Indian Premier League - 3rd place play-off

Royal Challengers Bangalore v Deccan Chargers

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 9 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)

6.2

Steyn to Smith, no run, pushed him back with that short of a length delivery, defended into the leg side

6.3

Steyn to Smith, no run, back of a length on middle, gets back and knocks it down cautiously into the off side

6.4

Steyn to Smith, no run, shortish again, stands tall and slaps it towards mid-off

6.5

Steyn to Smith, no run, full on middle, pushes it towards mid-on from the crease

6.6

Steyn to Smith, no run, short of a good length outside off and moves away, thinks of playing at it but withdraws at the right time, that was a wicket-maiden, a rarity this tournament

Deccan Chargers 27/4   DR Smith 0* (5b)

7.2

Kumar to Smith, 1 run, short on the off, swats it as Steyn runs across and cuts it off from fine leg

7.4

Kumar to Smith, FOUR, Dwayne Smith senses a chance with that back of a length delivery outside off, swipes it through square leg for a welcome boundary

7.5

Kumar to Smith, no run, a dibbly slower legcutter, Smith had shaped himself for another attacking shot but adapted well, moving back and pushing it back to the bowler

7.6

Kumar to Smith, no run, appeal for obstructing the field: slower one again, pushes it back to the bowler and rushes for a single, the non-striker sends him back in time, Praveen tries to collect and throw it back onto the stumps at Smith's end but collides with Smith who turns to make it back to the crease, Praveen appears to have hurt his waist, Uthappa appealed but there was no response from the umpire, difficult to determine whether the collision was intentional

Deccan Chargers 34/4   DR Smith 5* (9b 1x4)

8.2

Kumble to Smith, OUT, bowled'im! Bowled from slightly wide of the crease, that was the slider, Smith played outside the line to that one, it slid in to beat him through the gate and crash into the stumps

DR Smith b Kumble 5 (10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Deccan Chargers 35/5   DR Smith 5 (10b 1x4)
Tournament Results
Super Kings v Mum Indians at Mumbai - Apr 25, 2010
Super Kings won by 22 runs
RCB v Chargers at Mumbai - Apr 24, 2010
RCB won by 9 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)
Super Kings v Chargers at Mumbai - Apr 22, 2010
Super Kings won by 38 runs
RCB v Mum Indians at Mumbai - Apr 21, 2010
Mum Indians won by 35 runs
KKR v Mum Indians at Kolkata - Apr 19, 2010
KKR won by 9 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
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Photos

Apr 24, 2010

Rahul Dravid and Kevin Pietersen guided Bangalore home, Deccan Chargers v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL, Mumbai, April 24, 2010

Rahul Dravid and Kevin Pietersen guided Bangalore home

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Apr 24, 2010

Rahul Dravid plays the ball elegantly towards point, Deccan Chargers v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL, Mumbai, April 24, 2010

Rahul Dravid plays the ball elegantly towards point

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