Indian Premier League, 54th match: Deccan Chargers v Chennai Super Kings at Hyderabad (Deccan), May 27, 2008
Chennai Super Kings won by 7 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
27 May 2008 - night match (20-over match)

Ntini to Gibbs, OUT, caught! The length is short and the line wide outside off stump, Gibbs slashes hard at the ball and slices it hard and flat down to third man where Balaji takes a few steps forward from the boudnary and holds on to the catch

HH Gibbs c Balaji b Ntini 8 (10b 2x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

Deccan Chargers 11/1   AC Gilchrist 2* (4b)   M Ntini 1.2-0-5-1

Gony to Gilchrist, OUT, he's gone this time! Gilchrist tries to loft a good length ball down the ground but gets an outside edge that swirls high in the air towards third man, the under-19 player Abhinav Mukund initially mis-judges it but in the end he dives forward to take a sharp low catch, Deccan in serious trouble now

AC Gilchrist c Mukund b Gony 5 (8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 62.50

Deccan Chargers 15/2   SB Styris 1* (3b)   MS Gony 1.3-0-7-1

Muralitharan to Styris, OUT, bowled him! Styris takes a step down the track and tries to loft Murali with the turn over the leg side, he misses and Murali hits middle stump

SB Styris b Muralitharan 20 (20b 3x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Deccan Chargers 57/3   Y Venugopal Rao 16* (23b 1x4)   M Muralitharan 1.1-0-7-1

Morkel to Ravi Teja, OUT, caught! Teja backs away to a short ball, it hurries on to Teja who top-edges the pull high in the air towards midwicket where Mukund holds his second catch, he judged it superbly

DB Ravi Teja c Mukund b Morkel 40 (28b 4x4 1x6) SR: 142.85

Deccan Chargers 133/4   Y Venugopal Rao 45* (45b 3x4 1x6)   JA Morkel 3.3-0-30-1

Morkel to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, OUT, Rao's run out! It's the slower ball and Rao pulls towards deep backward square leg, the first run is easy but Rao wants to come back for the second, Gony fields and fires the throw on the bounce to Parthiv who breaks the stumps with his bat exactly on the line

Y Venugopal Rao run out 46 (46b 3x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

Deccan Chargers 134/5   Shahid Afridi 0* (0b)   JA Morkel 3.4-0-31-1

Morkel to Yadav, OUT, bowled him! Morkel greets Arjun Yadav with the yorker homing into leg stump, Yadav stays in his crease and tries to hit across the line, he misses and leg stump takes a battering

AS Yadav b Morkel 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Deccan Chargers 134/6   Shahid Afridi 0* (0b)   JA Morkel 3.5-0-31-2

Balaji to Shahid Afridi, OUT, caught! Balaji gives Afridi a nice full toss and thigh height, Afridi comes down the track and swings hard at the ball, he connects with the bottom off his bat and lofts the ball straight to Raina at long-off, that was a loose ball and Afridi failed to cash in

Shahid Afridi c Raina b Balaji 1 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Deccan Chargers 146/7   RP Singh 10* (3b 1x4 1x6)   L Balaji 3.4-0-33-1

Balaji to Singh, OUT, Morkel's taken a catch that scraped the sky before coming down, RP backed away to the leg side, Balaji bowled a slower ball which followed him, RP swung hard and lofted the ball miles in the air, Morkel ran in from the boundary towards midwicket, settled under the steepler and fell to his left as he completed the catch

RP Singh c Morkel b Balaji 10 (4b 1x4 1x6) SR: 250.00

Deccan Chargers 147/8   PP Ojha 1* (1b)   L Balaji 4-0-34-2





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