Indian T20 Commentary

Kolkata VS Bangalore Cricket Commentary

Match 3120-Sep-2021

92/1019.0 oversRun rate: 4.84
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94/110.0 oversRun rate: 9.4
Kolkata Knight Riders beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 9 wickets
Kolkata Knight Riders First innings
49.69.6: Yuzvendra Chahal to Venkatesh Iyer,FOUR! Venkatesh Iyer has finished off the chase in style. A perfect debut knock from him! A short ball, on middle, Venkatesh Iyer rocks back and pulls it wide of deep mid-wicket for a boundary. Kolkata win by 9 wickets with 60 balls to spare!
49.59.5: Yuzvendra Chahal to Venkatesh Iyer, FOUR! Just 3 runs needed now! A full ball, on middle. Venkatesh Iyer comes down the track and spanks it straight down the ground for a boundary, beating both long on and long off.
09.49.4: Yuzvendra Chahal to Venkatesh Iyer, Flatter and spinning back in on middle. Iyer defends it back to the bowler.
49.39.3: Yuzvendra Chahal to Venkatesh Iyer, FOUR! Continues to be innovative! A slower short ball, on middle, Venkatesh Iyer goes for the reverse hit and thumps it over point for a boundary.
09.29.2: Yuzvendra Chahal to Venkatesh Iyer, Full and on off, driven to covers where the fielder made a diving stop.
09.19.1: Yuzvendra Chahal to Shubman Gill, OUT! TAKEN! A brilliant inning from Shubman Gill comes to an end! Chahal serves a full ball, around off. Shubman Gill dances down the track and looks to go downtown. He does not reach the pitch of the ball and thus hits it off the toe end of his bat. It goes in the air and towards long off where Mohammed Siraj takes a good catch.
9 Overs | Runs : 82/1 | Run rate : 9.11
18.68.6: Harshal Patel to Shubman Gill, On middle, on a length, flicked to mid-wicket for a single. 11 needed more.
48.58.5: Harshal Patel to Shubman Gill, FOUR! Not a good evening for Bangalore and this fielding effort sums it up pretty well! A full toss angling on the pads. Shubman Gill flicks it in the gap towards deep mid-wicket. The fielder runs across to his right and slides but the ball goes past him to find the fence.
08.48.4: Harshal Patel to Shubman Gill, A short ball, outside off, slower in pace, Shubman Gill leaves it alone.
18.38.3: Harshal Patel to Venkatesh Iyer, DROPPED! Hard chance though! A length ball, on middle. Venkatesh Iyer lofts it back to the bowler. Harshal Patel gets low and stretches his left hand out but the ball does not stick. It rolls to mid-wicket through Gill's legs and they take a single. 
08.28.2: Harshal Patel to Venkatesh Iyer, Good variation from Patel! A slower length ball, outside off. Venkatesh Iyer looks to dab it down the ground but misses.
18.18.1: Harshal Patel to Shubman Gill, A full toss, on off. Shubman Gill pushes it to covers for one more.
8 Overs | Runs : 75/0 | Run rate : 9.38
47.67.6: Wanindu Hasaranga to Venkatesh Iyer, FOUR! This guy has every shot in his locker! Wanindu Hasaranga serves a slower short ball, on middle, Venkatesh Iyer quickly shapes up for the reverse-batted shot and powers it high and over backward point for a boundary. 
17.57.5: Wanindu Hasaranga to Shubman Gill, Flatter and on off, smashed to deep cover for a single.
07.47.4: Wanindu Hasaranga to Shubman Gill, Tossed up, full on middle, Shubman Gill turns it on the leg side but finds short mid-wicket. 
27.37.3: Wanindu Hasaranga to Shubman Gill, Again goes for the big heave but gets an inside edge past the leg stump to fine leg. Two runs taken. 
67.27.2: Wanindu Hasaranga to Shubman Gill, SIX! THUMPED! A full ball, on middle and off, Shubman Gill comes down the track and hammers it all the way over long on for a biggie. 
07.17.1: Wanindu Hasaranga to Shubman Gill, A googly. This one lands on middle and spins towards leg. Shubman Gill prods forward to defend but misses and gets hit on the pads. 
7 Overs | Runs : 62/0 | Run rate : 8.86
06.76.6: Harshal Patel to Venkatesh Iyer, Short of a length, angling down. Iyer mistimes his pull to mid-wicket. 31 needed in 78 balls. 
16.66.5: Harshal Patel to Shubman Gill, Just a single! This was on a length and around off. Gill makes room and punches it through cover-point for a single.
16.56.4: Harshal Patel to Venkatesh Iyer, A length ball, on off. Iyer waits for the ball and dabs it late down to third man for a single.
