Indian Premier League - 31st match

Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders

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

0.1

Nannes to van Wyk, 1 run, bangs it in short outside off, guided down to third man for a single

Kolkata Knight Riders 1/0   MN van Wyk 1* (1b)

1.2

Nehra to van Wyk, 1 run, excellent fielding, short and wide, cut away fiercely towards point where Warner pulls off a superb save stretching to his right

1.5

Nehra to van Wyk, FOUR, crashed through the off side, overpitched and he cashes in, drilling it past a diving cover for his first boundary

1.6

Nehra to van Wyk, no run, short of a good length on the off, defended off the back foot to cover

Kolkata Knight Riders 12/0   MN van Wyk 6* (4b 1x4)

2.4

Nannes to van Wyk, 3 runs, misfield at point and they get three, just pushed to Warner off the back foot and he makes a mess of it bending forward to his left, never made contact

Kolkata Knight Riders 26/0   MN van Wyk 9* (5b 1x4)

3.2

Mishra to van Wyk, FOUR, good stuff, flighted outside off, charges down the track and caresses it wide of extra cover and long-off for four

3.3

Mishra to van Wyk, FOUR, what a start, short and wide, stays his ground and chops it away behind point for four more, waited for it to spin away and dealt with it nicely

3.4

Mishra to van Wyk, no run, spun in, a googly, chopped down short of cover, picked it really late

3.5

Mishra to van Wyk, no run, similar shot, but this one spun away, played away to cover

3.6

Mishra to van Wyk, no run, misses out this time, probably expected it to spin away but it held its line, tried to cut it past point, missed

Kolkata Knight Riders 42/0   MN van Wyk 17* (10b 3x4)

5.1

Mishra to van Wyk, 1 run, bowled shortish on middle and leg, paddled wide of short fine

Kolkata Knight Riders 49/0   MN van Wyk 18* (11b 3x4)

6.2

Sangwan to van Wyk, 1 run, straight on leg stump, comes down and flicks it down to deep square leg

6.5

Sangwan to van Wyk, 1 run, on middle and leg, turned away to deep square leg for one more

Kolkata Knight Riders 58/0   MN van Wyk 20* (13b 3x4)

7.4

Mishra to van Wyk, 1 run, back of a length on leg stump, tickled wide of square leg

Kolkata Knight Riders 60/1   MN van Wyk 21* (14b 3x4)

8.2

Sangwan to van Wyk, 1 run, slightly short outside off, drags it down to deep square leg

8.5

Sangwan to van Wyk, no run, in the slot but misses, short of a good length outside off, tries to heave it over midwicket, misses, will be admonishing himself for missing out there

8.6

Sangwan to van Wyk, 1 run, picked the slower one, banged in short, pulled away to deep square leg, the scoring rate has dipped

Kolkata Knight Riders 65/1   MN van Wyk 23* (17b 3x4)

9.1

Bhatia to van Wyk, 1 run, slightly short on the off, nurdled short of square leg for a single

9.3

Bhatia to van Wyk, no run, three in a row, a legcutter, spat away as he tried to cut and got some good bounce as well

9.4

Bhatia to van Wyk, no run, in the slot outside off, yorker length, played out to short cover, decent start

9.5

Bhatia to van Wyk, 1 run, short of a good length outside off, nudged wide of short third for a single

Kolkata Knight Riders 68/1   MN van Wyk 25* (21b 3x4)

10.4

Nehra to van Wyk, no run, fullish outside off, slashes hard, misses, good start from Nehra after the break

10.5

Nehra to van Wyk, 1 run, slower one bowled on a good length on leg stump, clipped away to deep square leg

Kolkata Knight Riders 71/1   MN van Wyk 26* (23b 3x4)

11.1

Bhatia to van Wyk, FOUR, this is the start, fullish on the off, chips it perfectly through the gap between long-off and deep cover, AB de Villiers runs over the ball which rolls over the ropes

