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Match Status- Match Ended, Venue - Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala,, Date - 17/05/2012, Toss won by - Kings XI Punjab
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Commentary (Kings XI Punjab innings)

Adam Gilchrist is named the Man of the Match. Switch over to the other tab to catch the action from Bangalore and Delhi which will get underway at 2000 IST. Join us then...

This win takes Mohali to the FIFTH position on the table, one place below Chennai but with a game in hand.

Mohali got a very solid start from the opening pair of Adam Gilchrist and Mandeep Singh. Even though the wickets fell from the other end, Gilchrist stuck at one end and ensured that he took his team through.

16.3 A Morkel to A Mahmood, FOUR! Mohali win by 6 wickets! Short in length, Mahmood just pulls it away through the gap at square leg. Very comfortable win in the end. They stay alive in this tournament. 123/4

16.2 A Morkel to A Mahmood, Good length outside off, Mahmood slashes and misses. 119/4

16.1 A Morkel to A Mahmood, Bowls it short, on off, Mahmood looks to run it down but misses. Morkel with an appeal for caught behind, not given. 119/4

Time out!

15.6 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Short delivery, Gilchrist mistimes his pull to covers. 119/4

15.5 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Mahmood, Short, pulled away for one. 119/4

15.4 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Mahmood, Full outside off, Mahmood with another swing and a miss. 118/4

15.3 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Mahmood, Looks to heave it away and misses it. 118/4

15.2 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Mahmood, FOUR! Three more required now. Short and wide outside off, Mahmood chops it over point. Third man with no chance. 118/4

Azhar Mahmood walks in.

15.1 Ben Hilfenhaus to S Chitnis, OUT! Full outside off, swinging away a bit, Chitnis looks to slash it over covers but gets a nick. MS Dhoni takes another easy take. 114/4

14.6 Yo Mahesh to A Gilchrist, SIX! Going up and all the way into the top tier! Short of a length delivery banged in by Mahesh, Gilchrist just turns and hoicks it high over fine leg. The ball travels high and long. Massive strike. 114/3

14.5 Yo Mahesh to A Gilchrist, FOUR! Right where it came from! Gilchrist is shortening the game quite quickly here. Over-pitched outside off, Gilchrist just bunts it aerially over long off. 108/3

14.4 Yo Mahesh to S Chitnis, Short of a length, outside off, Chitnis goes across and pats it in front of mid-wicket for one. 104/3

14.3 Yo Mahesh to A Gilchrist, On middle stump, flicked away to deep mid-wicket. One run. 103/3

50 for Adam Gilchrist!

14.2 Yo Mahesh to A Gilchrist, SIX! Now that's handsome! Length delivery, Gilchrist just swivels and pulls it high over square leg. 102/3

14.1 Yo Mahesh to A Gilchrist, FOUR! Easy pickings! Short and down the leg side, Gilchrist just helps it along the way down to the fine leg fence. 96/3

13.6 D Bravo to S Chitnis, FOUR! Up and over! Fuller length outside off, Chitnis gets under it and lofts it nicely over mid off. 92/3

13.5 D Bravo to S Chitnis, Darts in a bouncer this time, Chitnis ducks. 88/3

13.4 D Bravo to A Gilchrist, Short delivery, pulled away for one. 88/3

13.3 D Bravo to S Chitnis, Gets down and just pushes it through covers for one. 87/3

13.2 D Bravo to A Gilchrist, Seems to be in a hurry now, Gilly. Full outside off, Gilchrist just heaves it away over mid-wicket. One run. 86/3

13.1 D Bravo to A Gilchrist, FOUR! In the gap! Short and wide, Gilchrist just slashes it over point. No man in the deep. 85/3

Anirudha is walking off now.

