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)
10.6

Jadeja to van der Merwe, 1 run, Roelof gets off the mark first ball by tapping a full toss towards long-on, he likes to smash it but will he temper his approach today?

Royal Challengers Bangalore 53/5   RE van der Merwe 1* (1b)
11.1

Warne to van der Merwe, 1 run, Roelof waits for the ball from Warne to spin across him before cutting to deep point

11.6

Warne to van der Merwe, 1 run, that was the faster straighter delivery, Roelof drives from the crease through the off side

Royal Challengers Bangalore 60/5   RE van der Merwe 3* (3b)
12.1

Jadeja to van der Merwe, no run, Jadeja angles the ball into Roelof, not giving him room, he plays the ball towards point

12.2

Jadeja to van der Merwe, no run, defended on the front foot towards the bowler, Jadeja's bowling wicket to wicket

12.3

Jadeja to van der Merwe, no run, Roelof tries to hammer the ball on the leg side but was early on the shot, he hits it with the toe of the bat towards the bowler

12.4

Jadeja to van der Merwe, 1 run, nudged towards square leg for a single

12.6

Jadeja to van der Merwe, 1 run, just the single to end the over, Roelof works another flat and quick delivery towards square leg

Royal Challengers Bangalore 63/5   RE van der Merwe 5* (8b)
13.1

Morkel to van der Merwe, FOUR, Roelof stands in his crease and cuts a short and wide ball over point for four, Bangalore desperately need momentum

13.2

Morkel to van der Merwe, 1 wide, that's short and very wide, Roelof can't reach it, Harper says that's wide

13.2

Morkel to van der Merwe, 1 run, good length this time on off stump, Roelof stays in his crease and hits the ball to mid-on

13.4

Morkel to van der Merwe, 1 run, Roelof waits on the back foot and glances the ball towards third man

Royal Challengers Bangalore 71/5   RE van der Merwe 11* (11b 1x4)
14.3

Jadeja to van der Merwe, 1 run, Roelof drives firmly through cover off the front foot

Royal Challengers Bangalore 74/6   RE van der Merwe 12* (12b 1x4)
15.1

Raut to van der Merwe, 1 run, Roelof pushes off the front foot towards cover and sets off for one

15.4

Raut to van der Merwe, 1 run, tossed up on middle stump, Roelof nudges towards point and gets another single

Royal Challengers Bangalore 79/6   RE van der Merwe 14* (14b 1x4)
16.2

Singh to van der Merwe, 1 run, Roelof wanted to smash it but was done in by the slower one, he managed to get it away behind square on the leg side

16.4

Singh to van der Merwe, OUT, that's an outstanding change of pace! 102 kmh! Roelof was swinging across the line even before the ball pitched, he missed and the ball uprooted leg stump

RE van der Merwe b Singh 15 (16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 93.75

Royal Challengers Bangalore 85/7   RE van der Merwe 15 (16b 1x4)
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