Kolkata XI vs Punjab XI 17th match at Kolkata, 15 Apr, 2012

Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders, who choose to field
Punjab XI 134/7 (20)
Kolkata XI 132/7 (20)
Kings XI Punjab won by 2 runs
Man of the Match: SP Narine
  • Rajat Bhatia 3 * (2)
  • DB Das 35 * (23)

  Over 1.0   

Over 0.1PS Kumar to JH Kallis, 1 rungets forward and flicks the sharp inswinger towards mid on and takes a high risk single.

Over 0.2PS Kumar to G Gambhir, no runsgets forward and pushes it to mid off.

Over 0.3PS Kumar to G Gambhir, no runs, makes room and cuts it to backward point.

Over 0.4PS Kumar to G Gambhir, 1 run, goes back and flicks it to deep squareleg for a single.

Over 0.5PS Kumar to JH Kallis, no runsgoes back and cuts the wide delivery to the diving Marsh at backward point.

Over 0.6PS Kumar to JH Kallis, no runs, goes back and defends it to the bowler.

  Over 2.0   

Over 1.1BA Bhatt to G Gambhir, Boundary, steps out and plays a lovely drive all along the ground through extra covers for a boundary.

Over 1.2BA Bhatt to G Gambhir, Boundary, steps out and flicks it past backward squareleg for a boundary.

Over 1.3BA Bhatt to G Gambhir, 2 runsgets forward and flicks the half volley through wide mid wicket for a couple.

Over 1.4BA Bhatt to G Gambhir, 1 run, steps out and flicks it through wide mid on for a single.

Over 1.5BA Bhatt to JH Kallis, no runsgets forward and pushes it to extra covers.

Over 1.6BA Bhatt to JH Kallis, CAUGHT, Kallis makes room and square drives it in the air but finds the man at cover point dive full length to his left to take a spectacular one handed catch! That was Paras Dogra taking that blinder!

  Over 3.0   

Over 2.1PS Kumar to G Gambhir, Boundarygoes back and cuts it away fine past the keeper for a boundary.

Over 2.2PS Kumar to G Gambhir, no runsgoes back and steers it to short thirdman.

Over 2.3PS Kumar to G Gambhir, Boundarygets forward and whacks it off the pad in the air over squareleg for a boundary.

Over 2.4PS Kumar to G Gambhir, 1 rungets forward and pushes it away through covers for a single.

Over 2.5PS Kumar to MS Bisla, no runsgets forward and pushes it to mid off.

Over 2.6PS Kumar to MS Bisla, no runsgets forward and drives it to covers.

  Over 4.0   

Over 3.1AD Mascarenhas to G Gambhir, 1 rungets forward and defends it to extra covers and steals a single.

Over 3.2AD Mascarenhas to MS Bisla, Sixer, makes room and lofts the full ball straight down the ground for a clean six!

Over 3.3AD Mascarenhas to MS Bisla, 1 rungets forward and flicks it to deep mid wicket for a single.

Over 3.4AD Mascarenhas to G Gambhir, CAUGHT N BOWLED, Gambhir strides forward for a straight drive on the up but ends up giving a sharp catch back to the bowler.

Over 3.5AD Mascarenhas to MK Tiwary, 1 rungets forward and flicks it through mid wicket for one.

Over 3.6AD Mascarenhas to MS Bisla, 2 runsgoes back and flicks it off his pads to short fine leg where a misfield from Praveen leaks an extra run.

  Over 5.0   

Over 4.1PS Kumar to MK Tiwary, 1 rungoes back and tucks it behind squareleg for one.

Over 4.2PS Kumar to MS Bisla, 1 run, jumps down the track and plays a flowing drive to the diving extra covers and can only find a single.

Over 4.3PS Kumar to MK Tiwary, 1 rungets forward and guides it to thirdman for a single.

Over 4.4PS Kumar to MS Bisla, no runsgets forward and drives the full ball back to the bowler.

Over 4.5PS Kumar to MS Bisla, 2 runsgets forward and flicks the full ball past mid wicket for a couple. Over 4.5 PS Kumar to MS Bisla, 1 wide, misses his flick to a half volley slipping down leg.

Over 4.6PS Kumar to MS Bisla, 1 run, inside edges the yorker onto the pad and steals a leg bye from the off side. Over 4.6 PS Kumar to MS Bisla, 1 wide, shuffles across and misses a wayward full ball down the legside.

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