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Highlights

Indian T20 League 2014

Kolkata vs. Rajasthan, 19th Match

Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, Apr 29, 2014

Batting: Rajasthan

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
0.2FOURVinay to Rahane, FOUR, excellent shot! Fuller and on off-stump, Rahane gets forward and flicks it beautifully, it was all pure timing and the ball races to the deep mid wicket fence6/0
2.1OUTVinay to Nair, out Bowled!! Vinay gets rid of his fellow state team-mate. This was a good length delivery angling in a touch, Nair who was struggling to get the runs, decides to dance down the wicket and go big, he misses and the ball hits the top of leg-stump. Nair b Vinay 1(5)13/1
3.1OTHERM Morkel to Rahane, no run, Pandey misses the direct hit which would have seen Samson on his way back, this was a good length delivery on off, Rahane taps it in front of backward point, he takes couple of steps down the pitch before saying no. Even a dive from Samson would not have saved him15/1
3.2FOURM Morkel to Rahane, FOUR, edged but four, short of length very close to off-stump, Rahane tries to force it off the back foot, the ball flies off the outside edge, right between the keeper and first slip. Kallis was a bit too late to react19/1
3.4FOURM Morkel to Rahane, FOUR, fabulous shot! Slightly short and a bit of width as well, Rahane gets on top of the bounce and cuts it wide of third man for a boundary, the key there was he played it very late23/1
5.2FOURM Morkel to Samson, FOUR, length delivery just outside off, Samson decides to take Morne on, he thumps it to the left of mid-on, the ball teases the fielder before winning the race30/1
5.3FOURM Morkel to Samson, FOUR, is it one over too many for Morne? This was fuller and too straight, Samson gets inside the line and whips it to the fine leg fence37/1
5.5FOURM Morkel to Samson, FOUR, quick short delivery, Morne is being carted around as he keeps changing his length, Samson gets a top-edge as he hooks it over short fine for another boundary41/1
6FOURM Morkel to Samson, FOUR, Morne leaks 20 runs in his 3rd over, overcompensates for the previous delivery, bowls it full and on middle, Samson leans forward and flicks it to deep mid wicket, Shakib dives in vain45/1
8.3OUTShakib to Samson, out Bowled!! Samson goes after another promising start. Shakib provides the much needed wicket for Kolkata. This was darted in on leg-stump, Samson backs away and tries to work it to the leg-side, he misses and the ball ricochets off the pads onto the stumps. Samson b Shakib 20(19) [4s-4]54/2
9.2FOURChawla to Rahane, FOUR, throws this up outside leg, Rahane goes on his knees, paddles sweeps it hard and the man at long leg had no chance of stopping that62/2
10.3FOURShakib to Watson, FOUR, excellent use of the feet from Watson, tossed up delivery on off, Watson shimmies down the wicket and lofts it over the bowlers head for a one bounce four68/2
11FOURShakib to Rahane, FOUR, brilliant shot! Flighted delivery on middle and leg, Rahane dances down the track and lofts it beautifully inside out over extra cover, that almost went the distance73/2
13.3FOURChawla to Watson, FOUR, this was coming from a long time, tossed up just outside off, Watson gets under it and heaves it wide of long on, the ball goes on the bounce to the fence89/2
13.5FOURChawla to Watson, FOUR, superb shot! This was the wrong' un which is too full, Watson gets to the pitch of the ball and drives it between deep extra cover and long off95/2
14FOURChawla to Watson, FOUR, streaky four! This was the quicker delivery that hurried onto Watson who was shaping to pull it, the ball goes off the inside edge to the fine leg fence99/2
15FOURNarine to Watson, FOUR, poor delivery to end the over, drags the length back and provides bit of width, Watson frees his arms and slams it over extra cover, a much needed boundary for Rajasthan. The 50-run stand comes up106/2
15.1OTHERVinay to Rahane, 2 runs, back of a length outside off, Rahane stands tall and punches it wide of sweeper for a brace, he gets to his 12th Indian T20 League fifty108/2
15.3SIXVinay to Rahane, SIX, banged in short and on the stumps, Rahane pulls it off the front foot, he didn't time it too well, the ball skies to deep mid wicket, Shakib runs forward, misjudges it and runs back, he got a finger but that would have gone the distance even if he had stayed on the ropes114/2
16OUTVinay to Watson, out Watson Run Out!! 1 run completed. Huge wicket for Kolkata as Watson would have been dangerous in the final 4 overs. This was a full toss outside off, Watson drives it towards sweeper cover, he was taking the first run easy and had to hurry back for the second, Pandey throws it on the volley to Bisla who collects it nicely and whips the bails off. He was short and the third umpire took his own time to make the call. Watson run out (M Pandey/Bisla) 33(24) [4s-5]118/3
16.1FOURNarine to Rahane, FOUR, flighted delivery on middle and leg, Rahane shimmies down the wicket, gets to the pitch of the ball and drives it inside out to the deep extra cover fence122/3
17.2OUTM Morkel to Binny, out Caught by Bisla!! Binny goes for a golden duck. A nothing shot really from him. It was short and well wide of off, Binny backs away and goes for the cut, the ball goes off the outside edge to the keeper, Bisla pouches it comfortably. Binny c Bisla b M Morkel 0(1)128/4
18.2FOURNarine to S Smith, FOUR, edged but four, fired in on off, Smith makes room and tries to go inside out, the ball goes off the outside edge to the third man fence139/4
19.3OUTVinay to Rahane, out Caught by Suryakumar Yadav!! Rahane goes after playing a superb innings. This was a length delivery wide outside off, Rahane walks across his stumps expecting a yorker, he wanted to scoop it but the length made him go down town, he mistimes it and holes out at long on. Rahane c Suryakumar Yadav b Vinay 72(59) [4s-6 6s-1]145/5
19.4FOURVinay to S Smith, FOUR, Smith picked his spot here, low full toss outside off, he shuffles across and clips it between the two fielders behind square on the leg-side149/5

