Indian Premier League - 5th match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings won by 92 runs

10.3

Pietersen to Dhoni, 1 run, short on the stumps, and Dhoni helps it into the leg side

10.6

Pietersen to Dhoni, no run, Dhoni lunges forward, and plays with an open face, but can't beat point. Two runs, two wickets, what an over

Chennai Super Kings 108/2   MS Dhoni 1* (2b)

11.5

Kumble to Dhoni, 1 run, short and just outside off, Dhoni flat-bats it to long-on

Chennai Super Kings 110/2   MS Dhoni 2* (3b)

12.2

Pietersen to Dhoni, 1 run, short, on the stumps, and played down towards long-on

12.4

Pietersen to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni steps out, is beaten in the flight, but still manages a single to long-on

Chennai Super Kings 115/2   MS Dhoni 4* (5b)

13.2

Taylor to Dhoni, 1 run, flat, full, and on the leg stump, and played to wide of fine leg

13.4

Taylor to Dhoni, SIX, fulltoss, on the pads, Dhoni rocks back, and uses the bottom hand to put it over square leg

13.5

Taylor to Dhoni, 1 wide, flat and down leg

13.5

Taylor to Dhoni, 1 run, full, flat, on the stumps, and Dhoni takes a single to long-on

Chennai Super Kings 127/2   MS Dhoni 12* (8b 1x6)

14.1

Kumble to Dhoni, 1 run, just short of length, just outside off, and cut straight to sweeper-cover

14.3

Kumble to Dhoni, 1 run, tries the flipper, 97ks, but Dhoni reads it and ricks back to play it towards long-off

14.5

Kumble to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni steps out, just bunts it towards midwicket, they both want two, Raina more so, but they decide against, but the throw comes at Dhoni's end

Chennai Super Kings 134/2   MS Dhoni 15* (11b 1x6)

15.2

Kumar to Dhoni, 1 run, slower ball, grips, on the stumps, Dhoni takes one hand off, and plays it towards long-off

15.5

Kumar to Dhoni, no run, lovely slower legcutter, <111ks, beats Dhoni who has committed to stepping down

15.6

Kumar to Dhoni, OUT, finally Bangalore hold on to a catch. Samrt bowling by PK, Dhoni wants to go over long-on, PK has bowled a legcutter, and the thick outside edge takes it to Bishnoi at long-off, an absolute sitter

MS Dhoni c Bishnoi b Kumar 16 (17m 14b 0x4 1x6) SR: 114.28

Chennai Super Kings 144/3   MS Dhoni 16 (14b 1x6)
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Apr 20, 2009

Albie Morkel is bowled, Bangalore Royal Challengers v Chennai Super Kings, IPL, 5th game, Port Elizabeth, April 20, 2009

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Apr 20, 2009

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Contrasting fortunes no doubt for Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff

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