Indian Premier League - 43rd match

Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals

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

0.3

Morkel to Dravid, 1 run, pushed into the off side, soft hand, quick running ensures the one

Rajasthan Royals 2/0   R Dravid 1* (1b)

1.3

Bollinger to Dravid, no run, moves across Dravid, no need to play at that one

1.4

Bollinger to Dravid, 1 run, short ball, fended off the elbow and quick running. Bollinger fields off his own bowling, doesn't pick up cleanly

Rajasthan Royals 11/0   R Dravid 2* (3b)

2.1

Morkel to Dravid, no run, driven back to the bowler, Morkel does his own fielding

2.2

Morkel to Dravid, no run, good line, defended back to the bowler

2.3

Morkel to Dravid, 1 run, driven into the covers off the back foot

Rajasthan Royals 16/0   R Dravid 3* (6b)

3.1

Bollinger to Dravid, FOUR, cracked away, front foot pull through mid-wicket

3.2

Bollinger to Dravid, no run, short delivery, beats the bat

3.3

Bollinger to Dravid, 1 leg bye, hits Dravid around the hip, squrits off towards Dhoni and the leg-bye is taken

3.6

Bollinger to Dravid, no run, short again, defended to point

Rajasthan Royals 22/0   R Dravid 7* (10b 1x4)

4.3

Morkel to Dravid, FOUR, short ball and that's gone over cover, stylish cut shot, pressure building on Morkel

4.4

Morkel to Dravid, no run, fuller this time, driven back to Morkel who stops it

4.5

Morkel to Dravid, 1 run, pulled away but only gets it as far as mid-on, who has come up for Dravid

Rajasthan Royals 32/0   R Dravid 12* (13b 2x4)

5.1

Ashwin to Dravid, 1 run, pushed to deep mid-wicket, flat delivery

5.5

Ashwin to Dravid, FOUR, now he wants to go big, Dravid hasn't got hold of that as much as he could but there's no long-on and that's four

5.6

Ashwin to Dravid, 1 run, flatter delivery again, pushed to mid-on

Rajasthan Royals 47/0   R Dravid 18* (16b 3x4)

6.1

Jakati to Dravid, 1 run, makes some room for himself and pushed into the off side

6.3

Jakati to Dravid, no run, full delivery and Dravid wants to sweep, but misses and gets hit on the front pad, big appeal for lbw, turned down

6.4

Jakati to Dravid, 2 runs, neatly played to deep extra cover, brings up the 50

6.5

Jakati to Dravid, no run, gives it a bit of air, Dravid comes down the track and pushes back to the bowler

6.6

Jakati to Dravid, 1 run, flicked to deep mid-wicket, good start from Jakarti

Rajasthan Royals 52/0   R Dravid 22* (21b 3x4)

7.1

Randiv to Dravid, FOUR, Randiv comes into the attack and Dravid is improvising immediately. Reverse sweeps past the third man boundary

7.2

Randiv to Dravid, FOUR, Not great from Randiv, flat and short and Dravid cuts it through the covers for a boundary

7.3

Randiv to Dravid, no run, pushed to mid-wicket, Randiv coming round the wicket now

7.4

Randiv to Dravid, no run, tossed up, Dravid look to flick away but gets an inside edge

7.5

Randiv to Dravid, no run, stifled appeal for lbw, lots of air in that delivery and Dravid misses the flick

7.6

Randiv to Dravid, FOUR, Randiv's over ends the way it started, gives it air and Dravid sends that over mid-wicket for four

Rajasthan Royals 64/0   R Dravid 34* (27b 6x4)

8.2

Jakati to Dravid, FOUR, it doesn't look like it, Jakarti is tossing up and Dravid is making sublime contact, inside out over cover for four

8.3

Jakati to Dravid, no run, a bit flatter and cut to cover

8.4

Jakati to Dravid, 1 run, driven to long-on, Mike Hussey comes around to field

8.6

Jakati to Dravid, 1 run, Dravid wants to hit that over the leg side but gets it to long on

Rajasthan Royals 72/0   R Dravid 40* (31b 7x4)

9.1

Ashwin to Dravid, FOUR, Ashwin changes ends but it doesn't matter. Dravid pulls wide of long-on, rocks back beautifully, that's a great shot

9.2

Ashwin to Dravid, no run, he is looking for the reverse sweep, but mishits it to short third man

9.3

Ashwin to Dravid, FOUR, now he gets hold of it, goes back into the crease and bisects long on and deep mid-wicket

9.4

Ashwin to Dravid, 1 run, dabbed to backward point, some respite for Ashwin maybe

Rajasthan Royals 81/0   R Dravid 49* (35b 9x4)

10.3

Jakati to Dravid, no run, mistimed cut shot to deep extra cover

10.4

Jakati to Dravid, 1 run, Dravid brings up 50 and the crowd appreciate it handsomely. Whipped to deep mid-wicket, Jakati persisting with the flatter ones. First IPL 50 for Dravid in RR colours

Rajasthan Royals 88/1   R Dravid 50* (37b 9x4)

11.1

Randiv to Dravid, 2 runs, chipped down to long-on Dravid doesn't get to the pitch of the ball well, Randiv back after an expensive first over

11.2

Randiv to Dravid, no run, wants to play the reverse sweep but misses

11.3

Randiv to Dravid, 1 run, played to deep backward point

Rajasthan Royals 91/1   R Dravid 53* (40b 9x4)

12.3

Ashwin to Dravid, no run, flatter again, plays it to short fine leg

12.4

Ashwin to Dravid, 1 run, played to deep mid-wicket

12.6

Ashwin to Dravid, 1 run, Driven to long-off this time

Rajasthan Royals 95/2   R Dravid 55* (43b 9x4)

13.1

Randiv to Dravid, FOUR, Randiv not having much luck today, and he isnt bowling very well either, too short and pulled through deep mid-wicket

13.2

Randiv to Dravid, 1 run, pushed to deep backward point

13.6

Randiv to Dravid, 1 run, full toss but Dravid only gets one, shimmies down the track and plays to long-off

Rajasthan Royals 106/2   R Dravid 61* (46b 10x4)

14.1

Jakati to Dravid, 1 run, Shadab Jakati back, played to deep extra cover

14.5

Jakati to Dravid, 1 run, flat batted to long on

Rajasthan Royals 111/3   R Dravid 63* (48b 10x4)

15.1

Randiv to Dravid, 1 run, tosses it up and smacked to long off

15.3

Randiv to Dravid, 2 runs, strokes it in the same area and there's time for two

15.4

Randiv to Dravid, OUT, Goner! Easy as you like it, Vijay is calm as ever as he takes the catch. Dravid is going for the big shot off the short ball, rocks back and pulls to deep mid-wicket. No century for Dravid today, that a lot of our readers were hoping for.

R Dravid c Vijay b Randiv 66 (51b 10x4 0x6) SR: 129.41

Rajasthan Royals 117/4   R Dravid 66 (51b 10x4)
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Photos

May 4, 2011

Michael Hussey heaves through square leg, Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2011, Chennai, May 4, 2011

Michael Hussey heaves through square leg

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May 4, 2011

Suresh Raina looks to score through the off side, Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2011, Chennai, May 4, 2011

Suresh Raina looks to score through the off side

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