Indian Premier League - 22nd match

Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals

Chennai Super Kings won by 38 runs

3.5

Pathan to Badrinath, no run, stays back at the crease and punches it to cover

3.6

Pathan to Badrinath, 1 run, punches it in front of mid-off and scampers to the other end, luckily the throw was wide of the stumps

Chennai Super Kings 19/2   S Badrinath 1* (2b)

4.1

Mascarenhas to Badrinath, no run, cramps him for room and he steers it to point, the keeper's still upto the stumps

4.2

Mascarenhas to Badrinath, 2 runs, gets on his knee and paddles it away and the ball sails towards third man, drops short

4.3

Mascarenhas to Badrinath, FOUR, nice shot to relieve the pressure, he gets to the pitch of a full delivery and carves it over cover, the ball just drops short of the rope

4.4

Mascarenhas to Badrinath, no run, gets forward and drives to cover

4.5

Mascarenhas to Badrinath, 1 run, gets beside the line and slices it to backward point

Chennai Super Kings 26/2   S Badrinath 8* (7b 1x4)

5.1

Pathan to Badrinath, 1 run, pushes it in front of mid-on and steals a quick single

5.3

Pathan to Badrinath, FOUR, lovely placement, Badri makes a bit of room and waits for the spi, he gets on top of the bounce and cuts just wide of short third man

5.4

Pathan to Badrinath, 1 run, clips it towards midwicket and sets off very quickly

Chennai Super Kings 33/2   S Badrinath 14* (10b 2x4)

6.2

Kamran Khan to Badrinath, no run, attempts a cheeky dab to third man despite a slip in place and nearly edges it to the keeper

6.3

Kamran Khan to Badrinath, no run, he drops it fuller and invites a flashy off drive, Badri's walking on a tightrope here

6.4

Kamran Khan to Badrinath, FOUR, this time Badri stands tall gets on top of the bounce and punches it wide of backward point, third man lets it slip between his legs, sloppy stuff, we've seen three such misfields today (counting the earlier match as well)

6.5

Kamran Khan to Badrinath, 1 run, pushes a low full toss to midwicket

Chennai Super Kings 46/2   S Badrinath 19* (14b 3x4)

7.4

Patel to Badrinath, no run, the ball keeps a bit low and stops a bit but he gets behind the line and taps it to mid-off

7.5

Patel to Badrinath, 1 run, works his wrists and clips it softly in front of midwicket and completes an easyu single

Chennai Super Kings 55/2   S Badrinath 20* (16b 3x4)

8.1

Trivedi to Badrinath, no run, rush of blood as Badri kneels down slightly and attempts a flashy drive through the covers and misses it completely

8.2

Trivedi to Badrinath, 1 run, he gives him the charge and slams it off the meat of the bat past the covers and a brilliant diving attempt by Yusuf cuts off a boundary

8.6

Trivedi to Badrinath, FOUR, excellent adjustment! The ball is short and Badri thinks of letting it go at first but then cheekily decided to upper cut it wide of the keeper, not a bad ball, the bowler was a touch unlucky

Chennai Super Kings 69/2   S Badrinath 25* (19b 4x4)

9.2

Warne to Badrinath, 1 run, gives it a lot of air and Badri chases it and gets an inside edge to the on side after originally attempting to drive straight

9.5

Warne to Badrinath, 1 run, works his wrists and works it against the turn to midwicket

Chennai Super Kings 77/2   S Badrinath 27* (21b 4x4)

10.1

Patel to Badrinath, 1 run, fullish outside off and punched off the front foot to deep cover

10.3

Patel to Badrinath, no run, keeps it on a good length and straight, he gets behind the line and pats it back down the pitch

10.4

Patel to Badrinath, no run, chips it very slightly in the air towards short midwicket, the ball stopped on him

10.5

Patel to Badrinath, no run, slower ball and Badri's completely beaten as he makes room

10.6

Patel to Badrinath, 1 run, slower ball again and he opens the face of the bat this time and steers it to third man

Chennai Super Kings 84/2   S Badrinath 29* (26b 4x4)

11.1

Warne to Badrinath, OUT, Warne tosses it up very slowly and invites Badri to charge down the track but the turn foxes him and it's an easy stumping for Rawat, Badri failed to get to the pitch of the ball and credit to Warne for cutting back on the pace

S Badrinath st †Rawat b Warne 29 (27b 4x4 0x6) SR: 107.40

Chennai Super Kings 84/3   S Badrinath 29 (27b 4x4)
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Photos

Apr 30, 2009

L Balaji celebrates another wicket, Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, 22nd match, Centurion, April 30, 2009

L Balaji celebrates another wicket

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Apr 30, 2009

L Balaji is cock-a-hoop after removing Yusuf Pathan, Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, 22nd match, Centurion, April 30, 2009

L Balaji is cock-a-hoop after removing Yusuf Pathan

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