Indian Premier League - 1st qualifying match

Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders won by 18 runs

2.3

Balaji to Ojha, no run, bounce and beaten! short of length, and it rises from there, the batsman was prodding at it, misses and through to the keeper. Leapt up that brute!

2.4

Balaji to Ojha, no run, on the off stump, pushed to the off side and to the covers fielder

2.5

Balaji to Ojha, no run, on the off stump, and swinging away from the batsman, that is a lot of seam on a track called a spinners' paradise, beats the outside edge. Balaji feeling his hamstring immediately after that delivery

2.6

Balaji to Ojha, no run, beaten again despite the obvious struggles with the hamstring, it was outside the off stump, tries to defend it, misses and that is the end of an excellent over from Balaji. He is off the field though now.

Delhi Daredevils 25/2   NV Ojha 0* (4b)

3.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Ojha, no run, comes down the track, drives almost on the full to short cover

3.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Ojha, FOUR, inside out yet again and another four for Delhi, outside the off stump, not too much turn, and the batsman was easily able to hit it over

3.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Ojha, SIX, and this time he has been tonked over the bowler for a six, what a shot against the best all-rounder in the world, it was pitched up and the batsman went down the track and smashed it over long-off

Delhi Daredevils 40/2   NV Ojha 10* (7b 1x4 1x6)

4.2

Kallis to Ojha, no run, quicker, angling in from short of length, wanted to flick it away, does not get anywhere near the middle and it pops right in front

4.3

Kallis to Ojha, 1 run, short of good length, flicked away to fine-leg for a single

Delhi Daredevils 42/2   NV Ojha 11* (9b 1x4 1x6)

5.1

Narine to Ojha, no run, on the off stump, defended back to the bowler

5.2

Narine to Ojha, no run, on the off stump, pushed to the off side to a delivery that was spinning away from the bat

5.3

Narine to Ojha, 1 run, pitched slightly up, wants to sweep it, gets a top edge and it goes into the gap between long-on and mid-wicket

5.5

Narine to Ojha, no run, pitched right up to the bat, wanted to swing it away and misses, it was spinning away from the bat and there was a lot of bounce too, misses the stump

5.6

Narine to Ojha, no run, on the off stump, bit of turn into the batsman, defended back to the bowler

Delhi Daredevils 49/2   NV Ojha 12* (14b 1x4 1x6)

6.2

Kallis to Ojha, 1 run, short of length, on the off stump, goes on to the back foot, played away to third-man for a single

6.4

Kallis to Ojha, no run, another one, bouncer, Ojha was fending at that, on the middle, cramped for room, hits on gloves!

6.5

Kallis to Ojha, no run, bouncer again, another one of them, outside the off stump, wanted to pull it away, falls short of the fielder at short mid-wicket

6.6

Kallis to Ojha, FOUR, outside the off stump, short of length again and he cuts hard at it, gets an outside edge through to fine third-man for a four

Delhi Daredevils 57/2   NV Ojha 17* (18b 2x4 1x6)

7.2

Iqbal Abdulla to Ojha, 1 run, on the off stump, quicker, flatter, cuts it to deep cover for a single

7.4

Iqbal Abdulla to Ojha, 1 run, on the middle, driven to long-on, they wanted a second but the batsmen decide against it

7.6

Iqbal Abdulla to Ojha, no run, another one which is quicker and flat, cut attempted but goes to point and there isn't a chance for a single

Delhi Daredevils 62/2   NV Ojha 19* (21b 2x4 1x6)

8.2

Bhatia to Ojha, no run, outside the off stump, bit if movement away, wanted to flay at it but misses the outside edge

8.3

Bhatia to Ojha, FOUR, and there comes the slower one, he shimmies down the track and cuts it away to deep point for a four!

8.4

Bhatia to Ojha, FOUR, shorter from Bhatia and that has been pulled away to deep square-leg for a four! The fielder was inside the circle, Pathan dives over the ball and it rolls away

8.5

Bhatia to Ojha, 1 run, slower one on the leg stump, was lining up to go over the top, gets an inside edge to the deep square-leg boundary for a single

Delhi Daredevils 72/2   NV Ojha 28* (25b 4x4 1x6)

9.3

Iqbal Abdulla to Ojha, 1 leg bye, goes down the track, on his pads, misses the shot, but they are still able to rush away for a leg-bye

Delhi Daredevils 75/2   NV Ojha 28* (26b 4x4 1x6)

10.1

Bhatia to Ojha, no run, on the middle stump, pushed to the off side

10.2

Bhatia to Ojha, OUT, cut away and to the point fielder! Slower, very short and that could have been spanked away for a four, instead, he hits it straight to the fielder and Gambhir has an easy catch!

NV Ojha c Gambhir b Bhatia 28 (28b 4x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

Delhi Daredevils 83/3   NV Ojha 28 (28b 4x4 1x6)
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Photos

May 22, 2012

The Pathan brothers, Irfan and Yusuf, Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders, 1st qualifier, IPL 2012, Pune, May 22, 2012

The Pathan brothers, Irfan and Yusuf

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May 22, 2012

Knight Riders get together to celebrate a wicket, Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders, 1st qualifier, IPL 2012, Pune, May 22, 2012

Knight Riders get together to celebrate a wicket

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