Indian Premier League - 22nd match

Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals

Chennai Super Kings won by 38 runs

1.2

Pathan to Raina, no run, pushed back to the bowler

1.3

Pathan to Raina, 1 run, he shuffles and nudges it wide of short fine leg

Chennai Super Kings 5/1   SK Raina 1* (2b)

2.1

Mascarenhas to Raina, no run, sliced hard and Smith tumbles to his right at point and intercepts it

2.2

Mascarenhas to Raina, 2 runs, looks to drive but he gets a thick inside edge past the stumps, close call

2.3

Mascarenhas to Raina, SIX, into orbit! Out of the ground, Raina gets on his knee and plays his favourite slog which sends the ball to the clouds, don't ask me how they got the ball back this quickly

2.4

Mascarenhas to Raina, no run

2.5

Mascarenhas to Raina, no run, makes room and works it to the on side

2.6

Mascarenhas to Raina, FOUR, gives him room and this time Raina gets nicely beside the line and times and places the slice perfectly between point and cover

Chennai Super Kings 17/1   SK Raina 13* (8b 1x4 1x6)

3.4

Pathan to Raina, 1 run, edgy again, the inside edge beats the stumps and Badrinath's now on strike

Chennai Super Kings 18/2   SK Raina 14* (9b 1x4 1x6)

4.6

Mascarenhas to Raina, no run, keeps a touch low as he stays at the crease and taps it to mid-on

Chennai Super Kings 26/2   SK Raina 14* (10b 1x4 1x6)

5.2

Pathan to Raina, 1 run, makes room and chops it to cover for another quick single

5.5

Pathan to Raina, SIX, he's a stylish bloke! Yusuf fires this one full and Raina kneels down and scoops this one high over long-off

5.6

Pathan to Raina, 1 run, full outside off and tapped to the off side for a single, Badri slides and the underarm flick is wide of the stumps

Chennai Super Kings 40/2   SK Raina 22* (13b 1x4 2x6)

6.1

Kamran Khan to Raina, 1 run, stays at the crease, waits for the ball and steers it wide of point

6.6

Kamran Khan to Raina, 1 run, closes the face of the bat and tucks him wide of midwicket

Chennai Super Kings 47/2   SK Raina 24* (15b 1x4 2x6)

7.1

Patel to Raina, SIX, Raina's a stylist alright! He gets on one knee to a full delivery and he somehow gets underneath the bounce and scoops it rows over deep backward point

7.2

Patel to Raina, no run, keeps low and a thick under edge rolls to the keeper

7.3

Patel to Raina, 1 run, gets beside the line and steers him wide of backward point

7.6

Patel to Raina, no run, extra bounce this time and the ball zips past Raina as he attempts a flashy cut

Chennai Super Kings 55/2   SK Raina 31* (19b 1x4 3x6)

8.3

Trivedi to Raina, FOUR, very well played, the ball slides down leg and Raina shuffles and deliberately gets a faint trickle past the keeper

8.4

Trivedi to Raina, FOUR, not the most attractive of shots, he makes room and swings blindly but manages a thick inside edge which beats the keeper and runs down to fine leg

8.5

Trivedi to Raina, 1 run, fires a yorker outside off and he digs it out to third man

Chennai Super Kings 65/2   SK Raina 40* (22b 3x4 3x6)

9.1

Warne to Raina, 1 run, waits for the turn and nudges it wide of short fine leg

9.3

Warne to Raina, FOUR, yet another misfield! Raina kneels down and clubs a short ball down to deep midwicket, Asnodkar over runs it and makes a mess of it

9.4

Warne to Raina, 1 run, driven to extra cover for a single

9.6

Warne to Raina, FOUR, Rains rocks on the backfoot to seize on a short delivery and slaps it wide of cover, there's a big gap and he exploits it, that's his fifty as well!

Chennai Super Kings 81/2   SK Raina 50* (26b 5x4 3x6)

10.2

Patel to Raina, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and dabs it very late down to deep point

Chennai Super Kings 83/2   SK Raina 51* (27b 5x4 3x6)

11.5

Warne to Raina, no run, drops it short and he makes room and he ,makes room and punches it to cover

11.6

Warne to Raina, 1 wide, wide down the leg side and he offers no shot

11.6

Warne to Raina, no run, slow through the air and he defends it away

Chennai Super Kings 86/3   SK Raina 51* (29b 5x4 3x6)

12.3

Patel to Raina, no run, chases a wide delivery and ends up chopping it to warne who dives at cover

12.4

Patel to Raina, 1 run, rolls his wrists and times it well wide of point

12.6

Patel to Raina, 1 run, full outside off and squeezed past the diving short cover fielder