12.6 Yo Mahesh to S Chitnis, Uh oh, Anirudha is down after a risky dive. Has hurt his right shoulder. Ball first. Short outside off, Chitnis taps it wide of point. Anirudha gets around and while diving, falls awkwardly on his right shoulder. He had done well to avert the boundary and it's a good gesture from the batsmen to have not gone for the extra runs. 81/3

12.5 Yo Mahesh to A Gilchrist, Gilchrist plays the pull shot. They pick up a single. 79/3

12.4 Yo Mahesh to S Chitnis, Bowls length on the pads, tucked away through mid-wicket now for a single. 78/3

12.3 Yo Mahesh to S Chitnis, Short outside off, tapped towards point, Jadeja with the dive. 77/3

12.2 Yo Mahesh to A Gilchrist, Wide and short outside off, Gilchrist punches it through covers for one. 77/3

12.1 Yo Mahesh to A Gilchrist, Back of a length delivery on off, played back to the bowler. 76/3

And here comes Yo Mahesh to bowl.

11.6 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Bowls full outside off, Gilchrist drives it down to long off to take one. 76/3

11.5 A Morkel to S Chitnis, Remains in the crease and diverts the ball down to third man for one. 75/3

11.4 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Quite short outside off, Gilchrist just plays a pull-chip over mid-wicket. One run. 74/3

11.3 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Length delivery on middle, Gilchrist pulls but the ball strikes the pads. Appeal for LBW is turned down. 73/3

11.2 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, A bit wide outside off, Gilchrist just opens up the bat face and angles it past point perfectly. Third man gets around with a dive. Two runs. 73/3

11.1 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Short of a length outside off, Gilchrist punches it to cover. 71/3

Albie Morkel to bowl now.

10.6 D Bravo to S Chitnis, Wide outside off, a short of a length delivery as well. Chitnis ducks under it. 71/3

10.5 D Bravo to S Chitnis, Bowls length outside off, Chitnis defends it. 71/3

10.4 D Bravo to A Gilchrist, Length delivery, Gilchrist plays it away through mid-wicket. One run. 71/3

10.3 D Bravo to S Chitnis, On middle and leg, tucked away for a single. 70/3

Siddharth Chitnis walks in.

10.2 D Bravo to D Hussey, OUT! Fortune strikes for Bravo once again. Here he bowls another loose delivery, ample width and kicking up, Hussey reaches out with a slash but only produces the edge. Dhoni with the simple take. Hussey was the man in-form and Chennai have a big wicket here. 69/3

10.1 D Bravo to D Hussey, FOUR! And this time, Bravo gets dispatched. Keeps it wide and short, Hussey slices it past point and the ball meets the ropes. 69/2

9.6 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, LBW SHOUT! Good one that. Short and skidding in, Gilchrist is done for pace and gets struck in front. The umpire does not consider the appeal though. 65/2

9.5 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, FOUR! That's in the gap. On middle and leg, Gilchrist goes across and sweeps it fine past fine leg, who was up in the circle. 65/2

9.4 R Ashwin to D Hussey, Short, cut away past point for one now. 61/2

9.3 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, Fires in quick, the arm ball, strikes Gilchrist's back foot and they take the leg bye. Stifled appeal for LBW. 60/2

9.2 R Ashwin to D Hussey, Floated up, Hussey looks to whack it out of the ground. The ball catches the outside part and just lands in front of deep mid-wicket for one. 59/2

9.1 R Ashwin to D Hussey, Short on middle, Hussey plays it down through square leg. Picks the gap for two. 58/2

8.6 D Bravo to D Hussey, Another wide and short delivery, Hussey reaches out and plays it through covers for one. 56/2

8.5 D Bravo to D Hussey, Length delivery, played away on the leg side. 55/2

8.4 D Bravo to D Hussey, Keeps it on length, Hussey drives it inside the line. 55/2

8.3 D Bravo to D Hussey, Another poor delivery, wide outside off, Hussey plays it aerially towards cover after a reach out. 55/2

David Hussey walks in now.

8.2 D Bravo to N Saini, OUT! Edged and taken! Success for Bravo in his first over. Wide and short outside off, not a wicket-taking delivery. Saini goes after it but nicks it and Dhoni does not make any mistake. 55/2

8.1 D Bravo to N Saini, Stump to stump, Saini defends it on the off side. 55/1

Dwayne Bravo to bowl.

