Indian Premier League - 2nd match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Rajasthan Royals

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 75 runs

8.1

Henderson to Pietersen, FOUR, and gets smashed, overpitched outside off and Pietersen drives it with utter contempt through the extra-cover region

8.2

Henderson to Pietersen, 1 run, eased through the off side into the covers for a single

8.3

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

8.4

Henderson to Pietersen, no run, fielded superbly by Warne at cover, driven straight towards him, but with some force, and he sticks his right hand out to save a couple of runs

8.5

Henderson to Pietersen, OUT, massive blow! Short of a length on middle, goes for the pull, replays show that was he was perhaps into the shot a little too early, mistimed it towards midwicket where Niraj Patel dived forward to pouch a good catch inches from the ground

KP Pietersen c NK Patel b Henderson 32 (30b 4x4 0x6) SR: 106.66

8.6

Henderson to Kohli, no run, cut back in sharply from outside off, defended it onto the pitch a little awkwardly in the end

Royal Challengers Bangalore 52/4   T Henderson 1-0-6-1

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

10.5

Henderson to Kohli, 1 run, third man into the act again, bowled on a good length outside off, run down

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   T Henderson 2-0-9-1

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

16.4

Henderson to Kumar, 1 run, back of a length on middle, played down wide of midwicket for a single

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   T Henderson 3-0-19-1

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

18.6

Henderson to Kumar, no run, yorker outside off, just outside off, Praveen fails to get his bat down in time

Royal Challengers Bangalore 117/6   T Henderson 4-0-30-1
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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

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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