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)

Harris to Hayden, FOUR, Hayden doesn't take much time to get going, that was on legstump, around waist high, easy pickings for Hayden, swings it down to fine leg for four

Chennai Super Kings 5/0   ML Hayden 4* (2b 1x4)   RJ Harris 0.4-0-5-0

Harris to Vijay, FOUR, wonderful shot from Vijay to finish the over, just leans into a classical offdrive, placement and timing is perfect, no chance for any of the fielders, great start for Chennai

Chennai Super Kings 10/0   M Vijay 5* (3b 1x4)   RJ Harris 1-0-10-0

Singh to Hayden, FOUR, overpitched from RP, Hayden shuffles across and tries to slap it to midwicket, gets an edge which takes the ball towards sqaure leg, he wouldn't mind as it fetches him four runs

Chennai Super Kings 15/0   ML Hayden 9* (8b 2x4)   RP Singh 0.5-0-5-0

Harris to Vijay, FOUR, another four, Murali is all finesse compared to Hayden's brute strength so far, lovely square drive races away on the quick outfield

Chennai Super Kings 19/0   M Vijay 9* (4b 2x4)   RJ Harris 1.1-0-14-0

Singh to Hayden, FOUR, just a touch short from RP, that's all Hayden needs, he carves powerfully over cover for a boundary

Chennai Super Kings 25/0   ML Hayden 14* (11b 3x4)   RP Singh 1.1-0-9-0

Shoaib Ahmed to Hayden, FOUR, starts with a short and wide ball, 110 kmh, Hayden waits for it and hammers it through the covers for four

Chennai Super Kings 57/0   ML Hayden 39* (22b 4x4 3x6)   Shoaib Ahmed 0.1-0-4-0

Shoaib Ahmed to Hayden, FOUR, a Hadyen special, he decides if Shoaib is going to bowl so slow he walk down the pitch to meet it, he was at least three paces down before he smoked that over the bowler's head, total disrespect for the bowler

Chennai Super Kings 61/0   ML Hayden 43* (25b 5x4 3x6)   Shoaib Ahmed 0.4-0-8-0

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

Chennai Super Kings 116/2   SK Raina 11* (7b 1x4)   TL Suman 2.2-0-15-1

Harris to Dhoni, FOUR, fullish ball on offstump, Dhoni absolutely butchers it down the ground for a boundary, not elegant but pretty effective

Chennai Super Kings 141/2   MS Dhoni 29* (24b 1x4 1x6)   RJ Harris 2.1-0-20-0

Harris to Dhoni, FOUR, streaky, but Chennai will take it, it was a back of a length on middle and off, Dhoni backed away and looked to cut, a thick edge takes it racing past short third man for four

Chennai Super Kings 147/2   MS Dhoni 34* (26b 2x4 1x6)   RJ Harris 2.5-0-26-0

Harris to Dhoni, FOUR, he backs away and mows it over midwicket for a boundary, just gets his front foot out of the way and clobbers it

Chennai Super Kings 159/3   MS Dhoni 43* (32b 3x4 1x6)   RJ Harris 3.4-0-33-0

Harris to Dhoni, FOUR, whoah, where did that come from, reverse-sweep to a fast bowler, Dhoni doesn't get the placement right, finding short third man, but Shoaib Maqsusi misfeilds to give away three extra runs

Chennai Super Kings 165/3   MS Dhoni 49* (34b 4x4 1x6)   RJ Harris 4-0-39-0

Singh to Dhoni, FOUR, Dhoni reaches his half-century with another savage pull, the placement was fanatastic, there wan't too muich of a gap between midwicket and deep square leg

Chennai Super Kings 171/3   MS Dhoni 53* (35b 5x4 1x6)   RP Singh 3.3-0-29-1

Singh to Dhoni, FOUR, RP tries the bouncer, it was on legstump, Dhoni tries to pull it again, flies off his glove to the fine leg boundary

Chennai Super Kings 175/3   MS Dhoni 57* (36b 6x4 1x6)   RP Singh 3.4-0-33-1





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