IPL 6: Day 39–Parthiv’s Best & Misery Mitchell…

May 12, 2013 at 10:55 pm (Cricket, IPL, IPL 2013, IPL 6) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Hi…

Double header again on IPL, in  no time its Match 58 & 59. 13 more to go after today…

Game 1, Another PWI’s dismal show and this time against mighty Mumbai Indians. PWI scored 112 in 20 overs which is not even a contest for Mumbai even though continued to pick wickets in regular interval. Over & all one thing to mention is Mumbai finally fielded their Million dollar man Glenn Maxwell as Pollard was injured. Misery Mitchell finished the neat job for Mumbai in the first innings to set the tone and Bhajji finished it with a Bhagnam dance to move second spot in points table.

Mumbai Indians won the match by 5 wickets with 7 balls to spare…

Game 2, Sunrisers took on KXIP on a very important game, Being a must win game, Sunriser’s finally came good with bat, thanks to Parthiv patel 61 and late contribution from Perara. 150 exactly on the board, KXIP on a tricky chase lost Mandeep early, however none of KXIP batsmen showed no hurry in chase and went in a very slow pace, which back fired them in the end. Even Pomersbach being not out in crease didn’t help in the course of victory. Sunrisers won the game comfortably in the end.

Sun Risers Hyderabad won the match by 30 runs…

Standings as on DAY 39:

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Interesting Stats IPL 6 Day 39:

– PWI have lost their 12th game in a row now.

– Rajagopal Satish scored the 500th IPL six for this season.

– Virat Kohli became the third player to score 500+ runs in IPL 6.

– Jaidev Unadkat became the second player to get a 5fer for this season.

– J. Unadkat 5/25 is also the best bowling figures in his IPL career.

– 4-0-8-2 is the most economical spell bowled by Mitchell Johnson is the best by any bowler for this season.

– Virat Kohli became the 11th batsmen to score 99 runs in T20 international among the 11, 9 were remained not out, only Virat & Hales are to be dismissed in 99.

– 61 runs scored by Parthiv patel is his career best, bettering his previous best 57.

– Out of 13 matches played by SRH, on 10 occasions they failed to reach 100 runs in 10 times.

– Pune Warriors have fielded 25 players till today highest by any team in IPL.

– Dwayne smith became the third victim to be out in the very first ball of innings.

– Pune Warriors have not even scored a boundary in the last 9 overs, and its second time they have done it.

– Mandeep became the first player to be out on a pair for this season.

At the end of DAY 39 in IPL 6:

Total no. of Boundaries – 1609

Total no. of Sixes – 501

Longest Six – 119 Meters by Chris Gayle against PWI.

Most no. of Fours – Mike Hussey (61) followed by Gayle (52)

Most no. of Sixes – Chris Gayle (40) followed by Rohit Sharma (25)

Orange Cap – Mike Hussey (574) followed by Chris Gayle (570)

Purple Cap – Dwayne Bravo (21) followed by Vinay Kumar (20)

Best Batting Performance: Chris Gayle 175*(66)

Best Bowling Figures – James Faulkner (5/20 Vs SRH)

Most Dot Balls Bowled – Dale Steyn (160) followed by Bhuvaneshwar Kumar (145)

Fastest Ball of IPL 6 – Shaun Tait (153.43 KMH) followed by Dale Steyn (152.48KMH)

Fair play Award – Chennai Super Kings

~rams~

 

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IPL 4: DAY 41 Review…

May 19, 2011 at 12:17 am (Cricket, IPL, IPL 2011, IPL 4) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Hi Guys,

Match 64, Kochi take on Chennai in Chennai, which most team will not be willing, as none will be brave enough to face lion in his own den. If Dhoni wins the toss, he will Bat first and he was batting first today too. Hussey and Vijay started the things slow, but when Vijay wanted to accelerate a little he was yorkered by RP singh. Raina too perished on the same cause, when he wanted to hit Sreesanth for 3rd six of the over. After Badri’s departure, it time for longing Saha to make his point, who has been in the playing XI but had very little to do. Today he got the opportunity and he grabbed it with both hands and deliverd when needed, as he went on to make 46 valuable runs. His shots looked majestic for such a small guy. Whatta Talent he is… CSK finished with 152/5 in 20 overs. Needing a Big win for Kochi, atleast to keep the mathematically open for semi’s. Seems have forgotten the plans, cant say though as CSK bowled really well in the opening overs, You can say bowling was so good such that McCullum never went past the strike rate of 100 once in this innings and it was story for the rest to follow. Except Brad Hodge none looked in ease, even the effort of Hodge came too late as it wasn’t helpful in any means. Its Chennai’s Citadel and u can’t breach it easily. As Chennai won their straight 7th game in Chepauk with 11 runs.

Standings as on DAY 41:

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As of Now Teams for Semi’s:

1. Royal Challengers Bangalore 2. Chennai Super Kings, 3. Mumbai Indians.

Cat on wall:

1.Kings XI Punjab and 2. Kolkata Knight Riders

Out of Contention:

1. Delhi Daredevils, 2, Pune Warriors, 3. Rajasthan Royals, 4. Kochi Tuskers Kerala and 5. Deccan Chargers.

Interesting facts as on DAY 41:

– For the second time in IPL, Two Indian Wicketkeeper takes position as opposition captains; first one was Dinesh Karthik Vs Dhoni.

– Kochi Tusker Kerala now becomes the 4th team to be eliminated officially from IPL 4 and as well, Chennai Super Kings becomes the second team to be qualified.

– Chennai Super Kings is the only team to have qualified for the play off’s in all the four seasons.

– Chennai wins all the home matches played till now for this season as record stands 7 out of 7.

– Murali Vijay dropped his first catch of the tournament.

– Brad Hodge scored his first fifty of this season.

– Mike Hussey is the third player in the tournament to score 50 boundaries; the other two are Shewag and Valthaty.

– Out of 9 games won by Chennai, 7 have been won batting first and just 2 in chasing.

– Kochi Tuskers Kerala is the first team of this season to finish of all their 14 matches up front.

At the end of DAY 41:

No.of Catches Dropped for the day – 3

Total no.of Boundaries – 1675

Total no.of Sixes –544

Orange Cap –Shaun Marsh (491) followed by Paul Valthaty (458)

Purple Cap – S.Malinga (27) followed by Munaf Patel (17)

Most Sixes – Chris Gayle (32) followed by Shaun Marsh (20)

Most Fours –Paul Valthaty (54) followed by Virender Shewag (51)

Longest Six – Adam Gilchrist (122 M) followed by Albie Morkel (114 M & 109 M)

~rams~

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