16.46.3: Harshal Patel to Shubman Gill, On a length, around off. Gill punches it off the back foot to sweeper cover for one.
06.36.3: Harshal Patel to Shubman Gill, WIDE! Patel misses his line and serves it way down the leg side. Shubman Gill leaves it alone. 
16.26.2: Harshal Patel to Venkatesh Iyer, Comes 'round the wicket and serves a length ball, on middle, Iyer advances down the track and plays a mistimed shot wide of mid off. A single is taken.
16.16.1: Harshal Patel to Shubman Gill, A full ball, on middle, Shubman Gill drills it down to long on for a single.
6 Overs | Runs : 56/0 | Run rate : 9.33
15.65.6: Yuzvendra Chahal to Shubman Gill, Fuller in length and around off, Gill drives it firmly to the left of mid off and collects a single. 11 from Chahal's first and Kolkata are marching towards the target.
25.55.5: Yuzvendra Chahal to Shubman Gill, The reverse sweep comes out. Gill eases out a full ball past the keeper and it runs down to third man. Two taken.
45.45.4: Yuzvendra Chahal to Shubman Gill, FOUR! Boom! 50 comes up for Kolkata and this opening pair is putting on a show. A googly, landing full and around off, Gill picks it and heaves it over mid-wicket for a boundary.
05.35.3: Yuzvendra Chahal to Shubman Gill, Quicker, flatter and shorter around off, Gill is cramped for room as he plays a mistimed square cut to point.
45.25.2: Yuzvendra Chahal to Shubman Gill, FOUR! Smashed away! Shot after shot after shot. Kolkata are in a hurry. Flighted and full around off, Gill goes down on one knee and sweeps it over square leg for a boundary.
05.15.1: Yuzvendra Chahal to Shubman Gill, Flighted one, full and around off, Gill defends it back towards the bowler. Chahal makes the stop to his left.
5 Overs | Runs : 45/0 | Run rate : 9
64.74.6: Kyle Jamieson to Venkatesh Iyer, SIX! That has gone the distance! Venkatesh Iyer, you beauty. Showing no nerves on his debut. A length ball, around off, Venkatesh skips down the track and launches it over long on. 16 from the over, 48 needed more.
14.64.5: Kyle Jamieson to Shubman Gill, Once again Gill uses his feet. Advances down the track to a full ball around leg and drives it back past the bowler to mid off. A single is pinched.
44.54.4: Kyle Jamieson to Shubman Gill, FOUR! Great shot! Shubman Gill is showing his hitting range this evening. Fuller in length, around middle and leg, Gill stays leg-side of this delivery and lofts it cleanly over extra cover. The fielder gives the chase but the ball wins the race.
04.44.3: Kyle Jamieson to Shubman Gill, Dot! Kyle Jamieson digs in a short ball, outside off, Gill tries to slam it over point but fails to connect.
04.34.3: Kyle Jamieson to Shubman Gill, In the zone way outside off, Gill leaves it alone. Not called a wide and Gill is disappointed. Hang on, the siren goes off. It's a no ball. Free Hit coming Shubman Gill's way. 
04.24.2: Kyle Jamieson to Shubman Gill, Full and around off, Gill drives off the front foot but finds mid off.
44.14.1: Kyle Jamieson to Shubman Gill, FOUR! Kolkata are cruising. This is some batting intent shown by Kolkata. Back of a length, outside off, Shubman Gill steps back to make room and whacks it down through mid off for a boundary.
4 Overs | Runs : 29/0 | Run rate : 7.25
03.63.6: Wanindu Hasaranga to Venkatesh Iyer, Leans forward to a full ball and pushes it defensively to covers.
43.53.5: Wanindu Hasaranga to Venkatesh Iyer, FOUR! Venkatesh Iyer has impressed so far with his positive intent. Too full from the Sri Lankan, outside off, Iyer drills his drive through extra cover.
03.43.4: Wanindu Hasaranga to Venkatesh Iyer, That has gone through Iyer's legs. Floated one, around off, Venkatesh Iyer tries to be adventurous with his reverse-batted shot but misses. It goes through his legs and the keeper does well to collect the ball.
13.33.3: Wanindu Hasaranga to Shubman Gill, Wrong 'un around off, on the shorter side, Gill picks it and pulls it over mid-wicket for a single.
13.23.2: Wanindu Hasaranga to Venkatesh Iyer, Flatter one, on middle and probably a googly, Iyer stays back and flicks it wide of mid on for a single.
13.13.1: Wanindu Hasaranga to Shubman Gill,  Floated delivery, too full and around off, Gill drives it down to long off and collects a single.
3 Overs | Runs : 22/0 | Run rate : 7.33
02.62.6: Mohammed Siraj to Venkatesh Iyer, Shortish and on off, another strong shot from the back foot by Venkatesh Iyer but he finds a diving fielder at covers. Just 2 from this over but Bangalore need wickets.
