1.1

Kumar to Gibbs, 1 wide, pitches full down leg stump and swings further for a wide

1.1

Kumar to Gibbs, 1 wide, even further down the pads and thats another freebie to Deccan

1.1

Kumar to Gibbs, 1 run, off the mark now is Gibbs, opening the face and dabbing a length ball down to third man

1.5

Kumar to Gibbs, no run, good stuff from PK, thats hit a good length outside off stump and Gibbs has to come forward and defend solidly to the off side

1.6

Kumar to Gibbs, 2 runs, a tad shorter and wider and Gibbs steers it to third man for two

Deccan Chargers 13/1   HH Gibbs 3* (3b)

2.2

Kallis to Gibbs, no run, good length outside off, subtle movement back in, Gibbs defends

2.3

Kallis to Gibbs, no run, back of a length and Gibbs pushes at, then checks the shot to cover

2.4

Kallis to Gibbs, 1 run, comes forward to a length ball and drives hard to short cover, where Uthappa flings himself to his right and saves runs, a good effort from him there

Deccan Chargers 15/1   HH Gibbs 4* (6b)

3.1

Vinay Kumar to Gibbs, 1 run, starts off with a straight ball, to which Gibbs is coming out before and then turns it wide of midwicket for a single

3.4

Vinay Kumar to Gibbs, no run, good length, movement back in, Gibbs defends solidly to cover

3.5

Vinay Kumar to Gibbs, no run, straighter ball and Gibbs gets the wrists into play, flicking it to midwicket

3.6

Vinay Kumar to Gibbs, no run, better length outside off stump, luring Gibbs into a checked shot thats played a tad uppishly to cover

Deccan Chargers 18/2   HH Gibbs 5* (10b)

4.5

Kallis to Gibbs, no run, good shot and good fielding by Uthappa at cover, Gibbs gets onto the front foot and drives a length ball but Uthappa tumbles to his right athletically

4.6

Kallis to Gibbs, no run, good use of the bouncer, Gibbs goes for a pull and misses

Deccan Chargers 23/2   HH Gibbs 5* (12b)

5.4

Vinay Kumar to Gibbs, 1 run, pitches it up outside off, Gibbs lunges forward and pushes to mid-off

Deccan Chargers 25/2   HH Gibbs 6* (13b)

6.1

Kallis to Gibbs, 1 run, on the pads and he glances it around the corner for a single

6.5

Kallis to Gibbs, FOUR, and now thats edged smack between slip and Boucher! Good ball, hits a length and lures Gibbs away from the body, he defends and the deviation draws a perfect edge

6.6

Kallis to Gibbs, no run, pitches it up, Gibbs gets over it and angles the ball to backward point

Deccan Chargers 45/2   HH Gibbs 11* (16b 1x4)

7.6

van der Merwe to Gibbs, no run, slower ball, tossed up on middle and leg and Gibbs defends

Deccan Chargers 54/2   HH Gibbs 11* (17b 1x4)

8.4

Kumble to Gibbs, 1 leg bye, wrong 'un pitches straight and beats the bat as Gibbs plays over it, Kumble appeals but the umpire shakes his head, was probably missing leg stump, Gibbs gets a leg bye

Deccan Chargers 58/2   HH Gibbs 11* (18b 1x4)

9.3

Kumar to Gibbs, 2 runs, straighter ball, slower too, Gibbs turns it off his pads and runs hard

9.4

Kumar to Gibbs, no run, good length just outside off, he comes onto the front foot and defends

9.5

Kumar to Gibbs, no run, nips back in off a length and he blocks it back, thats good bowling

9.6

Kumar to Gibbs, no run, fuller outside off stump, swings away, no shot offered

Deccan Chargers 62/3   HH Gibbs 13* (22b 1x4)

10.4

Kallis to Gibbs, 1 run, length ball outside off, Gibbs pushes off the front foot past cover

10.6

Kallis to Gibbs, no run, shorter length, nips back and cramps Gibbs, who plays it late and pushes it to the on side, Gibbs wants one but Rohit shoos him back, Kallis dives and flicks the ball back but Gibbs just manages to lunge his bat across the line safely

Deccan Chargers 65/3   HH Gibbs 14* (24b 1x4)

11.2

van der Merwe to Gibbs, 1 run, tosses it up, Gibbs makes room and gives him the charge, driving over cover but the ball lands safely and Uthappa moves well to cut it off on the bounce

