Adam Gilchrist played an outstanding or better to say a blistering knock of 109 runs of 49 balls to help his team registered their first win in IPL twenty20. The match is played in new stadium Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai and A.Gilchrist knock stunned the Mumbai crowed with his super knock under pressure.
In the 109 runs knock A.Gilchrist hit 10 sixes and nine 4’s and for first wicket he and V.V.S. Laxman put on 155 runs to guide his team to 10 wicket victory which is the biggest victory by any team in the tournament so far. VVS Laxman kept Gilchrist company with a knock of 36 not out.
Earlier Deccan Chargers captain V.V.S Laxman won the toss and first time in series they decided to chase down the target which they did it comfortably. Mumbai Indians got of to disastrous start in their do die match and lost as many as four wickets for just 55 runs in 10.3 overs. Sri Lankan batsman Sanath Jayasurya once again failed to perform up to his reputation and able to make just 18 runs of 21 balls.
Abhishek Nayar and Dwayne Bravo got Mumbai Indians to something of a total as they carried their side to 154-7 in a game they need to win to get some points on the board.
A.Nayar scored a super 34 runs of 19 balls and D.Bravo 34 runs of 18 balls. Both put on 43 runs of just 18 balls to give their team some respectability.
A.Gilchrist was declared Man of the Match.
Mumbai Indians– 154/7 in 20 Overs
Dwayne Bravo– 34A.Nayar– 34
R.P.Singh– 4-1-15-2S.Afridi– 4-0-32-2
Deccan Chargers– 155/0 in 12.4 Overs
A.Gilchrist– 109* V.V.S Laxman – 36*
S.Jayasurya– 2-0-17-0A.Nehra– 2-0-19-0
Highlights IPL twenty20 – Mumbai Indians Vs Deccan Chargers