Indian Premier League - 42nd match

Deccan Chargers v Pune Warriors

Deccan Chargers won by 13 runs

4.5

Kumar to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara moves across his stumps and glances the ball off his pads to short fine leg

Deccan Chargers 24/2   KC Sangakkara 1* (1b)

5.1

Parnell to Sangakkara, no run, good length on off stump, Sangakkara presses forward and punches to mid-off, that's Parnell's seventh dot ball

5.2

Parnell to Sangakkara, no run, now it's eight dots, Sangakkara tries to cut but is beaten by a good length ball outside off

5.3

Parnell to Sangakkara, 2 runs, first runs off Parnell today, Sangakkara steers the length ball from outside off towards wide third man

5.4

Parnell to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara missed out there, the length was short, the line outside off, he cut the ball firmly but did not beat point

5.5

Parnell to Sangakkara, 1 run, short of a length angling into the left-hander, Sangakkara works the ball off his body towards midwicket

Deccan Chargers 29/2   KC Sangakkara 4* (6b)

6.1

Kumar to Sangakkara, no run, played off the pads on the leg side

6.2

Kumar to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara came forward and dropped the ball close on the off side

6.4

Kumar to Sangakkara, no run, fuller ball angling across the left hander, Sangakkara pokes outside off and gets an inside edge into the ground towards the keeper, that kept a bit low

6.5

Kumar to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara takes two steps forward and pulls a short of a length ball through midwicket

Deccan Chargers 36/2   KC Sangakkara 6* (10b)

7.1

Kartik to Sangakkara, no run, wicket to wicket line, Sangakkara stays back and defends

7.2

Kartik to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara steps out and plays back to the bowler, Kartik dives to his left and parries the ball towards midwicket

7.3

Kartik to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sanga steps out again and pushes towards long-off

7.5

Kartik to Sangakkara, no run, Clarke makes his first real play of the game, moving to his left at midwicket and intercepting a Sanga slog sweep

7.6

Kartik to Sangakkara, FOUR, short ball and Sanga hits it to the fine leg boundary by swiveling and pulling

Deccan Chargers 42/2   KC Sangakkara 11* (15b 1x4)

8.2

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 leg bye, Sangakkara walks across his stumps and mis-times the glance close behind square, Uthappa has to field

8.4

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 run, short ball once again, skidding through, Sangakkara mis-times the pull behind square

8.6

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 leg bye, Sangakkara moves forward and across to work the ball off his pads

Deccan Chargers 48/2   KC Sangakkara 12* (18b 1x4)

9.1

Kartik to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara steps out, Kartik shortens his length and Sanga can only work the ball in front of square

9.5

Kartik to Sangakkara, 1 run, played towards fine leg for a single

Deccan Chargers 57/2   KC Sangakkara 14* (20b 1x4)

10.2

Ganguly to Sangakkara, 1 run, good length on middle and off, Sangakkara punches towards long-off

10.5

Ganguly to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sanga works the ball off his pads, Ganguly is giving the batsmen no room at all

Deccan Chargers 62/2   KC Sangakkara 16* (22b 1x4)

11.4

Kumar to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sanga charges and slogs, inside-edging a short of a length ball from outside off stump on to his leg

Deccan Chargers 69/2   KC Sangakkara 17* (23b 1x4)

12.1

Ganguly to Sangakkara, 1 run, length ball on off stump, Sanga leans forward and drives past the bowler towards long-off

12.3

Ganguly to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Sangakkara drives firmly towards long-on where Steven Smith sprints and dives to his right to cut off the boundary, he throws the ball while sliding to the fielder running from long-off, Manish Pandey, who throws it back to the bowler

12.4

Ganguly to Sangakkara, 1 run, slogged towards long off for a single

12.6

Ganguly to Sangakkara, FOUR, there was width outside off stump and Sangakkara has used it well, waiting late before cutting past the keeper and fine of the fielder at short third man

Deccan Chargers 85/2   KC Sangakkara 25* (27b 2x4)

13.2

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara steps out of his crease and drives a length ball on the up through extra cover

13.4

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 run, width outside off stump, hittable length too, but Sangakkara mis-times the drive on this sluggish pitch

13.6

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 run, in the blockhole, Sangakkara digs it out through cover

Deccan Chargers 91/2   KC Sangakkara 28* (30b 2x4)

14.1

Samuels to Sangakkara, FOUR, precise placement and adequate timing, Sangakkara made room by moving outside leg stump and lofted the full ball over extra cover

