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)

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


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


Warne to Kohli, no run, short on the off and spinning away from the right hander, slapped down to cover


Warne to Kohli, no run, much fuller and on the leg stump, gets back and punches it back to the bowler


Warne to Kohli, OUT, bowled 'im, tossed up on leg stump, inducing Kohli to step out of the crease, he tries to work it away into the leg side, misses, the ball spins back in to peg back middle

V Kohli b Warne 3 (8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 37.50


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   SK Warne 1-0-3-1

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


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


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


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


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


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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 77/5   SK Warne 2-0-9-1

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


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


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


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


Warne to Kumar, no run, dropped off the front foot into the leg side


Warne to Kumar, no run, almost threw it away, had a blind swing at it but the spin took it away from him, the bowler has a nice chuckle while Dravid will have asked Praveen to keep himself under control

Royal Challengers Bangalore 88/6   SK Warne 3-0-10-2

Warne to Kumar, no run, swings and misses, Praveen and Dravid are two opposites, flighted on middle and he tries to dismiss that into the stands but the ball zips away to beat him


Warne to Kumar, no run, on middle and off, pushed into the off side


Warne to Kumar, no run, slightly short on the off, kept a little low, punched to cover


Warne to Kumar, SIX, connects well this time, it's flighted and full on middle, gets under it and smashes it back over the bowler's head for the first six of the innings


Warne to Kumar, 1 run, short of a length on middle, slaps it over the non-striker to long-on


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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 106/6   SK Warne 4-0-18-2





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