Indian Premier League - 39th match

Chennai Super Kings v Deccan Chargers

Chennai Super Kings won by 19 runs

3.5

Ojha to Raina, 1 run, tossed up around middle, he comes forward and plays it with the turn though midwicket

Chennai Super Kings 19/1   SK Raina 1* (1b)

5.1

Duminy to Raina, 1 run, tossed up but too full and Raina drives it to long off

5.3

Duminy to Raina, FOUR, poor ball from JP, flighted a foot outside leg, would have been a wide but he decided to go for the sweep and beat Ojha at short fine leg

5.4

Duminy to Raina, no run, flatter this time, turned away to square leg

5.5

Duminy to Raina, 1 run, tucked away off the pads in front of square leg, the line has been mostly leg stump in this over from JP

Chennai Super Kings 33/1   SK Raina 7* (5b 1x4)

6.5

Christian to Raina, no run, Raina hangs in the crease and looks to punch this length ball through point, is beaten by some bounce on that one

6.6

Christian to Raina, no run, beaten again, Christian has bowled well so far today, this time Suresh tried to steer to third man but missed again, that bounce, that extra bounce

Chennai Super Kings 37/1   SK Raina 7* (7b 1x4)

7.3

Duminy to Raina, 2 runs, Raina goes forward and splits long off and long on with a very straight and firm push, Ishant runs in from long off to cut it off

7.4

Duminy to Raina, 1 run, now he gets a single down to long on

Chennai Super Kings 45/1   SK Raina 10* (9b 1x4)

8.3

Christian to Raina, 1 run, superb cover drive from Suresh, head steady, foot to the pitch of the ball, and a straight bat pinging to ball along the ground, too bad sweeper cover had to be in place

8.5

Christian to Raina, 1 run, goes hard at a length ball outside off stump, comes slowly off the surface, and he chops it down behind point

Chennai Super Kings 52/1   SK Raina 12* (11b 1x4)

9.4

Mishra to Raina, no run, flatter delivery, Suresh plays with the turn to midwicket

9.5

Mishra to Raina, FOUR, top-edge runs in to the fine leg boundary, it was on leg stump and he went for the sweep, getting it off the edge but wide of the man at short fine leg who ran with it to the boundary, too quick for him

9.6

Mishra to Raina, no run, turned away towards square leg, tidy over from Mishra

Chennai Super Kings 58/1   SK Raina 16* (14b 2x4)

10.2

Harmeet Singh to Raina, 1 run, crack! Suresh gets forward and pings long off with the drive from the middle of the bat

10.5

Harmeet Singh to Raina, 1 run, plays this one away towards midwicket for a single

Chennai Super Kings 62/1   SK Raina 18* (16b 2x4)

11.2

Mishra to Raina, no run, goes straight on this time, but around leg stump, Raina misses with the sweep

11.3

Mishra to Raina, FOUR, Mishra continues to pitch it around leg stump, this one is a touch shorter too, enough for Suresh to get down on one knee and dismiss it backward of square leg

11.4

Mishra to Raina, 1 run, once again on leg stump, well, well, this time Suresh cannot beat the man running in from deep square leg

Chennai Super Kings 69/1   SK Raina 23* (19b 3x4)

12.1

Harmeet Singh to Raina, 1 run, more leg spin, this time from Harmeet, he drives the full delivery to long on

Chennai Super Kings 78/1   SK Raina 24* (20b 3x4)

13.2

Ojha to Raina, 1 wide, this one turns down leg even as Suresh looks to help it fine

13.2

Ojha to Raina, 1 run, tucked away in front of midwicket for a single

13.4

Ojha to Raina, 1 run, Suresh launches in to the big slog sweep, does not connect well, but again the ball falls well short of the man running in from deep square leg

Chennai Super Kings 88/2   SK Raina 26* (22b 3x4)

14.1

Sharma to Raina, 1 run, short of a length as always, but on the pads, and Suresh tucks it through square leg

14.4

Sharma to Raina, FOUR, goes back of a length to Raina, but also gives him width, and Suresh cracks it to the point boundary

14.5

Sharma to Raina, 1 run, goes short in to the body this time, he whips it away backward of square leg

Chennai Super Kings 95/2   SK Raina 32* (25b 4x4)

15.4

Mishra to Raina, SIX, Mishra is being taken apart here, this time is is Suresh with his favourite slog sweep, goes down on one knee, doesn't matter if it is flat, he still gets under it to crash it over deep midwicket

15.5

Mishra to Raina, 1 run, the wrong 'un, but a touch short allowing him to go back and tuck it behind square

Chennai Super Kings 110/2   SK Raina 39* (27b 4x4 1x6)

16.3

Harmeet Singh to Raina, FOUR, all going wrong for harmeet at the moment, another low full toss, Suresh bends the knee and clatters it wide of deep square leg

16.4

Harmeet Singh to Raina, 2 runs, the leg break again from the back of the hand, Suresh is waiting for it, swings it wide of long on

16.5

Harmeet Singh to Raina, FOUR, now he drops it short. at his pace it is asking to be hit, Raina stays back and dismisses it between deep square leg and deep midwicket

16.6

Harmeet Singh to Raina, 1 run, angles this one wide outside off stump, would have been called one had Raina not reached out to squeeze it away to cover, that will be 50 for Suresh, well played

Chennai Super Kings 126/2   SK Raina 50* (31b 6x4 1x6)

17.1

Ojha to Raina, SIX, makes no difference to Suresh, again he goes down on the knee, and slog-sweeps a fuller one over deep square leg, that went some way in to the crowd who love it

17.2

Ojha to Raina, 1 run, looks to go over wide long off this time, but mistimes it, it falls in no-man's land somewhere in front of sweeper cover

17.4

Ojha to Raina, 2 runs, another drop it is Ishant this time, Raina charged out and mistimed a slog, Ishant had it covered at sweeper cover, popped in to his hands, and popped out

17.5

Ojha to Raina, OUT, this time Suresh goes, skips down the track again, and lifts Ojha with the turn to deep midwicket who runs some steps to his left and holds on comfortably, it is Shikhar

SK Raina c Dhawan b Ojha 59 (35b 6x4 2x6) SR: 168.57

Chennai Super Kings 136/3   SK Raina 59 (35b 6x4 2x6)
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May 1, 2011

Sunny Sohal falls down while attempting a shot, Chennai Super Kings v Deccan Chargers, IPL 2011, Chennai, May 1, 2011

Sunny Sohal falls down while attempting a shot

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May 1, 2011

Doug Bollinger bowled Kumar Sangakkara, Chennai Super Kings v Deccan Chargers, IPL 2011, Chennai, May 1, 2011

Doug Bollinger bowled Kumar Sangakkara

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