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)

McLaren to Dhawan, 1 leg bye, lovely ball first up, swinging in to the pads, hits him there on the full, not given, maybe going down leg


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


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


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


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


McLaren to Dhawan, FOUR, now it is Dhawan, McLaren goes fullish on the pads again, Shikhar shuffles and goes in front of square leg with the wristy flick, there is man at deep square leg, he runs across but it is too quick for him

Deccan Chargers 48/1   R McLaren 1-0-9-0

McLaren to Dhawan, 1 run, swings hard at one that is wide outside off, gets it off the inner half wide of mid on, and has to dive in as the throw comes in


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


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


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


McLaren to Dhawan, FOUR, pulled away through midwicket, short ball and Shikhar gets on top of it, swinging on one leg and dismissing it to the boundary


McLaren to Dhawan, 1 run, slapped hard off the front foot to long off

Deccan Chargers 61/1   R McLaren 2-0-18-0

McLaren to Duminy, OUT, Duminy is gone, this is a big wicket for Punjab, looked to drill a fuller one over the straight boundary, played a bit early and spooned it high up in the air for Piyush at long off to settle under it and take it cleanly

JP Duminy c Chawla b McLaren 18 (16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 112.50


McLaren to Christian, (no ball) SIX, Dan smokes a short one away, gets the pull out of the middle of the bat and sends it flat and over deep midwicket, it;s a no ball as well


McLaren to Christian, 1 run, good ball from McLaren, slower one wide outside off, he stretches out and squeezes it away to sweeper cover


McLaren to Gony, OUT, McLaren goes through Gony's defenses first ball, angled in on the stumps from a length, Gony is caught in the crease and misses the line of the ball, middle stumps gets uprooted

MS Gony b McLaren 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00


McLaren to Ravi Teja, 1 run, tries the same delivery again, this time he goes back and pushes it away in front of point


McLaren to Christian, FOUR, some innovation from Dan, reaches out to a wide full toss outside off and swings it somehow to the straight boundary


McLaren to Christian, 2 runs, good shot, he hung back in the crease looking for the fuller one, it arrived wide outside off and he drilled it past cover

Deccan Chargers 144/6   R McLaren 3-0-33-2





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