Indian Premier League - 21st match

Mumbai Indians v Chennai Super Kings

Mumbai Indians won by 5 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)

Toss Sachin Tendulkar has won the toss and chosen to bowl.

Tendulkar: "I feel the wicket looks a bit sticky and we want to bowl first to exploit the conditions. We are going with the same team. "

Dhoni: "We wanted to bat first anyway. Last few games we have put pressure on our batting, while chasing. We want to bat first and give our bowlers something to defend. Being a finisher is a responsibility more than pressure. You are privileged to be in a position where everybody expects you to fire. It's a challenge and a responsibility."

Dhoni also said that he would be keeping. All set for the game to resume. Parthiv Patel to take strike. Hayden is at the other end.

0.1

McLaren to Patel, 1 run, length delivery came in from outside leg stump line, worked through midwicket

0.2

McLaren to Hayden, 1 wide, It's a lefty on strike and McLaren slips it down the leg side

0.2

McLaren to Hayden, 1 run, length delivery, around 134 kmph, bit of shape in, towards the middle stump, Hayden was getting ready for the big swinging drive and edges it to the on side

0.3

McLaren to Patel, no run, landed just outside leg and hit Parthiv on the pads in front of the stumps ..

0.4

McLaren to Patel, no run, fullish, around the off stump line, driven crsiply square of the wicket where R Sathish, a very good fielder, makes a diving stop to his left

0.5

McLaren to Patel, 2 runs, on the middle and leg line, Patel presses back to clip it towards deep midwicket

0.6

McLaren to Patel, no run, back of length and outside off stump, Patel tries to cut it but doesn't get any wood on leather

End of over 1 (5 runs) Chennai Super Kings 5/0 (RR: 5.00)
PA Patel    3* (5b)      R McLaren    1-0-5-0
ML Hayden    1* (1b)     

1.1

Khan to Hayden, 1 wide, swing and a miss.. It was well outside the off stump and Hayden couldn't reach it

1.1

Khan to Hayden, no run, takes a forward stride and heaves the length delivery to Malinga at mid-on

1.2

Khan to Hayden, FOUR, Edged to third man boundary. Zaheer got it to move away from Hayden who went for the big off drive and ended up slashing it over the slip cordon

1.3

Khan to Hayden, FOUR, Bang. Full in length and outside off stump and Hayden plays a crunchy square drive over point.

1.4

Khan to Hayden, FOUR, It's 2003 World-cup all over again. Hayden taking Zaheer to the cleaners. He took a positive forward stride out and crashed the short-of-length delivery over point.

1.5

Khan to Hayden, FOUR, Whaddaplayaaaa! He has almost decapitated Zak. He moved forward to scythe through the line of a back-of-length delivery and smashed it past Zaheer!

1.6

Khan to Hayden, no run, Zaheer moves to round the stumps now and fires a high bouncer, left alone

End of over 2 (17 runs) Chennai Super Kings 22/0 (RR: 11.00)
ML Hayden    17* (7b 4x4)      Z Khan    1-0-17-0
PA Patel    3* (5b)      R McLaren    1-0-5-0

2.1

McLaren to Patel, no run, full in length around middle and off line, defended on the front foot

2.2

McLaren to Patel, 1 leg bye, full in length and just outside leg stump, Patel fails to put it away and will collect a leg bye...

2.3

McLaren to Hayden, 2 runs, tries the yorker, ends as a low full toss and Hayden holds his balance to flick it from outside off to deep midwicket

2.4

McLaren to Hayden, no run, full in length and cutting away from middle stump line, Hayden gets a leading edge on the attempted on drive and the ball rolls to cover

2.5

McLaren to Hayden, 1 run, full toss, perhaps Hayden was surprised as he pats it calmly to mid-off

2.6

McLaren to Patel, 1 wide, another yorker attempted, sprays it down the leg-side, though

2.6

McLaren to Patel, FOUR, Nicely flicked away or as they say, pick-up shot. It was again on the legs and Patel wrists it up and over square-leg

End of over 3 (9 runs) Chennai Super Kings 31/0 (RR: 10.33)
PA Patel    7* (8b 1x4)      R McLaren    2-0-13-0
ML Hayden    20* (10b 4x4)      Z Khan    1-0-17-0

Mini-mongoose is out now! Zaheer has been hit out of the attack

3.1

Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, 1 wide, spins down the leg side and Tare does well to gather it

3.1

Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, no run, outside off stump, Hayden fails to connect with his shot and Tare collects

3.2

Harbhajan Singh to Hayden, OUT, It's the skidding slider from round the stumps that has taken out Haydos! Super delivery that. It landed on a length outside off and skidded in, with the angle, and Hayden tried to push it out to the off side but pushed his bat outside the line and was trapped in front.

