Indian Premier League, Final: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Deccan Chargers at Johannesburg, May 24, 2009
Deccan Chargers won by 6 runs
Played at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg (neutral venue)
24 May 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)

Kumble to Gilchrist, no run, fizzed up on a length outside off and Gilchrist defends to cover


Kumble to Gilchrist, no run, slower ball, flighted outside leg stump, comes down and defends


Kumble to Gilchrist, OUT, knocked him over! Kumble takes out Gilchrist! Kumble maintains that excellent line, keeps it slow through the air, Gilchrist dances out and tries to club the ball over the leg side but misses the wrong un and the ball shatters into the stumps, good delivery, poor execution

AC Gilchrist b Kumble 0 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00


Kumble to Suman, no run, flatter, middle and leg and Suman comes forward to defend


Kumble to Suman, 2 runs, ooooooh, down comes Suman to a full and flat ball on leg stump and he gets an inside edge between midwicket and square leg


Kumble to Suman, no run, flights it up on off stump, legbreak, played to backward point

Deccan Chargers 2/1   A Kumble 1-0-2-1

Kumble to Symonds, no run, slowly floats it up outside off and Symonds pushes to extra cover


Kumble to Symonds, 2 runs, short ball, hurries on but Symonds pulls it past midwicket for two


Kumble to Symonds, 1 run, thats just too short but Symonds can only pull a single out to Roelof at deep midwicket


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


Kumble to Symonds, OUT, what a way to get out! Kumble slides another wrong 'un down leg stump, its short and sits up to be pulled but Symonds cannot connect at all, the ball hits him under the arm, drops onto his thighs and then lands on leg stump to dislodge the bails

A Symonds b Kumble 33 (21b 4x4 1x6) SR: 157.14


Kumble to Sharma, 1 leg bye, slides down leg stump, ball skims the pads, they run a leg bye

Deccan Chargers 59/3   A Kumble 2-0-5-2

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


Kumble to Sharma, no run, shorter ball, breaks away, he pulls and misses


Kumble to Sharma, 2 runs, rank short ball, makes room and slaps it over extra cover, looks a four but Pandey gives it all he's got, diving forward and saves a boundary, excellent fielding in the deep


Kumble to Sharma, 1 run, full and flat on the pads and turned around the corner for one


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


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

Deccan Chargers 74/3   A Kumble 3-0-10-2

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


Kumble to Sharma, OUT, and Kumble strikes again on return thanks to an excellent catch from Pandey! He floats it up, gets some turn, Rohit makes room and dances out looking to go over extra cover for six but doesn't connect, the ball is up in the air for ages and Pandey covers a lot of ground on the run from long-off and dives forward to pluck a great catch with two hands

RG Sharma c Pandey b Kumble 24 (23b 1x4 1x6) SR: 104.34


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


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


Kumble to Venugopal Rao, no run, wrong 'un on middle and leg, comes out and pushes it straight


Kumble to Venugopal Rao, OUT, four for Kumble! Venugopal Rao chucks it away with a loose inside-out shot, charges out but cannot get enough elevation and the ball goes straight to the man back on the extra cover boundary

Y Venugopal Rao c Taylor b Kumble 0 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Deccan Chargers 115/5   A Kumble 4-0-16-4





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