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Match Status- Match Ended, Venue - MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai,, Date - 04/04/2012, Toss won by - Mumbai Indians
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Commentary (Mumbai Indians innings)

Right then, that's all we have for this match. We look forward to your company tomorrow for the game between Kolkata and Delhi at the Eden Gardens. Do join us at 2000 IST for all the action. Until next time, it's good bye and cheers!!!

Richard Levi grabs the Man of the Match award for his scintillating knock!

The target of 113 was never going to bother the star-studded Mumbai batting line-up and it was made to look extremely mediocre as Richard Levi and Sachin Tendulkar blasted a quickfire 69 for the opening wicket. The former, in particular, looked in murderous mood and entertained the crowd with his power hitting, smashing 50 off 35 balls. A bit of a hiccup with Levi and Rohit departing in quick successions and Tendulkar retiring hurt with an injury but Rayudu and Franklin scaled down the remaining of runs with ease. Chennai bowlers looked least threatening to pick wickets and their fielding was also very ordinary.

An easy win in the end for Mumbai. A one-sided contest with the visitors dominating the reigning champions in every facet of the game. Lovely way for the Mumbai side to kick off the tournament and Chennai have to do a bit of soul-searching. They have been completely outplayed today and that too in their own den. It is still very early days in the tournament for Chennai but they have a few areas to address in their game.

16.5 D Bollinger to A Rayudu, SIX! Mumbai win by 8 wickets! Rayudu finishes it in style with an upper-cut. A short delivery drifting away from the batsman, at 141.2 kph, Rayudu gets under the bounce and deliberately lofts it over the third man region for a biggie. Smiles in the Mumbai camp and the players shake hands in the middle. 115/2

16.4 D Bollinger to J Franklin, Remains on the back foot and punches it to the off side for one. 109/2

16.3 D Bollinger to J Franklin, Length delivery cutting back into the batsman, Franklin flicks it to the on side but finds the fielder. 108/2

16.2 D Bollinger to J Franklin, FOUR! Too full in length and angling into the batsman, Franklin picks it up and lifts it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 108/2

16.1 D Bollinger to J Franklin, Fuller length delivery on middle and off, driven straight to mid on. Rayudu wanted the single but his partner sent him back. 104/2

Bollinger is back on.

Time-Out! Just nine more needed for Mumbai to win off 24 balls.

15.6 D Bravo to J Franklin, Pats a fuller length delivery to covers and crosses for one. 104/2

15.6 D Bravo to J Franklin, Wide! Sliding down the leg side, Franklin fails to work it off his pads. There was a noise and Bravo appeals but the umpire stretches his arms to signal a wide ball. 103/2

15.5 D Bravo to J Franklin, Fuller length delivery going on with the angle, Franklin attempts to help it to third man but misses. 102/2

15.4 D Bravo to A Rayudu, Hint of room outside off, Rayudu slaps it through covers for a single. 102/2

15.3 D Bravo to A Rayudu, Angles in a fuller length delivery, Rayudu gets forward and pushes it to covers. The bowler runs after the ball and does the fielding himself. 101/2

15.2 D Bravo to J Franklin, Another half-tracker down the leg side, Franklin eased it to fine leg for a single. 101/2

15.1 D Bravo to J Franklin, Short delivery hurled across the batsman at 132.9 kph, Franklin swayed away from the line. 100/2

Bravo is back into the attack.

14.6 R Ashwin to J Franklin, A single down to long on brings up 100 for Mumbai. 13 more needed for a win! 100/2

14.5 R Ashwin to A Rayudu, A long hop on middle, pulled through mid-wicket for a run. 99/2

14.4 R Ashwin to J Franklin, Flicks it off his pads to the on side and takes a single. 98/2

14.3 R Ashwin to J Franklin, A touch short in length outside off, pushed straight to covers. 97/2

14.2 R Ashwin to J Franklin, Flighted delivery drifting into the batsman, Franklin defends it from the crease. 97/2

14.1 R Ashwin to A Rayudu, Tossed up delivery skidding on with the angle, Rayudu gets deep inside the crease and punches it through covers for one. 97/2

13.6 A Morkel to A Rayudu, Fuller in length this time, on the pads, Rayudu maneuvers it to deep square leg for a run. 96/2

13.5 A Morkel to A Rayudu, Speedy delivery with some extra lift and movement. It was pitched outside off and Rayudu tried to force it through the line off his back foot but missed. 95/2

13.4 A Morkel to J Franklin, Fullish delivery on middle and off, James defends it with gentle hands to covers and pinches a single. 95/2

13.3 A Morkel to A Rayudu, A touch short in length outside off, Rayudu walks down the track and powers it through covers for one. 94/2

13.2 A Morkel to A Rayudu, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 93/2

13.1 A Morkel to J Franklin, Short delivery, Franklin gets on top of the ball and pulls it to deep square leg for a single. The square leg umpire had to take evasive action to get out of the way. 93/2

12.6 R Ashwin to J Franklin, Goes back and punches it to wide long on for one. 92/2

12.5 R Ashwin to J Franklin, Tossed up outside off, pushed in front of cover-point and they crossed. Morkel rushed to the ball from point but fumbled while picking it up. The batsmen crossed for one more. 91/2

12.4 R Ashwin to J Franklin, Loopy delivery on middle and off, defended back to the bowler. 89/2

12.3 R Ashwin to J Franklin, Outside off, cut straight to point. 89/2

12.2 R Ashwin to A Rayudu, Flatter delivery on middle and off, Rayudu waits patiently on the back foot and drops it with soft hands to cover-point. A quick single. 89/2

12.1 R Ashwin to J Franklin, Too full in length on off, Franklin eases it to long off for a single. 88/2

Ashwin is back on.

11.6 A Morkel to J Franklin, Fuller in length on middle and off, chipped over mid off for a single. It went on a bounce to the fielder in the deep. 87/2

11.5 A Morkel to A Rayudu, Slightly short in length outside off, Rayudu opens up to stroke it through covers but gets a little outside edge. It squirts in front of short third man and they cross. 86/2

11.4 A Morkel to A Rayudu, A cracking delivery. Angling into the batsman around off and it holds its line after pitching, Rayudu with no footwork pushes at it and misses. 85/2

11.3 A Morkel to J Franklin, Presses forward and pushes it through covers for one. 85/2

11.2 A Morkel to J Franklin, Fullish length delivery arrowed across the batsman, Franklin plays down the wrong line and it stays a bit low too. He is beaten as the ball passes right through the gap between the bat and body. 84/2

11.1 A Morkel to J Franklin, Good length delivery on middle, Franklin is squared up in defense and gets an outside edge. It goes on a bounce to the point fielder. 84/2

Morkel comes back into the attack.

10.6 S Jakati to J Franklin, Fullish delivery on middle, Franklin gets on the front foot and eases it to long on for one. 8 runs off the over! 84/2

10.5 S Jakati to A Rayudu, Quicker delivery on middle, Rayudu pushes it to cover-point and crosses for a brisk single. 83/2

10.4 S Jakati to J Franklin, Full outside off, forced to long off for one. 82/2

10.3 S Jakati to J Franklin, FOUR! Superb shot! Tossed up delivery on off, pitched full, Franklin leaned forward and cracked it through covers for a boundary. 81/2

10.2 S Jakati to J Franklin, Quicker arm ball outside off, Franklin pushes inside the line and misses. 77/2

10.1 S Jakati to A Rayudu, Fuller length delivery on off, driven to covers. An unnecessary throw at the non-striker's end allowed them to take a single as the back up fielder failed to stop it. 77/2

Shadab Jakati is back on.

