Indian Premier League, 44th match: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings at Durban, May 14, 2009
Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 2 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Played at Kingsmead, Durban (neutral venue)
14 May 2009 (20-over match)

Vinay Kumar to Hayden, FOUR, and immediately Hayden marches down the track, swatting the short ball just over mid-on's fingertips for four


Vinay Kumar to Hayden, 1 wide, bouncer over leg stump, Hayden flinches, Doctrove signals wide


Vinay Kumar to Hayden, FOUR, again he saunters down, this time Vinay errs by serving up a full toss which gets the treatment, swung away wide of midwicket for four more


Vinay Kumar to Hayden, FOUR, super shot that, just saw the marginally fuller ball and gets back to pummel that through the covers, where one man dived in vain, for four more


Vinay Kumar to Hayden, 1 run, short of a length outside leg stump, clipped away for a single


Vinay Kumar to Vijay, 1 run, pitches on a good length, middle and off, and tucked away for one


Vinay Kumar to Hayden, 1 run, short of a length outside off stump, getting Hayden up onto his toes, he forces it away nicely and gets third man into play

Chennai Super Kings 20/0   R Vinay Kumar 1-0-16-0

Vinay Kumar to Dhoni, 1 run, down comes Dhoni, looking to punch that to the off side but having to adjust to the length, he swings and gets an inside edge down toward short fine leg


Vinay Kumar to Hayden, 2 runs, gets some room to free the arms and does so with a real crude swing to one pitched up outside off stump, not the best of timing and then out on the ropes Roelof sprawls to save runs


Vinay Kumar to Hayden, 1 run, just early into the shot, chipping in the air wide of mid-on for a single


Vinay Kumar to Dhoni, 1 run, wee bit of room with the shorter ball and Dhoni cuts past point


Vinay Kumar to Hayden, no run, short of a length outside off, Hayden drives hard but right to cover


Vinay Kumar to Hayden, FOUR, super shot when you're on 49! Vinay pitches it up on and around off stump and Hayden unfurls a clever little reverse paddle that takes him to his half-century, well played

Chennai Super Kings 93/2   R Vinay Kumar 2-0-25-0

Vinay Kumar to Oram, no run, very, very full outside off stump, Oram swings and misses


Vinay Kumar to Oram, OUT, edged and taken! Vinay persists with that attempted yorker outside off stump, lands it right in the blockhole and Oram, backing away, swishes a thin nick through to Boucher

JDP Oram c †Boucher b Vinay Kumar 7 (15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 46.66


Vinay Kumar to Balaji, OUT, a first-baller for Balaji, making a total mess of his attempt to pull a short-pitched ball dug in outside off stump, gets a top edge that Kumble gobbles up at midwicket

L Balaji c Kumble b Vinay Kumar 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00


Vinay Kumar to Jakati, no run, short outside off stump, Jakati tries the uppercut and cannot connect


Vinay Kumar to Jakati, 1 run, nearly a catch but not close enough to cover, as he uses his feet and chips the ball in the air and it dies before the two fielders running in


Vinay Kumar to Muralitharan, FOUR, good old fashioned swat from Murali, looking one way and swinging the other, makes some good contact on that ball and beats mid-off for four

Chennai Super Kings 123/8   R Vinay Kumar 3-0-30-2





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