Indian Premier League - 55th match

Delhi Daredevils v Mumbai Indians

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

8.1

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

8.1

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

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

8.4

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

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   R Bhatia 1-0-13-0

10.1

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

10.2

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

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   R Bhatia 2-0-15-0

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

13.4

Bhatia to Nayar, 2 runs, gets off the mark right away, excellent placement and running, turns it around the corner, knows it doesn't have enough power behind it, and comes through for a couple

13.5

Bhatia to Nayar, no run, slower offcutter this time, pitches leg, and turns towards off, Nayar defends off the back foot

13.6

Bhatia to Nayar, 2 runs, and superb running again, turned around the corner to the right of fine leg, not enough power on the shot again, and an easy couple in the end - despite a direct hit

Mumbai Indians 105/4   R Bhatia 3-0-19-1

15.1

Bhatia to Shah, 2 runs, length ball on the stumps, played with soft hands towards deep backward square and they scamper through for two

15.2

Bhatia to Shah, FOUR, slog sweep from way outside off, superb improvisation, that's a much needed boundary as he clears midwicket easily

15.3

Bhatia to Shah, 1 run, slower legcutter again, outside off, and Pinal plays with soft hands and takes a single to cover

15.4

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

15.5

Bhatia to Shah, 1 run, yorker, there is time to dig it out, and he plays it towards square leg for one

15.6

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

Mumbai Indians 119/5   R Bhatia 4-0-29-1
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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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