65th match (D/N), Ranchi, May 15 2013, Indian Premier League
(20 ov, target 171)163/7
Warriors won by 7 runs
Player Of The Match
66 (47)
end of over 2010 runs • 1 wicket
KKR: 163/7CRR: 8.15 
Sachithra Senanayake2 (1)
Debabrata Das8 (6)
Angelo Mathews 3-0-25-0
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 4-0-22-1

Pune started well with the ball, then Pathan and Tendo brought KKR back into the game before Tendo got out. Pathan could have still them through given that he had batted very well till then. Suddenly there was an obstruction in the field from Pathan and with it went out their chances of making it to the playoffs.

Presentation quotes:

Gambhir: Tough pill to swallow. The way Pathan was going we should have won the game. Pretty freak dismissal, not seen it in my career, but I don't know. We haven't played good cricket, not been consistent enough.

Finch: We have played some good cricket throughout the tournament but haven't been able to get over the line. We are happy to knock KKR off given that we had nothing else to play for tonight.

Manish Pandey is the man of the match: It feels great after losing nine games. We could not do as we expected as a team but happy today.

That's it from this game, shuffle across to the live coverage of the blockbuster, Mumbai and Rajasthan.

Angelo Mathews to Senanayake, 2 runs

another full-toss that's hit to wide long-on for a couple of runs, that means that Pune have finally won the game but more vitally, KKR have crashed out of the competition

Angelo Mathews to Das, 1 run

a low full-toss outside the off stump and the only thing he can do is to hit it straight to the long-on fielder for a single

Angelo Mathews to Bhatia, 1 run, OUT

outside the off stump, and he has sliced it over to deep cover, there was an easy two there but the batsman at the striker's end did not want to, he tries to get back to the non-striker's end and despite hitting the stumps with his body, Mathews seems to have uprooted the stumps with the ball in his hands. The third ump has been called to adjudicate that one and it's out!

Rajat Bhatia run out (Wright/†Uthappa/Mathews) 10 (9m 9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 111.11
Angelo Mathews to Bhatia, FOUR runs

whoa, full-toss with the square-leg inside the circle, he was looking to pull it away and the mistimed shot goes away for a four

Angelo Mathews to Bhatia, 2 runs

fuller outside the off stump and he looks to hit it over the fielder at long-on, gets a single to the wide fielder, come back for the second and the throw is a pretty bad one

Angelo Mathews to Bhatia, no run

wide outside the off stump, he was moving towards the ball and despite being outside that line, it's not wide enough to be called a wide

Pratyush Pushkar: "As much as I dont like YP, that was not deliberate. Look carefully, YP was looking at Das asking him to run !"

Sahaj: "i wonder why they are not considering that first Parnell hold the hand of Pathan then he kicked the ball."

Jury: "That did look deliberate, if you kick the ball by mistake its normally using the front of your leg. This was a classic way how a footballer would kick a ball.."

Karguvel: "This is not the football game. You shouldn't tackle the opponent :P"

Abhinav: "Pathan needs to stop whining. The TV replay is more revealing than he realizes!"

end of over 194 runs
KKR: 153/6CRR: 8.05 RRR: 18.00
Rajat Bhatia3 (5)
Debabrata Das7 (5)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 4-0-22-1
Wayne Parnell 4-0-34-2
Bhuvneshwar to Bhatia, 1 run

full-toss, trying hard to keep it up to the bat, was looking to pull it away, gets it as far as deep mid-wicket for a single

Bhuvneshwar to Bhatia, 2 runs

fuller outside the off and he gets it away straight this time, rolls over to the right of the long-off fielder and they are able to come back for the second

Bhuvneshwar to Bhatia, no run

beaten again, was looking to dig it away but no bat on it yet again

Bhuvneshwar to Bhatia, no run

and beats him yet again, outside the off stump, again very full and beats the outside edge, cannot get any bat

Bhuvneshwar to Bhatia, no run

fuller outside the off stump, and he was looking to drill it away, beats the batsman

Bhuvneshwar to Das, 1 run

outside the off stump and that's drilled down to the deep cover for a single

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