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CHENNAI SUPER KINGS WIN IPL

May 29th, 2011 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   1 Comment »

M.S.Dhoni won the toss for Chennai Super Kings and opted to bat against Royal Challangers Bangalore at the jam-packed M.A.Chidambaram Stadium in the final of the IPL 4 match played here on Saturday. Murli Vijay and Mike Hussey opened the innings for CSK and had saved their best Cricket for the last game. They posted the finest opening partnership of 159 runs for the IPL, which enabled CSK to post a huge total of 205 runs. 

Murli Vijai

Murli Vijai

Vijay and Hussey hit sparkling half centuries en-route to the 159-run opening stand and gave Chennai a quick start which laid the foundation of the mammoth score of 205. 

CSK had reached their 50 in 5.1 overs with a six from Murli and the score-board later went on to read hundred in just 10.3 overs. The 159-run opening partnership was broken when Hussey played a lofted shot off Syed Mohammad over long-on and was caught by Mithun. 

Dhoni scored 22 runs and then lit up Chepauk with his two sixes but he and Vijay fell to S Aravind in consecutive deliveries. Vijay 95, fell just five runs short of his century while Dhoni departed in quest of quick runs. Vijay stroked four boundaries and six towering sixes in his 52-ball knock.

For RCB, Aravind and Gayle picked two wickets apiece while Syed picked one. Bravo then hit a six off the last ball to take the total to 205 runs. (more…)

IPL-3 MUMBAI ENTER FINALS

April 22nd, 2010 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   No Comments »

The last five overs of the Mumbai Indians’ innings changed everything. They plundered 77 runs of these overs and beat the Royal Challangers Bangalore by 35 runs. Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to bat on Wednesday at the D Y Patel Stadiium, Mumbai.

Sachin Tendulkar and Shikher Dhawan opened the innings and the Mumbai Indians lost Sachin who scored only 9 runs. Dhawan was joined at the crease with Abhishek Nayar and then Shikhar Dhawan was run out for 12 runs by Virat Kohli. 

Nayar and Rayudu took the score to 69 when Nayar was sent back to the pavillion by Pietersen for 22. Later Duminy was also packed by Kumble and the score read a pathetic 77 for 4. After the strategic time out, Bangalore struck twice in two overs.  (more…)

IPL-3 : MUMBAI BEAT DELHI

April 13th, 2010 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   No Comments »

Mumbai Indians won the toss and opted to bat at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai on Tuesday. Mumbai opened with Sachin Tendulkar and C.Madan who put up a 41 run opening partnership when Madan was out for 15 runs and  Tewary joined Sachin at the crease.

Tewary was playing well and gave adequate support to Sachin Tendulkar. Later Tendulkar was caught by de Villiers and bowled Sangwan for 30 runs which included three hits to the fence. Mumbai were then 65 for 2 and Rayudu walked in to support Tewary. 

Tewary misread a slower one from Sangawan and was bowled for 38 runs which were puctuated with a four and two sixes. Rayudu slowly prodded along to build up Mumbai score and  was later caught by AB de Villiers and bowled Ashish Nehra for 24 runs.  (more…)