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Match Status- Match Ended, Venue - Eden Gardens, Kolkata,, Date - 15/04/2012, Toss won by - Kolkata Knight Riders
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Commentary (Kolkata Knight Riders innings)

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SUNIL NARINE HAS BEEN NAMED THE MAN OF THE MATCH. On being asked about his name, Narine says that he has been named after Gavaskar. Adds that he has been enjoying this tournament so far and hopes that he continues to do well. Sums it up by saying that he is feeling at home here.

Adam Gilchrist says that the conditions were different but the guys fought well with the bat against some exceptional bowling from Narine and Co. Adds that the bowling from his team was outstanding. Is proud of his youngsters, especially Harmeet. Feels that the ball was best to play when it is new. Gautam Gambhir says that the batsmen need to bat intelligently and hopes that the team improves as the tournament progresses. On him getting a grey hair, he says that if he keeps playing such tight finishes, he will have many more grey hairs. Feels great about the team's bowling but says that the batting failed big time.

1.MAXIMUM SIXES AWARD - DAVID HUSSEY. 2.BEST CATCH OF THE MATCH AWARD - PARAS DOGRA (the one that got rid of Kallis).

The hosts batted pretty well at the start and were comfortable but then once the ball got older, they found it hard to score. The middle order collapsed and in the end, Das' fight could not prove to be enough. Three wickets for Chawla and he was the pick of the bowlers but Harmeet bowled a brilliant last over.

Unbelievable. Have Kolkata snatched a defeat from the jaws of victory or have Mohali come back from the dead to win? Either ways a terrific game. Gilchrist and co. are all smiles while the Kolkata dug out is depressed.

19.6 H Bansal to D Das, Full outside off, 101 kph, Das swings hard and gets it off the bottom of the bat towards mid-wicket. Only a single! MOHALI WIN BY 2 RUNS! 132/7

4 needed off the last ball!

19.5 H Bansal to R Bhatia, Full outside off, driven towards long off for a single. 131/7

19.4 H Bansal to R Bhatia, Misfield! Poor stuff from Marsh. Full on middle, Bhatia hits it back to the bowler who tries to stop buut deflects it towards long on. Marsh comes in a bit too quickly and fumbles. Two to the total. 5 needed from 2! 130/7

Rajat Bhatia walks in next. 7 needed from 3 balls.

19.3 H Bansal to ten Doeschate, OUT! BOWLED! Harmeet gets tendo! Slower delivery, from the back of the hand, 105.2 kph, landed on length outside off, Doeschate swings big but is beaten by the change of pace and gets a thick inside edge onto his stumps! The Kolkata dug out is not happy with that shot. 128/7

19.2 H Bansal to D Das, Full outside off, 100.8 kph, driven down to long off for a single. 7 needed from 4 balls! 128/6

19.1 H Bansal to ten Doeschate, Slower ball, down the leg side, 98.7 kph, Doeschate gets across and swings hard but misses. The ball goes off his pads towards Gilchrist and the batsmen take a leg bye. 8 needed from 5! 127/6

Harmeet Bansal to bowl the last over. 9 needed from 6 balls. Tension in the air. Harmeet went for 11 in his last over.

18.6 P Kumar to ten Doeschate, Excellent finish. Yorker outside off, swinging away, 131.9 kph, Doeschate digs it out to the off side and crosses over. 126/6

18.5 P Kumar to ten Doeschate, Excellent field placement! Right in the blockhole, 131.6 kph, Doeschate hits it towards what can be called a short mid on! 125/6

18.4 P Kumar to ten Doeschate, DOT BALL. Yorker outside off, Doeschate squeezes it towards point and Das has to get back. 125/6

18.3 P Kumar to D Das, Full again, dragged towards mid-wicket for one. 125/6

18.2 P Kumar to ten Doeschate, Yorker on middle, 121.4 kph, Doeschate digs it out to long on for a run. 124/6

18.1 P Kumar to D Das, Full on middle, 121.8 kph, driven towards long on for a single. 123/6

Praveen Kumar to bowl the 19th over. 3-0-18-0 so far. 13 needed from 12 balls.

17.6 D Mascarenhas to ten Doeschate, FOUR! That's lucky and very useful for Kolkata! Landed on length on middle, 120.2 kph, Ryan swings hard but gets a thick inside edge which flies past the keeper to the fine leg boundary! 11 runs from the over, a game-changing over. 122/6

"Gilly seemed to have forgotten that Bipul Sharma is there too...why wouldn't u bowl a left-arm spinner on this surface??" tweets Aakash Chopra.

17.5 D Mascarenhas to ten Doeschate, Oohh...full and straight, 124.8 kph, tendo swings but misses. The ball goes over the top. 118/6

17.4 D Mascarenhas to D Das, The batsman has played it towards mid-wicket. One run added to the total. 118/6

17.3 D Mascarenhas to D Das, Mix-up, but safe! Outside off, 114.4 kph, Das pushes it to point and Doeschate wants the single. Is sent back and has to dive inside his crease. 117/6

17.2 D Mascarenhas to D Das, FOUR! Clunk! This time he gets the boundary! Full on middle, 123.3 kph, Das swings it pretty much straight over the bowler's head and Marsh is nowhere near to stop this one! 18 needed from 16! 117/6

17.1 D Mascarenhas to D Das, Full on middle, 120.3 kph, Das lofts it over mid on. Marsh charges across from long on and dives to his left and stops the ball. Two runs taken. 113/6

Dimitri Mascarenhas is back. 3-0-23-1 so far. This stand is worth 23 from 14 balls. 24 needed from 18 balls.

16.6 H Bansal to D Das, Slower ball, 98 kph, outside off, hammered down to long off for another single. 12 runs from the over! 111/6

16.5 H Bansal to D Das, FOUR! Excellent placement! Full outside off again, this time Das flicks it through mid-wicket but so sweet is his timing that it splits long on and mid-wicket! Two boundaries in succession! 110/6

16.4 H Bansal to D Das, FOUR! Clubbed! Full outside off, 100.5 kph, Das powers this down the ground past the bowler and beats long off! 29 needed from 20 balls now! 106/6

16.3 H Bansal to ten Doeschate, Landed outside off, Doeschate swings it towards long on for one. 102/6

16.2 H Bansal to D Das, Works it through mid-wicket for a run. 101/6

16.1 H Bansal to ten Doeschate, Landed outside off, 93.6 kph, Doeschate throws the kitchen sink at it but gets it from the bottom of the bat towards point. Takes a quick single. 100/6

Harmeet Bansal is back on. 2-0-10-0 so far. This stand is worth 11 from 8 balls.

Ayaz Memon tweets, "Under pressure, Kolkata attempting suicide instead of survival and escape..."

Time out now. Anyone's match still. 36 needed from 24 balls. doeschate and Das can hit the big ones and there is Bhatia to come as well.

15.6 B Bhatt to ten Doeschate, One more, pushing the ball towards long on. 99/6

15.5 B Bhatt to D Das, Works it towards mid-wicket for another single. 98/6

15.4 B Bhatt to ten Doeschate, Comes forward and drives it towards long on for one. 97/6

15.3 B Bhatt to D Das, Full on middle, worked towards mid-wicket for a run. 96/6

15.2 B Bhatt to ten Doeschate, Outside off, played behind point for a single. 95/6

15.1 B Bhatt to ten Doeschate, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 94/6

14.6 P Chawla to D Das, SIX! Biggie! That will relieve the pressure a bit! Tossed up outside off, Das gets down and sweeps this handsomely over long on! A wicket from the over but the big hit helped Kolkata as well. 4-0-18-3 for Chawla. 94/6

14.5 P Chawla to D Das, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 88/6

Ryan ten Doeschate walks in at number 8, replacing Shakib. 47 needed from 32 balls.

14.4 P Chawla to Al Hasan, OUT! Caught and bowled! Shakib departs now! Floated outside off, 89.6 kph, the googly, Shakib goes for the slog sweep but gets a top edge. The ball goes high in the air and Gilchrist calls for it but the bowler goes for it as well. In the end, Gilchrist stops, with a worried look on his face but Chawla takes it and Gilly smiles. Shakib departs for 4, KOLKATA 88/6 IN 14.4 OVERS! 88/6

14.3 P Chawla to D Das, Full again, driven towards long on for one. 88/5

14.2 P Chawla to Al Hasan, Ooohhh...flatter delivery outside off, Shakib slogs it over mid on and the ball nearly carries to Marsh at long on but falls short. A run taken. 87/5

14.1 P Chawla to D Das, Low full toss outside of, 88.3 kph, Das reaches out and flicks it towards deep mid-wicket for a single. "BOWLED PIYUSH!" screams Gilchrist. 86/5

13.6 D Mascarenhas to D Das, Another flick for a single. 85/5

Ayaz Memon tweets,"Getting tense for Kolkata as Yusuf flops again. Runs conceded in last two overs could become a matter of rue..."

