Indian Premier League, 42nd match: Deccan Chargers v Pune Warriors at Cuttack, May 1, 2012
Deccan Chargers won by 13 runs
1 May 2012 - day/night match (20-over match)

Samuels to Dhawan, FOUR, Dhawan charges and moves towards leg to drive inside out over cover, he got a thick outside edge between slip and backward point to the third man boundary

Deccan Chargers 9/1   S Dhawan 5* (10b 1x4)   MN Samuels 1.3-0-9-1

Samuels to Dhawan, FOUR, this time he successfully goes inside out over cover, coming down the track and making good contact

Deccan Chargers 13/1   S Dhawan 9* (12b 2x4)   MN Samuels 1.5-0-13-1

Nehra to White, FOUR, Nehra slants the ball across the right-hander and gives White lots of width, the batsman moves forward and thumps the ball through cover, Nehra grimaces

Deccan Chargers 19/1   CL White 8* (5b 1x4)   A Nehra 0.2-0-5-0

Parnell to White, FOUR, That's down leg side and the batsman must have got some bat on that, the umpire's given it runs. Uthappa moved to his left and couldn't stop the boundary. That will go down as a dropped catch, it carried to the keeper. Simple chance, too

Deccan Chargers 33/2   CL White 15* (11b 2x4)   WD Parnell 2-1-7-0

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)   M Kartik 1-0-6-0

Kumar to White, FOUR, White steps out, picks up the short length early, and pulls the ball into the gap on the midwicket boundary. The 50 partnership is up, not in very good time

Deccan Chargers 73/2   CL White 40* (29b 3x4 1x6)   B Kumar 2.5-0-18-1

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)   SC Ganguly 2-0-15-0

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

Deccan Chargers 95/2   KC Sangakkara 32* (31b 3x4)   MN Samuels 2.1-0-18-1

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

Deccan Chargers 99/2   KC Sangakkara 36* (32b 4x4)   MN Samuels 2.2-0-22-1

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

Deccan Chargers 105/2   KC Sangakkara 42* (34b 5x4)   MN Samuels 2.4-0-28-1

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

Deccan Chargers 109/2   KC Sangakkara 46* (35b 6x4)   MN Samuels 2.5-0-32-1

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

Deccan Chargers 116/2   KC Sangakkara 53* (38b 7x4)   WD Parnell 2.2-1-13-0

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

Deccan Chargers 120/2   KC Sangakkara 57* (39b 8x4)   WD Parnell 2.3-1-17-0

Ganguly to White, FOUR, full ball on the pads, White clips it off his pads to the fine leg boundary

Deccan Chargers 155/2   CL White 74* (44b 4x4 4x6)   SC Ganguly 3-0-39-0

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

Deccan Chargers 159/2   KC Sangakkara 62* (46b 9x4)   A Nehra 3.1-0-20-0

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

Deccan Chargers 173/2   KC Sangakkara 76* (50b 10x4 1x6)   A Nehra 3.5-0-34-0





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