Indian Premier League - 39th match

Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals

Delhi Daredevils won by 1 run

3.5

Pankaj Singh to Taylor, no run, on the stumps, pitched right up and Taylor defends it back to the bowler

3.6

Pankaj Singh to Taylor, no run, defended a ball outside the off stump, back to the bowler and that ends a decent over from Pankaj Singh.

Delhi Daredevils 24/2   LRPL Taylor 0* (2b)

4.2

Singh to Taylor, 1 run, on the pads yet again and this time Taylor flicks it away to deep square region yet again.

4.4

Singh to Taylor, 1 wide, fourth ball in a row, on the pads but Taylor misses it this time, making it easy for the umpire to call it a wide.

4.4

Singh to Taylor, 1 run, adjusts his line this time, on the middle and nudged it to the leg side for a single.

Delhi Daredevils 29/2   LRPL Taylor 2* (4b)

5.1

Cooper to Taylor, no run, shortish ball, hurrying on to the batsman, tries to pull it away but beats the bat and hits his pads.

5.2

Cooper to Taylor, no run, on the middle stump, pitched up and Taylor has to go forward to defend it back to the bowler.

5.3

Cooper to Taylor, no run, and another one with perfectly the right line and length and Taylor cannot do much apart from defending it back to the bowler.

5.4

Cooper to Taylor, 1 run, on the front foot to this good length ball and driven on the up to mid-on for a single

Delhi Daredevils 36/2   LRPL Taylor 3* (8b)

6.1

Chavan to Taylor, 1 run, pitched right up to the bat, but down the leg-side and Taylor flicks it away to the leg-side for a single

Delhi Daredevils 43/2   LRPL Taylor 4* (9b)

7.3

Hogg to Taylor, 1 run, outside the leg-stump and turning a little, tapped away to rotate the strike back.

7.5

Hogg to Taylor, no run, wrong 'un to Taylor now, who late cuts it but goes to the point fielder.

7.6

Hogg to Taylor, no run, flighted but on the pads, Taylor plays it gently to the leg side, stray thoughts of a single are quashed very early.

Delhi Daredevils 58/2   LRPL Taylor 5* (12b)

8.2

Singh to Taylor, 1 run, on the off stump, pitched up and Taylor drives it to long-on for a single

8.5

Singh to Taylor, no run, defended back to the bowler and no run for Taylor who has played 14 balls for six.

8.6

Singh to Taylor, 1 run, slow, outside the off stump and he tries to cut it away, mistimes it a little but still gets it to deep point for a single

Delhi Daredevils 62/2   LRPL Taylor 7* (15b)

9.1

Pankaj Singh to Taylor, 1 run, outside the off stump and Taylor cuts it away to the point fielder yet again.

9.3

Pankaj Singh to Taylor, 1 run, on the front foot and driven to long-on for a single.

Delhi Daredevils 65/2   LRPL Taylor 9* (17b)

10.1

Hogg to Taylor, 1 run, short from Hogg, Taylor sees it early, wants to pull it but does not get it off the middle. Single is the result.

10.4

Hogg to Taylor, 2 runs, misfielded and a second for Taylor. Defended on the back foot to the leg side, takes a single, the sliding stop does not come off and they are able to take two.

10.5

Hogg to Taylor, 1 run, goes on to his back foot and taps it to the leg-side for a single

Delhi Daredevils 84/2   LRPL Taylor 13* (20b)

11.1

Chavan to Taylor, 2 runs, pitched right up and driven through to the wide long-off for a couple

11.2

Chavan to Taylor, 1 run, almost walking into the shot and driving it to the leg side for a single

11.4

Chavan to Taylor, 1 run, and against Taylor, he pitches them up and is driven to long-on for a single

11.6

Chavan to Taylor, 1 run, outside the off-stump, Taylor moves to the off as well and punches it to the deep mid-wicket fielder as well for a single

Delhi Daredevils 95/2   LRPL Taylor 18* (24b)

12.1

Cooper to Taylor, no run, good length, on the up and driven to the short covers.

12.2

Cooper to Taylor, no run, pitched a little up this time and driven, yet again to the short cover.

12.3

Cooper to Taylor, no run, shorter, down the leg side and Taylor misses. He has a puzzled look why the umpire did not call that wide.

12.4

Cooper to Taylor, 2 runs, on his pads yet again and this time he has drilled it to the deep square-leg for a couple of runs.

12.5

Cooper to Taylor, no run, outside the off stump, full and he tries to dab it to third-man but misses

12.6

Cooper to Taylor, 2 runs, length ball, on his pads, flicked away to the leg side, where the deep square leg has to rush to his right to clean up.

Delhi Daredevils 99/2   LRPL Taylor 22* (30b)

13.2

Hogg to Taylor, 1 run, on the middle, Taylor comes forward, tapped away to the leg-side.

13.4

Hogg to Taylor, no run, wrong 'un and Taylor defends on the front foot, almost flat-bats it like Ravi Shastri in his heydays.

13.5

Hogg to Taylor, 1 run, flicked away to the leg side for a single

Delhi Daredevils 102/3   LRPL Taylor 24* (33b)

14.1

Pankaj Singh to Taylor, 1 run, outside the off stump, goes down the pitch, driven to the covers for a quick single. Cooper fields but does not have a shy at the stumps.

14.3

Pankaj Singh to Taylor, OUT, gone, bowled! He was playing many of these strokes, going outside the off-stump to flick it away to the leg side for a single or two, this time he failed to read the pace of the ball, missed the ball and is castled.

LRPL Taylor b Pankaj Singh 25 (55m 35b 0x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

Delhi Daredevils 104/4   LRPL Taylor 25 (35b)
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Photos

Apr 29, 2012

Delhi Daredevils celebrate the wicket of Brad Hodge, Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, Delhi, April 29, 2012

Delhi Daredevils celebrate the wicket of Brad Hodge

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Apr 29, 2012

Morne Morkel bowled a tight penultimate over, Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, Delhi, April 29, 2012

Morne Morkel bowled a tight penultimate over

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