Indian Premier League, 26th match: Chennai Super Kings v Delhi Daredevils at Johannesburg, May 2, 2009
Chennai Super Kings won by 18 runs
Played at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg (neutral venue)
2 May 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)

Nehra to Raina, no run, the in-form Raina is greeted with a bouncer, left alone to the keeper


Nehra to Raina, no run

Chennai Super Kings 36/1   SK Raina 0* (2b)

Sangwan to Raina, 1 wide, Sangwan follows up his wicket-taking ball with a wide down the leg side


Sangwan to Raina, no run, much better this time, back of a length on offstump, Raina pushes it towards point, but there's no run there


Sangwan to Raina, SIX, Raina ends the over with a boundary, slightly overpitched, Raina lofts it over mid-off, it looked like he had got too much under it and hit it too high but it was long enough to go over the boundary, nice way to get off the mark

Chennai Super Kings 53/2   SK Raina 6* (4b 1x6)

Dilshan to Raina, 2 runs, a touch short, Raina is onto the backfoot in a flash, carves it towards long-on, fetches him a couple


Dilshan to Raina, no run, full on off, Raina digs it out towards point


Dilshan to Raina, no run, holds back the length a bit, it stops on Raina a bit, and he nearly popped it back to the bowler


Dilshan to Raina, 1 run, wider outside off, Raina crunches it down towards long-off for an easy single

Chennai Super Kings 57/2   SK Raina 9* (8b 1x6)

Mishra to Raina, 1 run, strays onto Raina''s pads, clipped to short fine leg for a single

Chennai Super Kings 60/2   SK Raina 10* (9b 1x6)

Dilshan to Raina, no run, drags it short, on offstump, Raina can't capitalise, he can only punch it down to the bowler


Dilshan to Raina, 1 run, outside off, Raina sweeps, gets an edge which goes to the keeper's right for a single


Dilshan to Raina, 1 run, on middle and leg, worked to fine leg by Raina for a single

Chennai Super Kings 63/2   SK Raina 12* (12b 1x6)

Mishra to Raina, SIX, Bang! short again, Raina doesn't miss out, his powerful sweep clears the midwicket boundary comfortably


Mishra to Raina, FOUR, follows it up with a boundary, on the pads, swept fine past the fielder in the circle


Mishra to Raina, 1 run

Chennai Super Kings 76/2   SK Raina 23* (15b 1x4 2x6)

Dilshan to Raina, 1 run, punched firmly back past the bowler by Raina


Dilshan to Raina, 1 run, Raina goes for an inside-out egde shot, doesn't get hold of it, luckily for him it lands short of extra cover

Chennai Super Kings 91/2   SK Raina 25* (17b 1x4 2x6)

Sangwan to Raina, 1 run, driven to mid-off off the backfoot by Raina for a single

Chennai Super Kings 92/2   SK Raina 26* (18b 1x4 2x6)

Bhatia to Raina, FOUR, Raina gets in on the act, slightly short and on the pads, swatted away off the backfoot for four to midwicket


Bhatia to Raina, 2 runs, fuller, Raina was looking for a big one, doesn't get hold of it and it skims along to long-on, Raina gets a couple


Bhatia to Raina, OUT, Raina holes out to midwicket, whoah didn't Delhi need that breakthrough, Raina was down the track to laucnh the ball over his favourite midwicket region, he hits it well but it finds Dilshan about a yard in from the boundary, coolly taken by Dilshan

SK Raina c Dilshan b Bhatia 32 (21b 2x4 2x6) SR: 152.38

Chennai Super Kings 112/3   SK Raina 32 (21b 2x4 2x6)





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