Indian Premier League - 18th match

Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals won by 5 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)

5.1

Patel to Dilshan, no run, starts off with a short rising delivery on the middle and off stump line, Dilshan stands his ground and tries to cut it away through point but fails to make contact

5.2

Patel to Dilshan, 1 run, again short, this time bit too wide outside the off stump and Dilshan cuts it away to deep backward point for a single

5.3

Patel to de Villiers, 1 run, good length delivery on the middle and leg stump line, de Villiers stays back and clips it away well in front of square leg

5.4

Patel to Dilshan, no run, forced away on the off side

5.5

Patel to Dilshan, OUT, Another one bites the dust! Short delivery on the stumps and Dilshan pulls it away high towards deep midwicket. Asnodkar runs around and nicely settled under it. Royals on top here

TM Dilshan c Asnodkar b Patel 7 (10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 70.00

5.6

Patel to de Villiers, FOUR, clipped away off the pads, gets it fine and the ball races away to the fine leg fence. de Villiers is looking good. A successful over comes to an end

Delhi Daredevils 42/3   MM Patel 1-0-6-1

8.1

Patel to Vettori, 1 run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump and Vettori drives it through covers

8.2

Patel to de Villiers, 1 run, another fuller length delivery outside the off stump and de Villiers this time finds the gap on the off side

8.3

Patel to Vettori, 1 run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Vettori stands tall and punches it down to long-off for a single

8.4

Patel to de Villiers, 1 run, full and on the stumps, driven down to mid-off and they scamper through for a single

8.5

Patel to Vettori, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Vettori tries to work it away but ends up with an inside edge and the ball rolls back to the bowler

8.6

Patel to Vettori, 1 no ball, caught but its a no-ball! good length and angling across, Vettori is sucked into the drive and the edge goes straight to Ware at wideish first slip.

8.6

Patel to Vettori, no run, well done Munaf, full and outside the off stump, Vettori steps out and is beaten

Delhi Daredevils 61/4   MM Patel 2-0-11-1

10.1

Patel to de Villiers, 1 run, driven down to long-off for an easy single, if that is the strategy they have come up with then...

10.2

Patel to Vettori, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, defended watchfully

10.3

Patel to Vettori, 1 run, forced away off the back-foot, through covers for a single, score trickles up to 68

10.4

Patel to de Villiers, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump and de Villiers finds the fielder at cover

10.5

Patel to de Villiers, no run, bit of extra bounce and de Villiers is beaten outside the off stump, going for the cut

10.6

Patel to de Villiers, 1 run, line and length delivery on the middle and off stump line, de Villiers leans forward and taps it away towards point, the fielder is bit deep and they scamper through for a single

Delhi Daredevils 69/4   MM Patel 3-0-14-1

18.1

Patel to Vettori, 1 leg bye, moves across way outside the off stump and looks to work it to the onside, Munaf does well to bowl a slower one, off the pad.

18.2

Patel to Manhas, 1 leg bye, strikes the pad outside the line as Manhas looks to play through the onside, they scramble through for a leg bye.

18.3

Patel to Vettori, OUT, makes room and Vettori misses a full toss, Munaf strikes the middle stump.

DL Vettori b Patel 29 (28b 3x4 0x6) SR: 103.57

18.4

Patel to Mishra, no run, full and bit wide, Mishra reaches it and blocks to the off side.

18.5

Patel to Mishra, no run, a quick bouncer from Munaf, wonderful bowling, good thinking as the long on was brought in and fine leg dropped back.

18.6

Patel to Mishra, no run, slower delivery and Mishra looking to give the kitchen sink, misses it and through to the keeper.

Delhi Daredevils 135/6   MM Patel 4-1-14-2
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Apr 28, 2009

The Delhi Daredevils celebrate Shane Warne's dismissal, Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, 18th match, Centurion, April 28, 2009

The Delhi Daredevils celebrate Shane Warne's dismissal

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Apr 28, 2009

Graeme Smith and Yusuf Pathan strategise during the chase, Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, 18th match, Centurion, April 28, 2009

Graeme Smith and Yusuf Pathan strategise during the chase

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