• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    0.4 Vaas bowls the awayswinger, pitches it on a good length outside off and invites the drive, Butt drives away from his body and gets a thin edge to Gilchrist 4/1
    10.1 lands on a good length on middle, Chopra stays back and chips it on the up towards midwicket, Gibbs charges forward to pick it up and Ganguly sends Chopra back, unfortunately he's already half way down the track by the time he turns around and a direct hit sends him back, the third umpire takes a look 73/2
    18.1 Vijaykumar gets his man! He bangs it in short, Ganguly makes room and tries to hook it over fine leg, the ball flies off the top edge and RP Singh at fine leg takes it low 175/3
    not out
    57
    29
    4
    3
    196.55
    19.3 fires in a full delivery which comes in with the angle, he makes room and scoops it down to Ravi Teja at cover 190/4
    not out
    14
    3
    2
    0
    466.66
    Extras
    5 (lb 1, nb 1, w 3)
    TOTAL
    204/4 (20 Overs, RR: 10.2)
    Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Salman Butt, 0.4 ov), 2-73 (A Chopra, 10.1 ov), 3-175 (SC Ganguly, 18.1 ov), 4-190 (T Taibu, 19.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    WPUJC Vaas3036112.0054200
    DP Vijaykumar302117.0082001
    SB Styris302809.3393200
    RP Singh4059114.7557210
    Y Venugopal Rao402406.00102010
    SB Bangar1010010.0022000
    PP Ojha2025012.5042210
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    4.6 pitched on off, goes for the pull once again and is caught at midwicket by Ganguly who points to the bowler in appreciation 41/2
    2.2 bouncer followed up with a fuller and wide one, Gibbs is tempted to cut and the ball flies high to Salman Butt at deep third man 12/1
    5.1 first-ball wicket! Gul pitches it outside off and the ball pitches on the seam and deviates away from the right-hander who has a go at it anyway and the edge carries to the keeper 41/3
    12.2 Dinda varies the pace with an offcutter, pitches it on a good length and Rohit goes for the across the line hoick a little too early as he ends up placing it straight to Ganguly at the edge of the midwicket circle 95/5
    8.1 Styris edges a slog sweep and three fielders flock under it but Shukla is the first one at midwicket to get to it. 63/4
    not out
    71
    42
    4
    6
    169.04
    14.4 Bangar holes out! Ganguly cuts back on the pace and the ball comes on slow to Bangar who tries to clear midwicket, he fails to get the elevation and Chopra takes the catch 123/6
    17.6 Vaas makes a little too much room to slog but the ball is too full for that stroke, it lands on the base of legstump and takes it out 161/7
    not out
    6
    4
    1
    0
    150.00
    Extras
    16 (lb 8, nb 4, w 4)
    TOTAL
    181/7 (20 Overs, RR: 9.05)
    Fall of wickets: 1-12 (HH Gibbs, 2.2 ov), 2-41 (AC Gilchrist, 4.6 ov), 3-41 (DB Ravi Teja, 5.1 ov), 4-63 (SB Styris, 8.1 ov), 5-95 (RG Sharma, 12.2 ov), 6-123 (SB Bangar, 14.4 ov), 7-161 (WPUJC Vaas, 17.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    AB Dinda403338.25126010
    I Sharma302709.0084100
    Umar Gul4043110.7593233
    SC Ganguly402526.25110200
    M Kartik302909.6681300
    LR Shukla201618.0052001

Match Notes

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Chargers 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st12HH GibbsAC Gilchrist
2nd29AC GilchristDB Ravi Teja
3rd0RG SharmaDB Ravi Teja
4th22SB StyrisRG Sharma
5th32Y Venugopal RaoRG Sharma
6th28SB BangarY Venugopal Rao
7th38WPUJC VaasY Venugopal Rao
8th20Y Venugopal RaoRP Singh