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16th match (N), Chennai, Apr 13 2013, Indian Premier League
Super Kings won by 4 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
player of the match
Ravindra Jadeja
Chennai Super Kings
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• The Report by Sidharth Monga

Ravindra Jadeja pulls off a heist

Laughing all the way to the win was Ravindra Jadeja, who mixed educated edges and meaty blows superbly to take Chennai home with 38 off 20

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Scorer: Gopi Rangarajan
Commentator: Siddhartha Talya
Scorecard summary
Royal Challengers Bangalore165/6(20 overs)
Chennai Super Kings166/6(19.5 overs)

Jadeja has won the game for them, even as he got caught he won Chennai the game! Went down to the last ball, but how could RP slip up so badly on the last ball of the over? Kohli's expression changed in a matter of a second. He started celebrating and then looked at the umpire. He rightly called it a no-ball, what a big lapse from RP. Jadeja has snatched victory here, 16 needed off the last over and you would have thought Bangalore will prevail but that wasn't the case. We'll get you the presentation details in a bit, but still can't imagine that final delivery.

Sunil: "I thought all those tweets about Sir Jadeja were over the top , but , wow ! When Sir Jadeja wants to get a run , he really does make the bowler bowl a no ball !"

Aashay: "That, my friends, is the power of Jadeja"

Praveen: "Ground moved a little bit to convert RP Singh's correct stepping into a NO Ball.." The legend will live on...

Sundar: "Tell you what, if ever still cameras and capture change in expressions and someone took that photo of Kohli's changing expressions, he would be in for all possible photography awards. The sheer drama of sport. Wasn't RJ who snatched it out of RCB last year as well in that last over, after the assault on Kohli by Albie?"

Kohli: "It was our game to lose in the last six overs. We are relying on big partnership as of now, a few small partnerships will do good for us. RP, T20 is a game like that, I'm still proud of him."

MS Dhoni: "The performance was great, we need to improve our death bowling drastically. We didn't get off to a good start, the pressure was there on the middle order. You can't really afford to play too many dot balls, you have to be there till the 15th or 16th over to cash in."

Jadeja is the Man of the Match: "[With reference to Sir] they are just making fun in a lighter way, not a serious way. I was confident about my batting, I scored two triple-hundreds this season. I was not trying to play any silly shots, it was a good wicket."

That brings us to the end of our coverage for this game. Sidharth Monga is updating his report here. A double-header tomorrow as well, so do join us then. Take care.

19.6
2nb
Singh to Jadeja, (no ball) 1 run

gone! RCB have snatched victory! Oh no, they haven't! RP has bowled a no-ball! Chennai have won, that was short and wide and Jadeja edged it straight to third man as he tried to cut that. But the umpire Chowdhary has called it a no-ball, RP overstepped according to the umpire. RP overstepped by a big margin there, definitely a no-ball, they get a run for the overstepping and another one for the single they snatched as the catch was taken

2 needed off 1, we seem to be heading towards a Super Over. Jadeja to face, can he finish it off? Can RP get a wicket? They are giving him the single? The fileders are on the circle on the off side

19.5
1
Singh to Morris, 1 run

on a length, drives it hard down the ground to long-on for a single

Not another Super Over? Wow, Morris on strike, two balls to go. A spread field, they'll give him the single

19.4
2
Singh to Morris, 2 runs

full on leg stump, drives it down wide of long-in, Kohli doesn't pick it up cleanly, two more, 3 off 2 now

19.3
1
Singh to Jadeja, 1 run

slower one outside off, cut towards point for a single, he's off strike, just the single

6 needed off 4 and it's Chennai's game now

19.2
6
Singh to Jadeja, SIX runs

Jadeja, you beauty! This is down to the wire, another length ball from RP and he launches that clean over long-on for six

19.1
4
Singh to Jadeja, FOUR runs

third man is up and Jadeja scores a boundary first ball though a touch fortutiously, big outside edge as he tries to go over long-on, four past short third

Rampaul completes a very good spell, 3 for 31 are impressive returns given the context. Who will bowl the last over? RP is the man, Chennai need 16

end of over 1913 runs • 2 wickets
CSK: 150/6CRR: 7.89 RRR: 16.00 • Need 16 from 6b
Chris Morris4 (2)
Ravindra Jadeja26 (16)
Ravi Rampaul4-0-31-3
Vinay Kumar4-0-36-1
18.6
2
Rampaul to Morris, 2 runs

