Indian Premier League - 31st match

Pune Warriors v Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings won by 8 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)

5.3

Kulasekara to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, ... and nearly out goes Yuvraj Singh! The inswinger again. Yuvraj drives at this, but the movement takes a thick outside edge that just about manages to elude backward point

5.4

Kulasekara to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, Majestic shot! Stands tall, plants the front foot down, and drives away from the body, on the up, between cover and extra cover

5.5

Kulasekara to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, shuffles across to cover the movement, Kula bowls on the pads, and is flicked away for one

Pune Warriors 35/3   Yuvraj Singh 7* (3b 1x4)

6.1

Ashwin to Yuvraj Singh, no run, short and flat delivery to start with, played back to Ashwin

6.2

Ashwin to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, premeditated sweep, the bat comes down on the ball, ruling out a top edge

6.5

Ashwin to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, well bowled, sharp offbreak, pitches middle and turns away, gets a very thick edge that flies wide of the slip

Pune Warriors 40/3   Yuvraj Singh 9* (6b 1x4)

7.4

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, clipped away off the pads, wide of deep midwicket, comes back for two

7.5

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, no run, That's a brute! Headed straight for the helmet grille. Yuvraj has to fend at it, and manages to keep it down. Chennai using the short ball well

7.6

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, no run, slower ball, Yuvraj checks the drive, keeps it down, towards cover

Pune Warriors 44/4   Yuvraj Singh 11* (9b 1x4)

8.3

Jakati to Yuvraj Singh, no run, back of a length, around off, pushed to short midwicket

8.4

Jakati to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, comes down the track, gets too close to the ball, and can't get elevation. Just the single to long-on

Pune Warriors 46/4   Yuvraj Singh 12* (11b 1x4)

9.1

Raina to Yuvraj Singh, no run, pitched up around middle and off, defended

9.2

Raina to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, pushed down to long-on now

9.5

Raina to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, driven with the spin, to sweeper-cover

Pune Warriors 53/4   Yuvraj Singh 14* (14b 1x4)

10.6

Jakati to Yuvraj Singh, no run, yorker, Yuvraj digs it back to the bowler

Pune Warriors 63/4   Yuvraj Singh 14* (15b 1x4)

11.3

Ashwin to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, there is turn here, but the ball is too short, and too slow. Cut away for one

Pune Warriors 65/4   Yuvraj Singh 15* (16b 1x4)

12.1

Raina to Yuvraj Singh, 1 leg bye, angled into the pads, gets just the one to short fine

12.4

Raina to Yuvraj Singh, no run, flat and quick, played back to Raina

12.5

Raina to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, Under-edge for four. Looking for the sweep to cow corner, but is early into the shot. He will take those four runs, though

12.6

Raina to Yuvraj Singh, no run, opens the face, can't beat short third man

Pune Warriors 77/4   Yuvraj Singh 19* (20b 2x4)

13.5

Ashwin to Yuvraj Singh, no run, flat, quick offbreak, pitches off and middle, and turns away. Defended

13.6

Ashwin to Yuvraj Singh, no run, slower through the air, Yuvraj is way too early into the sweep and is beaten as it turns and bounces. Ashwin has a huge smile on his face. A smile of a man who knows he is bowling very well

Pune Warriors 84/5   Yuvraj Singh 19* (22b 2x4)

14.5

Raina to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, short and wide, cut away, Vijay from sweeper-cover runs to his right and makes a diving save to save two runs for his team

14.6

Raina to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, long hop, pulled away disdainfully and square, much-needed four runs

Pune Warriors 91/5   Yuvraj Singh 25* (24b 3x4)

15.2

Ashwin to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, lovely shot... Yuvraj was pushing forward when he saw this being bowled short. Very quickly he transferred the weight back and casually pulled it over midwicket. Lovely timing

15.3

Ashwin to Yuvraj Singh, no run, defended off the front foot

15.4

Ashwin to Yuvraj Singh, no run, Big appeal. Arm ball. Hurries onto him as Yuvraj looks to cut, but bat and pad are close together, and there seems to be a feather on it

15.5

Ashwin to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, worked away into the leg side, will come back for two

15.6

Ashwin to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, short and flat, pushed down the ground for one

Pune Warriors 101/5   Yuvraj Singh 34* (29b 3x4 1x6)

16.1

Bollinger to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, Clean strike. Yuvraj sees mid-off up in the circle, and chips this length ball over him. The timing is so clean it goes all the way

16.2

Bollinger to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, short ball, hurries onto him, but he still manages to clear the midwicket inside the circle

16.3

Bollinger to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, another mis-timed pull lands safely, the top edge falls between the midwicket and deep square leg running around

Pune Warriors 110/5   Yuvraj Singh 43* (32b 3x4 2x6)

17.1

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, 1 wide, this is sufficiently wide outside off to not be argued about

17.1

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, 1 wide, another wide - the plan seems to be to go full and wide, and twice he has been too wide

17.1

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, legal delivery this time, driven to sweeper-cover for one

17.4

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, low full toss, whipped towards midwicket, hits Jakati on the half-volley. He takes the single off the ricochet

17.6

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, no run, lovely yorker, middle and off, no room, digs it out, but back to the bowler

Pune Warriors 123/5   Yuvraj Singh 45* (35b 3x4 2x6)

18.3

Bollinger to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, near-yorker, whipped away to midwicket for one

18.6

Bollinger to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, full delivery, heaved away into the on side, gets a single to deep midwicket

Pune Warriors 126/6   Yuvraj Singh 47* (37b 3x4 2x6)

19.1

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, plays the scoop, Southee sees him looking for it, and bowls wide of off, but Yuvraj still manages enough connection to clear the short fine leg

19.2

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, That is Yuvraj... clean swing, clean connection, and six down the ground. He is down on a knee, the length ball lets him get under it, and he goes over long-off

19.3

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, no run, good comeback, inch perfect yorker, dug out back to Southee

19.4

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, misses the yorker again, this time on the other side. This is a low full toss, and how well and effortlessly Yuvraj has sent it sailing over midwicket. We are talking of inches as the margin of error here

19.5

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, no run, this is better, almost a yorker, Yuvraj looks to open the face on it, and is beaten outside off

19.6

Southee to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, misses out on the full toss as the bat faces turns in his hand, gets a single towards midwicket

Pune Warriors 141/6   Yuvraj Singh 62* (43b 3x4 4x6)
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Photos

Apr 27, 2011

Suresh Raina gets on top of a short delivery, Pune Warriors v Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2011, DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai, April 27, 2011

Suresh Raina gets on top of a short delivery

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Apr 27, 2011

S Badrinath pulls during his half-century, Pune Warriors v Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2011, DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai, April 27, 2011

S Badrinath pulls during his half-century

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