ML Hayden lbw b Harbhajan Singh 20 (12b 4x4 0x6) SR: 166.66

3.3

Harbhajan Singh to Raina, no run, stretches well forward to defend

3.4

Harbhajan Singh to Raina, 2 runs, on the pads, turned to square-leg

3.5

Harbhajan Singh to Raina, no run

3.6

Harbhajan Singh to Raina, 2 runs, moves outside leg and drives hard to covers where Tiwary makes a diving half-stop

End of over 4 (5 runs) Chennai Super Kings 36/1 (RR: 9.00)
SK Raina    4* (4b)      Harbhajan Singh    1-0-5-1
PA Patel    7* (8b 1x4)      R McLaren    2-0-13-0

4.1

McLaren to Patel, no run, length delivery on the off stump line, pushed out to point

4.2

McLaren to Patel, no run, length delivery around off stump line, jabbed out to the on side

4.3

McLaren to Patel, 1 run, short in length, outside off stump, run down to third man

4.4

McLaren to Raina, no run

4.5

McLaren to Raina, 1 run, moves outsidee leg stumpp, McLaren slips in a slower one, pushed out to left of mid-off

4.6

McLaren to Patel, OUT, Ah! what a way to go! It was the attempted yorker that ended up as a low dipping full toss curving away. Patel had moved outside leg stump and tried to adjust to the curving full delivery by flicking it but missed and also lost his balance. The ball hit the pad and fell on the stumps!

PA Patel b McLaren 8 (12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

End of over 5 (2 runs) Chennai Super Kings 38/2 (RR: 7.60)
     R McLaren    3-0-15-1
SK Raina    5* (6b)      Harbhajan Singh    1-0-5-1

5.1

Bravo to Raina, SIX, Swat-flick! It was full in length and around the leg stump line, Raina swat-flicks it, ala Moin Khan used to do in the 90's, for a six over backward square-leg

5.2

Bravo to Raina, FOUR, Gorgeous shot. Full in length outside off stump and Raina plays a peachy punchy extra-cover drive

5.3

Bravo to Raina, 1 run, There you go! Bravo finally bowls it short at Raina who hops to jab it away to the on side

5.4

Bravo to Badrinath, 1 run, short in legnth on the middle and leg, tucked behind square-leg

5.5

Bravo to Raina, no run, kicks up from short of length, cut to point

5.6

Bravo to Raina, 1 run, bouncing short of length delivery outside off, dabbed to third man

End of over 6 (13 runs) Chennai Super Kings 51/2 (RR: 8.50)
SK Raina    17* (11b 1x4 1x6)      DJ Bravo    1-0-13-0
S Badrinath    1* (1b)      R McLaren    3-0-15-1

6.1

Harbhajan Singh to Raina, 1 run, stretches forward to punch it to long-off

6.2

Harbhajan Singh to Badrinath, 1 run, flighted outside off, eased past Harbhajan who should have stopped it

6.3

Harbhajan Singh to Raina, 1 run, flighted around leg stump, turns in, nudged to square-leg

6.4

Harbhajan Singh to Badrinath, 1 run, leans across to push the off break to point for a single

6.5

Harbhajan Singh to Raina, no run, goes for the sweep and edges it to the on side

6.6

Harbhajan Singh to Raina, no run, Another dot ball and it's yet another fine tight over from Bhajji.. He has been bowling really well this IPL.

End of over 7 (4 runs) Chennai Super Kings 55/2 (RR: 7.85)
SK Raina    19* (15b 1x4 1x6)      Harbhajan Singh    2-0-9-1
S Badrinath    3* (3b)      DJ Bravo    1-0-13-0

7.1

Bravo to Badrinath, no run, leans forward to defend the length delivery to the off side

7.2

Bravo to Badrinath, no run, length delivery around off stump, another dot ball.. a defensive push to cover

7.3

Bravo to Badrinath, no run, full in length and outside off, steered straight to backward point. Badri can't get a single here

7.4

Bravo to Badrinath, 1 leg bye, cuts in to the clip the pad and they collect a leg bye

7.5

Bravo to Raina, FOUR, from round the stumps, a lifting delivery that seemed to have cramped-up Raina but he wriggles free with a lovely upper cut. He arched back to create room and managed to connect. Neat.

