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)
6.1

Mendis to Tendulkar, no run, carrom ball right away, pitched off and defended

6.2

Mendis to Tendulkar, 2 runs, goes in the air, straight down the ground, didn't get hold of it but the good thing was it was stright

6.3

Mendis to Tendulkar, 1 run, gives himself a bit of room to hit it through the covers

6.4

Mendis to Jayasuriya, 1 run, bowls a toppie, Jaya plays it back, and he fails to get back down in time and it costs him a single

6.5

Mendis to Tendulkar, SIX, okay bye Mendis, length ball, looks for the carrom break, but there is no spin, Tendulkar has premeditated a slog sweep, and boy has he connected? It goes way over the midwicket boundary

6.6

Mendis to Tendulkar, 1 run, fuller now, and played down the ground

Mumbai Indians 72/0   BAW Mendis 1-0-11-0
8.1

Mendis to Jayasuriya, SIX, he is dismantling his compatriot, reads the googly, and goes with the spin, lofts it over long-off; uff what batting

8.2

Mendis to Jayasuriya, 1 run, carrom ball this time, but there isn't much turn available here, and helped into the leg side easily

8.3

Mendis to Tendulkar, SIX, Mendis is being taken to pieces, length ball, on the stumps, no turn, and Sachin clears his leg, and plays a little pick-up over midwicket, what a way to reach his 50

8.4

Mendis to Tendulkar, 1 run, pitched up, on the stumps, and he plays it into the leg side, 100 up, inside 10 overs

8.5

Mendis to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, fulltoss, scooped towards fine leg, and by the time the fielder gets around, there is enough time for 2

8.6

Mendis to Jayasuriya, 1 run, full, on the off stump, no spin, and it's hit down to long-off

Mumbai Indians 103/0   BAW Mendis 2-0-28-0
15.1

Mendis to Nayar, OUT, and a run-out right away, quick carrom delivery, takes the pad on the way to short fine, Nayar wants one, but Duminy sends him back. Nayar had taken four steps, yet couldn't make his way back. There was never a run in this, even though Shukla was quite quick

AM Nayar run out 3 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

15.2

Mendis to Bravo, no run, full, spinning in this time, Bravo gets an inside edge

15.3

Mendis to Bravo, 1 run, full, too full, and flicked away into the leg side

15.4

Mendis to Duminy, 1 run, too full again, and flicked into the leg side again

15.5

Mendis to Bravo, 1 run, tries the carrom ball, just short of a length, but there is no turn there, and helped away into the off side

15.6

Mendis to Duminy, 1 run, fulltoss, and played towards long-on all along the ground

Mumbai Indians 155/4   BAW Mendis 3-0-32-0
17.1

Mendis to Dhawan, no run, fullish length, topspinner, and defended

17.2

Mendis to Dhawan, 1 run, googly, starts leg, turns away, and defended into the off side, but gets a single

17.3

Mendis to Duminy, 1 run, fulltoss and played down to long-on

17.4

Mendis to Dhawan, 2 runs, couple for a gap in the off side, drives a fullish delivery

17.5

Mendis to Dhawan, 2 runs, full delivery, sweeps, sweeps well, to the gap in the leg side, two runs

17.6

Mendis to Dhawan, 1 run, steps out, gets to the pitch of the ball, and plays towards long-off

Mumbai Indians 169/5   BAW Mendis 4-0-39-0
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