Indian Premier League, 10th match: Kings XI Punjab v Mumbai Indians at Mohali, Apr 25, 2008
Kings XI Punjab won by 66 runs
25 April 2008 - night match (20-over match)
1.5

Nehra to Sangakkara, no run, excellent ball, pitches on a good length outside off, Sangakkara tries to drive through the off side but gets beaten

1.6

Nehra to Sangakkara, no run, full ball on off and middle, Sangakkara moves back and flicks the ball off his pads towards mid-on

Kings XI Punjab 8/1   KC Sangakkara 0* (2b)
2.2

Pollock to Sangakkara, no run, oh Sangakkara's all over the place, he tried to charge Pollock but was beaten by a slower ball, he tried to pull but was hit on the body, he then tried to look for a single but had to scamper back before the throw came in from gully

2.3

Pollock to Sangakkara, FOUR, smashing drive, Sangakkara moves forward to a full ball and punches it perfectly into the gap between cover and mid-off

2.4

Pollock to Sangakkara, 1 run, flicked off the pads towards square leg for a single

Kings XI Punjab 14/1   KC Sangakkara 5* (5b 1x4)
3.4

Nehra to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sangakkara! He charges Nehra and dispatches a full ball straight past the bowler with a ferocious straight drive, superb shot, elegant too

3.5

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 run, the length is slightly short from Nehra, Sangakkara waits in his crease and runs the ball towards third man

Kings XI Punjab 21/1   KC Sangakkara 10* (7b 2x4)
4.1

Pollock to Sangakkara, FOUR, phew! Some shot that, Sangakkara moves across his stumps to a good length ball and flicks it powerfully through midwicket, sublime use of the wrists from Sangakkara

4.2

Pollock to Sangakkara, 1 wide, Pollock strays down leg side with the slower ball, Sangakkara tries to work it behind square but misses

4.2

Pollock to Sangakkara, no run, good length delivery on middle stump, defended on the front foot back to the bowler

4.3

Pollock to Sangakkara, FOUR, timing! Pure timing! Sangakkara waits in his crease and cuts a short of a length ball past gully, it was just a bit wide from Pollock and Sangakkara made full use of it

4.4

Pollock to Sangakkara, FOUR, Pollock once again tries the slower ball and once again he strays down leg side, fine leg is in the circle and Sangakkara flicks the ball off his hips past him for yet another boundary

4.5

Pollock to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Sangakkara goes ariborne, he slices the ball over the off side but it falls safe towards deep point, three fielders converge on the ball

4.6

Pollock to Sangakkara, 3 runs, Sangakkara moves forward and pushes the ball towards cover where a mis-field allows the batsman three more runs

Kings XI Punjab 43/1   KC Sangakkara 27* (13b 5x4)
5.1

Kulkarni to Sangakkara, no run, smashed hard and straight but he's hit it right to the fielder at mid-on

5.2

Kulkarni to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Sangakkara takes a step down the track an tries to swing a good length ball from outside off on the leg side, he mis-times it towards midwicket

5.3

Kulkarni to Sangakkara, SIX, awesome! Sangakkara backs away towards the leg side and comes down the track as well, there's not much room to work with but Sangakkara swings hard and pulls the ball over the wide long-on boundary, that's the first six of the innings

5.4

Kulkarni to Sangakkara, no run, driven firmly back towards Kulkarni on the front foot

5.5

Kulkarni to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sangakkara makes room and tries to pull once again, this time Kulkarni follows him with a slower ball, Sangakkara gets an inside edge that runs past short fine leg for four more

5.6

Kulkarni to Sangakkara, 1 wide, Sangakkara backs away towards leg side, Kulkarni tries to counter by bowling wide outside off stump, that's a little too wide says the umpire

5.6

Kulkarni to Sangakkara, FOUR, fullish length outside off stump, Sangakkara leans into it and thunders the drive towards Harbhajan at mid-off, he can't stop it, he should have, that's yet another four for Punjab

Kings XI Punjab 60/1   KC Sangakkara 43* (19b 7x4 1x6)
6.2

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sangakkara is finding the boundary with supreme ease, he gets down on one knee and sweeps Harbhajan effortlessly towards the long leg boundary

6.3

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, tight line on off stump from round the wicket, Sangakkara pushes the ball towards the off side and calls Goel through for one

6.6

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, pulled towards deep backward square leg, the ball goes one bounce to the fielder

Kings XI Punjab 70/1   KC Sangakkara 49* (22b 8x4 1x6)
7.1

Bravo to Sangakkara, FOUR, too full and too wide outside off stump, Sangakkara moves forward and crashes Bravo through cover point for four more, he's just scored the second fastest 50 of the tournament

7.2

Bravo to Sangakkara, 1 run, driven powerfully through the covers, there's a fielder in the deep so it's just the single

Kings XI Punjab 75/1   KC Sangakkara 54* (24b 9x4 1x6)
8.1

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, OUT, Goel's run out! Sangakkara came out of his crease and drove the ball hard towards cover, Bravo fumbles but recovers quickly, and there never was a single in it for Goel was lookign at the ball, Sangakkara called for the run and Goel responded late, he was miles short when Ronchi broke the stumps

K Goel run out 18 (40m 21b 1x4 1x6) SR: 85.71

8.4

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara moves back and pulls the ball through wide mid-on for a single

