Indian Premier League - 2nd match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Rajasthan Royals

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 75 runs

0.1

Mascarenhas to Ryder, no run, landed on a good length outside off and left Ryder after pitching, left alone

0.2

Mascarenhas to Ryder, OUT, gone! Early damage for Bangalore, pitched on a teasing length outside off and darted back in to kiss the inside edge as Ryder came forward to push at it, and Rawat made no mistake behind the stumps

JD Ryder c †Rawat b Mascarenhas 0 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.3

Mascarenhas to Taylor, OUT, Dimitri you beauty!! Timber! Landed on a good length on the off stump and moved back in, Taylor walked across to clip it fine, missed it completely and leg stump went for a walk. He's on a hat-trick now

LRPL Taylor b Mascarenhas 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.4

Mascarenhas to Pietersen, no run, he survives, shaping it away from the right hander this time, landed on a length outside off and moved away, left alone

0.5

Mascarenhas to Pietersen, FOUR, shot! Straying on the pads, moves across and flicks it disdainfully over midwicket to get his team off the mark

0.6

Mascarenhas to Pietersen, no run, short of a good length on the off stump, pushed towards cover from the crease

Royal Challengers Bangalore 4/2   AD Mascarenhas 1-0-4-2

2.1

Mascarenhas to Uthappa, 1 run, shuffles to the off and tickles it short of midwicket for a quick single, bowled full on the pads

2.2

Mascarenhas to Pietersen, 2 runs, wristily flicks it fine, took it from middle, it was angling into him and dispatched it with a whip wide of fine leg

2.3

Mascarenhas to Pietersen, no run, gets it outside off this time, pushed off the front foot to cover

2.4

Mascarenhas to Pietersen, no run, kept a little low, bowled from close to the stumps and lands it on the off, moves in a touch but KP handles it well, defending it back to the bowler

2.5

Mascarenhas to Pietersen, no run, much fuller on the off stump, tries to force it through the leg side, mistimes it to midwicket

2.6

Mascarenhas to Pietersen, no run, good length on the off stump, defended watchfully towards cover, excellent over

Royal Challengers Bangalore 12/2   AD Mascarenhas 2-0-7-2

4.1

Mascarenhas to Pietersen, 2 runs, plays the paddle scoop, fullish on middle, shuffles, bends and plays it away wide of fine leg

4.2

Mascarenhas to Pietersen, no run, short of a good length on middle and off, pushed back to the bowler on the front foot

4.3

Mascarenhas to Pietersen, no run, almost plays on, angling into the right hander, he hasn't got any room whatsoever, jags back in after landing on middle and off, tries to cart that over mid-on, gets an inside edge onto his pads

4.4

Mascarenhas to Pietersen, 1 run, pushed from the crease towards mid-on for a single

4.5

Mascarenhas to Uthappa, OUT, Uthappa throws it away, length ball on the off and his eyes lit up, tried to waft that across the line over midwicket, got the top edge and Rawat didn't have to move much to snap that

RV Uthappa c †Rawat b Mascarenhas 3 (10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 30.00

4.6

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore 17/3   AD Mascarenhas 3-0-10-3

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

6.4

Mascarenhas to Pietersen, no run, banged in short on middle, Pietersen had shaped himself up for a pull but realised that it had bounced much more than he expected, ducked at the last moment

6.5

Mascarenhas to Pietersen, 1 run, pushed off the back foot wide of 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   AD Mascarenhas 4-0-20-3
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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

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