9.6 D Bravo to A Rayudu, Length delivery on off, Rayudu closes the face of the bat and helps it to mid-wicket for one. 76/2

9.5 D Bravo to A Rayudu, Angles it in, Rayudu defends it from within the crease. 75/2

9.4 D Bravo to J Franklin, A well targeted bouncer on middle, Franklin initially thought to duck under it but then changed his mind and somehow pulled it to mid-wicket. A single. 75/2

9.3 D Bravo to A Rayudu, Blocks it with soft hands to covers and pinches a single. 74/2

9.2 D Bravo to J Franklin, Short delivery angling away from the batsman, Franklin stays back and cuts it behind point for one. 73/2

9.1 D Bravo to J Franklin, Flashes his blade through the line and misses. 72/2

Bad news for Mumbai as Sachin Tendulkar walks off the field. He seems to have hurt his fingers. James Franklin replaces him.

Time-Out! Mumbai have raced away to 72/2 and need only 41 more for a win off 66 balls. Should be an easy chase task!

8.6 D Bollinger to S Tendulkar, Full delivery on the pads, flicked through square leg for a single. 72/2

8.5 D Bollinger to S Tendulkar, That's nasty! Back of a length delivery on middle and off, climbing onto the batsman, Tendulkar goes on the back foot for defense and does it a bit awkwardly. He is hit on the gloves! 71/2

8.4 D Bollinger to A Rayudu, Short delivery outside off, guided to third man for one. 71/2

Ambati Rayudu comes out to the middle.

8.3 D Bollinger to R Sharma, OUT! Caught behind! Good length delivery angling away from the batsman, at 141.8 kph, Rohit tries to steer it through the line but misses. It catches the inside part of the blade and was dying as it goes behind the stumps. Dhoni does well to get down low and snap it inches above the turf. Simon Taufel checks with the square leg umpire to confirm whether it was taken cleanly or not and after getting the confirmation raises his finger. 70/2

A bit of stretching for Rohit Sharma as he takes a breather. Everything seems fine now and the game continues..

8.2 D Bollinger to R Sharma, Ouch! Bollinger lands it on a length on middle and leg, Rohit fails to work it across the line and is hit on the box. He looks in some pain and physio is called in the middle. 70/1

8.1 D Bollinger to S Tendulkar, Good length delivery outside off, Tendulkar steers it to point where the fielder dives to make the partial stop. The batsmen have run through for a single. 70/1

Bollinger is back on.

7.6 D Bravo to R Sharma, Defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 69/1

Rohit Sharma walks out to the middle.

7.5 D Bravo to R Levi, OUT! End of an entertaining knock by Levi! Bravo dishes out a fuller length delivery outside off, Levi targets the long off fence but fails to clear it. He timed it well enough but failed to get the desired elevation. It found Bollinger with perfection in the deep. 69/1

Half-century for Richard Levi!

7.4 D Bravo to R Levi, SIX! Levi is just toying with the bowler. A fuller length delivery on the pads and Levi blasts it over wide long on for a biggie. Raises his bat to the dressing room. Fantastic knock! 69/0

7.3 D Bravo to R Levi, Outside off, steered straight to point. 63/0

7.2 D Bravo to R Levi, Another full delivery down the leg side, at 130.8 kph, Levi fails to flick it and it brushes his boots on its way to fine leg. A couple of leg byes. 63/0

7.1 D Bravo to R Levi, Fuller length delivery angling into the batsman, Levi tries to whip it across the line but misses and is hit on the pads. 61/0

Dwayne Bravo into the attack now.

6.6 R Ashwin to R Levi, Tossed up delivery outside off, Levi cuts it behind point and retains the strike. He has raced away to 44 off just 30 balls! 61/0

6.5 R Ashwin to R Levi, SIX! Biggie! He looks particularly very strong on the pads. Gets a fuller length delivery on middle and he slogs it effortlessly over mid-wicket fence. Mumbai are cruising here! 60/0

6.4 R Ashwin to R Levi, Another dot ball. On middle, turned straight to mid-wicket. 54/0

6.3 R Ashwin to R Levi, Gets behind the line of the delivery and drives it back to the bowler. 54/0

6.2 R Ashwin to R Levi, Levi has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 54/0

6.1 R Ashwin to S Tendulkar, Delicate glance by the batsman through the fine leg region. They pick up a single. 54/0

5.6 R Jadeja to R Levi, FOUR! Drifting down the leg side, Levi does well to help it on its way to the fine leg fence. 53/0

5.5 R Jadeja to R Levi, Brings his bat and pad together in defense. A muted appeal for an LBW but to no avail. Maybe, a bit of an inside edge, otherwise it was plumb in front. 49/0

5.4 R Jadeja to S Tendulkar, On middle, paddled behind the wickets for one. 49/0

5.3 R Jadeja to R Levi, Driven through mid on by the batsman. They pick up a single. 48/0

5.2 R Jadeja to R Levi, SIX! Whoosh! Once again the batsman gets down on one knee and hammers it over mid-wicket for a biggie. That came right from the meat of the bat and sailed into the stands. 47/0

5.1 R Jadeja to R Levi, FOUR! Bang! Tossed up delivery on off, Levi gets down on one knee for the slog sweep and it flies off the top edge. Still it has enough wood behind it as it crosses the fine leg fence with ease. 41/0

Ravindra Jadeja into the attack.

4.6 R Ashwin to S Tendulkar, Flatter delivery on middle and leg, SRT flicks it off his pads but finds square leg. 37/0

4.5 R Ashwin to R Levi, Connects with his sweep shot this time and takes a single at fine leg. 37/0

4.4 R Ashwin to R Levi, Skidding on with the angle after landing on middle, Levi goes back and punches it back to the bowler. 36/0

4.3 R Ashwin to R Levi, Loopy delivery on leg, Levi sits down on one knee for the sweep but is early with his shot. He is hit on the pads. 36/0

4.2 R Ashwin to S Tendulkar, On the pads, tucked to deep square leg for a single. 36/0

4.1 R Ashwin to R Levi, Carrom ball on middle, Levi tries to work it across the line but gets a leading edge to covers. A single. 35/0

Ravichandran Ashwin introduced into the attack.