13.5 D Mascarenhas to Al Hasan, The batsman has flicked the ball off his pads. They pick up a single. 84/5

13.4 D Mascarenhas to D Das, Full on middle, flicked towards mid-wicket for a run. 83/5

13.3 D Mascarenhas to Al Hasan, The batsman has played it towards mid-wicket. They pick up a single. 82/5

13.2 D Mascarenhas to D Das, Steers it behind point for a single. 81/5

13.1 D Mascarenhas to D Das, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 80/5

Mascarenhas is back. 2-0-18-1 so far. 55 needed from 42 balls.

12.6 P Chawla to Al Hasan, The batsman shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. A run and 2 wickets from the over! 80/5

12.5 P Chawla to D Das, The batsman flicks it away with a wristy shot. They pick up a single. 80/5

Debabrata Das walks out at number 7, replacing Pathan. 56 needed from 44 balls.

12.4 P Chawla to Y Pathan, OUT! Bowled around his legs! Tossed up on middle, 90.3 kph, Pathan gets down to sweep but misses. The ball goes off his handle, onto his boot and hits the stumps! the bowler appeals for LBW but then realizes that the batsman has been bowled! 79/5

12.3 P Chawla to Y Pathan, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 79/4

12.2 P Chawla to Y Pathan, Huge appeal for LBW, turned down. Landed outside off, Pathan comes forward to defend but gets a thick inside edge onto his pads. 79/4

Yusuf Pathan walks out at number 6, replacing Bisla. 55 needed from 47 balls.

12.1 P Chawla to M Bisla, OUT! Bowled! The wrong' un from Chawla fetches him a wicket and two set batsmen have been dismissed in the space of 6 balls! Landed outside off, Bisla plays for the leg spinner and attempts a drive through the off side. The ball comes back in, goes right through the gap between bat and pad and hits the timber. Bisla departs for 27. 79/4

11.6 B Bhatt to M Bisla, Played through mid-wicket by the batsman. The batsmen have run through for a single. 6 runs and a wicket from the over. 79/3

11.5 B Bhatt to Al Hasan, Sweeps it away for a single. 78/3

11.4 B Bhatt to Al Hasan, FOUR BYES! That's gone through everything! Tossed up outside off, Shakib goes for the slog sweep but misses. The ball goes over the stumps and Gilchrist fails to collect. The ball goes through 77/3

11.3 B Bhatt to Al Hasan, The batsman defends it from within the crease. 73/3

Shakib Al Hasan to bat at number 5, replacing Tiwary. 61 needed from 52 balls.

11.2 B Bhatt to M Tiwary, OUT! LBW! That was as plumb as it could get. Flighted delivery outside off, 92.3 kph, Tiwary looks to flick across the line but misses and is hit on the pads. The bowler appeals and the umpire raises his finger after a thought. Tiwary departs for 21, KOLKATA 74/3 IN 11.2 OVERS! 73/3

11.1 B Bhatt to M Tiwary, It's been driven superbly through the covers. 73/2

Bhargav Bhatt is back on. 2-0-17-1 so far. This stand is worth 44 from 43 balls. 61 needed from 66.

10.6 P Chawla to M Bisla, Full outside off, 87 kph, Bisla looks to defend but gets a thick inside edge onto his pads. 73/2

10.5 P Chawla to M Tiwary, Ooohhh...flatter delivery outside off, 87.3 kph, Tiwary gets down for the sweep but mistimes it to short fine leg. One run taken. 73/2

10.4 P Chawla to M Bisla, Driven towards long off for a run. 72/2

10.3 P Chawla to M Bisla, Goes for the drive but is beaten outside off. 71/2

10.2 P Chawla to M Tiwary, Gets it through the covers for a single. 71/2

10.1 P Chawla to M Tiwary, Tossed up outside off, 84.2 kph, pushed straight to cover. 71/2

9.6 H Bansal to M Tiwary, On the pads, 103.4 kph, flicks it towards square leg for a single. 70/2

9.5 H Bansal to M Tiwary, Outside off, defended back to the bowler. 69/2

9.4 H Bansal to M Tiwary, Outside off, 124.3 kph, played straight to short third man. The timing was very good, so the batsmen do not run. 69/2

9.3 H Bansal to M Bisla, Down the leg side, Bisla misses out on his flick and the ball goes off his pads towards square leg. A leg bye taken. 69/2

9.2 H Bansal to M Tiwary, Landed outside off, 106 kph, Tiwary plays it very late and straight to short third man and punches a tight run. Mohali are just not able to stop these singles. 68/2

9.1 H Bansal to M Bisla, Good length delivery outside off, 128.4 kph, punched through the covers for a single. 67/2

8.6 P Chawla to M Tiwary, Full on middle, Tiwary works it through mid-wicket for a couple. 66/2

8.5 P Chawla to M Bisla, Drives it towards long off for another single. 65/2

8.4 P Chawla to M Bisla, Floated outside off, 83.3 kph, Bisla goes for the sweep but misses. 64/2

8.3 P Chawla to M Tiwary, Now Tiwary follows suit, sweeps it towards square leg for one. 64/2

8.2 P Chawla to M Bisla, Full on middle, 84.7 kph, Bisla gets down and sweeps it off his stumps towards fine leg for a run. 63/2

8.1 P Chawla to M Tiwary, Tossed up outside off, 82.9 kph, pushed towards long off for a single. 62/2

Piyush Chawla into the attack now. This stand is worth 31 from 26 balls. 74 needed from 72.

7.6 H Bansal to M Tiwary, Jumps out of his crease and pushes it towards cover for a run. 61/2

7.5 H Bansal to M Tiwary, Full outside off, 121 kph, taps it straight to cover again. 60/2

7.4 H Bansal to M Tiwary, The batsman has played it to the point region. 60/2

7.3 H Bansal to M Tiwary, FOUR! Glorious! Good length delivery outside off, 127.5 kph, Tiwary gets across and just steers it behind point for a boundary! 60/2

7.2 H Bansal to M Bisla, Action replay of the previous delivery. 56/2

7.1 H Bansal to M Tiwary, Punches it through the covers for a single. 55/2

Harmeet Bansal to bowl. This stand is worth 24 from 20 balls. 81 needed from 78.

Time out taken by Gilchrist.

6.6 B Bhatt to M Tiwary, Down the leg side, 91.2 kph, Tiwary flicks it behind square leg for another single. 54/2

6.5 B Bhatt to M Tiwary, The batsman has been struck on the pads as he looked to play that off the front foot. 53/2

6.4 B Bhatt to M Bisla, Punches it through the covers for one. 53/2

6.3 B Bhatt to M Tiwary, Flicks it away for a run. 52/2

6.2 B Bhatt to M Tiwary, An appeal for LBW, turned down. Flighted outside off, 87 kph, Tiwary gets down for the paddle sweep and gets it down to fine leg. Two runs taken. 51/2

6.1 B Bhatt to M Bisla, Full on middle, 83.7 kph, flicked through mid-wicket for a single. 49/2

Bhargav Bhatt is back on. 1-0-11-1 so far. This stand is worth 18 from 14 balls. 87 needed from 84.

