Indian Premier League - 1st qualifying match

Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders won by 18 runs

0.4

Pathan to McCullum, FOUR, down the pitch and four! He has been doing that all the time so far this over, it was pitched up this time and he has been able to slam it back over the bowler's head

Kolkata Knight Riders 4/0   BB McCullum 4* (4b 1x4)   IK Pathan 0.4-0-4-0

2.3

Morkel to McCullum, FOUR, outside the off stump, short of length and he has cut it away, or at least attempted it and the top edge goes over the slips for a four!

Kolkata Knight Riders 19/0   BB McCullum 9* (10b 2x4)   M Morkel 0.3-0-5-0

3.4

Aaron to Gambhir, FOUR, down the pitch and carved away through point for four, excellent shot from the captain, taking his chances early when the ball is coming on

Kolkata Knight Riders 27/0   G Gambhir 14* (7b 1x4 1x6)   VR Aaron 0.4-0-7-0

4.1

Morkel to Gambhir, FOUR, inside out for four, over extra-cover! It was pitched up and was angling away from Gambhir, he takes his front foot out and slams it over the extra-cover for a boundary

Kolkata Knight Riders 32/0   G Gambhir 19* (10b 2x4 1x6)   M Morkel 1.1-0-9-0

5.3

Aaron to Gambhir, FOUR, flayed away through the covers for a four this time, pitched slightly up, makes it into a drivable length by jumping down the track and drilling it through!

Kolkata Knight Riders 47/0   G Gambhir 31* (15b 3x4 2x6)   VR Aaron 1.3-0-19-0

9.2

Pathan to Kallis, FOUR, Taylor went for the catch, but in the end he did not reach it and couldn't not prevent the ball bouncing past him to the deep midwicket boundary. The ball was short again and this time Kallis pulled, hitting it flat but in the air. Taylor came running in and slid, but the ball fell short of him and skidded past

Kolkata Knight Riders 65/1   JH Kallis 10* (12b 1x4)   IK Pathan 2.2-0-13-0

11.4

Yadav to Kallis, FOUR, Umesh strays on to the pads with his fine leg in the circle, he holds his head in anguish after Kallis glances him for four

Kolkata Knight Riders 79/1   JH Kallis 20* (23b 2x4)   UT Yadav 1.4-0-17-0

15.2

Yadav to Kallis, FOUR, in the air but through the gap! Kallis drove a length ball on the up, reaching away from his body to hit it flat and past the fielder at extra cover. Nadeem, who is on the field from Irfan, was at long off and he could not cut if off

Kolkata Knight Riders 104/3   JH Kallis 29* (30b 3x4)   UT Yadav 2.2-0-24-0

17.2

Yadav to Shukla, FOUR, short ball and Shukla was ready and waiting, he made room by moving towards leg and pulled with power into the gap at deep midwicket

Kolkata Knight Riders 120/4   LR Shukla 5* (2b 1x4)   UT Yadav 3.2-0-31-1

17.6

Yadav to Pathan, FOUR, a full toss and Yusuf's put it away, swinging across the line and placing the ball into the gap at cow corner

Kolkata Knight Riders 126/4   YK Pathan 22* (16b 1x4 1x6)   UT Yadav 4-0-37-1

18.2

Morkel to Shukla, FOUR, Shukla made room by moving towards the leg side and this time he had room, and so he freed his arms and blasted the ball over extra cover, one-bounce four

Kolkata Knight Riders 130/4   LR Shukla 10* (6b 2x4)   M Morkel 3.2-0-26-0

19.1

Aaron to Shukla, FOUR, a full toss outside off stump, the yorker gone wrong, Shukla makes room and smashes it past extra cover and into the gap

Kolkata Knight Riders 145/4   LR Shukla 21* (9b 3x4 1x6)   VR Aaron 3.1-0-31-0

19.5

Aaron to Pathan, FOUR, a full toss and Yusuf has dispatched it again, placing it into the gap on the cover boundary

Kolkata Knight Riders 158/4   YK Pathan 36* (20b 2x4 2x6)   VR Aaron 3.5-0-44-0

19.6

Aaron to Pathan, FOUR, a poor finish from Aaron, a full toss on the pads, Yusuf flicks and flicks with power, hitting it in front of square. Yusuf's had a poor IPL season but he's come good today.

Kolkata Knight Riders 162/4   YK Pathan 40* (21b 3x4 2x6)   VR Aaron 4-0-48-0
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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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