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)

Kumar to Suman, FOUR, short ball down the stumps and Suman hooks it over fine leg safely

Deccan Chargers 10/1   TL Suman 6* (5b 1x4)   P Kumar 0.3-0-8-0

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

Deccan Chargers 22/2   A Symonds 4* (1b 1x4)   JH Kallis 1.1-0-6-0

Vinay Kumar to Symonds, FOUR, bang, thats four! Again Symonds backs away to create room, Vinay drops the ball short but Symonds bludgeons it over extra cover and it lands just short of being a six

Deccan Chargers 31/2   A Symonds 12* (9b 2x4)   R Vinay Kumar 2-0-11-1

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

Deccan Chargers 36/2   A Symonds 16* (10b 3x4)   JH Kallis 2.2-0-12-0

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

Deccan Chargers 40/2   A Symonds 20* (11b 4x4)   JH Kallis 2.3-0-16-0

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

Deccan Chargers 45/2   HH Gibbs 11* (15b 1x4)   JH Kallis 2.5-0-21-0

van der Merwe to Sharma, FOUR, makes room for himself and cuts the ball late and fine square on the off side, its beats two men and thats a welcome boundary, really well played and terrific placement

Deccan Chargers 79/3   RG Sharma 12* (14b 1x4)   RE van der Merwe 2.2-0-18-0

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

Deccan Chargers 108/3   HH Gibbs 34* (38b 2x4 1x6)   RE van der Merwe 3.4-0-27-0

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

Deccan Chargers 114/4   HH Gibbs 40* (41b 3x4 1x6)   A Kumble 3.3-0-15-3





  • RHB


  • RHB