• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    6.3 Praveen gives him a bit of width outside off, Patel attempts a cheeky glide down to third man but ends up edging to Kallis at first slip who slides to his left and catches it 42/2
    13
    19
    2
    0
    68.42
    3.6 Zaheer gets his man this time! lands that on the same full length outside off from round the wicket, Hayden makes room to swing it over the on side but gets a thick edge and the ball rolls onto the stumps 22/1
    19.6 bowls another slower one and he pulls and the ball lands down Dravid's throat at deep midwicket 178/5
    11.6 sloppy running! He pushes it to the on side and they attempt an extra run on the midfield at mid-on, Hussey isnt interested and he sends Raina back, he turns around but Boucher whips the bails off and Raina's well short 83/3
    19.5 the slower ball, he makes room but fails to get the timing right as he scoops it to Chipli at deep extra cover 178/4
    not out
    0
    0
    0
    0
    -
    Extras
    4 (lb 1, w 3)
    TOTAL
    178/5 (20 Overs, RR: 8.9)
    Fall of wickets: 1-22 (ML Hayden, 3.6 ov), 2-42 (PA Patel, 6.3 ov), 3-83 (SK Raina, 11.6 ov), 4-178 (MS Dhoni, 19.5 ov), 5-178 (MEK Hussey, 19.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    DW Steyn4040010.00116130
    Z Khan403839.50127100
    P Kumar402917.2581200
    JH Kallis403609.0042100
    B Akhil403408.5091300
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    8
    11
    1
    0
    72.72
    3.1 timber! Gony bowls that on a good length and the line is dead straight, Chipli makes room to cart that over the bowler's head but the ball shoots off the pitch and hits the top of middle stump 13/1
    10.6 Amarnath pitches it up outside off, Jaffer walks down and tries to cart that over long-off but Oram dives forward and takes the catch 102/2
    15.1 now does that turn things around! Amarnath pitches it up outside off and Taylor chips it on the up and finds Raina at cover who takes a sharp catch 132/4
    14.1 he shuffles across his stumps and Joginder follows him by bowling it wide outside off, Kallis gets a thin edge to Dhoni and Joginder knows he's got him, he doesn't turn back for the confirmation 127/3
    16.2 he gets him this time! Boucher gets another thick top edge off a good length delivery and lobs it high to Hussey at third man who takes it inches off the rope 142/5
    12
    7
    2
    0
    171.42
    17.2 cartwheel! Morkel fires in an inswinging yorker, Kohli tries to swing across the line but is beaten for pace and the legstump goes for a toss and falls back by a few yards 149/7
    16.4 Gony gets one to angle inwards from off stump, Dravid shapes to flick but the ball strikes him in line of middle and leg, Tiffen thinks about it for ages before raising the finger 143/6
    18.6 It gets worse for Bangalore here! Akhil clubs a low full toss down to long-on, he settles for a single but Praveen thinks otherwise as he charges down for the second, Akhil and him are both in the same end, quite a farcial dismissal 162/9
    18.5 makes room and pushes that wide of mid-off, Raina gathers the ball and throws it flat and hard to Dhoni, Zaheer is struggling to make his ground 161/8
    not out
    2
    3
    0
    0
    66.66
    19.4 that's four in four for the Superkings! Steyn scoops a low full toss high down to Hussey at long-on who dives forward and takes it low. All in the dugout rush onto the field and they gather for a huddle 165/10
    Extras
    7 (lb 1, w 6)
    TOTAL
    165 all out (19.4 Overs, RR: 8.38)
    Fall of wickets: 1-13 (B Chipli, 3.1 ov), 2-102 (W Jaffer, 10.6 ov), 3-127 (JH Kallis, 14.1 ov), 4-132 (LRPL Taylor, 15.1 ov), 5-142 (MV Boucher, 16.2 ov), 6-143 (R Dravid, 16.4 ov), 7-149 (V Kohli, 17.2 ov), 8-161 (Z Khan, 18.5 ov), 9-162 (P Kumar, 18.6 ov), 10-165 (DW Steyn, 19.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    JDP Oram402706.75102120
    MS Gony403438.50104100
    JA Morkel403819.5062230
    P Amarnath403829.5055000
    Joginder Sharma3.402727.3651110

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RCB 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st13W JafferB Chipli
2nd89W JafferLRPL Taylor
3rd25JH KallisLRPL Taylor
4th5MV BoucherLRPL Taylor
5th10MV BoucherV Kohli
6th1R DravidV Kohli
7th6P KumarV Kohli
8th12Z KhanP Kumar
9th1B AkhilP Kumar
10th3B AkhilDW Steyn