Chennai Super Kings v Deccan Chargers at Chennai Premier League 2008

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CSK v DC, IPL Match 26, Chennai: Deccan Chargers win by 7 wickets against Super Kings

Deccan Chargers won by seven wickets against Chennai Super Kings in the 26th Indian Premier League (IPL) match played at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Tuesday. Chasing a target of 145 runs, the Hyderabad team put up a total of 148 runs for the loss of three wickets with two overs remaining.
Chargers' stand-in skipper Adam Gilchrist scored a quick-fire 54 off 36 balls that included seven boundaries and two sixes. Gilchrist was rightly adjudged Man of the Match. Scott Styris on 36* runs and Shahid Afridi on 20* runs remained unbeaten. For Super Kings, Manpreet Gony and Albie Morkel took a wicket apiece.
Earlier, put in to bat first by Chargers, Mahendra Singh Doni-led Chennai scored 144 for seven against the visitors. Suresh Raina (32), Morkel (29 not out) and Dhoni (23) were the main contributors with the bat. For Chargers, RP Singh took two wickets giving just 12 runs.
With this win, the Deccan Chargers are now placed sixth in the standings. Out of the seven matches played so far, the Hyderabad team have won two and lost five.
CSK v DC, IPL Match 26, Chennai: Deccan Chargers 148 for 3 in 18.0 ovs beat Chennai Super Kings 144 for 7 in 20.0 ovs by 7 wickets

Chennai Super Kings v Deccan Chargers


Toss: Deccan Chargers.Chennai Super Kings innings
P Patel c Singh b Vijaykumar 4 (6)
SP Fleming c Sharma b Styris 14 (16)
S Anirudha c Shahid Afridi b Singh 1 (7)
S Raina c Sharma b Bangar 32 (21)
S Badrinath c Gibbs b Shahid Afridi 0 (4)
MS Dhoni c Shahid Afridi b Ojha 23 (31)
J Morkel not out 29 (19)
Joginder Sharma b Singh 16 (10)
M Gony not out 15 (6)
Extras 10
Total (20 overs) 7 wkts for 144 Fall of wickets: 1-4, 2-15, 3-33, 4-43, 5-82, 6-86, 7-124.Bowling 
D Vijaykumar 3-0-17-1
RP Singh 3-0-12-2
S Styris 3-0-24-1
Shahid Afridi 3-0-27-1
S Bangar 4-0-36-1
P Ojha 4-0-22-1 Deccan Chargers innings
A Gilchrist c Badrinath b Morkel 54 (36)
H Gibbs c & b Gony 10 (10)
S Styris not out 36 (41)
R Sharma c Badrinath b Muralidaran 23 (17)
Shahid Afridi not out 20 (6)
Extras  5
Total (18 overs) 3 wkts for 148Fall of wickets: 1-24, 2-78, 3-125>Bowling
M Ntini 4-0-37-0
M Gony 3-0-15-1
JA Morkel 4-0-26-1
Joginder Sharma 3-0-45-0
M Muralidaran 4-0-24-1Result: Deccan Chargers won by 7 wickets

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.