Indian Premier League - 53rd match

Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals

Kolkata Knight Riders won by 4 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)

11.3

Agarkar to Warne, 1 run, squirts out an inswinging yorker to the on side

Rajasthan Royals 63/7   SK Warne 1* (1b)

12.1

Shukla to Warne, no run, full and on the stumps and Warne pushes it down to wide mid-off

12.2

Shukla to Warne, FOUR, short and wide and not much pace on that ball, it sits up nicely as he cuts past backward point, third man cannot cut it off

12.3

Shukla to Warne, no run, cramps him for room as he steers it to the off side

12.4

Shukla to Warne, 1 run, plays all over a fast yorker, the ball rolls to silly point but the non-striker was already off the blocks to complete the single

12.6

Shukla to Warne, no run, full and swinging in, he squeezes it out to cover

Rajasthan Royals 69/7   SK Warne 6* (6b 1x4)

13.3

Dinda to Warne, 1 run, aims for the inswinging yorker but it's a low full toss which Warne pushes to long-off

13.5

Dinda to Warne, no run, tucks him up for room again as he opens the face of the bat and tries to squirt it past point

13.6

Dinda to Warne, no run, skids through and the ball beats the bat just inches outside the offstump

Rajasthan Royals 72/7   SK Warne 7* (9b 1x4)

14.5

Shukla to Warne, 1 leg bye, nice yorker on the legstump and he squeezes it down to fine leg

Rajasthan Royals 77/7   SK Warne 7* (10b 1x4)

15.1

Sarkar to Warne, 2 runs, he pushes a low full toss just wide of short cover, Ganguly fires the throw at the boundary

15.2

Sarkar to Warne, no run, swishes outside the offstump and misses, no foot movement by Warne

15.3

Sarkar to Warne, no run, tucks a slower ball to midwicket and Jadeja gets off the blocks but turns around

15.4

Sarkar to Warne, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and steers it to third man

15.6

Sarkar to Warne, 1 run, Warne covers his stumps and flicks him off the pads and places it behind square on the on side

Rajasthan Royals 84/7   SK Warne 11* (15b 1x4)

16.1

Shukla to Warne, no run, starts off with an inswinging yorker and Warne digs it out to mid-off

16.2

Shukla to Warne, no run, another excellet yorker and there's little warne could do apart from digging it back to the bowler

16.3

Shukla to Warne, 2 runs, chips down the track andsqueezes it down to deep cover

16.4

Shukla to Warne, no run, swings it on the pads and warne whips it straight to short fine leg, he ambles out of his crease but the throw is just wide of the stumps at his end

16.5

Shukla to Warne, 1 run, makes a bit of room and pushes a low full toss to deep cover

Rajasthan Royals 87/7   SK Warne 14* (20b 1x4)

17.1

Sarkar to Warne, 1 run, he makes room and slices him high over cover and Shukla goes for the catch and falls forward, the ball dips and drops in front of him

17.4

Sarkar to Warne, 1 run, full on the stumps and he drives down the ground to long-on

17.6

Sarkar to Warne, no run, swings and misses after making room and the keeper dives and fumbles with the ball

Rajasthan Royals 95/8   SK Warne 16* (23b 1x4)

18.3

Langeveldt to Warne, 1 run, gets an inside edge to the on side as he tries to drive square

18.5

Langeveldt to Warne, no run, excellent inswinging yorker, he can only dig it out back to the bowler

18.6

Langeveldt to Warne, 1 run, swinging in on the stumps, he forces it through the line to long-off

Rajasthan Royals 99/8   SK Warne 18* (26b 1x4)

19.1

Agarkar to Warne, no run, bowls the slow yorker outside off and the batsman makes room but fails to squeeze it out

19.2

Agarkar to Warne, no run, very close to being called a wide but Warne backed away

19.3

Agarkar to Warne, OUT, the over gets better for Agarkar! He fires an inswinging yorker which just hits the edge of the base of the legstump and the bail takes its own sweet time to get off the groove, Warne didn't pick the yorker

SK Warne b Agarkar 18 (29b 1x4 0x6) SR: 62.06

Rajasthan Royals 99/9   SK Warne 18 (29b 1x4)
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Photos

May 20, 2009

The Kolkata Knight Riders end the tournament on a high, Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, Durban, May 20, 2009

The Kolkata Knight Riders end the tournament on a high

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May 20, 2009

Laxmi Ratan Shukla tries to paddle it fine, Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, Durban, May 20, 2009

Laxmi Ratan Shukla tries to paddle it fine

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