5.6 D Mascarenhas to M Tiwary, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 48/2 IN THE POWERPLAY. 48/2

5.5 D Mascarenhas to M Tiwary, Full outside off, 117.3 kph, pushed straight to mid off. 48/2

5.4 D Mascarenhas to M Tiwary, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 48/2

5.3 D Mascarenhas to M Bisla, Punches it through the covers for a single. 48/2

5.2 D Mascarenhas to M Bisla, Flicks it towards square leg where Mandeep dives to his right and stops the ball. Two runs taken. 47/2

5.1 D Mascarenhas to M Bisla, FOUR! Up and over! Landed outside off, Bisla backs away and lofts it cleanly over cover for a boundary! 45/2

4.6 P Kumar to M Bisla, Yorker on the pads, 129.9 kph, Bisla slips but recovers. The ball hits his pads and deflects away towards the off side and they take a leg bye. 41/2

4.6 P Kumar to M Bisla, WIDE! Another one down the leg side, 128.2 kph, Bisla misses out again. Praveen is struggling with his line here. 40/2

4.5 P Kumar to M Bisla, Played through mid-wicket by the batsman. Two runs added to the total. 39/2

4.5 P Kumar to M Bisla, WIDE! Down the leg side, 128.9 kph, Bisla misses out his flick. 37/2

4.4 P Kumar to M Bisla, Full outside off, 129.8 kph, driven back to the bowler. 36/2

4.3 P Kumar to M Tiwary, The batsman guides it to third man. One run added to the total. 36/2

4.2 P Kumar to M Bisla, Drives it through the covers where Hussey dives to his right and makes a half stop. A run in the end. 35/2

4.1 P Kumar to M Tiwary, Flicks it away for a single. 34/2

3.6 D Mascarenhas to M Bisla, Works it behind square for a couple. 11 runs and a wicket from the over. 33/2

3.5 D Mascarenhas to M Tiwary, Full on middle, 120.9 kph, flicked through mid-wicket for a single. 31/2

Manoj Tiwary walks in at number 4, replacing Gambhir. 105 needed from 98 balls.

3.4 D Mascarenhas to G Gambhir, OUT! Caught and bowled! Mascarenhas gets rid of the Kolkata skipper! Full on middle, 117.3 kph, Gambhir looks to push it back but the ball stops on him. Ends up chipping it towards the bowler who holds on. Gambhir departs for 22, KOLKATA 30/2 IN 3.4 OVERS! 30/2

3.3 D Mascarenhas to M Bisla, On middle, 117.8 kph, worked through mid-wicket for a run. 30/1

3.2 D Mascarenhas to M Bisla, SIX! Gorgeous! Full outside off, 126.5 kph, Bisla comes forward and lofts it without any fuss over long off! 29/1

3.1 D Mascarenhas to G Gambhir, Full outside off, 123.2 kph, Gambhir taps it in front of point and takes a quick single. 23/1

Dimitri Mascarenhas into the attack now. Got a five-fer in the last game. This stand is worth 9 from 6 balls. 113 needed from 102 balls.

2.6 P Kumar to M Bisla, Full outside off, pushed straight to cover again. 22/1

2.5 P Kumar to M Bisla, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 22/1

2.4 P Kumar to G Gambhir, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. One run added to the total. 22/1

2.3 P Kumar to G Gambhir, FOUR! Efficiently done. Full on the pads, Gambhir flicks it over mid-wicket and finds the boundary! 21/1

2.2 P Kumar to G Gambhir, Plays a similar shot but short third man has been placed at fly slip and he stops the ball. 17/1

2.1 P Kumar to G Gambhir, FOUR! Well played! Landed outside off, 129.4 kph, Gambhir pushes it past the keeper and short third man for a boundary! 17/1

Manvinder Bisla walks in at number 3, replacing Kallis. 122 needed from 108 balls.

1.6 B Bhatt to J Kallis, OUT! That is a stunning catch! Full and wide outside off, 90.2 kph, Kallis leans and drives it uppishly through point but Dogra from cover dives to his left to take it with his left hand! The Mohali players are all smiles while Kallis is gutted with himself. He departs for 1, KOLKATA 13/1 IN 2 OVERS! 13/1

1.5 B Bhatt to J Kallis, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 13/0

Ayaz Memon tweets "Mohali have scored 15 runs more than expected after 8 wkts were lost but perhaps 15 runs fewer than they wud have liked at start of game."

1.4 B Bhatt to G Gambhir, Full on middle, Gambhir flicks it through mid-wicket for a single. 13/0

1.3 B Bhatt to G Gambhir, Played through mid-wicket by the batsman. They manage to come back for the second. 12/0

1.2 B Bhatt to G Gambhir, FOUR! Another boundary! Down the leg side, Gambhir flicks it through mid-wicket and finds the gap! 10/0

1.1 B Bhatt to G Gambhir, FOUR! Flamboyant! Full outside off, Gambhir drives it through the covers for a boundary! 6/0

Here is Bhargav Bhatt. 133 needed from 114 balls.

0.6 P Kumar to J Kallis, The batsman shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. Just 2 runs from the opening over! 2/0

0.5 P Kumar to J Kallis, Short outside off, 129 kph, Kallis cuts it fiercely through point where Marsh dives to his left to stop. 2/0

0.4 P Kumar to G Gambhir, On middle, 125.1 kph, worked towards square leg for a single. 2/0

0.3 P Kumar to G Gambhir, Cannot get it away as he plays it straight to point. 1/0

0.2 P Kumar to G Gambhir, Defended off the back foot by the batsman. 1/0

0.1 P Kumar to J Kallis, Tight call first up! Full on middle, 123.4 kph, Kallis pushes it towards mid on and calls for a quick single. The fielder comes in quickly and has a shy at the non-striker's end but misses. 1/0

Commentary (Kings XI Punjab innings)

That's it from us then! A ripper of a match but do not go anywhere. The Bangalore-Jaipur game is on its heels. Hop over there by surfing the tabs.

SUNIL NARINE HAS BEEN NAMED THE MAN OF THE MATCH. On being asked about his name, Narine says that he has been named after Gavaskar. Adds that he has been enjoying this tournament so far and hopes that he continues to do well. Sums it up by saying that he is feeling at home here.

Adam Gilchrist says that the conditions were different but the guys fought well with the bat against some exceptional bowling from Narine and Co. Adds that the bowling from his team was outstanding. Is proud of his youngsters, especially Harmeet. Feels that the ball was best to play when it is new. Gautam Gambhir says that the batsmen need to bat intelligently and hopes that the team improves as the tournament progresses. On him getting a grey hair, he says that if he keeps playing such tight finishes, he will have many more grey hairs. Feels great about the team's bowling but says that the batting failed big time.

1.MAXIMUM SIXES AWARD - DAVID HUSSEY. 2.BEST CATCH OF THE MATCH AWARD - PARAS DOGRA (the one that got rid of Kallis).

The hosts batted pretty well at the start and were comfortable but then once the ball got older, they found it hard to score. The middle order collapsed and in the end, Das' fight could not prove to be enough. Three wickets for Chawla and he was the pick of the bowlers but Harmeet bowled a brilliant last over.

Unbelievable. Have Kolkata snatched a defeat from the jaws of victory or have Mohali come back from the dead to win? Either ways a terrific game. Gilchrist and co. are all smiles while the Kolkata dug out is depressed.

19.6 H Bansal to D Das, Full outside off, 101 kph, Das swings hard and gets it off the bottom of the bat towards mid-wicket. Only a single! MOHALI WIN BY 2 RUNS! 132/7

4 needed off the last ball!

19.5 H Bansal to R Bhatia, Full outside off, driven towards long off for a single. 131/7

19.4 H Bansal to R Bhatia, Misfield! Poor stuff from Marsh. Full on middle, Bhatia hits it back to the bowler who tries to stop buut deflects it towards long on. Marsh comes in a bit too quickly and fumbles. Two to the total. 5 needed from 2! 130/7

Rajat Bhatia walks in next. 7 needed from 3 balls.

19.3 H Bansal to ten Doeschate, OUT! BOWLED! Harmeet gets tendo! Slower delivery, from the back of the hand, 105.2 kph, landed on length outside off, Doeschate swings big but is beaten by the change of pace and gets a thick inside edge onto his stumps! The Kolkata dug out is not happy with that shot. 128/7

19.2 H Bansal to D Das, Full outside off, 100.8 kph, driven down to long off for a single. 7 needed from 4 balls! 128/6

19.1 H Bansal to ten Doeschate, Slower ball, down the leg side, 98.7 kph, Doeschate gets across and swings hard but misses. The ball goes off his pads towards Gilchrist and the batsmen take a leg bye. 8 needed from 5! 127/6

The bowling was brilliant, Narine leading the way with 5 wickets but the seamers were disappointing. This looks like a slow track and if the spinners bowl well, they can make merry. Mohali have got the likes of Bhatt, Bipul, Chawla and Hussey while Mascarenhas could get some movement on this track. Stay tuned for the chase.

