Posts Tagged ‘Murli Vijai’

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 : CHENNAI BEAT BANGALORE

March 31st, 2010 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   No Comments »

Chennai Super Kings beat Royal Challangers Bangalore in a thrilling encounter. R. C. Bangalore won the toss and elected to bat at the M.A.Chidambaram Stadium at Chennai on Wednesday. Jacques Kallis and Pandey opened the innings for the RCB and Pandey could not last long and was caught by Dhoni b Thussara for 5. In came Robin Uthappa to occupy the crease and he was dropped by Goni when he was at naught.

Thereafter, Uthappa slammed two sixes and a boundary but was caught by Goni, b by Shadab Jakati for 21 runs. Virat Kohli also played well and contributed 34 runs for the RCB and was caught by Vijai b Jakati. Actually Virat Kohli and Jacques Kallis set the momentum for the RCB and were together in a half-century stand. (more…)

INDIA – SRILANKA – THIRD TEST

December 3rd, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   No Comments »

Replying to Sri Lanka’s first innings total of 393, the 31-year-old Sehwag set the Brabourne stadium on fire by plundering runs at will to post a record score of 443 for one at close of second day’s play.

Sehwag notched up his 17th Test ton, his sixth 200 plus total,and laid the platform for India to push for victory which would take them to the number one position in the ICC Test rankings. Even though cricket is unpredictaable – Sehwag has set his eyes on the third triple century which will another feather in his cap. Sunil Gavaskar, who was in the commentators box, jokingly asked his colleague – is this a net practice or a Test match? A great compliment to Sehwag. (more…)