8.6

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, fired in quickly into the blockhole, Sangakkara digs it out back towards the bowler

Kings XI Punjab 86/2   KC Sangakkara 55* (27b 9x4 1x6)
9.2

Bravo to Sangakkara, 2 runs, good length ball on off stump angling into middle, Sangakkara waits in his crease and drives towards mid-on

9.3

Bravo to Sangakkara, 2 runs, short and wide outside off stump, Sangakkara goes on the back foot and cuts to deep point, the batsmen sprint through for two

9.4

Bravo to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara moves across his stumps and tries to play a slog sweep of sorts, he gets beaten by a slower ball from Bravo

9.5

Bravo to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara comes down the pitch and pulls Bravo to long on

Kings XI Punjab 92/2   KC Sangakkara 60* (31b 9x4 1x6)
10.1

Pollock to Sangakkara, 1 run, fullish length outside off stump, Sangakkara gets down on one knee and drives powerfully towards cover

10.5

Pollock to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara backs away towards the leg side and drives a full ball towards long-off for a single

Kings XI Punjab 107/2   KC Sangakkara 62* (33b 9x4 1x6)
11.3

Kulkarni to Sangakkara, no run, wide outside off stump, Sangakkara chased it and tried to cut through the offside but got a bottom edge into the ground

11.4

Kulkarni to Sangakkara, 1 run, a slower ball from Kulkarni, Sangakkara works the ball off his pads towards deep midwicket, he wanted two but slipped at the end of the first run

Kings XI Punjab 109/3   KC Sangakkara 63* (35b 9x4 1x6)
12.2

Khote to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Khote strays on to the hips, Sangakkara moves across his stumps and glances the ball past short fine leg, deep square leg runs across to field

12.3

Khote to Sangakkara, no run, banged in short by Khote, Sangakkara tries to hook but misses, that's the bouncer for the over

12.4

Khote to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara lofts, Sangakkara mis-cues but he survives, he backed away to make room and tries to loft the ball over cover, he hits it high in the air but there is some mis-communication between Pollock and Tiwary and the ball falls safe

12.6

Khote to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara backs away to make room and cuts the ball towards third man

Kings XI Punjab 116/3   KC Sangakkara 67* (39b 9x4 1x6)
13.1

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara tries to slog the ball through the off side, he gets beaten by a slower ball and gets an inside edge towards Ronchi's right, he dives and gets a glove to it

13.3

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara moves forward and across his stumps, he ends up forcing a yorker length delivery from middle stump towards Harbhajan at wide mid-off

Kings XI Punjab 119/3   KC Sangakkara 69* (41b 9x4 1x6)
14.2

Khote to Sangakkara, FOUR, awesome placement, Sangakkara moves across his stumps to create the angle necessary to flick a ball off his hips from middle stump past the fielder at short fine leg

14.3

Khote to Sangakkara, no run, short of a length ball from Khote, Sangakkara backs away and tries to cut through the off side but misses

14.4

Khote to Sangakkara, FOUR, this time he backs away yet again and connects, he cuts the ball wide of the short third man fielder for four more

14.5

Khote to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara moves towards leg and drives the ball towards long off, he didn't time that all that well

Kings XI Punjab 132/4   KC Sangakkara 78* (45b 11x4 1x6)
15.1

Bravo to Sangakkara, FOUR, the slower ball wide outside off stump, Sangakkara makes room and cuts the ball in front of point, the sweeper fielder has no chance

15.2

Bravo to Sangakkara, no run, bowled full in the block hole, Sangakkara drives firmly but back to Bravo

15.3

Bravo to Sangakkara, no run, full ball on middle stump, Sangakkara drives hard, very hard right back at Bravo who fields it brilliantly, that ball was traveling and the momentum caused Bravo to stumble as he fielded it

15.4

Bravo to Sangakkara, 1 run, full length on off stump, Sangakkara drives off the front foot to long off

Kings XI Punjab 143/4   KC Sangakkara 83* (49b 12x4 1x6)
16.2

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, FOUR, bowled flat and fast outside off stump, Sangakkara clears his front foot out of the way and slogs the ball down to the long-on boundary

16.3

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, driven towards deep cover, just the single this time

Kings XI Punjab 152/4   KC Sangakkara 88* (51b 13x4 1x6)
17.1

Kulkarni to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Sangakkara backs away and slashes at a good length ball outside off stump, he slices the ball towards third man for two more

17.2

Kulkarni to Sangakkara, 1 run, full ball outside off stump, driven off the front foot towards cover

17.5

Kulkarni to Sangakkara, 1 run, driven towards long-on for a single

Kings XI Punjab 156/6   KC Sangakkara 92* (54b 13x4 1x6)
18.1

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 2 runs, bowled flat and fast on off stump, driven down the ground towards long-off for two more

18.2

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, OUT, Sangakkara tries to reach 100 with a six but holes out! He slog swept a flat and fast delivery high in the air towards deep square leg, Kulkarni was stationed on the boundary and he took a simple catch, high but relatively easy

KC Sangakkara c Kulkarni b Harbhajan Singh 94 (86m 56b 13x4 1x6) SR: 167.85

Kings XI Punjab 159/7   KC Sangakkara 94 (56b 13x4 1x6)
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