Batting: Kolkata

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
1.2FOURKane Richardson to Gambhir, FOUR, nicely played by Gambhir, this was short and wide from Richardson, Gambhir gets on top of the bounce, rolls his wrists around and cuts it square through point, this is his 1st boundary for the tournament11/0
2.4FOURFaulkner to Gambhir, FOUR, this is good batting from Gambhir, he is battling his way back into some form, short from Faulkner, Gambhir rocks back and pulls it over mid-wicket, did not time it sweetly enough, but gets enough bat to send the ball sailing away towards the fence19/0
3.4OUTKane Richardson to Bisla, out Caught by Nair!! Catching practise for Karun at 1st slip. This was pitched up on a length and just outside off, cramped Bisla for room as he went for the cut, gets a thick outside edge and a simple catch for Nair. Bisla's return to the Kolkata franchise ends with a failure. Bisla c Nair b Kane Richardson 3(9)21/1
4.4FOURI Abdulla to Gambhir, FOUR, lovely shot, all class from Gambhir, gets down on one knee to a full ball on the pads, rolls his wrists over and sweeps it behind square for a boundary29/1
8FOURWatson to Kallis, FOUR, that ruins the over for Watson, too straight and ends up drifting onto Kallis' pads, he gets inside the line and helps it on its way for a boundary46/1
8.5OUTTambe to Kallis, out Caught by S Smith!! You can't keep Piggy (Smith) out of the action on the field. This was tossed up and on off, Kallis went for the big slog sweep, gets a top-edge that goes back over the bowler's head. It looked like falling in no man's land, Smith hares across from long off and makes the catch look ridiculously easy. Tambe strikes in his 1st over. Kallis c S Smith b Tambe 13(17) [4s-1]49/2
9.3FOURR Bhatia to Gambhir, FOUR, classy from Gambhir, this was the slower ball from Bhatia, Gambhir spotted it early, gets a big stride forward and goes inside out over extra cover for a boundary, much needed for Kolkata56/2
12OTHERR Bhatia to M Pandey, 1 run, a direct hit would have had Gambhir well short, this was full and well outside leg, Pandey swept it straight to short fine and took off for a risky single. Gambhir responds and a better throw would have had him in trouble73/2
12.4SIXTambe to M Pandey, SIX, massive, Tambe misses his length and offers a juicy full toss, Pandey comes down the track and hoists it high and over mid-wicket for a maximum81/2
12.5FOURTambe to M Pandey, FOUR, this is excellent cricket from Pandey, Tambe dropped this one short and just outside off, Pandey is quick to rock back and pulls it wide of long on for a boundary85/2
13OUTTambe to M Pandey, out Lbw!! Tambe has his man in the end. This was the slider from Tambe, pushed through quicker and went straight on after pitching, Pandey was caught in his crease and ends up playing all around the ball, misses and is struck low on the pads. That would have crashed into middle and leg, Pandey falls after a brief cameo. M Pandey lbw b Tambe 19(11) [4s-1 6s-1]85/3
13.4OUTR Bhatia to Gambhir, out Caught by I Abdulla!! Gambhir falls after a handy knock, but this is a huge wicket for Rajasthan. Bhatia gets his Delhi team-mate and former captain, this was the slower ball on Gambhir's pads, he got down on his knee and slog swept it behind square. There was only one man in the deep, and Gambhir has found him to nicety. Kolkata are in some trouble now. Gambhir c I Abdulla b R Bhatia 45(44) [4s-4]88/4
