Indian Premier League, 2nd match: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Rajasthan Royals at Cape Town, Apr 18, 2009
Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 75 runs
Played at Newlands, Cape Town (neutral venue)
18 April 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)
4.6

Mascarenhas to Dravid, no run, length ball on the off stump, blocked solidly back to the bowler

Royal Challengers Bangalore 17/3   R Dravid 0* (1b)
5.4

Kamran Khan to Dravid, FOUR, straying on the pads to Dravid and pays the price, clips it away fine, fine leg's not as fine as he usually is, gets a boundary

5.5

Kamran Khan to Dravid, 1 run, banged in short on middle, dropped down into the off side with soft hands for a quick single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 29/3   R Dravid 5* (3b 1x4)
6.1

Mascarenhas to Dravid, FOUR, the outfield is quick, full on the off stump, tries to drive it much straighter but the bat turns in his hand, ends up opening the face and playing it wide of mid-off, though it didn't go where he wanted to, there was enough pace on the ball to take it to the ropes

6.2

Mascarenhas to Dravid, no run, good length on the off, defended cautiously off the front foot

6.3

Mascarenhas to Dravid, 1 run, gets forward and bunts it between point and cover for a single

6.6

Mascarenhas to Dravid, FOUR, classy, that's his trademark shot, length ball on middle, he bends forward, closes the face and drives it delectably between midwicket and mid-on

Royal Challengers Bangalore 39/3   R Dravid 14* (7b 3x4)
7.2

MM Patel to Dravid, 1 run, short of a good length outside off, dabbed down to third man for a single

7.6

MM Patel to Dravid, no run, Munaf lets out a deceptive grunt as he delivers, it's a slower ball outside off, a legcutter that Dravid tries to run down to third man, but misses

Royal Challengers Bangalore 46/3   R Dravid 15* (9b 3x4)
8.3

Henderson to Dravid, 1 run, short of a good length on the off, nudged down to third man for a single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 52/3   R Dravid 16* (10b 3x4)
9.1

Kamran Khan to Dravid, 1 run, good length on the off stump, eased through to deep cover off the back foot

9.3

Kamran Khan to Dravid, 1 run, fires in a yorker at 140.7 kmph, shrieks as he bowls indicating the effort, Dravid has no trouble flicking it to fine leg

9.5

Kamran Khan to Dravid, 1 run, fired it in full again, an attempted yorker outside off, bowled at 140.3 kmph, setting pretty high speed standards for Indian bowlers here, dug out towards third man

Royal Challengers Bangalore 57/4   R Dravid 19* (13b 3x4)
10.1

Henderson to Dravid, no run, short of a good length outside off, holds its line, Dravid tries to chop that down to third man, misses

10.2

Henderson to Dravid, no run, again, identical result to an identical ball, tries to dab it down to third man but is a little late on the shot

10.3

Henderson to Dravid, no run, good length on middle and leg, pushed back to the bowler

10.4

Henderson to Dravid, 1 run, banged in short outside off, got on to top of it nicely to play it down to third man

10.6

Henderson to Dravid, 1 run, gets wide of the crease and fires it in full on middle, turns it to midwicket

Royal Challengers Bangalore 60/4   R Dravid 21* (18b 3x4)
11.1

Warne to Dravid, 2 runs, drags it short and spins away, bunts it down to deep cover

11.2

Warne to Dravid, 1 run, short and wide again, makes room and punches it to deep cover

Royal Challengers Bangalore 63/4   R Dravid 24* (20b 3x4)
12.1

Pathan to Dravid, no run, bowled flat on middle and off, defended back to the bowler

12.2

Pathan to Dravid, no run, played off the back foot towards short third

12.3

Pathan to Dravid, 2 runs, short of a length outside off, rocks back and chops it down behind point for a couple

12.4

Pathan to Dravid, 1 run, fired in quick on middle and leg, whipped away to deep square leg

Royal Challengers Bangalore 66/5   R Dravid 27* (24b 3x4)
13.1

Warne to Dravid, no run, held it back a little, dropped it short outside off, chopped towards point