11.2

Bhatia to van Wyk, FOUR, slower one bowled short outside off, waits for it and cuts it away between short third and point for four more, they;re getting going now

11.3

Bhatia to van Wyk, 1 run, back of a length on the off, bunts it into the off side for a single

11.5

Bhatia to van Wyk, 1 run, works it away wide of midwicket for a single

Kolkata Knight Riders 82/1   MN van Wyk 36* (27b 5x4)

12.3

Sangwan to van Wyk, (no ball) FOUR, nicely done, full toss outside off, hangs his bat out to place it beautifully between point and short third, was too high, so given a no-ball

12.3

Sangwan to van Wyk, FOUR, the runs are coming easily now, slower but too short, helps it on its way wide of short fine for four more

12.4

Sangwan to van Wyk, FOUR, the best of the three, overpitched on leg stump, driven firmly off the front foot wide of mid-on, raced away, was beautifully timed

12.5

Sangwan to van Wyk, 1 run, swinging away, landed on a good length on middle, pushed down the ground to long-off

Kolkata Knight Riders 98/1   MN van Wyk 49* (31b 8x4)

14.1

Nehra to van Wyk, 1 run, good length outside off, eased through the off side to deep cover for a single to bring up his fifty, he's been a significant contributor for Kolkata this season, well done

14.5

Nehra to van Wyk, 1 run, short on middle, pulled away to deep square leg on the bounce

Kolkata Knight Riders 103/2   MN van Wyk 51* (33b 8x4)

15.1

Bhatia to van Wyk, no run, drilled down the ground, but straight onto the stumps at the non-striker's end

15.2

Bhatia to van Wyk, 1 run, slower one bowled on a good length on middle, punched to mid-off for a quick single

15.4

Bhatia to van Wyk, FOUR, nicely done, full toss on middle, paddles it away wide of short fine for the first boundary in quite some time, they need a few more of those

15.5

Bhatia to van Wyk, 1 run, back of a length on the off, chopped short of cover, mistimed it

Kolkata Knight Riders 110/2   MN van Wyk 57* (37b 9x4)

16.3

Nannes to van Wyk, FOUR, sweetly struck, full and wide, made room to slice it away over point for four more, went off the middle

16.4

Nannes to van Wyk, 1 run, short on middle, pulled away to deep square leg, mistimed it but manages a single

Kolkata Knight Riders 123/2   MN van Wyk 62* (39b 10x4)

17.3

Bhatia to van Wyk, 2 runs, slower one on middle, driven cleanly wide of long-on for two more, nicely handled

17.4

Bhatia to van Wyk, 2 runs, dropped, full and wide, came off the middle, creamed wide of extra cover where Sangwan flung himself to his right attempting to snap that one, but ended up palming it to long-off

17.5

Bhatia to van Wyk, FOUR, atrocious delivery, slower one down the leg side, swept away to the fine-leg boundary

17.6

Bhatia to van Wyk, no run, misses out, back of a length outside off, goes for the cut, fails to connect as it spits away

Kolkata Knight Riders 139/2   MN van Wyk 70* (43b 11x4)

18.2

Nannes to van Wyk, 2 runs, fullish outside off, driven firmly wide of sweeper cover for a couple more

18.3

Nannes to van Wyk, 1 run, back of a length on the off, pushed wide of cover for a single

18.5

Nannes to van Wyk, 1 run, overpitched, sliced away to deep point for a single

Kolkata Knight Riders 145/2   MN van Wyk 74* (46b 11x4)

19.1

Nehra to van Wyk, no run, yorker length outside off, tried to steer it past point, straight to the keeper with the bat hitting the ground

19.2

Nehra to van Wyk, OUT, good length on middle, goes for a heave over midwicket, fails to connect and the stumps are rattled.

MN van Wyk b Nehra 74 (48b 11x4 0x6) SR: 154.16

Kolkata Knight Riders 147/3   MN van Wyk 74 (48b 11x4)
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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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