02.52.5: Mohammed Siraj to Venkatesh Iyer, A bumper around off, Iyer has nothing to do with it. Not called a wide.
02.42.4: Mohammed Siraj to Venkatesh Iyer, Shortish and on off, Iyer walks forward and slaps it down to mid off.
02.32.3: Mohammed Siraj to Venkatesh Iyer, Play and a miss! Short and close to off, angling away, Iyer stands back to slap but it bounces over his bat.
22.22.2: Mohammed Siraj to Venkatesh Iyer, This is a poor line and length from Sairaj to a debutant. Short and wide outside off, Iyer reaches out and cuts it behind backward point. Jamieson runs across to his left in the deep and does well to use his height as he dives to stop it from touching the fence. Saves two.
02.12.1: Mohammed Siraj to Venkatesh Iyer, A full toss around off, Iyer packs a punch from the back foot but finds the fielder at cover-point.
2 Overs | Runs : 20/0 | Run rate : 10
01.81.6: Kyle Jamieson to Shubman Gill, Better from Jamieson. Bowls it on a length around off, some extra bounce, Shubman Gill defends it back by taking the bottom hand off the handle.
01.71.6: Kyle Jamieson to Shubman Gill, Another wide. This time it's down the leg side, Gill tries his best to get a tickle on it but fails. 10 from this over as well with one more ball to go.
01.61.6: Kyle Jamieson to Shubman Gill, Wide! Kyle Jamieson tries to stay away from the hitting zone of the batsman but ends up bowling it way too wide outside off. An easy leave for Shubman Gill. 
11.51.5: Kyle Jamieson to Venkatesh Iyer, On a length around middle and leg, Iyer uses his wrists and helps it to square leg for one.
11.41.4: Kyle Jamieson to Shubman Gill, Short again, around off, Gill pulls it firmly across the line and the mid-wicket fielder dives across to his right to take the pace off the ball. They cross.
01.31.3: Kyle Jamieson to Shubman Gill, Shortish and on off, punched off the back foot to covers.
41.21.2: Kyle Jamieson to Shubman Gill, FOUR! What a shot! A shot of authority from Shubman Gill. The approach from the two openers is crystal clear. They want to overhaul the target in a jiffy. A touch short and around off, Gill shimmies down the track and clobbers it over mid on. It almost cleared the fence. 
21.11.1: Kyle Jamieson to Shubman Gill, Pierces the gap! Back of a length, around off, Gill punches it sweetly through the line. Beats the extra cover fielder to his left and the cover fielder to his right. It goes through to the deep and they take a couple.
1 Overs | Runs : 10/0 | Run rate : 10
00.70.6: Mohammed Siraj to Venkatesh Iyer, Another free-flowing drive from the bat of Iyer but this time he finds the cover fielder. 10 from the first over.
40.60.5: Mohammed Siraj to Venkatesh Iyer, FOUR! Glorious. Just a bit of width outside off, on a length, Iyer stays tall inside the crease, drives it on the up and crunches it through covers for a boundary.
40.50.4: Mohammed Siraj to Venkatesh Iyer, FOUR! Third time lucky for Venkatesh Iyer. He has made his intentions very clear. Siraj continues to feed him width outside off, short in length, Venkatesh Iyer camps back and whacks it through point.
00.40.4: Mohammed Siraj to Venkatesh Iyer, Wide! Siraj loses his radar this time, slips a shortish ball way wide outside off, Iyer chases it as well but fails to make any connection.
00.30.3: Mohammed Siraj to Venkatesh Iyer, Play and a miss! That's some shot to attempt on debut. Shortish and outside off, Venkatesh Iyer rocks back to slap it over point but fails to connect.
10.20.2: Mohammed Siraj to Shubman Gill, The chase is underway. Full again, on middle, Gill shows the full face of his bat and bunts it down to mid on for a single.
00.10.1: Mohammed Siraj to Shubman Gill, Siraj starts with a fuller ball, around off, Gill pushes it off his front foot to covers. The fielder there dives but fails to stop. However, the mid off fielder has it covered immediately.
Royal Challengers Bangalore First innings
018.618.6: Andre Russell to Mohammed Siraj, OUT! Bangalore are all out for 92! Russell keeps his length full and in the line of the stumps, Mohammed Siraj walks across the stumps again with his attempted paddle scoop. He gets some connection on this occasion but not good enough to beat fine leg. A simple catch for Varun Chakravarthy and Bangalore have failed to bat their full quota of overs.
018.518.5: Andre Russell to Yuzvendra Chahal, Russell fires in a very full ball around leg, Chahal fails to flick and it goes off his pads towards short fine leg. Dinesh Karthik runs across and collects the ball as the batters pinch a leg bye.
