IPL: Hyd stun B’lore and ruin their chances, MI too much for Rajasthan

May 21, 2012 12:00
IPL: Hyd stun B’lore and ruin their chances, MI too much for Rajasthan

On Sunday, Deccan Chargers shine in their last game of the tournament and ruin the chances of Royal Challengers Bangalore in a match played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Hyderabad. The match which is the match no: 71 in the ongoing fifth season of Indian Premier League. In the 72 match Mumbai Indians proved too much for their Rajasthan Royal opponents in the match at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium Jaipur.  On the whole the Hyderabad match was much enjoyed by the fans.  And in Jaipur master blaster with Smith steer supremacy.

Deccan chargers surprise Bangalore:

IPL Hyd stun Blore and ruin their chances MI too much for Rajasthan

In the last IPL match at Hyderabad, the local heroes throw a stunner against their Bangalore counterparts and ruin their playoff chances. Bangalore won the toss and put the home team to bat. Only Duminy shines in this last encounter and scores 74 runs piling the DC score to 132/7 in the stipulated twenty overs. Vinay Kumar for Bangalore claims three wickets. The Royal Challengers Bangalore, till now a better team in the tournament compared to the home, succumbed to the DC attack. Dale Steyn spear headed the attack and claimed a remarkable three wickets after just giving out eight runs, immaculate figures. His deathly attack ruined the visitors, who wound up for 123/9 in the twenty overs. The captain of the visitors Virat Kohli made 42 runs, while Gayle made 27 and Tiwary 30 runs the rest succumbed to Steyn. The magnificent bowling which scripted the home victory Steyn was the `Man of the Match’. Chennai has to thank Steyn for getting into the play offs, commencing on Tuesday.

Mumbai too much for Rajasthan:

IPL Hyd stun Blore and ruin their chances MI too much for Rajasthan

Mumbai proves too much for Rajasthan Royals led by Rahul Dravid. RR wins the toss and elects to bat and wind up at 162/6, with a big knock from Shane Watson who scored 45 runs. Dhawal Kulkarni from Mumbai does the maximum damage to the home team by claiming three wickets. MI came in to bat with a target of 163 runs, finished the match in a meticulous fashion without losing a wicket loss in the eighteenth over. Sachin Tendulkar and Dwayne Smith on a jubilant node finish the match with scores of 58 and 87. Between them the pair created an IPL record of 163-run opening-wicket partnership. Smith gets the honors of being the `Man of the Match’. Probably, Mumbai will face Chennai in the Play offs. (With Inputs from Internet- Aarkay)

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