Indian Premier League - 55th match

Delhi Daredevils v Mumbai Indians

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

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

Mumbai Indians 9/1   SR Tendulkar 5* (5b 1x4)   AM Salvi 0.3-0-4-0

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

Mumbai Indians 13/1   SR Tendulkar 9* (7b 2x4)   AM Salvi 0.5-0-8-0

2.1

Nannes to Duminy, FOUR, another sharp bouncer, Duminy goes for the pull, but is surprised by the bounce, and the head falls away, and the ball takes the top edge, luckily for him over the keeper

Mumbai Indians 17/1   JP Duminy 5* (4b 1x4)   DP Nannes 1.1-0-9-1

2.2

Nannes to Duminy, FOUR, what a comeback from Duminy, it's a back-foot punch, almost in the Tendulkar punch, taking a length ball from in front of stumps, and just playing a check-drive, straight down the ground for four

Mumbai Indians 21/1   JP Duminy 9* (5b 2x4)   DP Nannes 1.2-0-13-1

6.4

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

Mumbai Indians 39/3   AM Rahane 9* (8b 1x4)   PJ Sangwan 1.4-0-10-1

6.6

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)   PJ Sangwan 2-0-14-1

7.1

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

Mumbai Indians 48/3   SR Tendulkar 15* (17b 3x4)   A Mishra 0.1-0-5-0

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

Mumbai Indians 62/3   SR Tendulkar 23* (23b 4x4)   R Bhatia 0.5-0-9-0

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)   R Bhatia 1-0-13-0

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

Mumbai Indians 79/3   SR Tendulkar 34* (31b 6x4)   A Mishra 2.1-0-18-0

11.3

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

Mumbai Indians 84/3   AM Rahane 24* (21b 3x4)   A Mishra 2.3-0-23-0

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

Mumbai Indians 89/3   SR Tendulkar 39* (33b 7x4)   A Mishra 2.5-0-28-0

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

Mumbai Indians 96/3   SR Tendulkar 45* (37b 8x4)   PJ Sangwan 2.4-0-19-1

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

Mumbai Indians 115/5   PR Shah 7* (5b 1x4)   R Bhatia 3.2-0-25-1

16.1

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

Mumbai Indians 123/5   AM Rahane 33* (29b 4x4)   A Mishra 3.1-0-33-0

18.1

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

Mumbai Indians 148/5   AM Rahane 54* (38b 5x4 2x6)   DP Nannes 3.1-0-20-2

18.6

Nannes to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, length ball this time, Harbhajan makes room, and hits it to the right of extra cover, and beats sweeper-cover too, superb shot

Mumbai Indians 155/6   Harbhajan Singh 5* (2b 1x4)   DP Nannes 4-0-27-3

19.6

Sangwan to Harbhajan Singh, FOUR, superb shot, and Harbhajan shows just why he wanted the strike, fulltoss outside off, and lofted over point with an open face. good end to the innings

Mumbai Indians 165/8   Harbhajan Singh 12* (7b 2x4)   PJ Sangwan 4-0-28-2
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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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