Indian Premier League - 1st semi final

Delhi Daredevils v Deccan Chargers

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

1.5

Singh to Dilshan, SIX, Streaky six! RP bangs it in short and towards the helmet, Dilshan hooks it down to long leg and Harris tries to catch it one handed but the ball sails over, he was perhaps well in front of the rope

1.6

Singh to Dilshan, FOUR, he gives him a hint of room outside off and Dilshan controls his glide to third man by keeping the ball down, the ball bisects the gap between slip and gully

Delhi Daredevils 13/2   TM Dilshan 10* (2b 1x4 1x6)

3.1

Singh to Dilshan, FOUR, gives him width outside off and Dikshan rolls his wrists and cuts him hard square of the wicket between backward point and cover

3.2

Singh to Dilshan, no run, forces it away hard with a front foot drive but he fails to beat cover

3.3

Singh to Dilshan, no run, kicks up off a good length and he decides to let it go to the keeper

3.4

Singh to Dilshan, no run, chases a wide delivery but there's no timing at all as the ball drops somewhere in front of him

3.5

Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, chases another wide one but he gets a thick outside edge which beats the keeper and runs to third man

Delhi Daredevils 28/2   TM Dilshan 15* (7b 2x4 1x6)

4.1

Harris to Dilshan, 1 run, he flashes hard at a wide delivery and beats the diving backward point fielder, third man is square enough to cut it off

Delhi Daredevils 34/2   TM Dilshan 16* (8b 2x4 1x6)

5.1

Ojha to Dilshan, no run, flighted outside off and driven to the covers

5.2

Ojha to Dilshan, FOUR, slow through the air and he chips down the track and crashes it past the bowler and mid-off, all power

5.3

Ojha to Dilshan, no run, stays back and chops a wide delivery straight to Rao at cover

5.4

Ojha to Dilshan, no run, makes a bit of room and slaps it hard to point, he can't bisect that field

5.5

Ojha to Dilshan, FOUR, I spoke too soon, he flights it outside off and lands it full, he chases it rolls his wrists and cracks it just wide of the diving fielder at point

5.6

Ojha to Dilshan, no run, this one bounces a lot more and beats the edge as he tries to slash him away

Delhi Daredevils 49/2   TM Dilshan 24* (14b 4x4 1x6)

6.5

Symonds to Dilshan, no run, skids through and clips his pads as he tries to work it away

6.6

Symonds to Dilshan, FOUR, that's another Dilshan slap, Symonds errs by giving him width and he forces it just wide of the diving point fielder

Delhi Daredevils 60/2   TM Dilshan 28* (16b 5x4 1x6)

7.2

Ojha to Dilshan, 1 run, makes room and pushes it wide of cover

7.6

Ojha to Dilshan, 1 run, flighted on leg and he pushes it down towards mid-on

Delhi Daredevils 68/2   TM Dilshan 30* (18b 5x4 1x6)

8.1

Symonds to Dilshan, no run, slaps it hard to the off side but he finds point, Symonds should be careful with that line

8.2

Symonds to Dilshan, no run, Dropped Dilshan gets a thick outside edge on the cut and the ball strikes Gilchrist's gloves and drops down

8.3

Symonds to Dilshan, no run

8.4

Symonds to Dilshan, FOUR, overpitches outside off and he clears the front leg and crashes it with full force past the covers

8.5

Symonds to Dilshan, 2 runs, stays back and clips him hard past midwicket, they take the first run quickly

8.6

Symonds to Dilshan, 1 run, goes for the slog but mistimes the ball to the on side

Delhi Daredevils 75/2   TM Dilshan 37* (24b 6x4 1x6)

9.1

Harmeet Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, strays on the pads and he clips it behind square on the on side

9.3

Harmeet Singh to Dilshan, no run, bowls it stump to stump and he gets beside the line and chops it down to point, he tells his partner to stay back

9.4

Harmeet Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, pushes it past the big gap between point and cover

