Indian Premier League - 25th match

Deccan Chargers v Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals won by 3 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)

0.3

Pathan to Gilchrist, 2 runs, looking to work it to the onside, gets a leading edge down to third man, closing the face off the bat too early.

0.4

Pathan to Gilchrist, FOUR, that is the first boundary, it was in the slot outside the off stump and he drives in the gap wide of the fielders through extra cover.

0.5

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run, another half-volley, but this time driven straight to the fielder at extra cover.

0.6

Pathan to Gilchrist, 1 run, another full delivery driven to mid-off, silly fielding allows the single.

Deccan Chargers 8/0   AC Gilchrist 7* (4b 1x4)

1.1

Patel to Gilchrist, no run, back of a length delivery outside the off stump and Gilchrist has a slash at it and gets beaten, good carry to the keeper.

1.2

Patel to Gilchrist, no run, cuts and misses outside the off stump, through to the keeper, extra bounce.

1.3

Patel to Gilchrist, FOUR, picks up the length this time and pulls it on the front foot and hits it high and one bounce to the midwicket fence.

1.4

Patel to Gilchrist, no run, gets behind the back of a length delivery and defends to the off side.

1.5

Patel to Gilchrist, SIX, that is maximum, a wonderful strike, too short from Munaf, hooks it high and over the long leg fence.

1.6

Patel to Gilchrist, no run, gets behind a short of a length delivery and defends with an angled bat to gully.

Deccan Chargers 18/0   AC Gilchrist 17* (10b 2x4 1x6)

2.2

Pathan to Gilchrist, FOUR, down the wicket and drives in the gap between mid-off and extra cover and no stopping that.

2.3

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run, takes it on the pad, looking to work it to the onside, question asked but turned down as it was pitching outside the leg stump.

2.4

Pathan to Gilchrist, FOUR, goes for the big shot and gets the outside edge down to third man fence.

2.5

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run, again takes it on the pad as he looks to work it to the onside.

2.6

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run, quicker delivery from Pathan and Gilchrist back in the crease, plays square of the wicket on the off side.

Deccan Chargers 27/0   AC Gilchrist 25* (15b 4x4 1x6)

4.6

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run, flat delivery from Pathan and Gilchrist looking to pull, mistimes to mid-on.

Deccan Chargers 35/1   AC Gilchrist 25* (16b 4x4 1x6)

5.2

Harwood to Gilchrist, no run, good length delivery and Gilchrist defends it down

5.3

Harwood to Gilchrist, no run, line and length delivery and Gilchrist works it away on the leg side

5.4

Harwood to Gilchrist, no run, slightly short and angling away from the left-hander, Gilchrist goes after it and is beaten comprehensively

5.5

Harwood to Gilchrist, no run, bowled from round the stump, good length and this one came in a touch. Gilchrist plays it safe by leaving it through to the keeper

5.6

Harwood to Gilchrist, FOUR, again slightly shorty and Gilchrist pulls it away well in front of square leg, long chase from the fielder at square leg ends in vain. The shot was not timed well enough but Gilly got just enough bat on it

Deccan Chargers 39/2   AC Gilchrist 29* (21b 5x4 1x6)

6.2

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run, worked away from middle and leg to the midwicket region, fielder moves across quickly and cuts off the single

6.3

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run, defended down on the off side, this is good bowling from Yusuf.

6.4

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run, swept away hard but straight to the fielder at short fine leg

6.5

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run, forced away off the back-foot to the cover region, diving stop at short cover saves runs

6.6

Pathan to Gilchrist, no run, swept away fine, Gilchrist was interested in a single but Sharma was not. End of a brilliant spell from Pathan. Gave away 17 in his first two overs but the next two overs went for just 2.

Deccan Chargers 40/2   AC Gilchrist 29* (26b 5x4 1x6)

7.2

Harwood to Gilchrist, 1 run, short of a good length delivery on the pads, Gilchrist pulls hard but fails to connect properly, ball runs down to fine leg off the edge

7.6

Harwood to Gilchrist, no run, pitched up close to the off stump line, Gilchrist punches it down to mid-off

Deccan Chargers 43/2   AC Gilchrist 30* (28b 5x4 1x6)

8.2

Warne to Gilchrist, no run, flatter trajectory, Gilchrist quickly gets into position and works it away towards square leg

8.3

Warne to Gilchrist, 1 leg bye, comes down the track and swings across the line but fails to make contact, ball clips the pad and runs away on the off side

8.5

Warne to Gilchrist, SIX, perfect! once again Gilchrist comes down the track, this time gets right behind the line and lofts it straight back down the track and the ball sails over the long-on fence

8.6

Warne to Gilchrist, 1 wide, pitched on middle and leg and turning down the leg side, wide called

8.6

Warne to Gilchrist, 1 run, comes down the track and drives it through midwicket

Deccan Chargers 54/2   AC Gilchrist 37* (32b 5x4 2x6)

9.1

Jadeja to Gilchrist, 1 run, fulltoss on the pads and Gilchrist drives it down to long-on

9.3

Jadeja to Gilchrist, 1 run, drifting in from outside the leg stump, Gilchrist quickly goes down on one knee and slogs it away to deep square leg, again just a single

9.5

Jadeja to Gilchrist, OUT, Yusuf! full and on the stumps, Gilchrist drives across towards short midwicket where Pathan dives low to his right and takes a stunner. Jadeja nets the big fish.

AC Gilchrist c Pathan b Jadeja 39 (41m 35b 5x4 2x6) SR: 111.42

Deccan Chargers 58/3   AC Gilchrist 39 (35b 5x4 2x6)
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Photos

May 2, 2009

Lee Carseldine led Rajasthan's chase after a terrible start, Deccan Chargers v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, 25th match, Port Elizabeth, May 2, 2009

Lee Carseldine led Rajasthan's chase after a terrible start

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May 2, 2009

Abhishek Raut was Rajasthan's man of the moment, Deccan Chargers v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, 25th match, Port Elizabeth, May 2, 2009

Abhishek Raut was Rajasthan's man of the moment

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