Pepsi Indian Premier League, 10th match: Rajasthan Royals v Chennai Super Kings at Dubai (DSC), Apr 23, 2014
Chennai Super Kings won by 7 runs
Played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium (neutral venue)
23 April 2014 - night match (20-over match)
  Chennai Super Kings innings (20 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal DR Smith c Watson b Binny 50 36 28 6 3 178.57
7.2 that's instant revenge and Smith throws his head back! He's spliced a slower, back of a length ball down the throat of mid-off. He was trying his best to make some room to lash it quite a bit squarer than where it ended up but the ball struck him a little too high on the bat and he wasn't able to instill any power into the shot 59/2
View dismissal BB McCullum c Smith b Faulkner 6 26 10 0 0 60.00
5.2 Smithy, you absolute sensation! Three men were hunting down that catch, it was about to land just out of reach but he dives and sticks out both hand and plucks it out of it's trajectory! It was length but Baz hit it a little too high on the bat. It was a very difficult skier somewhere beyond the circle in the midwicket region but he was quick enough and athletic enough to pull it off 35/1
View dismissal SK Raina c Kulkarni b Bhatia 4 15 9 0 0 44.44
8.2 and finally the slower ball has him! It's not a short one though. Raina backed away to flay the good length offcutter through the off side and gets a thick outside edge that lobs to short third man. Kulkarni dives forward and plucks a pretty neat take 64/3
View dismissal F du Plessis run out (Bhatia) 7 17 9 0 0 77.77
10.1 Bhatia to Dhoni, This would have been a catch, but now it might well be a run-out. It was another legcutter and Dhoni was looking to force it down the ground. But the punch had no power in it. Bhatia dives to his right and gets the very tip of his fingers on it and luckily for Royals it strikes the stumps 71/4
View dismissal MS Dhoni*† c Faulkner b Tambe 5 12 8 0 0 62.50
11.1 he's picked out deep square leg! Faulkner hardly had to move! Dhoni looked quite dangerous skipping down the track and he connected pretty cleanly as well. But he forgot all about the placement. A terribly soft dismissal considering the situation 74/5
RA Jadeja not out 36 51 33 2 0 109.09
View dismissal M Manhas c Nayar b Bhatia 10 18 10 1 0 100.00
14.5 who needs pace when he can keep snapping batsmen up like that. Another leg cutter and I bet it was still well under 100ks. Manhas was looking to cut it into the gap behind point but the ball gained just a little more bounce and he steered it straight into the hands of the square fielder 101/6
R Ashwin not out 9 28 13 1 0 69.23
Extras (lb 2, w 11) 13
  Total (6 wickets; 20 overs) 140 (7.00 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  DS Kulkarni 3 0 18 0 6.00 11 2 0 (4w)
  TG Southee 4 0 27 0 6.75 10 1 1 (1w)
View wicket JP Faulkner 3 0 38 1 12.66 3 5 1 (1w)
5.2 to McCullum, Smithy, you absolute sensation! Three men were hunting down that catch, it was about to land just out of reach but he dives and sticks out both hand and plucks it out of it's trajectory! It was length but Baz hit it a little too high on the bat. It was a very difficult skier somewhere beyond the circle in the midwicket region but he was quick enough and athletic enough to pull it off 35/1
View wicket PV Tambe 4 0 27 1 6.75 12 2 0 (1w)
11.1 to Dhoni, he's picked out deep square leg! Faulkner hardly had to move! Dhoni looked quite dangerous skipping down the track and he connected pretty cleanly as well. But he forgot all about the placement. A terribly soft dismissal considering the situation 74/5
View wicket STR Binny 1 0 10 1 10.00 1 0 1
7.2 to Smith, that's instant revenge and Smith throws his head back! He's spliced a slower, back of a length ball down the throat of mid-off. He was trying his best to make some room to lash it quite a bit squarer than where it ended up but the ball struck him a little too high on the bat and he wasn't able to instill any power into the shot 59/2
View wickets R Bhatia 4 0 13 2 3.25 11 0 0
8.2 to Raina, and finally the slower ball has him! It's not a short one though. Raina backed away to flay the good length offcutter through the off side and gets a thick outside edge that lobs to short third man. Kulkarni dives forward and plucks a pretty neat take 64/3
14.5 to Manhas, who needs pace when he can keep snapping batsmen up like that. Another leg cutter and I bet it was still well under 100ks. Manhas was looking to cut it into the gap behind point but the ball gained just a little more bounce and he steered it straight into the hands of the square fielder 101/6
  SR Watson 1 0 5 0 5.00 1 0 0
  Rajasthan Royals innings (target: 141 runs from 20 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AM Nayar run out (McCullum) 5 6 7 1 0 71.42
1.3 from Pandey, fullish and curling in again as Nayar swings across the line. There's a big leg before appeal and the batsman has absently wandered down the pitch. McCullum swoops down on the ball from short cover and races over to the keeper's end and flicks the bails off. Terrific presence of mind from the NZ captain 10/1