11.4

van der Merwe to Gibbs, no run, slows it up, lands it on the pads, worked straight to the fielder

11.5

van der Merwe to Gibbs, 1 run, good ball on a length, Gibbs makes room and dabs it square

Deccan Chargers 69/3   HH Gibbs 16* (27b 1x4)

12.1

Kumble to Gibbs, 1 run, short outside off, Gibbs goes back to cut and inside-edges to cover

12.5

Kumble to Gibbs, no run, slower ball, straight, Gibbs comes out and slaps the ball hard but cannot time it and Kumble cuts it off to his left

12.6

Kumble to Gibbs, 1 run, shorter in length and this one is pulled out to deep midwicket

Deccan Chargers 74/3   HH Gibbs 18* (30b 1x4)

13.1

van der Merwe to Gibbs, 1 run, tossed up on a length, turns away from off stump and Gibbs drives past the covers, he tries another run but has to turn back and dive as a good throw is returned

13.4

van der Merwe to Gibbs, no run, shorter ball, Gibbs goes back to pull but chops it back to Roelof

13.5

van der Merwe to Gibbs, 1 run, makes room and hurries to push a quicker ball past cover

Deccan Chargers 81/3   HH Gibbs 20* (33b 1x4)

14.1

Kumar to Gibbs, SIX, shot at last from Gibbs! Just gets across and uses the wrists to whip a straight ball flat over midwicket for half a dozen

14.2

Kumar to Gibbs, 2 runs, slower ball, pitched up, he pushes it down to long-off and runs hard for the second, the sweeper it slow and returns the ball to Boucher's end but Gibbs is safe

14.3

Kumar to Gibbs, 1 wide, tries a slower ball but its down the pads, Gibbs advances and misses

14.3

Kumar to Gibbs, 1 run, better placement to a fuller and straighter one, just gets across and paddles it down to the man at fine leg for a single

Deccan Chargers 91/3   HH Gibbs 29* (36b 1x4 1x6)

15.2

van der Merwe to Gibbs, 1 run, hits a good length and turns away, Gibbs waits and steers it fine

15.4

van der Merwe to Gibbs, FOUR, good shot from Gibbs, making room to slap a short ball from off stump into the gap behind backward point, the man is to fine and thats a boundary

15.5

van der Merwe to Gibbs, 1 run, dances down but Roelof spots him and follows him with a slower, flatter ball which Gibbs manages to turn past square leg out to Kohli in the deep

Deccan Chargers 109/3   HH Gibbs 35* (39b 2x4 1x6)

16.1

Kumble to Gibbs, 1 run, skips out and collects on the full, driving down to long-on

16.3

Kumble to Gibbs, FOUR, short ball outside off and he gets back to pull past square leg for four

16.4

Kumble to Gibbs, 1 run, smarter slower ball on a length, Gibbs drives past extra cover

Deccan Chargers 115/4   HH Gibbs 41* (42b 3x4 1x6)

17.3

Vinay Kumar to Gibbs, 1 run, takes a couple steps down and tries to pull a short ball but makes poor contact and the ball ends up dribbling between midwicket and mid-on

17.5

Vinay Kumar to Gibbs, 2 runs, searches for the blockhole but doesn't quite find it, Gibbs makes room and drives the ball down to long-on where Kohli does well to stop the ball

17.6

Vinay Kumar to Gibbs, 2 runs, again he drives a straight and full ball down the ground to long-on

Deccan Chargers 125/5   HH Gibbs 46* (45b 3x4 1x6)

18.2

Kumar to Gibbs, no run, superb ball, slows the pace and keeps it very full and straight so Gibbs, coming out, can only jam the ball back down the track

18.3

Kumar to Gibbs, SIX, now he connects, and connects well, getting underneath a length ball and slamming it over mid-on for a flat six that brings up his half-century

18.4

Kumar to Gibbs, 1 run, shorter in length, again he advances and now swats it past mid-on

Deccan Chargers 133/5   HH Gibbs 53* (48b 3x4 2x6)
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May 24, 2009

South African president Jacob Zuma hands the Deccan Chargers the IPL trophy, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Deccan Chargers, IPL, final, Johannesburg, May 24, 2009

South African president Jacob Zuma hands the Deccan Chargers the IPL trophy

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May 24, 2009

Rahul Dravid is miffed with himself for getting out, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Deccan Chargers, IPL, final, Johannesburg, May 24, 2009

Rahul Dravid is miffed with himself for getting out

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