Kolkata vs Rajasthan
Superover RR 11/0
A single from the first ball and then Smith takes a couple of runs through midwicket. A single brings Watson on strike and he hits the ball through deep midwicket for a much needed boundary. Watson takes a single and RR need 3 runs from the last ball. They will win if they tie this superover. Two runs, Smith runs two, it is a tie but RR win because they have hit more boundaries. RR win the super over and the game.
Superover KKR 11/2
WICKET! Faulkner will bowl the super over for Rajasthan, Yadav is run out from the first ball, the keeper throws the ball but misses the stumps as Yadav goes for the run, Nair backs up and hits the stumps to give Rajasthan a wicket from the first ball. A couple of singles and then Pandey hits a six, he hits it over long-on and it goes all the way. A single and Shakib on strike for the last ball. WICKET! A run out from the last ball, they go for the second run and Samson does well to run Shakib out. 11 runs from the over, RR need 12 to win.
Over 20 - KKR 152/8 (Shakib 29, Narine 1)
Richardson to bowl the last over, Shakib hits the first ball to the boundary for four through cover. 8 runs needed from 5 balls. WICKET! A run out, Shakib hits it through the long-on, Chawla wants a second runs, Shakib does not, but Chawla is already too far down the wicket and Smith fires the throw in and Chawla is run out. More importantly, Shakib is off-strike. Richardson bowls a wide, the pressure getting to both sides. Narine takes a single, 5 needed from 3 balls. A dot and then Shakib picks up a couple of runs. 3 runs needed from the last ball, Shakib on strike, he takes a couple runs and we are going into a super over.
Over 19 - KKR 141/7 (Shakib 20, Chawla 0)
WICKET! Faulkner starts his second over and picks up the important wicket. Yadav top edges it high in the air and Smith has to run in from long-off, does well in the end to hold on to the catch. Shakib takes a couple of runs as he hits it high in the air but it falls short of the deep square leg fielder. A wide and then Shakib gets a single. WICKET! Uthappa is bowled and Faulkner celebrates, two wickets in the over for him. WICKET! Faulkner is on a role here, Vinay Kumar gets a golden duck and Faulkner bowls him with a yorker.
Over 18 - KKR 137/4 (Shakib 17, S Yadav 31)
Three overs to go, KKR need 27 more to win. Richardson comes back into the attack, Yadav takes a single to bring Shakib on strike. Four, Shakib pulls the short ball over short fine leg for four. Four more, this time Shakib whips the short ball through long-on for four. Shakib hits it to deep midwicket and the fielder keeps it down to a single. Another single to end a good over for KKR, 11 runs from it.
Over 17 - KKR 126/4 (Shakib 8, S Yadav 29)
Watson is back into the attack, Shakib takes a single from the first ball to give the strike to Yadav. Watson oversteps and it is a free hit. The free hit only costs a single, Yadav squeezes it square. A single and then Yadav sweeps the ball over deep square leg for a six. Four, Yadav attacks Watson again, full and wide from Watson and a thick outside edge flies off to third man for four. A single to end the over, Yadav retains strike.
Over 16 - KKR 111/4 (Shakib 6, S Yadav 17)
Yadav sweeps the ball from outside off to deep square leg for a couple of runs. Tambe angles it into the pads and Yadav sweeps it over short fine leg for four. A single brings Shakib on strike. A couple of runs to end the over, 10 runs from it.
Over 15 - KKR 101/4 (Shakib 5, S Yadav 8)
Abdulla comes back into the attack, Yadav hits the first ball through deep midwicket for a couple of runs. Yadav hits the next ball cleanly over extra cover for four, six runs from two balls. Three singles to end the over, the asking rate is 10.4 per over.
Over 14 - KKR 92/4 (Shakib 4, S Yadav 1)
Yadav walks out to bat, Gambhir pushes the first ball to deep midwicket for a single. Bhatia then bowls a wide down leg. WICKET! Bhatia strikes, Gambhir is out on 45, Abdulla takes the catch at deep square leg. Shakib walks out to bat, guides the first ball through point for a couple of runs. A couple more to end the over, 61 more needed from 36 balls.
