Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Splendid Sehwag Hammers Deccan Chargers

IPL - 7th match :
Deccan Chargers v Delhi Daredevils

Played at: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad, on 22 April 2008 - day/night (20-over match)

Result: Delhi Daredevils won by 9 wickets (with 42 balls remaining) scorecard

Deccan Chargers were struggling for 60/5 (with stars like Gilchrist, Symonds, Shahid Afridi already way to pavilion), then Rohit Sharma blasted 66 of 36 balls(6x4,4x6) to help the team to reach a compitive total of 142 for 8 in their alloted 20 overs.

But this total was not enough for Virender Sehwag as he smashed unbeaten 94 from just 41 balls to guide Delhi to its second nine-wicket win to start its Indian Premier League campaign. The match ended in just 13 overs. Sehwag smashed 10 fours and six sixes in his innings, highlighted by 30 from one over from Symonds.

**Image Source: Time of India e-paper

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