Indian Premier League - 1st match

Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians won by 19 runs

1.1

Thushara to Jayasuriya, 1 leg bye, There's an appeal straightaway! Goes for a wild swipe across the line and the ball clips his pads outside the line of off, can't give that out

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

1.4

Thushara to Jayasuriya, FOUR, that's the first of the tournament! Steaky as he plays with soft hands and the ball travels off the outside edge and beats second slip, runs to third man

1.5

Thushara to Jayasuriya, 1 run, drops it on a good length and he turns it wide of square leg

1.6

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

Mumbai Indians 10/0   T Thushara 1-0-6-0

3.1

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

3.2

Thushara to Jayasuriya, no run, he tries to loft that out of the stadium and misses it completely, that's a nice shadow golf swing

3.3

Thushara to Jayasuriya, FOUR, a bit too short and Jayasuriya likes it there as it sits up nicely, allows him to swing and connect off the meat of the bat and place it wide of square leg

3.4

Thushara to Jayasuriya, 1 run, fuller and he plays his trademark clip over midwicket, Oram;s there on the boundary to save it

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   T Thushara 2-0-13-0

5.1

Thushara to Jayasuriya, no run, swings across the line and finds midwicket

5.2

Thushara to Jayasuriya, FOUR, unlucky for Thushara! He swings it in and nearly hits the yorker length but Jayasuriya swings across the line and gets an inside edge past the stumps and pumps his fist

5.3

Thushara to Jayasuriya, no run, fullish on the pads and he places it to the on side

5.4

Thushara to Jayasuriya, no run, fires it full outside off and he places it firmly to the off side

5.5

Thushara to Jayasuriya, OUT, tame dismissal and Hayden makes up for his earlier lapse, it's full and swinging in and Jayasuriya chips it straight to Hayden at midwicket, he takes it very comfortably just off the ground, timed that too well

ST Jayasuriya c Hayden b Thushara 26 (20b 5x4 0x6) SR: 130.00

5.6

Thushara to Dhawan, 1 run, gets off the mark for his new franchise straightaway, he's cramped for room as he chops it down just wide of the stumps and sets off, Patel underarms the ball onto the stumps but the batsman's home

Mumbai Indians 40/1   T Thushara 3-0-18-1

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

16.3

Thushara to Nayar, 2 runs, fullish and drifting on the pads and he places it in the deep on the on side

16.4

Thushara to Nayar, 2 runs, Hayden does well to intercept a firm square drive at deep cover, they scamper through for the second run and credit to Hayden for keeping Nayar on his toes

16.5

Thushara to Nayar, FOUR, pitches it up and Nayar goes for a big heave over wide mid-on, not very well timed but good enough for the ball to dribble to the boundary

16.6

Thushara to Nayar, 1 run, much fuller and he plays with the movement down to fine leg for a couple

Mumbai Indians 126/4   T Thushara 4-0-32-1
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RCB v Chargers at Centurion - May 21, 2009
RCB won by 12 runs
Daredevils v Mum Indians at Centurion - May 21, 2009
Daredevils won by 4 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
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Photos

Apr 18, 2009

The Mumbai Indians watch the dog hold up playChennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians, IPL, 1st game, Cape Town, April 18, 2009

The Mumbai Indians watch the dog hold up play

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Apr 18, 2009

IPL cheerleaders strut their stuff, Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians, IPL, 1st game, Cape Town, April 18, 2009

IPL cheerleaders strut their stuff

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