Indian Premier League, 55th match: Delhi Daredevils v Mumbai Indians at Centurion, May 21, 2009
Delhi Daredevils won by 4 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
Played at SuperSport Park, Centurion (neutral venue)
21 May 2009 (20-over match)

Sangwan to Rahane, no run, and gets a fiery bouncer first up, pitched middle of the track, on the middle stump, no where to hide and Rahane ducks in, a touch too late


Sangwan to Rahane, no run, pitches it up now, around the middle stump, and defended back to the bowler


Sangwan to Rahane, no run, accurate delivery again, pitches off, shapes in a touch, and played straight to square leg. But for the wide, a wicket-maiden

Mumbai Indians 28/3   AM Rahane 0* (3b)

Nannes to Rahane, 1 run, short, angled across, and steered away to third man

Mumbai Indians 30/3   AM Rahane 1* (4b)

Sangwan to Rahane, 2 runs, pitched on the leg stump, length ball, and turned around the corner, smartly, for two runs wide of fine leg


Sangwan to Rahane, 1 wide, another wide down the leg side


Sangwan to Rahane, 2 runs, lucky Rahane, this is pitched up, on the stumps, and Rahane goes for the wild slog, which goes to the right of Bhatia at square leg. He goes one-handed, and drops it


Sangwan to Rahane, no run, a touch slower this time, Rahane is early into the drive, and checks the shot, playing it back towards the bowler


Sangwan to Rahane, FOUR, short, slow, and Rahane helps himself to four to the wide open space at deep backward square leg


Sangwan to Rahane, no run, pitches it up now, just outside off, and defended back towards the bowler


Sangwan to Rahane, FOUR, this time the aerial shot works, it is a length ball on the leg stump, and Rahane clears his front leg and goes over midwicket, putting in it just enough to clear the fielder and roll along to the boundary

Mumbai Indians 43/3   AM Rahane 13* (10b 2x4)

Mishra to Rahane, 1 run, slower, on the pads, played towards short fine, and they go for the single, Salvi goes for the non-striker's end and misses but they choose against the overthrow


Mishra to Rahane, 1 run, slower to Rahane, on the stumps, and he dabs it into the on side

Mumbai Indians 52/3   AM Rahane 15* (12b 2x4)

Bhatia to Rahane, 1 run, length ball, just outside off, punched wide of cover


Bhatia to Rahane, 1 run, another slower ball, too full, and played wristily down to long-on

Mumbai Indians 58/3   AM Rahane 17* (14b 2x4)

Mishra to Rahane, no run, tossed up, on the off stump, and played back to the bowler


Mishra to Rahane, 2 leg byes, doesn't read the googly, but perhaps is hit just outside off and escapes the lbw appeal, and Tendulkar is also alert to take a second leg-bye too, off an overthrow after the fielder hits the stumps direct


Mishra to Rahane, 1 run, angled into the pads, and turned around the corner


Mishra to Rahane, 2 runs, short and wide, played square of third man and they get two


Mishra to Rahane, no run, leading edge as Rahane turns the bat to leg too early, but the edge is not strong enough to carry to Mishra

Mumbai Indians 72/3   AM Rahane 20* (19b 2x4)

Bhatia to Rahane, 1 leg bye, inside edge saves him on that lbw, slower ball, fools him on the drive

Mumbai Indians 74/3   AM Rahane 20* (20b 2x4)

Mishra to Rahane, FOUR, superb shot, not too short, But Rahane sees it early, rocks back, and cuts it fiercely


Mishra to Rahane, 1 run, this is short, and he rocks back and pulls it towards midwicket

Mumbai Indians 85/3   AM Rahane 25* (22b 3x4)

Sangwan to Rahane, 1 leg bye, pitched outside leg, beats Rahane's defence and appeals unsuccessfully for the lbw. One leg-bye nonetheless


Sangwan to Rahane, 4 byes, beats batsman, keeper, third man and fine leg with a slower ball. Rahane looks the silliest after having wafted at it minutes before it came, it bounced short of Karthik and went through his legs, and neither third man nor fine leg who ran towards it could prevent the boundary

Mumbai Indians 101/3   AM Rahane 25* (24b 3x4)

Salvi to Rahane, 1 run, tucks him up with a short delivery that nips back in, played off the hip for one


Salvi to Rahane, 1 run, back of a length, just outside off, tapped at his feet and a single stolen

Mumbai Indians 108/5   AM Rahane 27* (26b 3x4)

Bhatia to Rahane, 1 run, slower offcutter this time, Rahane slogs, but can't beat midwicket


Bhatia to Rahane, 1 run, slower delivery again, outside off, and dabbed towards point

Mumbai Indians 119/5   AM Rahane 29* (28b 3x4)

Mishra to Rahane, FOUR, and goes for four first ball, short and into the leg side, Rahane steps out, makes room, and slogs it to midwicket for four


Mishra to Rahane, SIX, first six of the match, and what a shot it is, he takes half a step down, sees Mishra has shortened the length, and Rahane goes over extra cover, flat and powerfully


Mishra to Rahane, no run, back of a length, punched off the back foot to the left of Mishra


Mishra to Rahane, no run, tossed up, and almost yorks Rahane


Mishra to Rahane, 2 runs, short again, Rahane rocks back early and pulls over midwicket


Mishra to Rahane, 1 run, this one stops on Rahane, who has stepped down, but he manages to lob it over the bowler and get a single

Mumbai Indians 132/5   AM Rahane 42* (34b 4x4 1x6)

Salvi to Rahane, 1 wide, Salvi tries a slower ball, but is too wide outside off


Salvi to Rahane, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, length ball, and driven to right of sweeper-cover


Salvi to Rahane, SIX, length ball, wide outside off, and Rahane hands it the treatment, lofts it with an open face, over sweeper-cover, top shot


Salvi to Rahane, 1 run, fifty for Rahane, back of a length, outside off, and dabbed away towards point

Mumbai Indians 142/5   AM Rahane 50* (37b 4x4 2x6)

Nannes to Rahane, FOUR, superb shot again from Rahane, and help from Sangwan at third man, played with an open face, it is flying to right of Sangwan, who misses it on the dive


Nannes to Rahane, 1 run, upper-cut, makes room again, and Nannes pulls the length back, hit straight towards Sangwan


Nannes to Rahane, 1 run, back of a length again, 141ks, and played with an open face towards sweeper-cover

Mumbai Indians 151/6   AM Rahane 56* (40b 5x4 2x6)

Sangwan to Rahane, OUT, gets Rahane with a slower offcutter, just back of a lnegth, Rahane makes room, goes for extra cover, but is early into the shot, lobbing it straight to AB

AM Rahane c de Villiers b Sangwan 56 (41b 5x4 2x6) SR: 136.58

Mumbai Indians 155/7   AM Rahane 56 (41b 5x4 2x6)





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