7.6

Bravo to Raina, 1 run, tip and run .. pushed to the off side and off they go. Pollard has a shy at the non-striker's end, Raina dives back to the crease. Had the throw found its mark, it could have got interesting

End of over 8 (6 runs) Chennai Super Kings 61/2 (RR: 7.62)
SK Raina    24* (17b 2x4 1x6)      DJ Bravo    2-0-18-0
S Badrinath    3* (7b)      Harbhajan Singh    2-0-9-1

8.1

Harbhajan Singh to Raina, 2 runs, full in length, punched to long-off region

8.2

Harbhajan Singh to Raina, FOUR, gives width outside leg stump and Raina pulls it away to the long-leg boundary

8.3

Harbhajan Singh to Raina, 1 run, pushes it through quicker, edged wide of short third-man

8.4

Harbhajan Singh to Badrinath, 1 run, goes well back to turn it behind square-leg

8.5

Harbhajan Singh to Raina, 1 run, moves outside leg stump, and it looked like he was almost beaten by the flight and the turn but adjusted at the last minute to dab it to short third man

8.6

Harbhajan Singh to Badrinath, 1 run, stays back to clip it away to the on side

Time out

End of over 9 (10 runs) Chennai Super Kings 71/2 (RR: 7.88)
S Badrinath    5* (9b)      Harbhajan Singh    3-0-19-1
SK Raina    32* (21b 3x4 1x6)      DJ Bravo    2-0-18-0

9.1

Bravo to Badrinath, 1 run, leans forward and across to push the length delivery to the off side

9.2

Bravo to Raina, SIX, The Raina shot. Heave over midwicket. He has done it often enough now. He cleared the front foot and swung the short-of-length delivery over wide midwicket

9.3

Bravo to Raina, FOUR, Low full toss around off stump line, Raina crouches, opens the bat-face and guides it superbly to backward point boundary

9.4

Bravo to Raina, 1 run, leans forward to work the length delivery past square-leg

9.5

Bravo to Badrinath, 1 run, short in length around off stump, dabbed wide of midwicket for a single that would bring Raina back on strike

9.6

Bravo to Raina, 1 run, short in length, swatted through midwicket

End of over 10 (14 runs) Chennai Super Kings 85/2 (RR: 8.50)
SK Raina    44* (25b 4x4 2x6)      DJ Bravo    3-0-32-0
S Badrinath    7* (11b)      Harbhajan Singh    3-0-19-1

10.1

Malinga to Raina, 2 runs, Malinga starts off with slower one, on the middle and leg, turned to fine-leg region.

10.2

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, second slower one, this time outside off, run down to third man

10.3

Malinga to Badrinath, no run, The slowish bouncer .. Badri can't connect with his upper cut and it bounces once before it reaches the keeper

10.4

Malinga to Badrinath, FOUR, fires in a bouncer on the leg stump line, Badri is late on the pull and edges it , Tare is late on the jump and the ball flies to the boundary

10.5

Malinga to Badrinath, 1 wide, sprays it full and just down the leg side

10.5

Malinga to Badrinath, 1 run, slower one outside off stump, run down to third man

10.6

Malinga to Raina, 1 leg bye, full delivery just outside leg stump, rolls of the pad

End of over 11 (10 runs) Chennai Super Kings 95/2 (RR: 8.63)
SK Raina    47* (28b 4x4 2x6)      SL Malinga    1-0-9-0
S Badrinath    12* (14b 1x4)      DJ Bravo    3-0-32-0

11.1

Khan to Raina, 1 run, full in length, on the middle, turned to deep midwicket

11.2

Khan to Badrinath, no run, short in length, steered to Pollard at backward point

11.3

Khan to Badrinath, 2 runs, forced away wide of Shikhar Dhawn at sweeper cover

11.4

Khan to Badrinath, 1 run, moves outside leg stump and late cuts the length delivery from middle-stump line to third man

11.5

Khan to Raina, 1 no ball, a beamer down the leg side ... high full toss moves past Raina

11.5

Khan to Raina, 1 run, stays back to swat the back-of-length delivery to deep midwicket

11.6

Khan to Badrinath, no run, he expected the short delivery and moved towards the offside but failed to connect with the pull shot ..

