Indian Premier League, 37th match: Mumbai Indians v Royal Challengers Bangalore at Mumbai, Apr 27, 2013
Mumbai Indians won by 58 runs
27 April 2013 - night match (20-over match)

Rampaul to Tendulkar, FOUR, Tendulkar escapes, a swinging delivery outside off from Rampaul, Tendulkar chases after it, gets on one knee as he looks to drive it, takes the outside edge and it flies between keeper and first slip, Wankhede holds its breath for a second and then roars in glee

Mumbai Indians 7/0   SR Tendulkar 6* (2b 1x4)   R Rampaul 0.5-0-7-0

Rampaul to Tendulkar, FOUR, length ball outside off, bit of width there, Tendulkar bends his knees as he goes after it, launches it over point, a couple of bounces for four

Mumbai Indians 16/0   SR Tendulkar 11* (5b 2x4)   R Rampaul 1.1-0-11-0

Rampaul to Tendulkar, FOUR, length ball outside off and that is launched over mid-off for four by Tendulkar, he has been looking to go for his shots right from the start, coming off so far

Mumbai Indians 20/0   SR Tendulkar 15* (8b 3x4)   R Rampaul 1.4-0-15-0

Rampaul to Tendulkar, FOUR, short of length ball is swatted away past midwicker for four, not exactly off the middle of the bat but he gets another boundary, Tendulkar in top gear

Mumbai Indians 24/0   SR Tendulkar 19* (9b 4x4)   R Rampaul 1.5-0-19-0

Rampaul to Tendulkar, FOUR, four fours in the over for SRT, the volume in the Wankhede goes way up, this was the best shot of the lot, moving across the stumps and helps along a legstump delivery down to fine leg

Mumbai Indians 28/0   SR Tendulkar 23* (10b 5x4)   R Rampaul 2-0-23-0

Unadkat to Smith, FOUR, short ball that sits up for Smith, a muscular swat sends the ball to the square-leg boundary for four, poor delivery form Unadkat

Mumbai Indians 37/1   DR Smith 10* (12b 1x4)   JD Unadkat 0.4-0-6-0

Vinay Kumar to Smith, FOUR, slants it into the pads, rubbish delivery when you have fine leg in the circle, easily glanced for four

Mumbai Indians 42/1   DR Smith 15* (16b 2x4)   R Vinay Kumar 0.2-0-4-0

Vinay Kumar to Smith, FOUR, just after I say that, Smith plays a lovely drive through the covers for four, waits for it and just guides it past cover, and Mumbai's fifty comes up

Mumbai Indians 52/1   DR Smith 21* (20b 3x4)   R Vinay Kumar 1-0-10-0

Vinay Kumar to Smith, FOUR, Vinay goes short, Smith expected it, he waits on the back foot and pummels that past midwicket for four, this short-arm pull is one of his favourite shots, and he gets plenty of power on it

Mumbai Indians 77/1   DR Smith 36* (29b 4x4 1x6)   R Vinay Kumar 1.2-0-20-0

Syed Mohammad to Sharma, FOUR, flighted length ball outside off, what a terrific start from Rohit, a classy front-foot drive through cover for four, brings up Mumbai's 100 as well

Mumbai Indians 101/2   RG Sharma 4* (1b 1x4)   J Syed Mohammad 1.2-0-11-1

Syed Mohammad to Karthik, FOUR, a length ball is swatted away wide of long-on for four, just a s you thought things were getting a bit quiet, Karthik muscles a boundary

Mumbai Indians 116/2   KD Karthik 27* (19b 1x4 1x6)   J Syed Mohammad 2.3-0-22-1

Unadkat to Karthik, FOUR, drops it short, Karthik goes for the pull, doesn't connect perfectly, the ball lands short of the midwicket rope and then rolls over for four

Mumbai Indians 125/3   KD Karthik 34* (24b 2x4 1x6)   JD Unadkat 4-0-32-0

Vinay Kumar to Karthik, FOUR, short of length ball, Karthik charges down and mistimes a lofted hit, but he has picked his spot, mid-off is in the circle, easily clears the fielder

Mumbai Indians 147/3   KD Karthik 39* (26b 3x4 1x6)   R Vinay Kumar 2.1-0-32-0

Singh to Pollard, FOUR, full ball outside off, Pollard power! that is drilled past long-off for four, that wasn't even off the middle of the bat, not quite an edge but off the inside half of the bat, still that travelled with serious haste

Mumbai Indians 157/3   KA Pollard 22* (9b 1x4 2x6)   RP Singh 2.2-0-13-1

Singh to Pollard, FOUR, on the pads with fine leg in the circle, that's a poor line, easy put away to the backward square leg boundary

Mumbai Indians 167/3   KA Pollard 32* (12b 2x4 3x6)   RP Singh 2.5-0-23-1

Singh to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, short of length ball on leg stump, helped along to the deep backward square leg boundary

Mumbai Indians 176/6   Harbhajan Singh 7* (4b 1x4)   RP Singh 3.2-0-30-1

Singh to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, shot! when in form Harbhajan can hit as cleanly as anyone, that was a length ball from RP, slammed over the bowler's head for four

Mumbai Indians 182/6   Harbhajan Singh 12* (6b 2x4)   RP Singh 3.5-0-36-1

Singh to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, back of a length ball on leg stump, clipped behind square leg for four

Mumbai Indians 186/6   Harbhajan Singh 16* (7b 3x4)   RP Singh 4-0-40-1





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