Indian Premier League, 31st match: Pune Warriors v Chennai Super Kings at Mumbai, Apr 27, 2011
Chennai Super Kings won by 8 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
27 April 2011 - day/night match (20-over match)
7.3

Southee to Uthappa, 1 run, gets across, and plays this full ball in front of his front pad. You miss this, and you are dead plumb. this time, though, he doesn't, and gets a single

Pune Warriors 42/4   RV Uthappa 1* (1b)
8.1

Jakati to Uthappa, no run, overpitched on the pads, but played to short midwicket

8.2

Jakati to Uthappa, 1 run, sharp turn from middle and leg, clipped away into the leg side, keeping it down

8.5

Jakati to Uthappa, no run, Too good. Angling in, making him play, turning away sharply, missing the edge by inches

8.6

Jakati to Uthappa, FOUR, reverse-sweep to counter the turn, and he does it well, beating both the slip and the short third man

Pune Warriors 50/4   RV Uthappa 6* (5b 1x4)
9.3

Raina to Uthappa, no run, goes straight after pitching, Uthappa looks to run it down, can't beat short third

9.4

Raina to Uthappa, 1 run, clipped off the pads for one

9.6

Raina to Uthappa, 1 run, driven down to long-on, another single

Pune Warriors 54/4   RV Uthappa 8* (8b 1x4)
10.1

Jakati to Uthappa, 2 runs, paddled away fine, but big man Bollinger makes a diving save at the fence, saving a couple of runs

10.2

Jakati to Uthappa, 2 runs, another paddle, another couple fine of fine leg

10.3

Jakati to Uthappa, no run, looks to cut, not short enough, and hits it straight to point

10.4

Jakati to Uthappa, FOUR, this is short and wide, and despite the sharp turn. Uthappa cuts it away for four

10.5

Jakati to Uthappa, 1 run, picks the single to short fine leg now. Somewhere LS must be saying this is smart batting because he has followed a boundary up with a single

Pune Warriors 63/4   RV Uthappa 17* (13b 2x4)
11.1

Ashwin to Uthappa, no run, heave-ho, miss-ho, no run. Ho

11.2

Ashwin to Uthappa, 1 run, swept to deep backward square for one

11.4

Ashwin to Uthappa, no run, sharp turn again, quick turn too, lobs off the pad towards short fine

11.5

Ashwin to Uthappa, SIX, That's one way of ensuring enough time between deliveries. Just send it into the stands and relax and take your time. Slog-swept over cow corner, way into the stands

11.6

Ashwin to Uthappa, no run, tries the paddle sweep, but the short fine leg is very fine

Pune Warriors 71/4   RV Uthappa 24* (18b 2x4 1x6)
12.2

Raina to Uthappa, no run, goes for the reverse sweep, Raina keeps it short, and beats him outside what would have been his off stump

12.3

Raina to Uthappa, 1 run, Incredible shot, although it gets him just the one. This pitched off, turned in, but he late-cut it from in front of middle. Except there was a third man placed deep

Pune Warriors 73/4   RV Uthappa 25* (20b 2x4 1x6)
13.1

Ashwin to Uthappa, SIX, Carrom ball. Deposited in the stands. This one is a half-tracker, and Uthappa is quick to pull this cleanly over midwicket

13.2

Ashwin to Uthappa, OUT, Another carrom ball. This time Ashwin is the one smiling. This is pitched outside leg, Uthappa goes for the shot into the leg side, the ball turns away, takes the leading edge. Caught at short third. What a bowler

RV Uthappa c Anirudha b Ashwin 31 (22b 2x4 2x6) SR: 140.90

Pune Warriors 83/5   RV Uthappa 31 (22b 2x4 2x6)
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