RESULT
44th match (N), Kolkata, May 20, 2008, Indian Premier League
(16.3/20 ov, T:148) 150/4

Royals won by 6 wickets (with 21 balls remaining)

Kolkata Knight Riders INNINGS (20 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Salman Butt lbw b Patel2420-50120.00
Mohammad Hafeez c Asnodkar b Patel48-1050.00
Sourav Ganguly (c)c Kaif b Trivedi3234-2194.11
David Hussey  b Pathan1115-2073.33
Debabrata Das  b Sohail Tanvir3120-12155.00
Laxmi Shukla c Asnodkar b Sohail Tanvir1510-11150.00
Wriddhiman Saha not out 116-01183.33
Ajit Agarkar run out (Jadeja/†Rawat)52-10250.00
Umar Gul c Kaif b Sohail Tanvir74-01175.00
Ishant Sharma not out 21-00200.00
Extras(lb 2, w 3)5
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.35)147/8
Did not bat: Ashok Dinda 
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Mohammad Hafeez, 1.4 ov), 2-40 (Salman Butt, 6.4 ov), 3-71 (David Hussey, 11.5 ov), 4-95 (Sourav Ganguly, 14.4 ov), 5-118 (Debabrata Das, 17.3 ov), 6-123 (Laxmi Shukla, 17.6 ov), 7-129 (Ajit Agarkar, 18.3 ov), 8-142 (Umar Gul, 19.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sohail Tanvir402636.50132110
17.3 to DB Das, well he's got Das with an outstanding yorker, Tanvir comes round the wicket and whips the yorker in with a quick-arm action, he swings the yorker into middle and leg and Das is late in bringing his bat down, Tanvir's celebration is unusually animated, relieved after the drop catch no doubt. 118/5
17.6 to LR Shukla, caught! Tanvir offers Shukla a knee-high full toss, that's a terrible ball but Shukla mis-hits the pull straight to Asnodkar at deep backward square leg, he takes the catch easily. 123/6
19.3 to Umar Gul, holds it back a bit, tucks him for room, Gul swings hard again but a thick top-edge flies straight to Kaif at long-on, that's as easy as it gets for him, third wicket for Tanvir. 142/8
Munaf Patel412225.50144000
1.4 to Mohammad Hafeez, he's got his man this time, good-length ball that was moving slightly away, Hafeez felt it was in the slot and tried to loft it over the infield but he's not got the timing right, that hits the inside half of the bat and pops straight to Asnodkar at mid-on. He appeared to be sent in to go after the bowling but has to go now.. 7/1
6.4 to Salman Butt, got 'em! Munaf strikes back, fuller length this time and it's on middle and leg, that came back a bit after pitching, Butt tries to push tentatively but is rapped on the pads, huge appeal and that's given, height was an issue but the umpire thought it's striking the stumps. 40/2
Shane Watson403609.0074110
Siddharth Trivedi302618.6673100
14.4 to SC Ganguly, all over for Dada, scooped straight down the throat of long-on, that's a quick one outside off, Ganguly backs away but settles for a strange scoop towards long-on, straight to Kaif and Eden is silenced. 95/4
Shane Warne302107.0090200
Yusuf Pathan201417.0030100
11.5 to DJ Hussey, got 'em! quick offbreak that's crashed into middle stump, Hussey jumps down the ground and swings across the line but Yusuf has fired that offbreak in fast, it's gone through the big gap between bat and pad and rattled middle stump. Yusuf is ecstatic. 71/3
Rajasthan Royals INNINGS (Target: 148 runs from 20 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith c †Saha b Umar Gul2424-40100.00
Swapnil Asnodkar c †Saha b Sharma53-10166.66
Sohail Tanvir c Salman Butt b Umar Gul138-11162.50
Mohammad Kaif not out 3431-40109.67
Shane Watson  b Ganguly1915-21126.66
Yusuf Pathan not out 4818-53266.66
Extras(lb 4, w 3)7
TOTAL16.3 Ov (RR: 9.09)150/4
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Swapnil Asnodkar, 1.6 ov), 2-42 (Sohail Tanvir, 5.2 ov), 3-42 (Graeme Smith, 5.5 ov), 4-69 (Shane Watson, 9.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ashok Dinda403208.0095000
Ishant Sharma302317.6663000
1.6 to SA Asnodkar, that's the breakthrough, swinging away from Asnodkar and he's thrown his bat at it wildly, tries to smash it through the covers but only manages an outside edge to the keeper, important wicket for Ishant, Asnodkar can be dangerous. 16/1
Ajit Agarkar3030010.0073200
Umar Gul3.313028.57124130
5.2 to Sohail Tanvir, soft dismissal there, short of a length and Tanvir has holed out to mid-on, tried to go over the infield but can only manage a skier to mid-off, Butt is waiting there and it completes an all Pakistani dismissal ... Tanvir c Butt b Gul. 42/2
5.5 to GC Smith, what a catch! Kolkata on a roll here, Gul has struck again, he's bowled one way down leg and Smith has tried to flick it past the keeper, a faint edge but Saha has dived full-length to his right to pluck off a sensational one-handed take, what a moment, take a bow Saha. 42/3
Sourav Ganguly2024112.0052200
9.5 to SR Watson, bowled him! Look at Ganguly run in celebration! He's sprinting and his team-mates are charging to mob him! The length is good just outside off stump, Watson comes forward and tries to hit across the line towards the leg side, the ball nips into the right-hander and crashes into off stump after Watson misses. 69/4
Laxmi Shukla10707.0020000
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MATCH DETAILS
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
TossRajasthan Royals, elected to field first
Series
Season2007/08
Player Of The Match
Royals
Yusuf Pathan
Hours of play (local time)20.00 start, First Session 20.00-21.20, Interval 21.20-21.40, Second Session 21.40-23.00
Match days20 May 2008 - night (20-over match)
Umpires
South Africa
Brian Jerling
South Africa
Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
India
Krishna Hariharan
Reserve Umpire
India
Abhik Mitra
Match Referee
India
Farokh Engineer
PointsRajasthan Royals 2, Kolkata Knight Riders 0
MATCH NOTES
  • Kolkata Knight Riders innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 32 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 50 runs in 9.2 overs (56 balls), Extras 5
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: 100 runs in 14.6 overs (90 balls), Extras 5
  • Innings Break: Kolkata Knight Riders - 147/8 in 20.0 overs (WP Saha 11, I Sharma 2)
  • Rajasthan Royals innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 42 runs, 3 wickets)
  • Rajasthan Royals: 50 runs in 7.5 overs (47 balls), Extras 1
  • Rajasthan Royals: 100 runs in 12.3 overs (75 balls), Extras 4
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 27 balls (M Kaif 17, YK Pathan 33, Ex 2)
  • Rajasthan Royals: 150 runs in 16.3 overs (99 balls), Extras 7
Royals Innings
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Indian Premier League
TEAMMWLPTNRR
RR14113220.632
KXIP14104200.509
CSK148616-0.192
DC1476150.342
MI1477140.570
KKR146713-0.147
RCB144108-1.160
DC142124-0.467