Indian Premier League, 49th match: Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals at Chennai, May 24, 2008
Rajasthan Royals won by 10 runs
24 May 2008 - day/night match (20-over match)
  Rajasthan Royals innings (20 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal GC Smith c Dhoni b Raina 91 51 9 4 178.43
13.6 fatigue gets the better of Smith as he lofts a fuller delivery on the off stump in the air. Dhoni takes the catch running in from cover 150/2
View dismissal SA Asnodkar run out (Dhoni/†Patel) 41 27 5 2 151.85
11.1 Raina to Smith, Raina does it for his captain, as he bowls a good length delivery to Smith who punches it to cover and calls Asnodkar for a quick single. Dhoni does the running from extra cover and throws it back to the keeper who whips the bails off in a flash and Asnodkar is a few inches short 127/1
Kamran Akmal not out 53 28 4 3 189.28
View dismissal YK Pathan c Muralitharan b Morkel 6 5 1 0 120.00
16.2 adrenaline rush gets the better of Yusuf as lofts a fuller length delivery down the throat of Murali at long off. Yusuf did not get the timing right as the ball hit the toe end of the bat 178/3
View dismissal M Kaif c Mukund b Morkel 10 7 1 0 142.85
18.2 fuller toss outside the off stump. Kaif opes the face and looks it to steer it away but the ball hits the top portion of the bat and Abhinav Mukund dives in at short third man to take the catch 199/4
View dismissal T Kohli run out (Badrinath/†Patel) 3 3 0 0 100.00
19.6 from Ntini, fuller length outside the off stump, Taruvar drives it square to deep point and wants a couple and can't beat the throw as he is a couple of feet short 211/5
Extras (lb 5, w 1, nb 1) 7
  Total (5 wickets; 20 overs) 211 (10.55 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  M Ntini 4 0 43 0 10.75 9 5 2 (1nb)
  MS Gony 3 0 32 0 10.66 5 4 1
View wickets JA Morkel 4 0 35 2 8.75 6 5 0
16.2 to Pathan, adrenaline rush gets the better of Yusuf as lofts a fuller length delivery down the throat of Murali at long off. Yusuf did not get the timing right as the ball hit the toe end of the bat 178/3
18.2 to Kaif, fuller toss outside the off stump. Kaif opes the face and looks it to steer it away but the ball hits the top portion of the bat and Abhinav Mukund dives in at short third man to take the catch 199/4
  M Muralitharan 4 0 31 0 7.75 8 2 1 (1w)
  L Balaji 3 0 45 0 15.00 2 4 3
View wicket SK Raina 2 0 20 1 10.00 2 0 2
13.6 to Smith, fatigue gets the better of Smith as he lofts a fuller delivery on the off stump in the air. Dhoni takes the catch running in from cover 150/2
  Chennai Super Kings innings (target: 212 runs from 20 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal PA Patel st †Kamran Akmal b Warne 54 40 5 2 135.00
14.6 Warne does it again as he slips in a faster delivery. Parthiv who is down the track is foxed and Akmal does the rest 157/3
View dismissal SP Fleming run out (Sohail Tanvir/†Kamran Akmal) 7 4 0 1 175.00
1.4 from Pathan, outside the off stump, Fleming steers it behind point and cant beat the throw from Tanvir as he is short 14/1
View dismissal SK Raina c Kaif b Warne 45 24 6 2 187.50
8.3 King Warne does it again as induces Raina to play a false stroke and the ball lobs up to deep midwicket, where Kaif running in takes the catch 84/2
View dismissal JA Morkel c sub (RA Jadeja) b Sohail Tanvir 71 40 6 4 177.50
19.5 fuller on the off stump, Albie looks to swing it on the off side and gets an inside edge to short fine leg, where Jadeja standing in as a substitute takes the catch 201/6
View dismissal MS Dhoni* c Kaif b Sohail Tanvir 12 8 2 0 150.00
17.4 fuller outside the off stump and slower in pace too as Dhoni chips it to long off , where Kaif is lurking and he does not drop these 182/4
View dismissal S Badrinath c Kohli b Patel 1 2 0 0 50.00
18.4 full toss on the middle stump, Badrinath gets behind it and lofts it to cow corner where Taruvar Kohli running around takes the catch and earns the applause from his captain 188/5
MS Gony not out 2 4 0 0 50.00
View dismissal A Mukund b Sohail Tanvir 0 1 0 0 0.00
19.6 fuller in length on the off stump as Abhinav has a swing and misses and it seals the win for Rajasthan as the off stump is sent on a cartwheel 201/7
Extras (b 1, lb 2, w 3, nb 3) 9
  Total (7 wickets; 20 overs) 201 (10.05 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets Sohail Tanvir 4 0 33 3 8.25 11 4 1 (1nb, 1w)
17.4 to Dhoni, fuller outside the off stump and slower in pace too as Dhoni chips it to long off , where Kaif is lurking and he does not drop these 182/4
19.5 to Morkel, fuller on the off stump, Albie looks to swing it on the off side and gets an inside edge to short fine leg, where Jadeja standing in as a substitute takes the catch 201/6
19.6 to Mukund, fuller in length on the off stump as Abhinav has a swing and misses and it seals the win for Rajasthan as the off stump is sent on a cartwheel 201/7
  YK Pathan 3 0 31 0 10.33 6 3 2
View wicket MM Patel 4 0 55 1 13.75 3 5 3 (1nb)
18.4 to Badrinath, full toss on the middle stump, Badrinath gets behind it and lofts it to cow corner where Taruvar Kohli running around takes the catch and earns the applause from his captain 188/5
  Pankaj Singh 4 0 30 0 7.50 9 3 1 (1w)
View wickets SK Warne 4 0 35 2 8.75 8 2 2 (1w)
8.3 to Raina, King Warne does it again as induces Raina to play a false stroke and the ball lobs up to deep midwicket, where Kaif running in takes the catch 84/2
14.6 to Patel, Warne does it again as he slips in a faster delivery. Parthiv who is down the track is foxed and Akmal does the rest 157/3
  D Salunkhe 1 0 14 0 14.00 1 2 0 (1nb)

