Harris harries Bangalore
In conditions aiding movement, Ryan Harris troubled the Bangalore openers with the away-going delivery, after initially struggling for direction and bowling a couple of wides. Manish Pandey was beaten, squared up and he managed an outside edge in his first five deliveries but the sixth, one that nipped back in, won Harris his reward as the struggling batsman was bowled through the gate.
Roy Fredericks… almost
Rewind to the 1975 World Cup final, when Roy Fredericks hooked Denis Lillee for six but, in the process, tripped onto his stumps to be out hit-wicket. Virat Kohli almost measured up, as he tried to hook a short ball off Harris only to miss it and lose his balance. However, he was alert enough to just about evade the stumps and survive. What's more, the ball was called a wide, and it evaded Adam Gilchrist to fetch Bangalore five runs.
A metallic thud
For fans sitting in the upper tier behind the wide long-on boundary, this one was a treat. Kohli swung Andrew Symonds brutally in the 17th over and the ball appeared to be on its way into the crowd, only to be obstructed by the face of the roof and sent back onto the field. The sound of ball striking metal had the home crowd craving for more, and they weren't let down, as Kohli and Jacques Kallis plundered the bowlers in the death overs, though these sixes and fours were more genteel than the one that sparked the surge.
Anil Kumble's jubilation after having foxed Adam Gilchrist with a googly to have him stumped - he was struck for a six over midwicket just three balls earlier - was as much for having deceived an old foe as it was for breaking a threatening partnership. However, T Suman and Andrew Symonds ensured the joy was short-lived.
Right intentions, but the pursuit of finding the blockhole has scarred many a bowler due to poor execution. With nine needed of the final over, R Vinay Kumar gifted Symonds with a waist-high full toss that was cannoned into the stands. He did better on the second ball, pitching it up, only to be drilled over his head to seal Bangalore's fate.
Siddhartha Talya is an editorial assistant at Cricinfo