Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
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    5.4 Ganguly's innings is over, another bouncer does the job, that was too quick for Ganguly to pull, the ball flies high towards square leg, Ankeet Chavan runs back to get under that one and pouch that safely, 14 off 18 today 30/1
    6.1 Stuart Binny strikes first ball, Clarke is gone this time, he doesn't take a big stride forward as he looks to push a short of length ball to the off side, struck on the inside of his front pad, that was headed for leg, Clarke is on his way, the experiment to open with two of their slower, more experienced batsmen hasn't quite worked 35/2
    12.6 great over from Tait ends with the reward of Uthappa's wicket, full and wide 145 kph delivery, Uthappa throws his bat at it in an attempt to blaze it through the off side, off the edge to the keeper, strike-rate below 70 this innings, where's the big-hitting finisher Pune splashed 2 million or so for? 83/4
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    24
    20
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    150.00
    11.3 end of the entertainment from Majumdar, again he backed away from the stumps, Botha saw it and fired in a 98.4kph yorker, Majumdar can't get bat on it and that thuds into the legstump 77/3
    not out
    18
    41
    22
    1
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    81.81
    17.1 Smith survives, that spent a long time in the air after he mishit it towards mid-off, neither the man from long-off nor the fielder from cover could get there in time, no matter though as Owais Shah fires in the throw to catch out Mathews, who was scrambling for the second 107/5
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    122.22
    19.2 Tait does what he does best, a full fast yorker, 143 kph, Manhas aimed an ambitious hit towards long-on, that ball was too good for him, it lasers into the base of off stump, Tait has 3-10 now 122/6
    not out
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    4
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    100.00
    Extras
    10 (lb 7, w 3)
    TOTAL
    125/6 (20 Overs, RR: 6.25)
    Fall of wickets: 1-30 (SC Ganguly, 5.4 ov), 2-35 (MJ Clarke, 6.1 ov), 3-77 (AP Majumdar, 11.3 ov), 4-83 (RV Uthappa, 12.6 ov), 5-107 (AD Mathews, 17.1 ov), 6-122 (M Manhas, 19.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    AA Chavan2020010.0050210
    SW Tait401333.25160000
    SR Watson402807.0062010
    J Botha402516.25103000
    STR Binny301214.0070000
    SK Trivedi302006.6610010
  • BATSMEN
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    5.6 Dravid is completely fooled by that slower one from Parnell, he was almost through the shot before the ball arrives, he tries to check his shot, but the ball loops off the bottom of his bat towards mid-off, no need for superhuman efforts to catch this one, Clarke clasps a simple chance, there's a big delay as the umpires check whether Parnell overstepped, it's tight but the umpires are satisifed 49/2
    1.3 outstanding catch from Smith, just what Pune needed, an innocuous delivery outside off, Rahane cuts it slightly uppishly, hadn't counted on the flying Smith, who dives full-length to his right to pouch that inches off the ground, ridiculously good from Smith, Rahane won't be getting the orange cap today then 4/1
    not out
    90
    71
    51
    10
    4
    176.47
    13.4 Clarke gets a wicket as he so often does, Menaria looks to hammer this over midwicket but can't get the power behind it and it is falls to the waiting Manhas, too little for Pune though, surely 105/3
    not out
    4
    11
    7
    0
    0
    57.14
    Extras
    0
    TOTAL
    126/3 (16.2 Overs, RR: 7.71)
    Fall of wickets: 1-4 (AM Rahane, 1.3 ov), 2-49 (R Dravid, 5.6 ov), 3-105 (AL Menaria, 13.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    WD Parnell201216.0062000
    B Kumar301715.6682000
    M Kartik3032010.6682300
    A Nehra3033011.0065100
    AD Mathews301505.0030000
    MJ Clarke201216.0041000
    SPD Smith0.205015.0001000

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