Indian Premier League, 10th match: Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals at Cape Town, Apr 23, 2009
Match tied (Rajasthan Royals won the one-over eliminator)
Played at Newlands, Cape Town (neutral venue)
23 April 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)

Sharma to Pathan, no run, keeps it a bit short and forces Yusuf to hop and defend


Sharma to Pathan, no run, bangs it in short and hr has to duck quickly to evade that bouncer


Sharma to Pathan, SIX, lovely shot! Ishant overpitches on middle and off and Yusuf has a freeswing of the arms and carts him for a huge six over the sightscreen


Sharma to Pathan, FOUR, slower ball but it's yet another boundary ball, he swings across the line and clears square leg's reach

Rajasthan Royals 24/2   YK Pathan 10* (4b 1x4 1x6)

Anureet Singh to Pathan, SIX, short and down the leg side and he swivels and pulls very effortlessly over fine leg, he didn't hit it too hard and the timing was perfect


Anureet Singh to Pathan, no run, keeps it full and Yusuf punches it hard down to mid-off


Anureet Singh to Pathan, no run, thick outside edge and it just falls short of Gayle at first slip, change of pace I reckon

Rajasthan Royals 31/2   YK Pathan 16* (7b 1x4 2x6)

Sharma to Pathan, FOUR, too short and the ball kind of stops on him, that allows him to get right back and slam it wide of mid-off and cover


Sharma to Pathan, no run, fuller and he tries to biff this past mid-off but fails to beat mid-off, good fielding dada

Rajasthan Royals 40/2   YK Pathan 20* (9b 2x4 2x6)

Agarkar to Pathan, FOUR, makes room to an overpitched delivery outside off and he frees his arms and flays him over extra cover, very nearly cleared the rope


Agarkar to Pathan, 1 wide, slides down the leg side and wide called


Agarkar to Pathan, no run, the bowler gets away with this one as he strays on the pads, Yusuf was too early on the flick


Agarkar to Pathan, FOUR, slower ball but too short and wide, Yusuf chases it and at the point of contact checks his shot, he manages to place it well enough wide of third man


Agarkar to Pathan, FOUR, that's a low full toss and Yusuf gives it the treatment by smacking it across the line and over mid-on, boy is he in form

Rajasthan Royals 54/2   YK Pathan 32* (13b 5x4 2x6)

Mendis to Pathan, no run, tries to hoick him to the on side but the ball comes on quick, he ends up jabbing it back to the bowler


Mendis to Pathan, FOUR, takes the aerial route with a huge slog, he bisects the gap between two fielders and fetches a boundary to deep midwicket


Mendis to Pathan, 1 run, full and hoicked along the turf wide of midwicket

Rajasthan Royals 60/2   YK Pathan 37* (16b 6x4 2x6)

Ganguly to Pathan, 1 run, lands it on a good length outside off and he punches it down to deep point


Ganguly to Pathan, 1 run, frees his arms and chops it hard wide of cover


Ganguly to Pathan, 2 runs, takes the aerial route over the off side but the ball lands in the middle of nowhere

Rajasthan Royals 70/2   YK Pathan 41* (19b 6x4 2x6)

Mendis to Pathan, 1 run, punched hard towards mid-off


Mendis to Pathan, OUT, very poor shot by the well-set Pathan, he tries to slog him against the spin and gets a thick top edge, Yashpal takes the skier easily at point

YK Pathan c Yashpal Singh b Mendis 42 (21b 6x4 2x6) SR: 200.00

Rajasthan Royals 73/4   YK Pathan 42 (21b 6x4 2x6)





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