118.418.4: Andre Russell to Mohammed Siraj, Another yorker around off, this time Siraj has squeezed it out through covers for one.
018.318.3: Andre Russell to Mohammed Siraj, Siraj tries to be cheeky. Back of a length, around middle and leg, Mohammed Siraj walks across the stumps with his attempted paddle scoop but fails to connect.
018.218.2: Andre Russell to Mohammed Siraj, A cracking yorker, around off, Siraj fails to dig it out and the ball misses the off pole by a whisker.
118.118.1: Andre Russell to Yuzvendra Chahal, Delivers it on a length around off, Chahal moves across a bit and helps it through square leg for a single.
18 Overs | Runs : 89/9 | Run rate : 4.94
417.617.6: Prasidh Krishna to Mohammed Siraj, FOUR! Streaky. Prasidh Krishna goes short and delivers around off, Siraj makes room to go over the off side but it takes the outer edge and flies behind the keeper for a boundary. The score moves to 89/9!
117.517.5: Prasidh Krishna to Yuzvendra Chahal, Shortish and around off, that's a nice shot from the back foot by Chahal as he beats the diving point fielder for a single.
117.417.4: Prasidh Krishna to Mohammed Siraj, Spears it in, very full again but the line is around off, Mohammed Siraj gets his bat down in time and works it behind square leg for one. 
017.317.3: Prasidh Krishna to Mohammed Siraj, Quicker one, very full and outside off, Siraj tries to dig it out but misses. Giving nothing away.
017.217.2: Prasidh Krishna to Mohammed Siraj, On a length and close to off, probably the slower one, Siraj pushes it out with an angled bat to point.
017.117.1: Prasidh Krishna to Mohammed Siraj, Fuller and on off, angling in, Siraj stays back and pushes it to covers.
17 Overs | Runs : 83/9 | Run rate : 4.88
016.616.6: Lockie Ferguson to Yuzvendra Chahal, Fullish and on off, defended. End of Lockie Ferguson's spell as well, 4-0-24-2!
016.516.5: Lockie Ferguson to Yuzvendra Chahal, Shortish and on off, defended at the last moment to the on side.
016.416.4: Lockie Ferguson to Yuzvendra Chahal, Sharp one, short in length around middle, some extra bounce, Chahal fails to keep it out and is hit on the thigh pad.
016.316.3: Lockie Ferguson to Harshal Patel, OUT! Bowled 'em! The speedster from New Zealand varies his pace and dishes out a yorker at 118 clicks. It's right at the base of the off stump, Patel fails to pick it, is very early into his shot and finds his stumps disturbed. An inch-perfect yorker. Number 9 down for Bangalore.
016.216.2: Lockie Ferguson to Harshal Patel, In the channel outside off, a bit on the shorter side again, Harshal flashes his bat at it and misses.
416.116.1: Lockie Ferguson to Harshal Patel, EDGY FOUR! Bangalore won't care how they come now... Shortish and around off, Harshal hangs back to slap it over covers but it takes a thick outside edge and flies wide of Karthik for a boundary at third man.
16 Overs | Runs : 79/8 | Run rate : 4.94
215.615.6: Varun Chakravarthy to Mohammed Siraj, Flatter and a bit shorter around leg, Siraj moves back and works it down to fine leg for two. Varun Chakravarthy is done with his spell, 4-0-13-3 along with his hand in the run out of Kyle Jamieson. Brilliant.
115.515.5: Varun Chakravarthy to Harshal Patel, Fullish and on middle, heaved over mid-wicket for a single.
015.415.4: Varun Chakravarthy to Harshal Patel, Quicker one, on middle and turning in, Harshal fails to defend and it rolls back to the bowler off the pads.
015.315.3: Varun Chakravarthy to Harshal Patel, OUT! Varun Chakravarthy has got the touch and it's an unfortunate end for Kyle Jamieson. Flighted and very full on middle, Harshal Patel drives it straight back and Varun Chakravarthy goes down low to stop the ball. He though only manages a gentle touch on the ball and it goes behind to rattle the stumps. The appeal is made immediately as Kolkata think that Jamieson was outside the crease. It's referred upstairs, the replays confirm the touch from the bowler first and then the next frame finds Kyle outside the crease. 
115.215.2: Varun Chakravarthy to Kyle Jamieson, Loopy and full around off, it's lofted over mid off for just a single.
015.115.1: Varun Chakravarthy to Kyle Jamieson, Flatter and fuller on middle, Kyle Jamieson shapes up for a big heave but only manages to drag it off the inner edge to mid-wicket.
