Indian Premier League - 5th match

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings won by 92 runs

0.1

Kumar to Patel, no run, short, just outside off, and Parthiv plays it towards covers, can't find the gap

0.2

Kumar to Patel, 1 run, short again, angling away, parthiv gets it to wide of mid-off, and takes an easy single

0.4

Kumar to Patel, no run, pitched up this time, Parthiv hits and powerfully, and aerially towards mid-on, but doesn't get a run

0.5

Kumar to Patel, 1 leg bye, full and and on the pads, and an easy leg bye

Chennai Super Kings 5/0   PA Patel 1* (4b)

1.1

Steyn to Patel, 2 runs, full and swing, Parthiv throws his arms at it, inside-edges it, and picks two to square leg

1.2

Steyn to Patel, no run, just short of length, on target, and Parthiv doesn't have any room to get it off the square

1.3

Steyn to Patel, 1 run, full this time, Parthiv throws his arms again, and limply lobs it over mid-off

Chennai Super Kings 12/0   PA Patel 4* (7b)

2.1

Kumar to Patel, FOUR, full, not swinging, at 125k, asked to be hit, and hit Parthiv does, wristily, through the gap between mid-on and midwicket

2.2

Kumar to Patel, 1 run, another wristy hit from Parthiv, in the air this time, bottom-edge, and it just clears the ring again. Twice lucky

2.5

Kumar to Patel, 1 run, yorker, angling in, and Parthiv helps it out to sweeper in the leg side

Chennai Super Kings 22/0   PA Patel 10* (10b 1x4)

3.1

Steyn to Patel, no run, beats Parthiv outside off

3.2

Steyn to Patel, no run, slower ball again, 123k, on the stumps, Parthiv commits, but manages to control the shot

3.3

Steyn to Patel, SIX, that's a smoke of a pull, Parthiv sees the short ball early, rocks back, and deposits it into the square leg boundary

3.4

Steyn to Patel, no run, beaten outside off again, fast and moving away

3.5

Steyn to Patel, 1 run, another slower ball, on the stumps, but Parthiv archs back a little, and guides it to thirdman

Chennai Super Kings 35/0   PA Patel 17* (15b 1x4 1x6)

4.5

Kallis to Patel, 1 run, Parthiv survives again, bouncer, top-edged, lands in no-man's land

Chennai Super Kings 50/0   PA Patel 18* (16b 1x4 1x6)

5.1

Vinay Kumar to Patel, 2 runs, and Parthiv lives for more, steps down, mis-hits, and just clears mid-on

5.2

Vinay Kumar to Patel, no run, steps down again, and connects only with air

5.3

Vinay Kumar to Patel, 1 run, stays his ground this time, and pulls a short delivery to deep midwicket

Chennai Super Kings 59/0   PA Patel 21* (19b 1x4 1x6)

7.5

Kumble to Patel, 1 run, full and straight, single to long-on

Chennai Super Kings 84/0   PA Patel 22* (20b 1x4 1x6)

8.2

Kallis to Patel, 1 run, quicker, on the stumps, and Parthiv late-cuts it from in front of the stumps

8.5

Kallis to Patel, FOUR, slower, short, and Parthiv cuts it, and finds the gap to perfection

8.6

Kallis to Patel, 1 run, better bowling, on the stumps, and played with an open face for a single

Chennai Super Kings 97/0   PA Patel 28* (23b 2x4 1x6)

9.1

Kumble to Patel, 1 run, full on the stumps, and swept away

9.6

Kumble to Patel, 1 run, on the pads, and played away towards midwicket, easy single

Chennai Super Kings 106/0   PA Patel 30* (25b 2x4 1x6)

10.1

Pietersen to Patel, OUT, Will he ever? Strategy time-out has worked for Bangalore. KP bowls full and straight, and Parthiv slog-sweeps all over it, and Uthappa collects the off stumps

PA Patel b Pietersen 30 (41m 26b 2x4 1x6) SR: 115.38

Chennai Super Kings 106/1   PA Patel 30 (26b 2x4 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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