26th match (N), Chennai, May 06, 2008, Indian Premier League
(18/20 ov, T:145) 148/3

Chargers won by 7 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)

Chennai Super Kings INNINGS (20 overs maximum)
Parthiv Patel c Singh b Vijaykumar46-1066.66
Stephen Fleming c Sharma b Styris1416-2087.50
Srikkanth Anirudha c Shahid Afridi b Singh17-0014.28
Suresh Raina c Sharma b Bangar3221-50152.38
S Badrinath c Gibbs b Shahid Afridi04-000.00
MS Dhoni (c)†c Shahid Afridi b Ojha2331-2074.19
Albie Morkel not out 2919-12152.63
Joginder Sharma  b Singh1610-11160.00
Manpreet Gony not out 156-02250.00
Extras(lb 6, w 4)10
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.20)144/7
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Parthiv Patel, 0.6 ov), 2-15 (Srikkanth Anirudha, 3.3 ov), 3-33 (Stephen Fleming, 5.4 ov), 4-43 (S Badrinath, 6.5 ov), 5-82 (Suresh Raina, 13.3 ov), 6-86 (MS Dhoni, 14.5 ov), 7-124 (Joginder Sharma, 18.4 ov)
Paidikalva Vijaykumar301715.66123000
0.6 to PA Patel, caught this time! Vijay Kumar bangs in the short ball, Parthiv takes him on and plays the hook, the ball hits the top edge and flies extremely high in the air towards long leg, RP Singh sprints to his right from fine leg and covers a lot of ground to get to the ball, he takes a supremely judged catch while on the run. 4/1
RP Singh301224.00111020
3.3 to S Anirudha, caught! RP sends down a short ball, Anirudha tries to pull off the front foot from outside off stump, he was in no position whatsoever and top-edges it high in the air to Afridi at cover point, that is a simple catch and Chennai have lost two early wickets once again. 15/2
18.4 to Joginder Sharma, bowled him! Joginder has been backing away towards leg too often, RP replies with the perfect delivery: the leg stump yorker, Joginder tries to squeeze the ball out on the off side but misses, the ball crashes into the base of leg stump. 124/7
Scott Styris302418.0081210
5.4 to SP Fleming, a blinder at cover point! The length was full outside the off stump, Fleming came forward and smashed the square drive in the air, he hit that so hard that the ball travelled extremely quickly to Sharma who jumped up and took the catch with both hands. 33/3
Shahid Afridi302719.0065000
6.5 to S Badrinath, what a catch! It's Gibbs this time! Afridi bowled a poor ball, it was extremely short and very wide, Badrinath chased it and tried to cut without much power behind the shot, he connected with the bottom of the bat and hit it in the air, the ball might have carried to short third man but it never got the chance, Gibbs moved quickly to his left from backward point and dived full length to take the catch, outstanding athleticism. 43/4
Sanjay Bangar403619.0092200
13.3 to SK Raina, what a soft dismissal! Bangar goes round the wicket and delivers a low full toss outside off stump, Raina drives at it and chips the ball in the air and straight to Sharma at cover, Raina's gone after getting well set. 82/5
Pragyan Ojha402215.50100110
14.5 to MS Dhoni, and he has got him! Dhoni's struggle ends, he got squared up and tried to pull a flat delivery through square leg, he got a bottom edge on to his pad and the ball lobbed up all the way towards Afridi at point, another simple catch and Chennai are sinking, actually Dhoni hit the ball on to his pad and hit it once again during the follow through of his shot as the ball bounced off his thigh. 86/6
Deccan Chargers INNINGS (Target: 145 runs from 20 overs)
Adam Gilchrist (c)†c Badrinath b Morkel5436-72150.00
Herschelle Gibbs c & b Gony1010-11100.00
Scott Styris not out 3641-3187.80
Rohit Sharma c Badrinath b Muralidaran2317-21135.29
Shahid Afridi not out 206-22333.33
Extras(lb 1, nb 2, w 2)5
TOTAL18 Ov (RR: 8.22)148/3
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Herschelle Gibbs, 4.1 ov), 2-78 (Adam Gilchrist, 9.5 ov), 3-125 (Rohit Sharma, 16.1 ov)
Makhaya Ntini403709.25102300
Manpreet Gony301515.0092000
4.1 to HH Gibbs, caught! and superbly caught! Gony pitches the ball on a good length and angles it into the right-hander, Gibbs steps out of his crease and gets cramped for room by the angle of the delivery into him, he pushes at the ball with a straight bat and hits it off the middle but straight back to Gony who holds a sharp catch on his follow through. 24/1
Albie Morkel402616.50133110
9.5 to AC Gilchrist, short, wide, cut and caught! Gilchrist threw his bat hard at a wide ball and cuts it hard but straight to Badrinath at point, he didn't have to move for the catch but did well to hold on to it for it was hit extremely hard. 78/2
Joginder Sharma3045015.0075302
Muthiah Muralidaran402416.00123010
16.1 to RG Sharma, Sharma's holed out! He stepped out of his crease and was looking to loft the ball over deep midwicket, it was the doosra from Murali and Sharma got a thick leading edge that swirled high in the air towards Badrinath who settles under the catch at long on. 125/3
Unlocking the magic of Statsguru
AskESPNcricinfo Logo
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossDeccan Chargers, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Adam Gilchrist
Hours of play (local time)20.00 start, First Session 20.00-21.20, Interval 21.20-21.40, Second Session 21.40-23.00
Match days6 May 2008 - night (20-over match)
Mark Benson
Russell Tiffin
TV Umpire
Sundaram Ravi
Match Referee
Javagal Srinath
PointsDeccan Chargers 2, Chennai Super Kings 0
  • Chennai Super Kings innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 34 runs, 3 wickets)
  • Chennai Super Kings: 50 runs in 7.6 overs (48 balls), Extras 8
  • Chennai Super Kings: 100 runs in 16.2 overs (98 balls), Extras 10
  • Innings Break: Chennai Super Kings - 144/7 in 20.0 overs (JA Morkel 29, MS Gony 15)
  • Deccan Chargers innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 50 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Deccan Chargers: 50 runs in 5.6 overs (36 balls), Extras 1
  • AC Gilchrist: 50 off 34 balls (6 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 31 balls (AC Gilchrist 41, SB Styris 10, Ex 2)
  • Deccan Chargers: 100 runs in 12.5 overs (79 balls), Extras 4
Chargers Innings
<1 / 3>
Indian Premier League