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 Vijay, OUT, short ball does the trick for Nehra, Vijay's gone, the batsmen went for a pull, it got a thick top edge and the ball swirled towards extra cover, for a moment it seemed Rajat Bhatia and David Warner might collide attempting the catch, Bhatia takes a simple catch in the end after clashing with Warner

M Vijay c Bhatia b Nehra 14 (13b 2x4 0x6) SR: 107.69

Chennai Super Kings 36/1   ML Hayden 20* (15b 2x4 1x6)   A Nehra 1.4-0-14-1

Sangwan to Hayden, OUT, Sangwan gets him this time, Hayden tries a repeat of the previous stroke, mishit towards long-on, where Ab de Villiers takes a good, low catch

ML Hayden c de Villiers b Sangwan 30 (19b 4x4 1x6) SR: 157.89

Chennai Super Kings 46/2   SK Raina 0* (2b)   PJ Sangwan 1.4-0-19-1

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   S Badrinath 33* (22b 3x4 2x6)   R Bhatia 0.3-0-6-1

Bhatia to Badrinath, OUT, knocked over! Badrinath again starts to walk across the stumps in an attempt to paddle the ball down to fine leg but this time Bhatia is alert and slides in a quick yorker that sneaks between bat and leg to disturb the furniture

S Badrinath b Bhatia 45 (34b 4x4 2x6) SR: 132.35

Chennai Super Kings 130/4   JA Morkel 2* (2b)   R Bhatia 1.5-0-11-2

Nehra to Morkel, OUT, big, big wicket for Delhi, Albie Morkel is gone, Nehra's bouncer gets him another wicket, Albie went for the pull but it could only manage a top edge which hangs in the air long enough for Nehra himself to get under it

JA Morkel c & b Nehra 6 (4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 150.00

Chennai Super Kings 134/5   MS Dhoni 0* (1b)   A Nehra 2.2-0-18-2

Nannes to Oram, OUT, Nannes strikes, Oram is gone, it was similar to the previous delivery, Oram swings mightily again, gets bat this time, but AB de Villiers keeps his composure to take a difficult catch at wide long-on, he was on the edge of the boundary there

JDP Oram c de Villiers b Nannes 3 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

Chennai Super Kings 144/6   MS Dhoni 6* (6b)   DP Nannes 2.2-0-13-1

Nannes to Dhoni, OUT, Dhoni falls and Chennai's innings is unravelling here, Nannes is on a hat-trick, Dhoni tries to pull but gets a top edge to the 145 kmh delivery, and it swirls towards Gautam Gambhir at cover for a simple catch

MS Dhoni c Gambhir b Nannes 6 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 85.71

Chennai Super Kings 144/7   SB Jakati 0* (0b)   DP Nannes 2.3-0-13-2

Nehra to Balaji, OUT, the procession continues, Balaji is the one to go this , fuller from Nehra, Balaji tries to loft over mid-on but can only spoon it to AB de Villiers

L Balaji c de Villiers b Nehra 2 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

Chennai Super Kings 151/8   SB Jakati 4* (4b)   A Nehra 3.4-0-25-3

Nannes to Jakati, OUT, Nannes gets another one, familiar mode of dismissal for Chennai today, a huge swat gets a top edge which results in a simple catch to Gambhir at cover

SB Jakati c Gambhir b Nannes 13 (8b 2x4 0x6) SR: 162.50

Chennai Super Kings 162/9   M Muralitharan 2* (2b)   DP Nannes 3.4-0-26-3

Nannes to Muralitharan, 1 run, OUT, full just outside off, Murali drives inside-out along the ground, but it goes straight to AB de Villiers at mid-off, the batsmen decided to go for two anyway, de Villiers lobs the ball to the keeper and Murali is caught well out of his crease

M Muralitharan run out 3 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

Chennai Super Kings 163/10   S Tyagi 0* (0b)   DP Nannes 4-0-27-3





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