Deccan Chargers v Chennai Super Kings at Hyderabad


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DC v CSK, IPL Match 54, Hyderabad: Chennai Super Kings cruise to semifinals

An unbeaten 54 by S K Raina and his 55-run third-wicket partnership with Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni saw Chennai Super Kings score a seven-wicket win over Deccan Chargers and cruise to the semifinals of the DLF Indian Premier League.
Leading the Chennai Super Kings attack from the front, Dhoni made 37, hammering four boundaries and a huge six, while Raina blasted five boundaries and two sixes to enable the vistors win the crucial match with four balls to spare. Raina, architect of today's win won the Man of the Match Award as also the Maximum Sixers award. J A Morkel(12) remained unbeaten, hitting one four, facing 12 balls.
Earlier, Dhoni, stepping out of the crease, hit hard Ojha to long on. But Gibbs quickly moved to his left to hold a sharp catch and send Chennai Super Kings skipper to pavilion.
DC v CSK, IPL Match 54, Hyderabad: Chennai Super Kings 148 for 3 in 19.2 ovs beat Deccan Chargers 147 for 8 in 20.0 ovs by 7 wickets

Deccan Chargers v Chennai Super Kings

Scores

Toss: Deccan Chargers Deccan Chargers innings
AC Gilchrist c Mukund b Gony 5 8
HH Gibbs c Balaji b Ntini 8 (10)
SB Styris b Muralitharan 20 (20)
Y Venugopal Rao run out 46 (46)
DB Ravi Teja c Mukund b Morkel 40 (28)
Shahid Afridi c Raina b Balaji 1 (2)
AS Yadav b Morkel 0 (1)
RP Singh c Morkel b Balaji 10 (4)
PP Ojha not out 1 (1)
Extras 16
Total (20 overs) 8 wkts for 147 Fall of wickets: 1-11, 2-15, 3-57, 4-133, 5-134,  6-134,  7-146, 8-147 Bowling
M Ntini 4-0-24-1
M Gony 4-0-21-1
JA Morkel 4-0-37-2
M Muralitharan 4-0-22-1
L Balaji 4-0-34-2 Chennai Super Kings innings
PA Patel c Shahid Afridi b Sarvesh Kumar 20 27
SP Fleming c Gilchrist b Vijaykumar 14 (9)
SK Raina not out 54 (43)
MS Dhoni c Gibbs b Ojha 37 (25)
JA Morkel not out 12 (12)
Extras 11
Total (19.2 overs) 3wkts for 148
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Fleming, 3.2 ov), 2-60 (Patel, 8.3 ov), 3-115 (Dhoni, 15.2 ov) Bowling
RP Singh 4-0-32-0
DP Vijaykumar 3.2-0-32-1
Shahid Afridi 3-0-19-0
PM Sarvesh Kumar 2-0-18-1
PP Ojha 4-0-28-1
SB Styris 3-0-16-0 Result: Chennai Super Kings won by 7 wickets

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.