Indian Premier League, 45th match: Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals at Durban, May 14, 2009
Rajasthan Royals won by 2 runs
Played at Kingsmead, Durban (neutral venue)
14 May 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)

Harbhajan Singh to Pathan, 1 run, delicately done, quicker one bowled fullish outside off, dabs it just wide of point for a quick single

Rajasthan Royals 45/1   YK Pathan 1* (1b)

Malinga to Pathan, no run, starts with a bouncer, banged in short on middle at around 135 kmph, took Yusuf by surprise, had no answer to it, just backed out, was almost done in by the pace


Malinga to Pathan, no run, follows that one with a slower one, bowled at 117 kmph, tried to dab it down to third man, missed


Malinga to Pathan, FOUR, full and wide, cashes in, makes room and slashes it behind point, was uppish but safe, beat third man comfortably for a boundary


Malinga to Pathan, no run, deceived by the slower one again, Yusuf was sucked in by the short ball, tried to upper cut that over the keeper but was too early into it, failed to pick it


Malinga to Pathan, FOUR, he's better off bowling short, pushed it full and wide this time, got to the pitch and bludgeoned it wide of mid-off, sweetly struck


Malinga to Pathan, 2 runs, almost done in by the slower one, pushed it on a length again, went hard at it initially but checked his shot at the right time, managed to clear mid-off, and sneak a couple

Rajasthan Royals 55/1   YK Pathan 11* (7b 2x4)

Harbhajan Singh to Pathan, 1 run, slightly short outside off, taps it wide of Tendulkar at point for a single


Harbhajan Singh to Pathan, no run, quicker one bowled in the blockhole on middle, dug out back to Harbhajan


Harbhajan Singh to Pathan, FOUR, poor ball promptly punished, short on middle, rocked back and pulled it away between deep square leg and deep midwicket for a one bounce four


Harbhajan Singh to Pathan, no run, quickish on leg stump, tries to paddle it fine, is hit on the pads

Rajasthan Royals 62/1   YK Pathan 16* (11b 3x4)

Nanda to Pathan, 1 run, on middle and off, pushed down to long-on for a single


Nanda to Pathan, no run, the quicker one on middle, defended back to the bowler


Nanda to Pathan, OUT, gone at the stroke of the timeout, happens for the umpteenth time, bowled it flat on middle, bent low and swept it straight to Malinga at deep square leg who dived forward to complete a well-judged catch

YK Pathan c Malinga b Nanda 17 (14b 3x4 0x6) SR: 121.42

Rajasthan Royals 65/2   YK Pathan 17 (14b 3x4)





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