7.6 R Ashwin to N Saini, Flighted delivery, Saini drives it through mid on for just one. 55/1

7.5 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, Worked away through mid-wicket for one. 54/1

7.4 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, Stays back to just defend it. 53/1

7.3 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, Short and spinning away, Gilchrist leaves it alone. 53/1

7.2 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, Gilchrist has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 53/1

7.1 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, Short delivery, cut away backward off point. Short third man dives across and keeps it just two. 53/1

Time out!

6.6 A Morkel to N Saini, Saini shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 51/1

Nitin Saini walks in.

6.5 A Morkel to M Singh, OUT! Bowled him! A length delivery this time, Singh attempts the slog across the line, misses it and the stumps are rattled. 51/1

6.4 A Morkel to M Singh, Looks to work it away but gets an inside edge. 51/0

6.3 A Morkel to M Singh, FOUR! And now and excellent presence of mind from Singh. Mandeep comes down, Morkel bowls quite short, hence the batsman makes late adjustment to just loft it off the bat face over the slip fielder. 51/0

6.2 A Morkel to M Singh, FOUR! Excellent strike. Half-volley length, Singh just lofts it very cleanly over covers on the front foot. 47/0

6.1 A Morkel to M Singh, Bowls full, Singh comes down to whack it, misses ad the ball just misses the leg stump. 43/0

5.6 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, FOUR! Just inside the ropes. Slow, loopy on off, Gilchrist sits down and just sweeps it over short fine leg. The ball lands just before the ropes. 43/0

5.5 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, Flatter delivery, Adam pushes it down to point. 39/0

5.4 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, A bit short, Gilchrist plays it away to point. 39/0

5.3 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, Gets down and pushes it to cover. 39/0

5.2 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, FOUR! Gilchrist looks in some touch. A touch short, Gilchrist turns and pulls it over the square leg area. 39/0

5.1 R Ashwin to M Singh, Fuller and driven through mid on for one. 35/0

4.6 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Plays it away to point. 34/0

4.5 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Good length delivery outside off, swinging away, Gilchrist goes very hard but the ball goes past him. 34/0

4.4 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Another short delivery, Gilchrist hooks but misses out. 34/0

4.3 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, Short outside off, Singh slashes hard and it goes over point for one. 34/0

4.2 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Short in length, guided down to third man for a single now. 33/0

4.1 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Fuller length, driven down to mid on. 32/0

3.6 R Ashwin to M Singh, Short and cut away straight to the man at square, Yo Mahesh with the dive at point. 32/0

3.5 R Ashwin to M Singh, Carrom ball, Singh gets down and blocks it. 32/0

3.4 R Ashwin to M Singh, Spinning in, Singh has a play and a miss. 32/0

3.3 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, On the pads, tucked away through mid-wicket. One more. 32/0

3.2 R Ashwin to M Singh, Fuller length, driven through mid on for one. 31/0

3.1 R Ashwin to M Singh, FOUR! Reverse sweep. Spinning on middle, Singh gets down and unveils the shot to get it over short third man. 30/0

2.6 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Fuller length outside off, Gilchrist comes forward to drive and misses out. 26/0

2.5 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Gets down and pushes it to cover. 26/0

2.4 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, FOUR! Length outside off, Gilchrist smacks it back past the bowler for a boundary. 26/0

2.3 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, Down the leg side, Singh aims to flick, misses it but the ball rolls away for a leg bye. 22/0

2.2 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, Fuller length, Singh has a play and a miss. 21/0

2.1 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, Gets forward and pushes it straight to cover. 21/0

1.6 A Morkel to M Singh, Short on the pads, Singh gets it away on the leg side for one. 21/0

1.5 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Looks to pull as the ball was short but the ball goes off the pads for a leg bye. 20/0

1.4 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Pats it down through mid off. 19/0

1.3 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, FOUR! That's his typical style! Fuller and wide outside off, Gilchrist remains in the crease and wields a furious cover drive. 19/0

1.2 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, FOUR! No telecast for this delivery. 15/0

1.1 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Two runs. No telecast for this delivery. 11/0

1.1 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Wide outside off stump, the batsman leaves it alone. Wide signalled by the umpire. 11/0

1.1 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Wide outside off stump, the batsman leaves it alone. Wide signalled by the umpire. 10/0

Albie Morkel will share the attack from the other end.

