Indian Premier League, 15th match: Deccan Chargers v Kings XI Punjab at Hyderabad (Deccan), Apr 16, 2011
Kings XI Punjab won by 8 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
16 April 2011 - night match (20-over match)
2.4

Kumar to Sangakkara, no run, just outside off stump from a length, tight stuff from PK, left alone

2.5

Kumar to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sanga shows how it is done, gets front foot out and launches in to this one going across him outside off, extra cover dives but the ball beats him and races away

2.6

Kumar to Sangakkara, no run, closer to off, pushed away to extra cover

Deccan Chargers 18/1   KC Sangakkara 4* (3b 1x4)
3.4

Harris to Sangakkara, 1 run, plonks the ball in front of extra cover with soft hands and takes the fielder on with the quick single, makes it comfortably

Deccan Chargers 24/1   KC Sangakkara 5* (4b 1x4)
4.1

Kumar to Sangakkara, 1 run, pushed again with soft hands to mid off and Sanga charges across for the run, well done

4.3

Kumar to Sangakkara, no run, charges down the track in search of the inside out drive past extra cover, cannot beat a diving Karthik

4.4

Kumar to Sangakkara, FOUR, PK is not happy, misfield at cover, Sanga came forward to a length ball and eased it to that man's left, some bad bounce for him though, Harris cannot pull it back with the dive

4.5

Kumar to Sangakkara, no run, that was close, Sanga shuffled across to work this one on leg stump past square leg, took it high on the pad and the ball rolled close to the stumps

4.6

Kumar to Sangakkara, FOUR, bashed! this time Sanga does the charge, takes this one on the half volley and slams it hard past the non-striker

Deccan Chargers 38/1   KC Sangakkara 14* (9b 3x4)
5.2

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, another peach, this one slides across from a fuller length, and raps him on the pads, probably pitching outside leg

5.3

McLaren to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sanga is waiting this time, McLaren bowls this one down the pads in search of the swing, Sanga stands in the crease and clips it past square leg with minimum fuss

5.4

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, as if on auto pilot, he gets nicely forward to a length ball going across him and drives it to mid off, lovely player to watch

5.5

McLaren to Sangakkara, 1 run, goes for the big drive over cover to one that is pitched fuller around off, gets a thick edge that flies in the air to third man

Deccan Chargers 44/1   KC Sangakkara 19* (13b 4x4)
6.1

Malik to Sangakkara, 1 run, starts off short down the leg side, tucked away off the back foot to fine leg

6.4

Malik to Sangakkara, no run, beats Sanga with a length ball that goes across him outside off, he went for the drive and missed

6.5

Malik to Sangakkara, 1 run, this time he gets down on a knee and slams this widish one to sweeper cover

Deccan Chargers 51/1   KC Sangakkara 21* (16b 4x4)
7.2

McLaren to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Sanga bends the knee and comfortably beats extra cover with the drive, mid off chases it down

7.3

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, 142.6 kph short delivery banged in, he goes down underneath it

7.4

McLaren to Sangakkara, 1 run, tucked away off the pads to deep midwicket

Deccan Chargers 56/1   KC Sangakkara 24* (19b 4x4)
8.2

Malik to Sangakkara, 1 run, stays on the back foot and works it away to square leg

8.5

Malik to Sangakkara, 1 run, shuffles across and turns this one to short fine leg, but they cross over for the single

Deccan Chargers 71/1   KC Sangakkara 26* (21b 4x4)
9.1

Nayar to Sangakkara, 2 runs, gets away with a waist high full toss outside off, a surprised Sanga mows it wide of deep midwicket, but does not time it well

9.2

Nayar to Sangakkara, 1 run, flicks this one on the pads through square leg

9.4

Nayar to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sanga makes room and slashes this short and wide one, gets it high in the air wide of short third man

9.5

Nayar to Sangakkara, 1 run, makes room and chips in the air to long off

Deccan Chargers 80/1   KC Sangakkara 34* (25b 5x4)
10.3

Chawla to Sangakkara, 1 run, another googly, but a touch shortish, turning across from leg, he slaps it to sweeper cover

10.5

Chawla to Sangakkara, no run, Shaun Marsh at extra cover with a brilliant diving stop, another short one and he slammed it off the back foot, but Marsh got quickly to his left

10.6

Chawla to Sangakkara, OUT, well, he hasn't bowled particularly well this over, but he gets a wicket, Sanga goes down on the knee for the slog sweep, but hits it straight to deep midwicket

KC Sangakkara c McLaren b Chawla 35 (28b 5x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

Deccan Chargers 88/2   KC Sangakkara 35 (28b 5x4)
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