A fighting total put up by Mohali. They were rocked early with the wickets of Gilchrist and Marsh but Mandeep and David Hussey resurrected the innings nicely. They were going well but the latter's run out opened the floodgates and the visitors slipped down to 104/8 in the 18th over. However, some wild hitting in the last 2 overs helped them add 30 runs and who knows, that might prove out to be the turning point in the end.

19.6 S Narine to B Bhatt, SIX! What a way to end the innings! Flighted on middle, 99.7 kph, Bhatt comes down the track and swings cleanly through the line to clear the mid-wicket fence! Smiles and punches his fists with Chawla. MOHALI FINISH ON 134/9! 134/9

19.5 S Narine to B Bhatt, Full on middle, 97 kph, stays low, defended back to the bowler. 128/9

Bhargav Bhatt is the last man in. Two balls left in the innings.

19.4 S Narine to H Bansal, OUT! That is a fine catch! Landed outside off, 99.6 kph, Harmeet gets across to paddle scoop but hits it straight into Bisla's gloves who shows good reflexes. A FIVE-WICKET HAUL FOR NARINE! Harmeet departs for a fine cameo of 14 from 6 balls, MOHALI 128/9 IN 19.4 OVERS! 128/9

19.3 S Narine to H Bansal, FOUR! Unlucky for the bowler! The doosra outside off, Harmeet swings hard but gets a thick outside edge edge past short third man! 128/8

19.2 S Narine to H Bansal, Landed outside off, Harmeet swings and misses. 124/8

19.1 S Narine to P Chawla, Does not get it. Backs away and punches it through the covers for a single. 124/8

The players are out in the middle. Adam Gilchrist and Mandeep Singh are the openers. Yusuf Pathan to open the bowling. Gilchrist to face! All set! Here we go!

TOSS - Gautam Gambhir spins the coin, Gilchrist calls Tails but it is a Head. KOLKATA WILL BOWL. Gambhir says that he thinks they have chased pretty well on this track and hopes to restrict Mohali to a decent total. Gilchrist says that he was going to bat anyways but the conditions in Twenty20 do no change a great deal and his team are gonna have to bat and bowl well. Feels that his team missed out on the first two games but had a pleasing win the other night.

Gautam Gambhir says that it is very hot but they are used to it. The pitch does not make a huge difference as it is only 40 overs. Hopes to put on a good show today and get 2 points on the board. Adam Gilchrist says that he saw a bit of the game between Kolkata and Jaipur a couple of days ago and hopes to have assessed the pitch well enough. Adds that they had a training session in the nets yesterday and hopes to adjust well today to the conditions.

WEATHER - It is a hot, hot evening at Kolkata and the players will have to sweat it out in the middle.

Hello and a warm welcome to Game 17 of the Indian T20 league between Kolkata and Mohali at the Eden Gardens. It is a super Sunday today hosting a double-header. The second game would be between Bangalore and Jaipur later in the day at 1430 GMT (2000 IST). Sit back and enjoy as the action unfolds!

Harmeet Bansal to bowl the last over. 9 needed from 6 balls. Tension in the air. Harmeet went for 11 in his last over.

18.6 P Kumar to ten Doeschate, Excellent finish. Yorker outside off, swinging away, 131.9 kph, Doeschate digs it out to the off side and crosses over. 126/6

18.5 P Kumar to ten Doeschate, Excellent field placement! Right in the blockhole, 131.6 kph, Doeschate hits it towards what can be called a short mid on! 125/6

18.4 P Kumar to ten Doeschate, DOT BALL. Yorker outside off, Doeschate squeezes it towards point and Das has to get back. 125/6

18.3 P Kumar to D Das, Full again, dragged towards mid-wicket for one. 125/6

18.2 P Kumar to ten Doeschate, Yorker on middle, 121.4 kph, Doeschate digs it out to long on for a run. 124/6

18.1 P Kumar to D Das, Full on middle, 121.8 kph, driven towards long on for a single. 123/6

Chawla to face the hat-trick ball...

18.6 J Kallis to H Bansal, Played through mid-wicket by the batsman. The batsmen have picked up a couple of runs. 19 from the over! Could this be crucial? 123/8

18.5 J Kallis to H Bansal, FOUR! Full outside off, 131.8 kph, Harmeet lofts this cleanly over the covers for another boundary! 121/8

18.4 J Kallis to H Bansal, FOUR! The French cut! They all count! Length delivery outside off, 131 kph, Harmeet swings hard but gets a thick inside edge past short fine leg! 117/8

Ayaz Memon tweets, "Marlon Samuels has been reported for 'suspect' action by umpires Aleem Dar and Bruce Oxenford who officiated yesterday"

18.3 J Kallis to P Chawla, The batsman has driven it through mid off. One run added to the total. 113/8

18.2 J Kallis to P Chawla, Drives it towards long on for a couple. 112/8

18.1 J Kallis to P Chawla, SIX! Welcome back into the attack! A welcome hit for Mohali. Full outside off, 128.9 kph, Chawla backs away and lofts it as clean as a whistle and hits the ropes on the full at long off! 110/8

Praveen Kumar to bowl the 19th over. 3-0-18-0 so far. 13 needed from 12 balls.

17.6 D Mascarenhas to ten Doeschate, FOUR! That's lucky and very useful for Kolkata! Landed on length on middle, 120.2 kph, Ryan swings hard but gets a thick inside edge which flies past the keeper to the fine leg boundary! 11 runs from the over, a game-changing over. 122/6

"Gilly seemed to have forgotten that Bipul Sharma is there too...why wouldn't u bowl a left-arm spinner on this surface??" tweets Aakash Chopra.

17.5 D Mascarenhas to ten Doeschate, Oohh...full and straight, 124.8 kph, tendo swings but misses. The ball goes over the top. 118/6

17.4 D Mascarenhas to D Das, The batsman has played it towards mid-wicket. One run added to the total. 118/6

17.3 D Mascarenhas to D Das, Mix-up, but safe! Outside off, 114.4 kph, Das pushes it to point and Doeschate wants the single. Is sent back and has to dive inside his crease. 117/6

17.2 D Mascarenhas to D Das, FOUR! Clunk! This time he gets the boundary! Full on middle, 123.3 kph, Das swings it pretty much straight over the bowler's head and Marsh is nowhere near to stop this one! 18 needed from 16! 117/6

17.1 D Mascarenhas to D Das, Full on middle, 120.3 kph, Das lofts it over mid on. Marsh charges across from long on and dives to his left and stops the ball. Two runs taken. 113/6

King Kallis to bowl the 19th over. 3-0-11-0 so far.

Harmeet Bansal walks in at number 10, replacing Praveen.

17.6 S Narine to P Kumar, OUT! Bowled! Completely bamboozled! Lovely delivery. After bowling off breaks in this over, Narine bowls one that goes the other way. The doosra, you can call it. Praveen is squared up completely as he does not pick it up and the ball goes past the outside edge to disturb the stumps. MOHALI 104/8, NARINE ON A HAT-TRICK! 104/8

Praveen Kumar walks in at number 9, replacing Bipul.

17.5 S Narine to B Sharma, OUT! Caught behind! The batsman walks himself. The off spinner, landed outside off, Bipul looks to push it away but the ball spins away from him and takes the outside edge to the keeper. Sharma departs for 12, MOHALI 104/7 IN 17.5 OVERS! 104/7

17.4 S Narine to P Chawla, Driven towards the mid on region. One run added to the total. 104/6

17.3 S Narine to P Chawla, Oohhh...landed on leg, going the other way, 91.3 kph, Chawla backs away to the leg side and tries to push it away but misses. 103/6

17.2 S Narine to B Sharma, Action replay of the previous delivery. 103/6

17.1 S Narine to P Chawla, Full outside off, 96.2 kph, pushed through the covers for a single. 102/6

Dimitri Mascarenhas is back. 3-0-23-1 so far. This stand is worth 23 from 14 balls. 24 needed from 18 balls.

16.6 H Bansal to D Das, Slower ball, 98 kph, outside off, hammered down to long off for another single. 12 runs from the over! 111/6

16.5 H Bansal to D Das, FOUR! Excellent placement! Full outside off again, this time Das flicks it through mid-wicket but so sweet is his timing that it splits long on and mid-wicket! Two boundaries in succession! 110/6

16.4 H Bansal to D Das, FOUR! Clubbed! Full outside off, 100.5 kph, Das powers this down the ground past the bowler and beats long off! 29 needed from 20 balls now! 106/6

16.3 H Bansal to ten Doeschate, Landed outside off, Doeschate swings it towards long on for one. 102/6

16.2 H Bansal to D Das, Works it through mid-wicket for a run. 101/6

16.1 H Bansal to ten Doeschate, Landed outside off, 93.6 kph, Doeschate throws the kitchen sink at it but gets it from the bottom of the bat towards point. Takes a quick single. 100/6

Sunil Narine is back. 2-0-5-2 so far.

