Kings XI vs Chennai
Punjab win by 44 runs
Punjab win by 44 runs and they have out-batted CSK. The bowling from CSK was average and Miller, Maxwell and Bailey took them apart posting this IPL's highest score. CSK kept losing wickets while batting and ended up losing the match convincingly.
Over 20 - CSK 187/6 (Ashwin 11, Manhas 8)
CSK need 64 from the last 6 balls, Dhawan comes back into the attack. Manhas takes a single and then Ashwin hits it to deep midwicket for two runs. Four, Ashwin outside edges it past the keeper for four. Four more, another outside edge and Ashwin is lucky as this also goes to the boundary. A single and then Rishi Dhawan bowls a wide, delaying the inevitable. Six, Manhas ends the innings with a six but CSK lose by 44 runs.
Over 19 - CSK 168/6 (Ashwin 0, Manhas 1)
WICKET! Faf is out, he tries to scoop it over short fine leg but Kartik takes the catch and Johnson gets the wicket. Manhas walks out to bat. Six, Dhoni hits the length ball over long-on for a six, but one feels it is too late. A short ball outside off and Dhoni steers it to the man in the deep for a couple of runs. WICKET! The top hand comes off the bat as he plays this shot, and the top edges is caught at midwicket. Ashwin walks in to bat.
Over 18 - CSK 159/4 (Du Plessis 52, Dhoni 15)
Four, Sandeep Sharma pushes it down leg as Faf hops on the leg side, then Faf glances it for four to fine leg. Four more, he makes room for himself and chips this over cover for four. And four more, three boundaries in a row, the slower ball is hit to fine leg for four and Faf gets his 50 in 22 balls. A single brings the captain on strike. Dhoni takes a single as he digs out the yorker, to bring Faf on for the last ball. 15 runs from the over.
Over 17 - CSK 144/4 (Du Plessis 38, Dhoni 14)
Johnson into the attack, six, Faf hits this straight down the ground for a six, is it a bit late? A couple of singles, and then Faf tries to pull it on the leg side but ends up gloving it through third man for four. Four more, he comes down the track and hammers it over extra cover for four. A single to end the over, CSK need 88 from 18 balls.
Over 16 - CSK 127/4 (Du Plessis 22, Dhoni 13)
The required rate is over 22 per over, a couple of runs to start the over and then a couple of singles. Dhoni picks up two twos from the last two balls to end the over, just 8 from it.
Over 15 - CSK 119/4 (Du Plessis 21, Dhoni 6)
Another over goes by and Patel finishes his spell of 4 overs with 28 runs, good one from him. Just five runs from the over, this is nearing the impossible now.
Over 14 - CSK 114/4 (Du Plessis 18, Dhoni 4)
A couple of dots to start the over, Kartik into his third. A single and then Faf picks up a couple of runs through deep midwicket. Four, Faf hits it straight down the ground for four. Four more, Faf ends the over with a boundary through the off side. 118 needed from 36 balls.
Over 13 - CSK 103/4 (Du Plessis 8, Dhoni 3)
Five singles from the over as Dhoni walks out to bat, Patel finishes a good over under pressure.
Over 12 - CSK 98/4 (Du Plessis 6)
McCullum takes a couple of runs from the first ball, Kartik into his second over. A couple of runs to start the over and then three singles. A couple more and then a run out, WICKET! McCullum goes out for 33, he hits it to deep midwicket and wants a couple of runs, the throw is flat, fast and perfect and McCullum is out.
Over 11 - CSK 90/3 (Du Plessis 2, McCullum 29)
Dhawan comes in to bowl, 147 needed from 60 balls. Three singles from three balls and then WICKET! Dhawan bowls Jadeja, CSK lose another wicket and the asking rate is 15.7 per over. The third umpire confirms it. Faf walks out to bat, not Dhoni. Faf takes a couple of runs to get off the mark. Brilliant over from Rishi.
Over 10 - CSK 85/2 (Jadeja 16, McCullum 28)
Maxwell starts his second over, McCullum takes a single. Four, Jadeja cuts the short and wide ball through backward point for four. Jadeja takes a single and then McCullum changes his bat. A couple of singles and Jadeja glances the faster ball through fine leg for four. A couple more runs, makes it 13 from the over.
Over 9 - CSK 72/2 (Jadeja 5, McCullum 26)
A single to start the over, and then Jadeja hits a boundary through long-off, hit powerfully down the ground. A single and four more, McCullum this time, he carves it through extra cover for four more. A single to end the over, 11 runs from it.
Over 8 - CSK 61/2 (Jadeja 0, McCullum 21)
Maxwell comes into the attack, a single to start the over, and then Maxwell bowls a wide. WICKET! Maxwell strikes with the ball, Raina is out and Miller takes the catch as he runs in from long-off. McCullum sweeps and beats Sehwag at short fine leg for four. A single to end the over, 14.25 is the required rate.
Over 7 - CSK 53/1 (Raina 34, McCullum 14)
Akshar Patel comes into the attack, four singles from the first four balls and Raina hits the ball through the covers for a couple of runs. 7 from the over, a good start from Patel under the circumstances.
