Indian Premier League, 41st match: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kolkata Knight Riders at Centurion, May 12, 2009
Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 6 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Played at SuperSport Park, Centurion (neutral venue)
12 May 2009 (20-over match)
4.3

Vinay Kumar to Hussey, 1 run, back of a length, into the ribs, and Hussey gets back and nudges it for a single into the on side

4.5

Vinay Kumar to Hussey, FOUR, pitched up and he pays the price, a full-faced orthodox on-drive, and the mid-on is pretty close so there is no time to get around

4.6

Vinay Kumar to Hussey, no run, pulls the length back a bit, outside off, and Hussey lets it go through to Boucher

Kolkata Knight Riders 27/2   DJ Hussey 5* (3b 1x4)
5.4

Kallis to Hussey, no run, oh almost, what a good effort from Boucher, Kallis throws this up wide of off, Hussey pokes without feet, the ball takes the edge and dies on Boucher, and he dives forward and manages to take it on half-volley

5.5

Kallis to Hussey, SIX, mis-hit for a six! slower ball no less, Hussey steps out, makes room, but gets the bottom of the bat, and plays it with one hand off the handle, over covers for six

5.6

Kallis to Hussey, FOUR, half-lucky this time, steps out again, the idea ir right, going over cover, but the thick outside edge takes it over point

Kolkata Knight Riders 38/2   DJ Hussey 15* (6b 2x4 1x6)
6.4

Ryder to Hussey, 1 run, fuller, wider, and driven down to long-off

6.6

Ryder to Hussey, 1 run, fullish, into the pads, and an easy single to deep square leg

Kolkata Knight Riders 46/2   DJ Hussey 17* (8b 2x4 1x6)
7.1

Kumble to Hussey, no run, full, outside off, driven back to Kumble

7.2

Kumble to Hussey, no run, thrown up, 88k, dips on Hussey and he plays it back to Kumble

7.3

Kumble to Hussey, 1 run, short, looks for cut, but that's a googly, is cramped for room, and dabs it for one to short third

Kolkata Knight Riders 47/2   DJ Hussey 18* (11b 2x4 1x6)
8.1

Appanna to Hussey, 3 runs, flighted on off stump, Hussey drives it in orthodox manager, beats short cover's dive, and almost makes it to the boundary

8.4

Appanna to Hussey, 1 run, flighted again, draws Hussey out, he obliges, gets to the pitch of the ball, and plays it down to long-on

Kolkata Knight Riders 52/2   DJ Hussey 22* (13b 2x4 1x6)
9.3

Kumble to Hussey, SIX, what a shot, clears his leg, and lofts this straight over long-off, effortless, and once he made his mind he had to go aerial he went the distance

9.4

Kumble to Hussey, 2 runs, angled into the pads, and helped away towards fine leg

9.5

Kumble to Hussey, 2 runs, length ball, on off, Hussey plays to leg, and gets the leading edge

9.6

Kumble to Hussey, 1 run, length ball, just outside off, and Hussey plays it just to right of point, and rushes through for a single

Kolkata Knight Riders 69/2   DJ Hussey 33* (17b 2x4 2x6)
10.1

Ryder to Hussey, 1 run, played, late late cut, only for a single though, but out of Boucher;s gloves this time

10.3

Ryder to Hussey, no run, angling in, on a length, no room at all

10.4

Ryder to Hussey, 1 run, good running this time, same delivery, on the off, and dabs it straight to point and runs

Kolkata Knight Riders 72/2   DJ Hussey 35* (20b 2x4 2x6)
11.1

Akhil to Hussey, 1 wide, full and wide, and too wide

11.1

Akhil to Hussey, 1 run, length ball on the off stump, Hussey plays it with an open face, and gets a single down to third man

11.4

Akhil to Hussey, 1 run, well bowled, well played, Hussey looks to make room, Akhil pulls the length back, and follows him, Hussey still manages to play with an open face towards thirdman

11.6

Akhil to Hussey, no run, cramps him up this time, Hussey looks to make room again, but it's full and into him, all he can do is defend it back

Kolkata Knight Riders 81/2   DJ Hussey 37* (23b 2x4 2x6)
12.2

Ryder to Hussey, 1 run, Hussey goes extra again, makes room by clearing his front leg, and places it wide of long-off

12.4

Ryder to Hussey, 1 run, slower ball, 102ks, turns out to be a yorker, dug out towards long-on

12.6

Ryder to Hussey, FOUR, top shot from Hussey, makes room again, and picks a length delivery over covers, and beats sweeper-cover

Kolkata Knight Riders 90/2   DJ Hussey 43* (26b 3x4 2x6)
13.2

Akhil to Hussey, OUT, and Hussey imrpovises once too often, clears front leg again, looks to go over midwicket, Akhil bowls straight, length, and Hussey misses, the middle stump doesn't

DJ Hussey b Akhil 43 (27b 3x4 2x6) SR: 159.25

Kolkata Knight Riders 91/3   DJ Hussey 43 (27b 3x4 2x6)
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