Indian Premier League - 1st qualifying final

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings won by 6 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)

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

0.4

Morkel to Gayle, no run, yorker, or nearly there, just outside off, played back to Albie

0.5

Morkel to Gayle, 1 run, charges at Morkel, gets too close to the delivery, and gets a single off the inside half of the bat. The long-on is deep

0.6

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 7/0   JA Morkel 1-0-6-0

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

2.4

Morkel to Gayle, 1 run, short, into the ribs, keeps the pull down, gets the 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   JA Morkel 2-0-18-0

10.1

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

10.2

Morkel to de Villiers, 1 run, steps forward, drops this short delivery into the covers and takes the single

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

10.5

Morkel to de Villiers, no run, slower ball, de Villiers goes back and punches this, but can't beat mid-off

10.6

Morkel to de Villiers, no run, short, quicker one, 135ks, no room at all, played back to the bowler

Royal Challengers Bangalore 76/2   JA Morkel 3-0-21-0

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

18.6

Morkel to Tiwary, no run, Morkel is playing with fire bowling length here. Tiwary gives this it his all, and is beaten by the low bounce

Royal Challengers Bangalore 167/4   JA Morkel 4-0-40-0
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May 24, 2011

MS Dhoni makes it in time just as the throw comes in, Bangalore v Chennai, 1st qualifier, IPL 2011, Mumbai, May 24, 2011

MS Dhoni makes it in time just as the throw comes in

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May 24, 2011

A concerned Suresh Raina checks R Ashwin after he took a blow to his head, Bangalore v Chennai, 1st qualifier, IPL 2011, Mumbai, May 24, 2011

A concerned Suresh Raina checks R Ashwin after he took a blow to his head

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