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)
2.1

Kallis to Suman, 1 run, pitches wide of off stump and Suman plays it to third man for one

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

2.5

Kallis to Suman, no run, short ball stops on Suman who pushes it uneasily to backward point

2.6

Kallis to Suman, no run, slow bouncer just outside off stump, Suman thinks about playing but then holds back, arches his head and allows the ball sail past to Boucher

Deccan Chargers 15/1   JH Kallis 1-0-2-0
4.1

Kallis to Symonds, FOUR, just short of a length outside off stump and Symonds doesn't disappoint, leaning onto the back foot and punching the ball between cover and point for four

4.2

Kallis to Symonds, no run, slower ball, fuller length, Symonds runs it straight to backward point

4.3

Kallis to Symonds, no run, now he digs it in short to force Symonds onto the back foot, he hops up and allows the ball come on to him before dabbing it in front of cover

4.4

Kallis to Symonds, 1 run, fuller ball and the movement draws an edge from Symonds' bat, he was waiting on the back foot and played at it late and got a thick edge between slip and gully

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   JH Kallis 2-0-7-0
6.1

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

6.2

Kallis to Symonds, FOUR, dismissed! Symonds gets back and a full ball immensely hard past mid-off where Kumble dives with an outstretched left hand in vain

6.3

Kallis to Symonds, FOUR, shot man! Again Symonds backs away and smokes the ball past a diving cover and thats four more, what batting

6.4

Kallis to Symonds, 1 run, makes room, Kallis follows him with a short ball, Symonds swats the ball through midwicket

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   JH Kallis 3-0-21-0
10.1

Kallis to Sharma, no run, Kallis pitches on a tight length just outside off stump and beats Rohit's forward defense

10.2

Kallis to Sharma, no run, Rohit comes forward and plays the ball back towards the bowler, tidy start after the break

10.3

Kallis to Sharma, 1 run, short of a length on middle stump, Rohit turns the ball towards midwicket

10.4

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

10.5

Kallis to Sharma, 1 run, fuller ball, nips back, Rohit pushes hard off the front foot and the result is a thin inside edge down the ground just wide of mid-on for a single

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   JH Kallis 4-0-24-0
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