Indian Premier League - 69th match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 8 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)

1.1

Aravind to Vijay, no run, starts off on a length and angles it across the batsman who defends it quietly down the track

1.2

Aravind to Vijay, no run, gets beaten as he goes wafting at a short of a length ball outside off stump

1.3

Aravind to Vijay, 1 run, gets away this time with a single towards midwicket

1.4

Aravind to Hussey, 1 run, the angle from over the wicket takes it on to his pads and he clips it away to square leg

1.5

Aravind to Vijay, no run, carefully gets behind the line of one angled across him and pushes it away to covers

1.6

Aravind to Vijay, no run, tries to work him away off the hip, but cannot get the timing on it and Aravind goes to his right to field, excellent over from the Karnataka seamer

Chennai Super Kings 7/0   S Aravind 1-0-2-0

3.1

Aravind to Vijay, no run, patted down the track from a short of a good length, just shuffles in the crease and defends it off the back foot

3.2

Aravind to Vijay, FOUR, flicked off the pads elegantly and gets it past square leg, Pomersbach comes in from deep midwicket and puts in the dive, but he has touched the ropes

3.3

Aravind to Vijay, OUT, Aravind gets Vijay, reward for being consistent around off stump, on a length and moving across him, Vijay goes for a poke at it from the crease and gets a healthy edge which AB gets to diving in front of first slip

M Vijay c †de Villiers b Aravind 6 (18m 9b 1x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

3.4

Aravind to Badrinath, 1 wide, tries the bouncer, loops up gently from short of a length and goes a foot down the leg side

3.4

Aravind to Badrinath, no run, the angled ball across the right-hander that got Vijay, Badri shuffles a lot more and gets outside the line to tuck it in front of square leg

3.5

Aravind to Badrinath, no run, gets hit on the thigh pad as he misses the waft in to the leg side, ball rolls away to extra cover, he thinks about a single but then wisely withdraws back

3.6

Aravind to Badrinath, no run, Aravind is not giving anything away, another back of a length ball on the body, he tries to get around it and work it in to the leg side but cannot time it

Chennai Super Kings 17/2   S Aravind 2-0-7-1

6.1

Aravind to Saha, 1 run, this is nippy stuff from Aravind, back of a length and angling away, gets it to cut back in a long way off the seam, he somehow manages to get an inside edge on it

6.2

Aravind to Dhoni, 1 run, stays deep in the crease to give himself as much time as possible and works it away off his pads through square leg

6.3

Aravind to Saha, no run, gets front pad a long way forward and brings bat around it to drive a fuller one to mid on

6.4

Aravind to Saha, 1 wide, goes wide down the leg side in an attempt to bring the ball back in

6.4

Aravind to Saha, no run, comes in sharply with the angle from a length, he is some trouble as he stabs it back down the track

6.5

Aravind to Saha, 1 run, overcooks the angle from round the wicket and it ends up on the pads, Saha shuffles to whip it away wide of long leg

6.6

Aravind to Dhoni, no run, Dhoni goes for the big pull off a short ball dug in to the body, the outside edge rolls away towards point

Chennai Super Kings 27/4   S Aravind 3-0-11-1

18.1

Aravind to Ashwin, no run, bowls it a full and wide outside off stump, Ashwin was backing away outside leg, tries to reach out for it and misses

18.2

Aravind to Ashwin, 1 run, this one is on a length but some way outside off again, and he steers it to third man to give Dhoni the strike

18.3

Aravind to Dhoni, SIX, that will be fifty for the India captain, just takes a step or two towards the pitch of the length ball, and whips it with those powerful wrists high over deep midwicket

18.4

Aravind to Dhoni, 1 run, Tiwary at short fine leg saves the boundary, gets down to his left quickly to stop the ball which Dhoni had swing with good timing

18.5

Aravind to Ashwin, OUT, the Karnataka seam duo combine to get Ashwin, short ball banged in, he went for the big pull over midwicket, but only got a top edge that Mithun took easily at deep square leg

R Ashwin c Mithun b Aravind 2 (5m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

18.6

Aravind to Dhoni, 1 run, low full toss wide outside off stump, Dhoni gets forward and pushes it to keep the strike to the man on the edge of the circle at extra cover

Chennai Super Kings 111/8   S Aravind 4-0-20-2
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May 22, 2011

Virat Kohli plays a leg glance, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2011, Bangalore, May 22, 2011

Virat Kohli plays a leg glance

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May 22, 2011

Chris Gayle sends one into the stands, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2011, Bangalore, May 22, 2011

Chris Gayle sends one into the stands

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