Indian Premier League, 54th match: Deccan Chargers v Chennai Super Kings at Hyderabad (Deccan), May 27, 2008
Chennai Super Kings won by 7 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
27 May 2008 - night match (20-over match)
  Deccan Chargers innings (20 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist*† c Mukund b Gony 5 8 0 0 62.50
3.3 he's gone this time! Gilchrist tries to loft a good length ball down the ground but gets an outside edge that swirls high in the air towards third man, the under-19 player Abhinav Mukund initially mis-judges it but in the end he dives forward to take a sharp low catch, Deccan in serious trouble now 15/2
View dismissal HH Gibbs c Balaji b Ntini 8 10 2 0 80.00
2.2 caught! The length is short and the line wide outside off stump, Gibbs slashes hard at the ball and slices it hard and flat down to third man where Balaji takes a few steps forward from the boudnary and holds on to the catch 11/1
View dismissal SB Styris b Muralitharan 20 20 3 0 100.00
10.1 bowled him! Styris takes a step down the track and tries to loft Murali with the turn over the leg side, he misses and Murali hits middle stump 57/3
View dismissal Y Venugopal Rao run out (Gony/†Patel) 46 46 3 1 100.00
18.4 from Morkel, Rao's run out! It's the slower ball and Rao pulls towards deep backward square leg, the first run is easy but Rao wants to come back for the second, Gony fields and fires the throw on the bounce to Parthiv who breaks the stumps with his bat exactly on the line 134/5
View dismissal DB Ravi Teja c Mukund b Morkel 40 28 4 1 142.85
18.3 caught! Teja backs away to a short ball, it hurries on to Teja who top-edges the pull high in the air towards midwicket where Mukund holds his second catch, he judged it superbly 133/4
View dismissal Shahid Afridi c Raina b Balaji 1 2 0 0 50.00
19.4 caught! Balaji gives Afridi a nice full toss and thigh height, Afridi comes down the track and swings hard at the ball, he connects with the bottom off his bat and lofts the ball straight to Raina at long-off, that was a loose ball and Afridi failed to cash in 146/7
View dismissal AS Yadav b Morkel 0 1 0 0 0.00
18.5 bowled him! Morkel greets Arjun Yadav with the yorker homing into leg stump, Yadav stays in his crease and tries to hit across the line, he misses and leg stump takes a battering 134/6
View dismissal RP Singh c Morkel b Balaji 10 4 1 1 250.00
19.6 Morkel's taken a catch that scraped the sky before coming down, RP backed away to the leg side, Balaji bowled a slower ball which followed him, RP swung hard and lofted the ball miles in the air, Morkel ran in from the boundary towards midwicket, settled under the steepler and fell to his left as he completed the catch 147/8
PP Ojha not out 1 1 0 0 100.00
Extras (b 1, lb 8, w 7) 16
  Total (8 wickets; 20 overs) 147 (7.35 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wicket M Ntini 4 0 24 1 6.00 13 2 1 (1w)
2.2 to Gibbs, caught! The length is short and the line wide outside off stump, Gibbs slashes hard at the ball and slices it hard and flat down to third man where Balaji takes a few steps forward from the boudnary and holds on to the catch 11/1
View wicket MS Gony 4 0 21 1 5.25 14 3 0
3.3 to Gilchrist, he's gone this time! Gilchrist tries to loft a good length ball down the ground but gets an outside edge that swirls high in the air towards third man, the under-19 player Abhinav Mukund initially mis-judges it but in the end he dives forward to take a sharp low catch, Deccan in serious trouble now 15/2
View wickets JA Morkel 4 0 37 2 9.25 5 3 1 (3w)
18.3 to Ravi Teja, caught! Teja backs away to a short ball, it hurries on to Teja who top-edges the pull high in the air towards midwicket where Mukund holds his second catch, he judged it superbly 133/4
18.5 to Yadav, bowled him! Morkel greets Arjun Yadav with the yorker homing into leg stump, Yadav stays in his crease and tries to hit across the line, he misses and leg stump takes a battering 134/6
View wicket M Muralitharan 4 0 22 1 5.50 9 1 0 (2w)