15 Overs | Runs : 75/7 | Run rate : 5
014.614.6: Sunil Narine to Kyle Jamieson, LEG BYE! A full ball, slanting outside off. Kyle Jamieson shuffles across and looks to heave it across the line but misses and gets hit on the pads. The ball lobs wide of the first slip fielder and they take a leg bye. 
014.514.5: Sunil Narine to Kyle Jamieson, Angles a flatter ball, on middle, Kyle hits it back to the bowler.
114.414.4: Sunil Narine to Harshal Patel, Outside off, slapped to covers for a single.
414.314.3: Sunil Narine to Harshal Patel, FOUR! Welcome boundary for Bangalore! Quicker and wider outside off. Patel looks to cut but does it off the toe end of his bat. The ball goes past the first slip fielder and races away to the third man fence.
114.214.2: Sunil Narine to Kyle Jamieson, Quicker from 'round the wicket and on middle, pushed down to long off for a single.
014.114.1: Sunil Narine to Kyle Jamieson, Touch short, on off. Defended from the crease to the off side.
14 Overs | Runs : 68/7 | Run rate : 4.86
213.613.6: Varun Chakravarthy to Harshal Patel, In the air but safe! Varun Chakravarthy serves a fuller ball, on middle. Patel smashes it over the leaping bowler and towards long off. Two runs taken. 
013.513.5: Varun Chakravarthy to Harshal Patel, Angles it on the pads, Patel misses his flick and gets hit on the pads. A mild appeal only from the keeper for LBW but turned down.
013.413.4: Varun Chakravarthy to Sachin Baby, OUT! Varun Chakravarthy picks up his third wicket and Bangalore are 7 down now. A full ball outside off, seems it's a googly which Baby fails to pick. He looks to swing across the line but ends up slicing it towards point where Nitish Rana takes a simple catch. 
013.313.3: Varun Chakravarthy to Sachin Baby, Slightly short, on off. Baby taps it back to the bowler.
013.213.2: Varun Chakravarthy to Sachin Baby, Quicker ball now, flatter and on off. Baby punches it off the back foot to point.
013.113.1: Varun Chakravarthy to Sachin Baby, Full and slanting outside off, slapped to extra cover.
13 Overs | Runs : 66/6 | Run rate : 5.08
012.612.6: Sunil Narine to Kyle Jamieson, Floated ball, on off. Kyle Jamieson defends it back to the bowler again. Runs have dried up for Bangalore. 
012.512.5: Sunil Narine to Kyle Jamieson, Flatter and cramping Jamieson for room. He works it back to the bowler.
212.412.4: Sunil Narine to Kyle Jamieson, A full ball, on off. Kyle Jamieson goes over covers, does it off the outer half of his bat and collects two runs. 
012.312.3: Sunil Narine to Kyle Jamieson, Full and on off. Kept out.
012.212.2: Sunil Narine to Kyle Jamieson, Touch shorter, on middle. Kyle Jamieson gets an inside edge back on the pads as he looks to work it away.
112.112.1: Sunil Narine to Sachin Baby, Angles it on the pads. Baby flicks it to square leg for a single.
12 Overs | Runs : 63/6 | Run rate : 5.25
011.611.6: Varun Chakravarthy to Kyle Jamieson, Huge shout for an lbw! Not given. Varun Chakravarthy was begging for a review but Morgan is not interested at all. A tossed up ball, full and angling around off. Kyle Jamieson looks to defend but seems to have defended it off the inner edge. He is struck on the pads after that, Varun Chakravarthy appeals but it's not given. The replay shows there was an inside edge. Good decision from Morgan.
011.511.5: Varun Chakravarthy to Wanindu Hasaranga, OUT! LBW! Golden duck for Wanindu Hasaranga! What an over this is from Varun Chakravarthy. A flatter ball, on middle and leg. Wanindu Hasaranga takes a big stride forward and looks to defend but gets beaten on the inside edge and gets hit on the pads. An appeal for LBW and up goes for the finger. Wanindu Hasaranga does not review it and continues his walk back. Hat-trick ball coming up.
011.411.4: Varun Chakravarthy to Glenn Maxwell, OUT! TIMBER! The frustration and pressure were building on Maxwell and he had to go for a big shot! Chakravarthy tosses this one, on middle, gives some flight to it. The ball hits the deck and spins into the batsman. Glenn Maxwell clears his front leg and looks to heave but fails to connect. The ball goes through the gate and rattles the stumps. An uncharacteristic 17-ball 10 from Glenn Maxwell. Bangalore staring down the barrel.
111.311.3: Varun Chakravarthy to Sachin Baby, Full ball, on middle. Baby gets low to flick but closes the face of the bat too early. Gets a soft leading edge to covers for a single.
111.211.2: Varun Chakravarthy to Glenn Maxwell, Tossed up, angling on middle. Maxwell gets inside the line and tucks it to mid-wicket for one run.