0.6 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, FOUR! Slashed away, in the air! Length outside off at 143 kph, Singh slashes hard and Jadeja at point, leaps up but the ball races past him to find the fence. 9/0

0.5 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, Stays back and defends it. 5/0

0.4 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, FOUR! That's off the edge and Mohali get their first boundary! Wide outside off, Singh just pokes timidly and the outside edge runs past second slip. 5/0

0.3 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, Another delivery which is asking the batsmen to come forward. Fuller and nipping away outside off, Singh is beaten. 1/0

0.2 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, A beautiful delivery. Lands it on off, and it swings away further. Mandeep Singh is well and truly beaten. 1/0

0.1 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Bowls on a fuller length first up with some in-swing, Gilchrist gets an inside edge through square leg for one. 1/0

Commentary (Chennai Super Kings innings)

Early in-roads from Praveen Kumar did initial damage for Chennai. Only Dwayne Bravo could stick in. The ball was swinging around earlier on and they could never recover well. Awana bowled splendidly, supported well by all the seamers. Morkel departed and hence the visitors were deprived of the big hitting in the death overs. Join us in a while for the chase.

19.6 R Harris to R Ashwin, Wide outside off, Ashwin swings and misses. The batsmen take the bye. 120/7

Ravichandran Ashwin walks in to face the last ball.

19.5 R Harris to D Bravo, OUT! Bravo will go now. Short down the leg side as Bravo was shaping up for a pull, the ball takes the outside edge. Gilchrist was going down the leg side initially, but makes last minute adjustments to take it well, as the ball goes the other way. 119/7

19.4 R Harris to A Srikkanth, Short above the stumps, Anirudha heaves it off the inside part through square leg for one. 119/6

19.3 R Harris to D Bravo, Plays it down through cover-point to rotate the strike. 118/6

19.2 R Harris to D Bravo, Fuller length in the slot, Bravo smokes it high in the air and it lands above Hussey at mid off. The fielder from the deep gathers to keep it two. 117/6

19.1 R Harris to D Bravo, Length on middle, Bravo heaves it down the ground. His partner calls him early and they take the second. 115/6

Ryan Harris to bowl the last over.

18.6 A Mahmood to D Bravo, Gets it away through mid-wicket for just one. 113/6

Anirudha Srikkanth walks in now, at number 8.

18.5 A Mahmood to A Morkel, OUT! Morkel holes out after a little flurry! Mahmood keeps it short yet again, Morkel makes room, smacks it hard over mid-wicket. Praveen Kumar takes it before the ropes. 112/6

18.4 A Mahmood to A Morkel, Quite short once again, Morkel gave some room to pull but this time misses it. 112/5

18.3 A Mahmood to A Morkel, SIX! All the way this time! Chennai need some lusty ones to post a challenging total. Full and in the slot, Morkel gets under it and whacks it over wide long on. 112/5

18.2 A Mahmood to A Morkel, FOUR! Pulled away in style! Short delivery on the body, Morkel just turns and pulls it aerially and in the gap at mid-wicket. 106/5

18.1 A Mahmood to D Bravo, Short of a length outside off, pushed in front of point off the back foot for one. Took some part of Bravo's gloves as he grimaces in pain a bit. 102/5

Azhar Mahmood back on.

17.6 P Awana to D Bravo, Pushes it in front of covers for one to end the over. End of Awana's spell. 4-0-12-2. 101/5

17.5 P Awana to D Bravo, FOUR! That's the real first loosener from Awana, coming in his last over though. Length down the pads, Bravo deflects it down to the fine leg fence. 100/5

17.4 P Awana to D Bravo, Length outside off, Bravo has a swing and a miss. 96/5

17.3 P Awana to A Morkel, Short and skidding, Morkel pulls early and the top edge just lands safely in front of point. 96/5

17.2 P Awana to D Bravo, Back of a length, tapped away through point for one. 95/5

17.1 P Awana to A Morkel, Plays it away through point. The fielder goes for a direct hit but misses the stumps not by much. 94/5

Adam Gilchrist is named the Man of the Match. Switch over to the other tab to catch the action from Bangalore and Delhi which will get underway at 2000 IST. Join us then...