14.2FOURI Abdulla to Suryakumar Yadav, FOUR, nicely played by Suryakumar Yadav, this was tossed up and on off, Yadav gets inside the line and lifts it over cover, the timing is sweet and the ball races away to the fence98/4
15.3FOURTambe to Suryakumar Yadav, FOUR, Yadav is turning it on here, pushed through quicker by Tambe, bowled from well behind the crease, Yadav gets down on his knees and top edges the sweep behind square, almost went all the way, just one bounce and over the ropes107/4
16.4SIXWatson to Suryakumar Yadav, SIX, magnificent, Yadav sweeps Watson way into the grass banks over square leg, this was full and well outside off, Watson missed his yorker, Yadav gets the sweep working and hoists it over square leg121/4
16.5FOURWatson to Suryakumar Yadav, FOUR, streaky and four, Yadav will take this one, the slower ball from Watson, Yadav swings hard, gets a thick edge that flies past the keeper for a boundary125/4
17.2FOURKane Richardson to Shakib, FOUR, fine leg was inside the ring and Shakib gets this one past him, not the prettiest of shots, he swings hard at a slower ball outside off, gets an inside edge past the man in the ring and beats the man running across from deep square leg131/4
17.3FOURKane Richardson to Shakib, FOUR, even Smith can't stop this one, Kolkata are racing away, this was full and on the stumps, Hasan gets forward and drills it wide of mid-wicket for a boundary135/4
18.1OUTFaulkner to Suryakumar Yadav, out Caught by S Smith!! Is there another twist in the tale? This was full and angling across Yadav, the back of the hand slower ball from Faulkner, Yadav had to reach out for the shot, gets a lot of height but not the distance. Smith settles himself underneath the skier at mid-off and completes a safe catch. Suryakumar Yadav c S Smith b Faulkner 31(19) [4s-3 6s-1]137/5
18.4OUTFaulkner to Uthappa, out Bowled!! Uthappa falls for a first ball duck, that is poor from Uthappa. This was the back of the hand slower ball from Faulkner, Uthappa went too far across as he went for the tuck down leg-side, misses and the leg-stump takes a beating. Uthappa b Faulkner 0(1)141/6
18.5OUTFaulkner to Vinay, out Bowled!! Faulkner is turning this match upside down. Another brain-fade by a Kolkata batsman. This was another slower ball from Faulkner, full and on the stumps, Vinay made room and was looking to drive it through cover, misses and the off-stump is knocked back. Vinay b Faulkner 0(1)141/7
19.1FOURKane Richardson to Shakib, FOUR, bad ball from Richardson, missed his yorker, offers a juicy full toss on off, sliced past point for a boundary. No one was sweeping in the deep. 8 needed from 5 balls now145/7
19.2OUTKane Richardson to Shakib, out Chawla Run Out!! 1 run completed. Scatter-brain from Shakib, this was full and following Shakib as he backed away. He chipped it towards long on and was happy with just a single, Chawla hared back for the second run, is sent back too late on the day and has no chance. Smith threw the ball towards the keeper and it is an easy run-out . Chawla run out (S Smith/Samson) 0(1)146/8