Indian Premier League, Qualifier 1: Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians at Delhi, May 21, 2013
Indian Premier League - 1st qualifying final
Chennai Super Kings won by 48 runs
21 May 2013 - night match (20-over match)

Sharma to Smith, no run, fuller on the off stump and he gets his bat and pad out and defends it back to the bowler


Sharma to Smith, FOUR, crunched, we have heard some superb sounds off the bat tonight and this is one of them, on a length and outside the off stump, cracked through extra-cover


Sharma to Smith, 1 run, on a length this time but closer to the stumps, middle stump line, tapped to the mid-on area for a single

Mumbai Indians 5/0   DR Smith 5* (3b 1x4)

Sharma to Smith, 1 run, shortens his length and pushes into the covers, gets away for a quick single

Mumbai Indians 13/1   DR Smith 6* (4b 1x4)

Morkel to Smith, 1 run, fuller on his pads and tucked away to deep mid-wicket for a single


Morkel to Smith, 1 wide, down the leg side and he was looking to pull it away, was short enough to do that too but it angles further down and does not get any bat on it, through to the keeper for a wide


Morkel to Smith, FOUR, that's fuller and it's been given a serious tap through mid-off for a four, was hit straighter too and to the right of the fielder there


Morkel to Smith, 1 leg bye, drifts on to his pads this time, fuller too and wants to flick it away, misses, hits his pads and the batsmen rush across for a leg-bye


Morkel to Smith, 1 leg bye, and again, how many of these have been pitched right up to the bat but on his pads and how many has he missed! again hits his pads and rolls over to the off side

Mumbai Indians 27/1   DR Smith 11* (8b 2x4)

Sharma to Smith, SIX, up and over and for a six, that's a rather long one that! was fuller on the middle stump and like many of the others that's been crunched over the bowler's head for a six!


Sharma to Smith, SIX, pulls it back now, a deliberate bouncer, which is a good idea actually, but Smith hooks it over fine-leg for another six! two in two and now it gets interesting...


Sharma to Smith, 1 run, pitched up but outside the off stump, thought it was not too quick either, and driven through the covers for a single, fielded well by Raina

Mumbai Indians 40/1   DR Smith 24* (11b 2x4 2x6)

Morkel to Smith, no run, shorter in length and on the off stump line, pushed to mid-off


Morkel to Smith, FOUR, finally, he's been drifting too many down on his pads and Smith's been missing 'em, this time he gets it off the middle of the bat and gets it through backward square-leg for a four


Morkel to Smith, 2 runs, continues to bowl that line and again, Smith gets it off the middle of the bat through to deep square-leg for a couple of runs, Jadeja gets the ball in quick


Morkel to Smith, FOUR, no, he's not changing his line and Smith's got the hang of it, gets it over mid-wicket, and helps himself to an easy boundary


Morkel to Smith, FOUR, spanked, back over the bowler and despite the presence of a long-on fielder, he's beaten him for a four, was a length ball, he gives himself room and smashes him!


Morkel to Smith, 2 runs, missed! that was one of the worst balls he could have bowled, full-toss and on the pads, probably a tad too high for Smith to flick it away and gets bit of a leading edge through to long-on

Mumbai Indians 56/1   DR Smith 40* (17b 5x4 2x6)

Morris to Smith, SIX, there was a long-off and a long-on in place for Smith, there was a fielder at deep mid-wicket too, but he's been doled out a quick, short one, he's pulled hard and pulled long for a six!


Morris to Smith, 2 runs, was looking to defend at it off the front foot, gets an inside edge through to the leg side for a couple of runs


Morris to Smith, no run, slows down the pace and taps to the off side, wants a single does Karthik but is sent back by Smith


Morris to Smith, SIX, length delivery, in his arc and this has been spanked over long on, way deep into the stands


Morris to Smith, 1 run, now he corrects his length and bowls full, yorker length, dug out towards long on

Mumbai Indians 72/1   DR Smith 55* (22b 5x4 4x6)

Ashwin to Smith, 1 run, tossed it up from round the stumps, driven down to long-on for a single


Ashwin to Smith, 2 runs, very full and straight, easily dug away to mid-wicket for a single, oh wait, they are coming back for the second now and get it easily too!


Ashwin to Smith, SIX, outside the off stump, probably slightly quicker but he opens his stance up and pummels it over the bowler for a six, straight enough to hit the sight-screen


Ashwin to Smith, FOUR, and he can dab them to the fence too, was fuller and for a moment one thought he was looking to reverse but plays the deft sweep through fine-leg for a four


Ashwin to Smith, no run, and now expects it to be a shorter one, goes back to cut it away, straight to the fielder

Mumbai Indians 86/1   DR Smith 68* (27b 6x4 5x6)

Jadeja to Smith, OUT, and this is gone now, Jadeja comes in and strikes! it was not as full as he would have wanted it to be, pulls back the length, was looking to tonk it over the leg side but gets an outside, thick edge that spoons up for Raina to take a straight-forward catch

DR Smith c Raina b Jadeja 68 (43m 28b 6x4 5x6) SR: 242.85

Mumbai Indians 87/2   DR Smith 68 (28b 6x4 5x6)





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