10.1 to Styris, bowled him! Styris takes a step down the track and tries to loft Murali with the turn over the leg side, he misses and Murali hits middle stump 57/3
View wickets L Balaji 4 0 34 2 8.50 8 4 1
19.4 to Shahid Afridi, caught! Balaji gives Afridi a nice full toss and thigh height, Afridi comes down the track and swings hard at the ball, he connects with the bottom off his bat and lofts the ball straight to Raina at long-off, that was a loose ball and Afridi failed to cash in 146/7
19.6 to Singh, Morkel's taken a catch that scraped the sky before coming down, RP backed away to the leg side, Balaji bowled a slower ball which followed him, RP swung hard and lofted the ball miles in the air, Morkel ran in from the boundary towards midwicket, settled under the steepler and fell to his left as he completed the catch 147/8
  Chennai Super Kings innings (target: 148 runs from 20 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal PA Patel c Shahid Afridi b Sarvesh Kumar 20 27 3 0 74.07
8.3 short, wide, smashed and caught! Parthiv stays in his crease and tries to cut a short of a length ball off the front foot towards cover, he hits it hard but straight to Afridi who takes a sharp catch 60/2
View dismissal SP Fleming c †Gilchrist b Vijaykumar 14 9 3 0 155.55
3.2 caught! He pitches on a good length outside off stump, Fleming sees a lot of width and goes after it, trying to drive hard through cover, he gets a thick outside edge through to Gilchrist who takes a comfortable catch 26/1
SK Raina not out 54 43 5 2 125.58
View dismissal MS Dhoni* c Gibbs b Ojha 37 25 4 1 148.00
15.2 caught! Dhoni takes a step out of his crease and hits the ball flat and hard towards long on where Gibbs moves quickly to his left and holds a sharp catch, that was hit extremely hard and the ball travelled quickly to Gibbs 115/3
JA Morkel not out 12 12 1 0 100.00
Extras (lb 3, w 8) 11
  Total (3 wickets; 19.2 overs) 148 (7.65 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  RP Singh 4 0 32 0 8.00 12 5 0 (3w)
View wicket DP Vijaykumar 3.2 0 32 1 9.60 7 4 1 (1w)
3.2 to Fleming, caught! He pitches on a good length outside off stump, Fleming sees a lot of width and goes after it, trying to drive hard through cover, he gets a thick outside edge through to Gilchrist who takes a comfortable catch 26/1
  Shahid Afridi 3 0 19 0 6.33 9 1 1 (2w)
View wicket PM Sarvesh Kumar 2 0 18 1 9.00 6 4 0
8.3 to Patel, short, wide, smashed and caught! Parthiv stays in his crease and tries to cut a short of a length ball off the front foot towards cover, he hits it hard but straight to Afridi who takes a sharp catch 60/2
View wicket PP Ojha 4 0 28 1 7.00 9 1 1 (2w)
15.2 to Dhoni, caught! Dhoni takes a step out of his crease and hits the ball flat and hard towards long on where Gibbs moves quickly to his left and holds a sharp catch, that was hit extremely hard and the ball travelled quickly to Gibbs 115/3
  SB Styris 3 0 16 0 5.33 6 1 0

Match details


Toss - Deccan Chargers, who chose to bat
Points - Chennai Super Kings 2, Deccan Chargers 0
Player of the match - SK Raina (Chennai Super Kings)
Umpires - BG Jerling (South Africa) and AM Saheba
TV umpire - GA Pratapkumar
Match referee - Talat Ali (Pakistan)

Match Notes


    • Deccan Chargers innings
    • Deccan Chargers: 50 runs in 8.4 overs (54 balls), Extras 8
    • Deccan Chargers: 100 runs in 15.5 overs (99 balls), Extras 11
    • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 39 balls (Y Venugopal Rao 21, DB Ravi Teja 28, Ex 3)
    • Innings Break: Deccan Chargers - 147/8 in 20.0 overs (PP Ojha 1)
    • Chennai Super Kings innings
    • Chennai Super Kings: 50 runs in 6.5 overs (45 balls), Extras 4
    • Chennai Super Kings: 100 runs in 13.2 overs (88 balls), Extras 10
    • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 38 balls (SK Raina 12, MS Dhoni 34, Ex 4)
    • SK Raina: 50 off 43 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
 
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