Indian Premier League, 23rd match: Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians at East London, May 1, 2009
Mumbai Indians won by 9 runs
Played at Buffalo Park, East London (neutral venue)
1 May 2009 (20-over match)

Sharma to Tendulkar, 1 wide, wide outside the offstump and Tendyulka sticks his pad out and watches it through


Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, hits the right length outside off and Tendulkar tries to force it past the covers


Sharma to Tendulkar, 2 runs, a misfield gets Tendulkar off the mark, he punches him hard past cover and Shukla sprints and pulls it back


Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, Tendulkar has a wild swish outside off and luckily for him it's a wide, not far from the edge


Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, nice punched drive but he finds Shukla at backward point


Sharma to Tendulkar, FOUR, streaky boundary and Ishant nearly gets him there, he reaches out to a wide delivery and gets a thick inside edge which beats the stumps and keeper

Mumbai Indians 9/0   SR Tendulkar 6* (5b 1x4)

Dinda to Tendulkar, no run, keeps it on a good length outside off and he punches it down to backward point


Dinda to Tendulkar, no run, he's hitting them off the middle of the bat but invariably he finds the fielder, mid-off picks it up


Dinda to Tendulkar, 1 run, he nurdles it just wide of short fine leg and there's hesitation for the second run, Tendulkar's halfway down the pitch before he sprints back

Mumbai Indians 15/0   SR Tendulkar 7* (8b 1x4)

Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, fullish in length outside off, he gets forward and pushes it to mid-off


Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, nips it back into the right hander and Tendulkar steers it towards short cover and tells his partner to stay back


Sharma to Tendulkar, 1 run, Tendulkar reaches out and gets a thick outside edge to third man, Dinda does superbly to slide and cut it off

Mumbai Indians 16/0   SR Tendulkar 8* (11b 1x4)

Dinda to Tendulkar, 1 leg bye, tucks him up by getting the ball to nip back in off the pitch, the ball clips his pads and rolls away


Dinda to Tendulkar, 1 run, fullish outside off and pushed down the ground to mid-off

Mumbai Indians 24/1   SR Tendulkar 9* (13b 1x4)

Shukla to Tendulkar, no run, punches it on the front foot off the middle of the bat and just beats short cover, mid-off picks it up


Shukla to Tendulkar, 1 run, flashes hard and gets a thickish edge down to third man


Shukla to Tendulkar, FOUR, Shukla errs by sliding it on the pads and with fine leg up the batsman just needs to trickle it away and that's what Tendulkar did


Shukla to Tendulkar, no run, Appeal, he drops it in front of short cover and sets off, Harbhajan sends him back and there's a direct hit, the third umpire has a look and Tendulkar is safe


Shukla to Tendulkar, 1 run, full in length outside off and he pushes it through the line to mid-off

Mumbai Indians 31/1   SR Tendulkar 15* (18b 2x4)

Kartik to Tendulkar, SIX, looked like a mis-hit at first but that carried over the rope alright, he reaches forward to a flighted delivery, didn't look like he got to the pitch of it but there was enough elevation to clear long-off


Kartik to Tendulkar, 1 run, shuffles and works it to the on side

Mumbai Indians 38/1   SR Tendulkar 22* (20b 2x4 1x6)

Shukla to Tendulkar, no run, short and wide outside off and he flashes hard and misses


Shukla to Tendulkar, 2 runs, knocks it back to the bowler


Shukla to Tendulkar, no run, Shukla teases him with width outside off and Tendulkar falls for the bait and flashes hard again and misses


Shukla to Tendulkar, no run, short outside off and he pulls but finds midwicket


Shukla to Tendulkar, no run, appeal! Tendulkar tries to sweep a full toss and he may have been struck just outside the line of offstump, Shukla runs across and cuts it off


Shukla to Tendulkar, no run, commits early to the front foot and punches it straight to sweeper cover

Mumbai Indians 42/2   SR Tendulkar 24* (26b 2x4 1x6)

Agarkar to Tendulkar, no run, Tendulkar tries to upper cut it as Agarkar drops it short, late choice of shot and he fails to make contact


Agarkar to Tendulkar, SIX, Agarkar drops it on a good length and Tendulkar gives the charge and tonks him high over long-off, that's authority for you


Agarkar to Tendulkar, FOUR, shot! Agarkar drops it too full outside off and tendulkar gets on his knee and smashes it along the turf to deep extra cover, the sweeper had no chance


Agarkar to Tendulkar, 1 wide, the slow bouncer this time and he slides down the leg side


Agarkar to Tendulkar, OUT, Tendulkar perishes to a low full toss! The ball swings away from him and he reaches out and punches it off the toe of the bat and McCullum falls forward at short cover and takes the catch

SR Tendulkar c McCullum b Agarkar 34 (30b 3x4 2x6) SR: 113.33

Mumbai Indians 54/3   SR Tendulkar 34 (30b 3x4 2x6)





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