13.2

Warne to Dravid, FOUR, shot! Flighted, lands full on middle, gets down on one knee and sweeps it away fiercely to beat the gap between deep square leg and deep midwicket

13.3

Warne to Dravid, 1 leg bye, bowled a touch quicker outside leg, tries to turn it fine, is hit on the pad but they sneak a leg bye

13.5

Warne to Dravid, no run, short of a good length outside off, gets back and chops it down to cover

13.6

Warne to Dravid, 1 run, gets front and across and works it wristily wide of midwicket for a single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 77/5   R Dravid 32* (29b 4x4)
14.1

Pathan to Dravid, no run, slightly short on middle, punched firmly but straight to midwicket

14.2

Pathan to Dravid, FOUR, cheeky, fraction full outside off, reaches forward and paddles it really fine to beat the short-fine fielder to the boundary

14.3

Pathan to Dravid, 1 wide, fires it in wide down the leg side, it's called

14.3

Pathan to Dravid, 1 run, flicked away towards deep midwicket off the front foot

Royal Challengers Bangalore 83/5   R Dravid 37* (32b 5x4)
15.1

Warne to Dravid, no run, superbly done, tossed up on the off stump, drew him forward, he tried to defend but the ball spun away at the last moment to beat the outside edge

15.2

Warne to Dravid, 1 run, short of a length on middle, pulled away to deep midwicket

Royal Challengers Bangalore 88/5   R Dravid 38* (34b 5x4)
16.1

Henderson to Dravid, no run, full on the off stump, dabbed back onto the pitch

16.2

Henderson to Dravid, FOUR, overpitched this time, on a driving length and Dravid obliges, creaming it through the covers to get a much-needed boundary

16.3

Henderson to Dravid, 1 run, short outside off, run down to third man

16.5

Henderson to Dravid, 2 runs, full on middle and leg, driven stylishly between deep midwicket and deep square leg for a couple, his shoe comes off as he tries to run back for the second, it's all worth it

16.6

Henderson to Dravid, 2 runs, aiming for the yorker there, but strays in line a little, pushes it on leg stump, Dravid tickles it wide of a squarish fine leg for a couple

Royal Challengers Bangalore 98/6   R Dravid 47* (39b 6x4)
17.6

Warne to Dravid, 1 run, chopped down wide of cover for a single, Warne ends an enthralling spell

Royal Challengers Bangalore 106/6   R Dravid 48* (40b 6x4)
18.1

Henderson to Dravid, no run, stump-to-stump from the highest wicket-taker in Twenty20 cricket, low full toss on middle, played back to the bowler

18.2

Henderson to Dravid, FOUR, gets to his fifty but playing that inside-out over the covers to beat the gap between deep cover and deep point, well done, he's held one end together here

18.3

Henderson to Dravid, 2 runs, fullish on middle and leg, driven down the ground wide of long-on for a couple more

18.4

Henderson to Dravid, FOUR, crucial runs these, short and wide, cuts it away wide of a diving point to four more

18.5

Henderson to Dravid, 1 run, on middle and leg, a touch fuller, worked away towards square

Royal Challengers Bangalore 117/6   R Dravid 59* (45b 8x4)
19.1

MM Patel to Dravid, 1 wide, short outside off, and it's way too wide, a run gifted

19.1

MM Patel to Dravid, 1 run, full on middle, drilled down the ground to long-on for a single

19.3

MM Patel to Dravid, SIX, massive hit! Length ball on middle, right in the slot for Dravid, makes way and swings it over the deep-midwicket boundary, went about 10-12 rows into the stands

19.4

MM Patel to Dravid, OUT, excellent catch, slower ball bowled short outside off, Dravid made room and struck it well, slapping it past extra cover, but Warne's right at the edge of the circle and stretches and dives to his left to pluck that superbly

R Dravid c Warne b MM Patel 66 (48b 8x4 1x6) SR: 137.50

Royal Challengers Bangalore 125/8   R Dravid 66 (48b 8x4 1x6)
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