Indian Premier League - 40th match

Deccan Chargers v Rajasthan Royals

Deccan Chargers won by 53 runs

3.4

Pathan to Sharma, no run, Rohit Sharma defends his first ball back to the bowler

3.5

Pathan to Sharma, 1 run, full on the pads, and it's turned towards square leg for a single to get off the mark

Deccan Chargers 22/1   RG Sharma 1* (2b)

4.1

Morkel to Sharma, no run, Morkel into his third over, first ball is back of a length outside off, defended by Rohit

4.2

Morkel to Sharma, 1 run, pushes up the length a bit, Rohit opens the face of the bat and glides it towards third man for a single

4.6

Morkel to Sharma, no run, a bit shorter, on middle and off, Rohit tried to flick it towards midwicket, is early on teh shot and the ball flies towards point off the back of the bat

Deccan Chargers 32/1   RG Sharma 2* (5b)

5.6

Trivedi to Sharma, no run, back of a length, on offstump, played back towards the bowler off the backfoot

Deccan Chargers 42/2   RG Sharma 2* (6b)

6.2

Warne to Sharma, 1 run, slapped over the bowler's head, doesn't quite get hold of it, but the batsmen have the time to take a single

6.6

Warne to Sharma, 1 run, full and on the pads, Rohit leans across and turns it in front of square leg

Deccan Chargers 54/2   RG Sharma 4* (8b)

7.1

Jadeja to Sharma, 1 run, Jadeja starts with an overpitched ball outside off, driven down to long-off

7.3

Jadeja to Sharma, 1 run, Rohit sashays down the pitch and lofts it over the infield towards long-on

7.6

Jadeja to Sharma, 1 run, length ball, pitching on middle, Rohit waits on it and slaps it down to long-on for a another single, good start from Jadeja, only five off that over

Deccan Chargers 59/2   RG Sharma 7* (11b)

8.1

Warne to Sharma, 1 run, tossed up by Warne, Rohit plays it to long-off of the backfoot

8.4

Warne to Sharma, 1 run, poked past the man at cover for another single

Deccan Chargers 68/2   RG Sharma 9* (13b)

9.3

Jadeja to Sharma, OUT, Jadeja provides the breakthrough, soft dismissal, slightly faster in the air, the arm ball accounts for Rohit, who had come down the track and was looking for the turn, there wasn't any and the the batsman is beaten, simple stumping for Naman Ojha, who juggles with the ball a bit before breaking the stumps

RG Sharma st †Ojha b Jadeja 9 (14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 64.28

Deccan Chargers 70/3   RG Sharma 9 (14b)
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Photos

May 11, 2009

Shane Warne flashes a thumbs-up sign after dismissing Venugopal Rao, Deccan Chargers v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, 40th match, Kimberley, May 11, 2009

Shane Warne flashes a thumbs-up sign after dismissing Venugopal Rao

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May 11, 2009

The Deccan Chargers sense the game is won after taking Yusuf Pathan's wicket, Deccan Chargers v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, 40th match, Kimberley, May 11, 2009

The Deccan Chargers sense the game is won after taking Yusuf Pathan's wicket

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