111.111.1: Varun Chakravarthy to Sachin Baby, Darted on the pads, flicked to mid-wicket for a single.
11 Overs | Runs : 60/4 | Run rate : 5.45
010.710.6: Lockie Ferguson to Glenn Maxwell, A near-yorker around off. Maxwell gets low and looks to go big across the line but only manages an under-edge onto his boot.
110.610.6: Lockie Ferguson to Sachin Baby, NO BALL! A high full toss, on middle. Baby hangs back and pulls it to square leg for a single. No ball called for a waist-high full toss. Free Hit coming up.
110.510.5: Lockie Ferguson to Glenn Maxwell, Around off, on a length, pushed to covers for a single.
110.410.4: Lockie Ferguson to Sachin Baby, A length ball, on off, Baby slaps it uppishly and towards mid on and crosses for a hesitant single. The fielder has a shy at the keeper's end but misses.
110.310.3: Lockie Ferguson to Glenn Maxwell, Short and outside off, Maxwell dabs it off the outer part of his bat to third man for a single.
110.210.2: Lockie Ferguson to Sachin Baby, Almost had him there! A yorker-length ball, angling on middle. Baby gets an inside edge as he looks to dig it out. The ball deflects off the pads and rolls to the left of the keeper who has a shy at his end but misses. A single taken. 
010.110.1: Lockie Ferguson to Sachin Baby, PLAY AND A MISS! A length ball, way outside off. Baby tries to chase it but fails to get any bat on it. 
10 Overs | Runs : 54/4 | Run rate : 5.4
19.69.6: Prasidh Krishna to Sachin Baby, Full and on the pads, this is flicked to deep square leg for a single. Another tidy over from Kolkata, just two runs coming off it. 
09.59.5: Prasidh Krishna to Sachin Baby, Three dots in a row. On a length, angling across outside off, Baby stays back and plays it out from the inner half to the leg side.
09.49.4: Prasidh Krishna to Sachin Baby, A full ball, on the pads. Baby looks to flick but gets hit on the pads. It goes to square leg, Baby wants a run but Maxwell sends him back.
09.39.3: Prasidh Krishna to Sachin Baby, A length ball, on middle. Baby tucks it on the leg side.
19.29.2: Prasidh Krishna to Glenn Maxwell, A gentle push to point from Maxwell for a single.
09.19.1: Prasidh Krishna to Glenn Maxwell, Around off, on a length. Maxwell plays it back to the bowler. Unusual scenario for Maxwell now, he has to bat till the deep and take Bangalore to a respectable total. 
9 Overs | Runs : 52/4 | Run rate : 5.78
08.68.6: Andre Russell to Sachin Baby, Another one outside off, on a length. Baby sways away from it. Top over from Russell, two wickets and just a single from it. 
08.58.5: Andre Russell to Sachin Baby, Length and outside off. Baby shoulders arms to it.
08.48.4: Andre Russell to AB de Villiers, OUT! SOUND OF TIMBER! A golden duck is handed to Mr 360. That's a body blow to Bangalore and Kolkata are going crazy. Andre Russell charges and serves a pacy yorker around leg, angling on the pads. AB de Villiers is surprised as he is too late to dig it out. The ball hits his left foot and ricochets onto the stumps. A stunning delivery to a new batsman.
18.38.3: Andre Russell to Glenn Maxwell, A length ball, on off. Maxwell stays back and pushes it wide of covers for a quick single. 
08.28.2: Andre Russell to Glenn Maxwell, On a length, on off. Maxwell hops and punches it to covers.
08.18.1: Andre Russell to Srikar Bharat, OUT! Andre Russell strikes and Bangalore are in a spot of bother. Not a dream debut for the youngster. Andre Russell steams and hurls a short ball, on middle. Bharat rocks back and goes for the pull shot but does not middle it. Hits it high in the air and towards deep mid-wicket. Shubman Gill there charges in and takes a very good running catch. 
8 Overs | Runs : 51/3 | Run rate : 6.38
07.67.6: Sunil Narine to Glenn Maxwell, Goes for the reverse sweep now but does not middle it as Maxwell walks way across the stumps. The ball lobs back on the deck. 
07.57.5: Sunil Narine to Glenn Maxwell, Shortish and on middle, Glenn Maxwell makes room and looks to pull but gets an under-edge and the ball rolls back to the bowler.
17.47.4: Sunil Narine to Srikar Bharat, A tossed up ball, on middle. Bharat tucks it to deep mid-wicket. A single taken. 
17.37.3: Sunil Narine to Glenn Maxwell, Full and on middle, drilled down to long on for a single.
27.27.2: Sunil Narine to Glenn Maxwell, Short and way outside off. Glenn Maxwell gets back to cut but ends up slicing it in the air. The backward point fielder dives across to his right but it falls well short. They collect a couple.
