Indian Premier League, 1st Semi-Final: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Mumbai Indians at Mumbai, Apr 21, 2010
Indian Premier League - 1st semi final
Mumbai Indians won by 35 runs
21 April 2010 - night match (20-over match)
8.1

Pietersen to Nayar, 2 runs, and boy does this turn? angling in, pitching middle and off, and turning away big time, and Uthappa is not sharp enough for it. But Dravid is, chases hard, and makes a sliding save at the edge of the boundary

8.2

Pietersen to Nayar, OUT, KP gets the wicket! turn, bounce, and caught at short fine. Premeditates a sweep, the ball is not full enough, and the top edge is dying when PK dives forward to complete the catch

AM Nayar c Kumar b Pietersen 22 (18b 2x4 0x6) SR: 122.22

8.3

Pietersen to Duminy, 1 run, flighted delivery, pushed to long-on

8.4

Pietersen to Rayudu, FOUR, long hop, Rayudu rocks back and pulls it between deep square leg and deep midwicket

8.5

Pietersen to Rayudu, 1 run, flighted, too straight, worked around the corner for one

8.6

Pietersen to Duminy, no run, shorter delivery, looks to cut but is hurried into the shot, and ends up playing straighter than he wants

Mumbai Indians 74/3   KP Pietersen 1-0-8-1
10.1

Pietersen to Rayudu, 1 run, played with the turn, soft hands, gets a single to short fine

10.2

Pietersen to Tiwary, no run, turns across him, big turn, beats him, pitches middle and turns big time

10.3

Pietersen to Tiwary, no run, big turn again, gets a thick edge, and Kohli is very good at point. It's too far in front of him but he goes for it, and dives in front and makes sure he collects it on the half-volley and doesn't let it go past him. Acrobatic

10.4

Pietersen to Tiwary, 1 run, full and straight pushed to long-on

10.5

Pietersen to Rayudu, 1 run, short, worked away for a single

10.6

Pietersen to Tiwary, no run, flighted around off, defended

Mumbai Indians 84/4   KP Pietersen 2-0-11-1
12.1

Pietersen to Tiwary, 1 run, Tiwary makes room, the ball pitches outside leg, turns away towards middle, he gets enough bat on it to get a single

12.2

Pietersen to Rayudu, 1 run, flighted around middle and leg, nurdled for one into the leg side

12.3

Pietersen to Tiwary, no run, nicely flighted around middle and leg, defended. Uthappa says, "Big shot coming up." Nice sledge

12.4

Pietersen to Tiwary, 1 run, flatter, pushed to midwicket for one

12.5

Pietersen to Rayudu, 1 run, short, cut away to deep point for one

12.6

Pietersen to Tiwary, 1 run, flighted on leg, dabbed into the on side for one

Mumbai Indians 93/4   KP Pietersen 3-0-16-1
14.1

Pietersen to Rayudu, 1 run, comes down the track and hits one-bounce to long-off

14.2

Pietersen to Tiwary, no run, backs away, KP floats this one gently on leg stump, turning away, Tiwary defends

14.3

Pietersen to Tiwary, 1 run, hit powerfully to long-on, along the ground

14.4

Pietersen to Rayudu, no run, short and wide, cut in front of square, Pandey makes a diving save at extra cover

14.5

Pietersen to Rayudu, 1 run, full ball, gets the inside half of the bat for a single to midwicket

14.6

Pietersen to Tiwary, 1 run, goes for the big heave-ho, gets the inside edge towards deep midwicket for one

Mumbai Indians 107/4   KP Pietersen 4-0-20-1
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