Indian Premier League, 29th match: Chennai Super Kings v Deccan Chargers at East London, May 4, 2009
Chennai Super Kings won by 78 runs
Played at Buffalo Park, East London (neutral venue)
4 May 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)

Suman to Raina, 2 runs, tossed up, full and outside off, Raina slaps it towards midwicket, good running gets them two


Suman to Raina, 1 run, Raina leans forward and drives to long-off for a single


Suman to Raina, 1 run, length ball from Suman, "Catch" cries Gilchrist as Raina pops it back to the right of the bowler, who dives but can't hold on to it, very difficult chance that

Chennai Super Kings 105/2   SK Raina 4* (3b)

Shoaib Ahmed to Raina, 1 run, just outside off, Raina stays on the backfoot and dabs it towards backward point


Shoaib Ahmed to Raina, 1 run, shorter from Shoaib, Raina mistimes it towards cover for a single


Shoaib Ahmed to Raina, 1 run, Raina moves to the leg side and drives it inside out towards extra cover for a single

Chennai Super Kings 110/2   SK Raina 7* (6b)

Suman to Raina, FOUR, Raina gets down on one knee and bisects the gap between long-on and midwicket, there wasn't enough on it to go all the way, bounce in safe territory though


Suman to Raina, SIX, a repeat and this time it goes a long way, the only one with a chance of catching it was a man in the crowd, who does, and jumps about for joy


Suman to Raina, SIX, Raina on the rampage, this ball was a bit shorter, but it goes in the same direction, even bigger than the previous one, this is just what Chennai need


Suman to Raina, 1 run, attempts the shot again, but gets a bottomg edge towards third man

Chennai Super Kings 129/2   SK Raina 24* (10b 1x4 2x6)

Ojha to Raina, 2 runs, Raina backs away to the legside to make room, and drives that full ball towards extra cover


Ojha to Raina, no run, cut towards point this time, that was pretty slow from Ojha, 78kmh


Ojha to Raina, 1 run, low full toss on the pads, 90kmh, Raina swings it towards square leg for a single


Ojha to Raina, 2 runs, swept towards deep backward square leg, Rain called for two immediately and they get it comfortably

Chennai Super Kings 137/2   SK Raina 29* (14b 1x4 2x6)

Harris to Raina, no run, short and a touch wide outside off, Raina wanted to play a cute dab just wode of the keeper, but he fails to connect with the ball


Harris to Raina, 1 run, a touch fuller, Raina swings it to long-on off the backfoot, a couple of bounces before it reaches Gibbs at the boundary

Chennai Super Kings 143/2   SK Raina 30* (16b 1x4 2x6)

Singh to Raina, 1 run, great yorker, Raina was backing away, RP following him with one in the blockhole, Raina manages to dig it out towards square leg, he looked pretty ungainly there


Singh to Raina, 1 run, bouncer this time, takes Raina by surprise, he pulls it awkwardly towards square leg


Singh to Raina, OUT, RP gets rid of Raina to end an excellent over, it was overpitched on middle and leg, Raina was looking to clear long-on but only managed to provide a low catch to Dwayne Smith on the boundary

SK Raina c Smith b Singh 32 (19b 1x4 2x6) SR: 168.42

Chennai Super Kings 153/3   SK Raina 32 (19b 1x4 2x6)





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