Indian Premier League - 47th match

Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals

Kolkata Knight Riders won by 8 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)

1.1

Senanayake to Watson, no run, round the stumps and defended off the back foot, back to the bowler

1.2

Senanayake to Watson, 1 run, on his pads and he was first looking to come forward but then flicks it off the back foot to the leg side

1.3

Senanayake to Rahane, no run, fuller on the off stump and that's defended back to the off side

1.4

Senanayake to Rahane, no run, fuller this time from the bowler and he has to tap it away to the leg side, there's a short mid-wicket in place

1.5

Senanayake to Rahane, 1 run, goes down the track and wants to hit it over, does not get it off the middle and it goes to long-on

1.6

Senanayake to Watson, 1 run, and now he plays an aggressive sweep across the line, well hit but straight to the deep mid-wicket fielder who's there for this favourite slog-sweep of Watson

Rajasthan Royals 8/0   SMSM Senanayake 1-0-3-0

3.1

Senanayake to Rahane, OUT, and gone now, Rahane has been dismissed, stumped off a very slower ball from the spinner! he really slowed that up and Rahane was looking to hit it over the top, he misses and Bisla whips off the bails

AM Rahane st †Bisla b Senanayake 6 (14m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

3.2

Senanayake to Faulkner, no run, short of length and patted back to the bowler

3.3

Senanayake to Faulkner, no run, fuller on the middle stump, flicked it away to short mid-wicket

3.4

Senanayake to Faulkner, 1 run, fuller on the off stump, driven down to long-on for a single

3.5

Senanayake to Watson, FOUR, poor ball, it was short, and it was flat, he thought Watto would come down but he rocks back and smashes it through mid-wicket for a four

3.6

Senanayake to Watson, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and guides it through to short third-man for a single

Rajasthan Royals 26/1   SMSM Senanayake 2-0-9-1

5.1

Senanayake to Samson, 1 run, up and over and for a single, there's a long-on in place and he wants to test him, fuller in length and he gets his foot out and plays through the line, bounces away to the fielder

5.2

Senanayake to Watson, 1 wide, down the leg side and he wants to sweep, misses, wide called

5.2

Senanayake to Watson, no run, short of length and he wants to cut it, no pace on the ball, nothing on the shot, to short cover

5.3

Senanayake to Watson, no run, and now for the slog, misses, the keeper collects it well

5.4

Senanayake to Watson, 1 run, shorter in length and that's rocked back and punched down the ground for a single

5.5

Senanayake to Samson, 1 run, he was moving towards the off stump while playing the shot and the delivery was on his pads, gets some bat on it and flicks to the leg side

5.6

Senanayake to Watson, 1 wide, outside the off stump and he wants to cut it away, misses and it's called a wide, harshly so if I may add

5.6

Senanayake to Watson, 1 run, up to the bat outside the off stump and that's driven to mid-off for a single

Rajasthan Royals 34/2   SMSM Senanayake 3-0-15-1

12.1

Senanayake to Yagnik, FOUR, late cut for a four! what a shot! that was very close to the off stump and he goes back and plays it so late and so delicately, goes away

12.2

Senanayake to Yagnik, OUT, bowled him, that's gone! it was a length ball outside the off stump and he goes back to cut it, inside edge and it hits the stumps.

DH Yagnik b Senanayake 10 (6m 6b 2x4 0x6) SR: 166.66

12.3

Senanayake to Shah, 1 run, on his pads and that's tapped away ever so gently to the leg side by Shah for a single

12.4

Senanayake to Samson, no run, shorter length on the off stump and it's only pushed to the off side

12.5

Senanayake to Samson, no run, fuller on the middle stump and it's patted back to the bowler

12.6

Senanayake to Samson, SIX, shot, clean hit over the mid-wicket region for a six! it was full enough to attempt that slog shot, but it looks graceful enough, goes all the way too, this is a very vital innings from Samson

Rajasthan Royals 90/4   SMSM Senanayake 4-0-26-2
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Photos

May 3, 2013

Jacques Kallis plays off the back foot, Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals, IPL,Kolkata, May 3, 2013

Jacques Kallis plays off the back foot

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May 3, 2013

Yusuf Pathan hits to the leg side, Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals, IPL,Kolkata, May 3, 2013

Yusuf Pathan hits to the leg side

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