Indian Premier League, 27th match: Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders at Port Elizabeth, May 3, 2009
Kings XI Punjab won by 6 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Played at St George's Park, Port Elizabeth (neutral venue)
3 May 2009 (20-over match)
2.1

Abdulla to McCullum, 1 run, full on the legs and McCullum plays it behind square leg.

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.

2.6

Abdulla to McCullum, no run, good ball swinging in and on target, McCullum is forced to defend down the track.

Kolkata Knight Riders 9/0   YA Abdulla 1-0-2-0
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

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   YA Abdulla 2-0-10-1
14.1

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

14.2

Abdulla to Ganguly, 1 run, fuller delivery worked forward of square leg to the deep.

14.3

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

14.4

Abdulla to Ganguly, FOUR, fuller delivery outside the off stump and Ganguly opens the face off the bat and plays down very fine of third man.

14.5

Abdulla to Ganguly, 1 run, short ball right into the rib cage and Gangly jumps up and plays to the onside for a single.

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   YA Abdulla 3-0-24-1
18.1

Abdulla to van Wyk, 2 runs, full toss hit down the ground to wide long on and Malik does well to stop it.

18.2

Abdulla to van Wyk, 1 leg bye, short delivery and slower from Abdulla, off the pad they go through for a leg bye.

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!

18.4

Abdulla to van Wyk, 1 run, down the track and takes it on the full and miscues it high in the air to midwicket, the ball falls in no mans land.

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   YA Abdulla 4-0-33-1
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