View dismissal AM Rahane c Manhas b Ashwin 15 22 12 2 0 125.00
5.2 goes for the slog sweep and he's picked out the man in the deep! He had to drag a good length ball that went on with the arm, which hampers his timing and Manhas at deep square leg holds on easily 37/2
View dismissal SV Samson c & b Jadeja 16 22 16 0 2 100.00
6.5 that's two in two! Jadeja gets reward for floating it up in the air. Samson is forward and looks to clip through midwicket, closes the face too early and gets a leading edge that is pouched by the bowler himself. Punches the air and screams in triumph 44/4
View dismissal SR Watson* c Hilfenhaus b Jadeja 7 4 6 0 1 116.66
6.4 slowed it up this time and the extra flight dupes him. Watson doesn't hold back as he goes over the top again. This time it's the leading edge that gains more height than distance. Hilfy was at long-off and leaps up to hold down a pretty good catch. Think he was very worried about the rope, but it was well behind him 44/3
View dismissal STR Binny c du Plessis b Sharma 8 19 11 0 0 72.72
10.5 right down Faf's throat at long-off. Binny chooses a very bad shot there as he looks to smite it down the ground. Gets it off the bottom of the bat, which turns in his hands, and Faf controls a simple catch 63/5
View dismissal SPD Smith c du Plessis b Jadeja 19 27 20 1 0 95.00
12.6 Faf has been put at long-off and it goes straight to him! Jaddu pulled his length back a little but Smith still went after it. But he picked out the fielder. Punches his bat in disgust 75/6
View dismissal R Bhatia c Ashwin b Hilfenhaus 23 32 20 1 1 115.00
18.3 shortish again and Bhatia goes for a pull. Only succeeds in getting a top edge that soars into the night sky before settling in the hands of Ashwin in the covers 113/9
View dismissal JP Faulkner c †Dhoni b Pandey 4 2 2 1 0 200.00
13.3 he's nicked off! There wasn't much of an appeal from the keeper but Ishwar knew it straight away. Fullish delivery nibbling away outside off, Faulkner chases after it and gets a pretty thick edge. That's the strategic time out as well 80/7
View dismissal TG Southee b Jadeja 4 2 4 1 0 100.00
14.2 off stump is pegged back and Jaddu is on a roll! It was flat, it skidded off the deck and it sneaked below Southee's intended cut 85/8
DS Kulkarni not out 28 20 19 0 2 147.36
View dismissal PV Tambe run out (du Plessis/Ashwin) 2 5 2 0 0 100.00
19.5 Ashwin to Kulkarni, low full toss outside off, Kulkarni has thumped it down to long-on.Kulkarni has racing to retain strike, Tambe has to go for the two but he just camped at the strikers and said no. Kulkarni was the only man who could have got those runs, no matter how much Tambe explains after being out by yards 133/10
Extras (w 2) 2
  Total (all out; 19.5 overs) 133 (6.70 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wicket BW Hilfenhaus 4 0 32 1 8.00 11 2 2 (1w)
18.3 to Bhatia, shortish again and Bhatia goes for a pull. Only succeeds in getting a top edge that soars into the night sky before settling in the hands of Ashwin in the covers 113/9
View wicket IC Pandey 4 1 22 1 5.50 14 3 0
13.3 to Faulkner, he's nicked off! There wasn't much of an appeal from the keeper but Ishwar knew it straight away. Fullish delivery nibbling away outside off, Faulkner chases after it and gets a pretty thick edge. That's the strategic time out as well 80/7
View wicket R Ashwin 3.5 0 27 1 7.04 9 0 2 (1w)
5.2 to Rahane, goes for the slog sweep and he's picked out the man in the deep! He had to drag a good length ball that went on with the arm, which hampers his timing and Manhas at deep square leg holds on easily 37/2
View wickets RA Jadeja 4 0 33 4 8.25 9 2 2
6.4 to Watson, slowed it up this time and the extra flight dupes him. Watson doesn't hold back as he goes over the top again. This time it's the leading edge that gains more height than distance. Hilfy was at long-off and leaps up to hold down a pretty good catch. Think he was very worried about the rope, but it was well behind him 44/3
6.5 to Samson, that's two in two! Jadeja gets reward for floating it up in the air. Samson is forward and looks to clip through midwicket, closes the face too early and gets a leading edge that is pouched by the bowler himself. Punches the air and screams in triumph 44/4
12.6 to Smith, Faf has been put at long-off and it goes straight to him! Jaddu pulled his length back a little but Smith still went after it. But he picked out the fielder. Punches his bat in disgust 75/6
14.2 to Southee, off stump is pegged back and Jaddu is on a roll! It was flat, it skidded off the deck and it sneaked below Southee's intended cut 85/8
  SK Raina 2 0 6 0 3.00 6 0 0
View wicket MM Sharma 2 0 13 1 6.50 4 0 0
10.5 to Binny, right down Faf's throat at long-off. Binny chooses a very bad shot there as he looks to smite it down the ground. Gets it off the bottom of the bat, which turns in his hands, and Faf controls a simple catch 63/5

