IPL History: 3 Most Exciting Matches Of IPL 2009 - CricketAddictor

IPL History: 3 Most Exciting Matches Of IPL 2009

Deccan Chargers, IPL 2009 Winners
Deccan Chargers (Image Credit: Twitter)
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Deccan Chargers vs Kings XI Punjab (The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg)

Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh (Image Credit: Twitter)

Kings XI Punjab won a match by just 1 run in IPL 2009 against Deccan Chargers. It was another exciting match in IPL 2009. Kings XI Punjab batted first in the match and scored a below-par 134-7. Kumar Sangakkara (56) hit a half-century but no other batsman could bat very well. Batting second, Rohit Shama scored 42 runs for Deccan Charges while opener Herschelle Gibbs made 26 runs.

Deccan Chargers were 131-8 before the penultimate delivery and needed a four off the final delivery to win. Irfan Pathan managed to win the match for Kings XI Punjab as Ryan Harris could only score 2 runs on the final ball. As a result, Kings XI Punjab won the match by 1 run. Yuvraj Singh took a hat-trick in the match and was awarded the man of the match award.

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