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)

Pollock to Goel, no run, Pollock starts predictably, on a perfect length angling across the left-hander's off stump, fantastic line, the batsman lets it go


Pollock to Goel, no run, once again Pollock tests Goel with the tight line outside off stump, Goel tries to chop it towards third man but gets beaten


Pollock to Goel, 1 run, short of a length on off stump, Goel waits on the back foot and drops it with soft hands towards point for a single, Punjab are away


Pollock to Pathan, 1 run, Pathan stands in his crease and punches a good length ball towards Harbhajan at mid-off and calls for the single once again, well run


Pollock to Goel, no run, Goel steps out to Pollock, realises that he isn't to the pitch and plays it uppishly towards cover


Pollock to Goel, no run, good length from Pollock on middle stump, Goel works it off his pads towards midwicket

Kings XI Punjab 2/0   SM Pollock 1-0-2-0

Pollock to Goel, 1 run, Pollock persists with his tight off stump line, Goel opens the face and runs the ball down to third man


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


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


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


Pollock to Goel, no run, that is a curious ball! Pollock bowled an extremely slow bouncer, Goel was into the pull short a hour too early, he missed it completely and got smacked on the helmet


Pollock to Goel, 1 run, this time Goel manages to connect with a pull and gets a single although he didn't time it well

Kings XI Punjab 15/1   SM Pollock 2-0-9-0

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


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


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


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


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


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


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   SM Pollock 3-0-27-0

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


Pollock to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, that's a full toss from Pollock and Yuvraj's dispatched it, he merely punched that, there was no follow through of the bat at all, it was hit effortlessly but the timing was immaculate, the ball sailed over the long-on boundary and brought up the 100


Pollock to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, short ball and Yuvraj has clobbered it, he pulled that so hard that the ball reached the boundary even with two men on the ropes


Pollock to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, full ball and Yuvraj drives straight and hard down the ground, this time he'll only get a single for long-off is very straight


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


Pollock to Yuvraj Singh, OUT, caught! and splendidly caught! Yuvraj once again punched a good length ball with supreme timing towards long off, maybe he should have hit it with a full flourish this time because Bravo was able to run forward and dive low to take the sharp catch inches off the ground, Yuvraj was unsure whether it was taken but it was and he has to go

Yuvraj Singh c Bravo b Pollock 18 (13m 9b 1x4 1x6) SR: 200.00

Kings XI Punjab 107/3   SM Pollock 4-0-40-1





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