Indian Premier League - 2nd match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Rajasthan Royals

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 75 runs

11.6

Warne to Akhil, no run, ooh, almost, flighted outside off, gets forward with a lunge but the ball spins away sharply

Royal Challengers Bangalore 63/5   B Akhil 0* (1b)

12.5

Pathan to Akhil, 2 runs, fired in full outside off, makes room and slices it between long-off and deep cover for a couple

12.6

Pathan to Akhil, 2 runs, flat, quick and fullish on middle and leg, flicked away to deep square leg

Royal Challengers Bangalore 70/5   B Akhil 4* (3b)

13.4

Warne to Akhil, 1 run, tossed up on leg stump, ticked short of short fine, Dravid calls well to complete the single and take strike

Royal Challengers Bangalore 76/5   B Akhil 5* (4b)

14.4

Pathan to Akhil, no run, gets back and dabs it down to point

14.5

Pathan to Akhil, no run, spun back in sharply, tried to whip it wide of square leg, was struck high on the pads

14.6

Pathan to Akhil, FOUR, delicately done, short outside off and holding its line, didn't spin but he waited for it and dabbed it past the keeper and short fine, used the pace to perfection to find the boundary

Royal Challengers Bangalore 87/5   B Akhil 9* (7b 1x4)

15.3

Warne to Akhil, no run, close shout for lbw, short outside off, a googly that spun back in sharply, went for the cut, was quick through the air, was rapped on the pads but was struck just outside the line

15.4

Warne to Akhil, OUT, genius! Got him with the flighted one, thrown up on the leg stump sucking him out of the crease, he tried to drive it through the leg side, missed, and the ball spun back in to hit middle and off

B Akhil b Warne 9 (9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Royal Challengers Bangalore 88/6   B Akhil 9 (9b 1x4)
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Photos

Apr 18, 2009

Bangalore's cheerleaders entertain the crowd, Cape Town, April 18, 2009

Bangalore's cheerleaders entertain the crowd

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Apr 18, 2009

Shane Warne proved that he still had plenty in him, Bangalore Royal Challengers v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, 2nd game, Cape Town, April 18, 2009

Shane Warne proved that he still had plenty in him

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