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54th match (N), Hyderabad, May 27, 2008, Indian Premier League
(19.2/20 ov, T:148) 148/3

Super Kings won by 7 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
54* (43)
Cricinfo's MVP
52.35 ptsImpact List
Chargers Innings
Super Kings Innings
Match Flow
Deccan Chargers  (20 ovs maximum)
Adam Gilchrist (c)†c Mukund b Gony58-0062.50
Herschelle Gibbs c Balaji b Ntini810-2080.00
Scott Styris  b Muralidaran2020-30100.00
Venugopal Rao run out (Gony/†Patel)4646-31100.00
Dwaraka Ravi Teja c Mukund b Morkel4028-41142.85
Shahid Afridi c Raina b Balaji12-0050.00
Arjun Yadav  b Morkel01-000.00
RP Singh c Morkel b Balaji104-11250.00
Pragyan Ojha not out 11-00100.00
Extras(b 1, lb 8, w 7)16
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.35)147/8
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Herschelle Gibbs, 2.2 ov), 2-15 (Adam Gilchrist, 3.3 ov), 3-57 (Scott Styris, 10.1 ov), 4-133 (Dwaraka Ravi Teja, 18.3 ov), 5-134 (Venugopal Rao, 18.4 ov), 6-134 (Arjun Yadav, 18.5 ov), 7-146 (Shahid Afridi, 19.4 ov), 8-147 (RP Singh, 19.6 ov)
Makhaya Ntini402416.00132110
2.2 to HH Gibbs, caught! The length is short and the line wide outside off stump, Gibbs slashes hard at the ball and slices it hard and flat down to third man where Balaji takes a few steps forward from the boudnary and holds on to the catch. 11/1
Manpreet Gony402115.25143000
3.3 to AC Gilchrist, he's gone this time! Gilchrist tries to loft a good length ball down the ground but gets an outside edge that swirls high in the air towards third man, the under-19 player Abhinav Mukund initially mis-judges it but in the end he dives forward to take a sharp low catch, Deccan in serious trouble now. 15/2
Albie Morkel403729.2553130
18.3 to DB Ravi Teja, caught! Teja backs away to a short ball, it hurries on to Teja who top-edges the pull high in the air towards midwicket where Mukund holds his second catch, he judged it superbly. 133/4
18.5 to AS Yadav, bowled him! Morkel greets Arjun Yadav with the yorker homing into leg stump, Yadav stays in his crease and tries to hit across the line, he misses and leg stump takes a battering. 134/6
Muthiah Muralidaran402215.5091020
10.1 to SB Styris, bowled him! Styris takes a step down the track and tries to loft Murali with the turn over the leg side, he misses and Murali hits middle stump. 57/3
Lakshmipathy Balaji403428.5084100
19.4 to Shahid Afridi, caught! Balaji gives Afridi a nice full toss and thigh height, Afridi comes down the track and swings hard at the ball, he connects with the bottom off his bat and lofts the ball straight to Raina at long-off, that was a loose ball and Afridi failed to cash in. 146/7
19.6 to RP Singh, Morkel's taken a catch that scraped the sky before coming down, RP backed away to the leg side, Balaji bowled a slower ball which followed him, RP swung hard and lofted the ball miles in the air, Morkel ran in from the boundary towards midwicket, settled under the steepler and fell to his left as he completed the catch. 147/8
Chennai Super Kings  (T: 148 runs from 20 ovs)
Parthiv Patel c Shahid Afridi b Sarvesh Kumar2027-3074.07
Stephen Fleming c †Gilchrist b Vijaykumar149-30155.55
Suresh Raina not out 5443-52125.58
MS Dhoni (c)c Gibbs b Ojha3725-41148.00
Albie Morkel not out 1212-10100.00
Extras(lb 3, w 8)11
TOTAL19.2 Ov (RR: 7.65)148/3
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Stephen Fleming, 3.2 ov), 2-60 (Parthiv Patel, 8.3 ov), 3-115 (MS Dhoni, 15.2 ov)
RP Singh403208.00125030
Paidikalva Vijaykumar3.203219.6074110
3.2 to SP Fleming, caught! He pitches on a good length outside off stump, Fleming sees a lot of width and goes after it, trying to drive hard through cover, he gets a thick outside edge through to Gilchrist who takes a comfortable catch. 26/1
Shahid Afridi301906.3391120
PM Sarvesh Kumar201819.0064000
8.3 to PA Patel, short, wide, smashed and caught! Parthiv stays in his crease and tries to cut a short of a length ball off the front foot towards cover, he hits it hard but straight to Afridi who takes a sharp catch. 60/2
Pragyan Ojha402817.0091120
15.2 to MS Dhoni, caught! Dhoni takes a step out of his crease and hits the ball flat and hard towards long on where Gibbs moves quickly to his left and holds a sharp catch, that was hit extremely hard and the ball travelled quickly to Gibbs. 115/3
Scott Styris301605.3361000
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  • Deccan Chargers innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 26 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Deccan Chargers: 50 runs in 8.4 overs (52 balls), Extras 8
  • Deccan Chargers: 100 runs in 15.5 overs (95 balls), Extras 11
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 37 balls (Y Venugopal Rao 21, DB Ravi Teja 28, Ex 3)
  • Innings Break: Deccan Chargers - 147/8 in 20.0 overs (PP Ojha 1)
  • Chennai Super Kings innings
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 44 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Chennai Super Kings: 50 runs in 6.5 overs (41 balls), Extras 4
  • Chennai Super Kings: 100 runs in 13.2 overs (80 balls), Extras 10
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 36 balls (SK Raina 12, MS Dhoni 34, Ex 4)
  • SK Raina: 50 off 43 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
TossDeccan Chargers, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Super Kings
Suresh Raina
Hours of play (local time)20.00 start, First Session 20.00-21.20, Interval 21.20-21.40, Second Session 21.40-23.00
Match days27 May 2008 - night (20-over match)
TV Umpire
Match Referee
PointsChennai Super Kings 2, Deccan Chargers 0
Win Probability
CSK 100%
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Over 20 • CSK 148/3

Super Kings won by 7 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
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