Match details


Toss - Rajasthan Royals, who chose to field
Points - Chennai Super Kings 2, Rajasthan Royals 0
Player of the match - RA Jadeja (Chennai Super Kings)
Umpires - HDPK Dharmasena (Sri Lanka) and RK Illingworth (England)
TV umpire - C Shamshuddin (India)
Match referee - GF Labrooy (Sri Lanka)
Reserve umpire - K Srinivasan (India)

Match Notes


    • Chennai Super Kings innings
    • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 51 runs, 1 wicket)
    • Chennai Super Kings: 50 runs in 5.6 overs (36 balls), Extras 1
    • DR Smith: 50 off 27 balls (6 x 4, 3 x 6)
    • Chennai Super Kings: 100 runs in 14.2 overs (86 balls), Extras 6
    • Innings Break: Chennai Super Kings - 140/6 in 20.0 overs (RA Jadeja 36, R Ashwin 9)
    • Rajasthan Royals innings
    • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 38 runs, 2 wickets)
    • Rajasthan Royals: 50 runs in 8.2 overs (50 balls), Extras 1
    • Rajasthan Royals: 100 runs in 16.3 overs (99 balls), Extras 2
 
Print this page
x
   

MATCH CENTRE

4s

6s

dots

  • RHB

    LHB

  • RHB

    LHB

Partnerships


Hours of play (local time) 18.30 start, First Session 18.30-19.45, Interval 19.45-20.05, Second Session 20.05-21.30

Match Coverage


The Huddle Day 8 - review show

Ajit Agarkar's take on the Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals game | April 23, 2014

Ajit Agarkar's take on the Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals game | April 23, 2014