This win takes Mohali to the FIFTH position on the table, one place below Chennai but with a game in hand.

Mohali got a very solid start from the opening pair of Adam Gilchrist and Mandeep Singh. Even though the wickets fell from the other end, Gilchrist stuck at one end and ensured that he took his team through.

16.3 A Morkel to A Mahmood, FOUR! Mohali win by 6 wickets! Short in length, Mahmood just pulls it away through the gap at square leg. Very comfortable win in the end. They stay alive in this tournament. 123/4

16.2 A Morkel to A Mahmood, Good length outside off, Mahmood slashes and misses. 119/4

16.1 A Morkel to A Mahmood, Bowls it short, on off, Mahmood looks to run it down but misses. Morkel with an appeal for caught behind, not given. 119/4

16.6 D Hussey to D Bravo, Phew, Gilchrist almost lost his head here. Bravo fails to work a full delivery and the ball lands in front of him. Not aware that Gilchrist is coming forward to take the ball, Bravo has a frustrating but violent swing of the bat. But fortunately, it was inches away from hitting Gilchrist's face. Both of them have a friendly conversation in the end. 93/5

16.5 D Hussey to A Morkel, Short, punched down to long on for one. 93/5

16.4 D Hussey to D Bravo, Eases it away through covers for one. 92/5

16.3 D Hussey to D Bravo, SIX! And one more, Bravo leads the charge here. Fuller one this time on middle, Bravo goes across with a flat-batted swipe to send it sailing over mid-wicket. 91/5

16.2 D Hussey to D Bravo, SIX! Boomed away! Hussey bowls a long hop at 112.2 kph, Bravo just waits on and clobbers it over long on. 85/5

16.1 D Hussey to A Morkel, Fuller length, pushed through covers for one. 79/5

Praveen Kumar to make use of the new ball. He has two slips in place.

The left hand-right hand combination of Murali Vijay and Michael Hussey are the openers out in the middle.

Chennai have changes as well. Faf du Plessis misses out, Albie Morkel comes in. Yo Mahesh replaces Shadab Jakati.

Toss - Adam Gilchrist is back into the team today. He wins the toss as well and MOHALI WILL FIELD FIRST. Mohali have three changes. Siddharth Chitnis and Ryan Harris come back into the team as well, along with the skipper. The players who miss out are Harmeet Bansal, David Miller and Shaun Marsh.

Hello all and welcome to the coverage of crunch game between Mohali and Chennai in Dharamshala. For Mohali, a loss here would see their chances being blown out of the play-offs, while for Chennai, they will have a strong case if they win. The conditions out here are quite overcast and there is a tinge of grass on the pitch. So seamers should have a good time first up.

Time out!

15.6 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Short delivery, Gilchrist mistimes his pull to covers. 119/4

15.5 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Mahmood, Short, pulled away for one. 119/4

15.4 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Mahmood, Full outside off, Mahmood with another swing and a miss. 118/4

15.3 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Mahmood, Looks to heave it away and misses it. 118/4

15.2 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Mahmood, FOUR! Three more required now. Short and wide outside off, Mahmood chops it over point. Third man with no chance. 118/4

Azhar Mahmood walks in.

15.1 Ben Hilfenhaus to S Chitnis, OUT! Full outside off, swinging away a bit, Chitnis looks to slash it over covers but gets a nick. MS Dhoni takes another easy take. 114/4

David Hussey will bowl now.

Time out!

15.6 P Awana to D Bravo, Good length delivery outside off, Bravo pokes and misses out to end the over. 78/5

15.5 P Awana to D Bravo, Stays back and defends. 78/5

Albie Morkel walks in.