End of over 12 (6 runs) Chennai Super Kings 101/2 (RR: 8.41)
S Badrinath    15* (18b 1x4)      Z Khan    2-0-23-0
SK Raina    49* (31b 4x4 2x6)      SL Malinga    1-0-9-0

12.1

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, fires it in full and straight, raina brings up his fifty with a punch down to long-off . His sixth IPL fifty

12.2

Malinga to Badrinath, FOUR, moves outside leg stump, gets ready for the big hit over covers but picks up the slower one late .. he adjusts by taking the bottom-hand off the handle and slices the ball over backward point

12.3

Malinga to Badrinath, no run, really full one, Badri edges the drive to his pad

12.4

Malinga to Badrinath, 1 wide, full and down the leg side .. wide

12.4

Malinga to Badrinath, 1 run, fires it in full, almost a yorker , pushed out through mid-on

12.5

Malinga to Raina, FOUR, fullish, outside off stump, Raina stays adjacent to the line, crouches and steers it to left of wide third man where Harbhajan Singh makes a mess of it .. he doesn't' get down in time and lets the ball slip through his fingers

12.6

Malinga to Raina, no run, low full toss outside off, sliced away but Pollard intercepts at backward point

End of over 13 (11 runs) Chennai Super Kings 112/2 (RR: 8.61)
SK Raina    54* (34b 5x4 2x6)      SL Malinga    2-0-20-0
S Badrinath    20* (21b 2x4)      Z Khan    2-0-23-0

13.1

McLaren to Badrinath, FOUR, moves forward to crash a low full toss to wide long-on boundary

13.2

McLaren to Badrinath, 1 run, slower one, on the middle stump line, Badri edges the off drive to the on side

13.3

McLaren to Raina, 1 run, low dipping full toss, pushed to long-off

13.4

McLaren to Badrinath, no run, fullish outside off, steered to backward point

13.5

McLaren to Badrinath, 1 wide, tries the slower one but loses direction

13.5

McLaren to Badrinath, no run, full in length on the middle stump line, Badri moves outside leg stump line and edges the intended off drive to the leg side

13.6

McLaren to Badrinath, 1 run, moves towards off side and swings the full length delivery to long-leg

End of over 14 (8 runs) Chennai Super Kings 120/2 (RR: 8.57)
S Badrinath    26* (26b 3x4)      R McLaren    4-0-23-1
SK Raina    55* (35b 5x4 2x6)      SL Malinga    2-0-20-0

14.1

Harbhajan Singh to Badrinath, 2 runs, leans forward to wrist the off break from outside off past square-leg

14.2

Harbhajan Singh to Badrinath, 1 run, moves outside leg and cuts to short third man

14.3

Harbhajan Singh to Raina, 1 run, clears the front foot and tries to heave the full toss over midwicket but makes a mess of it .. the ball rolls through mid-on

14.4

Harbhajan Singh to Badrinath, no run, tries to swing it to the on side but can't beat short midwicket

14.5

Harbhajan Singh to Badrinath, 1 run, goes down the track and drives to long-on

14.6

Harbhajan Singh to Raina, 1 run, full delivery, hit down to long-off.

End of over 15 (6 runs) Chennai Super Kings 126/2 (RR: 8.40)
SK Raina    57* (37b 5x4 2x6)      Harbhajan Singh    4-0-25-1
S Badrinath    30* (30b 3x4)      R McLaren    4-0-23-1

15.1

Khan to Raina, 1 run, banged in short, pulled away to deep square-leg .. doesn't quite connect well

15.2

Khan to Badrinath, 1 run, slower one, full, just about lifted over short straight cover

15.3

Khan to Raina, 1 run, full and straight, driven to mid-off

15.4

Khan to Badrinath, 2 runs, fullish on the off stump line, sliced away to deep cover .. Bravo fires the throw to Zaheer Khan ..

