Indian Premier League - Elimination final

Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians

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

0.1

Kulkarni to Gambhir, no run, leans forward to drive the full delivery to the off side

0.2

Kulkarni to Gambhir, no run, around the off stump line, stabbed away to point

0.3

Kulkarni to Gambhir, 1 wide, the scorecard ticks over with a wide down the leg side.. Gambhir tried to play the leg glance but didn't connect

0.3

Kulkarni to Gambhir, 1 leg bye, gets forward and tries to clip the length delivery off his pads but misses and collects a leg bye. It had pitched outside leg stump

0.4

Kulkarni to Kallis, no run, in the zone outside off stump, left alone

0.5

Kulkarni to Kallis, no run, good delivery, straightening on a full length on the middle and off line, pushed out to mid-on

0.6

Kulkarni to Kallis, 1 run, length delivery outside off and Kallis plays a neat on-the-up square drive but Pollard makes a fine diving save to his left at cover point

Kolkata Knight Riders 3/0   DS Kulkarni 1-0-2-0

5.1

Kulkarni to Pathan, no run, Sloggy! Brother yo has a big swing outside off. Blink. The keeper collects the ball

5.2

Kulkarni to Pathan, 1 run, taps this gently to the on side for a single

5.3

Kulkarni to Tiwary, OUT, Tiwary, you got to walk. He has to stop staring at the umpire and has to move. And he does so, eventually. He shuffled across and was caught on the move. The ball skid in to hit him in front. It would have taken out the top of the leg stump. Crash! KKR are swaying away like drunken men.

MK Tiwary lbw b Kulkarni 4 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

5.4

Kulkarni to ten Doeschate, no run, fullish, Ryan gets the bat in front of the pad to push it away

5.5

Kulkarni to ten Doeschate, FOUR, drifts to the pads and Ryan unfurls the leg glance to pick up a boundary.

5.6

Kulkarni to ten Doeschate, 1 run, skids outside off stump, chopped down to third man

Kolkata Knight Riders 25/4   DS Kulkarni 2-0-8-1

14.1

Kulkarni to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, Crunchy! It's a length delivery outside off and Shakib creams it through wide mid-off. Lovely hit on the up.

14.2

Kulkarni to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, presses back, waits for the length delivery to angle away from him and plays it very late. He steers it down to the third man boundary. Very nicely done

14.3

Kulkarni to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, edged past a lunging keeper. Dhawal delivered this from around the stumps and got this one to cut back in with bounce. Shakib was cramped for room and he ended up chopping it to left of Rayudu who lunged out but couldn't reach in time. A proper keeper would have perhaps got it

14.4

Kulkarni to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, in the zone outside off and the keeper collects

14.5

Kulkarni to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, clips this short of length to deep backward square-leg

14.6

Kulkarni to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, back of length outside off, from round the stumps, punched to covers

Kolkata Knight Riders 102/5   DS Kulkarni 3-0-23-1

18.1

Kulkarni to ten Doeschate, FOUR, Wham. Dhawal serves a low full toss outside off and tenDo swipes it to the midwicket boundary

18.2

Kulkarni to ten Doeschate, 1 wide, pushes it wide outside the off stump.

18.2

Kulkarni to ten Doeschate, 1 run, OUT, Bhatia is run out It was another low full toss, swinging in from outside off, driven to left of long-off. Rohit collects and releases the throw quickly. Very accurate too. Dhawal breaks the bails before a diving Bhatia can gets his bat inside the crease.

R Bhatia run out 2 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

18.3

Kulkarni to ten Doeschate, 1 run, The full tosses keep coming. Ryan crashes this straight to deep point.

18.4

Kulkarni to Lee, 1 run, Hmmm .. another full toss, hint of in swing, Lee punches it to long-off

18.5

Kulkarni to ten Doeschate, 1 run, This one lands. Full and outside off, Ryan slashes it to right of Malinga at third man

18.6

Kulkarni to Lee, no run, full and well outside off, just inside that white line, Lee tries to reach out and carve it but can't connect

Kolkata Knight Riders 134/7   DS Kulkarni 4-0-32-1
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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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