Indian Premier League, 33rd match: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Rajasthan Royals at Centurion, May 7, 2009
Rajasthan Royals won by 7 wickets (with 30 balls remaining)
Played at SuperSport Park, Centurion (neutral venue)
7 May 2009 (20-over match)

Singh to Kallis, no run, Amit pitches short of a length outside off stump and gets a bit of movement away from the right-hander, the batsman shoulders arms


Singh to Kallis, 1 run, this one is straighter and the length is a bit short, Kallis moves back into his crease and plays the ball gently wide of midwicket


Singh to Kallis, no run, Kallis moves across his stumps to work a ball from outside off towards the leg side, he wasn't able to connect firmly with the flick though


Singh to Kallis, 1 wide, that's short and wide, so wide that Kallis can't reach it, he tried to smash that through point, Amit will have to re-bowl that one


Singh to Kallis, no run, the ball rears up from a good length, catching Kallis by surprise, he defends on the off side


Singh to Kallis, no run, Kallis charges to try and whack the ball over cover but gets beaten by the extra bounce once again, tidy start from Amit

Royal Challengers Bangalore 3/0   JH Kallis 1* (5b)

Singh to Kallis, no run, Kallis tries to muscle a short of a length delivery through cover point but can't pierce the in-field


Singh to Kallis, (no ball) 1 run, dropped again but it doesn't matter because it's a no-ball, Amit oversteps while bowling a short ball, Kallis charges and pulls, he gets a top edge towards wide mid-on, Munaf back-pedals and makes a hash of a straight-forward chance, free hit coming up ...

Royal Challengers Bangalore 13/1   JH Kallis 2* (7b)

Morkel to Kallis, 1 run, Kallis gets cramped for room as he plays the ball towards third man, Morne's troubling the batsman with bounce


Morkel to Kallis, no run, Kallis has hammered that! He smashes it off the front foot towards cover but Raut didn't let it get past him


Morkel to Kallis, 1 run, defended on the back foot on the leg side, Uthappa runs through for the single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 16/1   JH Kallis 4* (10b)

MM Patel to Kallis, SIX, he feeds Kallis on his pads and gets dispatched over the square leg boundary with the sweetest of flicks, superb timing, that's the first six of the match


MM Patel to Kallis, no run, massive appeal for a caught behind, there were two noises, Kallis tried to cut the ball but there was no room whatsoever, the ball brushed the top of the pad, good decision from umpire Hariharan


MM Patel to Kallis, no run, Kallis charges and drives the ball hard towards mid-off, he's going after Munaf


MM Patel to Kallis, OUT, that's gone miles in the air and it's been caught on the second attempt! Kallis tried to pull the ball but was a touch early on the shot, the top edge swirled high in the air towards deep backward square leg, Niraj Patel went for the catch and fumbled it at first attempt, he managed to recover in time and grabbed it ten inches from the ground

JH Kallis c NK Patel b MM Patel 10 (14b 0x4 1x6) SR: 71.42

Royal Challengers Bangalore 22/2   JH Kallis 10 (14b 1x6)





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