Deccan Chargers overcome Royal Challengers by 7 wickets
Apr 9, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
In a must win match to turn their fortunes, Deccan Chargers (DC) pulled off a thrilling seven-wicket victory Thursday over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) III T20 game at the M. Chinnaswamy stadium here.
Chasing a target of 185 runs set by Challengers, Chargers posted 186 runs for the loss of just 3 wickets in 19.2 overs, with dashing T.Suman and Andrew Symonds putting up a solid fourth wicket partnership of 91 runs in 8.6 overs.
Suman, who walked into the middle at the fall of opening batsman Monish Mishra in the third over when the score was just 11, stayed put to score a brilliant 78 with six 4s and three mighty sixes. He was declared the man of the match.