Over 13 - KKR 85/3 (Gambhir 44)
Tambe starts his third over, Pandey takes a single from the first ball. A leg bye brings Pandey back on strike. Six, Pandey charges out of his crease and hits it over deep midwicket for a six. Four, this is flatter and quicker and Pandey pulls it through midwicket again, this time for four. WICKET! Tambe strikes, Pandey is out lbw, the quicker ball from Tambe does the trick. Kolkata 85 for 3.
Over 12 - KKR 73/2 (Gambhir 44, Pandey 8)
Bhatia takes a couple of singles to start the over, Gambhir drills the next ball through to long-on for a couple of runs. 8 runs from the over in the end, Gambhir goes to 44.
Over 11 - KKR 65/2 (Gambhir 40, Pandey 4)
A couple of dots and then Gambhir takes a single through deep midwicket. Tambe and Bhatia are strangling the run rate. Tambe pushes it down leg, Pandey misses the flick shot and it is a wide. 6 runs from the over, the asking rate jumps to 9.77 per over.
Over 10 - KKR 59/2 (Gambhir 36, Pandey 3)
Bhatia starts his second over, a couple of singles to start the over. Gambhir steps forward and lifts it over extra cover for four, picks the gap between cover and long-off. A couple of runs to end the over, KKR are 59 for 2 after 10 overs. They need 94 from 60 balls.
Over 9 - KKR 50/2 (Gambhir 30, Pandey 0)
Tambe is introduced into the attack, 8.91 runs needed per over. Three singles from the first four balls and then WICKET! Kallis falls and Tambe strikes. He top edges on to long-off, a slog sweep gone wrong, Smith gets under it and takes a good catch. Pandey walks out to bat and takes a single from the last ball of the over.
Over 8 - KKR 46/1 (Gambhir 27, Kallis 12)
Kallis inside edges the second ball through square leg for a couple of runs. Kallis moves out of his crease and pushes the ball to long-off for a single. A single brings Kallis on strike and he hits the last ball of the over for four to third man. KKR need 107 in 12 overs.
Over 7 - KKR 38/1 (Gambhir 26, Kallis 5)
Rajat Bhatia comes into the attack, a double change from the Royals. Kallis sweeps the second ball over square leg for a couple of runs. Kallis hits it through the off side for a single and then Gambhir lofts the ball over extra cover for a couple more.
Over 6 - KKR 33/1 (Gambhir 24, Kallis 2)
Watson comes into the attack, Gambhir takes a single after a dot and then Watson bowls a no ball. The free hit does not cost much as Kallis hits it to third man for a single. Three runs from the over.
Over 5 - KKR 30/1 (Gambhir 23, Kallis 1)
Gambhir takes a single to start the over, Kallis on strike to Abdulla. Kallis inside edges the ball to short fine leg to get off the mark. Gambhir punches the ball through cover for a couple of runs. Four, Gambhir sweeps it and beats square leg to the boundary. Nine from the over, the asking rate is around 8.2 per over.
Over 4 - KKR 21/1 (Gambhir 15, Kallis 0)
Richardson starts his second over. Gambhir takes a single to bring Bisla on strike. WICKET! Richardson strikes, a good length ball outside off and angling in, Bisla attacks it and edges it to slip where Nair takes the catch. Brilliant over from Richardson. Kallis is the new man.
Over 3 - KKR 20/0 (Gambhir 14, Bisla 3)
Faulkner comes into the attack and starts with a wide, Samson dives full length but does not stop it cleanly. A couple of dots and then, Gambhir pulls it from the front foot and hits it in front of square leg for four. A leg bye to end the over.
Over 2 - KKR 12/0 (Gambhir 10, Bisla 2)
Gambhir hits his first boundary of the season. Richardson bowls the second over and Gambhir pushes the delivery from outside off through cover and point for four. A single makes it five runs from the over, Richardson ends the over with three dots.
