Indian Premier League

Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians

Chennai Super Kings won by 48 runs

0.1

Johnson to Hussey, FOUR, poor ball to start things off here, it was a full-toss on his pads and it's caressed through mid-wicket for a four!

0.2

Johnson to Hussey, no run, and now some swing, gets his line right this time, on the off stump, length ball and swings away from the batsman, the batsman does not fiddle with it

0.3

Johnson to Hussey, no run, and this one is slightly fuller from the bowler, outside the off stump too and swinging away from the batsman, lets it go through yet again

0.4

Johnson to Hussey, no run, edged this time and through to the third slip where Rohit fields, it was closer to the stumps this time, swinging away from the bat again and gets a nick trying to drive at it, falls short of the third slipper

0.5

Johnson to Hussey, 1 run, shortens his length this time and Hussey seemingly expected that, taps it to the off side for a quick single

Chennai Super Kings 5/0   MEK Hussey 5* (5b 1x4)

2.1

Johnson to Hussey, FOUR, and now it's cut hard for a four, Hussey loves playing the cut to one that's short and wide and gets it over his favourite point fielder, Pollard, no chance of getting any hand to that one for the fielder

2.2

Johnson to Hussey, 1 run, length ball but slightly closer to the stumps, on the middle and tapped to the mid-on area for a single

2.5

Johnson to Hussey, no run, was looking for a quick one there Hussey, had tapped it to the covers and called Vijay who remained rooted back, it had gone to Rohit who did well there, has a shy back too but Hussey's well in

2.6

Johnson to Hussey, 1 run, on the pads, tapped to the leg side for a single this time

Chennai Super Kings 27/0   MEK Hussey 11* (9b 2x4)

3.1

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 1 run, very full and tossed up nicely, driven down to long-off for a single

3.4

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, no run, was looking to go down the pitch, was quicker on his leg stump, trying to cramp him, pushed away to point in the end

3.5

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, no run, slightly tossed up again and played well to square-leg, wanted a quick one but sent back by Vijay

3.6

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, no run, shorter in length and tapped to short cover, straight to the fielder yet again, end of a good over from Harbhajan

Chennai Super Kings 29/0   MEK Hussey 12* (13b 2x4)

4.2

Malinga to Hussey, no run, ooh, what a ball! it was an in-swinging yorker that from Malinga and the batsman had to jab his bat down rather quickly, runs away to short mid-wicket

4.3

Malinga to Hussey, FOUR, that's the second full-toss that Hussey's got and that's the second time he's got it away for a four, was on the off stump line and tapped through wide mid-off for a four

4.4

Malinga to Hussey, FOUR, slows the pace down but that's not slowing the pace of scoring down, he's read it well, waits for it and crunches it through the covers for a four

4.5

Malinga to Hussey, 1 leg bye, swinging right into the batsman, wants to flick it away, but gets bit of a pad through to the leg side

Chennai Super Kings 39/0   MEK Hussey 20* (17b 4x4)

5.1

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 1 run, shorter in length and tapped away to the leg side for a single

5.3

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, FOUR, what a shot, it's been hit inside out and lands a few inches in front of the extra-cover fence, ran down the track there to get to the pitch of the ball too

5.4

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, no run, on the off stump and tapped to the off side this time

5.5

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 1 run, shorter in length and tapped away to the mid-wicket for a single

Chennai Super Kings 46/0   MEK Hussey 26* (21b 5x4)

6.2

Ojha to Hussey, no run, reverse-swept this time, it was on his pads in an attempt to cramp him for room

6.3

Ojha to Hussey, 1 run, immediately shortens his length and tapped away to the leg side for a single

6.5

Ojha to Hussey, 1 run, shorter in length and tucked round the corner for a single

Chennai Super Kings 51/0   MEK Hussey 28* (24b 5x4)

7.3

Pollard to Hussey, 1 run, very close to the off stump and deftly played through to the third-man, steers it through for a single

7.5

Pollard to Hussey, 1 run, and he loves playing that stroke doesn't he, Hussey waits till the last moment before opening the face of the bat and guides it down to third-man for a single

Chennai Super Kings 55/1   MEK Hussey 30* (26b 5x4)

8.1

Patel to Hussey, 1 run, shorter in length and opens the face of the bat yet again, bit of an under-edge this time that runs through to short third-man for a single

8.3

Patel to Hussey, FOUR, short and fractionally wide, that's all Hussey needs to unleash the cut, gets it off the middle of the bat and very wide of both, the backward point and the third-man fielder

8.4

Patel to Hussey, no run, this is quite wide and short too, wanted to cut it hard but I think it came on quicker than Hussey thought it would, beaten, the keeper's up to the bat too

8.5

Patel to Hussey, 1 run, on his pads this time, flicked away to deep square-leg for a single

Chennai Super Kings 62/1   MEK Hussey 36* (30b 6x4)

9.2

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 1 run, shorter in length yet again and tapped to Johnson at point, quickly off for a single

9.4

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 1 run, shortens his length completely now, tapped down to mid-wicket for a single

9.6

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 1 run, aah, tossed up yet again and driven through the covers for a single to get us to the half-way stage this innings

Chennai Super Kings 69/1   MEK Hussey 39* (33b 6x4)

10.1

Ojha to Hussey, 2 runs, short, on the leg stump, turning further down and pulled away to backward square-leg for a couple of runs

10.2

Ojha to Hussey, 1 run, on his pads yet again but slightly fuller this time, cannot pull it away but unleashes the tap to the leg side for a single

10.4

Ojha to Hussey, FOUR, amazing stroke that, too many of those cramping him up and he unleashes the reverse sweep, the delivery this time was on the off stump and goes to the backward point fence for a four!

