Indian Premier League - 53rd match

Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals

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

2.6

Dinda to NK Patel, no run, pushes it to the off side

Rajasthan Royals 28/2   NK Patel 0* (1b)

4.1

Dinda to NK Patel, no run, skids on his pads and Patel gets trapped on the legs but outside the line of legstump

4.2

Dinda to NK Patel, no run, punches it straight to short cover

4.3

Dinda to NK Patel, FOUR, just drifts on the body and he shuffles and tucks it wide of short fine leg, Sarkar gives the chase and makes a good attempt at the boundary

4.4

Dinda to NK Patel, 2 runs, short and a touch too wide and he upper cuts it wide of the slips, Ganguly does well at third man to slide and cut it off

4.5

Dinda to NK Patel, no run, on the middle stump and he tucks it down to midwicket, they refuse the single

4.6

Dinda to NK Patel, no run, steers a short delivery down to point and Patel takes a few paces out of his crease and quickly sprints back

Rajasthan Royals 38/3   NK Patel 6* (7b 1x4)

6.1

Dinda to NK Patel, no run, Patel is caught unawares by the extra bounce as he hops and fends it off, the ball balloons off the handle and drops in the gap between slip and point

6.2

Dinda to NK Patel, no run, stands tall and punches it to the offside

6.3

Dinda to NK Patel, no run, keeps it dead straight on the stumps and Patel can only tap it back to the bowler

6.4

Dinda to NK Patel, no run, drops it short and he ducks and lets it pass to the keeper

6.5

Dinda to NK Patel, no run, 143.5 kph, Dinda's working up a lot of pace, the ball kicks up and beats the edge as Patel tries to punch him

6.6

Dinda to NK Patel, 1 run, he shows the full face of the bat and punches him past the vacant cover region cover region but Yashpal is at sweeper cover to mop up

Rajasthan Royals 47/4   NK Patel 7* (13b 1x4)

7.1

Agarkar to NK Patel, 1 run, directs the short ball close to the body and he adjusts by swaying backwards and dabbing it down to third man

7.3

Agarkar to NK Patel, no run, bowls him the bouncer and he swishes hard at thin air, had he got a touch it would have travelled

7.4

Agarkar to NK Patel, 2 runs, plays a punchy drive off the backfoot and Sarkar at sweeper cover runs across and picks it up

7.5

Agarkar to NK Patel, no run, flays at a delivery outside the offstump and fails to make contact, his feet were nailed to the crease

7.6

Agarkar to NK Patel, 1 run, whips him on the up but the ball drops safely in front of mid-on, they pick up a single

Rajasthan Royals 52/4   NK Patel 11* (18b 1x4)

8.1

Sarkar to NK Patel, 1 run, angles it on the body and he works it away to fine leg

8.3

Sarkar to NK Patel, 1 run, drops it a fraction short and Patel pulls past square leg but the bowler has protection at the boundary

8.5

Sarkar to NK Patel, 1 run, pulls him squarer this time and fine leg, who's quite square, runs to his right and stops it

Rajasthan Royals 57/4   NK Patel 14* (21b 1x4)

9.2

Langeveldt to NK Patel, OUT, Ganguly takes the catch at mid-on! Patel fails to control the pull off a short ball and the ball is skied to Ganguly's left, he covers a bit of ground and falls over after taking the catch

NK Patel c Ganguly b Langeveldt 14 (22b 1x4 0x6) SR: 63.63

Rajasthan Royals 59/5   NK Patel 14 (22b 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

© Associated Press

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