Indian Premier League - 65th match

Pune Warriors v Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)

3.1

Iqbal Abdulla to Pandey, no run, as he's done many times this season, Abdulla produces a ripper than curls in, lands, and turns away like a fiend. How does he do it? Pandey feels for it and misses.

3.2

Iqbal Abdulla to Pandey, no run, tossed up, Pandey gets to the flight and plays it with the spin towards mid-off.

3.3

Iqbal Abdulla to Pandey, OUT, what joy to watch the classic left-arm deception work in the hit and giggle format! Abdulla has laid a trap with the first two balls, and Pandey walks into it. The first ball turned away a mile, the second one was tossed up and got Pandey reaching across to smother it. This time, Abdulla shortens the length and slips in the armer. Pandey had no clue, got half across and groped outside the line. The ball shot through and hit him in front of middle and leg. Plumb.

MK Pandey lbw b Iqbal Abdulla 16 (12b 3x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

3.4

Iqbal Abdulla to Ganguly, 1 run, turner first up, Ganguly quietly works it with the spin towards square leg.

3.5

Iqbal Abdulla to Ferguson, no run, back of a length on middle and breaking away, Ferguson gets away and works against the spin to the leg side.

3.6

Iqbal Abdulla to Ferguson, no run, top over. Finishes with a length ball speared onto the stumps, and Ferguson plays it back down the track.

Pune Warriors 18/2   Iqbal Abdulla 1-0-1-1

5.1

Iqbal Abdulla to Ganguly, 1 wide, wide down the leg side this time. Ganguly stays inside the line.

5.1

Iqbal Abdulla to Ganguly, no run, this one slides across Ganguly and holds its line, he reaches half out and defends.

5.2

Iqbal Abdulla to Ganguly, 1 run, Ganguly looks to paddle a straight ball, and got a bit of bat on it for a single behind square. Half an appeal, but it was bat first.

5.3

Iqbal Abdulla to Ferguson, 1 run, short of a length on the stumps, Ferguson works it away to midwicket for one more.

5.4

Iqbal Abdulla to Ganguly, no run, how close was that? Huge lbw appeal, not given. Another sweep attempted by Ganguly, this time he misses and it thuds into the pad in front of middle. Seemed to have landed close to leg or just outside.

5.5

Iqbal Abdulla to Ganguly, no run, big turn! Short ball, lands outside off and boomerangs in to Ganguly who fends it away in a hurry.

5.6

Iqbal Abdulla to Ganguly, 1 leg bye, this one is on the pads and turning down, Ganguly gets pad on it for a single to short fine leg.

Pune Warriors 29/2   Iqbal Abdulla 2-0-4-1

9.1

Iqbal Abdulla to Ganguly, no run, hmm, tight stuff on off stump, Ganguly dabs towards point and tires to pinch a single, but the keeper is alert.

9.2

Iqbal Abdulla to Ganguly, no run, and here's one that turns in so much from well wide of the crease, that it finishes closer to the stumps and is not called a wide.

9.3

Iqbal Abdulla to Ganguly, 1 run, he prances out this time, gets to the pitch of a flighted ball and looks to loft over the leg side. But he isn't the batsman he once was. Bounces well inside, single taken.

9.4

Iqbal Abdulla to Uthappa, 1 run, Uthappa drives with the turn, solid through mid-off for a single.

9.5

Iqbal Abdulla to Ganguly, no run, armer skids across Ganguly, who taps it behind point for one.

9.6

Iqbal Abdulla to Ganguly, SIX, he's still got it. Ganguly has smashed a majestic straight six. This used to be his hobby against left-arm spin. It don't matter where it is landed, it don't matter how much it is turning in. The more the better. Dada's quick feet get across to the pitch, and his quicker hands do the rest. Big six straight down the ground.

Pune Warriors 54/3   Iqbal Abdulla 3-0-12-1
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Photos

May 19, 2011

L Balaji unsuccessfully dives to take a catch, Pune Warriors v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2011, Navi Mumbai, May 19, 2011

L Balaji unsuccessfully dives to take a catch

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May 19, 2011

Yusuf Pathan turns one away, Pune Warriors v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2011, Navi Mumbai, May 19, 2011

Yusuf Pathan turns one away

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