Indian Premier League - 31st match

Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders

Delhi Daredevils won by 9 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)

0.2

Nannes to McCullum, no run, beaten! Angling away from the right hander, hit a good length and it moved away to beat McCullum's unconvincing prod

0.3

Nannes to McCullum, no run, chases it, good length outside off, tried to smash it over the covers but missed, almost done in by the angle again

0.4

Nannes to McCullum, no run, probing him outside off again, holding its line this time, left alone to the keeper

0.5

Nannes to McCullum, no run, McCullum is left frustrated, a touch fuller and he dances down the track to cream that into the off side, is nowhere near it and is made to look silly

0.6

Nannes to McCullum, 1 wide, down the leg side, straying in line and concedes a run

0.6

Nannes to McCullum, 1 run, yorker length on the off, dug out wide of cover for a quick single

Kolkata Knight Riders 3/0   BB McCullum 1* (5b)

1.1

Nehra to McCullum, 1 wide, down the leg side, there was a sound as it went to the keeper, probably clipped the pads but the replays are inconclusive

1.1

Nehra to McCullum, 1 run, banged in short on middle, pulled away behind square towards fine leg

1.3

Nehra to McCullum, 1 wide, short down the leg side, tries to help it on its way, misses, and is gifted a wide

1.3

Nehra to McCullum, no run, good length on middle, pushes it back to the bowler

1.4

Nehra to McCullum, 1 run, came back in a touch, spat in from a good length outside off, guided down to third man

Kolkata Knight Riders 8/0   BB McCullum 3* (8b)

2.1

Nannes to McCullum, SIX, that's disappeared, is he back? Full and wide, charged down the track while making room simultaneously to slice that over point for a big six

2.2

Nannes to McCullum, FOUR, Bazz is looking good here, fullish on the pads, drives it forcefully wide of mid-on for a boundary

2.3

Nannes to McCullum, 1 run, back of a length on middle, dropped short of cover for a quick single

2.5

Nannes to McCullum, SIX, massive, Bazzzzz, short on middle, gets forward and pulls it with contempt over deep square leg

2.6

Nannes to McCullum, 1 run, sensible, keeps the strike, just dabs it wide of point for a single

Kolkata Knight Riders 33/0   BB McCullum 21* (13b 1x4 2x6)

3.1

Mishra to McCullum, 1 run, flat and full on the off stump, driven down to long-off for a single

Kolkata Knight Riders 34/0   BB McCullum 22* (14b 1x4 2x6)

4.1

Sangwan to McCullum, no run, leaving the right hander, moves away a touch, takes a couple of steps down to dab it to third man, misses

4.2

Sangwan to McCullum, no run, slower one bowled short outside leg stump, tries to paddle it fine, misses, the batsman and bowler exchange stares, not given a wide there, probably made contact

4.3

Sangwan to McCullum, no run, short of a good length on middle, defended back to the bowler

4.4

Sangwan to McCullum, no run, short of a good length outside off, chopped down to point

4.5

Sangwan to McCullum, no run, overpitched outside off, a touch too full, dug out towards cover off the front foot, kept him quiet so far, the pressure builds

4.6

Sangwan to McCullum, SIX, spoils the over with a ferocious six over deep midwicket, short on middle and he charges down the track to punish that poor thing flat into the crowd

Kolkata Knight Riders 48/0   BB McCullum 28* (20b 1x4 3x6)

5.2

Mishra to McCullum, no run, tight line, on and outside off, pushed towards cover

5.3

Mishra to McCullum, 2 runs, goes for it, flighted on middle, slog-swept wide of deep midwicket for three more, was in the air for a while but in the gap

5.4

Mishra to McCullum, 2 runs, tossed up on middle, plays it along the ground this time, the slog-sweep again, much wider of the fielder in the deep, two more

5.5

Mishra to McCullum, no run, back of a length on middle, punched towards cover

5.6

Mishra to McCullum, 1 run, thrown up on leg stump, down the track and bunts it down to long-on

Kolkata Knight Riders 54/0   BB McCullum 33* (25b 1x4 3x6)

6.1

Sangwan to McCullum, 1 run, full outside off, drives it down the ground to long-off, the field is spread out now

6.3

Sangwan to McCullum, no run, has a massive swipe at it, good length outside off, misses, playing way too across the line

6.4

Sangwan to McCullum, 1 run, fullish on middle, gets forward and clips it wide of long-on for a single

6.6

Sangwan to McCullum, OUT, McCullum's entertaining stint ends!! Short on middle, he came down and pulled straight to Ashish Nehra at fine leg who took it inches inside the ropes

BB McCullum c Nehra b Sangwan 35 (29b 1x4 3x6) SR: 120.68

Kolkata Knight Riders 58/1   BB McCullum 35 (29b 1x4 3x6)
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Photos

May 5, 2009

Brendon McCullum is crestfallen after the loss, Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders, 31st match, IPL, Durban, May 5, 2009

Brendon McCullum is crestfallen after the loss

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May 5, 2009

Sourav Ganguly makes a point to Brendon McCullum, Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders, 31st match, IPL, Durban, May 5, 2009

Sourav Ganguly makes a point to Brendon McCullum

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