Indian Premier League, 39th match: Chennai Super Kings v Deccan Chargers at Chennai, May 1, 2011
Chennai Super Kings won by 19 runs
1 May 2011 - night match (20-over match)

Ojha to Hussey, 4 byes, reverse sweep right away to a ball that pitched on leg, turned sharply past the bat, beat Sanga as well and ran fine to the boundary


Ojha to Hussey, 1 run, goes deep in the crease to a slightly shortish one and tucks it through square leg


Ojha to Vijay, no run, lovely delivery from Ojha, tossed up, angled in on off, draws the batsman and then leaves him poking in the air as it turns away sharply


Ojha to Vijay, OUT, the old one-and-two, this one does not turn, is pitched shorter than the previous one, Vijay instinctively goes back for the cut, but to his horror, it is the arm ball, hurries on with the angle, and bowls him, talk about purchasing wickets in T20, Bishan Bedi would have been proud

M Vijay b Ojha 3 (14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 21.42


Ojha to Raina, 1 run, tossed up around middle, he comes forward and plays it with the turn though midwicket


Ojha to Hussey, 1 run, dropped harmless short ball, Hussey sees the gift and goes for the pull, but straight to Cameron White at square leg, and his wretched form with the bat is contagious it seems as he drops the sitter

Chennai Super Kings 20/1   PP Ojha 1-0-3-1

Ojha to Dhoni, 1 run, flighted slowly through the air, Dhoni strides out, gets too close to the ball and squeezes it to Ojha's right for a single


Ojha to Raina, 1 wide, this one turns down leg even as Suresh looks to help it fine


Ojha to Raina, 1 run, tucked away in front of midwicket for a single


Ojha to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni earnestly comes forward and gets a leading edge just beats Ojha as he dives to his right


Ojha to Raina, 1 run, Suresh launches in to the big slog sweep, does not connect well, but again the ball falls well short of the man running in from deep square leg


Ojha to Dhoni, no run, gets turn on this one from off stump, Dhoni stretches out to push it to point


Ojha to Dhoni, no run, more turn for Ojha around off stump, Dhoni uneasily pushes it back

Chennai Super Kings 88/2   PP Ojha 2-0-8-1

Ojha to Raina, SIX, makes no difference to Suresh, again he goes down on the knee, and slog-sweeps a fuller one over deep square leg, that went some way in to the crowd who love it


Ojha to Raina, 1 run, looks to go over wide long off this time, but mistimes it, it falls in no-man's land somewhere in front of sweeper cover


Ojha to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni is content to hustle forward and squirt this one for a single towards covers


Ojha to Raina, 2 runs, another drop it is Ishant this time, Raina charged out and mistimed a slog, Ishant had it covered at sweeper cover, popped in to his hands, and popped out


Ojha to Raina, OUT, this time Suresh goes, skips down the track again, and lifts Ojha with the turn to deep midwicket who runs some steps to his left and holds on comfortably, it is Shikhar

SK Raina c Dhawan b Ojha 59 (35b 6x4 2x6) SR: 168.57


Ojha to Dhoni, no run, Dhoni is caught in the crease to a tossed up ball that hurries on and is struck on the pads, but that would have gone down leg

Chennai Super Kings 136/3   PP Ojha 3-0-18-2

Ojha to Dhoni, OUT, comes down the track, Ojha, smart bowling, drags it down, Dhoni swings it in to ground towards covers and sets off for the single, Albie is caught well short of his ground by the throw, 19 off 6, and gone, how is that for maximum impact

JA Morkel run out 19 (6b 0x4 3x6) SR: 316.66


Ojha to Badrinath, FOUR, and right away, he walks down the crease, swings this one straight past the non-striker;s stumps, and beats long on's dive to the boundary


Ojha to Badrinath, 1 run, well, this man manages to look elegant even with four balls to go, comes down the track, and goes inside out towards sweeper cover


Ojha to Dhoni, OUT, Dhoni looks to do a Raina and slog this one over midwicket, lunges forward and has a huge heave-ho, the ball turns sharply past him, SAnga can't get the bails off in the first attempt, manages to do so on the second try, by that time Dhoni's bat had completed the almighty swing and started to find its way back in to the crease, but after numerous replays, it seems the bails came off just before the bat was grounded, tight call

MS Dhoni st †Sangakkara b Ojha 21 (22b 1x4 1x6) SR: 95.45


Ojha to Anirudha, 2 runs, tossed up on leg stump, and he gets the sweep away behind square leg for a couple


Ojha to Anirudha, 1 run, gets forward and drives in the air for a single to extra cover, and Chennai finish on 165

Chennai Super Kings 165/5   PP Ojha 4-0-26-3





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