Indian Premier League, Eliminator: Rajasthan Royals v Sunrisers Hyderabad at Delhi, May 22, 2013
Rajasthan Royals won by 4 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
22 May 2013 - night match (20-over match)
0.2

Malik to Dhawan, no run, gets his line slightly straighter this time, fuller in length too and Dhawan gets his bat and pad out and taps it to the cover fielder

0.3

Malik to Dhawan, no run, on a good length and middle stump line from over the wicket, he gets his front foot out and defends it to the off side

0.4

Malik to Dhawan, 1 run, oww, an outside edge this time that's in the air and then rolls over to the third-man region for a single

Sunrisers Hyderabad 2/0   S Dhawan 1* (3b)
1.6

Faulkner to Dhawan, no run, pulls his length back and it's outside the off stump, lets it go through to the keeper, ends a good over there

Sunrisers Hyderabad 3/1   S Dhawan 1* (4b)
3.3

Faulkner to Dhawan, no run, fuller on the middle stump and he's skipped out and pushed it to mid-on

3.4

Faulkner to Dhawan, no run, slows the pace down this time, outside the off stump and on a length, defended to the off side

3.5

Faulkner to Dhawan, FOUR, another slower one and that's an excellent shot, he merely pushed at it and beats the mid-off fielder to his right with an ease

3.6

Faulkner to Dhawan, 1 run, short of length on the middle stump and tucked away to fine-leg for a single

Sunrisers Hyderabad 12/2   S Dhawan 6* (8b 1x4)
4.1

Malik to Dhawan, FOUR, now that's the shot we have been waiting for, he loves playing it too, takes a couple of steps down the pitch and then opens the face of the bat and taps it through extra-cover for a four

4.2

Malik to Dhawan, no run, straighter now and short of length, the batsman can only push it back to the bowler

4.3

Malik to Dhawan, 1 run, and again, takes those couple of steps down the track, and this is not full enough, just pushes it down to mid-off for a single

Sunrisers Hyderabad 17/2   S Dhawan 11* (11b 2x4)
5.1

Watson to Dhawan, no run, on the middle stump and on length too, angling slightly away from him and defended back to the bowler

5.2

Watson to Dhawan, no run, keeps it very close to the stumps here, on the off stump too and defended to the off side, was looking to play it down to third-man, gets it squarer

5.3

Watson to Dhawan, no run, length ball yet again, can only tap it through to the covers

5.4

Watson to Dhawan, 1 run, length ball on the off stump and this time his push into the covers has resulted in a single for the batsman, it's been a grind so far

Sunrisers Hyderabad 22/2   S Dhawan 12* (15b 2x4)
6.3

Trivedi to Dhawan, no run, swing back into the batsman, it was on the middle stump and on to his pads, taps it mid-on

6.4

Trivedi to Dhawan, 1 run, he's definitely getting some sort of movement back into the batsman, just a hint though, on the middle stump line and flicked away to the leg side

6.6

Trivedi to Dhawan, 1 run, and again, the tip and run bit, this is 'tipped' slightly harder and it goes to the off side fielder, but they still manage to get a single

Sunrisers Hyderabad 31/2   S Dhawan 14* (18b 2x4)
7.1

Watson to Dhawan, 1 run, inside edge but from Watson's point of view, it does not roll on to the stumps but is off to the on-side for a single, was a length ball and he was looking to defend at it

7.5

Watson to Dhawan, no run, seams back into the batsman again, he was looking to defend at it and it gets an inside edge to the leg side

7.6

Watson to Dhawan, 1 run, a quick shimmy down the track and pushed into the covers for a quick single, helped no doubt by the fact that he had already taken those few steps down the pitch

Sunrisers Hyderabad 38/2   S Dhawan 16* (21b 2x4)
8.1

Trivedi to Dhawan, 1 run, doesn't he love doing that, over and over again, he skips a couple of steps down the pitch despite the keeper being up to the stumps, chips it and almost gets to long-on, on a bounce

8.5

Trivedi to Dhawan, 1 run, shorter in length and he was looking to give himself some room, cramped by the movement back and can only push it to the covers

Sunrisers Hyderabad 41/2   S Dhawan 18* (23b 2x4)
9.3

Cooper to Dhawan, 1 run, fuller outside the off stump and he drives it through to long-on for a single

Sunrisers Hyderabad 44/2   S Dhawan 19* (24b 2x4)
10.1

Trivedi to Dhawan, no run, wide outside the off stump with the keeper up to the bat, Dhawan was trying to slog it over the leg side, misses

10.2

Trivedi to Dhawan, no run, short of length and outside the off stump, tries to drive it through the off side, gets it straight to point

10.3

Trivedi to Dhawan, 1 run, shortens the length and he goes down the track, chips it to long-off fielder, goes to him on a couple of bounces

Sunrisers Hyderabad 49/2   S Dhawan 20* (27b 2x4)
11.6

Binny to Dhawan, 1 run, fuller on the off stump, not too much swing on that one and it's punched down to long-off for a single

Sunrisers Hyderabad 57/3   S Dhawan 21* (28b 2x4)
12.1

Trivedi to Dhawan, 1 run, shorter in length and bit more bounce than he thought, adjusts well and tucked to the leg side for a single

12.4

Trivedi to Dhawan, 2 runs, outside the off stump and punched that length ball and through the covers, bit of a fumble from Hodge at the sweeper fence

12.5

Trivedi to Dhawan, no run, short of length and tapped to the off side, straight to the fielder

12.6

Trivedi to Dhawan, 1 run, gets it fuller this time, pushed it to long-off for a single

Sunrisers Hyderabad 62/3   S Dhawan 25* (32b 2x4)
13.1

Cooper to Dhawan, 1 run, goes down the track, wants to hit it inside out and Cooper spots that one, slows the pace down and he checks his shot through to wide long-off for a single

13.4

Cooper to Dhawan, 1 run, and another one slowed down when he saw him come down the track, gets some bat on it and loops it up to the off side, single alone

13.6

Cooper to Dhawan, no run, and again, he slows it down for Dhawan, it was fuller and despite all his machinations to move around in his crease, all he can do is to drive it back to the bowler

Sunrisers Hyderabad 67/3   S Dhawan 27* (35b 2x4)
14.6

Watson to Dhawan, 1 run, full-toss outside the off stump and he gets some bat on it to extra-cover, Dravid fields well but for the second time tonight he misses a direct-hit

Sunrisers Hyderabad 77/3   S Dhawan 28* (36b 2x4)
15.1

Faulkner to Dhawan, 1 run, fuller, quicker and enough room to flay it through the covers, finds the middle of the bat but does not find the middle of the gap, straight to the sweeper

15.3

Faulkner to Dhawan, FOUR, now he gets something for himself, he was struggling to hit it straight, this time he gets himself into a position to scoop it over short fine-leg, gets a slower ball, hits it over the fielder for a four

15.4

Faulkner to Dhawan, OUT, and now he's get out to Faulkner! caught at short fine-leg! he was looking to play that same stroke, scoop over short fine-leg but this time he's hit it off the middle and straight to the fielder, gone to the same bowler he has had many a conversations with tonight

S Dhawan c Trivedi b Faulkner 33 (72m 39b 3x4 0x6) SR: 84.61

Sunrisers Hyderabad 83/4   S Dhawan 33 (39b 3x4)
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