Indian Premier League - 29th match

Chennai Super Kings v Deccan Chargers

Chennai Super Kings won by 78 runs

0.1

Harris to Vijay, no run, he's on target right away, just back of a length outside off and a hint of movement away, Vijay lets that one go

0.2

Harris to Vijay, 1 run, again it jags away a touch, Vijay was looking to tuck it to square leg, gets an outside edge towards point

0.6

Harris to Vijay, FOUR, wonderful shot from Vijay to finish the over, just leans into a classical offdrive, placement and timing is perfect, no chance for any of the fielders, great start for Chennai

Chennai Super Kings 10/0   M Vijay 5* (3b 1x4)

2.1

Harris to Vijay, FOUR, another four, Murali is all finesse compared to Hayden's brute strength so far, lovely square drive races away on the quick outfield

2.2

Harris to Vijay, no run, in the channel outside off, Vijay defends watchfully off the backfoot

2.3

Harris to Vijay, no run, just back of a length, on middle and off, Vijay jumps onto his backfoot and defends towards the bowler

2.4

Harris to Vijay, 1 run, this time he gets a single, opening the face and running it to third man

2.6

Harris to Vijay, no run, slower ball to finish the over, on a length, tight line, Vijay taps it towards extra cover

Chennai Super Kings 21/0   M Vijay 10* (8b 2x4)

3.4

Singh to Vijay, no run, shortish ball, angling across Vijay, who plays with soft hands towards cover, a loud shout of 'No' ensures neither batsmen set off for a single

3.5

Singh to Vijay, no run, beauty from RP, again going across Vijay, who was trying to drive it towards extra cover, he's beaten

3.6

Singh to Vijay, 2 runs, on the pads this time, Vijay says thank you and clips it towards backward square leg, it looks headed for a boundary until Ryan Harris puts in a full-length dive near the rope

Chennai Super Kings 34/0   M Vijay 12* (11b 2x4)

4.1

Smith to Vijay, 1 run, better from Smith, just outside off, Vijay goes on the backfoot and elegantly works the ball to mid-on for a quick single

4.5

Smith to Vijay, no run, outside off stump, Vijay goes for the cut but is beaten

4.6

Smith to Vijay, 1 run, on the stumps this time, Vijay tries a repeat of his wristy drive to mid-on, mistimes it and the ball flies in the air before landing safely short of mid-on

Chennai Super Kings 45/0   M Vijay 14* (14b 2x4)

5.1

Sharma to Vijay, 1 run, fullish on the pads, whipped away to square leg for a single

Chennai Super Kings 46/0   M Vijay 15* (15b 2x4)

7.1

Ojha to Vijay, 1 run, starts with a middle stump ball, Vijay turns it away to square leg for a single

7.3

Ojha to Vijay, 4 leg byes, outside legstump this time from Ojha, Vijay gets down on his knee and tries to paddle-sweep it, hits his pads and runs away very fine for a boundary

7.4

Ojha to Vijay, 1 run, stick to that leg-stump line, worked to square leg for a single

Chennai Super Kings 68/1   M Vijay 17* (18b 2x4)

8.1

Smith to Vijay, 2 runs, another good looking shot from Vijay, a front-foot on-drive, Ryan Harris raced to it from long-on but misfields allowing the batsmen to come back for two

8.2

Smith to Vijay, no run, shortish on middle stump, turned towards midwicket, no run

8.3

Smith to Vijay, SIX, lovely shot from Vijay, whacked over midwicket for a six off the front foot

8.4

Smith to Vijay, no run, Smith shortens his length a touch, on offstump, Vijay pokes it towards point

8.5

Smith to Vijay, 1 run, much fuller this time, pushed towards mid-on for a single

Chennai Super Kings 77/1   M Vijay 26* (23b 2x4 1x6)

9.2

Ojha to Vijay, 1 run, full, flighted and on legstump, Vijay waits for it and turns it behind square for a single

9.6

Ojha to Vijay, 1 run, on middle and leg, Vijay gets down on his knee and sweeps it behind square for a single, and that'll be the strategic time-out

Chennai Super Kings 84/1   M Vijay 28* (25b 2x4 1x6)

10.1

Suman to Vijay, 1 run, full on the pads, pushed towards midwicket

10.3

Suman to Vijay, no run, length ball outside off, Vijay lunges at it and gets an edge towards backward point

10.4

Suman to Vijay, no run, similar delivery, this time Vijay punches it towards extra cover, another dot ball

10.5

Suman to Vijay, 1 run, on middle and leg, turned towards wide mid-on by Vijay

Chennai Super Kings 87/1   M Vijay 30* (29b 2x4 1x6)

11.3

Ojha to Vijay, no run, defended towards cover off the front foot

11.4

Ojha to Vijay, 1 run, just outside off, Vijay roacks onto his backfoot and dabs it towards backward point

11.6

Ojha to Vijay, 1 leg bye

Chennai Super Kings 99/1   M Vijay 31* (32b 2x4 1x6)

12.1

Suman to Vijay, OUT, T Suman strikes, Vijay seemed to have got a lot of bat on that, it was in the slot and he looked to slam it over long-off after shimmying down the pitch, just doesn't get enough on it, Gibbs takes the catch a few yards in from the boundary

M Vijay c Gibbs b Suman 31 (33b 2x4 1x6) SR: 93.93

Chennai Super Kings 99/2   M Vijay 31 (33b 2x4 1x6)
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Photos

May 4, 2009

Shadab Jakati took his second consecutive four-wicket haul, Chennai Super Kings v Deccan Chargers, IPL, 29th match, East London, May 4, 2009

Shadab Jakati took his second consecutive four-wicket haul

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May 4, 2009

Shadab Jakati in action, Chennai Super Kings v Deccan Chargers, IPL, 29th match, East London, May 4, 2009

Shadab Jakati in action

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