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)

Kumble to Vijay, no run, floated up on leg stump, not much turn, Vijay gets across and starts to nudge it away but doesn't get the desired timing


Kumble to Vijay, 1 run, quicker, flatter delivery on the pads, nudged away for a single


Kumble to Hayden, no run, good ball that, pitched up and it skids on with the angle to beat Hayden as he pushes down the wrong line


Kumble to Hayden, no run, slower, fuller, and out comes the reverse sweep to backward point


Kumble to Hayden, 1 run, fuller and he gets off the mark with a push past a sluggish mid-off


Kumble to Vijay, 2 runs, flat down the pads and Vijay picks it up off his legs into the space wide of midwicket, who runs after it but the batsmen run harder and get a couple

Chennai Super Kings 4/0   A Kumble 1-0-4-0

Kumble to Hayden, 1 run, presses forward, then rocks back, and cuts the ball out to the deep


Kumble to Dhoni, no run, floats it up, Dhoni uses his feet and clips the ball to midwicket


Kumble to Dhoni, no run, too short outside off stump but Dhoni cannot time it well, he gets back and pulls with too much of an under edge and the ball doesn't go past midwicket


Kumble to Dhoni, 1 run, tosses it up to get Dhoni onto the front foot and driving to mid-off for one


Kumble to Hayden, no run, change of pace, tosses it up on a good length and Hayden defends


Kumble to Hayden, no run, slower ball, there's the legspinner, pitches outside leg stump and Hayden goes for a booming sweep but loses a hand on the bat, and thus gets no timing

Chennai Super Kings 54/2   A Kumble 2-0-6-0

Kumble to Hayden, no run, big shout but no dice! Kumble flights it up just outside off stump, gets too much height on it and so the umpire shakes his head, Hayden was looking to sweep hard


Kumble to Hayden, OUT, innings comes to an end with a superb catch on the ropes! Kumble floats it up, Hayden swings hard, the ball is up in the for some time during which Vinay Kumar runs across on the deep midwicket boundary trying to size it up, then he runs and takes it, losing balance, he trips ... whoops, one step, two .. but all is well in the end as he makes sure he's just inside the ropes ... amazing reflexes and recovery

ML Hayden c Vinay Kumar b Kumble 60 (38b 5x4 3x6) SR: 157.89


Kumble to Oram, 1 run, shorter, flatter, wider and he dabs a single to short third man


Kumble to Badrinath, no run, tossed up full outside off and Badrinath defends watchfully


Kumble to Badrinath, no run, quicker one skids on from wide, Badri cuts and misses


Kumble to Badrinath, no run, cuts again but cannot beat backward point

Chennai Super Kings 102/4   A Kumble 3-0-7-1

Kumble to Badrinath, OUT, the wheels on Chennai's bus go ... off, off, off ... and thats 22 balls since the last boundary, as Badri comes down and tries to go for half a dozen but fails to find the desired elevation, Uthappa at long-on settles under it and takes with ease

S Badrinath c Uthappa b Kumble 2 (9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 22.22


Kumble to Morkel, 2 runs, flights it up, the wrong 'un has some room on it and Albie gets across to get the bat down on ball, cutting late and wide of backward point for a couple


Kumble to Morkel, 1 run, flat outside leg stump and he clips it off his pads for a single


Kumble to Oram, 1 run, slower still, and on a length outside off, Oram drives to mid-off


Kumble to Morkel, no run, the googly again, a tad short and Albie cuts but cant beat cover


Kumble to Morkel, 1 run, pinches a single last ball, just dabbing wide of the fielder and setting off

Chennai Super Kings 112/5   A Kumble 4-0-12-2





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