Indian Premier League - 38th match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians won by 16 runs

1.1

Vinay Kumar to Tendulkar, no run, good start, Tendulkar was looking to leave that one, it was overpitched outside off, but it hits the bottom of the bat and goes through to slip

1.2

Vinay Kumar to Tendulkar, no run, closer to the stumps, Tendulkar gets forward and defends it towards the off side

1.3

Vinay Kumar to Tendulkar, OUT, gone, another failure for Sachin Tendulkar, back of a length ball pitching just outside off, moves away after hitting the seam and induces an outside edge from the Little Master, simple catch for Boucher, and Bangalore are ecstatic

SR Tendulkar c †Boucher b Vinay Kumar 0 (7m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

1.4

Vinay Kumar to Rahane, 1 wide, Vinay Kumar strays down the leg side, he'll have to re-bowl that

1.4

Vinay Kumar to Rahane, no run, fuller from Vinay, on middle and off, defended cautiously by Rahane

1.5

Vinay Kumar to Rahane, 2 runs, overpitched on the legstump, easy pickings for Rahane, he nudges it behind square for a couple

1.6

Vinay Kumar to Rahane, no run, reverts to an offstump line, Rahane drops the ball at his feet and thinks of a single, but Jayasuriya declines, only three runs off that over

Mumbai Indians 8/1   R Vinay Kumar 1-0-3-1

3.1

Vinay Kumar to Rahane, no run, Vinay Kumar gets the ball to jag away again, Rahane guides it towards point off the backfoot

3.2

Vinay Kumar to Rahane, 1 run, on the legstump, turned to fine leg for a single by Rahane, easy run that

3.3

Vinay Kumar to Jayasuriya, no run, good ball from Vinay, bowling his first ball to the left-hander, angling across the batsman, just outside off, left alone by Jayasuriya

3.4

Vinay Kumar to Jayasuriya, FOUR, boundary, how did he manage that? that was back of a length, and fractionally outside off, nowhere close to enough room to cut, Jayasuriya goes for the cut anyway and gets enough power to get it away for a four to point

3.5

Vinay Kumar to Jayasuriya, no run, fuller on off, pushed towards mid-off by Jayasuriya

3.6

Vinay Kumar to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, mishit from Jayasuriya, no timing at all on that shot, the ball was on the pads, Jayasuriya tried to swipe it to midwicket, only manages to chip it over the infield

Mumbai Indians 29/1   R Vinay Kumar 2-0-10-1

16.1

Vinay Kumar to Duminy, 1 run, starts with a slower ball, cramps Duminy for room, he manages to dab it towards point for a single

16.2

Vinay Kumar to Rahane, 1 run, overpitched on middle stump, Rahane slaps it to deep midwicket, from where Kallis lobs in a throw

16.3

Vinay Kumar to Duminy, SIX, another six for Duminy, he showing how many gears his game has, Vinay Kumar rolls the fingers over the seam, it comes slowl onto Duminy who swings it over backward square leg for another half a dozen

16.4

Vinay Kumar to Duminy, 1 run, comes down the track and plays it down to long-off

16.5

Vinay Kumar to Rahane, 1 run, Vinay bowls it full on middle, Rahane manages to work it towards midwicket for a single

16.6

Vinay Kumar to Duminy, 1 run, slower ball, 117kmph, Duminy doesn't pick it and so was early on his attempted mow over midwicket, only gets the ball to roll along the ground to the midwicket fielder

Mumbai Indians 125/2   R Vinay Kumar 3-0-21-1

18.1

Vinay Kumar to Duminy, 2 runs, Vinay Kumar's first ball is pushed towards mid-on, where Kumble misfields to allow the batsmen an extra run

18.2

Vinay Kumar to Duminy, 1 run, a full toss outside off, Duminy fails to capitalise as his drive is stopped by extra cover

18.3

Vinay Kumar to Rahane, 1 run, into the blockhole, Rahane looks to shuffle across the stumps to get it towards fine leg, doesn't quite get hold of it, the ball dribbles towards square leg

18.4

Vinay Kumar to Duminy, no run, back of a length, outside off, Duminy throws his bat at it, doesn't connect, dot balls at this stage are precious for Bangalore

18.5

Vinay Kumar to Duminy, FOUR, makes up for the previous ball with a wonderful shot, this was fuller and a bit wide, Duminy came down a step, bent his knee and carved it past the covers for a four to bring up his half-century

18.6

Vinay Kumar to Duminy, 1 run, crunched to mid-on for a single which helps him retain the strike

Mumbai Indians 143/2   R Vinay Kumar 4-0-30-1
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Photos

May 10, 2009

JP Duminy and Ajinkya Rahane pile on the misery for Royal Challengers Bangalore, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Mumbai Indians, IPL, Port Elizabeth, May 10, 2009

JP Duminy and Ajinkya Rahane pile on the misery for Royal Challengers Bangalore

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May 10, 2009

Dhawal Kulkarni is congratulated by team-mates after dismissing Robin Uthappa, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Mumbai Indians, IPL, Port Elizabeth, May 10, 2009

Dhawal Kulkarni is congratulated by team-mates after dismissing Robin Uthappa

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