Indian Premier League - 30th match

Delhi Daredevils v Royal Challengers Bangalore

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 3 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)

4.3

Khan to Hopes, no run, good length on off stump, defended on the off side

4.4

Khan to Hopes, no run, good length once again outside off, pushed from the crease towards extra cover

4.5

Khan to Hopes, 1 run, pitches on leg and gives the right-hander no room, played from the crease towards midwicket

Delhi Daredevils 34/1   JR Hopes 1* (3b)

5.1

Aravind to Hopes, no run, Aravind gets the ball to move away sharply off the seam from a good length and beats Hopes outside off

5.2

Aravind to Hopes, no run, played from the crease towards the off side

5.3

Aravind to Hopes, FOUR, poor line, much to straight and Hopes glances the ball off his pads towards the long leg boundary

5.4

Aravind to Hopes, 2 runs, forced off the back foot to the fielder on the deep square leg boundary

5.5

Aravind to Hopes, 1 run, Hopes drives the ball fluently towards wide mid-off where Tiwary dives to his left and stops it

Delhi Daredevils 41/1   JR Hopes 8* (8b 1x4)

6.2

Vettori to Hopes, OUT, Sehwag is run out! Hopes played the ball towards short fine leg and set off, Sehwag responded but the fielder unleashed at accurate throw to de Villiers who whipped off the bails with Sehwag an inch short, he slid his bat in but wasn't quick enough

V Sehwag run out 25 (18b 3x4 0x6) SR: 138.88

6.4

Vettori to Hopes, 1 run, played towards midwicket

Delhi Daredevils 45/2   JR Hopes 9* (10b 1x4)

7.2

Gayle to Hopes, FOUR, Hopes attempts the drive but edges the full ball fine past the keeper for four runs

7.3

Gayle to Hopes, FOUR, Hopes makes room and times the cut superbly past Zaheer at short third man, the chase is poor

7.4

Gayle to Hopes, no run

7.5

Gayle to Hopes, 2 runs, played towards midwicket where a fumble from the fielder allows the second

7.6

Gayle to Hopes, no run, played back to the bowler

Delhi Daredevils 57/2   JR Hopes 19* (15b 3x4)

8.2

Vettori to Hopes, no run, driven hard towards the bowler, Vettori stretches out his right hand and fields

8.3

Vettori to Hopes, 1 run, played with power towards the fielder at deep midwicket, along the ground

8.5

Vettori to Hopes, FOUR, bowled flat and straight, Hopes flicks the ball firmly through midwicket and has placed it in the gap on the boundary

8.6

Vettori to Hopes, no run, flat ball outside off, played towards short third man

Delhi Daredevils 64/2   JR Hopes 24* (19b 4x4)

9.3

Mithun to Hopes, 1 run, length ball outside off, Hopes plays the cut and the fielder at backward point fails to make a clean stop

Delhi Daredevils 68/2   JR Hopes 25* (20b 4x4)

10.2

Syed Mohammad to Hopes, no run, defended on the back foot on the off side

10.3

Syed Mohammad to Hopes, 1 run, driven off the front foot towards cover point

10.5

Syed Mohammad to Hopes, 1 run, played towards deep midwicket

Delhi Daredevils 73/3   JR Hopes 27* (23b 4x4)

11.4

Mithun to Hopes, 1 run, driven towards long-off

Delhi Daredevils 81/3   JR Hopes 28* (24b 4x4)

12.1

Syed Mohammad to Hopes, 1 run, played towards deep square leg

12.4

Syed Mohammad to Hopes, FOUR, Hopes has blitzed this. Down on one knee and a powerful swing, the ball screams across the turf to the deep midwicket boundary

12.5

Syed Mohammad to Hopes, FOUR, too short, Hopes waits in his crease, winds up and slams the ball flat towards the same region, the ball bounces just before going over the deep midwicket boundary

12.6

Syed Mohammad to Hopes, 2 runs, cut off the back foot towards third man

Delhi Daredevils 97/3   JR Hopes 39* (28b 6x4)

13.2

Vettori to Hopes, 1 wide, Vettori strays down leg side and will have to bowl that again

13.2

Vettori to Hopes, 2 runs, nudged off the pads gently into the gap at midwicket and they run two before the man on the boundary can get to it. Delhi pass 100

13.3

Vettori to Hopes, 1 run, full ball in the blockhole, pushed down the ground for a single

13.5

Vettori to Hopes, 1 run, Hopes moves forward and turns the ball through square

Delhi Daredevils 104/3   JR Hopes 43* (31b 6x4)

14.3

Mithun to Hopes, no run, Hopes tries to hit the ball a bit too hard and mis-times it towards the bowler

14.4

Mithun to Hopes, 1 no ball, caught at point! The ball was average, full and wide outside off, and Hopes went after it, slashing with power. He didn't get enough elevation though and Dilshan throws the ball high in the air after taking a sharp chance. The umpire wants to check if Mithun has over-stepped though, and he has. Marginally. That will do though. Hopes stays and has a free-hit coming up.

14.4

Mithun to Hopes, 1 run, full toss on the pad, flicked firmly but to midwicket

Delhi Daredevils 114/3   JR Hopes 44* (34b 6x4)

16.2

Khan to Hopes, 1 wide, Zaheer slants the ball across Hopes and bowls extremely full outside off, Hopes can't reach it and the umpire calls it wide

16.2

Khan to Hopes, no run, Hopes aims for midwicket with the pull but toe-ends it towards the bowler

16.3

Khan to Hopes, no run, Hopes aims for the road outside the Kotla, so powerful was his swing, but Zaheer beat him with a good length ball that angled across the right-hander

16.4

Khan to Hopes, 1 run, cut firmly towards the fielder at third man

Delhi Daredevils 125/4   JR Hopes 45* (37b 6x4)

17.1

Gayle to Hopes, FOUR, Hopes picks out the gap between deep midwicket and long-on, he waited for the full ball and simply lofted it into the gap with power

17.2

Gayle to Hopes, 1 run, the reverse-swat from outside leg stump towards short third man, Hopes reaches fifty after being sent up the order

17.4

Gayle to Hopes, 1 run, Hopes swings the ball towards deep backward square leg

17.6

Gayle to Hopes, 1 run, Hopes moves outside leg, Gayle follows him, Hopes clips the ball off his pads towards deep square leg

Delhi Daredevils 140/4   JR Hopes 52* (41b 7x4)

18.1

Mithun to Hopes, 2 runs, a fullish ball outside off, the batsman makes room and carves the ball in the air and over extra cover

18.2

Mithun to Hopes, OUT, caught behind! But the umpire is checking if Mithun over-stepped again. This time he hasn't, but by the skin of his teeth. Hopes aimed for the big swing down the ground and the angle of the ball across the right-hander induced the edge to the keeper

JR Hopes c †de Villiers b Mithun 54 (43b 7x4 0x6) SR: 125.58

Delhi Daredevils 142/5   JR Hopes 54 (43b 7x4)
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Photos

Apr 26, 2011

J Syed Mohammad is congratulated after he hit the winning runs, Delhi Daredevils v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2011, Delhi, April 26, 2011

J Syed Mohammad is congratulated after he hit the winning runs

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Apr 26, 2011

Daniel Vettori plays a pull, Delhi Daredevils v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2011, Delhi, April 26, 2011

Daniel Vettori plays a pull

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