Indian Premier League, 47th match: Kolkata Knight Riders v Pune Warriors at Kolkata, May 5, 2012
Kolkata Knight Riders won by 7 runs
5 May 2012 - day/night match (20-over match)

Kumar to Gambhir, 5 wides, down the leg side, a very poor delivery, it pitched outside the leg stump and swung away to the fence. Uthappa got a bit of hand but it goes for five wides.


Kumar to Gambhir, 1 wide, down the leg side again and this is collected well but it is a wide nevertheless.


Kumar to Gambhir, no run, gets his line right, outside the off stump, tapped away to the off side


Kumar to Gambhir, 1 wide, outside the off stump and this is a wide on the off side, that is seven runs off wides this over already.


Kumar to Gambhir, 1 run, on the middle stump, opened the face of the bat, dabbed away to third-man for a single


Kumar to McCullum, 1 run, outside the off stump, short of length, punched to the cover fielder, straight to Manish Pandey who misfields and they can take one


Kumar to Gambhir, 1 run, outside the off stump, slower one, tapped away to the off and it goes on the bounce to the keeper. The batsmen take a single, Uthappa threw it to the non-strikers, hits the stumps with the batsman well in


Kumar to McCullum, no run, big shout for an lbw, he has been getting them to swing both ways, this time angling in and hits the pads, but the ump thinks it is going down


Kumar to McCullum, no run, finally a end of a long over, goes down the track to play it, the ball was jagging in and the batsman only pushes it the on-side.

Kolkata Knight Riders 32/0   B Kumar 1-0-10-0

Kumar to McCullum, 1 wide, and he begins from where the Warriors had left off, a wide down the leg-side.


Kumar to McCullum, no run, outside the off stump, punched back to mid-off


Kumar to McCullum, 1 run, on his pads, flicked away to the deep square-leg fielder


Kumar to Gambhir, 2 runs, on his pads, flicked away between deep square-leg and fine-leg for a couple of runs


Kumar to Gambhir, 1 run, opens the face of the bat to the third-man for a single


Kumar to McCullum, 1 run, outside the off, short of length, punched down the ground for a single.


Kumar to Gambhir, 1 run, late dab to the third-man fielder and he has a single off that last delivery

Kolkata Knight Riders 82/0   B Kumar 2-0-17-0

Kumar to Das, no run, shot back and dropped? Short, he pulled it back to the bowler, who was on his follow-through and did not get too much of a hand there.


Kumar to Das, no run, bouncer again, goes over the batsman, wide not called, so that it two dots now.


Kumar to Das, no run, slower, rolls his fingers over the ball, shorter and punched back to the bowler. It is now showing its true colours, the pitch.


Kumar to Das, 1 run, shorter, nudged to the leg side for a single


Kumar to Pathan, no run, Oooh! run-out missed! Played it to the off side, wanted to go for a quick single, but Das did not, Pathan was almost halfway down the pitch and the fielder had ample of time to throw it down, but missed


Kumar to Pathan, 1 run, slower one, punched through the covers for a single, only 2 from the over.

Kolkata Knight Riders 127/3   B Kumar 3-0-19-0

Kumar to Pathan, OUT, gone, caught at long-on, tried to go over the fence with a shot he likes to play, the swing over long-on, but the timing goes awry and it well caught by Smith who comes in and grabs it.

YK Pathan c Smith b Kumar 11 (30m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 73.33


Kumar to Das, SIX, Tries to pluck it right at the edge of the fence again and this time Smith fails to parry it back! Short ball and he had smashed it away, almost a catch!


Kumar to Das, no run, low full-toss, outside the off-stump and missed by the batsman


Kumar to Das, no run, slower one, and he swings it away, misses yet again, the pitch is not getting easier.


Kumar to Das, 1 run, shorter yet again and he gives it all, the pull takes it away only to deep mid-wicket for a single


Kumar to Shukla, OUT, gone, caught by Ganguly at mid-off! The Eden Gardens is on their feet, Ganguly has taken a good catch, steepler, and Shukla is gone, attempting to tonk it away over long-off, gets only the bottom of the bat and it goes higher but not long enough.

LR Shukla c Ganguly b Kumar 0 (3m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Kolkata Knight Riders 141/5   B Kumar 4-0-26-2





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