Indian Premier League - 45th match

Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals won by 2 runs

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

Rajasthan Royals 6/0   RJ Quiney 6* (4b 1x4)   DS Kulkarni 0.4-0-6-0

1.5

Malinga to Smith, FOUR, excellent stuff, more than compensates for the miss the previous ball, length ball outside off, gets to the pitch and drives it crisply wide of mid-off for his first boundary

Rajasthan Royals 12/0   GC Smith 4* (5b 1x4)   SL Malinga 0.5-0-5-0

2.2

Kulkarni to Smith, FOUR, nicely done, bowled short and wide, Quiney seized the length early, waited for it and cut it away well wide of a widish slip to the third-man boundary

Rajasthan Royals 19/0   GC Smith 10* (7b 2x4)   DS Kulkarni 1.2-0-12-0

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

Rajasthan Royals 25/0   RJ Quiney 13* (11b 2x4)   DJ Bravo 0.3-0-5-0

4.1

Kulkarni to Smith, FOUR, Smith attacks, bowled on a length outside off, in the slot for him, frees his arms and smashes it over the bowler's head for a boundary

Rajasthan Royals 31/0   GC Smith 17* (12b 3x4)   DS Kulkarni 2.1-0-17-0

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

Rajasthan Royals 36/0   RJ Quiney 18* (15b 3x4)   DS Kulkarni 2.5-0-22-0

7.3

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

Rajasthan Royals 49/1   YK Pathan 5* (4b 1x4)   SL Malinga 1.3-0-11-0

7.5

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

Rajasthan Royals 53/1   YK Pathan 9* (6b 2x4)   SL Malinga 1.5-0-15-0

8.5

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

Rajasthan Royals 62/1   YK Pathan 16* (10b 3x4)   Harbhajan Singh 1.5-0-9-1

10.5

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

Rajasthan Royals 73/2   RJ Quiney 31* (28b 4x4)   JP Duminy 1.5-0-8-0

11.1

Harbhajan Singh to Jadeja, FOUR, excellent shot, Jadeja gets into the act now, bowled short outside off, waited for it and cut it perfectly in the gap between point and cover

Rajasthan Royals 77/2   RA Jadeja 7* (5b 1x4)   Harbhajan Singh 2.1-0-13-1

11.4

Harbhajan Singh to Jadeja, FOUR, bowled it a touch too full there and Jadeja latched on, bending low to slog-sweep that powerfully between deep square leg and deep midwicket for four more

Rajasthan Royals 83/2   RA Jadeja 12* (7b 2x4)   Harbhajan Singh 2.4-0-19-1

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)   DJ Bravo 2-0-26-0

14.1

Harbhajan Singh to Jadeja, FOUR, fullish outside off, gets forward and steers it firmly behind point for a boundary, Harbhajan being dealt with now

Rajasthan Royals 116/2   RA Jadeja 27* (15b 3x4 1x6)   Harbhajan Singh 3.1-0-24-1

14.2

Harbhajan Singh to Jadeja, FOUR, this is an onslaught, helped by some poor bowling, hurled it short and wide, made room and cut it perfectly in the gap between point and short third

Rajasthan Royals 120/2   RA Jadeja 31* (16b 4x4 1x6)   Harbhajan Singh 3.2-0-28-1

17.3

Malinga to Chitnis, FOUR, beautifully timed, bowled full on middle, made room and drove it with a full face wide of mid-off for a pressure-relieving four

Rajasthan Royals 136/3   SD Chitnis 5* (5b 1x4)   SL Malinga 3.3-0-26-1
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May 14, 2009

Adi Paxton, aka Cherry the Clown, Durban, May 14, 2009

Adi Paxton, aka Cherry the Clown

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May 14, 2009

Yusuf Pathan takes the catch to get rid of Sanath Jayasuriya, Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals, 45th match, IPL, Durban, May 14, 2009

Yusuf Pathan takes the catch to get rid of Sanath Jayasuriya

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