Over 1 - KKR 7/0 (Gambhir 5, Bisla 2)
Gambhir takes a single from the first ball to bring Bisla on strike. Binny starts with the ball for Rajasthan. Bisla hits it to sweeper cover for a single, he gets off the mark first ball. Four singles from the first four balls, Gambhir gets three runs through the leg side.
Over 20 - RR 152/5 (Faulkner 2, Smith 19)
This is Narine's most expensive spell in this year's IPL, going for 7 per over. Last over and Vinay Kumar will bowl it. A couple of singles to start the over and then WICKET! Rahane hits the wide ball outside off straight to long-on and Yadav takes the catch. Rahane falls for 72 after putting together a good innings. Four, low full toss and Smith this it through square leg for four. A single and Faulkner comes on strike for the last ball. A couple of runs to end the over, Rajasthan get 152 in their 20 overs.
Over 19 - RR 143/4 (Rahane 71, Smith 13)
Narine into his last over, Smith flicks it on the leg side for a couple of runs. Four, Smith moves outside leg and then tries to smash the ball through the off side, only to get an outside edge that flies past the keeper for four. Narine bowls the slower one and Smith works it in front of square for a couple more. A couple of runs to end the over.
Over 18 - RR 133/4 (Rahane 70, Smith 4)
Morkel comes back to bowl his last over. Rahane takes a single from the first ball. WICKET! Binny looks to cut it on the off side but ends up edging it to the keeper and goes out for a golden duck. Smith walks out to bat, and whips the first ball through midwicket for a couple of runs. Three singles to end the over.
Over 17 - RR 127/3 (Rahane 68, Binny 0)
Rahane starts the over with a boundary, it is the offbreak from Narine and Rahane comes down the ground and drills it through the off side for four. Rahane sweeps it to short fine leg for a couple of runs, a misfield gives away an extra run. A couple more as Rahane cuts the ball on the off side to the sweeper. 9 from the over.
Over 16 - RR 118/3 (Rahane 59)
Rahane punches the short ball through the off side for a couple of runs, he brings up his 50 in 44 balls. Rahane hits Vinay Kumar for a six, he hits it over midwicket and is not in full control. Shakib misjudges the catch on the boundary but he corrects himself too late and the ball goes over the ropes. Rahane steers the next ball wide of the sweeper for a couple of runs. WICKET! Watson is run out from the last ball of the over. There was no need for the run but they go for the second and Watson is short of his ground.
Over 15 - RR 106/2 (Rahane 48, Watson 32)
Narine starts his second over, he was held back for the final overs. Rahane guides the first ball to point for a single. Watson pushes the ball to deep square leg for a single. Three singles from the over and then Watson hits the last ball for four through extra cover.
Over 14 - RR 99/2 (Rahane 46, Watson 27)
Chawla into his third over, Rahane inside edges the first ball for a couple of runs. A single and then Watson picks the full ball and slog sweeps it over midwicket for four. A couple of runs as Watson flat-bats it past the bowler for a couple of runs. Four more, Watson hits it through extra cover for four. Four more, Watson finishes the over with another boundary the inside edge races past the keeper for four. 17 runs from the over.
Over 13 - RR 82/2 (Rahane 43, Watson 12)
Five singles from the over, Shakib finishes his 4 overs for the day. 22 runs and a wicket from the 4 overs.
Over 12 - RR 77/2 (Rahane 40, Watson 11)
Chawla into his second over, three dots to start the over, Watson nudges it square on the leg side for a single. Royals going at around 6.41 per over. Another single and then Watson cuts the last ball to the sweeper for a couple of runs.
Over 11 - RR 73/2 (Rahane 39, Watson 8)
Shakib starts his third over, Rahane drives the first ball through to long-off for a single. A dot ball and then Watson skips out of his crease and hits it straight over the bowler's head for four. A single and then Rahane hits the last ball for four, he lofts it over extra cover.
Over 10 - RR 62/2 (Rahane 33, Watson 3)
A single to start the over and then Rahane sweeps it fine for four. Four dots to end the over, Chawla finishes his first.