3.6 D Bollinger to R Levi, Short delivery down the leg side, at 140.5 kph, Levi fails to get out of the way and is hit on the helmet. Dhoni makes a partial stop with a dive and they cross for a leg bye. 11 runs off the over! 34/0

3.5 D Bollinger to R Levi, FOUR! Angles across a fuller length delivery at 134.6 kph, just around off, Levi climbs onto it and spanks it over mid on for a boundary. Gosh, he looks to be in a murderous mood! 33/0

3.4 D Bollinger to S Tendulkar, Length delivery on middle, glanced to deep mid-wicket for a single. Excellent timing! 29/0

3.3 D Bollinger to R Levi, Fuller delivery on off, at 126.7 kph, Levi drops it with soft hands to covers and scampers for a quick single. du Plessis charges to the ball but misses his shy at the non-striker's end. Direct hit would have been close! 28/0

3.2 D Bollinger to R Levi, Swings his blade across the line blindly and fails to make any contact. He is hit on the pads but that was pitched outside leg. 27/0

3.1 D Bollinger to R Levi, FOUR! An over-pitched delivery on leg, Levi just eases it nicely off his pads and it screams away to the deep backward square leg boundary. 27/0

2.6 A Morkel to S Tendulkar, Rocks back and punches it to covers. End of the over, 12 runs off it! 23/0

2.5 A Morkel to S Tendulkar, Excellent reply from the bowler. Once again he slants a length delivery into the batsman and Tendulkar is opened up in defense. It beats the outside edge by a whisker. 23/0

2.4 A Morkel to S Tendulkar, SIX! Going... going... and gone! A fullish length delivery on off, Tendulkar walks forward and just chips it over covers. It flies right from the meat of the bat and sails into the stands at long off. The crowd is going berserk! 23/0

2.3 A Morkel to S Tendulkar, Beaten! A peach of a delivery, angling full into the batsman at 131.6 kph and it nips away after landing. SRT feels for it and misses. 17/0

2.2 A Morkel to S Tendulkar, FOUR! Exquisite! Tendulkar opens his account in style. Morkel offers room outside off, at 132.1 kph, SRT latches onto it and smacks it through covers for a boundary. 17/0

2.2 A Morkel to S Tendulkar, Wide! Way outside off, Tendulkar is in no mood to play it. 13/0

2.1 A Morkel to R Levi, Short delivery on off, Levi gets on the front foot and pulls it over square leg for a single. 12/0

1.6 D Bollinger to S Tendulkar, Fuller length delivery drifting away from the batsman, SRT shoulders his arms to allow it through. It doesn't carry to the keeper and Dhoni does well to stop it with his pads. 11/0

1.5 D Bollinger to R Levi, Tucks a length delivery off his pads and crosses for a single. 11/0

1.5 D Bollinger to R Levi, Wide! Sliding down the leg side, Levi fails to make any contact. 10/0

1.4 D Bollinger to R Levi, FOUR! Timing! Back of a length delivery angling away from the batsman, Levi latches onto it and pulls it powerfully to the deep mid-wicket boundary. Bravo tries his best in the deep to dive and stop the ball but at the last moment it sneaks through him and meets the fence. 9/0

1.3 D Bollinger to R Levi, Angles across a fuller length delivery, Levi throws his bat at it but fails to make contact. 5/0

1.2 D Bollinger to R Levi, Pitched on a good length outside leg, Levi tried to heave it across the line but missed and was hit on the pad. 5/0

1.1 D Bollinger to R Levi, FOUR! Bollinger hurls a fuller length delivery first up around off, Levi tries to drive it through the line but gets a leading edge. It squirts through cover-point for a boundary. 5/0

Doug Bollinger to share the attack from the other end.

0.6 A Morkel to S Tendulkar, Pitched up delivery outside off, at 135.5 kph, Tendulkar watched the line and allowed it through. 1/0

0.5 A Morkel to R Levi, Crunching sound of the bat as Levi makes contact. It was a length delivery on off, Richard stroked it to covers where Bravo dived to his right and made a partial stop. It was parried to mid off and they crossed. 1/0

0.4 A Morkel to R Levi, A touch short in length around off, Levi attempts to pull it across the line but gets a bottom edge. It falls near the pitch and rolls in front of the slip cordon. 0/0

0.3 A Morkel to R Levi, Gets on the front foot and defends it with soft hands to point. 0/0

0.2 A Morkel to R Levi, Too wide on the off side for the batsman to make any contact. 0/0

0.1 A Morkel to R Levi, Starts with a sharp delivery outside off, Levi leaves it alone. That delivery had extra zip on it and thudded into the keeper's gloves. 0/0

Commentary (Chennai Super Kings innings)

The target is pretty ordinary if you look at the star-studded Mumbai batting line-up. Chennai will need some early breakthroughs to make a match out of it. Join us in a while for the run chase...

A superb bowling show by Mumbai to bundle out the reigning champions to a paltry total. If we leave alone the knock of Raina, the Chennai batters failed to get going and they were pegged back with regular wickets. Three run outs in the innings didn't help their cause either. Pollard, Ojha and Malinga were right on the money and finished with two wickets apiece and credit should also be given to Mumbai's fielding for maintaining the pressure.

19.5 L Malinga to D Bollinger, OUT! Back of a length delivery around off, Bollinger hops back to whack it over point but fails to get the elevation. A straightforward catch to Rohit Sharma at point and he makes no mistake. Chennai all out for 112! 112/10

19.4 L Malinga to S Jakati, Squeezes out a yorker to the on side and steals a single. 112/9

19.3 L Malinga to S Jakati, Another full delivery bowled outside leg, Jakati backed away to swing his blade across the line but missed. The keeper behind the wickets is standing on the verge of in circle and returns it back to the bowler immediately. Now, Simon Taufel has a chat with Karthik regarding his position behind the wickets. 111/9

19.2 L Malinga to D Bollinger, A lethal yorker fired in the blockhole, Bollinger dug it out and it came off the inside edge. They crossed for one. 111/9

19.1 L Malinga to S Jakati, Fuller delivery on off, Jakati opens the face late and guides it to third man for a single. 110/9

18.6 H Singh to S Jakati, Outside off, Jakati cuts it to point where Nechim fumbles a bit and allows a single. 109/9

18.5 H Singh to D Bollinger, Bowls it close to the yorker length, Bollinger tries to heave it across the line but gets an inside edge to short fine leg. They cross for a brisk single as Tendulkar fires in a throw at the bowler's end. 108/9

18.4 H Singh to S Jakati, Fuller delivery on middle, forced past the bowler for a single down the ground. 107/9

18.3 H Singh to D Bollinger, Another quick delivery on off, skidding on with the angle, Bollinger tries to force it through the line but gets an inside edge to fine leg. One run added to the total. 106/9

18.2 H Singh to D Bollinger, Slider on off, Bollinger goes back and cuts it straight to point. 105/9

18.1 H Singh to S Jakati, Presses forward and lifts it over mid on for one. 105/9

Doug Bollinger is the last batsman. Harbhajan is back on as well.

17.6 L Malinga to R Jadeja, OUT! Chops it on! Malinga alters his length to bowl it short and Jadeja opens up for the pull shot. He is a fraction early into the shot and gets a bottom edge onto the stumps. Chennai in danger of getting bowled out inside 20 overs! 104/9

17.5 L Malinga to S Jakati, Once again squeezes out a yorker length delivery and finds the gap through point. A single. 104/8

17.4 L Malinga to S Jakati, A fantastic yorker in the blockhole at 139.9 kph, Jakati digs it out somehow. 103/8

17.3 L Malinga to S Jakati, On middle, helped straight to mid-wicket. 103/8

17.2 L Malinga to S Jakati, Outside off, Jakati pokes at it and misses. 103/8

Shadab Jakati is the new batsman.

17.1 L Malinga to R Ashwin, OUT! Malinga bowls a slowish fuller delivery on middle, Ashwin flicks it off his pads to square leg and attempts for the second run. Harbhajan quickly rushes to the ball and returns a good throw to the keeper, who removes the bails in a flash. Ashwin has no chance of making it to the other end and Chennai have lost another wicket via a run out. 103/8

Right then, that's all we have for this match. We look forward to your company tomorrow for the game between Kolkata and Delhi at the Eden Gardens. Do join us at 2000 IST for all the action. Until next time, it's good bye and cheers!!!

Richard Levi grabs the Man of the Match award for his scintillating knock!

