Indian Premier League, 52nd match: Pune Warriors v Rajasthan Royals at Pune, May 8, 2012
Rajasthan Royals won by 7 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
8 May 2012 - day/night match (20-over match)

Tait to Uthappa, no run, full ball is squeezed out towards the leg side by Uthappa

Pune Warriors 35/1   RV Uthappa 0* (1b)

Binny to Uthappa, no run, huge appeal for lbw, a back of the hand slower ball, like a legspinner to his Karnataka team-mate Robin Uthappa, who misses it and is struck on the pads, that looked out, was going to hit the leg stump, perhaps the umpire thought there was an inside-edge


Binny to Uthappa, 1 run, worked towards midwicket this time by Uthappa

Pune Warriors 37/2   RV Uthappa 1* (3b)

Trivedi to Uthappa, 1 wide, that was well down the leg side, keeper Yagnik moves across quickly to collect


Trivedi to Uthappa, 1 run, length ball outside off, opens the face to guide the ball towards backward point


Trivedi to Uthappa, 1 run, a length ball is defended back towards the bowler, should have been a dot ball but the bowler messes up a regulation stop to conceded a run

Pune Warriors 45/2   RV Uthappa 3* (5b)

Binny to Uthappa, 1 run, angling in and that is tucked towards midwicket for a single


Binny to Uthappa, no run, short of length ball and outside off, looks to guide it down to third man but can't connect


Binny to Uthappa, 2 runs, another slower one from Binny, slammed towards wide long-on but can't find the boundary


Binny to Uthappa, 1 run, just back of a length, flat-batted towards deep square leg

Pune Warriors 50/2   RV Uthappa 7* (9b)

Trivedi to Uthappa, 1 run, short of length ball outside off, helped towards short third man


Trivedi to Uthappa, 1 run, shortish ball, 122.6kph, around off stump, played off the back foot towards mid-on


Trivedi to Uthappa, 1 run, fuller this time, on middle and leg, punched towards mid-on

Pune Warriors 55/2   RV Uthappa 10* (12b)

Botha to Uthappa, 1 run, he skips down the track and looks to launch the ball over long-off, outside edges it


Botha to Uthappa, 1 leg bye, big appeal for lbw as Uthappa misses on the reverse-sweep, umpire's not interested, struck outside off

Pune Warriors 79/3   RV Uthappa 11* (14b)

Tait to Uthappa, no run, Uthappa really had no clue about that, a 142 kph length ball that he wanted to hoick over midwicket, doesn't get anywhere near it


Tait to Uthappa, 2 runs, bouncer this time, 143kph, and well outside off, Uthappa goes for the pull, off the bottom edge towards long-on


Tait to Uthappa, 1 leg bye, polite lbw appeal this time, a 145.6 kph yorker this time, that hits him low on the pads but was going well down the leg side,Uthappa points out to Smith that it swing in a long way


Tait to Uthappa, no run, a low full toss outside off, 143 kph, Uthappa pushes this towards mid-off, a dot ball


Tait to Uthappa, OUT, great over from Tait ends with the reward of Uthappa's wicket, full and wide 145 kph delivery, Uthappa throws his bat at it in an attempt to blaze it through the off side, off the edge to the keeper, strike-rate below 70 this innings, where's the big-hitting finisher Pune splashed 2 million or so for?

RV Uthappa c †Yagnik b Tait 13 (35m 19b 0x4 0x6) SR: 68.42

Pune Warriors 83/4   RV Uthappa 13 (19b)





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