Chennai Super Kings 89/4   SK Raina 53* (32b 5x4 3x6)

13.1

Warne to Raina, FOUR, brute power! He rocks back to a short delivery and slaps it hard in the air and bisects the window between cover and extra cover

13.2

Warne to Raina, no run, tries the same shot but he finds cover this time

13.3

Warne to Raina, 2 runs, nudges it wide of midwicket and they take the risk with the second run and Raina is struggling, he dives and Rawat whips off the bails and the decision is referred

13.4

Warne to Raina, 1 run, uses his feet and knocks it to long-on and Raina signals to Dhoni to stay put for the second run

Chennai Super Kings 96/4   SK Raina 60* (36b 6x4 3x6)

14.1

Kamran Khan to Raina, 1 run, short and in the slot to pull but he doesn't time it too well, long-on picks it up

14.4

Kamran Khan to Raina, FOUR, short and wide outside off and asking to be biffed, Raina works his wrists and thumps it well wide of backward point

14.5

Kamran Khan to Raina, 1 leg bye, slides down leg and it just clips his pad before dropping short of Rawat who fumbles

Chennai Super Kings 103/4   SK Raina 65* (39b 7x4 3x6)

15.2

Warne to Raina, no run, really short and he biffs it to the off side but can't beat cover

15.3

Warne to Raina, 1 leg bye, sweeps a little too early and the ball clips his pads and rolls to the on side

15.6

Warne to Raina, 1 run, gets on his knee early and sweeps to deep square leg

Chennai Super Kings 108/4   SK Raina 66* (42b 7x4 3x6)

16.1

Trivedi to Raina, 1 run, gets on his knee and mows him down to long-on

16.3

Trivedi to Raina, no run, loses control of the radar and slips a yorker wide outside off, Trivedi somehow gets away with a wide

16.4

Trivedi to Raina, FOUR, excellent placement! Raina gets under the bounce to a pitched up delivery and scoops it in the tiny gap between deep cover and deep extra cover and Quiney makes a mess of the ad hoardings

16.5

Trivedi to Raina, FOUR, slower ball on the pads and he clips it with ease wide of midwicket, lots of power on the shot as the ball scorches away

16.6

Trivedi to Raina, 2 runs, driven hard and a misfield at cover allows 2 runs

Chennai Super Kings 120/4   SK Raina 77* (47b 9x4 3x6)

17.3

Kamran Khan to Raina, SIX, Raina the stylist again! Full and wide outside off and Raina stays at the crease, kneels down and scoops him high over deep backward point

17.4

Kamran Khan to Raina, SIX, that disappeared before you could blink! Raina gets under the bounce to a full delivery and thwacks it with force over extra cover, much flatter this time and a hapless Trivedi palms it over the rope

17.5

Kamran Khan to Raina, (no ball) 1 run, that's an overstep! Raina taps it wide of the bowler for a single and Kamran dives and hurts his ankle

Chennai Super Kings 141/4   SK Raina 90* (50b 9x4 5x6)

18.5

Trivedi to Raina, 2 runs, Raina gets a life! He swings to long-on and the ball may have just fallen short of Trivedi but he recovers well enough to hurl a flat throw to the keeper, Rawat whips off the bails and Raina dives and makes his ground

18.6

Trivedi to Raina, 1 wide, that was harsh, comes round the wicket and Raina swings and misses, not that wide to be penalised I'm afraid

18.6

Trivedi to Raina, 1 run, short outside off and slapped with brute force to deep extra cover, that looked like four the moment he hit it

Chennai Super Kings 153/4   SK Raina 93* (52b 9x4 5x6)

19.1

Patel to Raina, 1 run, mistimes the slog and the ball rolls wide of short fine leg

19.3

Patel to Raina, FOUR, take that! It's a low full toss and he makes room and cracks it past extra cover, he reckons he's got to three figures and starts celebrating! Well apparently the giant scoreboard got it wrong

19.4

Patel to Raina, OUT, and Raina walks back believing he's scored a ton! He makes room and scoops it over backward point and Smith runs back and hangs on to a really tough catch and falls forward

SK Raina c Smith b Patel 98 (55b 10x4 5x6) SR: 178.18

Chennai Super Kings 159/5   SK Raina 98 (55b 10x4 5x6)
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Apr 30, 2009

L Balaji celebrates another wicket, Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, 22nd match, Centurion, April 30, 2009

L Balaji celebrates another wicket

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Apr 30, 2009

L Balaji is cock-a-hoop after removing Yusuf Pathan, Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals, IPL, 22nd match, Centurion, April 30, 2009

L Balaji is cock-a-hoop after removing Yusuf Pathan

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