Indian Premier League, 1st Qualifying Final: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings at Mumbai, May 24, 2011
Indian Premier League - 1st qualifying final
Chennai Super Kings won by 6 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
24 May 2011 - night match (20-over match)
3.4

Ashwin to Kohli, no run, angled across him, played to cover

3.5

Ashwin to Kohli, no run, defended into the leg side

3.6

Ashwin to Kohli, no run, full and flat, pushed to cover

Royal Challengers Bangalore 30/1   V Kohli 0* (3b)
5.1

Ashwin to Kohli, 1 wide, flat delivery outside leg

5.1

Ashwin to Kohli, 1 run, full on the pads, worked away for a single

5.3

Ashwin to Kohli, no run, straight delivery again, can't get it past square leg

5.4

Ashwin to Kohli, 1 run, goes deep to pull this down to long-on for one

Royal Challengers Bangalore 43/1   V Kohli 2* (6b)
6.3

Bravo to Kohli, 1 wide, too short and too wide

6.3

Bravo to Kohli, 1 run, slower ball, clipped away to deep midwicket for one

Royal Challengers Bangalore 48/1   V Kohli 3* (7b)
7.2

Jakati to Kohli, 1 run, fuller, into the pads, worked away for one

7.5

Jakati to Kohli, 2 runs, cut away in front of square, wide of sweeper-cover, they come back for two

7.6

Jakati to Kohli, FOUR, lovely pull shot, goes deep into the crease to manufacture this length, and pulls it between long-on and deep midwicket. All along the ground

Royal Challengers Bangalore 60/1   V Kohli 10* (10b 1x4)
8.2

Bravo to Kohli, 1 run, holds its line outside off, Kohli gets a single wide of cover

8.5

Bravo to Kohli, 1 run, punched through the covers for one

Royal Challengers Bangalore 65/1   V Kohli 12* (12b 1x4)
9.2

Jakati to Kohli, FOUR, short ball on the pads, goes deep into the crease to make it even shorter and pulls this between fine leg and deep square

9.3

Jakati to Kohli, 1 run, fuller this time, and pushed down the ground for one

9.6

Jakati to Kohli, 1 run, forced down the ground for another single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 73/2   V Kohli 18* (15b 2x4)
10.1

Morkel to Kohli, 1 run, pushed past the diving Morkel for one

10.3

Morkel to Kohli, no run, looks to cut, the ball doesn't quite come on, ends up hitting it in front of square, towards Raina at extra cover

10.4

Morkel to Kohli, 1 run, hit just wide of midwicket for one

Royal Challengers Bangalore 76/2   V Kohli 20* (18b 2x4)
11.1

Jakati to Kohli, 1 run, on the pads, worked around the corner

11.6

Jakati to Kohli, 1 run, full, middle and leg, driven to long-off for one

Royal Challengers Bangalore 86/3   V Kohli 22* (20b 2x4)
12.1

Raina to Kohli, FOUR, Lovely shot, just a touch short, and he rocks back and punches this wide of deep point

12.2

Raina to Kohli, 1 run, looks for the cut, gets a single to short third

12.4

Raina to Kohli, no run, straighter one, just short of a length, hit back to Raina

12.5

Raina to Kohli, no run, dives to his right, past Luke to save this single

12.6

Raina to Kohli, 2 runs, flat into the pads, placed wide of deep midwicket for two

Royal Challengers Bangalore 94/3   V Kohli 29* (25b 3x4)
13.6

Jakati to Kohli, 2 runs, lovely shot again, inside-out chip over extra cover, they come back for two

Royal Challengers Bangalore 105/3   V Kohli 31* (26b 3x4)
15.3

Ashwin to Kohli, no run, cut away from in front of leg, in front of square, can't get it past extra

15.4

Ashwin to Kohli, 1 run, full, looks for the big drive, gets a thick inside edge for one

15.6

Ashwin to Kohli, SIX, Kohli gets into the hitting party now. What a clean shot without any fuss. Length ball, on middle and leg, and he wristily drives it over cow corner

Royal Challengers Bangalore 131/3   V Kohli 38* (29b 3x4 1x6)
16.3

Bollinger to Kohli, 1 run, driven past extra cover for one

16.6

Bollinger to Kohli, 1 run, full, outside off, squeezed out for a single to extra cover

Royal Challengers Bangalore 135/4   V Kohli 40* (31b 3x4 1x6)
17.1

Ashwin to Kohli, FOUR, full toss, hit powerfully back over Ashwin's head, who tries to stick his left hand out but doesn't make any connection

17.2

Ashwin to Kohli, 1 run, darted into the legs, pushed to long-on for one

17.4

Ashwin to Kohli, 1 run, short and wide, cut away straight to deep point

Royal Challengers Bangalore 142/4   V Kohli 46* (34b 4x4 1x6)
18.1

Morkel to Kohli, 2 runs, pulled down the ground, bad bounce for Bravo at long-on, and they are alert enough to come back for the second

18.2

Morkel to Kohli, FOUR, Kolhi completes a very important half-century with a lovely boundary. Makes room, lofts this late, over point. Kohli keeps improving every day

18.3

Morkel to Kohli, SIX, Whoa. What a hit. Poor bowling I must say. Gentle pace. Length ball. Ripe for the taking. Over long-on

18.4

Morkel to Kohli, SIX, Length ball again. Gentle pace again. Morkel cannot keep bowling this length at this pace. And Kohli handsomely goes inside-out over extra cover

18.5

Morkel to Kohli, 1 run, gets across this time and flicks this towards deep midwicket

Royal Challengers Bangalore 167/4   V Kohli 65* (39b 5x4 3x6)
19.1

Bollinger to Kohli, 2 runs, back of a length, no room, and Kohli does the next-best thing by placing it wide of deep square, and comes back for two

19.2

Bollinger to Kohli, 1 run, low full toss outside off, drives square, but can't beat point

19.4

Bollinger to Kohli, 2 byes, slower ball, beats him, Kohli goes for the bye, and Dhoni goes for the unnecessary hit and concedes the overthrow. Very un-Dhoni like

19.5

Bollinger to Kohli, 2 runs, rare length ball from Bollinger, hit wide of long-on, Kohli comes back for two

19.6

Bollinger to Kohli, no run, back of a length, angling across him, Kohli heaves and misses. A rare blip on a very important innings

Royal Challengers Bangalore 175/4   V Kohli 70* (44b 5x4 3x6)
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