Indian Premier League, 49th match: Mumbai Indians v Chennai Super Kings at Mumbai, May 6, 2012
Mumbai Indians won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
6 May 2012 - day/night match (20-over match)

Peterson to Vijay, FOUR, tossed up outside off stump, there's width for the right-hander and Vijay leans forward and caresses the drive through cover, a fluent start


Peterson to Vijay, no run, once again Vijay moves forward to drive a flighted ball, this time he plays it to cover


Peterson to Vijay, no run, flight once again outside off, defended on the front foot


Peterson to Vijay, 2 runs, whoops, Vijay came down the track and hoicked, trying to hit towards long-on, he got an inside edge that went along the ground to deep midwicket


Peterson to Vijay, no run, played off the front foot to square leg


Peterson to Vijay, 1 run, good length on a wicket to wicket line, nudged from the crease towards square leg

Chennai Super Kings 7/0   M Vijay 7* (6b 1x4)

Singh to Vijay, FOUR, flashy, flashy. Vijay tries to cut a good length ball that is too close to off stump, his footwork was stationary as well, the inside edge rockets past the stumps and beats the keeper diving to his left


Singh to Vijay, no run, how did that not crash into the stumps? RP pitched the ball on a good length after slanting it across the right-hander from over the wicket, Vijay tried to defend from the crease but the ball jagged back into him and cut him in half, it passed over middle stump


Singh to Vijay, no run, Vijay comes forward and defends with bat close to pad


Singh to Vijay, 1 run, width offered outside off by the line going across the right-hander, Vijay sits in his crease and uses the room to cut towards third man

Chennai Super Kings 12/0   M Vijay 12* (10b 2x4)

Patel to Vijay, no run, good length outside off, played off the front foot to point, where Rohit fields and hits the stumps direct at the bowler's end


Patel to Vijay, 1 run, that's not that short at all but Vijay stays in his crease and swings the ball flat over midwicket, there's a fielder in the deep though


Patel to Vijay, no run, defended on the off side

Chennai Super Kings 18/0   M Vijay 13* (13b 2x4)

Malinga to Vijay, no run, Vijay stays in his crease and steers a good length ball from off stump towards point


Malinga to Vijay, 1 run, played towards midwicket from the crease

Chennai Super Kings 21/0   M Vijay 14* (15b 2x4)

Patel to Vijay, 1 wide, that's quicker and much shorter, Vijay tries to hook the bouncer and misses, it was a touch down leg side


Patel to Vijay, SIX, that's short and it sits up for Vijay, who swivels and pulls off the front foot, hitting it flat over the leaping Franklin on the boundary


Patel to Vijay, FOUR, short of a length again and this time Vijay clubs the ball off the front foot over the bowler's head, Tendulkar chases but isn't quick enough


Patel to Vijay, SIX, he's laying into Munaf alright, this time the length ball disappears over deep midwicket after Vijay came on to the front foot and swung cleanly through the line


Patel to Vijay, SIX, the biggest of the lot, Vijay comes out of his crease and swings hard, smashing another length delivery far over the long-on boundary. That bounced off the first tier


Patel to Vijay, no run, Munaf delivers a slower ball outside off stump, Vijay had backed away to make room and hit through the off side, he was beaten

Chennai Super Kings 46/0   M Vijay 36* (20b 3x4 3x6)

Malinga to Vijay, OUT, Faf has been run out, Vijay's done him in. The ball was on a good length and straight, Vijay pushed it towards mid-on and called for the single and ran. Faf responded quickly and set off, and then Vijay stopped and went back. Faf had no hope unless the throw from mid-on missed, it did not. RP Singh was the fielder

F du Plessis run out 9 (26m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 81.81


Malinga to Vijay, FOUR, Vijay moves forward and steers a length ball with superb timing to the wide third man boundary


Malinga to Vijay, no run, played off the back foot to point


Malinga to Vijay, no run, Vijay gets hit on the glove by a short of a length ball, it drops by his feet and he begins to run, he gets sent back


Malinga to Vijay, 1 run, this time he pushes towards mid-on and sprints, this time he does not stop and makes it

Chennai Super Kings 52/1   M Vijay 41* (25b 4x4 3x6)

Singh to Vijay, no run, Vijay tries to play the ball on the leg side but makes poor contact


Singh to Vijay, no run, that ball lifts sharply from just short of a length, Vijay sways away from the line of the ball


Singh to Vijay, no run, fuller length just outside off, pushed off the front foot towards point, three dots in a row. That's six runs off nine balls after the 24-run over from Munaf.


Singh to Vijay, OUT, and now he's bowled Vijay! Terrific over from RP, this ball angled across the right-hander and pitched on a good length, Vijay came forward and aimed to heave the ball over midwicket, swinging across the line. The ball nipped back in and sped through the large gap between bat and pad and hit off stump

M Vijay b Singh 41 (34m 29b 4x4 3x6) SR: 141.37

Chennai Super Kings 52/2   M Vijay 41 (29b 4x4 3x6)





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