Indian Premier League, 17th match: Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians at Port Elizabeth, Apr 27, 2009
Mumbai Indians won by 92 runs
Played at St George's Park, Port Elizabeth (neutral venue)
27 April 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)

Sharma to Jayasuriya, 1 run, full, almost a yorker, Jaya gives it his all, gets an inside edge and goes for one to fine leg


Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, lovely delivery, back of a length, holds its line, beats a poke from Tendulkar, a taste of what Ponting faced in Australia


Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, fuller, but he has pushed Sachin into the crease, plays defensively


Sharma to Tendulkar, 3 runs, lovely flick from in front of his stumps, to deep backward square leg. Anureet runs from deep fine and makes the stop, but twists his ankle in doing so. Visible pain there. Big blow if he can't bowl. Limping off the field now


Sharma to Jayasuriya, no run, short angling across, 136ks, plays with an open face, towards point


Sharma to Jayasuriya, no run, fuller, on the pads, fast, and Jayasuriya defends into the on side

Mumbai Indians 4/0   I Sharma 1-0-4-0

Sharma to Tendulkar, 5 wides, five wides there, wide down leg, moving away, and McCullum has no chance. The wrist broke too early as he bowled that


Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, perfect, back of a length, just outside off, holding its line, and beating the outside edge


Sharma to Tendulkar, 1 wide, another wide, down the leg side again


Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, good ball, good shot, short and wide as it started, but nipped back in. A cramped up Tendulkar still manages to cut it, but can't beat cover


Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, fuller, Tendulkar looks to flick, misses, and the angle saves him there


Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, big inswinger, he has finally got his wrist and release right, this was full, started outside off, beat Tendulkar and would have missed leg


Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, another full, inswinger, Tendulkar waits for it to move and then drives it stright down the ground, but can't beat mid-on


Sharma to Tendulkar, FOUR, slight error in length, and is punished, it's short and wide, but bouncing, but Tendulkaer gets on the top of the bounce, and caresses it between point and cover

Mumbai Indians 26/0   I Sharma 2-0-14-0

Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, yorks Tendulkar, and played towards midwicket


Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, shorter, just outside off, and Tendulkar doesn't get the room to cut


Sharma to Tendulkar, SIX, uff, shades of Andy Caddick there from the 2003 world cup, short and wide, chest high, Sachin goes leg side, and pulls it with ease, smooth over midwicket


Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, fuller on the stumps, that's the length to ball, and defended straight back


Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, slower ball, nelson ks, but short and wide, yet manages to put Tendulkar off timing


Sharma to Tendulkar, 1 run, back of a length, around off, Tendulkar moves across and nudges it into the on side

Mumbai Indians 45/0   I Sharma 3-0-21-0

Sharma to Dhawan, no run, short, angling across, and he misses out on the late-cut


Sharma to Dhawan, no run, another dot ball, short ball, and pulled, but can't beat midwicket


Sharma to Dhawan, 2 runs, goes short again, knows something about his Delhi team-mate? This one is pulled well, though, to wide long-on where Dinda fumbles to allow a two


Sharma to Dhawan, FOUR, what a shot, Dhawan breaks the shackles, improvising, goes right across the line, and then flicks the slower ball over short fine


Sharma to Dhawan, OUT, Ishant has got his Delhi team-mate, with a short one, extra bounce there, Dhawan looks to make room and cut, and gets a big edge through to McCullum. It's now 6 for 64 after the break

S Dhawan c †McCullum b Sharma 12 (6m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 120.00


Sharma to Tiwary, 2 runs, and he drives well right away, just outside off, and drives with an open face, a diving point fieldsman gets a hand and saves two

Mumbai Indians 177/6   I Sharma 4-0-29-1





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