15.4 P Awana to R Jadeja, OUT! Jadeja takes the walk back to the dug out. Back of a length outside off, Jadeja swipes it across the line, gets a top edge towards point and Nitin Saini takes it inside the 30-yard circle. 78/5

15.3 P Awana to D Bravo, Bravo flicks it away with a wristy shot. The batsmen have run through for a single. 78/4

15.2 P Awana to D Bravo, Bowls wide outside off, Bravo goes after it but misses out. 77/4

Parvinder Awana will look to break this partnership.

15.1 P Awana to D Bravo, Stays on the back foot and defends. 77/4

14.6 Yo Mahesh to A Gilchrist, SIX! Going up and all the way into the top tier! Short of a length delivery banged in by Mahesh, Gilchrist just turns and hoicks it high over fine leg. The ball travels high and long. Massive strike. 114/3

14.5 Yo Mahesh to A Gilchrist, FOUR! Right where it came from! Gilchrist is shortening the game quite quickly here. Over-pitched outside off, Gilchrist just bunts it aerially over long off. 108/3

14.4 Yo Mahesh to S Chitnis, Short of a length, outside off, Chitnis goes across and pats it in front of mid-wicket for one. 104/3

14.3 Yo Mahesh to A Gilchrist, On middle stump, flicked away to deep mid-wicket. One run. 103/3

50 for Adam Gilchrist!

14.2 Yo Mahesh to A Gilchrist, SIX! Now that's handsome! Length delivery, Gilchrist just swivels and pulls it high over square leg. 102/3

14.1 Yo Mahesh to A Gilchrist, FOUR! Easy pickings! Short and down the leg side, Gilchrist just helps it along the way down to the fine leg fence. 96/3

14.6 D Hussey to R Jadeja, Gets down and just blocks it to end the over. 77/4

14.5 D Hussey to D Bravo, Bravo flicks it away with a wristy shot. They pick up a single. 77/4

14.4 D Hussey to R Jadeja, Taps it down through point and takes off. The fielder fires it near the stumps. Gilchrist flicks the bails off with just one hand as Bravo was charging towards the striker's end. Third umpire is called in but Bravo is safe. 76/4

14.3 D Hussey to D Bravo, Gets down and just plays it through mid on for one. 75/4

14.2 D Hussey to D Bravo, Short in length, tapped away through point. Oh well, Saini is too lazy in picking up the ball with one hand and misses it. Awana the man with back up, slips as well and they take two. 74/4

14.1 D Hussey to R Jadeja, Full on off, Jadeja negates it through mid-wicket to rotate the strike. 72/4

13.6 D Bravo to S Chitnis, FOUR! Up and over! Fuller length outside off, Chitnis gets under it and lofts it nicely over mid off. 92/3

13.5 D Bravo to S Chitnis, Darts in a bouncer this time, Chitnis ducks. 88/3

13.4 D Bravo to A Gilchrist, Short delivery, pulled away for one. 88/3

13.3 D Bravo to S Chitnis, Gets down and just pushes it through covers for one. 87/3

13.2 D Bravo to A Gilchrist, Seems to be in a hurry now, Gilly. Full outside off, Gilchrist just heaves it away over mid-wicket. One run. 86/3

13.1 D Bravo to A Gilchrist, FOUR! In the gap! Short and wide, Gilchrist just slashes it over point. No man in the deep. 85/3

13.6 P Chawla to R Jadeja, Full on middle, tucked away through mid-wicket. One more to end the over. 71/4

13.5 P Chawla to D Bravo, Glides it down to short third man to pick up one. 70/4

13.4 P Chawla to D Bravo, A bit short, outside off, straightens and Bravo slashes and misses. 69/4

13.3 P Chawla to D Bravo, Bravo has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 69/4

13.2 P Chawla to D Bravo, FOUR! Long hop once again, Bravo goes back and crashes it through covers. 10 runs off 2 balls. 69/4

13.1 P Chawla to D Bravo, SIX! Chawla comes, bowls short, the batsman was just waiting for a freebie. Bravo gets one and just thumps it over mid-wicket. 65/4

Anirudha is walking off now.

