Monday, March 22, 2010

IPL 2010 Deccan Chargers vs. Delhi Daredevils (Match 15) result.

Deccan Chargers, the defending champions, beat Delhi Daredevils on the 15th match of the IPL 2010 by 10 runs. Deccan Chargers had won the match and decided to bat first. Daredevils’ captain, Dinesh Karthik, proved again that he can attack the opposition.

Karthik opened the bowling attack by bringing Amit Mishra. It was not an ideal start for the Deccan as they lost their opening batsmen Mohnish Mishra in the very first over itself. Thereafter, Adam Gilchrist, Herscelle Gibbs and T Suman contributed enough to the Deccan scoreboard. Symonds was the hero for Deccan as he scored a 24 ball 35 runs and picked up three wickets by giving away just 21 runs. Rohit Sharma and T Suman build a good fifth wicket partnership and helped Deccan to post 171 runs on the board. Rohit Sharma scored 45 run and build useful partnerships. Before Rohit and Suman jined at the crease Deccan was in a state of bother as they lost their four top order batsmen when the score was 103. But Deccan recovered well and in the 20 overs they scored 171 runs with the loss of 6 wickets.

Chasing 172 runs for victory, Delhi started very well apart from the early loss of the wicket of Sehwag. AB Devilliers and David Warner put on a good second wicket partnership. But they were not able to continue the momentum provided by these batsmen. Warner scored a 33 ball 57 before felling pray to a good fielding effort by Deccan Chargers. Delhi skipper Dinesh Karthik was not in a mood to lose this match. He scored a blistering 47 runs with four boundaries and two sixes. Andrew Symonds took a god reflex catch on his own bowling to dismiss the dangerous Dinesh Karthik. After this Deccan seemed to be in control of the game and restricted Delhi for 161 runs.

• Deccan Chargers- 171/6 in 20 overs.
• Delhi Daredevils- 161/9 in 20 overs.
• Deccan Chargers won the match by 10 runs.

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