Delhi Daredevils 78/2   TM Dilshan 39* (27b 6x4 1x6)

10.3

Symonds to Dilshan, 1 run, gets half forward and punches him hard to covers

Delhi Daredevils 85/2   TM Dilshan 40* (28b 6x4 1x6)

11.1

Harmeet Singh to Dilshan, no run, forces a full delivery straight to mid-off

11.2

Harmeet Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, strays on the pads and he clips it down to fine leg

Delhi Daredevils 86/3   TM Dilshan 41* (30b 6x4 1x6)

12.1

Sharma to Dilshan, 2 runs, cuts it to short third man and an overthrow results in an extra run

12.2

Sharma to Dilshan, 1 run

12.5

Sharma to Dilshan, 1 run, gets to the pitch of the ball and drives to cover

Delhi Daredevils 93/3   TM Dilshan 45* (33b 6x4 1x6)

13.2

Harmeet Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, he chips it to extra cover for a quick single

13.4

Harmeet Singh to Dilshan, FOUR, that's his fifty! He makes room and crashes him on the front foot square of the wicket on the off side, there's nobody patrolling the area

13.5

Harmeet Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, works it to the on side for a single

Delhi Daredevils 102/3   TM Dilshan 51* (36b 7x4 1x6)

14.1

Sharma to Dilshan, 1 run, length delivery, he turns it to deep midwicket

14.3

Sharma to Dilshan, 1 run, turns it towards fine leg

14.5

Sharma to Dilshan, no run, pushed back towards the bowler

14.6

Sharma to Dilshan, 1 run, clips it towards the on side, Deccan have really pulled things back in these last five overs

Delhi Daredevils 109/3   TM Dilshan 54* (40b 7x4 1x6)

15.1

Ojha to Dilshan, 1 run, very slow through the air, he waits for it before steering it softly with the turn to point, they scamper through for the single

15.3

Ojha to Dilshan, 1 run, makes room and pushes a full delivery down to deep extra cover

15.6

Ojha to Dilshan, 1 run, makes room and cuts him hard to wide mid-off

Delhi Daredevils 120/3   TM Dilshan 57* (43b 7x4 1x6)

16.1

Sharma to Dilshan, 1 wide, poor call! The ball actually clips his pads and rolls to the keeper as he tries to sweep

16.1

Sharma to Dilshan, 1 run, full on middle and off and he works it to the on side

16.3

Sharma to Dilshan, 2 runs, and it brings him luck, Good Lord Gibbs has dropped it, Dilshan comes down the pitch and hoicks a full toss and Gibbs drops a fairly easy take at deep midwicket

16.4

Sharma to Dilshan, 1 run, gets on the front foot and drives to long-off

Delhi Daredevils 126/3   TM Dilshan 61* (46b 7x4 1x6)

17.4

Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, makes a bit of room but he can only place it straight to deep cover, they need to find the gaps here

Delhi Daredevils 135/4   TM Dilshan 62* (47b 7x4 1x6)

18.4

Harris to Dilshan, no run, makes room and he fails to slap a length delivery, he doesn't ride the bounce there

18.5

Harris to Dilshan, 1 run, makes room and crashes a full delivery past the covers but Suman's there in the deep to cut it off

Delhi Daredevils 145/4   TM Dilshan 63* (49b 7x4 1x6)

19.1

Singh to Dilshan, 1 wide, this is a genuine wide, too wide outside off and Dilshan couldn't fetch it

19.1

Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, plenty of improvisation! He shapes to play the switch hit but he miscues the shot and the ball drops at cover just wide of the fielder

19.5

Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, OUT, hoicks him over square leg and they risk the second run, Suman fires a fast and flat throw from the deep and Dilshan was always struggling

TM Dilshan run out 65 (51b 7x4 1x6) SR: 127.45

Delhi Daredevils 153/7   TM Dilshan 65 (51b 7x4 1x6)
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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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