16.6 R Bhatia to P Chawla, Pushes it through point for a single. What a finish for Bhatia, 3 runs and 2 wickets from the over! 4-0-14-2 today. 101/6

"While this kind of pitch seems to be working for KKR at the moment, they may get caught in their own web against MI, Chennai n Pune" tweets Aakash Chopra.

Piyush Chawla walks in at number 8, replacing Mascarenhas.

16.5 R Bhatia to D Mascarenhas, OUT! Caught behind! Bhatia gets his second wicket in the over! Landed outside off, 114.9 kph, Mascarenhas looks to defend but the ball deflects off something onto the keeper's gloves who fumbles but takes it in the second attempt. The keeper is confident and appeals, the bowler joins him, the batsman is not going anywhere and umpire Rauf raises his finger. MOHALI 100/6 IN 16.5 OVERS! 100/6

16.4 R Bhatia to B Sharma, Works it towards mid-wicket for a run. 100/5

Dimitri Mascarenhas walks out at number 7, replacing Dogra.

16.3 R Bhatia to P Dogra, OUT! Caught! Bhatia gets a wicket and is rewarded for his economical spell. Full on middle, 95.9 kph, Dogra looks to go big but miscues this high in the air. Das coming in from long on does not have to make much of an effort. Dogra departs for 6, MOHALI 99/5 IN 16.3 OVERS! 99/5

16.2 R Bhatia to B Sharma, Drives it towards mid off for a single. 99/4

16.1 R Bhatia to B Sharma, Full and straight, 118 kph, pushed back to the bowler. 98/4

Harmeet Bansal is back on. 2-0-10-0 so far. This stand is worth 11 from 8 balls.

Ayaz Memon tweets, "Under pressure, Kolkata attempting suicide instead of survival and escape..."

Time out now. Anyone's match still. 36 needed from 24 balls. doeschate and Das can hit the big ones and there is Bhatia to come as well.

15.6 B Bhatt to ten Doeschate, One more, pushing the ball towards long on. 99/6

15.5 B Bhatt to D Das, Works it towards mid-wicket for another single. 98/6

15.4 B Bhatt to ten Doeschate, Comes forward and drives it towards long on for one. 97/6

15.3 B Bhatt to D Das, Full on middle, worked towards mid-wicket for a run. 96/6

15.2 B Bhatt to ten Doeschate, Outside off, played behind point for a single. 95/6

15.1 B Bhatt to ten Doeschate, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 94/6

Ayaz Memon tweets, "Mohali need approx 150 to put Kolkata uner some pressure. Hussey's run out inopportune, could see them finishing far short."

15.6 J Unadkat to B Sharma, Waits for this one and plays it pretty late past the keeper to short third man for one. 11 runs from the over! 98/4

15.5 J Unadkat to P Dogra, Goes after this one again and skies this high in the air. The ball lands in front of mid-wicket and long on coming in. One run taken. 97/4

15.4 J Unadkat to P Dogra, Chips it over mid off and runs well to come back for the second. 96/4

15.3 J Unadkat to B Sharma, Pushes this behind point and takes the single. 94/4

15.2 J Unadkat to B Sharma, SIX! That's cleared the ropes! How, only Bipul can tell. Or probably not. Full outside off, Bipul looks to go over the top but his bottom hand comes off the bat while playing that shot. He miscues it but the ball clears the fence! 93/4

15.1 J Unadkat to B Sharma, Outside off, 127.1 kph, played straight to point. 87/4

14.6 P Chawla to D Das, SIX! Biggie! That will relieve the pressure a bit! Tossed up outside off, Das gets down and sweeps this handsomely over long on! A wicket from the over but the big hit helped Kolkata as well. 4-0-18-3 for Chawla. 94/6

14.5 P Chawla to D Das, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 88/6

Ryan ten Doeschate walks in at number 8, replacing Shakib. 47 needed from 32 balls.

14.4 P Chawla to Al Hasan, OUT! Caught and bowled! Shakib departs now! Floated outside off, 89.6 kph, the googly, Shakib goes for the slog sweep but gets a top edge. The ball goes high in the air and Gilchrist calls for it but the bowler goes for it as well. In the end, Gilchrist stops, with a worried look on his face but Chawla takes it and Gilly smiles. Shakib departs for 4, KOLKATA 88/6 IN 14.4 OVERS! 88/6

14.3 P Chawla to D Das, Full again, driven towards long on for one. 88/5

14.2 P Chawla to Al Hasan, Ooohhh...flatter delivery outside off, Shakib slogs it over mid on and the ball nearly carries to Marsh at long on but falls short. A run taken. 87/5

14.1 P Chawla to D Das, Low full toss outside of, 88.3 kph, Das reaches out and flicks it towards deep mid-wicket for a single. "BOWLED PIYUSH!" screams Gilchrist. 86/5

Jaidev Unadkat is back on. 2-0-21-0 so far.

14.6 R Bhatia to B Sharma, On the pads, flicked through mid-wicket for a run. 2 runs and a wicket from the over. 87/4

14.5 R Bhatia to B Sharma, Goes back in his crease to defend. 86/4

14.4 R Bhatia to P Dogra, Landed outside off, dabbed down to short third man for a single. 86/4

14.3 R Bhatia to P Dogra, Full on middle, played straight to mid-wicket. 85/4

14.2 R Bhatia to P Dogra, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 85/4

Bipul Sharma walks in at number 6, replacing Hussey.

14.1 R Bhatia to P Dogra, OUT! Hussey is run out! Total confusion. All shambles. And a wicket has been gifted. Full outside off, 115.8 kph, Dogra pushes it towards point and takes a few steps. Hussey responds but then Dogra stops on seeing the fielder come across. David Hussey is stranded and has to get back. Gambhir returns the ball to the bowler who makes a pretty poor effort, going around the stumps to affect the run out. It is referred upstairs and replays show that Hussey is just short. Could have been an easier run out but for Bhatia's sloppyness. A fine knock of 32 from Hussey comes to a close, MOHALI 85/4 IN 14.1 OVERS! 85/4

13.6 D Mascarenhas to D Das, Another flick for a single. 85/5

Ayaz Memon tweets,"Getting tense for Kolkata as Yusuf flops again. Runs conceded in last two overs could become a matter of rue..."

13.5 D Mascarenhas to Al Hasan, The batsman has flicked the ball off his pads. They pick up a single. 84/5

13.4 D Mascarenhas to D Das, Full on middle, flicked towards mid-wicket for a run. 83/5

13.3 D Mascarenhas to Al Hasan, The batsman has played it towards mid-wicket. They pick up a single. 82/5

13.2 D Mascarenhas to D Das, Steers it behind point for a single. 81/5

13.1 D Mascarenhas to D Das, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 80/5

13.6 Al Hasan to D Hussey, SIX! Clean hit! Flighted outside off, 87.8 kph, Hussey swings his blade and hits this miles over long off! 10 runs from the over! 85/3

13.5 Al Hasan to D Hussey, Looks to work it away down the leg side but misses. The ball goes down to fine leg and Bisla tracks it down. Two leg byes have been taken. Gambhir is not happy with his keeper. 79/3

13.4 Al Hasan to D Hussey, Flighted outside off, Hussey goes for the swepe but misses and the ball goes off his pads to the keeper. 77/3

13.3 Al Hasan to P Dogra, Close call. Full outside off, Dogra pushes it to cover and sets off for a quick single, the fielder comes in quickly and sends in a nice throw to the keeper who disturbs the bails but Huss is quicker. 77/3

13.2 Al Hasan to D Hussey, Landed outside off, 81.2 kph, punched towards cover for a single. 76/3

13.1 Al Hasan to D Hussey, Full on middle, 85.7 kph, Hussey flicks it towards short mid-wicket. 75/3

Mascarenhas is back. 2-0-18-1 so far. 55 needed from 42 balls.

