Indian Premier League, 44th match: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab at Bangalore, May 2, 2012
Kings XI Punjab won by 4 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
2 May 2012 - night match (20-over match)
1.4

Harris to Kohli, no run, good length outside off, Kohli lets it go

1.5

Harris to Kohli, 1 run, pushed towards wide mid-off for a single, the crowd are roaring because Gayle has been given the strike for the first time today

Royal Challengers Bangalore 8/1   V Kohli 1* (2b)
2.1

Kumar to Kohli, 1 run, good length angling into Kohli, who stays in his crease and taps in front of square

2.5

Kumar to Kohli, no run, Praveen's got the ball on a string here, he pitches on a length and swings it away from the right-hander this time, Kohli stays back, fishes outside off and is beaten

2.6

Kumar to Kohli, no run, played from the crease tentatively towards point

Royal Challengers Bangalore 10/1   V Kohli 2* (5b)
3.3

Harris to Kohli, 1 run, pushed towards mid-off for a single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 12/1   V Kohli 3* (6b)
4.1

Kumar to Kohli, no run, fuller ball on off and middle, Kohli leans forward and drives to mid-on

4.2

Kumar to Kohli, no run, a full ball swings into Kohli, who stays in his crease and defends on the leg side

4.3

Kumar to Kohli, no run, good length, cutting into Kohli, who tries to play on the leg side and does so unconvincingly

4.4

Kumar to Kohli, no run, Kohli tries to flick one that angles into him but doesn't make proper contact

4.5

Kumar to Kohli, no run, that pitches on a good length around off and middle and straightens, Kohli stays back and defends on the off side

4.6

Kumar to Kohli, 1 run, pushed off the front foot close on the off side, Gayle responds to Kohli's call, Praveen's pulled it back for Punjab after that 14-run over from Harris

Royal Challengers Bangalore 25/1   V Kohli 4* (12b)
5.1

Awana to Kohli, FOUR, length ball with width outside off, Kohli stands in his crease and slaps the ball hard through the gap at cover

5.2

Awana to Kohli, 1 run, short of a length outside off, Kohli stays back and opens the face to steer to third man

5.5

Awana to Kohli, 1 run, Kohli drives to mid-off for a single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 32/1   V Kohli 10* (15b 1x4)
6.3

Kumar to Kohli, 1 run, pushed towards cover point for a single

6.6

Kumar to Kohli, 1 run, Kohli moves back and mis-times the push towards mid-on

Royal Challengers Bangalore 37/1   V Kohli 12* (17b 1x4)
7.1

Awana to Kohli, FOUR, edged and four! Kohli comes half forward and pokes at a good length ball that straightens off the pitch, he gets an outside edge to the third man boundary. There was no slip

7.2

Awana to Kohli, 1 run, slapped off the back foot towards mid off

7.4

Awana to Kohli, no run, full length outside off, Kohli comes on to the front foot to drive but can't beat cover

7.5

Awana to Kohli, no run, Kohli tries to pull a short of a length ball but misses and gets hit on the back

7.6

Awana to Kohli, 1 run, length ball outside off, Kohli opens the face of the bat and steers to third man

Royal Challengers Bangalore 44/1   V Kohli 18* (22b 2x4)
8.1

Azhar Mahmood to Kohli, 1 run, good length angling into the right-hander, Kohli stays in his crease and plays towards mid-on

8.3

Azhar Mahmood to Kohli, no run, Kohli comes forward, makes room and drives hard, but can't beat cover

8.4

Azhar Mahmood to Kohli, no run, played from the crease towards point

8.5

Azhar Mahmood to Kohli, 1 run, good length on off stump, Kohli taps the ball towards the leg side and runs

Royal Challengers Bangalore 47/1   V Kohli 20* (26b 2x4)
9.3

Chawla to Kohli, FOUR, too short once again, Kohli pulls this time, along the ground and into the gap on the midwicket boundary, Chawla needs to sort his length out

9.4

Chawla to Kohli, no run, tossed up fuller outside off, Kohli plays the ball to cover

9.5

Chawla to Kohli, no run, good length outside off, Kohli tries to cut but gets a bottom edge

9.6

Chawla to Kohli, no run, Kohli stays back and cuts to the fielder at point

Royal Challengers Bangalore 59/1   V Kohli 24* (30b 3x4)
10.5

Azhar Mahmood to Kohli, 1 run, Kohli steps out and hits the length ball to long-on

Royal Challengers Bangalore 63/1   V Kohli 25* (31b 3x4)
11.2

Chawla to Kohli, 1 run, Kohli cuts from his crease towards point

11.4

Chawla to Kohli, SIX, Kohli finally breaks free, stepping out to the ball and hitting through the line even though he was not to the pitch of the ball, he slams that far over long on

11.5

Chawla to Kohli, 2 runs, cut hard off the back foot to deep point

11.6

Chawla to Kohli, no run, he cuts hard again, but doesn't beat point this time

Royal Challengers Bangalore 82/1   V Kohli 34* (35b 3x4 1x6)
12.3

Awana to Kohli, 1 run, Kohl stands in his crease and hits the ball hard towards mid-off

Royal Challengers Bangalore 87/1   V Kohli 35* (36b 3x4 1x6)
13.1

Nayar to Kohli, SIX, Kohli has welcomed Nayar into the attack by stepping out and lofting a length ball over long-off, hit that cleanly with a full swing of the bat

13.2

Nayar to Kohli, 1 run, steered towards third man for a single

13.4

Nayar to Kohli, 1 run, Kohli tries to play the big drive but edges to third man

Royal Challengers Bangalore 110/1   V Kohli 43* (39b 3x4 2x6)
14.2

Hussey to Kohli, 1 run, played off the back foot towards wide long-on

14.4

Hussey to Kohli, 1 run, Kohli makes some room and drives inside out towards long-off

Royal Challengers Bangalore 121/1   V Kohli 45* (41b 3x4 2x6)
16.4

Chawla to Kohli, OUT, bowled him! Kohli goes back to pull the ball, it's the quicker delivery that skids into the right-hander, the ball hits Kolhi's pad and takes out off stump

V Kohli b Chawla 45 (66m 42b 3x4 2x6) SR: 107.14

Royal Challengers Bangalore 134/3   V Kohli 45 (42b 3x4 2x6)
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