Indian Premier League, 48th match: Deccan Chargers v Kolkata Knight Riders at Johannesburg, May 16, 2009
Deccan Chargers won by 6 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Played at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg (neutral venue)
16 May 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)
0.3

Harris to Ganguly, FOUR, whips it off his pads, slightly short on leg stump, turns it away really fine to beat fine leg, who's a little too square

0.4

Harris to Ganguly, no run, back of a length outside off, left alone to the keeper

0.5

Harris to Ganguly, no run, slightly short on the off, leaps up and drops it dead on the pitch

0.6

Harris to Ganguly, no run, short of a length outside off, moves away and Ganguly lets it go

Kolkata Knight Riders 5/0   SC Ganguly 4* (4b 1x4)
1.5

Singh to Ganguly, no run, banged in short, a bouncer on middle, Ganguly ducks under it well

1.6

Singh to Ganguly, no run, back of a length outside off, gets back and dabs it to point

Kolkata Knight Riders 10/0   SC Ganguly 4* (6b 1x4)
2.3

Harris to Ganguly, no run, straightish on leg stump, fails to work it away and gets hit on the pads instead

2.4

Harris to Ganguly, 1 run, a touch fortunate there, was almost bowled through the gate but for the inside edge as he tried to swat that down the ground, came back in after pitching outside off

2.6

Harris to Ganguly, no run, slightly short on the off, pushed to cover, stands tall and dabs it

Kolkata Knight Riders 15/0   SC Ganguly 5* (9b 1x4)
4.4

Harris to Ganguly, 1 run, slightly short on the off, rocks back and squeezes it between the widish slip and gully for a single to third man

Kolkata Knight Riders 28/1   SC Ganguly 6* (10b 1x4)
6.1

Harmeet Singh to Ganguly, no run, back of a length on the the off, punched to point

6.2

Harmeet Singh to Ganguly, no run, lands on a good length on the off, comes down and swats it straight to mid-on, didn't time it too well

6.3

Harmeet Singh to Ganguly, 1 run, back of a length on the off, jabs it down to deep midwicket

6.5

Harmeet Singh to Ganguly, 1 run, appeal for obstructing the field, tucked away to short fine, Ganguly was racing towards the non-striker's end and came in way of the throw, replays indicate he made an attempt to stop the ball, hanging out his left hand, controversial

Kolkata Knight Riders 34/1   SC Ganguly 8* (14b 1x4)
7.1

Symonds to Ganguly, 1 run, dropped into the leg side for a single

7.3

Symonds to Ganguly, 1 run, good length on the off, taps it short of mid-off and cover for a quick single

7.5

Symonds to Ganguly, 2 runs, slower one on middle and off, moves across and paddles it over short fine for a couple

7.6

Symonds to Ganguly, no run, good length on the off, gets forward and taps it watchfully towards cover

Kolkata Knight Riders 40/1   SC Ganguly 12* (18b 1x4)
8.4

Harmeet Singh to Ganguly, no run, back of a length outside off, chops it down wide of point where the fielder dives full length to his right to save a couple of runs

8.5

Harmeet Singh to Ganguly, 1 run, swung back in, fullish on the off, pushed to mid-off

Kolkata Knight Riders 46/1   SC Ganguly 13* (20b 1x4)
9.2

Ojha to Ganguly, no run, delicately done, but just for a single, spun back in from outside off, tried to late-cut it, they take a single but the umpire sends them back, didn't think Ganguly was attempting a shot there

9.3

Ojha to Ganguly, no run, struck right in the zone, came down the track to swing it away over midwicket, it spun in and bang!! He's in a bit of pain there, who wouldn't? Didn't look pleasant on the replay. Moral victory for Ojha there

9.4

Ojha to Ganguly, 1 run, shrugged off the pain there, how do i know?? He charged down the track to that one, was a full toss, swung it towards deep midwicket

Kolkata Knight Riders 49/1   SC Ganguly 14* (23b 1x4)
10.2

Harmeet Singh to Ganguly, FOUR, excellent shot, just a fraction wide, stays his ground and slashes it hard wide of a diving point for a pressure-relieving boundary

10.3

Harmeet Singh to Ganguly, 1 run, shortish outside off, dabbed down to third man for a single

10.6

Harmeet Singh to Ganguly, 1 run, fullish outside off, pushed through to deep cover for a single to keep the strike

Kolkata Knight Riders 60/1   SC Ganguly 20* (26b 2x4)
11.1

Ojha to Ganguly, FOUR, Ojha hurls it flat, Ganguly reaches forward, is not quite to the pitch but still manages to make sound contact, slog-sweeping it between deep midwicket and deep square leg for a boundary

11.2

Ojha to Ganguly, no run, dabbed back to the bowler from the crease

11.3

Ojha to Ganguly, 1 run, turned away into the leg side wide of midwicket for a single

11.5

Ojha to Ganguly, no run, saw him come down and bowled it full, Ganguly almost yorked himself there, digging it out into the leg side

11.6

Ojha to Ganguly, 1 run, tossed up on the leg stump, driven down to long-on for a single

Kolkata Knight Riders 67/1   SC Ganguly 26* (31b 3x4)
12.1

Sharma to Ganguly, 1 run, shortish on the off, cut away to deep cover off the back foot

12.4

Sharma to Ganguly, no run, quicker one bowled flat on middle and off, tries to smash it down the ground but mistimes it back to the bowler

12.5

Sharma to Ganguly, no run, quicker one bowled flat outside off, attempts to swat it through the in-field, mistimes it again

12.6

Sharma to Ganguly, 2 runs, in the blockhole but digs it out in the gap, in the vacant midwicket region and gets a couple

Kolkata Knight Riders 71/1   SC Ganguly 29* (35b 3x4)
13.2

Symonds to Ganguly, no run, slower one bowled short outside off, slapped down to long-off

13.3

Symonds to Ganguly, no run, was in the slot, but missed out, full and wide, took his left leg out to clear the leg-side, missed

13.4

Symonds to Ganguly, 1 run, doesn't play that shot too often, tried to scoop it but didn't time it well, got the top edge that just cleared Ojha at short fine

Kolkata Knight Riders 73/1   SC Ganguly 30* (38b 3x4)
14.2

Sharma to Ganguly, 2 runs, shortish on the off, slaps it over the bowler's head, doesn't time it well, still gets two in front of the two fielders in the deep

14.3

Sharma to Ganguly, 1 run, yorker length on leg stump, gets a thick inside edge to short fine for a single

14.5

Sharma to Ganguly, OUT, the end of a struggle, slightly short on the off, made room and tried to clear long-off, no timing on that one, landed safe in the hands of Harris

SC Ganguly c Harris b Sharma 33 (41b 3x4 0x6) SR: 80.48

Kolkata Knight Riders 85/2   SC Ganguly 33 (41b 3x4)
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