12.6 P Chawla to Al Hasan, The batsman shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. A run and 2 wickets from the over! 80/5

12.5 P Chawla to D Das, The batsman flicks it away with a wristy shot. They pick up a single. 80/5

Debabrata Das walks out at number 7, replacing Pathan. 56 needed from 44 balls.

12.4 P Chawla to Y Pathan, OUT! Bowled around his legs! Tossed up on middle, 90.3 kph, Pathan gets down to sweep but misses. The ball goes off his handle, onto his boot and hits the stumps! the bowler appeals for LBW but then realizes that the batsman has been bowled! 79/5

12.3 P Chawla to Y Pathan, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 79/4

12.2 P Chawla to Y Pathan, Huge appeal for LBW, turned down. Landed outside off, Pathan comes forward to defend but gets a thick inside edge onto his pads. 79/4

Yusuf Pathan walks out at number 6, replacing Bisla. 55 needed from 47 balls.

12.1 P Chawla to M Bisla, OUT! Bowled! The wrong' un from Chawla fetches him a wicket and two set batsmen have been dismissed in the space of 6 balls! Landed outside off, Bisla plays for the leg spinner and attempts a drive through the off side. The ball comes back in, goes right through the gap between bat and pad and hits the timber. Bisla departs for 27. 79/4

Interesting. Gilchrist has called for the time-out. The wicket of Mandeep has pegged Mohali back again. Can they reach 130 from here? Could be a tricky target.

12.6 R Bhatia to P Dogra, Landed outside off, 119.3 kph, Dogra looks to steer it down to third man but is beaten. 75/3

12.5 R Bhatia to P Dogra, Plays it straight to mid-wicket. 75/3

12.4 R Bhatia to D Hussey, Full and down the leg side, 95.4 kph, Hussey backs away and tries to flick but misses and is hit on the pads. The ball deflects away past short fine leg and they take a leg bye. 75/3

12.3 R Bhatia to D Hussey, Good length delivery on middle, 97.8 kph, Hussey backs away and punches it back to the bowler. 74/3

12.2 R Bhatia to D Hussey, This is shorter, outside off, 115.6 kph, Hussey finds point with his cut shot. 74/3

12.1 R Bhatia to P Dogra, Full outside off, pushed through the covers for a single. 74/3

11.6 B Bhatt to M Bisla, Played through mid-wicket by the batsman. The batsmen have run through for a single. 6 runs and a wicket from the over. 79/3

11.5 B Bhatt to Al Hasan, Sweeps it away for a single. 78/3

11.4 B Bhatt to Al Hasan, FOUR BYES! That's gone through everything! Tossed up outside off, Shakib goes for the slog sweep but misses. The ball goes over the stumps and Gilchrist fails to collect. The ball goes through 77/3

11.3 B Bhatt to Al Hasan, The batsman defends it from within the crease. 73/3

Shakib Al Hasan to bat at number 5, replacing Tiwary. 61 needed from 52 balls.

11.2 B Bhatt to M Tiwary, OUT! LBW! That was as plumb as it could get. Flighted delivery outside off, 92.3 kph, Tiwary looks to flick across the line but misses and is hit on the pads. The bowler appeals and the umpire raises his finger after a thought. Tiwary departs for 21, KOLKATA 74/3 IN 11.2 OVERS! 73/3

11.1 B Bhatt to M Tiwary, It's been driven superbly through the covers. 73/2

Paras Dogra walks in at number 5, replacing Mandeep.

11.6 Al Hasan to M Singh, OUT! Caught! Straight to the man! Shakib provides the breakthrough. Flighted outside off, 87.5 kph, Mandeep, probably bogged down by the fact that the boundaries had dried up, went for the slog sweep. Hit it pretty well but did not have enough power on it to clear the ropes. ten Doeschate took it easily at the deep mid-wicket fence. End of a promising knock of 38 from Mandeep and the 52-run stand has been broken. MOHALI 73/3 IN 12 OVERS! 73/3

11.5 Al Hasan to M Singh, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 73/2

11.4 Al Hasan to D Hussey, Drives it through mid off for a single. 73/2

11.3 Al Hasan to D Hussey, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. 72/2

50-stand is up!

11.2 Al Hasan to D Hussey, Full on middle, 85.5 kph, whipped wide of long on for two more. 72/2

11.1 Al Hasan to D Hussey, Short outside off, Hussey goes back and punches it through the covers for a couple. 70/2

Bhargav Bhatt is back on. 2-0-17-1 so far. This stand is worth 44 from 43 balls. 61 needed from 66.

10.6 P Chawla to M Bisla, Full outside off, 87 kph, Bisla looks to defend but gets a thick inside edge onto his pads. 73/2

10.5 P Chawla to M Tiwary, Ooohhh...flatter delivery outside off, 87.3 kph, Tiwary gets down for the sweep but mistimes it to short fine leg. One run taken. 73/2

10.4 P Chawla to M Bisla, Driven towards long off for a run. 72/2

10.3 P Chawla to M Bisla, Goes for the drive but is beaten outside off. 71/2

10.2 P Chawla to M Tiwary, Gets it through the covers for a single. 71/2

10.1 P Chawla to M Tiwary, Tossed up outside off, 84.2 kph, pushed straight to cover. 71/2

Shakib is back.

10.6 R Bhatia to M Singh, Full toss outside off, 117.7 kph, Mandeep backs away and carves it nicely over extra cover. Gets two runs. 68/2

10.5 R Bhatia to D Hussey, Played through mid-wicket by the batsman. One run added to the total. 66/2

10.4 R Bhatia to D Hussey, Fuller, 116.2 kph, whipped wide of long on. Tiwary gets across from to his right and stops the ball. Two runs taken. 65/2

10.3 R Bhatia to M Singh, Works it down the leg side for a run. 63/2

10.2 R Bhatia to M Singh, Full on middle, 119.3 kph, played through mid-wicket for a single. 62/2

10.1 R Bhatia to M Singh, Short outside off, cut straight to point. 60/2

9.6 H Bansal to M Tiwary, On the pads, 103.4 kph, flicks it towards square leg for a single. 70/2

9.5 H Bansal to M Tiwary, Outside off, defended back to the bowler. 69/2

9.4 H Bansal to M Tiwary, Outside off, 124.3 kph, played straight to short third man. The timing was very good, so the batsmen do not run. 69/2

9.3 H Bansal to M Bisla, Down the leg side, Bisla misses out on his flick and the ball goes off his pads towards square leg. A leg bye taken. 69/2

9.2 H Bansal to M Tiwary, Landed outside off, 106 kph, Tiwary plays it very late and straight to short third man and punches a tight run. Mohali are just not able to stop these singles. 68/2

9.1 H Bansal to M Bisla, Good length delivery outside off, 128.4 kph, punched through the covers for a single. 67/2

Rajat Bhatia into the attack now. This stand is worth 39 from 34 balls.

9.6 J Unadkat to M Singh, The batsman opens the face of the bat and helps it to third man. They pick up a single. 11 runs from the over! 60/2

9.5 J Unadkat to M Singh, Lofts it over mid off and gets a couple. 59/2

9.4 J Unadkat to D Hussey, Drives it straight back for a single. 57/2

9.3 J Unadkat to D Hussey, Sloppy from Kolkata. Hussey pushed this through point and took the single. The fielder came in quickly but in his attempt to release the ball soon, took his eyes off. Fumbled. The batsmen took the second. Hang on, the drama did not end there. Shakib charged across from sweeper cover and fired a horror throw at the non-striker's end. Luckily for him, no overthrow was taken. 56/2

9.2 J Unadkat to M Singh, Full outside off, 115.4 kph, Mandeep pushes away from his body and gets a thick outside edge past the keeper to third man. One run taken. 54/2

9.1 J Unadkat to M Singh, FOUR! Nice timing! Good length delivery outside off, 116.4 kph, Mandeep leans and drives it through the covers for a boundary! 53/2

8.6 P Chawla to M Tiwary, Full on middle, Tiwary works it through mid-wicket for a couple. 66/2

8.5 P Chawla to M Bisla, Drives it towards long off for another single. 65/2

8.4 P Chawla to M Bisla, Floated outside off, 83.3 kph, Bisla goes for the sweep but misses. 64/2

8.3 P Chawla to M Tiwary, Now Tiwary follows suit, sweeps it towards square leg for one. 64/2

8.2 P Chawla to M Bisla, Full on middle, 84.7 kph, Bisla gets down and sweeps it off his stumps towards fine leg for a run. 63/2

8.1 P Chawla to M Tiwary, Tossed up outside off, 82.9 kph, pushed towards long off for a single. 62/2

Time-out taken. Good stuff from Kolkata, stifling Mohali for runs. This stand between Mandeep and Hussey is a bit reviving though. How long can they continue?

