Indian Premier League - 72nd match

Rajasthan Royals v Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians won by 10 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)

1.1

Kulkarni to Rahane, no run, tight line on a good length, just outside off, he taps it softly towards point

1.2

Kulkarni to Rahane, 1 wide, called a wide, harshly, Rahane had a go at this short of a length ball as it moved away to beat him by some margin

1.2

Kulkarni to Rahane, 1 run, pitched up nicely, and moves away a tad, eased out to cover

1.3

Kulkarni to Dravid, no run, goes for the cut to a wide delivery and is beaten as it bounces too much

1.4

Kulkarni to Dravid, OUT, Kulkarni strikes in his first over, another wide delivery, but there has been lots of bounce for him, Dravid reaches out to try and cut, only manages a thick edge to the keeper, did not move his feet much there, just reached out awkwardly with the bat

R Dravid c †Karthik b Kulkarni 5 (5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

1.5

Kulkarni to Watson, no run, lovely delivery from Kulkarni, it is angled in back of a length, Watson shapes up to defend, it then moves away and beats the outside edge, that curled away a lot, top delivery

1.6

Kulkarni to Watson, no run, guides this one outside off to point

Rajasthan Royals 9/1   DS Kulkarni 1-0-2-1

3.1

Kulkarni to Watson, no run, Kulkarni bowls another jaffa to Watson, angled in on a good length, swinging away late and beating the outside edge, lots of bounce again, he does this all the time in domestic cricket

3.2

Kulkarni to Watson, no run, slightly short, pulled away but to midwicket

3.3

Kulkarni to Watson, 1 run, length ball pushed towards mid on

3.4

Kulkarni to Rahane, 1 run, shuffles across and works the length ball with the angle into him, to deep square

3.5

Kulkarni to Watson, 2 runs, stays in the crease and works a length ball through midwicket, deep square runs across to field

3.6

Kulkarni to Watson, FOUR, slight width from a good length, just a bit, and that is enough for Watson to get the front foot out and hit it over extra cover, just rolls into the rope to beat the chasing fielder

Rajasthan Royals 26/1   DS Kulkarni 2-0-10-1

5.1

Kulkarni to Rahane, no run, pitched up, he stays in the crease and punches to cover

5.2

Kulkarni to Rahane, OUT, pulled hard and pulled straight to shortish midwicket, short ball, Rahane goes hard for the pull but cannot place it wide of the fielder

AM Rahane c Sharma b Kulkarni 13 (17b 2x4 0x6) SR: 76.47

5.3

Kulkarni to Binny, no run, sharp short delivery angled into him right away, he manages to get out of the way

5.4

Kulkarni to Binny, no run, punches a back of a length ball to cover

5.5

Kulkarni to Binny, no run, pushed to point

5.6

Kulkarni to Binny, no run, pushes a pitched up ball back to the bowler

Rajasthan Royals 31/2   DS Kulkarni 3-1-10-2

18.1

Kulkarni to Menaria, 1 wide, way too wide with the angle across the left-hander

18.1

Kulkarni to Menaria, no run, full and wide delivery again, not called this time, Menaria reached out for it, did he get some bat on it

18.2

Kulkarni to Menaria, 1 run

18.3

Kulkarni to Shah, 1 run, slams a low full toss to midwicket, Harbhajan misfields and they get the run

18.4

Kulkarni to Menaria, 2 runs, tries to launch this pitched up wide ball over extra cover, mistimes it high in the air, Harbhajan runs back hard, but it sails just over him, he fields it on the bounce

18.5

Kulkarni to Menaria, OUT, Kulkarni has another wicket, Menaria opens up to a near-yorker, and digs it out low to Kulkarni, who takes it well, and claims it immediately, they check the replays, find that the catch carried cleanly, and that Menaria had got to the ball on the full, he has to go this time

AL Menaria c & b Kulkarni 21 (20b 1x4 1x6) SR: 105.00

18.6

Kulkarni to Yagnik, 1 wide, way too wide with the angle across the left-hander

18.6

Kulkarni to Yagnik, 2 runs, slams a pitched up ball just outside off, straight down the ground, Pollard saves the boundary running across from long on

Rajasthan Royals 151/5   DS Kulkarni 4-1-18-3
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Photos

May 20, 2012

Dhawal Kulkarni took 3 for 18 in his first game of the season, Rajasthan Royals v Mumbai Indians, IPL, Jaipur, May 20, 2012

Dhawal Kulkarni took 3 for 18 in his first game of the season

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May 20, 2012

Sachin Tendulkar cuts during his unbeaten 58, Rajasthan Royals v Mumbai Indians, IPL, Jaipur, May 20, 2012

Sachin Tendulkar cuts during his unbeaten 58

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