Indian Premier League, 5th match: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings at Port Elizabeth, Apr 20, 2009
Chennai Super Kings won by 92 runs
Played at St George's Park, Port Elizabeth (neutral venue)
20 April 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)

Pietersen to Raina, OUT, is this the charm of KP or what? Hayden is gone, run-out. Raina wants to get off the mark, drops it towards point, and charges off. Hayden responds, but there never was a run in there, Dravid rushes in, swoops, and throws in a single fluid motion, and hits the off stump, beating Hayden's dive

ML Hayden run out 65 (43m 35b 9x4 2x6) SR: 185.71


Pietersen to Raina, no run, full, driven away, and can't beat KP


Pietersen to Raina, 1 run, short, turning away, and an easy single into the off side

Chennai Super Kings 108/2   SK Raina 1* (3b)

Kumble to Raina, no run, Kumble bowls fumm and straight, and no room for Raina


Kumble to Raina, no run, flighted, on the pads, Raina wants a quick single, but can't get it far enough


Kumble to Raina, no run, short and wide, but can't beat the thirdman


Kumble to Raina, 1 run, on the pads, and turned away towards fine leg for an easy single


Kumble to Raina, 1 run, full, on the pads, and driven straight down the ground

Chennai Super Kings 111/2   SK Raina 3* (8b)

Pietersen to Raina, 1 run, short and wide, and helped away for a single


Pietersen to Raina, 1 run, another short delivery, and flat-batted towards long-off


Pietersen to Raina, no run, flighted, pitching just outside leg, and turning, and Raina defends


Pietersen to Raina, 1 run, short and straight, and another single towards mid-off region

Chennai Super Kings 116/2   SK Raina 6* (12b)

Taylor to Raina, 1 run, full, on the stumps, grips a bit, and Raina plays it towards long-off


Taylor to Raina, 1 run, full, and on stumps again, and played towards long-off


Taylor to Raina, 2 runs, hit just wide of long-on, and these two, quick runners, put Bishnoi under immense pressure, and take a comfortable two

Chennai Super Kings 129/2   SK Raina 10* (15b)

Kumble to Raina, 1 run, fuller, slower, Raina wants a base-ball slog, but is early in the shot, and inside-edges it safely


Kumble to Raina, 1 run, takes it from the pads, and turns it around for an easy single


Kumble to Raina, 1 run, Raina survives again, big slog sweep, gets only elevation, straight down the throat of Steyn at deep midwicket, but he drops it, he was on a his knees and the bowl went straight in and straight out

Chennai Super Kings 135/2   SK Raina 13* (18b)

Kumar to Raina, 1 run, easy single to fine leg


Kumar to Raina, SIX, UP to UP, and it's up and over, short and wide, Raina opens the face, deliberately hits in the air, and clears the pioint boundary with ease


Kumar to Raina, 1 run, full and stright this time, and played down to long-off

Chennai Super Kings 144/2   SK Raina 21* (21b 1x6)

Pietersen to Raina, 1 run, short, on the pads, Raina pulls with all his might, but doesn't connect, a single to midwicket


Pietersen to Raina, no run, almost another one for KP, an almighty slog sweep, connects only air, but the ball just spins past off stump, too close

Chennai Super Kings 151/3   SK Raina 22* (23b 1x6)

Steyn to Raina, 1 run, slower ball, good bluff, and Raina opens the face towards point, and gets a single


Steyn to Raina, no run, slower, cutting away from Raina, who tries to run it down, but misses

Chennai Super Kings 158/3   SK Raina 23* (25b 1x6)

Kumar to Raina, FOUR, slower, short ball, and Raina pulls it towards square leg, easy four, the UP batsman is having good time against UP bowler - UP being Uttar Pradesh


Kumar to Raina, no run, yorker from round the stumps, right on the money, played back to the bowler


Kumar to Raina, 1 run, full, outside off, and Raina can't connect properly, single into the covers


Kumar to Raina, OUT, slower ball, from round the stumps, angling in, and Raina goes on side, lofted shot, and can't clear Kohli at long-on... the UP bowler has the last laugh in this mini UP battle, incidentally during a match being played between two plays from South India

SK Raina c Kohli b Kumar 28 (31m 29b 1x4 1x6) SR: 96.55

Chennai Super Kings 165/4   SK Raina 28 (29b 1x4 1x6)





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