Indian Premier League - 10th match

Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals

Match tied (Rajasthan Royals won the one-over eliminator)

0.1

Sharma to Smith, no run, nice bounce and carry straightaway for Ishant, Smith leaves it alone and the keeper takes it in front of his face

0.2

Sharma to Smith, 1 leg bye, nudged off the pads to the on side and Smith calls quickly for the run

0.4

Sharma to Smith, no run, steep bounce from over the wicket and Smith dangerously pokes at it

0.5

Sharma to Smith, no run, pacy delivery on the pads and he knocks it down to midwicket

0.6

Sharma to Smith, 2 runs, draws him forward with a full delivery and he angles it down to third man

Rajasthan Royals 4/0   GC Smith 2* (5b)

3.1

Anureet Singh to Smith, no run, fullish on the offstump and pushed with soft hands to mid-off

3.2

Anureet Singh to Smith, no run, gets well forward again and pushes this towards point

3.3

Anureet Singh to Smith, 1 run, plays a short arm pull to fine leg and a fumble by Ishant doesn't cost them another run

Rajasthan Royals 25/2   GC Smith 3* (8b)

4.1

Sharma to Smith, no run, shuffles across his crease and pushes it hard down to mid-off

4.2

Sharma to Smith, no run

4.3

Sharma to Smith, FOUR, short and he pulls this one hard over square leg, he gets in position quickly and clubs him away

4.4

Sharma to Smith, 1 run

Rajasthan Royals 36/2   GC Smith 8* (12b 1x4)

5.1

Agarkar to Smith, no run, fullish outside off and pushed softly to mid-off

5.2

Agarkar to Smith, 1 run, keeps it tight on that offstump line and Smith pushes forward and takes a quick single to point

Rajasthan Royals 41/2   GC Smith 9* (14b 1x4)

6.1

Mendis to Smith, 1 leg bye, drifts on the pads and Smith steals a quick run, a direct hit by McCullum would have sent Smith packing

6.5

Mendis to Smith, no run, mistimes the drive to the off side

6.6

Mendis to Smith, 1 run, flat and quick on the pads and he works it to the on side for a single

Rajasthan Royals 61/2   GC Smith 10* (17b 1x4)

7.1

Ganguly to Smith, 1 run, full on middle and leg and worked to long-on

7.3

Ganguly to Smith, 1 run, gets forward and drives to Anureet Singh at long-off and that's the 50 stand

7.5

Ganguly to Smith, 3 runs, gives him width outside off and he crashes it just wide of extra cover, Yashpal mistimes his dive at the boundary but manages to pull it back and relay the ball to another fielder

Rajasthan Royals 68/2   GC Smith 15* (20b 1x4)

8.1

Mendis to Smith, OUT, Smith looked in trouble straightaway! He tries to force a full ball to the on side but the ball clips his pad in front of the stumps and lobs low to Gayle at first slip, Mendis goes up for the lbw and Mark Benson checks with his colleague if Gayle took it cleanly, replays confirmed that Smith edged the ball onto his pads, so he's out caught

GC Smith c Gayle b Mendis 15 (21b 1x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

Rajasthan Royals 70/3   GC Smith 15 (21b 1x4)
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Apr 23, 2009

Shane Warne speaks to Kamran Khan ahead of the Super Over, Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, 10th match, Cape Town, April 23, 2009

Shane Warne speaks to Kamran Khan ahead of the Super Over

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Apr 23, 2009

Yusuf Pathan's joy knows no bounds, Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, 10th match, Cape Town, April 23, 2009

Yusuf Pathan's joy knows no bounds

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