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Sidelights

Since the number of T20 matches has increased, no score is safe. Chennai Super Kings made 205 and yet it was not enough for Kings XI Punjab as they romped home with 7 balls to spare. This also spoiled Suresh Raina’s 100th consecutive match for Suresh Raina, played for his franchise.

IPL 7 | Match 3 | CSK Vs KXIP

Glenn Maxwell letting it go over boundary

Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

Toss: CSK and elected to bat first

Playing XIs:

CSK: Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Pawan Negi, Ashish Nehra, Mohit Sharma

KXIP: Cheteshwar Pujara, Virender Sehwag, Glenn Maxwell, Akshar Patel, David Miller, George Bailey, Wriddhiman Saha, Mitchell Johnson, Rishi Dhawan, Parvinder Awana, Lakshmipathy Balaji

Mini Score Card:

CSK 205/4 (20) Run rate: 10.25

Brendon McCullum 67 (45) | Lakshmipathy Balaji 2/43 (4)

Dwayne Smith 66 (43) | Akshar Patel 1/34 (4)

KXIP 206/4 (18.5) Run rate: 10.93

Glenn Maxwell 95 (43) | Ravichandran Ashwin 2/41 (4)

David Miller 54* (37) | Ashish Nehra 1/24 (3)

Result: KXIP won by 6 wickets

Points: KXIP 2 | CSK 0

Man of the match: Glenn Maxwell (KXIP)

Umpires: Richard Illingworth | C Shamshuddin | Billy Bowden (3rd) | K Srinath (Reserve)

Match Referee: Andy Pycroft

How they played the game:

Powerplay: CSK 70 runs, 0 wickets | KXIP 64 runs, 3 wickets

First 50 runs: CSK 27 balls | KXIP 30 balls

50-100 runs: CSK 30 balls | KXIP 35 balls

100-150 runs: CSK 35 balls | KXIP 20 balls

150-200 runs: CSK 26 balls | KXIP 27 balls

Best Partnership

CSK – 1st Wicket | 123 runs off 76 balls | Contributors – McCullum 67 (45) and Smith 44* (31)

KXIP – 4th Wicket | 115 runs off 63 balls | Contributors – Maxwell 78 (35) and Miller 32* (28)

Fours and SIXES

CSK – 15 Fours (6 by Smith, 4 by McCullum, 3 by Dhoni and 2 by Raina) | 10 SIXES (5 by McCullim, 3 by Smith and 1 each by Dhoni and Bravo)

KXIP – 25 Fours (15 by Maxwell, 4 by Sehwag, 3 by Miller and 2 each by Pujara and Bailey) | 5 SIXES (3 by Miller and 2 by Maxwell)

Important facts about the match:

  • This was Suresh Raina’s (CSK) 100th Consecutive match for CSK. In fact Raina has appeared in all the games CSK has played since first IPL of 2008.
  • 70/0 was CSK’s best score in Powerplays.
  • KXIP has scored the most number of 200+ totals in IPL till now which are four.

In the PIC: Glenn Maxwell is letting it go over the boundary

Picture Courtesy: ESPN Cricinfo 

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