Indian Premier League - 44th match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab

Kings XI Punjab won by 4 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)

0.1

Kumar to Agarwal, no run, big inswing for Praveen, nipping the ball into the right-hander from a good length, Agarwal defends from the crease

0.2

Kumar to Agarwal, no run, this one moves away from the right-hander, Agarwal moves forward and pushes towards point

0.3

Kumar to Agarwal, no run, there's bounce too! The ball lifts from a length outside off, Agarwal tries to cut but is beaten by the extra bounce

0.4

Kumar to Agarwal, no run, Agarwal moves slightly forward and tries to drive straight, the ball beats the outside edge and just misses off stump, that pitched on a good length and moved slightly away

0.5

Kumar to Agarwal, no run, Agarwal tries to close the face to play on the leg side, the ball swings away from him after pitching middle and the leading edge goes towards mid-off

0.6

Kumar to Agarwal, 1 run, good length and straight, Agarwal drops the ball close on the off side and sprints the single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 1/0   P Kumar 1-0-1-0

2.1

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

2.2

Kumar to Gayle, no run, pitches in line with the stumps on a good length and seams it away from the left-hander, Gayle stays back and lets the ball go

2.3

Kumar to Gayle, no run, Gayle gets squared up and beaten by a fuller ball that swings away from him sharply

2.4

Kumar to Gayle, 1 run, Gayle stays put in his crease and steers the ball with the extravagant swing across him towards third man

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   P Kumar 2-0-3-0

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   P Kumar 3-0-4-0

6.1

Kumar to Gayle, no run, good length with big movement away from the left-hander, Gayle lets it go to the keeper standing up to the stumps

6.2

Kumar to Gayle, 1 run, Gayle stays back and drives towards long-off, not timed well

6.3

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

6.4

Kumar to Gayle, no run, Gayle shaped up to pull but saw the ball seaming across him and played the cut instead

6.5

Kumar to Gayle, 1 run, Praveen pitches leg and seams it towards off, Gayle gets squared up as he pushes towards cover

6.6

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 37/1   P Kumar 4-0-8-0
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Photos

May 2, 2012

Piyush Chawla after hitting the winning six off the penultimate ball, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab, IPL, Bangalore, May 2, 2012

Piyush Chawla after hitting the winning six off the penultimate ball

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May 2, 2012

Nitin Saini made his maiden Twenty20 half-century, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab, IPL, Bangalore, May 2, 2012

Nitin Saini made his maiden Twenty20 half-century

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