Indian Premier League - 27th match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Rajasthan Royals

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 7 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)

8.1

Kartik to Binny, 2 runs, bowls a flighted delivery on the middle stump, the batsman comes forward and pushes it down to wide long on for a single

8.2

Kartik to Binny, FOUR, he has timed it so well through the off side that the fielder at deep cover had no chance. It was a full delivery and he made some room and absolutely crashed it

8.3

Kartik to Binny, no run, stays on the back foot to a flatter delivery and chops it to point

8.4

Kartik to Binny, no run, moves outside leg stump, and the bowler bowls a quicker one angling it in, he can only jab it to short fine leg

8.5

Kartik to Binny, SIX, tries to disturb the bowler with some movement in the crease and gets a full delivery on the pads which he murders with a powerful sweep over the deep backward square leg fielder. It went flat and into the crowd

8.6

Kartik to Binny, 1 run

Rajasthan Royals 60/2   M Kartik 1-0-13-0

10.1

Kartik to Hodge, no run, bowls a tossed up delivery at a very slow pace, the batsman has already planted his foot down and misses the ball, but it was going down leg

10.2

Kartik to Hodge, 1 run, he comes forward and pushes it down to long on

10.3

Kartik to Dravid, 1 run, pushed through on the pads, Dravid flicks it to deep midwicket for a single

10.4

Kartik to Hodge, no run, pushed through outside off, the batsman goes back and cuts it to point

10.5

Kartik to Hodge, 1 run, slower, tossed up on off stump, but slightly short of length, allows the batsman to go back and punch it to deep cover

10.6

Kartik to Dravid, 1 run, makes room by moving outside leg and mows this flat delivery to deep midwicket without any timing, settles for a single

Rajasthan Royals 70/3   M Kartik 2-0-17-0

12.1

Kartik to Hodge, 1 run, full and flighted on the leg stump, the batsman flicks it to deep square leg

12.2

Kartik to Dravid, FOUR, pushes it through on the middle and leg line, but Dravid is very quick to rock back and find enough power in his punch to beat the wide long-on easily

12.3

Kartik to Dravid, 1 run, now he comes forward and drives it down to long-on for a single

12.4

Kartik to Hodge, no run, it's a tossed up delivery on off and the batsman comes forward and drives it straight to cover

12.5

Kartik to Hodge, no run, another front-foot push, but again, it is straight to Kohli at cover

12.6

Kartik to Hodge, 1 run, slightly short of length , the batsman goes back and punches it to wide long-on for a single

Rajasthan Royals 81/3   M Kartik 3-0-24-0

14.1

Kartik to Hodge, 1 run, bowls it flat and short on off stump, the batsman stays on the back foot and punches it firmly to deep cover

14.2

Kartik to Dravid, 2 runs, comes down the pitch to hit is over long-off, but it goes diametrically opposite to it off a thick inside edge

14.3

Kartik to Dravid, FOUR, it's short of length on the middle stump and although Dravid doesn't get much timing with his pull, he hits it in the gap at deep midwicket

14.4

Kartik to Dravid, OUT, Dravid's scratchy stay in the middle comes to an end as he chips this full delivery straight down to long-on. He scored 35, but was struggling to get his timing going all through the innings. An important innings nonetheless

R Dravid c Rampaul b Kartik 35 (52m 31b 5x4 0x6) SR: 112.90

14.5

Kartik to Yagnik, no run, he tosses it up outside off and keeps the pace slow, the batsman tries to push it to the leg side, but gets an inside edge on to his pads

14.6

Kartik to Yagnik, FOUR, Yagnik is not wasting an times, he charges down the pitch and swipes the tossed up delivery wide of long-on

Rajasthan Royals 101/4   M Kartik 4-0-35-1
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Photos

Apr 20, 2013

Shane Watson and Ajinkya Rahane celebrate Tillakaratne Dilshan's wicket, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2013, Bangalore, April 20, 2013

Shane Watson and Ajinkya Rahane celebrate Tillakaratne Dilshan's wicket

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Apr 20, 2013

Saurabh Tiwary goes over the top, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2013, Bangalore, April 20, 2013

Saurabh Tiwary goes over the top

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