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Clinical CSK Eliminates MI

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MI had to blame them for this defeat as they had a fantastic start and then lost it completely in the second set of the 10 overs. CSK on the other hand were cool, calm and collective while still chasing a big enough of a target of 174. Suresh Raina celebrated his elevation of Indian ODI captain for the Bangladesh tour by hitting his 23 fifties in the IPL.

IPL 7 | Eliminator 1 | MI Vs CSK

Venue: Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai

Toss: CSK and elected to field first

Playing XIs:

MI: Lendle Simmons, Michael Hussey, Corey Anderson, Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Ambaty Rayudu, Aditya Tare, Harbhajan Singh, Praveen Kumar, Pragyan Ojha, Jasprit Bumrah

CSK: Dwayne Smith, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Brendon McCullum, David Hussey, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohit Sharma, Ishwar Pandey, Ashish Nehra

Mini Score Card:

MI 173/8 (20) Run rate: 8.65

Lendle Simmons 67 (44) | Mohit Sharma 3/42 (4)

Michael Hussey 39 (33) | Ravindra Jadeja 2/31 (4)

CSK 176/3 (18.4) Run rate: 9.42

Suresh Raina 54* (33) | Harbhajan Singh 2/27 (4)

David Hussey 40* (29) | Pragyan Ojha 1/34 (3)

Result: CSK won by 7 wickets and advanced to the eliminator 2

Umpires: Vineet Kulkarni | Bruce Oxenford | Rod Tucker (3rd) | Rajesh Deshpande (Reserve)

Match Referee: Andy Pycroft

How they played the game

Powerplay: CSK 60 runs, 0 wickets

First 50 runs: MI 35 balls | CSK 33 balls

50-100 runs: MI 39 balls | CSK 35 balls

100-150 runs: MI 30 balls | CSK 28 balls

EXTRAS: CSK 2 (2 LB) | MI 9 (3 LB, 5 Wd, 1 NB)

Best Partnership

MI: 1st wicket – 76 runs off 58 balls between Hussey 39 (33) and Simmons 35 (25)

CSK: 4th wicket – 89 runs off 56 balls between Raina 46* (27) and Hussey 40* (29)

Fours and SIXES

MI 14 Fours – 5 by Simmons, 4 by Hussey, 3 by Sharma, 1 each by Anderson and Pollard | 9 SIXES – 4 by Simmons, 2 by Anderson, 1 each by Hussey, Pollard and Harbhajan Singh

CSK 15 Fours – 5 by du Plessis, 4 each by Smith and Raina, 2 by Hussey | 8 SIXES – 3 by Hussey, 2 each by Raina and McCullum, 1 by du Plessis

Important facts about the match

  • Suresh Raina has matched the record of most number of fifties in the IPL which is 23.
  • Suresh Raina has played all the matches that CSK has played in all seven seasons of IPL till now.

In the PIC: Raina and Hussey returns after winning the first eliminator

Picture Courtesy: ESPN – Cricinfo 


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