Indian Premier League, 25th match: Deccan Chargers v Rajasthan Royals at Port Elizabeth, May 2, 2009
Rajasthan Royals won by 3 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Played at St George's Park, Port Elizabeth (neutral venue)
2 May 2009 (20-over match)
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   MM Patel 1-0-10-0
14.1

Patel to Sharma, SIX, in the slot on the middle and leg stump line, Sharma lines it up and lofts it over the midwicket fence, good clean hit

14.2

Patel to Sharma, no run, fuller length delivery and that is driven towards midwicket, Suman back-up too much, the throw misses the stumps at the bowler's end and Suman makes it back safely. Munaf attempts to kick the ball on to the stumps but ends up breaking the stumps with his foot. They go upstairs and all is sorted

14.3

Patel to Sharma, FOUR, short and drifting down the leg side, Sharma moves across a bit and pulls it down to the fine leg fence - as easy as it gets

14.4

Patel to Sharma, 1 run, slower delivery and that's worked away through midwicket. Single brings up the 100 for the Chargers

14.5

Patel to Suman, no run, defended down towards cover point, fielder moves across quickly and cuts off the single

14.6

Patel to Suman, 2 runs, full and on the stumps, Suman gets behind the line and punches it down to long-on, gets it fine and that gives them enough time to come back for the second

14.6

Patel to Suman, 2 runs, full and on the stumps, Suman gets behind the line and punches it down to long-on, gets it fine and that gives them enough time to come back for the second

Deccan Chargers 102/3   MM Patel 2-0-23-0
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