07.17.1: Sunil Narine to Glenn Maxwell, A flatter, quicker delivery, on the leg pole. Glenn Maxwell rocks back and looks to pull but fails to connect. He is hit on the thigh pad.
7 Overs | Runs : 47/2 | Run rate : 6.71
26.66.6: Andre Russell to Srikar Bharat, Russell goes short, around off, it's heaved over mid-wicket, not much timing. The ball drops in no man's land and they take two.
16.56.5: Andre Russell to Glenn Maxwell, Shortish and on off, pulled to deep square leg for a single.
06.46.4: Andre Russell to Glenn Maxwell, Slightly shorter and angling on the pads. Maxwell looks to glance but gets beaten on the inside edge and gets hit on the thigh pad.
16.36.3: Andre Russell to Srikar Bharat, Short of a length, outside off. Bharat slaps it to backward point who half-stops it and allows a single.
16.26.2: Andre Russell to Glenn Maxwell, Short in length and on middle. Glenn Maxwell hangs back and tucks it to fine leg for one more.
16.16.1: Andre Russell to Srikar Bharat, Angles a length ball, on the pads. Bharat flicks it on the leg side for a single.
6 Overs | Runs : 41/2 | Run rate : 6.83
05.65.6: Lockie Ferguson to Devdutt Padikkal, OUT! Caught by DK! Lockie Ferguson has a wicket on the last ball of the Powerplay. He hurls across a sharp delivery, short and in the line of the stumps, Devdutt Padikkal tries to be too cute here, attempts to ramp it over the keeper but it's too close to his body. The ball brushes the outside edge or maybe his gloves and flies to Dinesh Karthik who takes a simple catch. A good little knock from Padikkal is over and Bangalore are 41/2 at the end of the Powerplay.
05.55.5: Lockie Ferguson to Devdutt Padikkal, A near-yorker just outside off, Padikkal tries to dig it out but misses.
15.45.4: Lockie Ferguson to Srikar Bharat, Delivers it on a length, around off, Bharat sticks on the back foot and works it wide of mid on for a quick run.
05.35.3: Lockie Ferguson to Srikar Bharat, Swing and a miss! Extra pace there. On a length around leg, Bharat steps back and tries to smash it over covers but misses. That goes over the leg pole to Karthik.
15.25.2: Lockie Ferguson to Devdutt Padikkal, Smart batting. Gets a boundary and now gently plays a length ball down to third man to rotate the strike.
45.15.1: Lockie Ferguson to Devdutt Padikkal, FOUR! Slapped away! Short in length and around off, leaving the batsman with the angle, Devdutt Padikkal rocks back, uses the pace of the bowler and cracks it through point.
5 Overs | Runs : 35/1 | Run rate : 7
44.64.6: Sunil Narine to Srikar Bharat, FOUR! Handsomely played! Tossed up delivery, full and around off, Srikar Bharat opts for the inside-out shot and lofts it cleanly over extra cover for a boundary.
14.54.5: Sunil Narine to Devdutt Padikkal, Fires a quicker one down the leg side, Padikkal helps it behind square leg for a run.
04.44.4: Sunil Narine to Devdutt Padikkal, The batsman has just watchfully blocked this out.
14.34.3: Sunil Narine to Srikar Bharat, Flatter and on the pads, it's eased in front of square leg for one.
14.24.2: Sunil Narine to Devdutt Padikkal, A quick run. Full and around off, Devdutt Padikkal pushes it with soft hands to covers and steals a single. The fielder comes up with a direct hit at the striker's end but Srikar Bharat is safely in.
04.14.1: Sunil Narine to Devdutt Padikkal, Starts with a floated delivery, around off and a bit on the shorter side, Devdutt Padikkal gets back and plays it down to point.
4 Overs | Runs : 28/1 | Run rate : 7
13.83.6: Prasidh Krishna to Devdutt Padikkal, On a length around leg, Devdutt Padikkal clips it to mid-wicket and collects a run. End of a long over, Bangalore are 28/1.
03.73.5: Prasidh Krishna to Devdutt Padikkal, The batsman has just blocked that from his crease.
43.63.4: Prasidh Krishna to Devdutt Padikkal, FOUR! Devdutt Padikkal makes full use of the Free Hit. A juicy full toss on the pads, Padikkal picks it up and whips it behind square leg for a boundary. One hand comes off the handle but that doesn't matter.
13.53.4: Prasidh Krishna to Srikar Bharat, Caught in the deep off a Free Hit. A high full toss on middle, Bharat does well to pull it across the line and it goes aerially to deep backward square leg. It's caught in the deep and the fielder immediately releases the ball. They cross. And it's another no ball for height. Free Hit loading...