8.6 Al Hasan to D Hussey, FOUR! That's gone through! Flighted on middle, 86.7 kph, Hussey comes down the track and pushes it past the bowler. The ball goes towards long on and the fielder dives to his left but cannot get to the ball! 49/2

8.5 Al Hasan to M Singh, Flicks it away for a run. 45/2

8.4 Al Hasan to D Hussey, Drives it towards long on for a single. 44/2

8.3 Al Hasan to D Hussey, Comes down the track but is beaten in the flight. Manages to defend it towards cover. 43/2

8.2 Al Hasan to D Hussey, Landed outside off, 86.5 kph, Hussey defends it back to the bowler. 43/2

8.1 Al Hasan to D Hussey, Full outside off, 85.2 kph, Hussey swings hard but gets it from the inside part of the bat towards long on. Comes back for the second. 43/2

Piyush Chawla into the attack now. This stand is worth 31 from 26 balls. 74 needed from 72.

7.6 H Bansal to M Tiwary, Jumps out of his crease and pushes it towards cover for a run. 61/2

7.5 H Bansal to M Tiwary, Full outside off, 121 kph, taps it straight to cover again. 60/2

7.4 H Bansal to M Tiwary, The batsman has played it to the point region. 60/2

7.3 H Bansal to M Tiwary, FOUR! Glorious! Good length delivery outside off, 127.5 kph, Tiwary gets across and just steers it behind point for a boundary! 60/2

7.2 H Bansal to M Bisla, Action replay of the previous delivery. 56/2

7.1 H Bansal to M Tiwary, Punches it through the covers for a single. 55/2

7.6 J Unadkat to M Singh, Full outside off, moving away, Mandeep looks to run it down to third man and is beaten. 10 runs from the over. 41/2

7.5 J Unadkat to D Hussey, Full on middle, 116.7 kph, stays extremely low, Hussey adjusts well and flicks it towards mid-wicket for another single. 41/2

7.4 J Unadkat to M Singh, Oohhh...angles this away from the right-hander, a slower delivery, full outside off, Mandeep pushes away from his body and gets a thick outside edge. The ball lands just short of a diving Bisla and deflects off his glove to third man. A run taken. 40/2

7.3 J Unadkat to D Hussey, Down the leg side again, 122 kph, Hussey works it away for a run. 39/2

7.2 J Unadkat to M Singh, Fuller, outside off, 129.4 kph, pushed through the covers for a single. 38/2

7.1 J Unadkat to M Singh, SIX! Welcome into the attack sir! Rubbish delivery, short and down the leg side, 112.5 kph, Mandeep swivels and pulls it all the way over fine leg! 37/2

Harmeet Bansal to bowl. This stand is worth 24 from 20 balls. 81 needed from 78.

Time out taken by Gilchrist.

6.6 B Bhatt to M Tiwary, Down the leg side, 91.2 kph, Tiwary flicks it behind square leg for another single. 54/2

6.5 B Bhatt to M Tiwary, The batsman has been struck on the pads as he looked to play that off the front foot. 53/2

6.4 B Bhatt to M Bisla, Punches it through the covers for one. 53/2

6.3 B Bhatt to M Tiwary, Flicks it away for a run. 52/2

6.2 B Bhatt to M Tiwary, An appeal for LBW, turned down. Flighted outside off, 87 kph, Tiwary gets down for the paddle sweep and gets it down to fine leg. Two runs taken. 51/2

6.1 B Bhatt to M Bisla, Full on middle, 83.7 kph, flicked through mid-wicket for a single. 49/2

Jaidev Unadkat into the attack now. This stand is worth 10 from 16 balls.

6.6 Al Hasan to M Singh, Chips it over mid off for one. 31/2

6.5 Al Hasan to D Hussey, On middle, pushed towards mid-wicket again for a run. 30/2

6.4 Al Hasan to M Singh, Played through mid-wicket by the batsman. One run added to the total. 29/2

6.3 Al Hasan to D Hussey, Tossed up outside off, 85.6 kph, pushed towards cover for a run. 28/2

6.2 Al Hasan to D Hussey, The batsman has driven that ball straight back. 27/2

6.1 Al Hasan to M Singh, Full on middle, 85.9 kph, flicked towards mid-wicket for a single. 27/2

Bhargav Bhatt is back on. 1-0-11-1 so far. This stand is worth 18 from 14 balls. 87 needed from 84.

5.6 D Mascarenhas to M Tiwary, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 48/2 IN THE POWERPLAY. 48/2

5.5 D Mascarenhas to M Tiwary, Full outside off, 117.3 kph, pushed straight to mid off. 48/2

5.4 D Mascarenhas to M Tiwary, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 48/2

5.3 D Mascarenhas to M Bisla, Punches it through the covers for a single. 48/2

5.2 D Mascarenhas to M Bisla, Flicks it towards square leg where Mandeep dives to his right and stops the ball. Two runs taken. 47/2

5.1 D Mascarenhas to M Bisla, FOUR! Up and over! Landed outside off, Bisla backs away and lofts it cleanly over cover for a boundary! 45/2

Shakib Al Hasan into the attack now. This stand is worth 5 from 10 balls.

5.6 J Kallis to M Singh, On middle, 136.3 kph worked towards mid-wicket for a single. 26/2 IN THE POWERPLAY. 26/2

5.5 J Kallis to M Singh, Full outside off, 129.5 kph, driven towards mid off. 25/2

5.4 J Kallis to M Singh, Short outside off, 131.1 kph, cut towards point where it is fielded well. 25/2

5.3 J Kallis to D Hussey, On middle, 134.3 kph, whipped towards mid-wicket for a single. 25/2

5.2 J Kallis to D Hussey, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. 24/2

5.1 J Kallis to D Hussey, Full outside off, 138.4 kph, driven back to the bowler. 24/2

4.6 P Kumar to M Bisla, Yorker on the pads, 129.9 kph, Bisla slips but recovers. The ball hits his pads and deflects away towards the off side and they take a leg bye. 41/2

4.6 P Kumar to M Bisla, WIDE! Another one down the leg side, 128.2 kph, Bisla misses out again. Praveen is struggling with his line here. 40/2

4.5 P Kumar to M Bisla, Played through mid-wicket by the batsman. Two runs added to the total. 39/2

4.5 P Kumar to M Bisla, WIDE! Down the leg side, 128.9 kph, Bisla misses out his flick. 37/2

4.4 P Kumar to M Bisla, Full outside off, 129.8 kph, driven back to the bowler. 36/2

4.3 P Kumar to M Tiwary, The batsman guides it to third man. One run added to the total. 36/2

4.2 P Kumar to M Bisla, Drives it through the covers where Hussey dives to his right and makes a half stop. A run in the end. 35/2

4.1 P Kumar to M Tiwary, Flicks it away for a single. 34/2

4.6 S Narine to D Hussey, Works it down the leg side for one. 3 runs and a wicket from the over. 24/2

4.5 S Narine to M Singh, Flighted outside off, turning in, Mandeep goes back and pushes it towards mid off for a run. 23/2

4.4 S Narine to M Singh, The batsman defends it from within the crease. 22/2

4.3 S Narine to D Hussey, Full on middle, this is the pff spinner, works it towards mid-wicket for a single. 22/2

David Hussey walks out at number 4, replacing Marsh.

4.2 S Narine to S Marsh, OUT! Bowled! Narine, you beauty! This was the doosra, or the carrom ball, as you can call it, landed on middle, 94 kph, Marsh pushes forward, playing for the off-spinner but is flummoxed completely as the ball spins back in! Goes right through the gap between bat and pad to hit the timber. Had no idea about that one, Marsh. He departs for 1, MOHALI 21/2 IN 4.2 OVERS! 21/2

4.1 S Narine to S Marsh, Full outside off, pushed straight to point. 21/1

3.6 D Mascarenhas to M Bisla, Works it behind square for a couple. 11 runs and a wicket from the over. 33/2

3.5 D Mascarenhas to M Tiwary, Full on middle, 120.9 kph, flicked through mid-wicket for a single. 31/2

Manoj Tiwary walks in at number 4, replacing Gambhir. 105 needed from 98 balls.

