Indian Premier League - 50th match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Deccan Chargers

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

0.2

Khan to Dhawan, FOUR, on the pads and tucked away square on the leg side

0.3

Khan to Dhawan, no run, gets forward and creams a length ball but straight to cover this time

0.4

Khan to Dhawan, 1 wide, carries down the leg side with the angle from over the stumps

0.4

Khan to Dhawan, FOUR, an inside edge now, Zaheer gets it to comes back in from back of a length, Dhawan goes pushing at the original line, and the inside edge races fine down leg

0.5

Khan to Dhawan, 1 run, worked off the pad to fine leg

Deccan Chargers 11/0   S Dhawan 9* (4b 2x4)

1.1

Mithun to Dhawan, FOUR, shot! too full, on the pads, and Dhawan clips it elegantly through midwicket, that raced away

1.2

Mithun to Dhawan, 1 run, thick edge now as Mithun gets it to angle across him from a length, Dhawan pushes at it, and gets it behind point

Deccan Chargers 16/0   S Dhawan 14* (6b 3x4)

2.5

Khan to Dhawan, no run, stays in the crease and steers a length ball but cannot beat backward point

2.6

Khan to Dhawan, 1 run, manages to push one angled into him towards cover and they take the single

Deccan Chargers 24/0   S Dhawan 15* (8b 3x4)

3.1

Mithun to Dhawan, no run, almost carried to cover, Dhawan driving a pitched up ball hard, did not get it quite off the middle, just fell short of kohli

3.2

Mithun to Dhawan, 1 run, forces it towards extra cover for one

3.4

Mithun to Dhawan, FOUR, Dhawan gets some width, makes some room as well, and carves this one over point

3.5

Mithun to Dhawan, 1 run, tries to clobber a length ball through covers, but mistimes it completely, Kohli charges in from cover and lets rip with the throw, direct hit would have been close at the non-striker's

Deccan Chargers 31/0   S Dhawan 21* (12b 4x4)

4.1

Khan to Dhawan, 1 run, gets on top of the short ball and hooks it through square leg even as he weaves away

4.6

Khan to Dhawan, no run, he has been timing some drives pretty well, this one is hit straight to extra cover

Deccan Chargers 39/0   S Dhawan 22* (14b 4x4)

5.3

Parameswaran to Dhawan, no run, tries to drive a length ball on the up, mistimes it to mid off

5.4

Parameswaran to Dhawan, FOUR, this time he goes leg side and it works, picks up a length ball angled into him and lifts it in front of square leg, well wide of deep square

5.5

Parameswaran to Dhawan, 1 run, shortish, pulled away to deep square leg

Deccan Chargers 45/0   S Dhawan 27* (17b 5x4)

6.5

Muralitharan to Dhawan, 1 run, turns away sharply from around off, cut to deep point

Deccan Chargers 48/0   S Dhawan 28* (18b 5x4)

7.1

Dilshan to Dhawan, 1 run, reaches forward to drive a tossed up full delivery to long off

Deccan Chargers 49/0   S Dhawan 29* (19b 5x4)

8.1

Muralitharan to Dhawan, 1 run, turns a full delivery off leg to deep square

8.4

Muralitharan to Dhawan, 1 run, drives a flighted ball to long off

Deccan Chargers 68/0   S Dhawan 31* (21b 5x4)

9.2

Syed Mohammad to Dhawan, 2 runs, angled across and ending on off, Dhawan bends his knees to cut it through point, and comes back just in time for the second

9.3

Syed Mohammad to Dhawan, 1 run, charges down the track, the angle takes it away from him, and he ends up mistiming it to long off

9.5

Syed Mohammad to Dhawan, no run, tries the reverse sweep with the angle going across him, misses

9.6

Syed Mohammad to Dhawan, no run, he gets away with another dot ball, Dhawan slams it straight to extra cover

Deccan Chargers 74/0   S Dhawan 34* (25b 5x4)

10.2

Muralitharan to Dhawan, no run, down the track, but gets too close to the line and pitch of the ball and pushes it to the bowler

10.3

Muralitharan to Dhawan, 1 run, pushed down to long off for a single

10.6

Muralitharan to Dhawan, no run, cannot get the great man away, comes down the pitch but can only push it back to Murali

Deccan Chargers 77/0   S Dhawan 35* (28b 5x4)

11.3

Syed Mohammad to Dhawan, 1 run, connects with the reverse sweep now, mishits it to short third man

11.5

Syed Mohammad to Dhawan, OUT, gone! big mix-up, Harris was halfway up the pitch before he finally decided to turn back, and in the end, had no chance as Virat fired it to the bowler, Dhawan had pushed towards cover and taken a few steps out, Harris had come rushing, but Virat swooped in on the ball, and Harris was out comfortably

