Indian Premier League, 18th match: Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals at Centurion, Apr 28, 2009
Rajasthan Royals won by 5 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
Played at SuperSport Park, Centurion (neutral venue)
28 April 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)
0.1

Mascarenhas to Gambhir, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

0.2

Mascarenhas to Gambhir, 1 run, pushes square of the wicket and takes off for a tight single, direct hit would have been interesting.

0.3

Mascarenhas to Sehwag, SIX, stands in the crease and flicks it high and over backward square leg for maximum, no wasting time.

0.4

Mascarenhas to Sehwag, no run, looking for another big shot, this time he miscues to midwicket.

0.5

Mascarenhas to Sehwag, no run, slower delivery and Sehwag plays behind point.

0.6

Mascarenhas to Sehwag, no run, works it to midwicket and that ends the first over, 7 runs of the first over.

Delhi Daredevils 7/0   AD Mascarenhas 1-0-7-0
2.1

Mascarenhas to Sehwag, FOUR, this time Sehwag down the track and lofts the ball down the ground to long off fence.

2.2

Mascarenhas to Sehwag, 1 run, miscues to the onside for a single.

2.3

Mascarenhas to Gambhir, OUT, fuller and moving away, Gambhir bit casual, drives and gets the outside edge and Warne at first slip dives to his left to take a wonderful catch.

G Gambhir c Warne b Mascarenhas 8 (6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

2.4

Mascarenhas to de Villiers, 1 run, pushes in the gap through cover to the sweeper for a single.

2.5

Mascarenhas to Sehwag, FOUR, no stopping Sehwag, swings it to the square leg fence.

2.6

Mascarenhas to Sehwag, OUT, Shewag too falls, as he mishits the ball high in the air to mid-on, Kamran Khan calls for the catch and takes it well. That ball went so high that Karmran had to wait for ages for the ball to come down.

V Sehwag c Kamran Khan b Mascarenhas 16 (11b 2x4 1x6) SR: 145.45

Delhi Daredevils 25/2   AD Mascarenhas 2-0-17-2
4.1

Mascarenhas to Dilshan, no run, mistimes the ball back to the bowler.

4.2

Mascarenhas to Dilshan, no run, plays and misses outside the off stump, that was close.

4.3

Mascarenhas to Dilshan, no run, pushes forward and plays square of the wicket on the off side, fielder in quickly prevents the single.

4.4

Mascarenhas to Dilshan, FOUR, lovely timing, punches nicely through point and fielder running around cannot stop it.

4.5

Mascarenhas to Dilshan, 1 run, pushes in the gap through cover for a single.

4.6

Mascarenhas to de Villiers, no run, plays behind the wicket on the off side to Warne at slip.

Delhi Daredevils 36/2   AD Mascarenhas 3-0-22-2
6.1

Mascarenhas to Karthik, 1 run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Karthik runs it past the fielder at slip. Not a recommended shot, given the situation

6.2

Mascarenhas to de Villiers, 1 run, again bit of width offered outside the off stump, de Villiers nicely taps it down to third man

6.3

Mascarenhas to Karthik, 1 run, pushed off the front-foot to the cover point region

6.4

Mascarenhas to de Villiers, 1 run, driven off the front-foot and an easy single to deep cover

6.5

Mascarenhas to Karthik, 2 runs, pitched up, bit of swing but the its too full to trouble the batsman. Karthik pushes forward and punches it through the gap between the cover fielders

6.6

Mascarenhas to Karthik, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, no width offered and de Villiers finds the fielder at point. Mascarenhas has finished his quota.

Delhi Daredevils 48/3   AD Mascarenhas 4-0-28-2
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