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Super Kings edge Knight Riders

By on April 21, 2013

Mike Hussey

Anchorman … Mike Hussey suggested the Tremendous Kings to victory. Provide: AAP

A resolute innings from Mike Hussey has helped Chennai Super Kings to a nervy 4-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Top League.

Hussey stood agency as wickets fell spherical him unless Ravindra Jadeja used to be ready to launch a rescue bid that revived his group’s lagging spirits.
 
The India all-rounder claimed 3-20 with the ball to limit the reigning champions to 119-9 batting first, on the other hand Chennai threated to make a whole mess of the run-chase as they slumped to 89-6 in reply.

However this was once to be Jadeja’s day and he eclipsed his bowling exhibit with an explosive 36 no longer out off 14 balls to look Chennai residing with 5 balls to spare.

The left-hander hit three sixes and three fours, his third most sealing victory in the remaining over after Hussey had been disregarded for Forty runs of Fifty One balls.

A Chennai victory recognized inevitable after India spin twins Jadeja and Ravi Ashwin (2-31) ripped during the Kolkata middle-order.

Gautam Gambhir and Yusuf Pathan (each and every 25) had prior shared a 46-run opening partnership within six overs Alternatively thereafter the Marvelous Kings seized the initiative.

Eoin Morgan made least difficult two sooner than chipping a Dwayne Bravo slower ball to Jadeja and Ashwin then accounted for Debabrata Das and Manoj Tiwary in successive overs.

Jedaja then took centre stage with the wickets of Rajat Bhatia and Laxmi Shukla inside the home of three balls as Chennai crumbled at the end of their innings.

the house side’s spirits were soon lifted when 4 Chennai wickets fell with best possible 54 runs on the board.

In different IPL motion, Chris Gayle scored an unbeaten Forty Nine as Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Rajasthan Royals by the use of seven wickets.
 
The Royals staggered to only 117 in 19.Four overs, with veteran former India batsman Rahul Dravid high-scoring with 35. RP Singh took Three-Thirteen and Vinay Kumar Three-18 for the hosts.

There used to be a moderate wobble for the Challengers as they crawled to Sixty Four-3 after 9 overs, However Gayle and Saurabh Tiwary – on his return from injury – saw them house.

Gayle’s 49 got here in a careful 44 balls, as he made do with Four fours and a six.

Tiwary blasted one most in his 29-ball knock, because the pair guided the table-topping Challengers dwelling with Thirteen balls to spare.


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