12.6 Yo Mahesh to S Chitnis, Uh oh, Anirudha is down after a risky dive. Has hurt his right shoulder. Ball first. Short outside off, Chitnis taps it wide of point. Anirudha gets around and while diving, falls awkwardly on his right shoulder. He had done well to avert the boundary and it's a good gesture from the batsmen to have not gone for the extra runs. 81/3

12.5 Yo Mahesh to A Gilchrist, Gilchrist plays the pull shot. They pick up a single. 79/3

12.4 Yo Mahesh to S Chitnis, Bowls length on the pads, tucked away through mid-wicket now for a single. 78/3

12.3 Yo Mahesh to S Chitnis, Short outside off, tapped towards point, Jadeja with the dive. 77/3

12.2 Yo Mahesh to A Gilchrist, Wide and short outside off, Gilchrist punches it through covers for one. 77/3

12.1 Yo Mahesh to A Gilchrist, Back of a length delivery on off, played back to the bowler. 76/3

Piyush Chawla to bowl.

12.6 D Hussey to D Bravo, Plays it away through mid-wicket to pick a single to end the over. 59/4

12.5 D Hussey to R Jadeja, On middle, tucked away through the leg side for one. 58/4

12.4 D Hussey to R Jadeja, Bowls it quite wide outside off, Jadeja leaves it alone. Four dot balls. 57/4

12.3 D Hussey to R Jadeja, Short and spinning away a bit, Jadeja is beaten by the hint of spin. 57/4

12.2 D Hussey to R Jadeja, On middle, tucked towards mid-wicket. 57/4

12.1 D Hussey to R Jadeja, Fires it on the leg stump, Jadeja gets rapped on the pads. Sliding down though. 57/4

And here comes Yo Mahesh to bowl.

11.6 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Bowls full outside off, Gilchrist drives it down to long off to take one. 76/3

11.5 A Morkel to S Chitnis, Remains in the crease and diverts the ball down to third man for one. 75/3

11.4 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Quite short outside off, Gilchrist just plays a pull-chip over mid-wicket. One run. 74/3

11.3 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Length delivery on middle, Gilchrist pulls but the ball strikes the pads. Appeal for LBW is turned down. 73/3

11.2 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, A bit wide outside off, Gilchrist just opens up the bat face and angles it past point perfectly. Third man gets around with a dive. Two runs. 73/3

11.1 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Short of a length outside off, Gilchrist punches it to cover. 71/3

David Hussey to bowl now.

11.6 R Harris to D Bravo, Length down the leg side, 138.1 kph, flicked away to deep square leg. Two to end the over. 57/4

11.5 R Harris to D Bravo, Bravo shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 55/4

11.4 R Harris to R Jadeja, Back of a length, Jadeja taps it in front of covers and takes one. 55/4

11.3 R Harris to R Jadeja, Short in length, outside off, Jadeja allows it through. 54/4

11.2 R Harris to R Jadeja, FOUR! Square of the wicket this time! A fractionally short delivery outside off at 137.9 kph, Jadeja camps back and slices it well past point. 54/4

11.1 R Harris to R Jadeja, FOUR! Nice shot from Jadeja! Harris over-pitches, on off, Jadeja strides down and just times his drive sweetly through mid off. 50/4

Albie Morkel to bowl now.

10.6 D Bravo to S Chitnis, Wide outside off, a short of a length delivery as well. Chitnis ducks under it. 71/3

10.5 D Bravo to S Chitnis, Bowls length outside off, Chitnis defends it. 71/3

10.4 D Bravo to A Gilchrist, Length delivery, Gilchrist plays it away through mid-wicket. One run. 71/3

10.3 D Bravo to S Chitnis, On middle and leg, tucked away for a single. 70/3

Siddharth Chitnis walks in.

10.2 D Bravo to D Hussey, OUT! Fortune strikes for Bravo once again. Here he bowls another loose delivery, ample width and kicking up, Hussey reaches out with a slash but only produces the edge. Dhoni with the simple take. Hussey was the man in-form and Chennai have a big wicket here. 69/3

10.1 D Bravo to D Hussey, FOUR! And this time, Bravo gets dispatched. Keeps it wide and short, Hussey slices it past point and the ball meets the ropes. 69/2

Ryan Harris to bowl now.