Morris flicks that past square leg for a couple to keep strike

Morris is the new man

18.5
2
Rampaul to Morris, 2 runs

a couple, comes down the track and cracks that through extra cover into the deep for two more runs, KL Rahul, the substitute, has done a good job so far

18.4
W
Rampaul to Bravo, OUT

appeal for lbw and he's been given! Moved well across to drive that through midwicket, was struck on the pads, struck him in line there, didn't look like he inside edged it, Rampaul has taken another one, that would have hit off and middle

Dwayne Bravo lbw b Rampaul 8 (8m 3b 0x4 1x6) SR: 266.66
18.3
2
Rampaul to Bravo, 2 runs

two more, that was in the air for a while and it seemed it would carry the distance, full outside off and he lofts that over extra cover for a couple

18.2
6
Rampaul to Bravo, SIX runs

I called it too early when I said Dhoni's was the decisive breakthrough, you still need to get past this man, short and Bravo latches on, pulling it clean over deep midwicket for six

18.2
1w
Rampaul to Bravo, 1 wide

down the leg side, short ball down leg and Rauf calls it

Dwayne Bravo walks in now

18.1
W
Rampaul to Dhoni, OUT

Dhoni is gone, the decisive breakthrough you would think, length ball outside off and Dhoni tried to drive that hard into the off side, got a thick edge to the keeper

MS Dhoni c †Arun Karthik b Rampaul 33 (45m 23b 1x4 2x6) SR: 143.47

29 needed off 12, big ask but Dhoni's more than capable of achieving that. Doing some stretching with the physio in the break between overs. Gayle chimes in and has a word. Rampaul runs in

end of over 1812 runs
CSK: 137/4CRR: 7.61 RRR: 14.50 • Need 29 from 12b
MS Dhoni33 (22)
Ravindra Jadeja26 (16)
Vinay Kumar4-0-36-1
Ravi Rampaul3-0-18-1
17.6
1
Vinay to Dhoni, 1 run

Vinay finishes the over well, full outside off and that was dug out wide of point for just the single

17.5
1
Vinay to Jadeja, 1 run

angling in towards middle and leg, slower one, pushes it towards long-on for a single

17.4
2
Vinay to Jadeja, 2 runs

pitched up outside off, a couple more in front of deep point for Chennai

17.3
2
Vinay to Jadeja, 2 runs

slower one bowled on middle, turned away past midwicket into the deep for a couple more runs

17.2
4
Vinay to Jadeja, FOUR runs

mid-off is inside the circle and he manages to find the boundary, pitched up and he lofts it over the in-field, Kohli isn't happy with Vinay

17.1
1
Vinay to Dhoni, 1 run

back of a length, chops that towards third man for a single

17.1
1w
Vinay to Dhoni, 1 wide

wide ball, just past that marker on the off side, called by the umpire

Vinay comes back on

Best performances - batters
AB de Villiers portrait
AB de Villiers RCB
64 runs (32)
8 fours
1 six
Control85%
Productive shot
pull/hook on back foot
27 runs
5 fours
1 six
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Virat Kohli player portrait
V Kohli RCB
58 runs (47)
2 fours
2 sixes
Control92%
Productive shot
leg glance
14 runs
0 four
0 six
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Best performances - bowlers
Ravi Rampaul
R Rampaul RCB
O
4
M
0
R
31
W
3
ECO
7.75
Chris Morris portrait
CH Morris CSK
O
4
M
0
R
40
W
3
ECO
10
Match details
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossChennai Super Kings, elected to field first
SeriesIndian Premier League
Season2013
Player Of The Match
Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja
Hours of play (local time)20.00 start, First Session 20.00-21.25, Interval 21.25-21.45, Second Session 21.45-23.05
Match days13 April 2013 - night(20-over match)
T20 debut
Mohit Sharma
Mohit Sharma
Umpires
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Anil Chaudhary
Pakistan Image
Asad Rauf
TV Umpire
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Sudhir Asnani
Reserve Umpire
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Krishnamachari Srinivasan
Match Referee
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Javagal Srinath
PointsChennai Super Kings 2, Royal Challengers Bangalore 0