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)
0.1

Kulkarni to Quiney, no run, probing line outside off, lands on a good length, left alone to the keeper

0.2

Kulkarni to Quiney, 2 runs, slightly short this time, just erred in length, cut away wide of a diving point for a couple before third man cuts it off

0.3

Kulkarni to Quiney, no run, much fuller, but seemed to hold its line, left through to the keeper

0.4

Kulkarni to Quiney, FOUR, bowled on a length outside off, gets forward and scoops it over cover, races to the boundary, Quiney's away

0.5

Kulkarni to Quiney, 1 run, good length outside off, dabbed down to third man for a single

Rajasthan Royals 7/0   RJ Quiney 7* (5b 1x4)
1.1

Malinga to Quiney, 1 run, short of a good length on the off, drops it on the pitch and sets off for a single, Malinga rushes in to break down the stumps but the batsman is well in

Rajasthan Royals 8/0   RJ Quiney 8* (6b 1x4)
2.1

Kulkarni to Quiney, 1 run, bowled it on a shortish length on the off stump, at 128.2 kmph, dabbed behind point for a single

2.5

Kulkarni to Quiney, no run, good length outside off, pushed away to cover

2.6

Kulkarni to Quiney, no run, zipped back in and beat him through the gate, skid off the pitch and Quiney was fortunate it bounced more than it should have

Rajasthan Royals 20/0   RJ Quiney 9* (9b 1x4)
3.2

Bravo to Quiney, no run, back of a length outside off, chopped down to point this time, didn't time it well enough, there have been a few of those today

3.3

Bravo to Quiney, FOUR, picked it early, banged it short outside off, rocked back and pulled it over mid-on, got a lot of elevation on that but it rolled down to the ropes, Quiney's looking good

3.4

Bravo to Quiney, no run, back of a length outside off, tries to run it down, misses

3.5

Bravo to Quiney, 1 run, does so successfully this time, short and wide, guides it gently down to third man

Rajasthan Royals 26/0   RJ Quiney 14* (13b 2x4)
4.4

Kulkarni to Quiney, no run, got an inside edge there, tried to flay it in front of cover, didn't connect well, caught the keeper on the shoe

4.5

Kulkarni to Quiney, FOUR, delicately done, he's a power player but is now showing his deft touches, full and wide, reached for it and opened the face at the last moment to steer it wide of third man

4.6

Kulkarni to Quiney, 3 runs, valiant effort from Malinga, straying on the pads, shouldn't be doing that especially when there's no fine leg, flicks it away fine, Malinga gives chase from square leg and drags it back in with an awkward slide, but an effective one

Rajasthan Royals 39/0   RJ Quiney 21* (16b 3x4)
5.1

Duminy to Quiney, 1 leg bye, tossed up outside leg, tries to tickle it fine, clips the pads and they get a leg bye

5.4

Duminy to Quiney, 1 leg bye, pitches outside leg and raps him on the thighs as he tries to work that away, another leg bye

Rajasthan Royals 42/0   RJ Quiney 21* (18b 3x4)
6.1

Harbhajan Singh to Quiney, no run, tossed up outside off, reaches forward and drops it dead

6.2

Harbhajan Singh to Quiney, 1 run, short of a length outside off, cut away straight to deep point

6.4

Harbhajan Singh to Quiney, no run, slightly short outside off, opens the face to push it towards short third

6.5

Harbhajan Singh to Quiney, 1 run, worked away through the midwicket region for a single

Rajasthan Royals 44/1   RJ Quiney 23* (22b 3x4)
8.1

Harbhajan Singh to Quiney, 1 leg bye, coming round the wicket to the left hander, Quiney tries to sweep it square, is struck on the pads and manages to squeeze in a single

8.3

Harbhajan Singh to Quiney, 1 run, the straighter one, played for the spin, got an inside edge towards short fine, raced off for a single and made it easily despite the direct hit

Rajasthan Royals 58/1   RJ Quiney 24* (24b 3x4)
9.1

Nanda to Quiney, 1 run, short of a good length on the off, spins in, punched down to deep midwicket

9.3

Nanda to Quiney, 1 run, flighted outside off, eased towards deep point for a single

Rajasthan Royals 65/1   RJ Quiney 26* (26b 3x4)
10.3

Duminy to Quiney, 1 run, flighted on middle, sweeps it to deep square leg

10.5

Duminy to Quiney, FOUR, good shot, bowled it short outside leg, swivelled and pulled it away over short fine for a boundary

10.6

Duminy to Quiney, no run, pushed it away towards point, called for a single which was turned down

Rajasthan Royals 73/2   RJ Quiney 31* (29b 4x4)
11.3

Harbhajan Singh to Quiney, 1 run, back of a length on the off, slapped down to deep cover

11.6

Harbhajan Singh to Quiney, no run, flighted outside off, reached forward to push it towards cover

Rajasthan Royals 84/2   RJ Quiney 32* (31b 4x4)
12.3

Duminy to Quiney, 1 run, short on the off, makes room and slaps it to deep cover for a single

12.5

Duminy to Quiney, no run, misses out on the slog-sweep, and it just escapes the off stump, flighted on middle, went after it but it spun away sharply to beat the swing of the bat

12.6

Duminy to Quiney, SIX, but connects it superbly this time, bowled on leg stump and spun in but had reached forward, played it with the spin and slog-swept it miles over the deep square-leg boundary

Rajasthan Royals 93/2   RJ Quiney 39* (34b 4x4 1x6)
13.2

Bravo to Quiney, 1 run, slower one bowled short on the off stump, had shaped himself up for the pull, adjusted well to the pace and paddled it to deep square leg

13.5

Bravo to Quiney, SIX, the fine leg was brought up and he smashed it straight over his head, short outside leg, an atrocious ball considering the field he's set, rocked back and pulled it away for a flat six

13.6

Bravo to Quiney, FOUR, 19 off the over, the agony continues, fullish on leg stump, got the direction completely wrong off those two balls, flicked away over short fine to bring up his maiden IPL fifty

Rajasthan Royals 112/2   RJ Quiney 50* (37b 5x4 2x6)
15.2

Malinga to Quiney, no run, slower one, failed to pick that, thought of a pull but withdrew once he realised there was no chance, bowled at 117.2 kmph

15.3

Malinga to Quiney, 1 run, slower ball bowled short outside off, bunted it down deep cover

15.5

Malinga to Quiney, OUT, superb yorker, let it rip there, bowled at 138.1 kmph, targeted the leg stump and hit, Quiney failed to bring his bat down, was too quick and the stick went for a walk

RJ Quiney b Malinga 51 (40b 5x4 2x6) SR: 127.50

Rajasthan Royals 126/3   RJ Quiney 51 (40b 5x4 2x6)
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