Indian Premier League - 27th match

Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders

Kings XI Punjab won by 6 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)

4.5

Abdulla to Hodge, no run, good ball angled across, Hodge watches it closely and lets it go.

4.6

Abdulla to Hodge, no run, fuller and slower from Abdulla, defends to the off side.

Kolkata Knight Riders 23/1   BJ Hodge 0* (2b)

5.3

Malik to Hodge, 2 runs, short ball and Hodge pulls along the g round through midwicket for couple of runs.

5.4

Malik to Hodge, no run, pushed back down the track to the bowler.

5.5

Malik to Hodge, no run, down the track and looks to go big, misses it completely and through to the keeper.

5.6

Malik to Hodge, 2 runs, short ball pulled around to deep midwicket, good running from Hodge comes back for the second run.

Kolkata Knight Riders 28/1   BJ Hodge 4* (6b)

6.5

Chawla to Hodge, 1 run, moves forward and works through the vacant midwicket.

Kolkata Knight Riders 30/1   BJ Hodge 5* (7b)

7.1

Malik to Hodge, no run, fuller delivery played back down the track and fielded by the bowler on his follow-through.

7.2

Malik to Hodge, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, Hodge does well, cuts behind point past the fielder and the ball goes to the fence, a boundary after a long time.

7.3

Malik to Hodge, no run, full delivery worked along the ground straight to the fielder at midwicket.

7.4

Malik to Hodge, 1 run, looking for the big shot, chips it in the air to deep square leg for a single.

Kolkata Knight Riders 35/1   BJ Hodge 10* (11b 1x4)

8.3

Chawla to Hodge, 1 run, this time Hodge down the wicket and drives down the ground to long off.

8.5

Chawla to Hodge, FOUR, lovely shot from Hodge, comes down the track and hits well in the air through midwicket to the fence.

8.6

Chawla to Hodge, no run, good ball to finish the over, pushes it quickly and Hodge plays it back to Chawla.

Kolkata Knight Riders 43/1   BJ Hodge 15* (14b 2x4)

9.5

Yuvraj Singh to Hodge, 1 run, pushes down the ground to mid-off.

Kolkata Knight Riders 51/1   BJ Hodge 16* (15b 2x4)

10.4

Chawla to Hodge, no run, an appeal for lbw as the ball spins and strikes the pad, turned down as the ball pitched outside the leg stump.

10.5

Chawla to Hodge, FOUR, wonderful use of the feet from Hodge, comes down the track and hits it hard over the bowler to the fence.

10.6

Chawla to Hodge, no run, moves back and defends to the off side.

Kolkata Knight Riders 58/2   BJ Hodge 20* (18b 3x4)

11.2

Yuvraj Singh to Hodge, 1 run, waits for the turn and works it to midwicket for a single.

11.4

Yuvraj Singh to Hodge, no run, down the track and looks to defend, off the pad to the off side.

11.5

Yuvraj Singh to Hodge, FOUR, a poor delivery from Yuvraj, a long hop and well put away by Hodge, pulls well along the ground to midwicket fence.

11.6

Yuvraj Singh to Hodge, FOUR, again put away, another short delivery and Hodge rocks onto the back foot and pulls well to the midwicket fence, the ball was bit closer to the fielder this time but he could not stop it.

Kolkata Knight Riders 71/2   BJ Hodge 29* (22b 5x4)

12.3

Malik to Hodge, 1 run, moves back and punches through the off side to cover for a single.

12.5

Malik to Hodge, no run, pushes back down the track and a good stop by Malik on his follow-through.

12.6

Malik to Hodge, 1 run, slower and too short from Malik, pulled along the ground to deep midwicket.

Kolkata Knight Riders 75/2   BJ Hodge 31* (25b 5x4)

13.1

Powar to Hodge, 1 run, tossed up outside the off stump, down the track and drives to long on.

13.4

Powar to Hodge, 1 run, uses his feet and pushes to mid-on.

Kolkata Knight Riders 78/2   BJ Hodge 33* (27b 5x4)

14.1

Abdulla to Hodge, 1 run, plays through point to the deep for a single.

14.3

Abdulla to Hodge, 1 run, cut away down to third man for a single. Boundaries yet to flow from the bat.

14.6

Abdulla to Hodge, SIX, that goes a long way into the stands at long on. Hodge hits it hard and in the air over the fence for maximum, wonderful strike.

Kolkata Knight Riders 92/2   BJ Hodge 41* (30b 5x4 1x6)

15.2

Chawla to Hodge, 1 run, looking to pull, mistimes through the vacant midwicket.

15.5

Chawla to Hodge, 2 wides, sweeps and the ball takes the pad down to fine leg, the umpire signals a wide.

Kolkata Knight Riders 103/2   BJ Hodge 42* (31b 5x4 1x6)

16.1

Malik to Hodge, 1 run, down the track and drives down the ground to long on.

Kolkata Knight Riders 106/3   BJ Hodge 43* (32b 5x4 1x6)

17.2

Pathan to Hodge, 1 run, once again driven along the ground to the sweeper.

17.4

Pathan to Hodge, 1 run, looking for the big booming drive through the off side, mistimes to cover.

17.6

Pathan to Hodge, FOUR, full toss slammed away past backward point to the fence. Hodge is on 49.

Kolkata Knight Riders 122/3   BJ Hodge 49* (35b 6x4 1x6)

18.3

Abdulla to Hodge, 1 run, full toss wide outside the off stump, played out to the sweeper and that brings up Hodge's 50!

18.5

Abdulla to Hodge, FOUR, pulled away nicely behind square leg for a boundary.

18.6

Abdulla to Hodge, 1 run, full toss hit to midwicket.

Kolkata Knight Riders 132/3   BJ Hodge 55* (38b 7x4 1x6)

19.1

Pathan to Hodge, 2 runs, full delivery, mistimes down the ground to long on, coming back for the second run.

19.2

Pathan to Hodge, FOUR, lovely shot from Hodge, it was fuller and wide outside the off stump, goes after it and hits it over extra cover for a boundary.

19.3

Pathan to Hodge, FOUR, another full delivery and a superb shot from Hodge once again, driven hard along the ground past the bowler and bisects the field in the deep.

19.4

Pathan to Hodge, FOUR, short ball and pulled well by Hodge this time through square leg to the fence. Hodge is playing wonderfully well.

19.5

Pathan to Hodge, 1 run, hit hard down the ground to long off, Hodge wanted the second run but van Wyk turns it down.

Kolkata Knight Riders 147/3   BJ Hodge 70* (43b 10x4 1x6)
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May 3, 2009

Mahela Jayawardene scored a 41-ball 52, Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL, 27th match, Port Elizabeth, May 3, 2009

Mahela Jayawardene scored a 41-ball 52

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May 3, 2009

Brad Hodge and Morne van Wyk added 48 together, Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL, 27th match, Port Elizabeth, May 3, 2009

Brad Hodge and Morne van Wyk added 48 together

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