Indian Premier League, 15th match: Kings XI Punjab v Rajasthan Royals at Cape Town, Apr 26, 2009
Kings XI Punjab won by 27 runs
Played at Newlands, Cape Town (neutral venue)
26 April 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)

Patel to Bopara, FOUR, loosener, gentle-paced, not much wrong with line and length, just short of a length, just outside off, and Bopara crashes it on the up, through covers


Patel to Bopara, no run, this is closer to off stump, same length, and Bopara plays it straight to mid-off


Patel to Bopara, 1 run, wider, fuller, moving away, and Bopara plays it with an open face to thirdman


Patel to Sangakkara, no run, now Munaf works some pace, 133ks, fullish, just outside off and straightening, Sanga defends into the off side


Patel to Sangakkara, no run, shortern, on the stumps, Sanga looks to cut, but is early into the shot, and inside-edges it onto the pitch


Patel to Sangakkara, no run, good line and length, just short of a length, on off stump, bowled from very close to the umpire, so it doesn't angle much, and there is no room for Sanga

Kings XI Punjab 12/1   MM Patel 1-0-5-0

Patel to Yuvraj Singh, OUT, and Munaf strikes first ball too, what does Warnie tell them, four overs from this end, and three first deliveries have resulted in wickets. this was a superb delivery, length ball, on off, seamed away, and Yuvraj hung his rod, and Rawat caught the edge

Yuvraj Singh c †Rawat b Patel 2 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66


Patel to Jayawardene, no run, just short of a length, outside off, and Mahela lets it go


Patel to Jayawardene, 1 run, another back-of-a-length delivery, and this time Mahela gets a single to thirdman


Patel to Sangakkara, 1 run, on the target again, stump to stump, just short of a length, just a single to midwicket


Patel to Jayawardene, 2 runs, a touch fuller, looking to squeeze it through bat-pad gap, Mhela's bat comes down on time and gets him two to wide of mid-on


Patel to Jayawardene, no run, pulls the length back again, it's a touch wide, and Mahela doesn't play at it

Kings XI Punjab 42/3   MM Patel 2-0-9-1

Patel to Jayawardene, 2 runs, short and wide, cut away hard by Mahela, Yusuf runs from thirdman, fumbles, but it doesn't cost them, they were taking two anyway


Patel to Jayawardene, OUT, No. 2 for Munaf, this is pure pressure, just short of a length, Mahela looks to loft over mid-off, the ball stops a touch, and Mahela has to check the shot, but he ends up lobbing it straight to mid-off

DPMD Jayawardene c Kamran Khan b Patel 7 (10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 70.00


Patel to Pathan, no run, on target, is Munaf, length delivery, middle stump, just angling across, and Irfan defends it to mid-off


Patel to Pathan, no run, bang on target again, same delivery, a touch slower, and defneded off the back foot


Patel to Pathan, 3 runs, that's a misfield at midwicket by Kamran, this ball was a touch straighter, played towards midwicket where Kamran just dives over it, and costs two runs


Patel to Sangakkara, 1 run, fullish, but on the stumps, and played straight towards long-off, will be just a single

Kings XI Punjab 52/4   MM Patel 3-0-15-2

Patel to Chawla, FOUR, and Chawla has made up a bit for that run-out of Sanga with a fantastic shot, it was just short of a yorker, on off, and Chawla makes room and crisply hits it square of thirdman for four


Patel to Chawla, no run, and he is beaten by a slower ball this time, already down to front foot and is fooled


Patel to Chawla, no run, superb comeback by Munaf after that first-ball boundary, slower ball, 107ks, and Chawla is beaten again


Patel to Chawla, 2 wides, that's an ordinary call, it's like a schoolkid, Chawla has walked across outside off, and another slower ball, this cuts across that wide marker, and is given wide


Patel to Mota, no run, whoa, Munaf is diving, off hos own bowling, after having bowled a yorker, across in front of the non-striker, what an over, another dot ball


Patel to Mota, 1 run, full and stright again, just short of being a yorker, and only a single to long-on


Patel to Chawla, 2 runs, full and straight again, hit to the left of Munaf and he hurts himself by getting a hand on it: the pace has been taken off, and the batsmen can come back for two

Kings XI Punjab 139/6   MM Patel 4-0-24-2





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