10.5

Ojha to Hussey, 1 run, and a reverse sweep again, this time it's fielded there and they get a single

Chennai Super Kings 78/1   MEK Hussey 47* (37b 7x4)

11.1

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 1 run, shorter in length and tapped to deep covers for a single

11.4

Harbhajan Singh to Hussey, 1 run, on a length yet again from round the stumps, rocks back and taps it to deep covers for a single

Chennai Super Kings 87/1   MEK Hussey 49* (39b 7x4)

12.3

Johnson to Hussey, 1 run, short of length and he pulls it to fine-leg for a single that brings up yet another half-century for Hussey, well played that!

Chennai Super Kings 98/1   MEK Hussey 50* (40b 7x4)

13.3

Malinga to Hussey, no run, wide outside the off stump and quite full, he was looking to dab it through the point area, gets no bat on it and through to the keeper, Malinga was the only one appealing there

13.4

Malinga to Hussey, 1 run, fullish delivery outside the off stump, driven to long-off for a single

13.6

Malinga to Hussey, FOUR, what a hit, that's almost a tee on a golf course, it was fuller outside the off and Hussey goes through with the shot through wide long-off for a four

Chennai Super Kings 114/1   MEK Hussey 55* (43b 8x4)

14.2

Pollard to Hussey, SIX, short of length and Hussey has hooked it away for a six! that was not at too much pace and the batsman has given it his all

14.3

Pollard to Hussey, 1 run, continues bowling it short and he pulls again, not off the middle of the bat and straight to deep square-leg for a single

14.5

Pollard to Hussey, 2 runs, shorter in length from Pollard and cut away through extra-cover for a couple of runs

14.6

Pollard to Hussey, no run, well bowled that, yorker length and needed to dig it away, hit back to the bowler

Chennai Super Kings 125/1   MEK Hussey 64* (47b 8x4 1x6)

15.4

Patel to Hussey, 1 run, was looking to give himself room, hit it over extra-cover but it's a tad quicker and gets an inside edge on to his pads, single taken

15.6

Patel to Hussey, 1 run, this is outside the off stump and right up to the bat and drilled through to deep covers for a single

Chennai Super Kings 137/1   MEK Hussey 66* (49b 8x4 1x6)

16.1

Pollard to Hussey, 1 run, a very slow ball and he's looking to play it across the line, gets some bat through to long-on for a single

Chennai Super Kings 138/1   MEK Hussey 67* (50b 8x4 1x6)

17.3

Malinga to Hussey, 1 run, chips down the pitch and gets one that's wide outside the off and very full, gets his bat down in time and taps it to deep cover for a single

17.5

Malinga to Hussey, 1 run, continues to bowl wide and full and wants them to play it to the off side alone, does not get it off the middle of the bat, hit straight to the deep cover fielder

Chennai Super Kings 157/1   MEK Hussey 69* (52b 8x4 1x6)

18.1

Johnson to Hussey, 1 run, that's from over the stumps and outside the stump, drops his pace to 131 km/hr and he was looking to swing it, gets only a bit of an inside edge to the leg side for a single

18.3

Johnson to Hussey, 1 run, chipped over the covers for a single, was full enough to play that one but a tad wide to get full timing on it, on the bounce to Rayadu for a single

18.6

Johnson to Hussey, FOUR, pulled away for a four, he's been playing a second fiddle for some time to Raina but that was short enough for him to go for the pull, hit off the middle of the bat and goes through to the fine-leg fence

Chennai Super Kings 173/1   MEK Hussey 75* (55b 9x4 1x6)

19.3

Malinga to Hussey, SIX, whoa, that's a lesson in how to bat in T20 cricket and this is Hussey's chapter, it was a yorker-length ball alright and the batsman gets his front foot forward and spoons it over the short fine-leg for a six! Takes full advantage of the pace of the delivery there...

19.4

Malinga to Hussey, 1 run, comes down the pitch and wants to flay it away, gets it off the toe of the bat through to the covers for a single

19.6

Malinga to Hussey, FOUR, he does it again, he's revising that chapter now, full-toss on the middle stump and Hussey's taken his foot down and scooped it over short fine-leg yet again, this time off the bounce to the fence for a four to end an amazing innings

Chennai Super Kings 192/1   MEK Hussey 86* (58b 10x4 2x6)
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