Indian Premier League - 53rd match

Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals

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

5.1

Agarkar to Botha, no run, just a bit of late swing and he punches it straight to backward point

5.2

Agarkar to Botha, FOUR, Botha reads the length very early, swivels and biffs a short delivery over midwicket's reach, the fielder made an attempt at catching it

5.3

Agarkar to Botha, OUT, timber! Botha walks across his stumps to force it through the on side but he swings too early and gets a thick onside edge which cannons onto off and middle stumps

J Botha b Agarkar 8 (6b 2x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

5.4

Agarkar to Pathan, no run, wide outside off and Yusuf has a waft at it

5.5

Agarkar to Pathan, no run, pushed back to the bowler

5.6

Agarkar to Pathan, FOUR, short and wide and he follows the height of the ball by slicing it over the region of third slip, third man's not around to cut it off

Rajasthan Royals 46/4   AB Agarkar 1-0-8-1

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

7.2

Agarkar to Pathan, 1 leg bye, driftys on the pads and he works it on its way to fine leg off the pads

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   AB Agarkar 2-0-12-1

11.1

Agarkar to Jadeja, no run, slower ball and he tucks it back to the bowler

11.2

Agarkar to Jadeja, OUT, terrible cricket from Rajasthan and Kolkata are loving this! He tucks it down to midwicket and sets off for a non-existent single, Henderson was always struggling and he wasn't quick enough for Hussey's direct hit

T Henderson run out 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

11.3

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

11.4

Agarkar to Jadeja, no run, clips it to the on side and tells his partner to stay back

11.5

Agarkar to Jadeja, no run, bounces him outside off and he lets it go

11.6

Agarkar to Jadeja, no run, short outside off and he punches it towards cover point

Rajasthan Royals 63/7   AB Agarkar 3-0-13-1

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

19.4

Agarkar to Singh, no run, another yorker and he digs it back to the bowler

19.5

Agarkar to Singh, 1 run, squeezes out a full delivery down to cover and that brings up the 100

19.6

Agarkar to MM Patel, 1 run, gets an inside edge as he attempts to drive through the offside and short fine leg picks it up

Rajasthan Royals 101/9   AB Agarkar 4-0-15-2
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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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