Indian Premier League - 25th match

Deccan Chargers v Rajasthan Royals

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

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.

Deccan Chargers 7/0   AC Gilchrist 6* (2b 1x4)   YK Pathan 0.4-0-7-0

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.

Deccan Chargers 12/0   AC Gilchrist 11* (7b 2x4)   MM Patel 0.3-0-4-0

2.2

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

Deccan Chargers 23/0   AC Gilchrist 21* (11b 3x4 1x6)   YK Pathan 1.2-0-13-0

2.4

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

Deccan Chargers 27/0   AC Gilchrist 25* (13b 4x4 1x6)   YK Pathan 1.4-0-17-0

3.2

Jadeja to Gibbs, FOUR, sweeps and connects well past the short fine leg and to the fence, the fielder running around fails to field it.

Deccan Chargers 31/0   HH Gibbs 6* (5b 1x4)   RA Jadeja 0.2-0-4-0

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)   SM Harwood 1-0-4-1

12.1

Warne to Suman, FOUR, shot! tossed up and turning away, Suman dances down the track, nicely gets to the pitch of the delivery and lofts it inside out to the extra cover fence

Deccan Chargers 74/3   TL Suman 11* (8b 1x4)   SK Warne 2.1-0-21-0

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

Deccan Chargers 99/3   RG Sharma 24* (22b 1x4 1x6)   MM Patel 1.3-0-20-0

15.3

Raut to Sharma, FOUR, drags it too short, pulls it well in the air over midwicket to the fence.

Deccan Chargers 108/3   RG Sharma 30* (25b 2x4 1x6)   AS Raut 0.3-0-6-0

17.1

Harwood to Suman, FOUR, short and wayward delivery down the leg side, pulls it well down to fine leg fence.

Deccan Chargers 122/4   TL Suman 29* (21b 2x4 1x6)   SM Harwood 2.1-0-10-1

19.1

Harwood to Smith, FOUR, too full and in the slot, hit hard in the air down the ground to long off fence.

Deccan Chargers 135/4   DR Smith 7* (7b 1x4)   SM Harwood 3.1-0-19-1
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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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