Indian Premier League - 55th match

Delhi Daredevils v Mumbai Indians

Delhi Daredevils won by 4 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)

0.3

Nannes to Tendulkar, 1 wide, that's a touch harsh, pitched just outside off, angling away, and swings away late, but is called wide

0.3

Nannes to Tendulkar, no run, on the stumps this time, holding its line, and Tendulkar flicks it towards square leg

0.4

Nannes to Tendulkar, 1 run, good bounce, just back of a length, but tucks him up with the lift, Tendulkar drops it at his feet and runs through, well run

Mumbai Indians 5/1   SR Tendulkar 1* (2b)

1.1

Salvi to Tendulkar, no run, swinging, full, and beating Tendulkar's outside edge, just outside off

1.2

Salvi to Tendulkar, no run, gets the length right, just short of drivable, outside off, and played with an open face towards point

1.3

Salvi to Tendulkar, FOUR, lovely shot, just leans into the drive and presents the full face, again not drivable length, but he stretches and meets the ball on the up, and the ball goes crashing through the covers

1.4

Salvi to Tendulkar, no run, fuller and wider, but Sachin drives it straight to square-cover

1.5

Salvi to Tendulkar, FOUR, lovely straight drive, sees the ball is a touch slower, takes half a step down, to get close to the pitch, and presents it the full face, almost a check-drive, and it beats mid-off

1.6

Salvi to Tendulkar, no run, short, but not enough width, and he gets a bottom edge while going for the cut

Mumbai Indians 13/1   SR Tendulkar 9* (8b 2x4)

3.4

Salvi to Tendulkar, no run, just back of a length, on the stumps, and punched back to the bowler

3.5

Salvi to Tendulkar, 1 wide, short and wide, and Tendulkar misses on the square cut - it's so wide

3.5

Salvi to Tendulkar, 1 run, nips back in from around the off stump, Sachin gets an inside edge onto the pad, and they run through well

Mumbai Indians 26/2   SR Tendulkar 10* (10b 2x4)

5.1

Nannes to Tendulkar, no run, tucks Sachin up, with one that rises from just back of a length, and on the leg stump

5.2

Nannes to Tendulkar, no run, fuller, and angled across, and defended into the covers

5.3

Nannes to Tendulkar, no run, back of a length, angled across, Sachin punches it, but can't beat cover

5.4

Nannes to Tendulkar, 1 run, Gambhir misfields at cover and allows Tendulkar a single, this was a similar punch, Gambhir went one-handed and missed completely

5.6

Nannes to Tendulkar, no run, full, just outside off, Tendulkar goes for the drive, is early into the shot, and hence the ball goes mid-off as opposed to cover

Mumbai Indians 30/3   SR Tendulkar 11* (15b 2x4)

7.1

Mishra to Tendulkar, 1 no ball, and he will start with a no-ball, down the leg side, Sachin paddles but doesn't beat short fine leg

7.1

Mishra to Tendulkar, FOUR, short and into the pads, Tendulkar makes room, and clears midwicket fieldsman, well placed

7.2

Mishra to Tendulkar, 1 run, thrown up this time, just outside off, and played towards sweeper-cover

7.4

Mishra to Tendulkar, 1 run, dropped, and only because it's AB, Tendulkar makes room, goes inside-out, AB flies to his right, no other fielder would have got a hand to it

7.6

Mishra to Tendulkar, 1 run, googly tried, coming in from around the off stump, but doesn't beat Tendulkar who takes a single to long-on

Mumbai Indians 53/3   SR Tendulkar 18* (20b 3x4)

8.1

Bhatia to Tendulkar, 2 wides, starts off with a leg-side wide, which also yields a bye

8.2

Bhatia to Tendulkar, no run, slower delivery, 92ks, just outside off, and played straight towards cover

8.3

Bhatia to Tendulkar, 1 run, just back of a length, outside off, and hit down the ground for one

8.5

Bhatia to Tendulkar, FOUR, another slower ball, and a smart shot from Tendulkar, waits for it, cuts this fullish delivery, fine of short third man, for four

8.6

Bhatia to Tendulkar, FOUR, deftness followed by brutality, full ball, and driven powerfully down the ground, Dilshan is there at long-on but he can move only four to five steps before the ball beats his dive - it was so fast

Mumbai Indians 66/3   SR Tendulkar 27* (24b 5x4)

9.4

Mishra to Tendulkar, 1 run, steps out, is beaten in the flight, but delays his drive, doesn't go for a powerful one, and gets a single to wide of cover

Mumbai Indians 70/3   SR Tendulkar 28* (25b 5x4)

10.1

Bhatia to Tendulkar, 1 run, back of a length, outside off, and turned to wide of long-on

10.3

Bhatia to Tendulkar, no run, back of a length, on the off stump, moving away a bit, and defended back to the bowler

10.4

Bhatia to Tendulkar, no run, length ball, outside off, driven on the up, and played straight towards cover

10.5

Bhatia to Tendulkar, no run, another delivery back of a length, and played straight to square leg

10.6

Bhatia to Tendulkar, 1 run, again stays back of a length, just outside off, punched down to long-off for one

Mumbai Indians 75/3   SR Tendulkar 30* (30b 5x4)

11.1

Mishra to Tendulkar, FOUR, top shot, Sachin steps down, gets to the pitch of the ball, and lofts it over extra cover. Smooth

11.2

Mishra to Tendulkar, 1 run, steps out again, Mishra fires it down the leg side, and a single into the on side

11.5

Mishra to Tendulkar, FOUR, miscues a loft, but the good thing is he is going down straight, and it falls safe, Dilshan runs from long-off, gets a hand to it, but can't save the boundary

11.6

Mishra to Tendulkar, 1 run, steps out again, hits straight, Mishra gets a hand to it, and it's a single down to long-on

Mumbai Indians 90/3   SR Tendulkar 40* (34b 7x4)

12.1

Sangwan to Tendulkar, no run, beats him with an angled delivery, Sachin looks to cut, but it is not short enough

12.2

Sangwan to Tendulkar, 1 run, slower ball, Tendulkar leans back to cut, but Sehwag makes a superb diving save at point

12.4

Sangwan to Tendulkar, FOUR, inside edge for four, looks to cut, again it's not short enough, and he gets the underside edge, and beats Karthik too

12.5

Sangwan to Tendulkar, 1 run, length ball, on the off stump, and played down to long-off

Mumbai Indians 97/3   SR Tendulkar 46* (38b 8x4)

13.1

Bhatia to Tendulkar, no run, looks for the scoop, Bhatia sees it, and goes short and wide, and beats him

13.2

Bhatia to Tendulkar, no run, looks for the scoop again, Bhatia sees it again, and stays short and outside off, and hits him in the thigh

13.3

Bhatia to Tendulkar, OUT, and he finally gets him with a slower legcutter, this time Sachin looks to go extra cover, premeditates again, Bhatia slips in one at 95ks, and Tendulkar misses completely and the off stump is fatally exposed

SR Tendulkar b Bhatia 46 (41b 8x4 0x6) SR: 112.19

Mumbai Indians 101/4   SR Tendulkar 46 (41b 8x4)
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Photos

May 21, 2009

Harbhajan Singh celebrates his four-wicket haul, Delhi Daredevils v Mumbai Indians, IPL, 55th match, Centurion, May 21, 2009

Harbhajan Singh celebrates his four-wicket haul

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May 21, 2009

Gautam Gambhir hit a quick 47, Delhi Daredevils v Mumbai Indians, IPL, 55th match, Centurion, May 21, 2009

Gautam Gambhir hit a quick 47

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