuskers Kerala won by 8 wickets (with 76 balls remaining)

5.3

Sreesanth to Menaria, no run, back of a length on the off, rocks back to knock it down

5.4

Sreesanth to Menaria, no run, nipped back in, goodish length and Menaria, who has it well covered, tries to play it into the off but gets a thick inside edge towards midwicket

5.5

Sreesanth to Menaria, no run, pitched up outside off, tries to caress it through cover, there was enough width to do it but mistimed it

5.6

Sreesanth to Menaria, SIX, lands in the stands, short of a good length and he launches into that one, width again and he stands tall to smash it over the extra cover boundary

Rajasthan Royals 32/3   AL Menaria 6* (4b 1x6)

6.2

Parameswaran to Menaria, no run, back of a length outside off, chopped behind point, Watson wants a single but is rightly sent back, Jadeja misses on the direct hit

6.3

Parameswaran to Menaria, no run, shortish on the off, rocks back and knocks it towards cover

6.4

Parameswaran to Menaria, 1 wide, back of a length, an attempted bouncer, called a wide for height

6.4

Parameswaran to Menaria, no run, short of a good length, pokes at that one, attempting to run it down to third man, misses

6.5

Parameswaran to Menaria, no run, shortish outside off, chops it down to point, a mistimed cut that

6.6

Parameswaran to Menaria, FOUR, slower one, rocks back to pull it over midwicket, a desperate attempt in the deep but he fails to drag that in

Rajasthan Royals 38/3   AL Menaria 10* (9b 1x4 1x6)

8.1

Parameswaran to Menaria, FOUR, the fun continues, short and wide, there to be hit and Menaria cashes in, slashing him over point

8.2

Parameswaran to Menaria, 1 run, drops it down in front of point for a quick single

8.4

Parameswaran to Menaria, 1 run, shortish on middle, punched off the back foot wide of midwicket for a quick single

Rajasthan Royals 63/3   AL Menaria 16* (12b 2x4 1x6)

9.5

Hodge to Menaria, 1 run, shortish on the off, punches it hard to extra cover, there's a fumble and they decide to steal a single, Ravindra Jadeja picks it up from point and aims hard at the non-striker's end, misses, that's a missed run-out

Rajasthan Royals 69/5   AL Menaria 17* (13b 2x4 1x6)

10.1

Gnaneswara Rao to Menaria, no run, swing, swung in towards leg stump, tries to work it square, was struck on the pads

10.2

Gnaneswara Rao to Menaria, FOUR, timed it well, slower one bowled short on middle, punched hard past midwicket, plenty of legs on that to beat the fielder in the deep

10.3

Gnaneswara Rao to Menaria, 2 runs, two more, pushing it on a length on middle and leg, clipped away past square leg into the deep, Owais slides to keep them to a couple

10.4

Gnaneswara Rao to Menaria, no run, slower one bowled short outside off, cut straight to point

10.5

Gnaneswara Rao to Menaria, 1 run, a bit more pace on that one, targeting middle and off, drags it down to deep square leg

Rajasthan Royals 76/5   AL Menaria 24* (18b 3x4 1x6)

11.1

Hodge to Menaria, 1 run, floating it outside off from round the wicket, guided towards short third man

11.6

Hodge to Menaria, 2 runs, nicely timed again by Menaria, driven elegantly wide of Owais Shah at long-off for a brace

Rajasthan Royals 80/6   AL Menaria 27* (20b 3x4 1x6)

12.6

Parameswaran to Menaria, no run, short of a good length outside off, chopped straight to point

Rajasthan Royals 81/6   AL Menaria 27* (21b 3x4 1x6)

13.5

Hodge to Menaria, OUT, run-out, Rajasthan in disarray, guided to short third man, Chavan wanted a single and kept running through even as Menaria turned back, it's a wayward throw to the bowler's end and Hodge collects it yards away from the stumps, recovers well to take off the bails and catch him well short

AA Chavan run out 1 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

13.6

Hodge to Menaria, no run, flighted outside off, driven straight to extra cover

Rajasthan Royals 82/8   AL Menaria 27* (23b 3x4 1x6)

14.2

Jadeja to Menaria, 1 wide, fires in a wide well outside off, called by the umpire

14.2

Jadeja to Menaria, 1 run, full toss on middle and leg, punched past midwicket for a single

14.5

Jadeja to Menaria, no run, quicker ball and Menaria couldn't pick it, too late to play it and by the time he attempts a shot it's gone past him

14.6

Jadeja to Menaria, 1 run, worked away through square leg to keep strike

Rajasthan Royals 87/8   AL Menaria 29* (26b 3x4 1x6)

15.1

Hodge to Menaria, 2 runs, short ball outside off and it's swatted hard past the diving extra cover in the deep for a couple of runs

15.2

Hodge to Menaria, OUT, Rajasthan are throwing it away, four for Hodge, tossed up on middle, Menaria made plenty of room to loft it over long-off, got plenty of elevation and it landed safely in the palms of Owais Shah waiting there for exactly that

AL Menaria c Shah b Hodge 31 (28b 3x4 1x6) SR: 110.71

Rajasthan Royals 89/9   AL Menaria 31 (28b 3x4 1x6)
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May 15, 2011

Parthiv Patel opens the face, Kochi Tuskers Kerala v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2011, Indore, May 15, 2011

Parthiv Patel opens the face

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May 15, 2011

Brendon McCullum is bowled by Nayan Doshi, Kochi Tuskers Kerala v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2011, Indore, May 15, 2011

Brendon McCullum is bowled by Nayan Doshi

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