Indian Premier League - 1st semi final

Delhi Daredevils v Deccan Chargers

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

0.1

Harris to Gambhir, no run, gets good bounce and carry straightway, leaves it alone to Gilchrist

0.2

Harris to Gambhir, no run, he pokes his bat out half heartedly at a ball which swings away and nearly edges it

0.3

Harris to Gambhir, no run, tucks him up with a short one and after fending it away the ball dribbles close to the stumps

0.4

Harris to Gambhir, no run, lands it outside off and the ball shapes across, no shot offered

0.5

Harris to Gambhir, OUT, Gambhir chips down the track and bash it over the off side, he makes room and Harris makes him chase the ball by bowling it wide,the ball flies off the top half off the bat and sails into RP's palms at third man

G Gambhir c Singh b Harris 0 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.6

Harris to Warner, OUT, two in two! Harris is the man of the moment, he bowls it a touch wide outside off and invites the slash, Warner obliges but chops it straight to Gibbs at backward point, Harris will be on a hat-trick the next over

DA Warner c Gibbs b Harris 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Delhi Daredevils 0/2   RJ Harris 1-1-0-2

2.1

Harris to Sehwag, no run, almost a hat-trick for the team! Sehwag clips it to mid-off, calls for the run, sends him back, Dilshan struggles to make his ground and Harris fails to collect the throw cleanly from Rao

2.2

Harris to Sehwag, FOUR, take that for a response! He gets a fraction forward to a full ball and crashes it past the bowler, mid-off barely had time to blink

2.3

Harris to Sehwag, no run

2.4

Harris to Sehwag, 2 runs, punches it on the up but places it wide of mid-off

2.5

Harris to Sehwag, no run, lets go of the bouncer and nearly hangs out that periscope

2.6

Harris to Sehwag, FOUR, short and wide, you can't bowl it to Sehwag there because he will just cream you over backward point and that's exactly what he did

Delhi Daredevils 23/2   RJ Harris 2-1-10-2

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

4.2

Harris to Sehwag, (no ball) 2 runs, oversteps and Sehwag gets a leading edge which balloons over point

4.2

Harris to Sehwag, no run, Free Hit Full and wide and Sehwag crashes it straight to point

4.3

Harris to Sehwag, no run, nips back in off the pitch and he mistimes the flick to mid-on

4.4

Harris to Sehwag, 2 runs, tries to go downtown but he mistimes the loft over midwicket, the ball drops in the middle of nowhere

4.5

Harris to Sehwag, no run, stays at the crease and pushes it hard to the on side

4.6

Harris to Sehwag, 2 runs, turns his wrists and clips it just wide of square leg

Delhi Daredevils 41/2   RJ Harris 3-1-18-2

18.1

Harris to Karthik, no run, starts off with a bouncer and that climbs over his helmet as he tries to hook

18.2

Harris to Karthik, 1 wide, just a touch too wide outside off, Karthik has a desperate swish at it but the movement beats him

18.2

Harris to Karthik, SIX, the bouncer and Karthik connects well with the hook, seemed like a mis-hit at first but there was enough elevation to clear long leg

18.3

Harris to Karthik, 1 run, squeezed out to the covers and Rohit's throw is just wide of the stumps at the bowler's end, a direct hit would have sent him back

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

18.6

Harris to Karthik, OUT, through the gate! Harris fires a yorker on the base of the off and middle stumps and Karthik exposes the woodwork as he shapes to slash it square on the off side, the bails go flying

KD Karthik b Harris 9 (8b 0x4 1x6) SR: 112.50

Delhi Daredevils 145/5   RJ Harris 4-1-27-3
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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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