Indian Premier League, 2nd Semi-Final: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings at Johannesburg, May 23, 2009
Indian Premier League - 2nd semi final
Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Played at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg (neutral venue)
23 May 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)
8.5

Kallis to Raina, no run, pushes it to the on side

8.6

Kallis to Raina, 1 run, angles it on the body and he shuffles and works it to short fine-leg

Chennai Super Kings 70/2   SK Raina 1* (2b)
9.1

van der Merwe to Raina, 1 run, flighted on middle and off, he clips it to short square-leg

9.4

van der Merwe to Raina, 1 run, kneels down and mows him to deep square-leg

9.6

van der Merwe to Raina, no run, squirts it hard back to the bowler and he slides and intercepts it

Chennai Super Kings 74/2   SK Raina 3* (5b)
10.3

Kallis to Raina, no run, gets beside the line and taps it hard to Kohli at backward point

10.4

Kallis to Raina, no run, teases him with a short ball that fizzes over the stumps, he sways backwards but offers no shot

10.5

Kallis to Raina, 1 wide, strays down the legside and Raina opts out of the shot again

10.5

Kallis to Raina, 1 run, gets beside the line and taps him hard to Taylor at deep cover

Chennai Super Kings 77/2   SK Raina 4* (8b)
11.1

Kumble to Raina, 2 runs, makes room and cuts a straighter delivery to deep cover

11.2

Kumble to Raina, 1 leg bye, sweeps but the ball clips his pads and rolls to the on side

11.6

Kumble to Raina, 1 run, comes down the pitch and drives inside out to gully, Uthappa is the fielder

Chennai Super Kings 84/2   SK Raina 7* (11b)
12.1

Vinay Kumar to Raina, FOUR, Raina bends his left knee for his trademark loft, he gets a lot of elevation and the placement is just right as the ball drops wide of Praveen Kumar at deep extra cover

12.2

Vinay Kumar to Raina, SIX, out of there! He drops it short and Raina stays at the wicket and plays a humongous pull over wide long-on, all the spectators had to crank their necks, the ball is lost

12.3

Vinay Kumar to Raina, no run, hits the deck hard and Raina withdraws from the upper cut

12.4

Vinay Kumar to Raina, no run, gets beside the line and steers it to backward point

12.5

Vinay Kumar to Raina, 1 run, the short ball comes on real quick and the ball strikes his elbow as he shapes to pull

Chennai Super Kings 95/2   SK Raina 18* (16b 1x4 1x6)
13.4

Kumble to Raina, 1 run, comes down the pitch and he works it to long-off

13.6

Kumble to Raina, 1 run, gives it a lot of air on the legstump and Rains scoops it over midwicket, Taylor picks it up

Chennai Super Kings 104/2   SK Raina 20* (18b 1x4 1x6)
14.1

Kumar to Raina, OUT, and another bowling change works! Praveen Kumar very cleverly bowls the slow leg cutter and Raina, who chips down the pitch, miscues the loft and the ball is chipped in the air, Boucher snaps it easily

SK Raina c †Boucher b Kumar 20 (19b 1x4 1x6) SR: 105.26

Chennai Super Kings 104/3   SK Raina 20 (19b 1x4 1x6)
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