Indian Premier League - 1st match

Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians won by 19 runs

0.2

Gony to Tendulkar, no run, he asks questions by getting it to dart back and clip Tendulkar's pads and lob to the keeper, there's an appeal

0.3

Gony to Tendulkar, no run, good bounce and carry, there;s inward movement as well and Tendulkar watchfully lets it go

0.4

Gony to Tendulkar, 1 run, he;s off the mark with a gently forward push wide of mid-off, a little too full by Gony

Mumbai Indians 2/0   SR Tendulkar 1* (3b)

1.2

Thushara to Tendulkar, no run, fuller in length and he clips it hard down to square leg

1.3

Thushara to Tendulkar, 1 run, goes for a wild slash outside off and the ball rockets off the outside edge and nearly beats Oram at third man who does well to cut it off

1.6

Thushara to Tendulkar, no run, he has Tendulkar flashing at a wide one outside off, impatience creeping in

Mumbai Indians 10/0   SR Tendulkar 2* (6b)

2.2

Gony to Tendulkar, FOUR, too short and asking to be hit, Tendulkar has the time to rock back and cart it over extra cover

2.3

Gony to Tendulkar, no run, tries to cart another shortish delivery but plays with soft hands, the ball rolls to second slip

2.4

Gony to Tendulkar, 1 run, brillisnt stuff by Oram at mid-on, Tendulkar drives on the up and the ball's in the air for a while, Oram flings himself to his left and palms it off

Mumbai Indians 16/0   SR Tendulkar 7* (9b 1x4)

3.1

Thushara to Tendulkar, 1 run, tucks him up for room and he taps it softly in front of gully and sets off

3.5

Thushara to Tendulkar, no run, loose shot as he makes room to carve it over cover, no contact with the bat there

3.6

Thushara to Tendulkar, 1 run, gets forward and tries to squirt it past the packed off side field but Raina's alert, he slides and cuts it off

Mumbai Indians 27/0   SR Tendulkar 9* (12b 1x4)

4.1

Flintoff to Tendulkar, 1 run, gets a really long way across his stumps and clips it to fine leg

4.5

Flintoff to Tendulkar, no run, Was that a Drop?, he tries to work it to the on side but the ball rises sharply and there appeared to be two sounds before reaching Hayden at slip who drops a sitter, the question is if Tendulkar got an inside edge onto his pads

4.6

Flintoff to Tendulkar, 2 runs, short outside off and he carves it over point for a couple

Mumbai Indians 35/0   SR Tendulkar 12* (15b 1x4)

6.3

Oram to Tendulkar, 1 run, hops at the crease and clips it in front of square leg

6.5

Oram to Tendulkar, 1 run

Mumbai Indians 44/1   SR Tendulkar 14* (17b 1x4)

7.3

Joginder Sharma to Tendulkar, 1 run, stops on him but he gets bat down on time and pushes it to the off side

7.5

Joginder Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, shapes to pull but he plays too early and thumps it to midwicket

7.6

Joginder Sharma to Tendulkar, no run, leaves the right hander and he fails to make contact with the ball

Mumbai Indians 48/1   SR Tendulkar 15* (20b 1x4)

8.2

Oram to Tendulkar, no run, tries to paddle it from outside off but the ball clips him low on the pad and rollsa away

8.3

Oram to Tendulkar, FOUR, that's a Tendulkar special! He knows fine leg is up close as he gets on his knee and paddles it well clear of the fielder, he attempted that off the previous ball too

8.4

Oram to Tendulkar, 1 run, steps down and tries to thwack it wide of mid-off but mistimes th shot

Mumbai Indians 54/1   SR Tendulkar 20* (23b 2x4)

9.2

Joginder Sharma to Tendulkar, 1 run, moves across his stumps and squirts the ball to the off side for a single

Mumbai Indians 57/1   SR Tendulkar 21* (24b 2x4)

10.3

Oram to Tendulkar, no run, tries to crash that past mid-off but the ball shoots through much quicker and beats the edge

10.4

Oram to Tendulkar, no run, tries to cheekily scoop it over the slips region but the extra bounce catches him by surprise

