Chennai Super Kings after winning the toss elected to bat first as Captain MSD was very much confident about there batting, which falls today, as they only manage to set an easy 139 runs target for Deccan Chargers.
Deccan Chargers easily win this 42nd game by 6 wickets in there home ground Nagpur and climb up in the IPL Points tally with 10 points, as they are still in 7th position due to low run rate.
Chennai openers Murali Vijay and Matthew Hayden start up good and hold 41 runs for 1st wicket, when a ball from young Harmeet Singh made Hayden out for a nick into Gichrist Gloves. Murali Vijay was also run out by Harmeet Singh when he was at 23 for 13 balls. Next batsmen captain cool MS Dhoni was bowled by Ojha for just 7 runs in 13 balls. Except Suresh Raina no other batsmen holds there feet in the crease for long, Raina scored handsomely 52 in just 42 balls. Expect these 3 batsmen none other batsmen scores in double figures, which results in total of 138 in 20 over’s.
Deccan in reply for the target also struggles as they lost both openers in 5 over when score was 35. It wasn’t the start they expecting, but as the game progresses Man in form TL Suman outplayed innings of 55 runs in 44 balls help easily to achieve the target with 5 balls remains. Andrew Symonds also played an unbeaten 27 runs in 22 balls.
Suresh Raina became the highest run-scorer in IPL with an aggregate of 1,177 runs, but only for a short period of time as Adam Gilchrist got his crown back soon, ending with an aggregate of 1,182 runs.
* This Points tally indicates Points after Match 43.