Over 6 - CSK 46/1 (Raina 29, McCullum 12)
A single to start Sharma's over, McCullum hits it with soft hands through point. Six, Raina stays in his crease and swipes the length ball over the boundary for four runs. Brilliant shot against Sharma. A single and McCullum hits the next ball with the toe end of his bat and it goes high in the air. Johnson can't reach it and they get a couple of runs. 12 runs from the over. CSK get 46 from the power play.
Over 5 - CSK 34/1 (Raina 21, McCullum 8)
Murali Kartik comes into the attack, spin from Punjab. Four, McCullum hits the first ball for four, he makes room for himself and hits it over extra cover for four. McCullum takes a single through midwicket for a single. Four, Raina hits the spinner straight down the ground for four. Four more to end the over, Raina dispatches the full toss calmly through the covers.
Over 4 - CSK 21/1 (Raina 13, McCullum 3)
Johnson starts his second over, Raina slices the first ball behind point for a single. McCullum gets off the mark with a couple of runs, he punches the full ball down the ground. A couple of dots and then Raina ends the over with a boundary, he hits the short ball over point for a one-bounce four.
Over 3 - CSK 13/1 (Raina 8, McCullum 0)
The asking rate is already over 12 per over, Raina hits the second ball of the over to the sweeper for a couple of runs. A couple more as Raina punches this through the covers, Mandeep does well on the ropes to stop the ball. Five runs from the over, another good one from Sharma.
Over 2 - CSK 8/1 (Raina 3, McCullum 0)
Johnson starts from the other end, four dots and then Raina gets off the mark with a couple of runs through square leg. A single makes it three runs from the over.
Over 1 - CSK 5/1 (Raina 0, McCullum 0)
A wide to start the over, Sandeep Sharma with the ball for Punjab. Four, another outswinger from Sharma and Smith chips it over extra cover for a one-bounce four. WICKET! Sharma gets an important wicket, the opening partnership is broken in the first over. Smith is out as he edges this to backward point and Johnson takes the catch. Raina walks in to bat early.
Over 20 - KXIP 231/4 (Johnson 11, Bailey 40)
Johnson sends the first ball of the last over for four as Punjab keep the momentum going. Mohit to bowl the last over, Johnson hits the first one through long-on. A single as Johnson digs the yorker out to third man for a single. Bailey hits a boundary, it was full and outside off and Bailey tickles it down to fine leg for four. A couple more as Bailey slogs the slower ball through midwicket for a couple. Six, Bailey hits it cleanly over long-on for a six. Six, another one to finish off the innings, Bailey hits the last ball straight down the ground for a six. 23 runs from the last over.
Over 19 - KXIP 208/4 (Johnson 6, Bailey 22)
Hilfenhaus comes into the attack, Johnson takes a single from the first ball. Four, the half volley is hammered through extra cover for four. Four more, terrific placement, it is a wide yorker and Bailey sends it through the point boundary for four. Punjab bring up the 200. Four more, mid-off is inside the circle and Bailey hits the ball over him and to the boundary for four. Four more, big over for Punjab, 17 runs from it as Bailey hits the full ball through the covers for four.
Over 18 - KXIP 192/4 (Johnson 5, Bailey 6)
Mohit comes into the attack, Bailey takes a single from the first ball. WICKET! Mohit gets the big wicket, Maxwell is out and CSK can breathe easy. A little slower and a little outside off and Maxwell hits it straight to midwicket. Johnson comes out to bat and hits the first ball for four, he edges it fine to third man for four. A single and then Bailey hits the last ball for four, he hit it to deep square leg. 10 from the over, Punjab 191 for 4.
Over 17 - KXIP 181/3 (Maxwell 90, Bailey 1)
Bailey comes out to bat, a couple of leg byes to start the over. Four, a good yorker from Pandey and Maxwell inside edges it through the fine leg boundary for four. He moves on to 90. A couple of singles to end the over.
Over 16 - KXIP 173/3 (Maxwell 85)
Smith comes in to bowl after the time out, six, Maxwell hits the first ball for a six beyond the boundary. There is no stopping these two. Six, another one, this was in the slot to be hit and Maxwell shuffles leg side and hits it straight down the ground for a six. A dot and then another six, Dhawan catches the ball in the dug out, he reverse slogs it for a six. A single and then Smith bowls a wide. WICKET! Bowled him, Miller is out and this partnership is finally broken. Can CSK pull this game back?
Over 15 - KXIP 153/2 (Miller 47, Maxwell 66)
A couple of singles as Jadeja comes into the attack, Miller sends the next ball as he mis-hits it through third man for four. A couple of runs as Miller swipes the ball to long-on. Six, the last ball goes for a six, over cover, Miller hits it flat and it keeps going until it sinks in the stands. CSK need this time out.
Over 14 - KXIP 139/2 (Miller 34, Maxwell 65)
Dhoni turns to Pandey, the spin attack has been negated. Six, Maxwell hits the first ball for a six down the ground, another length ball finds the boundary. A single and Miller outside edges the next ball for four through third man. The off cutter from Pandey and Miller pushes it to long-off for a single. A couple of runs as Maxwell flicks it to deep square leg. Four, Maxwell hits the last ball for four, 18 runs from the over, he also brings up the 100 run partnership.