The target of 113 was never going to bother the star-studded Mumbai batting line-up and it was made to look extremely mediocre as Richard Levi and Sachin Tendulkar blasted a quickfire 69 for the opening wicket. The former, in particular, looked in murderous mood and entertained the crowd with his power hitting, smashing 50 off 35 balls. A bit of a hiccup with Levi and Rohit departing in quick successions and Tendulkar retiring hurt with an injury but Rayudu and Franklin scaled down the remaining of runs with ease. Chennai bowlers looked least threatening to pick wickets and their fielding was also very ordinary.

An easy win in the end for Mumbai. A one-sided contest with the visitors dominating the reigning champions in every facet of the game. Lovely way for the Mumbai side to kick off the tournament and Chennai have to do a bit of soul-searching. They have been completely outplayed today and that too in their own den. It is still very early days in the tournament for Chennai but they have a few areas to address in their game.

16.5 D Bollinger to A Rayudu, SIX! Mumbai win by 8 wickets! Rayudu finishes it in style with an upper-cut. A short delivery drifting away from the batsman, at 141.2 kph, Rayudu gets under the bounce and deliberately lofts it over the third man region for a biggie. Smiles in the Mumbai camp and the players shake hands in the middle. 115/2

16.4 D Bollinger to J Franklin, Remains on the back foot and punches it to the off side for one. 109/2

16.3 D Bollinger to J Franklin, Length delivery cutting back into the batsman, Franklin flicks it to the on side but finds the fielder. 108/2

16.2 D Bollinger to J Franklin, FOUR! Too full in length and angling into the batsman, Franklin picks it up and lifts it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 108/2

16.1 D Bollinger to J Franklin, Fuller length delivery on middle and off, driven straight to mid on. Rayudu wanted the single but his partner sent him back. 104/2

Slinga Malinga is back for his final spell.

16.6 K Pollard to R Ashwin, Short delivery outside off, this time Ashwin makes contact to send it to sweeper cover. A single. 102/7

16.5 K Pollard to R Ashwin, Attempts to cut it through point but once again fails to get bat on ball. 101/7

16.4 K Pollard to R Ashwin, Length delivery in the channel outside off, at 118.4 kph, Ashwin flashes his blade through the line and misses. 101/7

16.3 K Pollard to R Jadeja, Presses forward and drives a full delivery through the line to long off. 101/7

16.2 K Pollard to R Ashwin, Fuller delivery on the pads, ticked behind square leg for one. 100/7

Ravichandran Ashwin comes out to the middle.

16.1 K Pollard to S Badrinath, OUT! Pollard strikes again and is all pumped up. A fullish length delivery on off, Badrinath tried to whip it across the line but failed to keep it down. It was uppish and Harbhajan pouched it with ease at mid-wicket. Chennai have lost their seventh wicket. 99/7

Right then, time to get underway. The players are striding out to the middle. Murali Vijay and Faf du Plessis are the Chennai openers. Lasith Malinga to steam in with the new ball. All set, let the show begin...

Chennai - Murali Vijay, Faf du Plessis, Subramaniam Badrinath, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Albie Morkel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shadab Jakati, Doug Bollinger.

Mumbai - Sachin Tendulkar, Richard Levi, Ambati Rayudu, Rohit Sharma, Dinesh Karthik(wkt), Kieron Pollard, James Franklin, Harbhajan Singh(c), Lasith Malinga, Abu Nechim, Pragyan Ojha.

Toss - MS Dhoni flips the coin, Harbhajan Singh calls it correctly and Mumbai will field! A fresh wicket is being used for the match and it has a fair covering of grass.

A huge crowd has built up for the encounter and needless to add they will be cheering the home side. Atmosphere is electric and let's hope the game lives up to its reputation. The hosts have been almost invincible at home and it will be a tough task for the visitors to overcome their challenge. Having said that, Chennai are missing a few big names in the squad at the moment and Mumbai would look to target that area. It promises to be a mouth-watering contest...

Are you ready? The lucrative and glamorous Indian T20 League is back with its fifth edition and once again the stage is set for nine strong teams to collide for the ultimate glory. We have an action-packed game on the cards to kick start the tournament as the two time title holders, Chennai will lock horn with the last year's semi-finalist, Mumbai at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Warm welcome to all our viewers and thank you for tuning in to the coverage of the today's game. Sit back and enjoy the commentary...

Bollinger is back on.

Time-Out! Just nine more needed for Mumbai to win off 24 balls.

15.6 D Bravo to J Franklin, Pats a fuller length delivery to covers and crosses for one. 104/2

15.6 D Bravo to J Franklin, Wide! Sliding down the leg side, Franklin fails to work it off his pads. There was a noise and Bravo appeals but the umpire stretches his arms to signal a wide ball. 103/2

15.5 D Bravo to J Franklin, Fuller length delivery going on with the angle, Franklin attempts to help it to third man but misses. 102/2

15.4 D Bravo to A Rayudu, Hint of room outside off, Rayudu slaps it through covers for a single. 102/2

15.3 D Bravo to A Rayudu, Angles in a fuller length delivery, Rayudu gets forward and pushes it to covers. The bowler runs after the ball and does the fielding himself. 101/2

15.2 D Bravo to J Franklin, Another half-tracker down the leg side, Franklin eased it to fine leg for a single. 101/2

15.1 D Bravo to J Franklin, Short delivery hurled across the batsman at 132.9 kph, Franklin swayed away from the line. 100/2

Time-Out!

15.6 P Ojha to S Badrinath, Works a length delivery off his pads and crosses for a run. 99/6

15.5 P Ojha to R Jadeja, Leans across and clips it off his pads to short fine leg for a single. 98/6

15.4 P Ojha to S Badrinath, Goes back and and punches it in front of point for one. 97/6

15.3 P Ojha to R Jadeja, Finds the gap on the leg side and gets off the mark with a single. 96/6

15.2 P Ojha to R Jadeja, Fuller length delivery on middle, Jadeja defends it off his pads to mid-wicket. 95/6

Ravindra Jadeja is the new batsman out to the middle.

15.1 P Ojha to S Badrinath, OUT! Another run out! Flatter delivery on middle, Badrinath goes back and pushes it in front of point. They attempt for a single and there is a run out appeal against Dhoni. Third umpire is referred and the replays show that the Chennai skipper is well short of his crease. Abu Nechim was superb with his throw and the wicketkeeper removed the bails in a jiffy. Chennai 6 down for 95! 95/6

Bravo is back into the attack.