DJ Harris run out 47 (50m 41b 2x4 4x6) SR: 114.63

11.6

Syed Mohammad to Dhawan, 1 run, down to long on for one

Deccan Chargers 87/1   S Dhawan 37* (31b 5x4)

12.1

Gayle to Dhawan, no run, starts off with a flighted one in the blockhole, squeezed out to point

12.2

Gayle to Dhawan, no run, straight to Virat at extra cover

12.3

Gayle to Dhawan, 1 run, hits a low full toss down to long on

12.6

Gayle to Dhawan, FOUR, for once, Dhawan succeeds with the reverse sweep, this one was just a dab, and he manages to guide the full delivery to the third man rope

Deccan Chargers 93/1   S Dhawan 42* (35b 6x4)

13.2

Syed Mohammad to Dhawan, 1 run, swings a flat delivery over square leg, on the bounce to deep square

Deccan Chargers 95/1   S Dhawan 43* (36b 6x4)

14.1

Parameswaran to Dhawan, no run, misses as he looks to pull a short of a length ball, misses, the ball almost grazed off stump

14.2

Parameswaran to Dhawan, FOUR, width, and Dhawan times the shot as he guides the short of a length ball behind point, too quick for third man

14.3

Parameswaran to Dhawan, FOUR, back of a length again, and Dhawan gets to his fifty with a charge down the pitch and a swing through midwicket, wide of the man in the deep

14.4

Parameswaran to Dhawan, 1 run, worked straight to Zaheer at short fine, who makes a mess of the stop, they are happy with one

Deccan Chargers 114/1   S Dhawan 52* (40b 8x4)

15.4

Muralitharan to Dhawan, FOUR, shot! Dhawan goes over extra cover, hitting the tossed up ball with the turn, and picks up another four

15.5

Muralitharan to Dhawan, 1 run, ending on middle from a length, pushed towards extra cover

Deccan Chargers 125/1   S Dhawan 57* (42b 9x4)

16.3

Mithun to Dhawan, 1 run

Deccan Chargers 128/1   S Dhawan 58* (43b 9x4)

17.1

Parameswaran to Dhawan, FOUR, Dhawan now, shuffles a long way across and drags it from the stumps wide of short fine leg

17.2

Parameswaran to Dhawan, 2 runs, pulled wide of long on and White comes back for the second

17.3

Parameswaran to Dhawan, SIX, that was off the middle of the bat, he struggles towards the end at times, but today, he is not, the shuffle works again, ends up outside off, and swings a length ball over short fine leg, into the RCB dugout

17.4

Parameswaran to Dhawan, no run, beaten by the bounce as he tries to drive on the up

17.5

Parameswaran to Dhawan, 1 run, width given from back of a length, he cannot time it past extra cover

Deccan Chargers 155/1   S Dhawan 71* (48b 10x4 1x6)

18.3

Khan to Dhawan, 1 run, Zaheer gets away again, Dhawan charges out to a length ball and drills it off the middle of the bat, extra cover manages to stop it

18.6

Khan to Dhawan, no run, dropped, Zaheer was in the way of a crunching stroke from Dhawan, got both hands as the rocket came at him, but it popped out

Deccan Chargers 167/1   S Dhawan 72* (50b 10x4 1x6)

19.2

Parameswaran to Dhawan, 1 run, moves across and outside off to pull, bit of a bottom edge goes to deep square

19.5

Parameswaran to Dhawan, 1 bye, cannot connect, too much bounce as he attempts to swing it down the ground, they go for the bye, and make it

Deccan Chargers 175/2   S Dhawan 73* (52b 10x4 1x6)
Tournament Results
KKR v Super Kings at Chennai - May 27, 2012
KKR won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Daredevils v Super Kings at Chennai - May 25, 2012
Super Kings won by 86 runs
Super Kings v Mum Indians at Bangalore - May 23, 2012
Super Kings won by 38 runs
Daredevils v KKR at Pune - May 22, 2012
KKR won by 18 runs
Royals v Mum Indians at Jaipur - May 20, 2012
Mum Indians won by 10 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
Chargers v RCB at Hyderabad (Deccan) - May 20, 2012
Chargers won by 9 runs
More results »

Photos

May 6, 2012

AB de Villiers' stunning cameo won the game for Royal Challengers Bangalore, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Deccan Chargers, IPL 2012, May 6, 2012

AB de Villiers' stunning cameo won the game for Royal Challengers Bangalore

© Associated Press

May 6, 2012

Tillakaratne Dilshan is bowled, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Deccan Chargers, IPL 2012, May 6, 2012

Tillakaratne Dilshan is bowled

© AFP

All photos for this match