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)
0.1

Morkel to Agarwal, FOUR, juicy gift first up, leg-side length ball with fine leg pretty square. Agarwal says, "Thank you very much," and clips this fine for four

0.2

Morkel to Agarwal, no run, just outside off this time, and near yorker length, dug out square

0.3

Morkel to Agarwal, 1 leg bye, aha, a big swing from Agarwal, gets a thick inside edge onto the pads. They take the single. On strike comes Gayle

0.6

Morkel to Agarwal, 1 run, back of a length, outside off, guided to third man for one

Royal Challengers Bangalore 7/0   MA Agarwal 5* (4b 1x4)
1.1

Bollinger to Agarwal, no run, back of a length, around off, punched to point

1.2

Bollinger to Agarwal, no run, looks for the upper cut, but Bollinger's bouncer is a bit too quick for him

1.3

Bollinger to Agarwal, 1 run, cut away to third man for one, more of a steer than a forceful shot

Royal Challengers Bangalore 8/0   MA Agarwal 6* (7b 1x4)
2.1

Morkel to Agarwal, FOUR, Agarwal had some trouble with Bollinger's pace, but finds Morkel's just fine. It's a length ball, and he has lofted it straight over Morkel's head

2.2

Morkel to Agarwal, FOUR, clever stuff from Agarwal, backs away early, makes Morkel follow him, gets inside the line and flicks this fine of short fine leg

2.3

Morkel to Agarwal, 1 run, pulls the length back this time, tucked away off the hips for a single

2.5

Morkel to Agarwal, no run, nice check-drive from off-side line, but finds cover

2.6

Morkel to Agarwal, 2 runs, nice late-cut, slightly square of third man, comes back for a two even as Jakati makes a diving save at the boundary

Royal Challengers Bangalore 24/0   MA Agarwal 17* (12b 3x4)
4.1

Bollinger to Agarwal, 1 wide, fast delivery, surprises him a touch, but it is down the leg side too

4.1

Bollinger to Agarwal, no run, angled a cross Agarwal, slight seam movement away too, and beats Agarwal's drive

4.2

Bollinger to Agarwal, no run, bouncer, 136ks, good typical Mumbai bounce, Dhoni collects it in front of his face

4.3

Bollinger to Agarwal, FOUR, risky shot, punched away through the cover ring, and in the air too. It didn't go over anybody's head, just found the gap between cover-point and cover

4.4

Bollinger to Agarwal, no run, opens him up like a can of beans, back of a length, slight seam movement away, and beats Agarwal's attempt to run this down

4.5

Bollinger to Agarwal, no run, looks for the third man area, but is cramped up by the line around off

4.6

Bollinger to Agarwal, FOUR, slower ball but Agarwal goes ahead with his drive, and puts enough behind this to clear mid-off. He has kept the momentum up for Bangalore despite Gayle's loss

Royal Challengers Bangalore 39/1   MA Agarwal 25* (18b 5x4)
5.2

Ashwin to Agarwal, 1 run, pushed towards cover. Straight delivery

5.5

Ashwin to Agarwal, no run, full, near yorker length, dug out back to him

5.6

Ashwin to Agarwal, 1 run, and Agarwal picks the carrom ball early, plays for the legspin and opens the face to guide it into the covers

Royal Challengers Bangalore 44/1   MA Agarwal 27* (21b 5x4)
6.1

Bravo to Agarwal, no run, tucks him up with a short delivery into the ribs

6.2

Bravo to Agarwal, 1 wide, short and wide, goes for the big cut, misses. Called a wide

6.2

Bravo to Agarwal, 1 run, short and wide again, opens the face to get a single to third man

6.4

Bravo to Agarwal, no run, length ball, holds its line outside off, beats Agarwal's hanging bat

6.5

Bravo to Agarwal, 2 runs, full on the pads, helped away wide of deep midwicket for a couple

6.6

Bravo to Agarwal, 1 run, another length delivery on the pads, mis-hit in the air, but it falls just short of deep midwicket

Royal Challengers Bangalore 51/1   MA Agarwal 31* (26b 5x4)
7.1

Jakati to Agarwal, 1 run, sets himself up for a horizontal shot, but the ball doesn't turn and has to quickly adjust and punch this to sweeper-cover

7.3

Jakati to Agarwal, no run, another skiddy delivery, off and middle line, played back to the bowler

7.4

Jakati to Agarwal, 1 leg bye, comes down the track, gets another skiddy delivery that doesn't turn. They'll get a leg-bye

Royal Challengers Bangalore 54/1   MA Agarwal 32* (29b 5x4)
8.1

Bravo to Agarwal, 1 run, slower ball, bowled from behind the crease, pulled away to deep backward square

8.3

Bravo to Agarwal, no run, cut away, there wasn't much room actually but he did well, but couldn't beat point

8.4

Bravo to Agarwal, 1 wide, wide down the leg side, third one for Bravo

8.4

Bravo to Agarwal, 1 run, slower ball, short outside off, pushed wide of cover for one

8.6

Bravo to Agarwal, OUT, Bravo's slower ball strikes. Agarwal, more a drive man, sees a fullish delivery and goes for it, gets only the toe end, and holes out to long-on

MA Agarwal c Bollinger b Bravo 34 (33b 5x4 0x6) SR: 103.03

Royal Challengers Bangalore 65/2   MA Agarwal 34 (33b 5x4)
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