result
(N), Gurgaon, Mar 27 2008, ICL 20s Grand Championship
(19.4/20 ov, target 162)139
Chennai won by 22 runs
Player Of The Match
69 (51)
russel-arnold
13y
• Cricinfo staff

Arnold and Shabbir star as Superstars win

The Chennai Superstars inflicted a fifth consecutive defeat on the Ahmedabad Rockets and moved closer to a semi-final spot with a 22-run win in Gurgaon

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Scorecard summary
Chennai Superstars161/5(20 overs)
Ahmedabad Rockets139/10(19.4 overs)

That is it then, as the Superstars win by 22 runs and have in all probability made it to the semi finals

19.4
W
Harvey to Tamrakar, OUT

full toss on the middle and leg, heaves and misses and is bowled

Abhishek Tamrakar b Harvey 0 (3m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
19.3
Harvey to Tamrakar, no run

on the middle stump, on a good length heaves and misses

19.2
Harvey to Tamrakar, no run

on the middle stump, tries to heave and misses

19.1
1b
Harvey to Vora, 1 bye

on the leg stump, misses it completely and runs for a bye

end of over 198 runs • 1 wicket
AhRck: 138/9CRR: 7.26 RRR: 24.00
Abhishek Tamrakar0 (1)
Pallav Vora3 (5)
Shabbir Ahmed 4-0-20-4
Thirunavukkarasu Kumaran 3-0-24-1
18.6
4lb
Shabbir Ahmed to Tamrakar, 4 leg byes
18.5
W
Shabbir Ahmed to Gillespie, OUT

slower on the off stump, strikes the off stump on the full and is bowled

Jason Gillespie b Shabbir Ahmed 2 (8m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66
18.4
1
Shabbir Ahmed to Vora, 1 run

Free Hit, drives to long off for a single

18.4
1nb
Shabbir Ahmed to Vora, (no ball)

drives to long off for a single, and oversteps

18.3
1
Shabbir Ahmed to Gillespie, 1 run

on a good length outside off, pushes to long off for a single

18.2
1
Shabbir Ahmed to Vora, 1 run

on the off stump, pulls to deep square leg for a single

18.1
Shabbir Ahmed to Vora, no run
end of over 187 runs • 1 wicket
AhRck: 130/8CRR: 7.22 RRR: 16.00
Pallav Vora1 (1)
Jason Gillespie1 (1)
Thirunavukkarasu Kumaran 3-0-24-1
Shabbir Ahmed 3-0-16-3
17.6
1
Kumaran to Vora, 1 run

outside the off stump, drives to sweeper on the off side for a single

17.5
W
Kumaran to Streak, OUT

slower on the middle stump, Streak goes for a lofted drive and misses and is bowled

Heath Streak b Kumaran 10 (13m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100
17.4
Kumaran to Streak, no run

outside the off stump, Streak moves back and tries to drive but lets it go

17.3
4
Kumaran to Streak, FOUR runs

full on the off stump, drills it down the ground for a boundary

17.2
1
Kumaran to Gillespie, 1 run

on the off stump, pushes in the gap on the off side for a single

17.1
1
Kumaran to Streak, 1 run

pushes to long on

end of over 174 runs • 2 wickets
AhRck: 123/7CRR: 7.23 RRR: 13.00
Heath Streak5 (6)
Shabbir Ahmed 3-0-16-3
Jamaluddin Syed Mohammad 4-0-27-1
16.6
W
Shabbir Ahmed to Sanjeev, OUT

yorker on the middle stump, and Sanjeev can be witness as his stumps are rearranged

Martin Sanjeev b Shabbir Ahmed 2 (2m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66
16.5
1
Shabbir Ahmed to Streak, 1 run

pushes to covers for a single

16.4
1
Shabbir Ahmed to Sanjeev, 1 run

outside off, drives to long off

Best performances - batters
Russel Arnold portrait
RP Arnold CStrs
69 runs (51)
6 fours
1 six
Control89%
Productive shot
on side drive on front foot
24 runs
3 fours
0 six
762111710212
Hemang Badani player portrait
HK Badani CStrs
45 runs (47)
3 fours
1 six
Control84%
Productive shot
off side drive on front foot
26 runs
2 fours
1 six
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Best performances - bowlers
Shabbir Ahmed - Portrait 2003
Shabbir Ahmed CStrs
O
4
M
0
R
20
W
4
ECO
5
Jason Gillespie portrait
JN Gillespie AhRck
O
4
M
0
R
25
W
3
ECO
6.25
Match details
Tau Devi Lal Stadium, Gurgaon
TossChennai Superstars, elected to bat first
SeriesICL 20s Grand Championship
Season2007/08
Player Of The Match
Russel Arnold
Hours of play (local time)19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.20, Interval 20.20-20.40, Second Session 20.40-22.00
Match days27 March 2008 - night (20-over match)
Umpires
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Dinesh Waghela
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Jeff Evans
TV Umpire
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V Sathish
Match Referee
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Erapalli Prasanna
PointsChennai Superstars 2, Ahmedabad Rockets 0