Indian Premier League - 1st semi final

Delhi Daredevils v Deccan Chargers

Deccan Chargers won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)

10.5

Symonds to de Villiers, no run, kicks up off a good length and AB gets a wake up call as he just manages to withdraw his bat

10.6

Symonds to de Villiers, no run, gete behind the line and taps it down to mid-off

Delhi Daredevils 85/3   AB de Villiers 0* (2b)

11.3

Harmeet Singh to de Villiers, no run, Harmeet fluffs a chance to get rid of AB! The bowler misfield and AB thinks of running off that misfield but darts back to his crease, Harmeet fails to fire the throw in time to the stumps

11.4

Harmeet Singh to de Villiers, no run

11.5

Harmeet Singh to de Villiers, no run, drives on the up to short mid-off

11.6

Harmeet Singh to de Villiers, no run, digs out a yorker back to the bowler

Delhi Daredevils 86/3   AB de Villiers 0* (6b)

12.3

Sharma to de Villiers, 2 runs, comes down the track and lofts it to right of Symonds at long-on

12.4

Sharma to de Villiers, 1 run, flighted on leg and worked behind square on the on side

12.6

Sharma to de Villiers, 1 run, works it behind square on the on side for a single

Delhi Daredevils 94/3   AB de Villiers 4* (9b)

13.1

Harmeet Singh to de Villiers, 1 run, plays an on drive to long-on

13.3

Harmeet Singh to de Villiers, 1 run, fires the yorker and he squeezes it out to long-on

13.6

Harmeet Singh to de Villiers, 2 runs, he clips a full toss on the legstump to deep square leg

Delhi Daredevils 104/3   AB de Villiers 8* (12b)

14.2

Sharma to de Villiers, 1 run, chips down the track and clips a low full toss to deep midwicket

14.4

Sharma to de Villiers, 1 run, flicks it towards deep square-leg and Rao has a bit of ground to cover to cut that off

Delhi Daredevils 108/3   AB de Villiers 10* (14b)

15.2

Ojha to de Villiers, 1 run, gets on his knee and sweeps him down to deep square-leg

15.4

Ojha to de Villiers, SIX, flat and maximum! He gets on his knee and clubs him over deep midwicket, the ball travelled like a rocket, nobody moved

15.5

Ojha to de Villiers, 1 run, comes down the track and drives him to long-on

Delhi Daredevils 119/3   AB de Villiers 18* (17b 1x6)

16.2

Sharma to de Villiers, 1 run, gets on his knee and swings him hard along the turf to wide long-on

16.5

Sharma to de Villiers, SIX, gives it a lot of air on middle and leg and AB clears his front leg and slams it high over wide long-on, this over is hurting Deccan

16.6

Sharma to de Villiers, 1 run, full on the leg stump and clipped to deep midwicket

Delhi Daredevils 133/3   AB de Villiers 26* (20b 2x6)

17.1

Singh to de Villiers, OUT, the bowling change works! He pitches it slightly short of a length and AB clears his front leg and tries to pull him but the ball kicks up a bit more and catches the outside edge

AB de Villiers c †Gilchrist b Singh 26 (21b 0x4 2x6) SR: 123.80

Delhi Daredevils 133/4   AB de Villiers 26 (21b 2x6)
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Chargers won by 6 runs
RCB v Super Kings at Johannesburg - May 23, 2009
RCB won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Daredevils v Chargers at Centurion - May 22, 2009
Chargers won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
RCB v Chargers at Centurion - May 21, 2009
RCB won by 12 runs
Daredevils v Mum Indians at Centurion - May 21, 2009
Daredevils won by 4 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
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Photos

May 22, 2009

Adam Gilchrist goes over deep square leg, Delhi Daredevils v Deccan Chargers, IPL, 1st semi-final, Centurion, May 22, 2009

Adam Gilchrist goes over deep square leg

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May 22, 2009

Andrew Symonds eyes cow corner, Delhi Daredevils v Deccan Chargers, IPL, 1st semi-final, Centurion, May 22, 2009

Andrew Symonds eyes cow corner

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