Indian Premier League - 30th match

Rajasthan Royals v Royal Challengers Bangalore

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 46 runs

4.1

Cooper to Agarwal, no run, short of a good length outside off, that shoots away to beat the outside edge, the keeper fumbles as well

4.2

Cooper to Agarwal, no run, hitting a short of a good length again, gets on the back foot and knocks it down solidly towards cover

4.3

Cooper to Agarwal, 1 leg bye, nice footwork from Cooper, dropped it down into the leg side, Cooper and Dilshan are involved in a race as Bangalore attempt a single, Cooper kicks the ball onto the stumps but Dilshan has made it well in time

4.4

Cooper to Dilshan, 1 leg bye, angling on the pads, tries to flick it square but is struck on the pads, they take another leg-bye

4.5

Cooper to Agarwal, no run, back of a length outside off, nips away, fishes for that one and he misses

4.6

Cooper to Agarwal, no run, dropped, Stuart Binny has split it, continuing the poor performance in the field, barring that catch by Hodge, pushed it full this time and he just drove loosely at that one, scooping it towards Binny at extra cover but he just couldn't hold on to a straightforward chance

Royal Challengers Bangalore 27/1   KK Cooper 1-1-0-0

14.1

Cooper to de Villiers, 1 run, low full toss on middle, drives it straight down the ground to long-on for a single

14.2

Cooper to Dilshan, no run, was the slower one bowled full outside off, tried to heave that one over midwicket, missed

14.3

Cooper to Dilshan, 1 run, run-out chance, short of a good length, chopped it just wide of the stumps and AB called for the single, had the keeper picked up cleanly and flipped it onto the stumps, it would have been a close call

14.4

Cooper to de Villiers, 1 run, chops that one into the off side, an easy single taken

14.5

Cooper to Dilshan, 1 run, fires that one in the blockhole on middle, Cooper appeals for lbw, the umpire reckoned he hit it but the replay didn't seem to suggest that, was struck in line as he tried to dig that out

14.6

Cooper to de Villiers, FOUR, de Villiers cashes in on some width, makes room and launches that over extra cover for a welcome four

Royal Challengers Bangalore 107/3   KK Cooper 2-1-8-0

17.1

Cooper to Dilshan, 1 wide, short ball bowled slow outside off, Dilshan has to reach out for it as he tried to cut, missed, called a wide

17.1

Cooper to Dilshan, 1 run, bowls htat full on middle, drives it towards long-on for a single

17.2

Cooper to de Villiers, SIX, thrashed, flat six over long-off, pitched up outside off, a length ball and it's been smashed

17.3

Cooper to de Villiers, FOUR, AB's looking dangerous, he is in some form, aiming for a yorker there but turns out to be a low full toss, reverse-paddled between point and short third man

17.4

Cooper to de Villiers, 1 run, slower one bowled short, whacked towards deep cover for a single

17.5

Cooper to Dilshan, no run, swings hard at that one, slower one and he tried to drag that over square leg, missed

17.6

Cooper to Dilshan, 4 leg byes, more runs, poor ball, a full toss on the pads, Dilshan doesn't get a whole lot of bat on it but just about enough to earn four past short fine leg..in fact, it was leg-byes, clipped the pads

Royal Challengers Bangalore 153/3   KK Cooper 3-1-21-0

19.1

Cooper to Dilshan, 2 runs, launched over extra cover, AB calls for the second and makes it to the non-striker's end in time

19.2

Cooper to Dilshan, 2 runs, two more, Dilshan runs to the danger end this time and makes it, through square leg for a couple of runs

19.3

Cooper to Dilshan, 1 run, slower one bowled full outside off, creamed but straight to deep cover for a single

19.4

Cooper to de Villiers, 1 wide, a slower one bowled short but too high is what the umpires think it is,went over his head, called a wide

19.4

Cooper to de Villiers, 1 leg bye, another slower one and he swung hard at that one, was too early into the shot, was hit on the shoulder, a single in the end

19.5

Cooper to Dilshan, FOUR, full toss and that's been helped on its way past the short fine leg fielder, poor ball under the circumstances

19.6

Cooper to Dilshan, FOUR, Dilshan finishes the innings on a high, slower ball bowled short and that's been slashed through point for four more

Royal Challengers Bangalore 189/3   KK Cooper 4-1-35-0
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Photos

Apr 23, 2012

KP Appanna and AB de Villiers celebrate after Owais Shah is stumped, Rajasthan Royals v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL, Jaipur, April 23, 2012

KP Appanna and AB de Villiers celebrate after Owais Shah is stumped

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Apr 23, 2012

Rahul Dravid scored 58 off 42 balls, Rajasthan Royals v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL, Jaipur, April 23, 2012

Rahul Dravid scored 58 off 42 balls

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