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)
1.1

Mascarenhas to Sangakkara, no run, short, angling across, Sanga looks to steer, but can't beat point

1.2

Mascarenhas to Sangakkara, no run, length delivery, angling across, but slower at 113ks, and defended into the covers. Still waiting for the first runs off the bat

1.3

Mascarenhas to Sangakkara, no run, another slower delivery, 107ks, just short of a length, but Sanga steps down to drive, but can't beat mid-off

1.4

Mascarenhas to Sangakkara, FOUR, finally runs off the bat, off the edge rather, this one seamed away after pitching off, and got the edge, wide of slip

1.5

Mascarenhas to Sangakkara, 1 run, just short of a length, angling across, bunted into the off side and they set off for a quick single

1.6

Mascarenhas to Bopara, 1 run, did that stay low a touch? Bopara seemed to bend more than he would, a length ball on middle, and dropped into on side and another quick single taken

Kings XI Punjab 7/1   AD Mascarenhas 1-0-6-0
3.1

Mascarenhas to Bopara, no run, length ball, on the off stump, defended back to the bowler

3.2

Mascarenhas to Bopara, FOUR, scoop, lovely shot, gets down on a knee, across the stumps, gets low enough, and helps it over fine leg

3.3

Mascarenhas to Bopara, no run, slower cutter, on the stumps, and defended

3.4

Mascarenhas to Bopara, 1 run, just short of length, on the stumps, drops it with soft hands towards Jadeja at midwicket, and rushes through for one

3.5

Mascarenhas to Sangakkara, no run, pitched up, angling across, and Sanga looks to crash it trhough the off side, but this doesn't have enough pace on it

3.6

Mascarenhas to Sangakkara, FOUR, drives haven't worked for him so far, so Sanga slogs, this time he waited for the ball to come on, at 113ks, cleared his front leg, and picked it from in front of stumps and hit it over midwicket

Kings XI Punjab 21/1   AD Mascarenhas 2-0-15-0
7.1

Mascarenhas to Sangakkara, 1 run, full, and angling across, and driven through extra

7.2

Mascarenhas to Jayawardene, no run, just short of a length, on the off, and Mahela defends with an open face

7.3

Mascarenhas to Jayawardene, 1 run, slower ball, just outside off, short of a length, and played down to thirdman

7.4

Mascarenhas to Sangakkara, 1 run, short and angling across, and Sanga plays it to sweeper-cover

7.5

Mascarenhas to Jayawardene, no run, same length, just outside off, angling in, and defended into the off side

7.6

Mascarenhas to Jayawardene, 1 run, Mahela looks to paddle, but the length is too short, and just limply scoops it, but it lands safely

Kings XI Punjab 46/3   AD Mascarenhas 3-0-19-0
13.1

Mascarenhas to Sangakkara, FOUR, short, too short for that pace and if the third man is up, Sanga waits, and just guides it over the short thirdman

13.2

Mascarenhas to Sangakkara, 1 run, slower offcutter, pitching outside off, and turning towards the stumps, and Sanga turns it around the corner

13.3

Mascarenhas to Pathan, 1 run, short and angling across, Irfan forces it through the off side

13.4

Mascarenhas to Sangakkara, 1 run, slower offcutter on ther pads, and helped away towards midwicket

13.5

Mascarenhas to Pathan, 1 run, on the pads, length ball, played into the on side

13.6

Mascarenhas to Sangakkara, 2 runs, he goes slower again, on the pads again, Sanga waits this time, gets on a knee and sweeps it to between fine leg and deep backward square, will get two

Kings XI Punjab 86/4   AD Mascarenhas 4-0-29-0
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