Indian Premier League, 29th match: Chennai Super Kings v Deccan Chargers at East London, May 4, 2009
Chennai Super Kings won by 78 runs
Played at Buffalo Park, East London (neutral venue)
4 May 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)

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


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


Harris to Hayden, no run, a touch short, bit of room for Hadyen, who swings at it but misses


Harris to Hayden, FOUR, Hayden doesn't take much time to get going, that was on legstump, around waist high, easy pickings for Hayden, swings it down to fine leg for four


Harris to Hayden, 1 run, width for Hayden this time, he tries to carve it past point, edges it through to third man


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   RJ Harris 1-0-10-0

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


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


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


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


Harris to Hayden, 1 run, fullish from Harris, just outside off, Hayden bends and guides the ball towards third man for another single


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   RJ Harris 2-0-16-0

Harris to Dhoni, FOUR, fullish ball on offstump, Dhoni absolutely butchers it down the ground for a boundary, not elegant but pretty effective


Harris to Dhoni, 1 run, back of a length on offstump, Dhoni stays on the backfoot and twirls it towards third man


Harris to Raina, no run, short and a touch wide outside off, Raina wanted to play a cute dab just wode of the keeper, but he fails to connect with the ball


Harris to Raina, 1 run, a touch fuller, Raina swings it to long-on off the backfoot, a couple of bounces before it reaches Gibbs at the boundary


Harris to Dhoni, FOUR, streaky, but Chennai will take it, it was a back of a length on middle and off, Dhoni backed away and looked to cut, a thick edge takes it racing past short third man for four


Harris to Dhoni, 1 run, a lot fuller on off, squeezed out towards cover for a single to end the over

Chennai Super Kings 148/2   RJ Harris 3-0-27-0

Harris to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni slaps it to long-on who rushes in to keep the batsmen down to one


Harris to Morkel, no run, great ball to start, very full outside off, Albie swings and misses, ball sneaks under his bat


Harris to Morkel, 1 run, yorker just outside off, Albie digs it out towards point for a single


Harris to Dhoni, FOUR, he backs away and mows it over midwicket for a boundary, just gets his front foot out of the way and clobbers it


Harris to Dhoni, 2 runs, low full toss on legstump, whacked down the ground, Albie pushes for the second, the throw is some six feet wide of the stumps, so the batsmen are safe


Harris to Dhoni, FOUR, whoah, where did that come from, reverse-sweep to a fast bowler, Dhoni doesn't get the placement right, finding short third man, but Shoaib Maqsusi misfeilds to give away three extra runs

Chennai Super Kings 165/3   RJ Harris 4-0-39-0





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