Deccan Chargers set 169-run target for Mumbai Indians

April 25th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI  

Cape Town, Apr 25 (ANI): Herschelle Gibbs scored a breezy 58 off 44 balls as Deccan Chargers made 168 for nine in 20 overs against Mumbai Indians in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Saturday.

Deccan Chargers skipper Adam Gilchrist won the toss and elected to bat first. Gilchrist with his opening partner Gibbs added 63 runs for the first wicket. Gilchrist scored 35 runs off 20 balls with three fours and three sixes.

After his departure, Dwayne Smith also played some good shots and scored 35 off 22 balls with two fours and two sixes.

Once Deccan Chargers was standing strong at a total of 136 runs for the loss of three wickets after 14 overs. But, late strikes by Lasith Malinga stopped Chargers at a score of 168.

For Mumbai Indians, Lasith Malinga and Dwayne Bravo were most successful bowlers with three wickets each. (ANI)

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