Indian Premier League, 1st match: Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians at Chennai, Apr 4, 2012
Mumbai Indians won by 8 wickets (with 19 balls remaining)
4 April 2012 - night match (20-over match)

Malinga to Vijay, OUT, a direct hit in the first over, it is Ambati Rayudu running in from extra cover as the batsmen attempt a tight single, a one-handed pick-up and lob finds a diving Faf well short of his crease

F du Plessis run out 3 (4m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 150.00

Chennai Super Kings 4/1   M Vijay 0* (2b)   SL Malinga 0.4-0-4-0

Franklin to Vijay, OUT, Vijay is gone, he struggled to get the ball away today, tried to whip this pitched up ball over mid on, but Harbhajan went back just outside the circle to take an easy catch

M Vijay c Harbhajan Singh b Franklin 10 (28m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 58.82

Chennai Super Kings 38/2   SK Raina 22* (16b 1x6)   JEC Franklin 0.5-0-4-1

Ojha to Raina, OUT, Raina charges out, Ojha goes wide outside off, Raina reaches out and drives in the air, picks out sweeper cover, Ojha jumps, and celebrates with his captain, they wanted that wicket dearly

SK Raina c Malinga b Ojha 36 (41m 26b 2x4 1x6) SR: 138.46

Chennai Super Kings 75/3   DJ Bravo 17* (14b 3x4)   PP Ojha 0.5-0-6-1

Ojha to Bravo, OUT, Bravo tees off to one tossed up on leg, and finds Pollard at long on, did not time it well in the end, at least not as well as he executed the golf swing, that was picture perfect

DJ Bravo c Pollard b Ojha 19 (15m 19b 3x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Chennai Super Kings 80/4   JA Morkel 2* (4b)   PP Ojha 1.2-0-6-2

Pollard to Morkel, OUT, another wicket, it is Pragyan Ojha again who is involved, he is at deep square leg, and Albie has swung a length ball off his pads straight to him

JA Morkel c Ojha b Pollard 3 (14m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

Chennai Super Kings 85/5   S Badrinath 3* (4b)   KA Pollard 1.4-0-6-1

Ojha to Badrinath, OUT, massive strike, Badri makes room and guides it behind point, there is an appeal for a run-out, and even the swift Dhoni, at full-stretch too, is caught short of his ground as Karthik takes the bails off

MS Dhoni run out 4 (9m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

Chennai Super Kings 95/6   S Badrinath 8* (13b)   PP Ojha 3.1-0-13-2

Pollard to Badrinath, OUT, straight to midwicket, CSK have been finding the fielders with precision today, a forcing whip to a full delivery, but he found Harbhajan who took a sharp low catch

S Badrinath c Harbhajan Singh b Pollard 10 (23m 16b 0x4 0x6) SR: 62.50

Chennai Super Kings 99/7   RA Jadeja 2* (3b)   KA Pollard 3.1-0-12-2

Malinga to Ashwin, 1 run, OUT, Ashwin manages to run himself out in attempting a second run, slowish length ball on off stump, worked behind square leg, it is Harbhajan Singh who charges after it, slides, stops it, and rips the throw to Karthik, Ashwin is gone by a long way, Harbhajan celebrates

R Ashwin run out 3 (4m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

Chennai Super Kings 103/8   RA Jadeja 3* (4b)   SL Malinga 2.1-0-12-0

Malinga to Jadeja, OUT, Jadeja has contrived to bowl himself, he has backed away to try and slog it through midwicket, been completely beaten for pace, the ball was onto him very quickly, and he only managed to drag it onto his stumps

RA Jadeja b Malinga 3 (15m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

Chennai Super Kings 104/9   SB Jakati 1* (4b)   SL Malinga 3-0-13-1

Malinga to Bollinger, OUT, he backs away a mile outside leg, and slices it tamely to backward point

DE Bollinger c Sharma b Malinga 3 (7m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

Chennai Super Kings 112/10   SB Jakati 6* (10b)   SL Malinga 3.5-0-16-2





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