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)

Gony to Kumar, OUT, full, straight, thank you PK, plays all over it, and Gony gets the leg stump. Smart bowling, two bouncers, followed by a full, slower delivery. 0 for 1 after three balls, and the opening experiment has failed for Bangalore

P Kumar b Gony 0 (1m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Royal Challengers Bangalore 0/1   RV Uthappa 0* (0b)   MS Gony 0.3-0-0-1

Morkel to Kallis, OUT, Kallis improvises too much for his own good, he walks across a long way, is beaten by a straight and full delivery, pitched outside off, will be touch and go whether it hit him in line. Yepp it hit him in line, and would have taken middle and leg

JH Kallis lbw b Morkel 24 (22m 19b 5x4 0x6) SR: 126.31

Royal Challengers Bangalore 40/2   RV Uthappa 12* (10b 2x4)   JA Morkel 1.2-0-6-1

Flintoff to Taylor, OUT, and a frustrated Taylor plays a horrendous shot, the ball goes straight up, ending just to the right of the non-strikers' end, and Flintoff is ready there with his buckets. Superb pressure bowling, and he gets instant results

LRPL Taylor c & b Flintoff 1 (8m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

Royal Challengers Bangalore 47/3   RV Uthappa 18* (15b 2x4)   A Flintoff 0.5-0-1-1

Muralitharan to Pietersen, OUT, and he gets KP first ball for a golden duck, and KP is showing Simon Taufel the bat, this one pitched on off, and straightened up, hitting KP in line, with the bat very close to the ball. Pietersen is not a happy man

KP Pietersen lbw b Muralitharan 0 (3m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Royal Challengers Bangalore 49/4   RV Uthappa 20* (18b 2x4)   M Muralitharan 0.3-0-1-1

Muralitharan to Uthappa, OUT, Murali you beauty! Flight, draws Uthappa out, dips, keeping it short of where Uthappa expected, and then turns it away, and beats the bat, and Dhoni completes a sharp stumping, Bangalore reeling

RV Uthappa st †Dhoni b Muralitharan 20 (38m 19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 105.26

Royal Challengers Bangalore 50/5   R Dravid 1* (1b)   M Muralitharan 0.5-0-2-2

Joginder Sharma to Kohli, OUT, and Jogi hits back, a touch slower, Kohli looks to loft iot, no foot movement, and it goes miles in the air, towards extra cover, Badri and Raina converge, the calling seems clear as only Badri goes for it and holds on

V Kohli c Badrinath b Joginder Sharma 11 (12m 13b 0x4 1x6) SR: 84.61

Royal Challengers Bangalore 66/6   R Dravid 5* (6b)   Joginder Sharma 0.5-0-10-1

Muralitharan to Bishnoi, OUT, No. 3 for Murali, flighted, on pads, and Bishnoi, making his debut, gets stuck into it. Little problem, no real elevation, and the long-on is wide, so that it falls straight into his lap

R Bishnoi c Balaji b Muralitharan 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Royal Challengers Bangalore 66/7   R Dravid 5* (7b)   M Muralitharan 2.1-0-6-3

Balaji to Vinay Kumar, OUT, fulltoss, and what does Vinay kumar do? lobs it to Hayden at midwicket, and an easy catch despite the highly distractionous [not a word, but what the heck] orange cap. Bangalore sink in further

R Vinay Kumar c Hayden b Balaji 5 (5m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

Royal Challengers Bangalore 74/8   R Dravid 8* (10b)   L Balaji 1.4-0-12-1

Muralitharan to Steyn, OUT, And Steyn denies Murali a five-for, plays it straight to short midwicket, who is Raina, the best fielder in the side, and sets off, only to be sent back, and rightfully so, but Raina has already had his man by then. And it didn't even require a direct-hit

DW Steyn run out 0 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Royal Challengers Bangalore 78/9   R Dravid 12* (12b 1x4)   M Muralitharan 3.3-0-11-3

Balaji to Dravid, OUT, it's all over tonight for Bangalore. It was another leg-side half-volley, Dravid looks for a six over square leg, but picks Flintoff perfectly

R Dravid c Flintoff b Balaji 20 (35m 18b 2x4 0x6) SR: 111.11

Royal Challengers Bangalore 87/10   A Kumble 1* (5b)   L Balaji 2.2-0-18-2





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