Indian Premier League, 19th match: Kings XI Punjab v Rajasthan Royals at Mohali, Mar 24, 2010
Rajasthan Royals won by 31 runs
24 March 2010 - night match (20-over match)

Pathan to Lumb, FOUR, walks across the stumps, goes against the swing, and manages to clear mid-on

Rajasthan Royals 4/0   MJ Lumb 4* (4b 1x4)   IK Pathan 0.4-0-4-0

Pathan to Lumb, FOUR, slower ball, checks his drive, it gets a thick edge, and sails past first slip, and fine of a square third man

Rajasthan Royals 8/0   MJ Lumb 8* (6b 2x4)   IK Pathan 1-0-8-0

Sreesanth to Ojha, FOUR, Oh Sree, couldn't bowl four good deliveries in a row, goes short and wide, and is cut away, and Sangakkara has removed the second slip, which came in just one ball ago

Rajasthan Royals 13/0   NV Ojha 4* (4b 1x4)   S Sreesanth 0.3-0-5-0

Sreesanth to Ojha, FOUR, shot of the night so far, just meets a length ball outside off with an open face, and the ball speeds across, past cover-point, third man, who is very square, has no chance

Rajasthan Royals 17/0   NV Ojha 8* (6b 2x4)   S Sreesanth 0.5-0-9-0

Srivastava to Lumb, FOUR, full outside off, slight swing, he throws everything at it, gets a thick edge that clears backward point, and also beats a diving Bisla at third man

Rajasthan Royals 21/0   MJ Lumb 12* (7b 3x4)   SJ Srivastava 0.1-0-4-0

Srivastava to Ojha, FOUR, nice pick-up shot, leg-stump line, and he just flicks it over midwicket, all power comes in that last instance, through the wrists

Rajasthan Royals 26/0   NV Ojha 12* (8b 3x4)   SJ Srivastava 0.3-0-9-0

Sreesanth to Lumb, FOUR, well played, effective shot, gives him the charge, and gets under a shortish delivery to loft it over point, gets enough on it to beat the in-ring

Rajasthan Royals 34/0   MJ Lumb 20* (12b 4x4)   S Sreesanth 1.2-0-13-0

Srivastava to Lumb, FOUR, pick-up shot, nicely done, takes it from off, makes sweet connection, and there is no intention of keeping it down

Rajasthan Royals 42/1   MJ Lumb 25* (16b 5x4)   SJ Srivastava 1.3-0-18-0

Srivastava to Lumb, FOUR, short, wide and he duly punishes it, powerfully cut and nicely placed wide of point

Rajasthan Royals 46/1   MJ Lumb 29* (17b 6x4)   SJ Srivastava 1.4-0-22-0

Theron to Lumb, FOUR, too much width too often, and this time he crashes it past point, and fine of third man, top shot

Rajasthan Royals 59/1   MJ Lumb 40* (26b 7x4)   J Theron 0.4-0-6-0

Srivastava to Fazal, FOUR, very nice shot, exploits the square third man, opens the face very late and gets four

Rajasthan Royals 69/2   FY Fazal 8* (8b 1x4)   SJ Srivastava 2.2-0-31-0

Srivastava to Pathan, FOUR, tires the bouncer, gets it into his ribs, at , and he wallops it to the square-leg fence, need to be quicker than that

Rajasthan Royals 74/2   YK Pathan 7* (5b 1x4)   SJ Srivastava 2.4-0-36-0

Yuvraj Singh to Voges, FOUR, starts with a semi-slog-sweep, and it is effective, doesn't quite get on a knee but gets really low, and swats it wide of long-on, into the cow corner

Rajasthan Royals 115/3   AC Voges 4* (1b 1x4)   Yuvraj Singh 0.1-0-4-0

Yuvraj Singh to Voges, FOUR, another nice shot from Voges, not frills, no big back lift, just a drive wide enough of long-off

Rajasthan Royals 123/3   AC Voges 10* (4b 2x4)   Yuvraj Singh 1-0-12-0

Chawla to Voges, FOUR, he knows this ground like his house? another superbly placed shot, that semi-slog-sweep again, and again finds the gap between long-on and midwicket, all along the ground

Rajasthan Royals 130/3   AC Voges 16* (7b 3x4)   PP Chawla 3.4-0-26-1

Pathan to Fazal, FOUR, nice shot, stays deep in the crease and drives a full delivery past extra cover

Rajasthan Royals 152/3   FY Fazal 30* (29b 2x4 1x6)   IK Pathan 2.2-0-24-0

Pathan to Fazal, FOUR, slower ball, and thwacked back past the bowler, the mid-off is up, and there is no stopping this

Rajasthan Royals 160/3   FY Fazal 35* (32b 3x4 1x6)   IK Pathan 3-0-32-0

Theron to Fazal, FOUR, length ball, 107ks, asking to be hit, and he gets on a knee, and smacks it wide of long-off

Rajasthan Royals 165/3   FY Fazal 39* (33b 4x4 1x6)   J Theron 3.2-0-20-0

Theron to Fazal, FOUR, good ball, good shot, full and wide outside off, he gets his bat down in time, and slices it fine of square third man

Rajasthan Royals 169/3   FY Fazal 43* (36b 5x4 1x6)   J Theron 3.5-0-24-0

Pathan to Voges, FOUR, lovely shot! wide yorker, and he reaches out for it and squeezes it past point, once again superb placement

Rajasthan Royals 176/4   AC Voges 38* (21b 4x4 1x6)   IK Pathan 3.3-0-38-0

Pathan to Voges, FOUR, finishes the innings off on a high, walks across the stumps, and lofts the length ball over midwicket

Rajasthan Royals 183/5   AC Voges 45* (24b 5x4 1x6)   IK Pathan 4-0-45-0





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