IPL 6: Day 11–Rohit & Sir Jadeja share the Honours for the day…

April 14, 2013 at 2:04 am (Cricket, IPL, IPL 2013, IPL 6) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )


Double header day, One on the duller side and other compensating more than what you have asked for…

PWI may have broken their 11 match losing streak, but didn’t seem to get the hang of winning spirit, as Mumbai made a cake walk first with the Bat, as the Little Master started of in flourish, Dinesh Karthik made the amends in middle and Rohit finished off with a Blast to make sure Mumbai scored 183 runs in 20 overs. As the scene of PWI batting this season, carnage continued from the very first ball and finally PWI made sure Mumbai Won the match big to boost their Net run rate.

Mumbai Indians won the match by 41 runs…

South Indian Derby, Last year both this teams gave a game of all the IPL seasons where over 400 runs amassed in space of 240 balls. Today in Chepauk, Its never the less another Nail biting thriller runs scored between them may be less but not for the thrilling finish. RCB with help of Kohli and AB helped RCB to come out from a slow start and posted a competitive score of 165 runs. Chennai got off to a disastrous start by losing its openers very cheaply. Badrinath and Raina steadied the middle innings, Later Dhoni & Jadeja kept CSK always in the hunt, When 29 needed of last two overs and Dhoni walking back to pavilion edging the ball outside off meant CSK is down & out. But Sir Jadeja pulled the rabbit out hat to pull off a stunner.

Chennai Super Kings won the match by 4 Wickets with 1 ball to spare…

Interesting Stats IPL 6 Day 11:

– 3-33 is the best bowling figures for Mitchell Johnson in his IPL Career.

– Rohit Sharma joined the list of highest no. of catches taken in IPL along with Suresh Raina with 43 being the number.

– This is the 4th time that Pune are 4 down within the powerplay overs.

– Aaron Finch became the 4th victim to be dismissed of the very first ball of the match for this season.

– Rohit Sharma scored his 17th fifty which also equals the highest with Gambhir & Gayle.

– Ashok Dinda equals the record for most runs conceded in an innings by giving 63 runs.

– 54 runs partnership between Tendulkar & Ponting is the highest ever for this pair.

– Kohli scored his 10th fifty, which is also the second slowest where Kohli took 43 balls.

– AB De Villers scored the 400th Boundary of this season.

– 74 runs conceded by RCB in the 19th & 20th over in the last two games in Chepauk. (29 in this game & 45 runs in last year’s game).

– 151 runs conceded by Vinay Kumar is the highest by any bowler so far in this tournament, irony is, he is also the highest wicket taker so far.

– AB de Villers scored his 9th IPL fifty.

– Dhoni picked up 4 dismissals in the game against RCB, highest for any wicketkeeper for this season.

– Mohit Manipal Sharma from Haryana made his IPL debut for CSK.

– MS Dhoni’s six off Ravi Rampaul which landed 104 meters is the second longest of this tournament falling behind 106 meters of Chris Gayle.

At the end of DAY 11 in IPL 6:

Total no. of Boundaries – 413

Total no. of Sixes – 127

Longest Six – 106 Meters by Chris Gayle (SRH)

Most no. of Fours – Virat Kohli (26) followed by Dinesh Karthik (25)

Most no. of Sixes – Chris Gayle (14) followed by Rohit Sharma (10)

Best Bowling Figures – Sunil Narine (4/13 Vs DD)

Most Dot Balls Bowled – Dale Steyn (51) followed by Mithchell Johnson (46)

Fastest Ball of the Tournament – Dale Steyn (152.48KMPH)

Orange Cap – Virat Kohli (254) followed by Dinesh Karthik (224)

Purple Cap – Vinay Kumar (8) followed by Mitchell Johnson (7)

Fairplay Award – Rajasthan Royals.



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Day 4: Champions mean Business – That’s for the day…

April 8, 2012 at 12:29 am (Cricket, Experiences, IPL, IPL 5) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Match 5:

Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Delhi Daredevils

Last Year’s runners up RCB will look to clinch the title this year, on the other end we have Shewag’s team which won the rain albeit game against KKR. Will the winning momentum in swing their favour. Definitely coin swung in their way and they decided to field first, Chasing being the winning formula. As expected Bowler’s provided with much needed strikes for Shewag, still AB de Villers kept hanging in the other end and got closer to 1578, a defentable total for their bowlers.

After winning last game, DD’s should have gone into kill, but Shewag went for an early duck, which slowed down from then on, and Murali & Dan Vettori applied the brakes more swiftly and DD’s crashed instantly, and RCB won the game by 20 runs.

Match 6:

Chennai Super Kings Vs Deccan Charger

Depleted Deccan Chargers takes on wounded Chennai Super Kings, home ground for Deccan’s have never been an happy hunting ground, still toss went in their favour, and again Cameron White decided to field first. Even though CSK had a slow start, Now and then every other player pressed the runs button, starting with Du Plesis, then followed Badri, Jaddu & finally Bravo finished with flourish to get the highest score of the season 5.

Needing to bat out of the skin, Deccans’ started going for everything, didn’t mind whether its coming on to bat or not. Most of the times result on this type of games are most expected only, and here it was a 74 runs victory over the opposition. 2 Million Dollar man, Jaddu won the man of the match award, and justified his money.

Interesting Stats as on DAY 4:

–          AB De Villers scored 1000 runs in IPL career.

–          Aaron Finch became the first player to start the innings with a boundary.

–          Virender Shewag was out in the first ball for the third time and he has also been out oon the second ball two times to add up.

–          Till now only 1 Maiden is being bowled in IPL season 5, and its none other than L.Malinga.

–          Daniel Harris, who made his debut for Deccan chargers, is actually a Doctor in profession, who has a hospital running in South Australia.

–          Bravo went past 500 runs in his IPL career.

–          After Devon Cooper, Today Danial Harris started his IPL career with a Boundary to his name.

–          193/6 is the highest total of this season, bettering yesterday’s best 191/4 by Rajasthan Royals.

–          Jakathi, this time became the first bowler to pick the six hitter’s wicket, Cameron White being at the receiving end.  (If u guys remember Ashwin had made this an habit last season, he almost got 6 dismissals in this fashion.)

–          102 Meters six is the longest six for this season, Jadeja being the long runner.

At the end of DAY 4:

No.of Catches dropped for the day – 2

Total no. of Boundaries – 133

Total no. of Sixes – 48

Longest Six – Ravindra Jadeja – 102 Meters

Most no. of Fours – A.Rahane (16)

Most no. of Sixes – D.Bravo (5)

Orange Cap – A.Rahane (98) followed by I.Pathan (66).

Purple Cap – R.Jadeja(5)


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