14.6 R Ashwin to J Franklin, A single down to long on brings up 100 for Mumbai. 13 more needed for a win! 100/2

14.5 R Ashwin to A Rayudu, A long hop on middle, pulled through mid-wicket for a run. 99/2

14.4 R Ashwin to J Franklin, Flicks it off his pads to the on side and takes a single. 98/2

14.3 R Ashwin to J Franklin, A touch short in length outside off, pushed straight to covers. 97/2

14.2 R Ashwin to J Franklin, Flighted delivery drifting into the batsman, Franklin defends it from the crease. 97/2

14.1 R Ashwin to A Rayudu, Tossed up delivery skidding on with the angle, Rayudu gets deep inside the crease and punches it through covers for one. 97/2

14.6 K Pollard to S Badrinath, Slower delivery, pitched full outside off, Badrinath drove it in front of point and crossed for a single. 95/5

14.5 K Pollard to MS Dhoni, A low full toss outside off, MSD walks forward a bit and turns it to deep mid-wicket for a run. 94/5

14.4 K Pollard to S Badrinath, Tucks it off his pads to the on side and rotates the strike. 93/5

14.4 K Pollard to S Badrinath, Wide! A tennis ball bounce! The bowler hurls in a short delivery and it goes well above the batsman's head. Karthik does well to leap and stop it from racing away. 92/5

14.3 K Pollard to S Badrinath, Too full in length on off, Badrinath presses forward and defends it to covers. 91/5

14.2 K Pollard to MS Dhoni, Room offered outside off, Dhoni cracks it behind cover-point for a single. 91/5

14.1 K Pollard to MS Dhoni, Good length delivery shaping back into the batsman, Dhoni punches it off his back foot but finds the short cover fielder. 90/5

13.6 A Morkel to A Rayudu, Fuller in length this time, on the pads, Rayudu maneuvers it to deep square leg for a run. 96/2

13.5 A Morkel to A Rayudu, Speedy delivery with some extra lift and movement. It was pitched outside off and Rayudu tried to force it through the line off his back foot but missed. 95/2

13.4 A Morkel to J Franklin, Fullish delivery on middle and off, James defends it with gentle hands to covers and pinches a single. 95/2

13.3 A Morkel to A Rayudu, A touch short in length outside off, Rayudu walks down the track and powers it through covers for one. 94/2

13.2 A Morkel to A Rayudu, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 93/2

13.1 A Morkel to J Franklin, Short delivery, Franklin gets on top of the ball and pulls it to deep square leg for a single. The square leg umpire had to take evasive action to get out of the way. 93/2

13.6 P Ojha to S Badrinath, Quicker one on off, Badrinath brings his bat and pad together for defense. A tidy over, just four off it! 90/5

13.5 P Ojha to MS Dhoni, Stretches well forward and guides it in the gap at covers. They pinch a single. 90/5

13.4 P Ojha to S Badrinath, Fuller in length outside off, eased to long off. 89/5

13.3 P Ojha to MS Dhoni, The bowler pulls his length back a bit and MSD gets back inside the crease to bunt it to mid on. A single. 88/5

13.2 P Ojha to MS Dhoni, Tossed up delivery on off, Dhoni got forward and pushed it to covers. 87/5

13.1 P Ojha to S Badrinath, Loopy delivery outside off, Badrinath nudges it to point for one. 87/5

12.6 R Ashwin to J Franklin, Goes back and punches it to wide long on for one. 92/2

12.5 R Ashwin to J Franklin, Tossed up outside off, pushed in front of cover-point and they crossed. Morkel rushed to the ball from point but fumbled while picking it up. The batsmen crossed for one more. 91/2

12.4 R Ashwin to J Franklin, Loopy delivery on middle and off, defended back to the bowler. 89/2

12.3 R Ashwin to J Franklin, Outside off, cut straight to point. 89/2

12.2 R Ashwin to A Rayudu, Flatter delivery on middle and off, Rayudu waits patiently on the back foot and drops it with soft hands to cover-point. A quick single. 89/2

12.1 R Ashwin to J Franklin, Too full in length on off, Franklin eases it to long off for a single. 88/2

12.6 K Pollard to S Badrinath, Length delivery angling into the batsman, Badri goes deep inside the crease and taps it to the on side for a run. Another superb over for Mumbai, just a couple of runs and a wicket off it! 86/5

12.5 K Pollard to S Badrinath, Short of length delivery has been cut away through square on the off side but straight to the point fielder. No run. 85/5

MS Dhoni strides out to the middle with Chennai in a spot of bother after three quick wickets.

12.4 K Pollard to A Morkel, OUT! Another one disappears in the deep. Pollard hurls in a short delivery on middle and off, Morkel attempts to ease it across the line but gets a top edge. It flies in the air, kisses the night sky and then falls safely into the hands of Ojha at deep mid-wicket. 85/5

12.3 K Pollard to A Morkel, Good length delivery on middle and off, Morkel pushes it off his back foot to point. Looks for a single but is sent back by his partner. 85/4

12.2 K Pollard to S Badrinath, Outside off, Badri runs it down to third man for one. 85/4

12.1 K Pollard to S Badrinath, Slants in a fuller length delivery, Badrinath pushes it to mid off. No run. 84/4

Ashwin is back on.

11.6 A Morkel to J Franklin, Fuller in length on middle and off, chipped over mid off for a single. It went on a bounce to the fielder in the deep. 87/2

11.5 A Morkel to A Rayudu, Slightly short in length outside off, Rayudu opens up to stroke it through covers but gets a little outside edge. It squirts in front of short third man and they cross. 86/2

11.4 A Morkel to A Rayudu, A cracking delivery. Angling into the batsman around off and it holds its line after pitching, Rayudu with no footwork pushes at it and misses. 85/2

11.3 A Morkel to J Franklin, Presses forward and pushes it through covers for one. 85/2

11.2 A Morkel to J Franklin, Fullish length delivery arrowed across the batsman, Franklin plays down the wrong line and it stays a bit low too. He is beaten as the ball passes right through the gap between the bat and body. 84/2

11.1 A Morkel to J Franklin, Good length delivery on middle, Franklin is squared up in defense and gets an outside edge. It goes on a bounce to the point fielder. 84/2

11.6 P Ojha to S Badrinath, An arm ball skidding on with the angle, Badrinath goes back and dabs it to short third man for a run. Fine over, four runs and a wicket off it! 84/4

11.5 P Ojha to A Morkel, On the pads, the batsman uses his wrists to flick it through square leg for a single. 83/4

11.4 P Ojha to S Badrinath, Gets on the front foot and forces it through covers for one. 82/4

11.3 P Ojha to A Morkel, Down the leg side, Morkel misses out on the flick shot but it hits his pads and rolls in the gap at square leg. They steal a leg bye. 81/4

Subramaniam Badrinath is the new batsman.

11.2 P Ojha to D Bravo, OUT! Holes out in the deep. Ojha serves a fuller length delivery on middle and Bravo tries to launch it into the long on stands. He fails to get enough power behind the shot and Pollard in the deep moves swiftly to his right to collect the catch. Two quick wickets for Mumbai and they have come back strongly. 80/4

11.1 P Ojha to D Bravo, Slow loopy delivery spinning away from the batsman, Bravo tries to play the late cut but is late in his attempt. 80/3

Morkel comes back into the attack.

10.6 S Jakati to J Franklin, Fullish delivery on middle, Franklin gets on the front foot and eases it to long on for one. 8 runs off the over! 84/2

10.5 S Jakati to A Rayudu, Quicker delivery on middle, Rayudu pushes it to cover-point and crosses for a brisk single. 83/2

10.4 S Jakati to J Franklin, Full outside off, forced to long off for one. 82/2

10.3 S Jakati to J Franklin, FOUR! Superb shot! Tossed up delivery on off, pitched full, Franklin leaned forward and cracked it through covers for a boundary. 81/2

10.2 S Jakati to J Franklin, Quicker arm ball outside off, Franklin pushes inside the line and misses. 77/2

10.1 S Jakati to A Rayudu, Fuller length delivery on off, driven to covers. An unnecessary throw at the non-striker's end allowed them to take a single as the back up fielder failed to stop it. 77/2

10.6 K Pollard to D Bravo, Length delivery cutting back into the batsman, Bravo closes the face of the bat and helps it to mid-wicket for a run. 80/3

10.5 K Pollard to A Morkel, Gets forward and forces it to long off for one. 79/3

10.4 K Pollard to A Morkel, Short of a length delivery on middle and off, at 124.0 kph, Morkel attempts to hook it but misses. 78/3

10.3 K Pollard to D Bravo, A slow off-cutter on off, Bravo pats it in front of point and scampers for a quick single. Rohit misses the shy at the striker's end and it hits Morkel on the thigh. He is in a bit of pain! 78/3

10.2 K Pollard to A Morkel, Opens up a bit and cracks it to mid off for a quick single. 77/3

10.2 K Pollard to A Morkel, Wide! Length delivery down the leg side, at 121.2 kph, Morkel fails to flick it off his pads. 76/3

10.1 K Pollard to A Morkel, Rocks back and punches it straight to covers. 75/3

Shadab Jakati is back on.

