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)
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

6.2

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

6.3

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

6.4

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

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   BAW Mendis 1-0-6-0
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

8.2

Mendis to Jadeja, no run, full and pushed back to the bowler

8.3

Mendis to Jadeja, 1 run

8.4

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

8.5

Mendis to Jadeja, 1 run, stays back and punches it to the off side

8.6

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   BAW Mendis 2-0-9-2
10.1

Mendis to Mascarenhas, 1 run, the incutter this time and he pushes it with the turn to mid-on

10.2

Mendis to Jadeja, 1 run, lunges forward and taps it in front of point with soft hands and sets off

10.3

Mendis to Mascarenhas, no run, this one spins away from the right hander and catches the batsman at sea

10.4

Mendis to Mascarenhas, no run, the straighter one and Mascarenhas does well to get his bat behind the line and defend

10.5

Mendis to Mascarenhas, no run, taps it towards cover and thinks of a single but tells his partner to stay back

10.6

Mendis to Mascarenhas, no run, gets a half prod forward and defends to the off side

Rajasthan Royals 80/4   BAW Mendis 3-0-11-2
12.1

Mendis to Jadeja, 1 run, gives it more air and he softly nudges it down to mid-on

12.2

Mendis to Mascarenhas, 1 run, stays on the backfoot and punches this one down to mid-off

12.3

Mendis to Jadeja, 1 wide, wide down the leg side and he fails to make contact as he tries to work it on its way

12.3

Mendis to Jadeja, 2 runs, shuffles and clips it with the line down to fine leg

12.4

Mendis to Jadeja, 1 run, lands on middle and leg and he tucks it to the on side

12.5

Mendis to Mascarenhas, 1 run, the straighter one and he punches it down to long-off

12.6

Mendis to Jadeja, 1 run, delivers from wide of the crease and Jadeja pushes hard through the line to long-off

Rajasthan Royals 93/4   BAW Mendis 4-0-19-2
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