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

Singh to Watson, no run, bowls short of length on off stump, Watson stays in the crease and defends it solidly to the off side


Singh to Watson, no run, keeps it tight around off stump with a short of length delivery, defended to cover again


Singh to Watson, 1 run, another back of length delivery on the stumps, Watson pushes it towards mid-on with soft hands and calls for a quick single. Kohli hits the stumps, but Watson dives in


Singh to Rahane, FOUR, oh beautiful short this one! It was short of length delivery angling across him, he gets up with the ball and punches it through cover point


Singh to Rahane, no run, similar line, but the length is a touch fuller. This time Rahane lets it go through


Singh to Rahane, no run, no swing for RP, so he bowls it on a tight line around off stump. Rahane gets behind it solidly and defends to the leg side

Rajasthan Royals 10/0   RP Singh 1-0-5-0

Singh to Rahane, no run, length delivery outside off, Rahane leans forward and drives it, but finds the fielder at cover


Singh to Rahane, no run, another length delivery on off stump, the batsman comes forward and pushes it past the non-striker. Mid-on and mid-off converge to cut the possibility of a single


Singh to Rahane, FOUR, that is a good hit! He gets some room just outside off and it's a length delivery. Since it's not swinging, Rahane just drives it over mid-on with a straight bat. One bounce and four


Singh to Rahane, no run, walks a couple of steps down the pitch but gets squared up by a length delivery, plays it towards cover


Singh to Rahane, no run, he responds with a bouncer, and it is a quick one too. Rahane is beaten in his pull


Singh to Rahane, no run, he comes down the pitch and makes room at the same time, but the ball is delivered wide outside off and he only manages to get a toe-edge to it as he goes for a drive through off

Rajasthan Royals 14/1   RP Singh 2-0-9-0

Singh to Faulkner, no run, the batsman moves outside leg stump to a full delivery and cracks it straight to cover


Singh to Faulkner, no run, back of length delivery wide outside off, but Faulkner had come forward to it and the ball bounces over the outside edge as he tries to cut it


Singh to Faulkner, OUT, caught at long-on! he gets a full delivery and tries to launch it over long-on, but he doesn't get any the intended elevation in that, straight down the throat of the fielder down the ground

JP Faulkner c Rampaul b Singh 3 (5m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 42.85


Singh to Yagnik, 1 run, short delivery on the body, the batsman plays a half pull, half steer to fine leg for a single


Singh to Chandila, 1 run, another short delivery and Chandila has no clue about that one. He fends at it and ends up gloving it, it lobs towards the empty gully area


Singh to Yagnik, OUT, caught at mid-off! The wickets are falling very very quickly for Royals here and this innings is not going anywhere. Yagnik gets a full ball and he drives it straight to mid-off, who dives forwards and takes a good low catch

DH Yagnik c Rampaul b Singh 5 (13m 4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

Rajasthan Royals 110/7   RP Singh 3-0-11-2

Singh to Tait, OUT, the offstump is sent cartwheeling, but it was not such a great delivery, a mere high full-toss. Tait had moves outside leg and doesn't manage to get anything on it. Talk about hand-eye coordination, and that was a bad example

SW Tait b Singh 1 (2m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33


Singh to Trivedi, no run, another full delivery and the batsman was again moving away to the leg side, he jams it towards midwicket


Singh to Trivedi, no run, he comes forward and presents solid front foot defence to a length delivery


Singh to Trivedi, no run, he moves way outside leg stump, close to the wide marker and misses the full delivery, which misses the leg stump


Singh to Trivedi, 1 run, length delivery and the batsman comes forward and chips it over the bowler towards long on


Singh to Chandila, 1 run, stays on the back foot to a short of length delivery and whips it away to deep backward square leg for a single

Rajasthan Royals 114/9   RP Singh 4-0-13-3





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