9.6 D Bravo to A Rayudu, Length delivery on off, Rayudu closes the face of the bat and helps it to mid-wicket for one. 76/2

9.5 D Bravo to A Rayudu, Angles it in, Rayudu defends it from within the crease. 75/2

9.4 D Bravo to J Franklin, A well targeted bouncer on middle, Franklin initially thought to duck under it but then changed his mind and somehow pulled it to mid-wicket. A single. 75/2

9.3 D Bravo to A Rayudu, Blocks it with soft hands to covers and pinches a single. 74/2

9.2 D Bravo to J Franklin, Short delivery angling away from the batsman, Franklin stays back and cuts it behind point for one. 73/2

9.1 D Bravo to J Franklin, Flashes his blade through the line and misses. 72/2

Kieron Pollard into the attack.

9.6 P Ojha to D Bravo, Flatter delivery skidding down the leg side, Bravo fails to work it across the line and it clips his pads on its way to the keeper's gloves. Karthik appeals for a caught behind but the umpire shakes his head. 75/3

Albie Morkel arrives at the crease.

9.5 P Ojha to S Raina, OUT! The big fish departs and Ojha is ecstatic. A loopy delivery outside off, Raina dances down the track for an inside out shot over covers but miscues it. It flies in the air and Malinga judges the catch nicely near the ropes at sweeper cover. Chennai have lost their third wicket. 75/3

9.4 P Ojha to D Bravo, Plays it late and cuts it in front of short third man for one. 75/2

9.3 P Ojha to D Bravo, FOUR! Well played. A fuller length delivery on off, Bravo opens up a bit and strokes it elegantly behind point for a boundary. 74/2

9.2 P Ojha to D Bravo, Swings his blade across the line but it comes off the inside edge and goes straight to mid-wicket. 70/2

9.1 P Ojha to S Raina, Starts with a quicker delivery on leg, Raina sweeps it away in front of square leg for one. 70/2

Bad news for Mumbai as Sachin Tendulkar walks off the field. He seems to have hurt his fingers. James Franklin replaces him.

Time-Out! Mumbai have raced away to 72/2 and need only 41 more for a win off 66 balls. Should be an easy chase task!

8.6 D Bollinger to S Tendulkar, Full delivery on the pads, flicked through square leg for a single. 72/2

8.5 D Bollinger to S Tendulkar, That's nasty! Back of a length delivery on middle and off, climbing onto the batsman, Tendulkar goes on the back foot for defense and does it a bit awkwardly. He is hit on the gloves! 71/2

8.4 D Bollinger to A Rayudu, Short delivery outside off, guided to third man for one. 71/2

Ambati Rayudu comes out to the middle.

8.3 D Bollinger to R Sharma, OUT! Caught behind! Good length delivery angling away from the batsman, at 141.8 kph, Rohit tries to steer it through the line but misses. It catches the inside part of the blade and was dying as it goes behind the stumps. Dhoni does well to get down low and snap it inches above the turf. Simon Taufel checks with the square leg umpire to confirm whether it was taken cleanly or not and after getting the confirmation raises his finger. 70/2

A bit of stretching for Rohit Sharma as he takes a breather. Everything seems fine now and the game continues..

8.2 D Bollinger to R Sharma, Ouch! Bollinger lands it on a length on middle and leg, Rohit fails to work it across the line and is hit on the box. He looks in some pain and physio is called in the middle. 70/1

8.1 D Bollinger to S Tendulkar, Good length delivery outside off, Tendulkar steers it to point where the fielder dives to make the partial stop. The batsmen have run through for a single. 70/1

Pragyan Ojha into the attack now.

Time-Out!

8.6 H Singh to S Raina, Flicks it off his pads to the on side and keeps the strike. 69/2

8.5 H Singh to S Raina, FOUR! Boom! A quicker delivery speared into the batsman, Raina swung his blade across the line and dismissed it to the cow corner boundary. 68/2

8.4 H Singh to D Bravo, Driven towards the mid on region. They pick up a single. 64/2

8.3 H Singh to D Bravo, Gets on the front foot and drives it straight to covers. 63/2

8.2 H Singh to S Raina, Helps it to mid-wicket and crosses for a single. 63/2

8.1 H Singh to S Raina, Quicker delivery skidding down the leg side, Raina failed to flick it and was hit on the pads. A stifled appeal for an LBW was turned down. 62/2

Bollinger is back on.

7.6 D Bravo to R Sharma, Defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 69/1

Rohit Sharma walks out to the middle.

7.5 D Bravo to R Levi, OUT! End of an entertaining knock by Levi! Bravo dishes out a fuller length delivery outside off, Levi targets the long off fence but fails to clear it. He timed it well enough but failed to get the desired elevation. It found Bollinger with perfection in the deep. 69/1

Half-century for Richard Levi!

7.4 D Bravo to R Levi, SIX! Levi is just toying with the bowler. A fuller length delivery on the pads and Levi blasts it over wide long on for a biggie. Raises his bat to the dressing room. Fantastic knock! 69/0

7.3 D Bravo to R Levi, Outside off, steered straight to point. 63/0

7.2 D Bravo to R Levi, Another full delivery down the leg side, at 130.8 kph, Levi fails to flick it and it brushes his boots on its way to fine leg. A couple of leg byes. 63/0

7.1 D Bravo to R Levi, Fuller length delivery angling into the batsman, Levi tries to whip it across the line but misses and is hit on the pads. 61/0

7.6 J Franklin to D Bravo, FOUR! Excellent! Width offered outside off, Bravo climbs onto that one and bullets it over covers for a boundary. 14 off the over! 62/2

7.5 J Franklin to D Bravo, FOUR! Lots of Caribbean flavour in that shot. Franklin bowls it on a fuller length around off at 117.6 kph and Bravo muscles it straight down the ground for a powerful boundary. 58/2

7.4 J Franklin to S Raina, Fuller length delivery outside off, Raina lofts it over covers for a single. It goes on a bounce to Ojha in the deep. 54/2

7.3 J Franklin to S Raina, FOUR! Length delivery outside off, Raina attempts to power it over covers but miscues it. It flies off the inside part of the blade and races away to the deep mid-wicket boundary. 53/2

7.2 J Franklin to D Bravo, Walks forward and flicks it behind square leg for a single. 49/2

7.1 J Franklin to D Bravo, Angles across a fuller length delivery, Bravo pushes it off his back foot but finds the short cover fielder. 48/2

Dwayne Bravo into the attack now.

