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.
- 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|