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    1.1 sensational start for Chaminda Vaas, he gets Smith lbw first ball, Smith had taken a step out of the crease and missed the shortish ball, hit on the pads on a middle-stump line, but that hit him very high on the pad, well above the knee roll 5/1
    13.1 and there's a wicket off the first ball, terrible running between the wickets, it was a half-tracker from Rohit, the Asnodkar swiped it to midwicket, Jadeja set off for the second, Asnodkar didn't, then Jadeja stopped, and Asnodkar started to run, Jadeja decides to run as well but Asnodakr was never going to make his ground after that much confusion 83/5
    3.5 Carseldine is out, a bizarre bit of cricket, Carseldine fails to connect with the ball again, it thuds into his back pad, Gilchrist collects this time and belts out an appeal for caught-behind, Carseldine doesn't realise the keeper has the ball and sets off for a single, Gilchrist whips off the bails and asks the square-leg umpire for a stumping, which is upheld 19/2
    7.5 superb piece of fielding from Ravi Teja, Naman just chopped the ball towards point and was off for the single, Teja swoops on to it from backward point and throws down the stumps at the non-striker's end, Rajasthan in big trouble here 43/3
    11.2 Yusuf holes out, the delighted cries from Deccan show how much they value this wicket, it was a shortish ball from Ojha, Yusuf was down the pitch and he flat bats it toward long-off, where Dwayne Smith completes a simple catch 74/4
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    13.4 Rohit continues to be among the wickets, this was a much quicker ball, full and on legstump, Raut played all over it and the ball crashes into legstump, Rajasthan are into free fall here 85/6
    15.2 well, if Rohit Sharma keeps this up he'll soon be in the running for the Purple Cap, this was tossed up by him, well outside off, Morkel gets down on his knee and sweeps hard, a top-edge takes it t square leg where the waiting fielder takes a catch 96/7
    15.4 no need to bother, the golden arm of Rohit strikes again, Warne gave himself a ridiculous amount of room, Rohit didn't bother about that, he kept it on offstump, Warne misses, offstump is on the ground, the ball stayed a bit low 97/8
    16.3 pushes it fuller this time, Trivedi backs away, and doesn't get anywhere near that delivery, the legstump goes for a walk, only one more wicket needed by Deccan now 98/9
    19.3 and that's the end of that, another woeful mix-up has Munaf being run out, Munaf poked it towards backward point and set off for a single, though it had gone straight to the fielder, he was sent back but the throw was right over the stumps and Gilchrist takes off the bails with Munaf well short 113/10
    4 (lb 1, w 3)
    113 all out (19.3 Overs, RR: 5.79)
    Fall of wickets: 1-5 (GC Smith, 1.1 ov), 2-19 (LA Carseldine, 3.5 ov), 3-43 (NV Ojha, 7.5 ov), 4-74 (YK Pathan, 11.2 ov), 5-83 (SA Asnodkar, 13.1 ov), 6-85 (AS Raut, 13.4 ov), 7-96 (M Morkel, 15.2 ov), 8-97 (SK Warne, 15.4 ov), 9-98 (SK Trivedi, 16.3 ov), 10-113 (MM Patel, 19.3 ov)
    RP Singh4.002215.50143020
    WPUJC Vaas4.001924.75142010
    A Symonds4.003007.50103100
    PP Ojha3.302517.1462000
    DR Smith1.00404.0020000
    RG Sharma3.001234.0060000

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