Indian Premier League - Elimination final

Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians won by 4 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)

4.1

Malinga to Pathan, no run, length delivery just outside off, steered to backward point

4.2

Malinga to Pathan, no run, just outside the off stump line, guided to backward point

4.3

Malinga to Pathan, 1 run, short in length, straight on the stumps, tapped to the on side

4.4

Malinga to Tiwary, no run, just outside off stump, defended to the off

4.5

Malinga to Tiwary, no run, Ouch Screaming bouncer! And the ball hits the bat handle. He took his eyes off the ball and tried to duck; he also put his bat up as a face shield and the ball crashed into the handle.

4.6

Malinga to Tiwary, 2 runs, short delivery again, this one doesn't doesn't lift as much, tapped to square-leg

Kolkata Knight Riders 19/3   SL Malinga 1-0-3-0

6.1

Malinga to ten Doeschate, no run, lands on a length outside off and seams away, Ryan thinks about chasing it before he lets it go

6.2

Malinga to ten Doeschate, no run, gets across to tap this length delivery to the off side

6.3

Malinga to ten Doeschate, no run, Too hot to handle! It was a lifter, a bouncer around the off stump line, Ryan shaped to pull but the ball was too quick for him. The ball hit the bat as opposed to the other way around and rolled out to the on side

6.4

Malinga to ten Doeschate, no run, outside off stump, steered to backward point

6.5

Malinga to ten Doeschate, FOUR, Edged between the keeper and extremely wide slip. Four! It was a lovely length delivery tilting away from Ryan, who lunged out to defend. The ball flew off the edge and right into the gap

6.6

Malinga to ten Doeschate, 1 run, closer to the off stump, straighter, run down to third man

Kolkata Knight Riders 30/4   SL Malinga 2-0-8-0

15.1

Malinga to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, slings across a low full toss outside off and Shakib inside edges the waft to fine-leg

15.2

Malinga to ten Doeschate, 1 run, goes for the yorker, it dips on the leg stump line, almost on the boot, squeezed down to fine-leg

15.3

Malinga to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 wide, sprays this full delivery down the leg side for a wide

15.3

Malinga to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, Top shot! He moved outside leg and drove the very full delivery straight past Malinga. Long-on intervened to cut it off

15.4

Malinga to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, moves down the track and has to check the shot as it was a slower one: he adjusted well to push it down to long-off

15.5

Malinga to ten Doeschate, 1 run, slower one outside off stump, pushed out to point for a single

15.6

Malinga to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 bye, yet another slower one, it beats Shakib who went for a cut and bounced over the stumps. Rayudu lunges to make a half-stop as it bounced before it reached him. They steal a bye.

Kolkata Knight Riders 110/5   SL Malinga 3-0-15-0

17.1

Malinga to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, The slower one works. Shakib had moved outside leg and Malinga follows him with a slower one. Shakib was too early into his pull shot and fails to connect. The ball hits his left thigh and falls on the stumps! Good cameo but it's over now

Shakib Al Hasan b Malinga 26 (16b 4x4 0x6) SR: 162.50

17.2

Malinga to Bhatia, no run, another slower one, full and outside off, steered to backward point

17.3

Malinga to Bhatia, 1 run, on the middle stump line ,turned behind square-leg

17.4

Malinga to ten Doeschate, 1 run, fullish, outside off, Ryan brings up his fifty with a steer to backward point. KKR camp gives him a standing ovation. Fine knock so far.

17.5

Malinga to Bhatia, 1 run, yet another slower one, Bhatia edges the defensive poke on to his pad and Ryan calls him over for a quick single

17.6

Malinga to ten Doeschate, 1 run, full and straight, pushed out past Malinga for a single. Fine spell from Lasith

Kolkata Knight Riders 125/6   SL Malinga 4-0-19-1
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Photos

May 25, 2011

James Franklin is mobbed by his team-mates after Mumbai's win, Mumbai v Kolkata, Eliminator, IPL 2011, Mumbai, May 25, 2011

James Franklin is mobbed by his team-mates after Mumbai's win

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May 25, 2011

Harbhajan Singh lines up to hit the winning six, Mumbai v Kolkata, Eliminator, IPL 2011, Mumbai, May 25, 2011

Harbhajan Singh lines up to hit the winning six

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