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)

Kumar to Sohal, FOUR, no wicket first ball this time for PK, Sunny is away, sprays this one full and wide outside off, he adjusts for the away swing and chips it way over covers, and the ball runs in to the boundary

Deccan Chargers 4/0   S Sohal 4* (1b 1x4)   P Kumar 0.1-0-4-0

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

Deccan Chargers 18/1   KC Sangakkara 4* (2b 1x4)   P Kumar 1.5-0-14-0

Harris to Dhawan, FOUR, looks to punch a short of a length ball from the crease, gets an inside edge that beats Gilchrist, maybe five years ago, Gilly would have got to it, too quick for him now

Deccan Chargers 22/1   S Dhawan 11* (12b 1x4)   RJ Harris 1.2-0-8-1

Harris to Dhawan, FOUR, this time gives him lots of width outside off, and Shikhar goes hard at it, and gets the cut between cover and point

Deccan Chargers 28/1   S Dhawan 16* (14b 2x4)   RJ Harris 1.5-0-14-1

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

Deccan Chargers 34/1   KC Sangakkara 10* (7b 2x4)   P Kumar 2.4-0-20-0

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)   P Kumar 3-0-24-0

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

Deccan Chargers 43/1   KC Sangakkara 18* (11b 4x4)   R McLaren 0.3-0-4-0

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   S Dhawan 21* (18b 3x4)   R McLaren 1-0-9-0

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

Deccan Chargers 60/1   S Dhawan 28* (23b 4x4)   R McLaren 1.5-0-17-0

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

Deccan Chargers 79/1   KC Sangakkara 33* (24b 5x4)   AM Nayar 0.4-0-8-0

Chawla to Dhawan, FOUR, first ball he brings out the reverse sweep, flat leg break outside off and Shikhar beats a diving point with the shot

Deccan Chargers 85/1   S Dhawan 42* (31b 5x4 1x6)   PP Chawla 0.1-0-4-0

Chawla to Chipli, FOUR, Chipli goes big wide of deep midwicket, gets front leg across and mows the flighted leg break to the boundary

Deccan Chargers 105/3   B Chipli 8* (7b 1x4)   PP Chawla 1.5-0-16-1

Valthaty to Chipli, FOUR, goes inside out off a length ball, but the man running to his left from long off fails to hold on

Deccan Chargers 112/3   B Chipli 14* (11b 2x4)   PC Valthaty 1.4-0-9-1

Harris to Duminy, FOUR, that deft guide off the stumps from JP, Malik overruns the ball at third man, then puts out the left hand to stop the ball, but it beats him in to the boundary

Deccan Chargers 121/4   JP Duminy 15* (12b 1x4)   RJ Harris 2.5-0-21-1

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

Deccan Chargers 142/6   DT Christian 18* (9b 1x4 1x6)   R McLaren 2.5-0-31-2

Valthaty to Christian, FOUR, goes hard at a length ball, and the outside edge flies wide of short third man

Deccan Chargers 150/6   DT Christian 24* (11b 2x4 1x6)   PC Valthaty 3.2-0-23-2

Harris to Ravi Teja, FOUR, shuffles across and outside the line of this short one, and pulls it away in the air fine on the leg side

Deccan Chargers 160/8   DB Ravi Teja 6* (3b 1x4)   RJ Harris 3.1-0-26-1





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