Over 13 - KXIP 121/2 (Miller 29, Maxwell 52)
Ashwin under attack again, Maxwell hits the first ball for a six over the straight boundary. Four, Maxwell hits it through deep midwicket and it goes through McCullum on the boundary. Four more, Maxwell reverse sweeps Ashwin to deep third man, god execution of the shot. Six, length ball outside off and Maxwell hits it into the crowd over midwicket. A single makes it 21 runs from the over. Maxwell gets his 50.
Over 12 - KXIP 100/2 (Miller 29, Maxwell 31)
Six, Miller races down the track to Smith and hits it over long-on for a six, good shot from him. Three singles from the next three balls, Maxwell then slogs the ball, but inside edges it past Dhoni for four to third man. A single to end the over, 14 runs from it.
Over 11 - KXIP 86/2 (Miller 21, Maxwell 25)
Ashwin comes into the attack, Miller takes a single. Maxwell attacks spin, he hits it over square leg for a six. Another six, it was the leg spinner from Ashwin and Maxwell sends this out of the ground for another six. A couple of wides and two singles to end the over.
Over 10 - KXIP 69/2 (Miller 19, Maxwell 12)
A single to start Smith's second over. Maxwell hits the second ball through midwicket for four, it was hit like a missile and Raina could not stop it. Four singles to end the over.
Over 9 - KXIP 60/2 (Miller 16, Maxwell 6)
Jadeja comes into the attack, Miller hits it through extra cover for four, it goes through Smith's legs at long-off for four. A couple more as Maxwell beats extra cover for a couple of runs. A couple of runs to end the over, 9 runs take us to the time out.
Over 8 - KXIP 51/2 (Miller 10, Maxwell 3)
Pandey runs in to bowl another spell, a leg bye to start the over. Three dots to start the over, Miller pulls it through the leg side for four, an error in length from Pandey. A single to end the over.
Over 7 - KXIP 45/2 (Miller 5, Maxwell 3)
Dhoni persists with pace, Smith comes into the attack. A couple of singles and then Miller hits it straight down the ground for four. Seven from the over.
Over 6 - KXIP 38/2 (Miller 1, Maxwell 0)
Hilfenhaus starts his third over, Maxwell takes a single to get off the mark. WICKET! Sehwag was looking dangerous today but he inside edges one on to his stumps and is bowled, Hilfenhaus celebrates and Chennai get two wickets in two overs. Miller walks out to bat. Four dots to end the over, good comeback from CSK.
Over 5 - KXIP 37/1 (Sehwag 30, Maxwell 0)
Mohit starts his second over and Sehwag takes a single. WICKET! Mandeep is out, he hits this straight to third man who takes the catch. Maxwell comes in at number three, good change from Punjab. A bit of extra bounce for Mohit and Sehwag takes the bottom hand off the bat and guides the ball through gully for four. Five from the over.
Over 4 - KXIP 32/0 (Sehwag 26, M Singh 3)
Hilfenhaus comes into the attack from the other end, a change of ends for him. Mandeep drives it through point for a single. Six, Sehwag hits the length ball over long-on for a six. 10 runs from the over.
Over 3 - KXIP 22/0 (Sehwag 19, M Singh 1)
Mohit Sharma comes into the attack, four dots to start the over and then Mandeep takes a single to deep third man. Just a single from the over, good start from Mohit.
Over 2 - KXIP 21/0 (Sehwag 19, M Singh 0)
Ishwar Pandey comes into the attack to bowl the second over. Sehwag hits the second ball through midwicket for four, too straight for Pandey. Four, Sehwag hits the next ball over point for four more. Four more, three fours in the over, this one goes over point again. 12 from the over.
Over 1 - KXIP 9/0 (Sehwag 7, M Singh 0)
Mandeep Singh and Murali Kartik are in for Punjab, Sehwag eases the first ball through covers for four. Then Sewhag hits the next ball through midwicket for a couple of runs. A couple of wides from Hilfenhaus. 9 from the over.
Chennai Super Kings have won the toss and chose to bowl
Hello and welcome to our over-by-over coverage of the Chennai-Punjab game. It is a top of the table clash and will be an interesting contest.
- 7th May 2014
- Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bowl.
- Barabati Stadium, Cuttack
- H D P K Dharmasena, P G Pathak
- TV Umpire
- V A Kulkarni
- Match Referee
- R S Mahanama
- Reserve Umpire
- U V Gandhe
chennai BATTING CARD
|D.R. Smith||c Johnson b Sharma||4|
|B.B. McCullum||run out (Johnson)||33|
|S.K. Raina||c Miller b Maxwell||35|
|R.A. Jadeja||b Dhawan||17|
|F. du Plessis||c Kartik b Johnson||52|
|M.S. Dhoni||c Bailey b Johnson||23|
|M. Manhas||Not out||8|
|R. Ashwin||Not out||11|
|Total||20.0 Overs||187 - 6|