Indian Premier League, 19th match: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kolkata Knight Riders at Durban, Apr 29, 2009
Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 5 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Played at Kingsmead, Durban (neutral venue)
29 April 2009 (20-over match)
0.2

Pietersen to Hodge, 1 wide, spins down the pads and thats called a wide

0.2

Pietersen to Hodge, no run, more sharp turn, pitches on middle and off and spins down leg

0.3

Pietersen to Hodge, 1 run, first runs off the bat as Hodge works one off his pads

0.6

Pietersen to Hodge, no run, tosses it up and Hodge hits back hard to KP on the bounce

Kolkata Knight Riders 3/1   BJ Hodge 1* (3b)
1.4

van der Merwe to Hodge, 1 run, flat on the pads and turned away through midwicket for one

Kolkata Knight Riders 9/1   BJ Hodge 2* (4b)
2.1

Pietersen to Hodge, no run, picks a slow turner from outside off and sweeps hard to square

2.2

Pietersen to Hodge, no run, flatter, shorter, wider and he dabs it square on the off side

2.3

Pietersen to Hodge, 1 run, there's a mistimed shot, Hodge sweeping with the turn but nearly giving Kallis at square leg a catch, but the ball just evaded him

Kolkata Knight Riders 14/1   BJ Hodge 3* (7b)
3.1

Pankaj Singh to Hodge, no run, pitches short of a length, Hodge gets up and inside-edges the pull

3.2

Pankaj Singh to Hodge, no run, ah, well bowled, thats just a fraction fuller and sucking Hodge forward, he plays a nothing shot, surprised by the bounce, ball takes the shoulder of the bat and drops safely

3.3

Pankaj Singh to Hodge, SIX, he's had enough and does a cute little two-step, collecting the ball on the volley after making room and chipping it high over extra cover

3.4

Pankaj Singh to Hodge, FOUR, again he exposes all the stumps and reaches out to slap a wide ball between cover and point for four

3.5

Pankaj Singh to Hodge, no run, good comeback, back of a length on off stump and Hodge defends

3.6

Pankaj Singh to Hodge, FOUR, top shot that from Hodge, again using his feet to create room and this time he smashes a wide ball through cover for four to end the over

Kolkata Knight Riders 37/1   BJ Hodge 17* (13b 2x4 1x6)
5.4

Kumble to Hodge, no run, flipper, short on off stump and he defends it back

5.5

Kumble to Hodge, OUT, got em with the slider! Kumble flights it up on a length and the ball skids on to hit Hodge just around the knee roll, very late on the shot, and Mark Benson raises the finger

BJ Hodge lbw b Kumble 17 (15b 2x4 1x6) SR: 113.33

Kolkata Knight Riders 45/2   BJ Hodge 17 (15b 2x4 1x6)
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