3.4 D Mascarenhas to G Gambhir, OUT! Caught and bowled! Mascarenhas gets rid of the Kolkata skipper! Full on middle, 117.3 kph, Gambhir looks to push it back but the ball stops on him. Ends up chipping it towards the bowler who holds on. Gambhir departs for 22, KOLKATA 30/2 IN 3.4 OVERS! 30/2

3.3 D Mascarenhas to M Bisla, On middle, 117.8 kph, worked through mid-wicket for a run. 30/1

3.2 D Mascarenhas to M Bisla, SIX! Gorgeous! Full outside off, 126.5 kph, Bisla comes forward and lofts it without any fuss over long off! 29/1

3.1 D Mascarenhas to G Gambhir, Full outside off, 123.2 kph, Gambhir taps it in front of point and takes a quick single. 23/1

3.6 J Kallis to S Marsh, Short on middle, 129.7 kph, pulled away towards mid-wicket for a single. 21/1

3.5 J Kallis to S Marsh, Outside off, 134.4 kph, pushed to point. 20/1

3.4 J Kallis to M Singh, Swings hard but only manages a thick inside edge towards square leg. A run to the total. 20/1

3.3 J Kallis to S Marsh, Another leg bye. This is full on the pads, 126.6 kph, Marsh looks to flick but misses out. Takes a single off the deflection. 19/1

3.2 J Kallis to M Singh, Comes down the track, backs away, Kallis follows him, bowls it on the pads, 133.2 kph, Mandeep swings hard but misses. The ball goes off his pads towards short fine leg and a leg bye is taken. 18/1

3.1 J Kallis to M Singh, Short outside off, 132.8 kph, cut straight to point. 17/1

Dimitri Mascarenhas into the attack now. Got a five-fer in the last game. This stand is worth 9 from 6 balls. 113 needed from 102 balls.

2.6 P Kumar to M Bisla, Full outside off, pushed straight to cover again. 22/1

2.5 P Kumar to M Bisla, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 22/1

2.4 P Kumar to G Gambhir, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. One run added to the total. 22/1

2.3 P Kumar to G Gambhir, FOUR! Efficiently done. Full on the pads, Gambhir flicks it over mid-wicket and finds the boundary! 21/1

2.2 P Kumar to G Gambhir, Plays a similar shot but short third man has been placed at fly slip and he stops the ball. 17/1

2.1 P Kumar to G Gambhir, FOUR! Well played! Landed outside off, 129.4 kph, Gambhir pushes it past the keeper and short third man for a boundary! 17/1

2.6 S Narine to S Marsh, Terrific delivery! Landed on off and spinning away, 83.4 kph, Marsh pushes at it with his feet glued to the crease and ends up missing it. 3 runs and a wicket from it. 17/1

2.6 S Narine to S Marsh, WIDE! Fires this down the leg side, 86.5 kph, Marsh misses out on his flick shot. 17/1

Shaun Marsh walks in at number 3, replacing Gilchrist.

2.5 S Narine to A Gilchrist, OUT! Caught! Narine gets Gilchrist! Flighted outside off, Gilchrist goes for the slog sweep but mistimes it completely and the ball goes high in the air. Does not have any amount of distance on it and Manoj Tiwary from cover takes it cleanly. Narine smiles, with his hands aloft. Gilchrist walks back, disgusted with himself. He departs for 5, MOHALI 16/1 IN 2.5 OVERS! Huge wicket for the hosts. 16/1

2.4 S Narine to M Singh, Huge appeal for LBW, turned down. Full outside off, 91 kph, Mandeep gets across to flick but misses and is hit on the pads. May be just outside the line of off stump. The batsmen take a single. 16/0

2.3 S Narine to M Singh, The carrom ball, outside off, turning away, 91.2 kph, Mandeep pushes it towards cover and sets off for the single but is sent back in time. 15/0

2.2 S Narine to A Gilchrist, Outside off, 93.4 kph, whacked to mid on where the fielder dives to his right to stop. A single taken. 15/0

2.1 S Narine to A Gilchrist, Full, very full outside off, almost in the blockhole, 94.2 kph, dug out to cover. 14/0

Manvinder Bisla walks in at number 3, replacing Kallis. 122 needed from 108 balls.

1.6 B Bhatt to J Kallis, OUT! That is a stunning catch! Full and wide outside off, 90.2 kph, Kallis leans and drives it uppishly through point but Dogra from cover dives to his left to take it with his left hand! The Mohali players are all smiles while Kallis is gutted with himself. He departs for 1, KOLKATA 13/1 IN 2 OVERS! 13/1

1.5 B Bhatt to J Kallis, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 13/0

Ayaz Memon tweets "Mohali have scored 15 runs more than expected after 8 wkts were lost but perhaps 15 runs fewer than they wud have liked at start of game."

1.4 B Bhatt to G Gambhir, Full on middle, Gambhir flicks it through mid-wicket for a single. 13/0

1.3 B Bhatt to G Gambhir, Played through mid-wicket by the batsman. They manage to come back for the second. 12/0

1.2 B Bhatt to G Gambhir, FOUR! Another boundary! Down the leg side, Gambhir flicks it through mid-wicket and finds the gap! 10/0

1.1 B Bhatt to G Gambhir, FOUR! Flamboyant! Full outside off, Gambhir drives it through the covers for a boundary! 6/0

Sunil Narine into the attack now.

1.6 J Kallis to M Singh, FOUR! Clobbered! Slower ball, fuller in length outside off, Mandeep, treating Kallis like a spinner, gets down and slog sweeps it through mid-wicket for a boundary! 14/0

Looks like Mandeep has injured his finger with that dive. Is getting some treatment.

1.5 J Kallis to A Gilchrist, Fuller, 135.3 kph, driven towards mid on for one. 10/0

1.4 J Kallis to A Gilchrist, Pushes this straight to short mid-wicket. 9/0

1.3 J Kallis to M Singh, RUN OUT OF MANDEEP MISSED! He was gone for all money. On middle, Mandeep worked it towards mid-wicket and called for a quick run. Gilchrist responded but ten Doeschate was quick as an arrow to get to the ball. Dived full length and tried an under-arm flick at the non-striker's end, only to miss. Mandeep was a long way gone, even with the dive. 9/0

1.2 J Kallis to M Singh, Landed on length outside off, 132.3 kph, Mandeep blocks it back to the bowler. 8/0

1.1 J Kallis to A Gilchrist, Good length delivery on the pads, 135.7 kph, whipped away behind square leg towards Unadkat for a single. 8/0

Here is Bhargav Bhatt. 133 needed from 114 balls.

0.6 P Kumar to J Kallis, The batsman shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. Just 2 runs from the opening over! 2/0

0.5 P Kumar to J Kallis, Short outside off, 129 kph, Kallis cuts it fiercely through point where Marsh dives to his left to stop. 2/0

0.4 P Kumar to G Gambhir, On middle, 125.1 kph, worked towards square leg for a single. 2/0

0.3 P Kumar to G Gambhir, Cannot get it away as he plays it straight to point. 1/0

0.2 P Kumar to G Gambhir, Defended off the back foot by the batsman. 1/0

0.1 P Kumar to J Kallis, Tight call first up! Full on middle, 123.4 kph, Kallis pushes it towards mid on and calls for a quick single. The fielder comes in quickly and has a shy at the non-striker's end but misses. 1/0

King Kallis to bowl from the other end.

0.6 Y Pathan to A Gilchrist, Full outside off, 91 kph, Gilchrist looks to drive but gets a thick inside edge past the stumps to short fine leg and takes a quick single. 7/0

0.5 Y Pathan to M Singh, Looks to steer it to third man but is beaten by the extra bounce. But manages to get it wide of the fielder and takes a run. 6/0

0.4 Y Pathan to M Singh, FOUR! Good strike! One ball is enough as a sighter for Mandeep. Flighted outside off, 91.7 kph, Mandeep gets down and slog sweeps it over mid-wicket, one bounce into the ropes. 5/0

0.3 Y Pathan to M Singh, Outside off, 95 kph, dabbed straight to short third man. 1/0

0.2 Y Pathan to A Gilchrist, Short outside off, pulled away straight to the man at deep mid-wicket for a single. That went like a tracer bullet. 1/0

0.1 Y Pathan to A Gilchrist, Full on middle, 89.4 kph, pushed back to the bowler. 0/0

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