15.5

Khan to Badrinath, 1 run, goes for the yorker, accurate too, dug out to the on side

15.6

Khan to Raina, FOUR, the bouncer arrives, Raina seems to have taken his eyes off the ball but goes through with his swat-pull and connects

End of over 16 (10 runs) Chennai Super Kings 136/2 (RR: 8.50)
SK Raina    63* (40b 6x4 2x6)      Z Khan    3-0-33-0
S Badrinath    34* (33b 3x4)      Harbhajan Singh    4-0-25-1

16.1

Malinga to Badrinath, 1 leg bye, length delivery outside off stump, Badri tries to swing it to the on side but has to be contend just picking up a leg bye

16.2

Malinga to Raina, no run, slips in a slower one and Raina is way too early with his slog and misses the ball completely

16.3

Malinga to Raina, SIX, The Raina heave over wide midwicket. He clears the front foot and biffs the short-of-length delivery over the boundary. It was the slightly slower one.

16.4

Malinga to Raina, 2 runs, yorker outside off stump, dug out to backward point and Pollard misses the stumps. Overthrows.

16.5

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, Another yorker, again dug out to Pollard who doesn't throw this time

16.6

Malinga to Badrinath, 1 wide, goes for the yorker but slips it down the leg side

16.6

Malinga to Badrinath, FOUR, the slightly slower bouncer around off, Badri opens-up his stance and pulls it away to wide midwicket boundary

End of over 17 (15 runs) Chennai Super Kings 151/2 (RR: 8.88)
S Badrinath    38* (35b 4x4)      SL Malinga    3-0-34-0
SK Raina    72* (44b 6x4 3x6)      Z Khan    3-0-33-0

17.1

Bravo to Raina, 1 run, really full delivery on middle and leg, turned to fine-leg

17.2

Bravo to Badrinath, FOUR, Whack! Badrinath clears the front foot and thrashes the length delivery to the straight boundary

17.3

Bravo to Badrinath, 1 run, whip-flicks the full delivery to right of deep midwicket

17.4

Bravo to Raina, 1 run, goes for the yorker, turned to square-leg

17.5

Bravo to Badrinath, 2 runs, really full delivery, whipped away to deep midwicket

17.6

Bravo to Badrinath, 1 run, driven hard through to deep cover for a single

End of over 18 (10 runs) Chennai Super Kings 161/2 (RR: 8.94)
S Badrinath    46* (39b 5x4)      DJ Bravo    4-0-42-0
SK Raina    74* (46b 6x4 3x6)      SL Malinga    3-0-34-0

18.1

Khan to Badrinath, 1 run, yorker length on the off stump line, Badri lifts the front leg in the air and whips it to fine-leg region

18.2

Khan to Raina, 1 run, pretty full in length, Raina can't get under the ball, drives to long-on

18.3

Khan to Badrinath, FOUR, Fifty for Badri as well. He brings it up by smashing the full delivery to the long-on boundary

18.4

Khan to Badrinath, 1 run, driven down to long-on for a single

18.5

Khan to Raina, FOUR, low full toss, swung away to wide midwicket boundary, well clear of Tiwary manning the deep

18.6

Khan to Raina, 1 run, yorker ends up as a low dipping full toss, run down to third man

End of over 19 (12 runs) Chennai Super Kings 173/2 (RR: 9.10)
SK Raina    80* (49b 7x4 3x6)      Z Khan    4-0-45-0
S Badrinath    52* (42b 6x4)      DJ Bravo    4-0-42-0

19.1

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, low full toss well outside off stump, sliced to third man

19.2

Malinga to Badrinath, 1 run, stays well back inside the crease and drives the full delivery to cover

19.3

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, really full delivery, Raina can't do much with it except driving it straight to long-off

19.4

Malinga to Badrinath, 1 run, slings across yet another full delivery, mistimes the slog to midwicket

19.5

Malinga to Raina, 1 wide, yorker length well outside off, Raina tries to reach out but doesn't connect

19.5

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, full delivery, driven to Tiwary at long-off. Just a single.

19.6

Malinga to Badrinath, 1 run, again full and straight, just another single to long-on. Fine over this from Malinga .

Mumbai need 181 to win. Will they? Join us in a short while

End of over 20 (7 runs) Chennai Super Kings 180/2
S Badrinath    55* (45b 6x4)      SL Malinga    4-0-41-0
SK Raina    83* (52b 7x4 3x6)      Z Khan    4-0-45-0
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Mar 25, 2010

Shikhar Dhawan drives during his fifty, Mumbai Indians v Chennai Super Kings, IPL, Mumbai, March 25, 2010

Shikhar Dhawan drives during his fifty

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Dwayne Bravo celebrates the winning runs, Mumbai Indians v Chennai Super Kings, IPL, Mumbai, March 25, 2010

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