Match details


Toss - Rajasthan Royals, who chose to bat
Points - Rajasthan Royals 2, Chennai Super Kings 0
Twenty20 debut - A Mukund (Chennai Super Kings)
Player of the match - JA Morkel (Chennai Super Kings)
Umpires - DJ Harper (Australia) and SL Shastri
TV umpire - AV Jayaprakash
Match referee - J Srinath

Match Notes


    • Rajasthan Royals innings
    • Rajasthan Royals: 50 runs in 4.5 overs (30 balls), Extras 5
    • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 30 balls (GC Smith 20, SA Asnodkar 27, Ex 5)
    • GC Smith: 50 off 29 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • Rajasthan Royals: 100 runs in 9.4 overs (60 balls), Extras 7
    • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 60 balls (GC Smith 58, SA Asnodkar 35, Ex 7)
    • Rajasthan Royals: 150 runs in 13.5 overs (85 balls), Extras 7
    • Rajasthan Royals: 200 runs in 18.3 overs (113 balls), Extras 7
    • Kamran Akmal: 50 off 26 balls (4 x 4, 3 x 6)
    • Innings Break: Rajasthan Royals - 211/5 in 20.0 overs (Kamran Akmal 53)
    • Chennai Super Kings innings
    • Chennai Super Kings: 50 runs in 4.6 overs (31 balls), Extras 2
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 24 balls (PA Patel 16, SK Raina 35, Ex 0)
    • Chennai Super Kings: 100 runs in 10.1 overs (64 balls), Extras 6
    • PA Patel: 50 off 34 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
    • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 26 balls (PA Patel 23, JA Morkel 28, Ex 3)
    • Chennai Super Kings: 150 runs in 14.3 overs (91 balls), Extras 7
    • JA Morkel: 50 off 26 balls (5 x 4, 3 x 6)
    • Chennai Super Kings: 200 runs in 19.3 overs (123 balls), Extras 9
 
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