6.6 R Ashwin to R Levi, Tossed up delivery outside off, Levi cuts it behind point and retains the strike. He has raced away to 44 off just 30 balls! 61/0

6.5 R Ashwin to R Levi, SIX! Biggie! He looks particularly very strong on the pads. Gets a fuller length delivery on middle and he slogs it effortlessly over mid-wicket fence. Mumbai are cruising here! 60/0

6.4 R Ashwin to R Levi, Another dot ball. On middle, turned straight to mid-wicket. 54/0

6.3 R Ashwin to R Levi, Gets behind the line of the delivery and drives it back to the bowler. 54/0

6.2 R Ashwin to R Levi, Levi has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 54/0

6.1 R Ashwin to S Tendulkar, Delicate glance by the batsman through the fine leg region. They pick up a single. 54/0

6.6 H Singh to D Bravo, Tucks a full delivery off his pads to deep mid-wicket and jogs for a single. 48/2

6.5 H Singh to S Raina, Once again sliding down the leg side, Raina helps it off his pads to deep square leg for one. 47/2

6.5 H Singh to S Raina, Wide! Another quicker delivery at 92.0 kph fired down the leg side. 46/2

6.4 H Singh to D Bravo, Driven towards the mid off region. One run added to the total. 45/2

6.3 H Singh to D Bravo, A doosra around off, skidding on with the angle, Bravo pushes inside the line and is beaten. It missed the off stump by a whisker. 44/2

Harsha Bhogle tweets, "Interesting pitch today. Lots of grass but ball not flying. Might be a decoy."

6.2 H Singh to D Bravo, Flighted delivery on middle, Bravo defended it back to the bowler. 44/2

6.1 H Singh to S Raina, A touch short in length outside off, Raina goes deep inside the crease and guides it through cover-point for one. 44/2

6.1 H Singh to S Raina, Wide! Flatter and quicker but down the leg side. Nicely kept by Karthik. 43/2

5.6 R Jadeja to R Levi, FOUR! Drifting down the leg side, Levi does well to help it on its way to the fine leg fence. 53/0

5.5 R Jadeja to R Levi, Brings his bat and pad together in defense. A muted appeal for an LBW but to no avail. Maybe, a bit of an inside edge, otherwise it was plumb in front. 49/0

5.4 R Jadeja to S Tendulkar, On middle, paddled behind the wickets for one. 49/0

5.3 R Jadeja to R Levi, Driven through mid on by the batsman. They pick up a single. 48/0

5.2 R Jadeja to R Levi, SIX! Whoosh! Once again the batsman gets down on one knee and hammers it over mid-wicket for a biggie. That came right from the meat of the bat and sailed into the stands. 47/0

5.1 R Jadeja to R Levi, FOUR! Bang! Tossed up delivery on off, Levi gets down on one knee for the slog sweep and it flies off the top edge. Still it has enough wood behind it as it crosses the fine leg fence with ease. 41/0

5.6 J Franklin to D Bravo, Four Leg byes! Fuller length delivery drifting down the leg side, Bravo fails to flick it and it brushes his pads on its way to the fine leg fence. 42/2

Dwayne Bravo is the new batsman.

5.5 J Franklin to M Vijay, OUT! Change of pace does the trick. Franklin serves a full delivery on middle at 117.2 kph, Vijay fails to pick it and is early with his flick shot. He ends up spooning a straightforward catch to Harbhajan at mid-wicket. 38/2

5.4 J Franklin to S Raina, Pushed to the cover region by the batsman. They pick up a single. 38/1

5.3 J Franklin to M Vijay, Short delivery on middle and leg line, at 121.0 kph, Vijay goes back to make some room and taps it in front of point. They cross for a brisk run. 37/1

5.2 J Franklin to S Raina, Too full in length on off, at 115.4 kph, Raina leans across and flicks it to deep mid-wicket for one. 36/1

5.1 J Franklin to M Vijay, Starts the spell with a short delivery, Vijay stands his ground and pulls it to deep square leg for a single. 35/1

Ravindra Jadeja into the attack.

4.6 R Ashwin to S Tendulkar, Flatter delivery on middle and leg, SRT flicks it off his pads but finds square leg. 37/0

4.5 R Ashwin to R Levi, Connects with his sweep shot this time and takes a single at fine leg. 37/0

4.4 R Ashwin to R Levi, Skidding on with the angle after landing on middle, Levi goes back and punches it back to the bowler. 36/0

4.3 R Ashwin to R Levi, Loopy delivery on leg, Levi sits down on one knee for the sweep but is early with his shot. He is hit on the pads. 36/0

4.2 R Ashwin to S Tendulkar, On the pads, tucked to deep square leg for a single. 36/0

4.1 R Ashwin to R Levi, Carrom ball on middle, Levi tries to work it across the line but gets a leading edge to covers. A single. 35/0

James Franklin introduced into the attack.

4.6 H Singh to S Raina, A low full toss on the pads, flicked straight to square leg. 34/1

4.5 H Singh to M Vijay, Goes on the back foot and punches it to long on for another single. 34/1

4.4 H Singh to S Raina, Defends it with soft hands and pinches a single. 33/1

4.3 H Singh to S Raina, Quicker delivery on middle, Raina hits it uppishly to the on side and it drops just in front of the mid on fielder and sneaks through him. The batsmen have picked up a couple of runs. 32/1

4.2 H Singh to M Vijay, Slider going on with the angle from round the wicket, Vijay tries to work it across the line but gets an outside edge. It rolls in front of short third man and they cross. 30/1

4.1 H Singh to S Raina, Fuller delivery on off, driven through mid off for a single. 29/1

Ravichandran Ashwin introduced into the attack.

3.6 D Bollinger to R Levi, Short delivery down the leg side, at 140.5 kph, Levi fails to get out of the way and is hit on the helmet. Dhoni makes a partial stop with a dive and they cross for a leg bye. 11 runs off the over! 34/0

3.5 D Bollinger to R Levi, FOUR! Angles across a fuller length delivery at 134.6 kph, just around off, Levi climbs onto it and spanks it over mid on for a boundary. Gosh, he looks to be in a murderous mood! 33/0

3.4 D Bollinger to S Tendulkar, Length delivery on middle, glanced to deep mid-wicket for a single. Excellent timing! 29/0

3.3 D Bollinger to R Levi, Fuller delivery on off, at 126.7 kph, Levi drops it with soft hands to covers and scampers for a quick single. du Plessis charges to the ball but misses his shy at the non-striker's end. Direct hit would have been close! 28/0

3.2 D Bollinger to R Levi, Swings his blade across the line blindly and fails to make any contact. He is hit on the pads but that was pitched outside leg. 27/0

3.1 D Bollinger to R Levi, FOUR! An over-pitched delivery on leg, Levi just eases it nicely off his pads and it screams away to the deep backward square leg boundary. 27/0

Harbhajan Singh brings himself into the attack.

