Indian Premier League - 2nd qualifying match

Delhi Daredevils v Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings won by 86 runs

2.1

Russell to Hussey, no run, on the middle stump, bit of deviation into the batsman, Hussey is on to his back foot, pushed to the off side but not for runs

2.2

Russell to Hussey, no run, outside the off stump, length ball, Hussey drives it on the up but to the short cover fielder and no run

2.3

Russell to Hussey, no run, another one short of length, pushes Hussey on to his back foot, punches it back to the bowler

2.4

Russell to Hussey, 1 run, marginally outside the off stump, on the length, driven on the up but not off the middle of the bat, gets bit of an outside edge through to third-man for a single

2.5

Russell to Vijay, FOUR, outside the off stump, pitched up, driven to the covers, Negi had the ball, picked it up and threw it at the non-striker's end, Rao does not back up well and it goes to the fence for four overthrows! Hussey was diving back to get in but even if that had hit, he would have been safe

2.6

Russell to Vijay, 1 run, on his pads, tucked away to fine-leg for a single

Chennai Super Kings 25/0   AD Russell 1-0-6-0

4.1

Russell to Hussey, 3 runs, down the track and almost a catch! He wanted to go over mid-on, short of length, but gets bit under it, goes high in the air, the fielder from deep mid-wicket rushes in and dives but misses, Negi the man

4.2

Russell to Vijay, no run, short of length, on the back foot, pushed to the leg side

4.3

Russell to Vijay, FOUR, full-toss on the pads and that is easily flicked away to fine-leg for a four!

4.4

Russell to Vijay, no run, short of length, pushed to the off side to extra cover but not for a run

4.5

Russell to Vijay, 1 run, short of length outside the off stump, slower as well, opens the face of the bat through to third-man for a single

4.6

Russell to Hussey, no run, on the middle stump, short of length, slower, pushed to the covers

Chennai Super Kings 39/0   AD Russell 2-0-14-0

12.1

Russell to Vijay, 1 run, slower ball on off stump, Vijay opens the face and steers to point, there could have been at overthrow at the bowler's end had Warner not come running in from the boundary

12.2

Russell to Raina, FOUR, poor ball, too short on this pitch, Raina swivels and pulls to the backward square leg boundary

12.3

Russell to Raina, 1 run, Sehwag's mis-judged the catch, he was slow to run back and in the end the ball fell just over his head at midwicket. That's a drop. Raina tried to pull again but the ball was slower and he top-edged it towards Sehwag.

12.4

Russell to Vijay, FOUR, shot! Vijay backs away towards leg stump and drives a length ball flat over extra cover, Russell is disappointed that the fielder at long off did not try and save it

12.5

Russell to Vijay, 1 run, dabbed to third man for a single

12.6

Russell to Raina, 1 run, Raina tries to pull from outside off but gets the toe end of the bat on the ball, which goes towards third man. The umpire signals for the time out.

Chennai Super Kings 127/1   AD Russell 3-0-26-0

15.1

Russell to Dhoni, 1 run, short of a length and straight, pulled off the back foot to midwicket

15.2

Russell to Vijay, no run, a slower ball on a good length, Vijay defends back to the bowler

15.3

Russell to Vijay, 2 runs, Vijay moves to 99 by swinging a full ball through midwicket

15.4

Russell to Vijay, no run, short of a length and straight, Vijay sways out of the way and lets it go

15.5

Russell to Vijay, 1 leg bye, good length on middle and leg, Vijay misses the flick and gets a leg bye on the leg side

15.6

Russell to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni gets hurried by a short of a length ball and he too fails to connect with the whip through square leg. Russell conceded only 5 that over

Chennai Super Kings 167/2   AD Russell 4-0-30-0
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May 25, 2012

MS Dhoni talks to IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla, Delhi Daredevils v Chennai Super Kings, 2nd eliminator, IPL 2012, Chennai, May 25, 2012

MS Dhoni talks to IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla

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May 25, 2012

Super Kings' cheerleaders celebrate the team's victory, Delhi Daredevils v Chennai Super Kings, 2nd eliminator, IPL 2012, Chennai, May 25, 2012

Super Kings' cheerleaders celebrate the team's victory

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