RESULT
57th match (N), Indore, May 13, 2011, Indian Premier League
(18.5/20 ov, T:179) 181/4

Kings XI won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

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Scorecard summary
Kochi Tuskers Kerala 178/7(20 overs)
Kings XI Punjab 181/4(18.5 overs)
RP Singh4/25 (4)

Punjab still in with a chance. That will be all from us for this game. This is Abhishek Purohit signing off for now. Join us for tomorrow's double header. Till then, it is good bye.

Dinesh Karthik is the Man of the Match. Karthik: "We always bank on Paul and Gilly to give us a good start, but they bowled well at the start. Depends on the situation, I try and see the field if I can get away with it, then I try all those silly shots. Preity said some good things to us, did not get down after five losses."

Adam Gilchrist: "I thought 200-plus was looking likely but we pegged them back. Really pleased with the bowlers and a comprehensive batting effort. It is always a happy environment when you are winning. McCullum and Mahela were flying but the bowlers and fielders stuck at it. We have a game or two in hand on most teams and might sneak up. Shaun Marsh is the dominator at the moment in our line-up but Dinesh was excellent."

Mahela Jayawardene: "We knew it was a small boundary, that is why we would have chased as well. 180 was a par score. We did not bowl well after picking up those early wickets. We haven't been consistent, we had our chance in this tournament. It is good to go up the order and enjoy myself which I have been doing. We need to pick ouselves up and finish off on a good note. We came back with those two wickets, it wasn't enough."

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David Hussey: "glad we are putting a few wins together now. I think last ten overs our fielding and bowling was excellent. Dinesh and Marsh set us up in the game."

Punjab jump over Kochi to sixth position. RP looks very disappointed. It was Dinesh who did it with 69 off 33, along with Marsh. Kochi just cannot seem to win at 'home'.

18.5
6
Sreesanth to Hussey, SIX runs

clatter! all over, Punjab are alive, Hussey makes room outside leg, takes two steps out, gets under a full delivery and that is sailing over the sightscreen

18.4
Sreesanth to Hussey, no run

runs in and fires the fuller delivery that goes between Hussey's legs as he moves about in the crease

Sree from round the wicket

18.3
4
Sreesanth to Hussey, FOUR runs

that'll help, it is Hussey with the boundary, shuffles and flicks a length ball high over midwicket,

18.2
1
Sreesanth to Mandeep, 1 run

excellent yorker from Sreesanth, he gets the legs out of the way, and manages to get bat down to jam it away on the leg side

18.1
1
Sreesanth to Hussey, 1 run

bowls a high full toss that a surprised batsman pats down the track, Sree cannot stop it and concedes the single

Sree is back

end of over 188 runs
PBKS: 169/4CRR: 9.38 RRR: 5.00
Mandeep Singh14 (9)
David Hussey10 (11)
Ravindra Jadeja 3-0-27-0
Vinay Kumar 1.1-0-28-0
17.6
2
Jadeja to Mandeep, 2 runs

slightly short and he latches on in a flash, pulling it in to the gap between deep square leg and deep midwicket

17.5
1lb
Jadeja to Hussey, 1 leg bye

Hussey can't connect with the flick but takes the run as the ball rolls away on the off side

17.4
1
Jadeja to Mandeep, 1 run

gets the single down the ground to long off

17.3
2
Jadeja to Mandeep, 2 runs

again Mandeep goes through the off side, more work for the man at sweeper cover

17.2
1
Jadeja to Hussey, 1 run

hit away for a single through midwicket

17.1
1
Jadeja to Mandeep, 1 run

its the flying Baz again, cut hard off the front foot, he appears out of nowhere at point to save the boundary with the big dive and even finds time to fire in the throw at the non-striker's

siva: "Not many closed matches in this season, only 2 so far, opening match between Chennai & Kolkata, other one between Pune and Mumbai. This might be the 3rd one."

end of over 1712 runs
PBKS: 161/4CRR: 9.47 RRR: 6.00
Mandeep Singh8 (5)
David Hussey9 (9)
Vinay Kumar 1.1-0-28-0
Ravindra Jadeja 2-0-20-0
16.6
1
Vinay to Mandeep, 1 run

more confident driving from Mandeep, full ball slammed away to sweeper cover

16.5
4
Vinay to Mandeep, FOUR runs

Mandeep is playing this shot really well, length ball outside off and he crashes it past point off the front foot

16.5
1w
Vinay to Mandeep, 1 wide

the sling from Vinay after stopping in the delivery stride, but it is sliding down leg

16.4
1
Vinay to Hussey, 1 run

heaved away down the ground to long on for a single

16.3
Vinay to Hussey, no run

slower one, comes on after ages, he waits an eternity before cutting straight to point, has to hurry back as the throw comes in

16.2
4
Vinay to Hussey, FOUR runs

shot! don't move, that is headed for the wide long off boundary, pitched full and he drives it in the gap past extra cover, crucial boundary

16.1
1
Vinay to Mandeep, 1 run

he comes forward and crunches a full ball off the front foot, goes in the air again to sweeper cover

end of over 164 runs
PBKS: 149/4CRR: 9.31 RRR: 7.50
David Hussey4 (6)
Mandeep Singh2 (2)
Ravindra Jadeja 2-0-20-0
RP Singh 4-0-25-4
15.6
Jadeja to Hussey, no run

Jadeja saves the run with a diving stop to his left as hussey drives weakly down the track, excellent over

15.5
1
Jadeja to Mandeep, 1 run

rushes down the track and flashes this one wide of sweeper cover in the air

Best performances - batters
DPMD Jayawardene
DPMD Jayawardene Kochi
76 runs (52)
8 fours2 sixes
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
34 runs
4 fours1 six
88108189411
KD Karthik
KD Karthik PBKS
69 runs (33)
7 fours5 sixes
Productive shot
leg glance
41 runs
3 fours4 sixes
557870631
Best performances - bowlers
RP Singh
RP Singh Kochi
O
4
M
0
R
25
W
4
ECO
6.25
Bipul Sharma
Bipul Sharma PBKS
O
4
M
0
R
32
W
2
ECO
8
Match details
Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
TossKings XI Punjab, elected to field first
Series
Season2011
Player Of The Match
Punjab Kings
Dinesh Karthik
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 days13 May 2011 - night (20-over match)
Umpires
Australia
Rod Tucker
India
Sudhir Asnani
TV Umpire
Australia
Paul Reiffel
Reserve Umpire
India
Nikhil Patwardhan
Match Referee
India
Raju Mukherjee
PointsKings XI Punjab 2, Kochi Tuskers Kerala 0
Kings XI Innings
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Indian Premier League
TEAMMWLPTNRR
RCB1494190.326
CSK1495180.443
MI1495180.040
KKR1486160.433
KXIP147714-0.051
RR146713-0.691
DC1468120.222
Kochi146812-0.214
PWI14499-0.134
DC14499-0.448