3.6 Abu Nechim to M Vijay, FOUR! Just above the fielder at mid on. Length delivery on middle and off, at 138.3 kph, Vijay latches onto that one and pulls it just over the leaping mid on fielder for a boundary. 13 runs off the over! 28/1

3.5 Abu Nechim to M Vijay, Good delivery. A slightly shorter one at 136.5 kph, Vijay attempts to play the horizontal bat shot but misses. 24/1

3.4 Abu Nechim to S Raina, Hops back a bit to the leg side and eases it to third man for one. 24/1

3.3 Abu Nechim to S Raina, SIX! First biggie of the tournament and it is a handsome one too. A fuller length delivery on off, at 138.3 kph, Raina gets underneath the delivery and powers it over long off. 23/1

3.2 Abu Nechim to S Raina, Short on middle, at 142.9 kph, pulled behind mid-wicket for a couple. 17/1

3.1 Abu Nechim to S Raina, Good length delivery angling away from the batsman, Raina attempts to heave it across the line but misses. 15/1

2.6 A Morkel to S Tendulkar, Rocks back and punches it to covers. End of the over, 12 runs off it! 23/0

2.5 A Morkel to S Tendulkar, Excellent reply from the bowler. Once again he slants a length delivery into the batsman and Tendulkar is opened up in defense. It beats the outside edge by a whisker. 23/0

2.4 A Morkel to S Tendulkar, SIX! Going... going... and gone! A fullish length delivery on off, Tendulkar walks forward and just chips it over covers. It flies right from the meat of the bat and sails into the stands at long off. The crowd is going berserk! 23/0

2.3 A Morkel to S Tendulkar, Beaten! A peach of a delivery, angling full into the batsman at 131.6 kph and it nips away after landing. SRT feels for it and misses. 17/0

2.2 A Morkel to S Tendulkar, FOUR! Exquisite! Tendulkar opens his account in style. Morkel offers room outside off, at 132.1 kph, SRT latches onto it and smacks it through covers for a boundary. 17/0

2.2 A Morkel to S Tendulkar, Wide! Way outside off, Tendulkar is in no mood to play it. 13/0

2.1 A Morkel to R Levi, Short delivery on off, Levi gets on the front foot and pulls it over square leg for a single. 12/0

2.6 L Malinga to S Raina, Back of a length delivery outside off, at 144.2 kph, Raina guides it to third man for one. 15/1

2.6 L Malinga to S Raina, Wide! There was an appeal for a caught behind but the umpire stretched his arms in response. It was a short delivery down the leg side, Raina tried to ease it to fine leg but missed. Karthik collected it behind the wickets and appealed straightaway. Malinga also joined him but the umpire turned it down. 14/1

2.5 L Malinga to M Vijay, Fullish delivery on off, at 144.0 kph, driven wide of mid off for a run. 13/1

2.4 L Malinga to M Vijay, Vijay is struggling to find gaps. Gets a length delivery on off and he nudges it to covers. 12/1

2.3 L Malinga to M Vijay, Clever change in pace on that occasion, dished out a full delivery at 124.9 kph, Vijay picked it late and only managed to defend it to the off side. 12/1

2.2 L Malinga to M Vijay, Fraction short in length around off, at 142.3 kph, Vijay pushes it with an angled bat and helps it straight to Pollard at point. 12/1

2.1 L Malinga to S Raina, Fuller length delivery outside off, Raina pushes it with excellent timing and finds the gap through covers. Three runs added to the total. 12/1

1.6 D Bollinger to S Tendulkar, Fuller length delivery drifting away from the batsman, SRT shoulders his arms to allow it through. It doesn't carry to the keeper and Dhoni does well to stop it with his pads. 11/0

1.5 D Bollinger to R Levi, Tucks a length delivery off his pads and crosses for a single. 11/0

1.5 D Bollinger to R Levi, Wide! Sliding down the leg side, Levi fails to make any contact. 10/0

1.4 D Bollinger to R Levi, FOUR! Timing! Back of a length delivery angling away from the batsman, Levi latches onto it and pulls it powerfully to the deep mid-wicket boundary. Bravo tries his best in the deep to dive and stop the ball but at the last moment it sneaks through him and meets the fence. 9/0

1.3 D Bollinger to R Levi, Angles across a fuller length delivery, Levi throws his bat at it but fails to make contact. 5/0

1.2 D Bollinger to R Levi, Pitched on a good length outside leg, Levi tried to heave it across the line but missed and was hit on the pad. 5/0

1.1 D Bollinger to R Levi, FOUR! Bollinger hurls a fuller length delivery first up around off, Levi tries to drive it through the line but gets a leading edge. It squirts through cover-point for a boundary. 5/0

1.6 Abu Nechim to S Raina, Offers width outside off, Raina strokes it behind point for one. Malinga puts in a valiant dive in the deep to save a certain boundary. 9/1

1.5 Abu Nechim to M Vijay, Gets off the mark finally. Just a touch short in length outside off, Vijay glances it to mid-wicket for a single. 8/1

1.4 Abu Nechim to M Vijay, Pressure building on Vijay! Good length delivery outside off, Vijay plays it straight to point. 7/1

1.3 Abu Nechim to M Vijay, Again too full in length on middle, Vijay hits it down the ground but finds mid on. 7/1

1.2 Abu Nechim to M Vijay, Fuller length delivery outside off, driven straight to the cover fielder. Vijay still to get off the mark. 7/1

1.2 Abu Nechim to M Vijay, Wide! Length delivery sliding down the leg side. 7/1

1.1 Abu Nechim to S Raina, A touch short in length outside off, Raina attempts to cut it but gets a bottom edge towards third man. A single. 6/1

Doug Bollinger to share the attack from the other end.

0.6 A Morkel to S Tendulkar, Pitched up delivery outside off, at 135.5 kph, Tendulkar watched the line and allowed it through. 1/0

0.5 A Morkel to R Levi, Crunching sound of the bat as Levi makes contact. It was a length delivery on off, Richard stroked it to covers where Bravo dived to his right and made a partial stop. It was parried to mid off and they crossed. 1/0

0.4 A Morkel to R Levi, A touch short in length around off, Levi attempts to pull it across the line but gets a bottom edge. It falls near the pitch and rolls in front of the slip cordon. 0/0

0.3 A Morkel to R Levi, Gets on the front foot and defends it with soft hands to point. 0/0

0.2 A Morkel to R Levi, Too wide on the off side for the batsman to make any contact. 0/0

0.1 A Morkel to R Levi, Starts with a sharp delivery outside off, Levi leaves it alone. That delivery had extra zip on it and thudded into the keeper's gloves. 0/0

Abu Nechim to share the attack from the other end.

0.6 L Malinga to S Raina, Outside off, at 142.3 kph, Raina dabs it to third man for one. 5/1

0.5 L Malinga to S Raina, Oohhhh... a Malinga special yorker at 144.5 kph to greet the batsman. Raina falls across a bit and somehow digs it out to the leg side. 4/1

Suresh Raina walks out to the middle.

0.4 L Malinga to M Vijay, OUT! Run out! Good length delivery on off, Vijay taps it with soft hands to covers and calls his partner through for a quick single. Faf responds and sprints to the other end and in the meanwhile, Rayudu charges to the ball and scores a direct hit at the striker's end. Third umpire is called and the replays show that du Plessis is well short of his crease. 4/1

0.3 L Malinga to M Vijay, Length delivery on off, at 143.6 kph, Vijay pushes it softly to point. Pollard is manning that region and there is no chance of a run there. 4/0

0.2 L Malinga to du Plessis, Fuller length delivery on middle, Faf clips it off his pads and finds the gap through mid-wicket. They take three runs. 4/0

0.1 L Malinga to du Plessis, Back of a length delivery around off, du Plessis gets behind the line and defends it back to the bowler. 1/0

0.1 L Malinga to du Plessis, Wide! Poor start, a full delivery wide down the leg side. The batsman fails to get any bat behind it. 1/0

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