Indian Premier League - 41st match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kolkata Knight Riders

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 6 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)

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

7.4

Kumble to McCullum, no run, that's close, slips in a quicker one, 100ks, McCullum gets the bat down in time

7.5

Kumble to McCullum, no run, oh he is going for the lbw, keep your pads protected, length ball, sharp, on the stumps, defended

7.6

Kumble to McCullum, no run, almost there, slider, starts outside off, moves in, is sharp again, and again McCullum gets his bat down just in time

Kolkata Knight Riders 47/2   A Kumble 1-0-1-0

9.1

Kumble to McCullum, no run, throws it up, fullish, McCullum plays for the turn, and gets an inside edge

9.2

Kumble to McCullum, 1 run, thrown up, just outside off, and guides it to third man

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   A Kumble 2-0-13-0

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

15.3

Kumble to McCullum, 1 run, McCullum looks for the reverse, Kumble fires it in, 99ks, and only a limp edge towards fine leg

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

15.6

Kumble to McCullum, FOUR, that's McCullum's best shot of the day, steps out, gets to the pitch, and lofts it over extra cover, he also has his highest score of this IPL

Kolkata Knight Riders 113/3   A Kumble 3-0-24-0

17.1

Kumble to McCullum, no run, McCullum looks for another slog-sweep, and misses, just misses the off stump too

17.2

Kumble to McCullum, 1 run, well flighted, McCullum has to step out to get close to it, and plays it down to long-on

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

17.4

Kumble to McCullum, no run, flighted again, and McCullum pulls out an immaculate forward-defensive

17.5

Kumble to McCullum, 1 run, just wide off off, just short of length, and opens the face

17.6

Kumble to Saha, 2 runs, flights it again, 82ks, towards middle, and played wristily between long-on and midwicket for two

Kolkata Knight Riders 137/4   A Kumble 4-0-28-1
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Photos

May 12, 2009

Ross Taylor and Mark Boucher embrace after sealing a tense six-wicket win, Kolkata Knight Riders v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL, Centurion, May 12, 2009

Ross Taylor and Mark Boucher embrace after sealing a tense six-wicket win

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May 12, 2009

Mark Boucher whips one fine, Kolkata Knight Riders v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL, Centurion, May 12, 2009

Mark Boucher whips one fine

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