Indian Premier League, 27th match: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Rajasthan Royals at Bangalore, Apr 20, 2013
Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 7 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
20 April 2013 - night match (20-over match)
6.1

Vinay Kumar to Binny, 1 run, length delivery outside off, the batsman waits for it and then chops it down to third man

6.2

Vinay Kumar to Dravid, no run, bowls a short delivery that comes a bit slow off the surface, it messes up with Dravid's attempted pull and he ends up dragging it to short fine

6.3

Vinay Kumar to Dravid, 1 run, length delivery on the stumps, he stays on the crease and punches it down to long on

6.4

Vinay Kumar to Binny, 1 run, classical cut shot this time as he gets some width outside off, but there is a deep point in place

6.5

Vinay Kumar to Dravid, no run, back of length delivery on off, Dravid opens his stance to push it towards mid-off, but is slightly early in his shot. He pushes it back to the bowler

6.6

Vinay Kumar to Dravid, no run, short of length delivery outside off, he goes for a pull and doesn't get any timing again, straight to Kohli at midwicket

Rajasthan Royals 34/2   R Vinay Kumar 1-0-3-0
9.1

Vinay Kumar to Binny, FOUR, oye! It was a short delivery on off stump and it looked like the batsman was beaten in his initial movement, but he smokes it over midwicket. It just bounces inside the boundary

9.2

Vinay Kumar to Binny, 1 run, back of length delivery outside off, the batsman waits in the crease and opens the face to run it down to third man

9.3

Vinay Kumar to Dravid, 1 run, bowls a full delivery on off stump which the batsman drives to deep cover with ease

9.4

Vinay Kumar to Binny, no run, tries to upper cut a shortish delivery outside off, but the ball gets big on him and he is beaten

9.5

Vinay Kumar to Binny, OUT, this is a horrible shot by Binny after looking so good for the last 15 minutes. It was short and widish outside off, Binny decides to play another pull shot. But Vinay had cranked up the pace and the ball was getting bigger on him too, he just manages to get a big top-edge that goes behind the keeper, who takes a good catch running backwards

STR Binny c †Arun Karthik b Vinay Kumar 33 (21m 20b 4x4 1x6) SR: 165.00

9.6

Vinay Kumar to Dravid, no run, stays on the back foot and punches the back of length delivery to cover

Rajasthan Royals 66/3   R Vinay Kumar 2-0-9-1
15.1

Vinay Kumar to Hodge, FOUR, that is some timing now from Hodge! It was a full delivery on off, but then he not only times it, he gives it a bit of whiplash punch to send it to extra cover

15.2

Vinay Kumar to Hodge, OUT, the bowler corrects his mistake immediately by bowling it short of length just outside off. Hodge stays in the crease and tries to steer it to third man, but the ball bounces a touch extra and catches the outside edge en route to the keeper

BJ Hodge c †Arun Karthik b Vinay Kumar 13 (23m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 76.47

15.3

Vinay Kumar to Faulkner, no run, another short of length delivery for the new batsman, who sways out of line

15.4

Vinay Kumar to Faulkner, 2 runs, length delivery outside off, the batsman comes forward and dabs it past backward point, but realises that Gayle is a bit slow to get to the ball after making a half-stop, they steal a couple

15.5

Vinay Kumar to Faulkner, no run, tries to smash it through off, but the bowler bowls it short and it bounces over the bat

15.6

Vinay Kumar to Faulkner, 1 run, he moves his front leg out, but gets cramped for room with a short of length delivery, drags it to deep midwicket

Rajasthan Royals 108/5   R Vinay Kumar 3-0-16-2
17.1

Vinay Kumar to Chandila, no run, length delivery on off stump, the batsman stays in the crease and defends it towards point

17.2

Vinay Kumar to Chandila, 1 run, he bowls a full delivery on off stump, Chandila drives it to the left of ABdV at mid-off and sets off for a quick single. AB is quick too and he fires in a throw that hits the top of the stumps. Chandila was lucky to just have his bat over the line

17.3

Vinay Kumar to Sreesanth, no run, short delivery outside off, the batsman lets it go through to the keeper

17.4

Vinay Kumar to Sreesanth, OUT, the procession continues. It's a good delivery by Vinay who fires it full and on middle stump. Sreesanth misses and it hits him right around his boot, plumb in front

S Sreesanth lbw b Vinay Kumar 0 (3m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

17.5

Vinay Kumar to Tait, no run, short of length delivery, Tait plays it like a tail-ender by moving outside leg and throwing his bat at it, but he makes no connection

17.6

Vinay Kumar to Tait, 1 run, moves the front leg out and drives the ball over infield to the man at deep cover

Rajasthan Royals 112/8   R Vinay Kumar 4-0-18-3
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