10.5

Oram to Tendulkar, FOUR, he gets it right this time, same as the previous ball, he waits for it to come onto him before scooping it over the vacant slip region, bends his knee slightly, that's masterclass

10.6

Oram to Tendulkar, FOUR, back to back fours, he bowls it fuller outside and he gets forward and bashes it over the covers

Mumbai Indians 73/1   SR Tendulkar 29* (28b 4x4)

11.3

Gony to Tendulkar, 3 runs, another Sachin special, he moves across his stumps to a full ball and nonchalantly clips it away wide of square leg, Flintoff does really well to try and pull it back and the third umpire takes a look, the doubt is whether he released the ball before his thigh touched the rope, apparently he has pulled it back, excellent commitment

11.5

Gony to Tendulkar, 1 run, Appeal! The ball comes back in and clips his thigh pad before rolling away to point, Gony reckoned that was hitting the stumps, no Sir it wasn't

Mumbai Indians 83/2   SR Tendulkar 33* (30b 4x4)

12.2

Joginder Sharma to Tendulkar, 1 run, pushes hard at a full delivery but the ball stops on him and he doesn't time it as well, he still manages to beat the bowler

12.5

Joginder Sharma to Tendulkar, 1 run, full on the stumps and he clips a low full toss to square leg

Mumbai Indians 92/2   SR Tendulkar 35* (32b 4x4)

13.2

Gony to Tendulkar, 1 run, glides it down to third man for a single

13.5

Gony to Tendulkar, 1 run, angles it on the body and he clips it down to square leg

Mumbai Indians 97/3   SR Tendulkar 37* (34b 4x4)

14.1

Joginder Sharma to Tendulkar, 1 run, wide outside off and he really has to reach out to chop that past point

14.4

Joginder Sharma to Tendulkar, 1 run, pushes it to point and that gives Nayar the strike

14.6

Joginder Sharma to Tendulkar, 1 run, pushed very firmly down the pitch and it beats the bowler, 2 fielders in the deep cut it off

Mumbai Indians 105/4   SR Tendulkar 40* (37b 4x4)

15.1

Flintoff to Tendulkar, no run, makes room but the slower ball forces him to tap it softly down to point

15.2

Flintoff to Tendulkar, 1 run, makes room and chops it wide of point and gets off the strike

15.5

Flintoff to Tendulkar, 1 run, exposes his stumps and squirts a yorker length ball down to extra cover

Mumbai Indians 108/4   SR Tendulkar 42* (40b 4x4)

16.1

Thushara to Tendulkar, FOUR, makes room, moves his front foot towards the on side to execute a delectable scoop over the covers, the follow through was also excellent

16.2

Thushara to Tendulkar, 1 run, full and wide outside off and he gets forward and places it wide of third man

Mumbai Indians 117/4   SR Tendulkar 47* (42b 5x4)

17.1

Flintoff to Tendulkar, 1 run

Mumbai Indians 127/4   SR Tendulkar 48* (43b 5x4)

18.2

Oram to Tendulkar, no run

18.3

Oram to Tendulkar, FOUR, lucky boundary for Tendulkar, he steps down, makes room and scoops it flat down to long-off but the fielder was a few yards too many in front of the rope,he leaps up in despair as the ball clears him, that's his fifty as well, well played sachin!

18.4

Oram to Tendulkar, 1 run, full and wide and he squirts that down to third man

Mumbai Indians 153/5   SR Tendulkar 53* (46b 6x4)

19.2

Flintoff to Tendulkar, 1 run, makes room and the ball balloons quickly off the outside edge down to third man

19.4

Flintoff to Tendulkar, 1 run, fires it full and he squirts it to cover for a single

19.6

Flintoff to Tendulkar, FOUR, cracking way to end the innings! He makes room but the attempted yorker doesnt come off well, it's a pitched up delivery and he crashes it past deep extra cover

Mumbai Indians 165/7   SR Tendulkar 59* (49b 7x4)
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Apr 18, 2009

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Apr 18, 2009

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