14.2

Samuels to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sanga backed away towards leg again to cut but got a thick outside edge to the third man boundary

14.3

Samuels to Sangakkara, 2 runs, makes room again but Samuels follows him, worked off the pads through midwicket, Deccan go past 100 and look set for a very decent total

14.4

Samuels to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sangakkara gets down low and lofts the ball hard and flat over Samuels' head, the bowler got a finger on it, the fielder at long-off sprinted and dived full length but could not prevent the boundary

14.5

Samuels to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sangakkara's steaming along now, he gets down on one knee and slog sweeps the ball over short fine leg

14.6

Samuels to Sangakkara, 1 run, the quicker ball outside off stump, Sangakkara tries to drive but gets an inside edge past off stump

Deccan Chargers 110/2   KC Sangakkara 47* (36b 6x4)

15.1

Parnell to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Sanga comes out and taps the good length ball through square leg, the ball is hit gently enough to allow the batsman to run the second before Samuels can get to it

15.2

Parnell to Sangakkara, FOUR, shot! Sanga steps out of his crease, and then chips the ball over the fielder at short fine leg, he adjusted well to the length of the ball, that's his fifty

15.3

Parnell to Sangakkara, FOUR, phew, length ball outside off stump, Sangakkara strides forward and drives the ball with power through cover and into the gap on the boundary

15.4

Parnell to Sangakkara, no run, backs away towards the leg side and mis-times the pull to midwicket

15.5

Parnell to Sangakkara, 1 run, backs away once again and swats the short of a length ball towards midwicket where Kartik runs to his left and dives to field

Deccan Chargers 121/2   KC Sangakkara 58* (41b 8x4)

16.2

Kumar to Sangakkara, 4 leg byes, what's happened there? Sanga moved outside the off stump to try and chip the ball over short fine leg, he missed but the full toss hit his pad and shot between Uthappa's legs to the boundary

16.3

Kumar to Sangakkara, 1 bye, now he tries to reverse paddle but gets beaten, the slower ball bounces over off stump and hits Uthappa's pads. Sanga tried to hit that with the back of his bat

16.5

Kumar to Sangakkara, 1 leg bye, Sanga tries to pull too hard and gets hit on the thigh by a slower ball at 107 kph

Deccan Chargers 130/2   KC Sangakkara 58* (44b 8x4)

17.1

Ganguly to Sangakkara, 1 bye, Sangakkara moves a long way outside of to try and scoop over short fine leg, the slow loopy full toss beats him and goes off the pads again

Deccan Chargers 131/2   KC Sangakkara 58* (45b 8x4)

18.1

Nehra to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sanga stays in his crease to a slower ball on a length and swats it through midwicket to add to the glut of boundaries

18.2

Nehra to Sangakkara, 2 runs, a full toss and Sanga hits it hard past the bowler, Smith runs to his right from long-on to field

18.3

Nehra to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Sanga makes room and hits the ball flat over cover, Samuels runs to his left from sweeper and dives, he taps the ball into play but his feet are close to the line as he taps the ball again to keep it from going over the boundary

18.4

Nehra to Sangakkara, SIX, Sanga steps out and towards the off side to pick up a full toss off his pads and flick it over the backward square leg boundary

18.5

Nehra to Sangakkara, FOUR, long-on has no chance! Sanga steps out of his crease and drills a length ball past the bowler, along the ground with impeccable timing

18.6

Nehra to Sangakkara, (no ball) SIX, that's over the backward square leg boundary, and it's a no-ball for height. Nehra delivered a full toss and Sanga pulled it from around leg stump

18.6

Nehra to Sangakkara, OUT, bowled him, Sanga goes after a terrific innings. Nehra bowled it in the blockhole just outside off, Sanga got down low to squeeze the ball out on the off side but got an edge on to his stumps. He was slow to start with but Sanga accelerated superbly

KC Sangakkara b Nehra 82 (74m 52b 10x4 2x6) SR: 157.69

Deccan Chargers 180/3   KC Sangakkara 82 (52b 10x4 2x6)
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May 1, 2012

Michael Clarke scored 41 in his debut game in IPL, Deccan Chargers v Pune Warriors, IPL, Cuttack, May 1, 2012

Michael Clarke scored 41 in his debut game in IPL

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May 1, 2012

Deccan Chargers celebrated their second win against Pune Warriors, Deccan Chargers v Pune Warriors, IPL, Cuttack, May 1, 2012

Deccan Chargers celebrated their second win against Pune Warriors

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