Indian Premier League - 2nd semi final

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

7.1

van der Merwe to Dhoni, 3 runs, strays on the pads and Dhoni clips it down to fine leg, Kumble gives the chase, look at him run!

7.2

van der Merwe to Patel, 1 run, pushes it with the turn to long-on

7.3

van der Merwe to Dhoni, 1 run, pushes it towards mid-on and an enthusiastic van der Merwe runs after it

7.4

van der Merwe to Patel, 1 run, quick through the air and Parthiv digs it out to long-on

7.5

van der Merwe to Dhoni, no run, stays back and punches it back to the bowler

7.6

van der Merwe to Dhoni, 1 run, angles it on middle and leg, he works it past square-leg

Chennai Super Kings 68/1   RE van der Merwe 1-0-7-0

9.1

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

9.2

van der Merwe to Dhoni, no run, dabs it to gully and Raina charges out of his crease and scampers back, careful Sir

9.3

van der Merwe to Dhoni, 1 run, knocks it down to midwicket and picks up a single

9.4

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

9.5

van der Merwe to Dhoni, 1 run, clips it against the turn to wide mid-on

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   RE van der Merwe 2-0-11-0

15.1

van der Merwe to Dhoni, 2 runs, makes room, waits for the turn and slaps it to deep mid-off, Kohli fires a quick throw

15.2

van der Merwe to Dhoni, 1 run, gets forward and pushes it just wide of cover

15.3

van der Merwe to Morkel, 1 run, flighted on middle and leg, he pushes it to long-on

15.4

van der Merwe to Dhoni, 1 run, flighted on middle and off and he steers it down to deep point

15.5

van der Merwe to Morkel, 1 run, clips it with the turn wide of midwicket

15.6

van der Merwe to Dhoni, 1 run, pushes it through the line and takes a single to long-on

Chennai Super Kings 114/3   RE van der Merwe 3-0-18-0

17.1

van der Merwe to Morkel, 1 run, gets a lot of turn and Morkel clubs it down to long-on

17.2

van der Merwe to Dhoni, OUT, well-judged catch by Vinay! Dhoni charges down the pitch on seeing the flight and nearly succeeds in going downtown but Vinay watches it closely at long-on, falls backwards just inches from the rope

MS Dhoni c Vinay Kumar b van der Merwe 28 (30b 0x4 0x6) SR: 93.33

17.3

van der Merwe to Morkel, 1 wide, fires it quick down the leg side and he doesn't offer a shot

17.3

van der Merwe to Morkel, 1 run, waits for it and dabs it late to short third man

17.4

van der Merwe to Oram, no run, turns, clips his pads and rolls to the off side

17.5

van der Merwe to Oram, 1 run, clips it with the turn to midwicket

17.6

van der Merwe to Morkel, 1 wide

17.6

van der Merwe to Morkel, 1 leg bye

Chennai Super Kings 130/4   RE van der Merwe 4-0-23-1
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May 23, 2009

Virat Kohli lofts the ball for a six over long-on, Bangalore Royal Challengers v Chennai Super Kings, IPL, second semi-final, Johannesburg, May 23, 2009

Virat Kohli lofts the ball for a six over long-on

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May 23, 2009

Rahul Dravid works the ball to the leg side, Bangalore Royal Challengers v Chennai Super Kings, IPL, second semi-final, Johannesburg, May 23, 2009

Rahul Dravid works the ball to the leg side

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