Indian Premier League - 43rd match

Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals

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

5.1

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

5.2

Ashwin to Watson, no run, turned to square leg

5.3

Ashwin to Watson, FOUR, swept past square leg, the man there has dived to his right but the fielding has been sloppy and he lets it through

5.4

Ashwin to Watson, 1 run, Ashwin tosses it up, pushed past him and he can't stop it in time

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 Ashwin 1-0-11-0

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

9.5

Ashwin to Watson, FOUR, not really, as Watson gets an outside edge which flies to third man

9.6

Ashwin to Watson, 1 run, ends the over decently with a single to long on

Rajasthan Royals 86/0   R Ashwin 2-0-25-0

12.1

Ashwin to Menaria, no run, pushed to short cover, flat delivery again

12.2

Ashwin to Menaria, OUT, Menaria's time at the crease comes to an end. Shorter delivery and he goes on the pull but doesn't get enough on it and Vijay has to backpedal to collect but takes the catch comfortably in the end

AL Menaria c Vijay b Ashwin 2 (8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

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

12.5

Ashwin to Botha, 1 run, Botha's first run, driven to long on

12.6

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

Rajasthan Royals 95/2   R Ashwin 3-0-28-1

16.1

Ashwin to Taylor, 1 run, driven to long-on

16.2

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, lots of air and defended into the leg-side

16.3

Ashwin to Rahane, 1 run, low full toss, should have been put away but its a gentler shot to deep mid-wicket

16.4

Ashwin to Taylor, FOUR, top-spinner with some extra bounce, played very fine and gets the angle exactly right, runs to third man

16.5

Ashwin to Taylor, 1 run, played to long-on

16.6

Ashwin to Rahane, 1 wide, down the leg-side, first wide of the innings

16.6

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, quicker delivery, played back to the bowler

Rajasthan Royals 126/4   R Ashwin 4-0-36-1
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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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