RESULT
62nd match (D/N), Bengaluru, May 14, 2012, Indian Premier League
(19.4/20 ov, T:172) 173/5

Mumbai won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)

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Royal Challengers Bangalore 171/6(20 overs)
Mumbai Indians 173/5(19.4 overs)

8.50 pm Mumbai have moved up to second and are level with table toppers Delhi on 18 points. Bangalore stay fifth. We've got to switch to covering the Kolkata-Chennai game at Eden Gardens now, so hopping over there. Thank you for all your emails. Cheers.

19.4
4
Gayle to Pollard, FOUR runs

that's it, it's all over! Pollard has pulled the ball with all his might towards deep midwicket and the fielder is powerless, the ball bursts through his dive. Rayudu and Pollard have rescued a floundering chase

19.3
4
Gayle to Pollard, FOUR runs

that's a lucky boundary! Pollard was looking to heave on the leg side, the outside edge flew towards Zaheer at short third man and beat him

19.2
6
Gayle to Pollard, SIX runs

Pollard's hoisted the full ball off his pads and over the midwicket boundary! That was just a flick and it carried a long way

19.1
1lb
Gayle to Rayudu, 1 leg bye

Rayudu charges again and the full toss clips the back foot outside leg stump, Gayle bowled that quickly

It's going to be Chris Gayle. He has 14 runs to defend. Anurag: "Someone said this won't go to the wire?" Gayle sells Rayudu the dummy, doesn't deliver after seeing the batsman charge.

end of over 199 runs
MI: 158/5CRR: 8.31 RRR: 14.00
Ambati Rayudu81 (53)
Kieron Pollard38 (28)
Zaheer Khan 4-0-34-1
Vinay Kumar 4-0-36-1

Who will bowl the final over? Appanna? Kohli? Dilshan?

18.6
1
Khan to Rayudu, 1 run

Rayudu steps out, towards the of side, and swings the ball hard towards short fine leg, Murali doesn't make a clean stop

18.5
1
Khan to Pollard, 1 run

a full toss on the pads and Pollard lifts it towards deep midwicket, Zaheer's lucky not to go for more

This is from the Karnataka State Cricket Association: ""The inadvertent failure of the AVR (Automatic Voltage Regulator) of the generator caused a short interruption from one of the light towers. The standby generator was switched on to ensure full illumination was restored.""

18.4
1
Khan to Rayudu, 1 run

in the blockhole from round the wicket, played from the crease through midwicket

18.3
1
Khan to Pollard, 1 run

driven towards mid off for a single

18.2
4
Khan to Pollard, FOUR runs

another full toss around off stump, what's going on with the lengths? Pollard slogs and gets an outside edge that goes wide of AB to the third man boundary

18.1
1
Khan to Rayudu, 1 run

a high full toss outside off stump and Rayudu loses grip of his bat after he charges and swings across the line, he ends up slicing the ball over cover

Well this game is wide open now. That crucial penultimate over coming up.

end of over 1818 runs
MI: 149/5CRR: 8.27 RRR: 11.50
Kieron Pollard32 (25)
Ambati Rayudu78 (50)
Vinay Kumar 4-0-36-1
Zaheer Khan 3-0-25-1
17.6
Vinay to Pollard, no run

an accurate yorker to end the over, Pollard keeps it out

17.5
1
Vinay to Rayudu, 1 run

another slower ball, full and wide outside off, driven hard towards deep cover for just the single, Pollard wanted new gloves after the single and was looking at the dug out, Rayudu wanted an overthrow and got sent back in the nick of time

17.4
6
Vinay to Rayudu, SIX runs

that's length and that's gone far over the straight boundary, Rayudu clears his front foot and swings hard, smashing the ball into the sightscreen

17.3
4
Vinay to Rayudu, FOUR runs

the slower ball with oodles of width outside off stump, a short ball as well, Rayudu helps himself, blasting to the extra cover boundary

17.2
6
Vinay to Rayudu, SIX runs

a full toss, slanting across Rayudu, who simply slams it over long-off, where Appanna runs to his left and dives full length, but the ball falls over the boundary

17.1
1
Vinay to Pollard, 1 run

in the blockhole, Pollard backs away to heave down the ground but gets an inside edge towards square leg

Vinay Kumar, from round the wicket. Pollard to face.

end of over 1716 runs
MI: 131/5CRR: 7.70 RRR: 13.66
Ambati Rayudu61 (46)
Kieron Pollard31 (23)
Zaheer Khan 3-0-25-1
Harshal Patel 4-0-25-1
16.6
2
Khan to Rayudu, 2 runs

Rayudu tries to flick a low full toss through square leg but gets a leading edge that goes safely over point

16.6
1w
Khan to Rayudu, 1 wide

that's a harsh call in my opinion, Rayudu had moved a long way across his stumps to swing behind square and so Zaheer's ball went past leg stump

16.5
1
Khan to Pollard, 1 run

Pollard moves towards the off side and pulls the ball towards fine leg

16.4
4
Khan to Pollard, FOUR runs

a full ball outside off stump, Pollard stays back in his crease, clears his front foot and hammers the ball along the ground past the bowler, long-off has no chance

Best performances - batters
AT Rayudu
AT Rayudu MI
81 runs (54)
6 fours4 sixes
Control
86%
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
23 runs
3 fours1 six
11891122920
MA Agarwal
MA Agarwal RCB
64 runs (30)
6 fours4 sixes
Control
59%
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
25 runs
2 fours2 sixes
20091716016
Best performances - bowlers
M Muralidaran
M Muralidaran RCB
O
4
M
0
R
16
W
1
ECO
4
RP Singh
RP Singh MI
O
4
M
0
R
23
W
1
ECO
5.75
Match details
M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
TossMumbai Indians, elected to field first
Series
Season2012
Player Of The Match
Mumbai
Ambati Rayudu
Hours of play (local time)16.00 start, First Session 16.00-17.25, Interval 17.25-17.45, Second Session 17.45-19.10
Match days14 May 2012 - daynight (20-over match)
Umpires
West Indies
Billy Doctrove
India
Subrat Das
TV Umpire
India
Sudhir Asnani
Reserve Umpire
India
Nandan
Match Referee
Sri Lanka
Graeme Labrooy
PointsMumbai Indians 2, Royal Challengers Bangalore 0
Mumbai Innings
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Indian Premier League
TEAMMWLPTNRR
DC16115220.617
KKR16105210.561
MI1610620-0.100
CSK1687170.100
RCB168717-0.022
KXIP168816-0.216
RR1679140.201
DC164119-0.509
PWI164128-0.551