• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    1.6 soft dismissal, Kallis will say; we had a fielder there, Deccan will say. a leg-stump half-volley, swinging in, Kallis flicks it, thinks it's four, and then he sees T Suman at short square leg take an easy catch. No. 20 for RP 7/1
    not out
    114
    73
    10
    4
    156.16
    9.2 smart stumping from Gilchrist. van der Merwe looks for the slog again, is beaten by the extra bounce, the momentum into the shot carries his front foot outside, and Gilchrist is alert and removes the bails before he can come back in. An amusing little innings 62/2
    14.2 caught in tow minds, is Dravid, this one is flighted, Dravid clears his leg, wants to slog-sweep, but at the last moment goes straight, gets a top-edge, and it is skied to long-off 107/3
    16.6 RP takes a catch this time, Taylor tries his slog-sweep, he has been tied down all over, and he gets a top edge towards deep midwicket, where RP doesn't make a mistake 134/4
    not out
    19
    9
    0
    2
    211.11
    Extras
    2 (lb 1, w 1)
    TOTAL
    170/4 (20 Overs, RR: 8.50)
    Fall of wickets: 1-7 (JH Kallis, 1.6 ov), 2-62 (RE van der Merwe, 9.2 ov), 3-107 (R Dravid, 14.2 ov), 4-134 (LRPL Taylor, 16.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    RJ Harris402506.25112000
    RP Singh4047111.7584300
    A Symonds401513.75100000
    Jaskaran Singh3032010.6684110
    PP Ojha403228.0083100
    TL Suman1018018.0010200
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    6.5 and Gilchrist is gone, on the pull shot - hard to believe as it is, but once again the extra bounce troubles Gilchrist, who gets a top edge that lobs towards deep backward square, where van der Merwe takes a safe running catch 68/1
    14.1 and he gets a wicket in the first over of his spell again, Gibbs looks to pull off the front foot, doesn't connect, gets one hand off, and top-edges it into the on side, where Pandey, running in from deep backward square leg, holds on to it 116/3
    10.6 soft dismissal, short ball, hit straight to van der Merwe at cover, he was looking to blast the leather of the ball, and was hurried a bit too by the skid 91/2
    15.1 and that's a big big wicket that he has got, pitched full, arm ball, Symonds goes for the slog-sweep, plays all over it and the off stump goes out of the ground 119/4
    18.1 Kohli is cooler than Sharma. Low fulltoss from Kumble, Sharma tries to clear long-on, doesn't middle, Kohli nonchalantly stations himself at the boundary, and takes it over his head. Doesn't move, doesn't emote. Like it's everyday business 138/6
    17.5 beats Rao outside off, Sharma wants the strike, Rao has to run for the bye, and Boucher underarms it perfectly to Kumar who finds Rao short 137/5
    not out
    16
    8
    2
    0
    200.00
    not out
    4
    3
    0
    0
    133.33
    Extras
    13 (b 4, lb 3, w 6)
    TOTAL
    158/6 (20 Overs, RR: 7.90)
    Fall of wickets: 1-68 (AC Gilchrist, 6.5 ov), 2-91 (TL Suman, 10.6 ov), 3-116 (HH Gibbs, 14.1 ov), 4-119 (A Symonds, 15.1 ov), 5-137 (Y Venugopal Rao, 17.5 ov), 6-138 (RG Sharma, 18.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    A Kumble402325.75134000
    JH Kallis10808.0021000
    P Kumar4045011.2574210
    RE van der Merwe403218.0081220
    B Akhil401824.5080010
    V Kohli302508.3330120

Match Details

Toss

Royal Challengers Bangalore , elected to bat first

Player of the match

Season

Hours of play (local time)

16.30 start, First Session 16.30-17.50, Interval 17.50-18.10, Second Session 18.10-19.30

Match days

21 May 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Points

Royal Challengers Bangalore 2, Deccan Chargers 0

Match Notes