Indian Premier League, 24th match: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab at Durban, May 1, 2009
Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 8 runs
Played at Kingsmead, Durban (neutral venue)
1 May 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)

Pathan to Ryder, OUT, Mahela's taken it! Ryder prods forward at a delivery which straightens outside the offstump and the thick outside edge is taken by Jayawardene who falls to his right at first slip

JD Ryder c Jayawardene b Pathan 2 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

Royal Challengers Bangalore 2/1   SP Goswami 0* (0b)   IK Pathan 0.5-0-2-1

Abdulla to Bishnoi, OUT, Punjab saw it coming, Abdulla keeps it full outside the offstump and invites the uppish drive, Bishnoi obliges and ends up tamely chipping it to Chawla at short cover, there was a packed off side field waiting for that offering

R Bishnoi c Chawla b Abdulla 18 (14b 1x4 2x6) SR: 128.57

Royal Challengers Bangalore 27/2   SP Goswami 6* (9b)   YA Abdulla 0.4-0-0-1

Abdulla to Goswami, OUT, Abdulla gets a bit of extra bounce and that wrecks Goswami's plan of timing it over the ropes, he tries to clear it over cover point but gets a top edge and Chawla runs forward from the boundary and catches it

SP Goswami c Chawla b Abdulla 10 (14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

Royal Challengers Bangalore 38/3   JH Kallis 7* (4b 1x4)   YA Abdulla 1.1-1-0-2

Yuvraj Singh to Uthappa, OUT, Uthappa tries to go over the top with a slog and he gets a thick top edge, Katich runs forward from deep midwicket and takes the skier

RV Uthappa c Katich b Yuvraj Singh 19 (17b 2x4 0x6) SR: 111.76

Royal Challengers Bangalore 80/4   JH Kallis 27* (21b 4x4)   Yuvraj Singh 1.5-0-14-1

Yuvraj Singh to Kallis, OUT, the arm ball foxes him! Lands on the offstump and goes straight through, Kallis is too late to get his bat down and the ball shaves the off stump

JH Kallis b Yuvraj Singh 27 (22b 4x4 0x6) SR: 122.72

Royal Challengers Bangalore 80/5   V Kohli 0* (0b)   Yuvraj Singh 2-0-14-2

Yuvraj Singh to Boucher, OUT, That's hat-trick No.4 in the IPL! That's yet another arm ball which fetches him a wicket, he slips in the fast arm ball which lands on the offstump, skids through and clips his front pad in front of the stumps as he shapes to work it to the on side, the umpire lifts the finger immediately

MV Boucher lbw b Yuvraj Singh 2 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Royal Challengers Bangalore 84/6   V Kohli 2* (3b)   Yuvraj Singh 2.1-0-14-3

Abdulla to van der Merwe, OUT, another mis-hit and it lands down Irfan's throat at deep extra cover! He gets on his knee and tries to pick him over the on side but it goes the other way and Irfan completes the catch while looking into the lights

RE van der Merwe c Pathan b Abdulla 35 (19b 3x4 3x6) SR: 184.21

Royal Challengers Bangalore 128/7   V Kohli 11* (11b 1x4)   YA Abdulla 2.4-1-22-3

Pathan to Kohli, OUT, it's a full ball and he kneels down and tries to scoop him over the sight screen but he doesn't get the elevation and Chawla takes the catch running to his left from long-on

V Kohli c Chawla b Pathan 16 (14b 2x4 0x6) SR: 114.28

Royal Challengers Bangalore 133/8   P Kumar 0* (0b)   IK Pathan 3.1-0-17-2

Abdulla to Kumble, OUT, he follows up the bouncer with a straight yorker which goes right through the gate and pushes the legstump back, Kumble had exposed all 3 stumps

A Kumble b Abdulla 1 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Royal Challengers Bangalore 136/9   P Kumar 1* (3b)   YA Abdulla 3.1-1-28-4





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