Indian Premier League - 40th match

Deccan Chargers v Rajasthan Royals

Deccan Chargers won by 53 runs

5.1

Trivedi to Suman, no run, starts with a tight delivery, just outside off, which is punched towards mid-off

5.2

Trivedi to Suman, FOUR, shortish ball, slower one as well, sat up to be hit, Suman waits on it and shovels it to the midwicket boundary, Abhishek Raut puts in a valiant dive but can stop the ball

5.3

Trivedi to Suman, 2 runs, fuller this time outside off, Suman tries to carve it over mid-off, just about manages to clear the infield

5.4

Trivedi to Suman, FOUR, another short ball, on middle and leg, nicely dispatched to the deep backward square leg boundary by Suman, didn't try to hit it too hard, rolled his wrists to keep it down

5.5

Trivedi to Suman, OUT, Trivedi persists with the short length, and it pays dividends, Suman holes out to midwicket, it was a good-looking shot but Suman managed to pick out the fielder in the deep, Lee Carseldine, who takes a well-judged catch looking into the sun

TL Suman c Carseldine b Trivedi 29 (19b 3x4 1x6) SR: 152.63

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   SK Trivedi 1-0-10-1

13.1

Trivedi to Vaas, 1 run, starts with a back of length ball angling across Vaas, who cracks it down the ground towards long-off

13.2

Trivedi to Smith, 1 run, full ball which a bit slower, 126kmph, whipped away towards midwicket

13.3

Trivedi to Vaas, 1 run, tries to slap it over the infield, doesn't quite get hold of it, and the bowler has to run back to do the fielding

13.4

Trivedi to Smith, 1 run, length ball outside off, muscled away towards wide long-on by Smith, off the backfoot

13.5

Trivedi to Vaas, 1 run, Vaas comes down the track and goes for a big heave, gets a bit of an under edge as the ball races towards midwicket

13.6

Trivedi to Smith, 1 run, slightly ovepitched, on legstump, Smith swings it away to dep backward square leg for a single

Deccan Chargers 95/4   SK Trivedi 2-0-16-1

17.1

Trivedi to Venugopal Rao, FOUR, Trivedi starts with a shortish ball, Venu pulls off the backfoot, Raut should have been an easy stop for Raut at deep square leg, who lets it through his hands

17.2

Trivedi to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, slower offcutter from Trivedi, 11kmh, pretty short, Venu opens the face to guide it to third man

17.3

Trivedi to Smith, SIX, Shot of the match so far from Smith, hardly any backlift as he swung a full ball on middle and leg over the midwicket boundary, that was an amazing stroke

17.4

Trivedi to Smith, 1 run, back of a length on offstump, Smith jumps and defends it towards point

17.5

Trivedi to Venugopal Rao, FOUR, another brilliant stroke, this time from Venu, it was a wide yorker, Venu just bends his knees and slides it off the face of the bat past short third man for a boundary

17.6

Trivedi to Venugopal Rao, 1 run, wristily worked towards square leg for a single this time

Deccan Chargers 147/5   SK Trivedi 3-0-33-1
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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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