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)
0.1

Pietersen to McCullum, OUT, oh lord, whats happening! Its a first-baller! I've lost count of how many times this has happened this season! KP tosses it up outside off stump, McCullum cuts straight into the hands of the point fielder, who didn't have to move an inch

BB McCullum c Kohli b Pietersen 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

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

0.4

Pietersen to Gayle, no run, well bowled, KP! Slowly flighted on middle and leg, Gayle presses forward and gets beaten as the ball breaks away from the bat

0.5

Pietersen to Gayle, 1 run, flat on the pads and tucked away for a single

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   KP Pietersen 1-0-3-1
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

2.4

Pietersen to Gayle, FOUR, bad ball, a rank long hop which gets the Gayle treatment, it was so slow that ball, that he could have gone for a cup of tea before pulling that over midwicket

2.5

Pietersen to Gayle, 5 wides, another bad ball, very wide down the pads, beats Boucher too

2.5

Pietersen to Gayle, no run, a tad short and he cuts from on top of off stump right to point

2.6

Pietersen to Gayle, no run, good ball to end the over, flat on middle and leg and Gayle defends

Kolkata Knight Riders 23/1   KP Pietersen 2-0-13-1
10.1

Pietersen to Gayle, 1 run, flat on middle and leg and turned into the gap at midwicket

10.2

Pietersen to van Wyk, no run, slower ball, tossed up outside off, he opens the face and dabs it fine

10.3

Pietersen to van Wyk, 1 run, much wider and thus van Wyk can cut it behind backward point

10.4

Pietersen to Gayle, 1 run, pitches outside leg, turns in sharply, Gayle turns it away for one

10.5

Pietersen to van Wyk, 1 run, slower ball drifts down the pads and he clips it toward square, Gayle's runner calls for the single and gets home despite a direct hit

10.6

Pietersen to Gayle, 1 run, flat on the pads and again knocked away for a single

Kolkata Knight Riders 66/3   KP Pietersen 3-0-18-1
12.1

Pietersen to Saha, 2 runs, tosses it up to bring out the cover drive, just a couple though

12.2

Pietersen to Saha, no run, tosses it up, Saha comes forward and rolls the wrists, KP dives across

12.3

Pietersen to Saha, 1 run, strides well forward and knocks the ball away to the off side

12.4

Pietersen to van Wyk, 1 run, comes forward and defends gently, getting a quick single to the off

12.5

Pietersen to Saha, 1 run, gets a long way forward, uses the wrists and steers to third man

12.6

Pietersen to van Wyk, 1 run, flat on the stumps and he watchfully plays it away

Kolkata Knight Riders 80/4   KP Pietersen 4-0-24-1
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