Indian Premier League, 25th match: Mumbai Indians v Chennai Super Kings at Mumbai, Apr 22, 2011
Mumbai Indians won by 8 runs
22 April 2011 - night match (20-over match)
2.2

Morkel to Rayudu, no run, Morkel again gets one to go away, but starts it from well outside off. Rayudu pokes without moving his feet.

2.3

Morkel to Rayudu, no run, another away seamer, Rayudu gets closer to the line and guides to point

2.4

Morkel to Rayudu, no run, Albie Morkel, right-arm fast legspin. Another one darts away from short of a length. Rayudu walks out and wafts at it, but he is yards away from the ball.

2.5

Morkel to Rayudu, no run, Rayudu has tried to fish off the back foot, to waft off the front foot, and now he tries to make room as he backs away. And he still can't get bat on these outswingers.

2.6

Morkel to Rayudu, 1 run, Breaking news: Morkel has conceded a run. Rayudu gets bat on ball. Gets across to off stump and angles another away seamer to third man.

Mumbai Indians 10/1   AT Rayudu 1* (5b)
3.1

Bollinger to Rayudu, 1 run, Bolly aims for Rayudu's pads with an incoming delivery and Rayudu nudges it with the deviation towards fine leg

3.3

Bollinger to Rayudu, 1 run, back of a length and looks to cramp Rayudu for room outside off, but Rayudu rides the bounce and dabs it past the slip.

Mumbai Indians 13/1   AT Rayudu 3* (7b)
4.1

Morkel to Rayudu, 1 run, fullish ball, Rayudu gets the feet forward and and pushed wide of mid-on for a single.

4.6

Morkel to Rayudu, FOUR, for a moment there, Newton was wondering if he should rework the law of gravity. Full and moving away again, Rayudu danced out and threw everything he had at it. He gets a thick outside edge and the ball flies at great pace wide of Hussey at slip. Hussey sees, takes off up and to the right, hangs in mid-air for a moment, thinks about it, puts his right hand behind even as the blur of a cricket ball flies past, and tries to grasp it, but this ball went past in a flash.

Mumbai Indians 31/2   AT Rayudu 8* (9b 1x4)
5.3

Joginder Sharma to Rayudu, no run, good delivery, nips away a touch from outside off and Rayudu feels for it from the crease

5.4

Joginder Sharma to Rayudu, no run, Rayudu is not at his best, so far. He's struggling to force the ball away off a slightly two-paced pitch. Short of a length from Jogi, he goes hard at it and mistimes to the leg side

5.5

Joginder Sharma to Rayudu, 1 run, this time he steers a single from off stump line, through third man for a single

Mumbai Indians 34/2   AT Rayudu 9* (12b 1x4)
6.1

Morkel to Rayudu, FOUR, Mumbai finally get a move on. Horrible ball this, slanting a mile down the leg side and Rayudu deserves credit for actually making contact with it as it slid down the leg side and good pace. Pulled with one hand through fine leg.

6.2

Morkel to Rayudu, no run, Rayudu charges out to Morkel who keeps it back of a length outside off. Play and a miss.

6.3

Morkel to Rayudu, 1 run, interesting tactics from Rayudu, initially moves his front foot outside leg, before bringing the back foot to off stump and flicks towards square leg.

6.6

Morkel to Rayudu, no run, Rayudu again moves all around the crease and then looks to heave a short ball to the leg side. No contact made. He's trying too hard today.

Mumbai Indians 48/2   AT Rayudu 14* (16b 2x4)
7.2

Joginder Sharma to Rayudu, FOUR, Fifty up for Mumbai. Rayudu pulls away that innovative lap flick. He shuffles all the way across the stumps and is standing in Shiv Chanderpaul style by the time the ball comes. It is angling into the pads and he slaps it away to the left of fine leg.

7.3

Joginder Sharma to Rayudu, 1 wide, Rayudu again leaps across with the back foot and then plays a baseball shot, but it is too short and wide.

7.3

Joginder Sharma to Rayudu, no run, Rayudu is going for a walk around his crease every ball. This time he is a foot outside the crease, with the feet planted on middle and off as Jogi bends one in a touch.

7.4

Joginder Sharma to Rayudu, no run, full and straight on off, Rayudu defends sedately towards mid-off

7.5

Joginder Sharma to Rayudu, 1 run, slow and short, Rayudu waits until eternity and is still so early in the pull, he drags it to long on. He wanted only one, but Rohit hared half way back for the second. He got back in time though.

Mumbai Indians 55/2   AT Rayudu 19* (20b 3x4)
8.2

Ashwin to Rayudu, no run

8.3

Ashwin to Rayudu, 1 run, big turn from outside off, but it is slow and Rayudu guides to third man for a single

Mumbai Indians 58/2   AT Rayudu 20* (22b 3x4)
9.6

Randiv to Rayudu, 1 run, too straight again to end the over, swept without much control backward of square for a single

Mumbai Indians 67/2   AT Rayudu 21* (23b 3x4)
10.1

Ashwin to Rayudu, no run, keeps it short of a length on off stump, Rayudu comes out and then defends.

10.2

Ashwin to Rayudu, FOUR, Joginder muffs it in the outfield. Tossed up on a length around off and breaking in, Rayudu sweeps it hard, but Jogi at deep square leg moves slowly and comes down late to left it skid through

10.3

Ashwin to Rayudu, 1 run, carom ball on off stump, Rayudu sees it and swipes it across to midwicket

10.5

Ashwin to Rayudu, no run, Rayudu again tries to work the carom ball from the crease to the leg side, but finds midwicket this time

10.6

Ashwin to Rayudu, 1 run, tough of width outside off, Rayudu steers through cover point for a single

Mumbai Indians 74/2   AT Rayudu 27* (28b 4x4)
11.1

Randiv to Rayudu, OUT, Rayudu has run right past a straighter one from Randiv. He announced his intent early and gave the charge, Randiv landed the floater short of a length and got it to hold its line. Rayudu was not to the pitch and did not pick the variation as he shovelled to the leg side. Swing and a miss, Dhoni does the rest.

AT Rayudu st †Dhoni b Randiv 27 (29b 4x4 0x6) SR: 93.10

Mumbai Indians 74/3   AT Rayudu 27 (29b 4x4)
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