Indian Premier League - 24th match

Delhi Daredevils v Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings won by 86 runs

12.6

Pathan to Dhoni, FOUR, short from Pathan and guess what, Dhoni's spanked it over mid-wicket for a four! It's as hard a shot as you would see from the captain and it gets the result he wants, a four!

Chennai Super Kings 94/2   MS Dhoni 4* (1b 1x4)

13.2

Morkel to Dhoni, 1 run, tucked away to the leg side for a single

13.5

Morkel to Dhoni, FOUR, and it's hit hard and strong and despite no room to play that shot, it's still gone over the in-field for a four!

13.6

Morkel to Dhoni, 1 run, flicked away over the in field to the leg side for a single

Chennai Super Kings 104/2   MS Dhoni 10* (4b 2x4)

14.1

Nadeem to Dhoni, 2 runs, short of length and Dhoni tucks it off the back foot and immediately after the ball touches the bat, he calls two! Gets it two, they were haring across

14.2

Nadeem to Dhoni, 1 run, goes down the track and wants to smash it over the deep square-leg, but gets an inside edge for a single

14.4

Nadeem to Dhoni, 1 run, shorter from Nadeem this time and MSD has pushed it down to long-on for a single

Chennai Super Kings 109/2   MS Dhoni 14* (7b 2x4)

15.3

Yadav to Dhoni, 2 runs, full, fast and on his pads, tries to crack it over the leg side but does not get too much power on it, which is also why they are able to get back for the second

15.4

Yadav to Dhoni, 1 run, and now he cracks it through the covers for a single, it was a very full ball but straight to the fielder

15.6

Yadav to Dhoni, 2 runs, Dropped at long-off! unleashes a hard stroke there Dhoni and it's dropped by Ajit Agarkar at long-off! it was full and he wanted to go over the fielder but does not get any elevation, goes flat at him

Chennai Super Kings 123/2   MS Dhoni 19* (10b 2x4)

16.3

Pathan to Dhoni, 1 run, again not too quick and Dhoni was shaping up to play it over mid-wicket from the back foot, he does not get too much bat on it, rolls over to long-on

16.5

Pathan to Dhoni, 1 run, wider from Pathan, on a good length too and Dhoni drives it to long-off for a single

Chennai Super Kings 127/2   MS Dhoni 21* (12b 2x4)

17.1

Morkel to Dhoni, SIX, very full and very straight and that's muscled over the boundary for a six! It's Dhoni time this...

17.2

Morkel to Dhoni, FOUR, and he's gone leg side and it bounces once and goes to the fence for a four! what a shot, slogged away to the deep square-leg region for a four

17.3

Morkel to Dhoni, 1 run, shortens his length this time and Dhoni pulls out of a 'smash' and instead pushes it to the off side for a single

Chennai Super Kings 142/2   MS Dhoni 32* (15b 3x4 1x6)

18.1

Agarkar to Dhoni, no run, inside edge and it bounces and rolls over to the keeper, he was looking to hit it hard but it did not even arrive

18.2

Agarkar to Dhoni, 1 run, again looks to slog it away but gets an inside edge that goes to the square-leg fielder who has a shy at Dhonis end, misses

18.4

Agarkar to Dhoni, 2 runs, full-toss and he swings his bat away, Dhoni thinks he has hit it well enough to get it to the fence but Mendis fields very well at long-on, restricts him to two

18.5

Agarkar to Dhoni, 1 wide, wide this time, on the off side, and did I spot some swing away from the bat, one way or the other it's very wide

18.5

Agarkar to Dhoni, FOUR, and this time he gets that four over the bowler's head, was a full-toss and he whips it over for a four, was a low full-toss too so a good shot in the end!

18.6

Agarkar to Dhoni, 1 run, wants to smash it over mid-wicket but plays the shot early, the ball runs over to mid-wicket for a single

Chennai Super Kings 160/2   MS Dhoni 40* (20b 4x4 1x6)

19.1

Yadav to Dhoni, FOUR, a very full ball and he unleashes the Helicopter! He saw that the fielder was at long-on, straighter than normal and he flicks it with a lot of power to the right of the fielder, Warner, who dives but to no avail

19.2

Yadav to Dhoni, no run, and this is a dot this time, was looking to go over the bowler's head but the short of length delivery beats him this time

19.3

Yadav to Dhoni, OUT, gone, caught at deep square-leg and that ends an excellent innings! he was looking to slog it away and does not hit the middle of the bat here, gets it straight to the fielder there who runs around to catch it

MS Dhoni c Mendis b Yadav 44 (35m 23b 5x4 1x6) SR: 191.30

Chennai Super Kings 164/3   MS Dhoni 44 (23b 5x4 1x6)
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Photos

Apr 18, 2013

Mohit Sharma delivers the ball, Delhi Daredevils v Chennai Super Kings, IPL, Delhi, April 18, 2013

Mohit Sharma delivers the ball

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Apr 18, 2013

Suresh Raina and Mohit Sharma celebrate a wicket, Delhi Daredevils v Chennai Super Kings, IPL, Delhi, April 18, 2013

Suresh Raina and Mohit Sharma celebrate a wicket

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