Over 9 - RR 57/2 (Rahane 29, Watson 2)
Rahane takes a single to bring Samson on strike. WICKET! Shakib strikes for KKR, Samson plays from the back foot to the fuller ball and pays the price, the ball hits his pads and rolls on to the stumps. Rajasthan lose another wicket, and a time out is called. A couple of singles, Watson is the new man in. Another single to end the over.
Over 8 - RR 53/1 (Rahane 27, Samson 20)
Kallis comes on to bowl his first over. A good over from Kallis just four runs from it. Rajasthan 53 for 1 after 8 overs.
Over 7 - RR 49/1 (Rahane 24, Samson 19)
Shakib comes into the attack, a couple of singles and then a couple of dots. Rahane pulls and inside edges the ball to mid-on for a couple of runs to end the over.
Over 6 - RR 45/1 (Rahane 21, Samson 18)
Rahane takes a single from the first ball and then Samson drives the pitched up ball from Morkel down the ground for four. A full and wide outswinger and it is called a wide. Two more runs as it runs down to third man. Morkel angles it down the leg side and Samson flicks it to fine leg for four. Morkel pushes a slower bouncer outside off and Samson top edges it over short fine leg for four. Four more, a very expensive over from Morkel, Samson clips the last ball through deep midwicket for four. 20 runs from the over.
Over 5 - RR 25/1 (Rahane 20, Samson 2)
Narine comes into the attack, a couple of dots to start the over. Gambhir looking to put pressure on Rajasthan early on. Just a couple of singles from the over.
Over 4 - RR 23/1 (Rahane 19, Samson 1)
Rahane flashes at the wider ball from Morkel and outside edges it wide of slip for four. Four more, this is neatly cut behind point for four, the third man had no chance of cutting it off. 8 runs from the over.
Over 3 - RR 15/1 (Rahane 11, Samson 1)
WICKET! Vinay Kumar strikes for KKR, Nair is bowled and Rajasthan lose a wicket in the third over. Three dots as Samson walks out to bat, and then he takes a single through backward point. Another single to end the over, RR 15 for 1 after 3 overs.
Over 2 - RR 13/0 (Rahane 10, Nair 1)
Morne Morkel comes into the attack, Rahane tucks it in front of square for three runs, Shakib chases it down and cuts it off. A wide down leg from Morkel. A single and then Morkel bowls another wide. Six from the over.
Over 1 - RR 7/0 (Rahane 7, Nair 0)
Rahane and Nair start for Rajasthan, Vinay Kumar starts with the ball. Rahane takes a couple of runs through the covers. Rahane hits the over pitched ball through midwicket for four. Seven from the over.
For Rajasthan, Abdulla and Faulkner come in to replace Abhishek Nayar and Tim Southee. KKR bring in Shakib and Bisla for Lynn and Yusuf Pathan.
Watson wins the toss and Rajasthan will bat first.
Hello and welcome to your over-by-over coverage of the Rajasthan versus Kolkata game. Both of these teams have played 4 games, lost 2 and won 2 so it will be an interesting contest.
- 29th Apr 2014
- Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bat.
- Sheikh Zayed Stadium
- A S Dar, A Chaudary
- TV Umpire
- V A Kulkarni
- Match Referee
- G F Labrooy
- Reserve Umpire
- K Srinath
kolkata BATTING CARD
|G. Gambhir||c Abdulla b Bhatia||45|
|M.S. Bisla||c Nair b Richardson||3|
|J.H. Kallis||c Smith b Tambe||13|
|M. Pandey||lbw Tambe||19|
|S.A. Yadav||c Smith b Faulkner||31|
|S. Al Hasan||Not out||29|
|R.V. Uthappa||b Faulkner||0|
|R.V. Kumar||b Faulkner||0|
|P.P. Chawla||run out (Smith)||0|
|S.P. Narine||Not out||1|
|Extras||2nb, 6w, 1b, 2lb||11|
|Total||20.0 Overs||152 - 8|