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9th match (N), Hyderabad, April 24, 2008, Indian Premier League
(19.5/20 ov, T:215) 217/7

Royals won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)

Player Of The Match
61 (28) & 2/20
Cricinfo's MVP
152.63 ptsImpact List
Chargers Innings
Royals Innings
Match Flow
Deccan Chargers  (20 ovs maximum)
Adam Gilchrist st †Kamran Akmal b Pathan139-30144.44
VVS Laxman (c)c & b Warne1616-30100.00
Shahid Afridi c Jadeja b Pathan104-11250.00
Andrew Symonds not out 11753-117220.75
Rohit Sharma c Salunkhe b Warne3630-31120.00
Arjun Yadav c †Kamran Akmal b Watson169-30177.77
Extras(nb 1, w 5)6
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 10.70)214/5
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Adam Gilchrist, 2.2 ov), 2-32 (Shahid Afridi, 2.6 ov), 3-75 (VVS Laxman, 8.3 ov), 4-186 (Rohit Sharma, 17.6 ov), 5-214 (Arjun Yadav, 19.6 ov)
Munaf Patel4055013.75711020
Shane Watson403218.00136020
19.6 to AS Yadav, Yadav sees the extra bounce and width and tries to slash over the keeper, Akmal leaps up and hangs onto it. 214/5
Yusuf Pathan2020210.0061200
2.2 to AC Gilchrist, beats him in flight, Pathan tosses it up ever so slowly, that's his stock delivery, it lands on a good length and Gilchrist comes forward for the loft but is beaten all ends up, Kamran Akmal does the rest. 22/1
2.6 to Shahid Afridi, that's two for the over! Pathan flights it slow on middle stump, Afridi tries to go downtown and mishits this one, Jadeja takes the skier at mid-on. 32/2
Pankaj Singh201407.0040100
Siddharth Trivedi3037012.3323201
Shane Warne4047211.7533310
8.3 to VVS Laxman, And Shane Warne has done it.. no foot work from Laxman, stays at the crease and drives away from his body and he gives the simplest of return catches. 75/3
17.6 to RG Sharma, Rohit shapes to cart this over the on side but is foxed by the late turn, he gets a thick leading edge to Salunkhe at extra cover. 186/4
Dinesh Salunkhe10909.0020100
Rajasthan Royals  (T: 215 runs from 20 ovs)
Kamran Akmal c Bangar b Vaas129-11133.33
Graeme Smith c Kalyankrishna b Shahid Afridi7145-92157.77
Yusuf Pathan c Symonds b Kalyankrishna6128-46217.85
Shane Watson  b Shahid Afridi46-0066.66
Mohammad Kaif c Symonds b Shahid Afridi3416-23212.50
Ravindra Jadeja  b Singh13-0033.33
Shane Warne (c)not out 229-22244.44
Dinesh Salunkhe run out (Laxman/Singh)11-00100.00
Pankaj Singh not out 43-00133.33
Extras(lb 4, nb 1, w 2)7
TOTAL19.5 Ov (RR: 10.94)217/7
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Kamran Akmal, 2.1 ov), 2-112 (Yusuf Pathan, 9.3 ov), 3-126 (Shane Watson, 11.6 ov), 4-186 (Mohammad Kaif, 17.1 ov), 5-187 (Graeme Smith, 17.2 ov), 6-195 (Ravindra Jadeja, 18.2 ov), 7-196 (Dinesh Salunkhe, 18.4 ov)
Chaminda Vaas4042110.5085200
2.1 to Kamran Akmal, Got him, Akmal's powerful slice finds Sanjay Bangar at backward point, who takes a good catch. 14/1
RP Singh4044111.00104311
18.2 to RA Jadeja, the middle stump is out! RP fires in a yorker on the base of middle stump, Jadeja makes room to dig it out but is beaten for pace, the middle stump goes back by a yard or two. 195/6
Pragyan Ojha2023011.5033100
Doddapaneni Kalyankrishna3030110.0042200
9.3 to YK Pathan, and a huge sigh of relief for Deccan as Pathan goes! It was a rank half tracker outside off, Pathan stays at the crease, reaches out and plays an ugly flat-batted swipe straight to Symonds at long-on. 112/2
Shahid Afridi402837.0092110
11.6 to SR Watson, through the gate! Afridi bowls the quicker one and gets it to angle into watson, he goes for the slog sweep but misses it completely and the ball crashes onto the stumps. 126/3
17.1 to M Kaif, could this be a turning point here? Afridi pitches that on a good length and Kaif tries to slam that over long-on, he mishits it and Symonds takes the offering easily at long-on. 186/4
17.2 to GC Smith, what have we here?? Afridi gets away with a low full toss and Smith goes for a rather tired heave, he fails to get the elevation and Kalyanakrishna takes it easily at deep midwicket. 187/5
Andrew Symonds2.5046016.2332500
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  • Deccan Chargers innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 58 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Deccan Chargers: 50 runs in 5.2 overs (32 balls), Extras 0
  • A Symonds: 50 off 29 balls (6 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Deccan Chargers: 100 runs in 11.2 overs (68 balls), Extras 2
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 30 balls (A Symonds 34, RG Sharma 17, Ex 1)
  • Deccan Chargers: 150 runs in 15.2 overs (93 balls), Extras 3
  • A Symonds: 100 off 47 balls (9 x 4, 6 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 53 balls (A Symonds 65, RG Sharma 35, Ex 2)
  • Deccan Chargers: 200 runs in 18.6 overs (115 balls), Extras 5
  • Innings Break: Deccan Chargers - 214/5 in 20.0 overs (A Symonds 117)
  • Rajasthan Royals innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 73 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Rajasthan Royals: 50 runs in 4.3 overs (27 balls), Extras 3
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 19 balls (GC Smith 21, YK Pathan 29, Ex 1)
  • YK Pathan: 50 off 21 balls (2 x 4, 6 x 6)
  • Rajasthan Royals: 100 runs in 8.3 overs (51 balls), Extras 3
  • GC Smith: 50 off 34 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Rajasthan Royals: 150 runs in 14.5 overs (89 balls), Extras 4
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 24 balls (GC Smith 17, M Kaif 32, Ex 1)
  • Rajasthan Royals: 200 runs in 19.1 overs (116 balls), Extras 7
Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
TossRajasthan Royals, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Yusuf Pathan
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 days24 April 2008 - night (20-over match)
TV Umpire
Reserve Umpire
Match Referee
PointsRajasthan Royals 2, Deccan Chargers 0
Win Probability
RR 100%
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Over 20 • RR 217/7

Royals won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
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