03.43.4: Prasidh Krishna to Srikar Bharat, Short and around off, Bharat steps back and slaps it through the line. Finds the point fielder. Called a no ball for overstepping. Free Hit time!
03.33.3: Prasidh Krishna to Srikar Bharat, Top delivery! On a length and outside off, holding its line, Bharat tries to force it through the line but misses.
03.23.2: Prasidh Krishna to Srikar Bharat, Spears it full and around off, Bharat defends it back. The bowler lets it go and the mid off fielder collects the ball.
03.13.1: Prasidh Krishna to Srikar Bharat, Full and outside off, Bharat drives through the line, good timing but his shot finds the cover fielder.
3 Overs | Runs : 20/1 | Run rate : 6.67
12.62.6: Lockie Ferguson to Srikar Bharat, SAFE! Full in length and outside off, Bharat bunts it down to mid off and scampers across to the other end. There is a direct hit at the bowler's end and it's referred upstairs. Srikar Bharat is found to be safe in the replays.
02.52.5: Lockie Ferguson to Srikar Bharat, Sharp one, short and on middle, Bharat is hurried up into his pull shot and misses. He is thudded on the thigh pad and the ball falls near the surface. Srikar wants to take a run but is sent back.
12.42.4: Lockie Ferguson to Devdutt Padikkal, Slightly short and around off, Devdutt Padikkal gets back and gently turns it in the gap at mid-wicket. He runs the first run hard but that's all he will get.
42.32.3: Lockie Ferguson to Devdutt Padikkal, FOUR! A lovely extension of his arms and Devdutt has put it away in style. Fuller and around off, angling in from 'round the wicket, Padikkal shows the full face of the bat and lofts it behind the bowler's head.
12.22.2: Lockie Ferguson to Srikar Bharat, Angling in around middle, Srikar Bharat uses his wrists and flicks it through square leg for a run.
12.12.1: Lockie Ferguson to Devdutt Padikkal, Starts with a heavy delivery, short and close to off, Devdutt Padikkal stands back and guides it to third man for a single.
2 Overs | Runs : 12/1 | Run rate : 6
21.71.6: Prasidh Krishna to Srikar Bharat, The line is a bit too straight, Srikar works it in the gap at mid-wicket gets off the mark with a couple of runs.
01.61.5: Prasidh Krishna to Srikar Bharat, Pitches it up and around off, Bharat pushes it off his front foot to mid off.
01.51.4: Prasidh Krishna to Virat Kohli, OUT! Kohli falls early! Prasidh dishes out a delivery on a fuller length, close to off and gets it to shape back in sharply, Kohli tries to flick it across the line but misses. He is hit on the pads, they appeal and the finger has gone up. Kohli takes the DRS and the UltraEdge detects no bat. Time for the Ball Tracker - It's hitting the stumps. Kohli departs. Massive breakthrough for Kolkata.
41.41.3: Prasidh Krishna to Virat Kohli, FOUR! King Kohli shows his class! Timing and placement, top class. Prasidh Krishna lands it on a length around off, Kohli drives it on the up and crunches it through covers.
01.31.3: Prasidh Krishna to Virat Kohli, Wide! Loses his line. Prasidh delivers it down the leg side, Kohli tries to get some bat behind it but misses.
11.21.2: Prasidh Krishna to Devdutt Padikkal, A touch short and around off, angling away, Devdutt Padikkal stays back and runs it down to third man for a single.
01.11.1: Prasidh Krishna to Devdutt Padikkal, Prasidh Krishna begins his spell with a delivery on a fuller length, around middle and off, Padikkal defends it off the front foot.
1 Overs | Runs : 4/0 | Run rate : 4
00.60.6: Varun Chakravarthy to Virat Kohli, Serves it full and flighted on off, Kohli presses forward and pushes it defensively to covers. 4 from the first over!
30.50.5: Varun Chakravarthy to Devdutt Padikkal, Devdutt Padikkal opens his account. Fires it in, a bit short and around off, Devdutt stands back and punches it through point. A good sliding stop in the deep by Andre Russell as he gives the chase. Three runs taken.
00.40.4: Varun Chakravarthy to Devdutt Padikkal, Flatter and quicker, around off, Padikkal gets back and pushes it with an angled bat to backward point.
00.30.3: Varun Chakravarthy to Devdutt Padikkal, Tossed up around off, Devdutt Padikkal gets forward and defends it from the outer portion of his bat to the off side.
00.20.2: Varun Chakravarthy to Devdutt Padikkal, Floated one, full and around off, from 'round the wicket, Padikkal pushes it off his front foot to covers.
10.10.1: Varun Chakravarthy to Virat Kohli, A touch flatter around off, on the shorter side, Kohli gets back and works it gently towards mid-wicket for a single. Bangalore are away!
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