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)
13.3

Akhil to Mathews, 1 wide, and gets a wide first up, down the leg side

13.3

Akhil to Mathews, 1 run, length ball, on the stumps, and he helps it towards fine leg

13.6

Akhil to Mathews, 1 run, gets fuller this time, and Mathews plays it down towards long-off

Kolkata Knight Riders 97/3   AD Mathews 2* (2b)
14.1

Ryder to Mathews, no run, steps out, and gets too close to the pitch of the ball, and plays it back to Ryder

14.2

Ryder to Mathews, 1 run, tries the shorter one, and Mathews rocks back to pull it towards deep backward square

14.4

Ryder to Mathews, 1 run, full and wide, and driven away to right of sweeper-cover, and it will only be a single

14.6

Ryder to Mathews, 1 run, Mathews looks for the scoop, Ryder changes the pace, 117ks, takes too long to arrive, and Mathews just gets en edge towards square leg

Kolkata Knight Riders 102/3   AD Mathews 5* (6b)
15.1

Kumble to Mathews, no run, flights it, Mathews bunts it towards cover and wants to run, but is sent back

15.2

Kumble to Mathews, 1 run, Mathews steps out, this is flatter, 93ks, and Mathews plays it down towards long-off

15.4

Kumble to Mathews, FOUR, Mathews is lucky, looks to go in the air, straight down the ground, and it beats Akhil at long-on, who is slow in setting off

15.5

Kumble to Mathews, 1 run, flighted, slower, on the pads and played towards midwicket

Kolkata Knight Riders 109/3   AD Mathews 11* (10b 1x4)
16.1

Akhil to Mathews, 1 run, Akhil replaces Ryder, and Mathews goes for the scoop again, and is early into it again, and ends up playing towards square leg

16.6

Akhil to Mathews, FOUR, Akhil is unlucky again, Mathews sends him an alert call before he is about to delivering, he shuffles across too early, looking for the scoop, Akhil bowls the slower bouncer, gets the edge, but it flies wide of Boucher

Kolkata Knight Riders 133/3   AD Mathews 16* (12b 2x4)
17.3

Kumble to Mathews, OUT, Mathews's unconvincing stay ends, he steps out again, lofts again, doesn't get the timing right again, but for a change finds the long-on

AD Mathews c Kohli b Kumble 16 (13b 2x4 0x6) SR: 123.07

Kolkata Knight Riders 134/4   AD Mathews 16 (13b 2x4)
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