Indian Premier League - 27th match

Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders

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

0.6

Powar to Gayle, 1 run, gets an outside edge as he plays forward, down to third man for a single.

Kolkata Knight Riders 5/0   CH Gayle 1* (1b)

1.1

Pathan to Gayle, no run, back of a length delivery outside the off stump, lets it go.

1.2

Pathan to Gayle, no run, good length delivery swinging away outside the off stump, Gayle lets it go through to the keeper.

1.3

Pathan to Gayle, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

1.4

Pathan to Gayle, no run, fuller and swinging away, it was right in the block-hole and Gayle digs it out to the off side.

1.5

Pathan to Gayle, no run, good length delivery on target and Gayle blocks it.

1.6

Pathan to Gayle, 2 runs, opens the face off the bat and runs it down to third man for couple of runs.

Kolkata Knight Riders 7/0   CH Gayle 3* (7b)

2.2

Abdulla to Gayle, no run, good length delivery swinging away outside the off stump, left alone through to the keeper.

2.3

Abdulla to Gayle, no run, full and straight and in the slot and Gayle hammers it down to mid-on.

2.4

Abdulla to Gayle, no run, width outside the off stump, Gayle goes after it and gets beaten.

2.5

Abdulla to Gayle, 1 run, fuller on the legs and Gayle pushes to the right of mid-on for a single.

Kolkata Knight Riders 9/0   CH Gayle 4* (11b)

3.1

Pathan to Gayle, FOUR, first boundary of the innings from Gayle's blade. It was on the middle and leg and Gayle clips it in the air to long leg fence.

3.2

Pathan to Gayle, 1 run, good comeback from Pathan, right in the block-hole, Gayle digs it out past the bowler for a single.

Kolkata Knight Riders 14/0   CH Gayle 9* (13b 1x4)

4.1

Abdulla to Gayle, FOUR, on the middle and leg and Gayle flicks it away behind square leg to the fence.

4.2

Abdulla to Gayle, FOUR, take that! Powerful shot from Gayle, full and in the slot and Gayle powers it in the air past mid-off to the fence.

4.3

Abdulla to Gayle, no run, gets in line and defends to cover.

4.4

Abdulla to Gayle, OUT, Abdulla strikes, it was in the slot once again and Gayle drives hard but this time he picks out Yuvraj at mid-on.

CH Gayle c Yuvraj Singh b Abdulla 17 (18m 17b 3x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Kolkata Knight Riders 23/1   CH Gayle 17 (17b 3x4)
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Photos

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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