Indian Premier League, 40th match: Deccan Chargers v Rajasthan Royals at Kimberley, May 11, 2009
Deccan Chargers won by 53 runs
Played at De Beers Diamond Oval, Kimberley (neutral venue)
11 May 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)

Warne to Symonds, 3 runs, length ball, pitching on off, Symonds wasn't totally in control as he glides it towards third man, bit of turn on offer for Warne


Warne to Symonds, 2 runs, lovely shot from Symonds, the turn gives him room to free his arms, he stays on the backfoot and carves it through the covers


Warne to Symonds, FOUR, short ball from Warne, sat up to be hit, Symonds doesn't miss out on these, whips it wide of midwicket for a boundary


Warne to Symonds, 1 run, another shot off the backfoot, this time to the bowler's right for a single

Deccan Chargers 53/2   A Symonds 10* (4b 1x4)

Jadeja to Symonds, 1 run, turns sharply into Symonds, who is taken by surprise, gets a bottom edge past the keeper


Jadeja to Symonds, no run, shout for lbw, as Symonds looks to play to midwicket, there was a thick inside edge though


Jadeja to Symonds, 1 run, on middle and leg, easily worked away behind square leg

Deccan Chargers 58/2   A Symonds 12* (7b 1x4)

Warne to Symonds, SIX, Bang! Symonds is winning the battle so far, gets a big stride in and mows it over wide long-on for a six, against the spin as well


Warne to Symonds, 1 run, this time he waits on the backfoot and crunches it towards extra cover


Warne to Symonds, no run, this was pretty short from Warne, Symonds opened himself up for a big heave, but that turned sharply away and stayed low as well, the batsman pulls out of the stroke


Warne to Symonds, 1 run, on the pads, tickled down to short fine leg for a single to retain the strike

Deccan Chargers 69/2   A Symonds 20* (11b 1x4 1x6)

Jadeja to Symonds, no run, overpitched, Symonds cracks it down the pitch, Jadeja does well to bend to his left and stop it


Jadeja to Symonds, 1 run, turned away to square leg for a single


Jadeja to Symonds, 2 runs, fired into the pads, Symonds shuffles across and flicks it to midwicket, there's a lot of confused calling but the batsmen get back for two comfortably in the end


Jadeja to Symonds, FOUR, length ball outside off, Symonds golf-swings it for a one-bounce four wide of long-on

Deccan Chargers 77/3   A Symonds 27* (15b 2x4 1x6)

Warne to Symonds, 2 runs, superb footwork from Symonds, gets on the backfoot and opens himself up to whip the ball to the leg side


Warne to Symonds, 1 run, driven down to long-off for a single

Deccan Chargers 81/3   A Symonds 30* (17b 2x4 1x6)

Jadeja to Symonds, no run, short and a bit wide, played to backward point, no run


Jadeja to Symonds, OUT, Jadeja's on song today, another big wicket for him, Symonds is bowled, that was very full pitching on legstump, Symonds hadn't been too comfortable against Jadeja all through, he plays around the ball as he tries to flick it, and the legstump is rocked back

A Symonds b Jadeja 30 (19b 2x4 1x6) SR: 157.89

Deccan Chargers 83/4   A Symonds 30 (19b 2x4 1x6)





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