10.6 P Awana to D Bravo, Back of a length, tapped down back to the bowler. 46/4

10.5 P Awana to D Bravo, Pulls his length back a touch outside off, punched away to cover. 46/4

10.4 P Awana to D Bravo, Short of a length, Bravo gets behind the line and taps it down. 46/4

10.3 P Awana to D Bravo, Once again Awana bowls on the corridor, Bravo is stuck in the crease and gets beaten. 46/4

Ravindra Jadeja walks in.

10.2 P Awana to MS Dhoni, OUT! Dhoni's miseries finally end now. Has not look even a touch settled in this innings. Length delivery at 136.7 kph, Dhoni takes the charge out of the crease to swing it through mid-wicket. The ball flies off the top edge and Nitin Saini is the man with the catch at third man. 46/4

10.1 P Awana to D Bravo, Back of a length outside off, Bravo goes on the back foot and just punches it past extra covers for one. 46/3

9.6 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, LBW SHOUT! Good one that. Short and skidding in, Gilchrist is done for pace and gets struck in front. The umpire does not consider the appeal though. 65/2

9.5 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, FOUR! That's in the gap. On middle and leg, Gilchrist goes across and sweeps it fine past fine leg, who was up in the circle. 65/2

9.4 R Ashwin to D Hussey, Short, cut away past point for one now. 61/2

9.3 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, Fires in quick, the arm ball, strikes Gilchrist's back foot and they take the leg bye. Stifled appeal for LBW. 60/2

9.2 R Ashwin to D Hussey, Floated up, Hussey looks to whack it out of the ground. The ball catches the outside part and just lands in front of deep mid-wicket for one. 59/2

9.1 R Ashwin to D Hussey, Short on middle, Hussey plays it down through square leg. Picks the gap for two. 58/2

9.6 A Mahmood to MS Dhoni, Width offered, but Dhoni misses out with a hard slash. 45/3

9.5 A Mahmood to D Bravo, Middle and leg line, tucked away through fine leg for one. 45/3

9.4 A Mahmood to D Bravo, Bouncer! Aimed on the body, Bravo ducked under just in time. Four dot balls now. 44/3

9.3 A Mahmood to D Bravo, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 44/3

9.2 A Mahmood to D Bravo, Length delivery, Bravo leaves it alone. 44/3

9.1 A Mahmood to D Bravo, Stays on the back foot and defends. 44/3

8.6 D Bravo to D Hussey, Another wide and short delivery, Hussey reaches out and plays it through covers for one. 56/2

8.5 D Bravo to D Hussey, Length delivery, played away on the leg side. 55/2

8.4 D Bravo to D Hussey, Keeps it on length, Hussey drives it inside the line. 55/2

8.3 D Bravo to D Hussey, Another poor delivery, wide outside off, Hussey plays it aerially towards cover after a reach out. 55/2

David Hussey walks in now.

8.2 D Bravo to N Saini, OUT! Edged and taken! Success for Bravo in his first over. Wide and short outside off, not a wicket-taking delivery. Saini goes after it but nicks it and Dhoni does not make any mistake. 55/2

8.1 D Bravo to N Saini, Stump to stump, Saini defends it on the off side. 55/1

Time out!

8.6 P Awana to MS Dhoni, Dhoni shoulders arms to let that one through. 44/3

8.5 P Awana to MS Dhoni, Once again on the good length area, Dhoni has a tough time again, in trying to figure the movement of the pitch and gets beaten. 44/3

8.4 P Awana to MS Dhoni, On a good length patch outside off, Dhoni chooses to leave it alone. 44/3

8.3 P Awana to D Bravo, Short of a length delivery, Bravo looks to whack it, gets an outside edge to third man for one. 44/3

8.2 P Awana to MS Dhoni, Fuller length, Dhoni charges down to drive but the ball takes the inside edge onto the pads and runs to cover. They take one. 43/3

8.1 P Awana to MS Dhoni, Length on off, Dhoni plays it down towards cover. 42/3

Dwayne Bravo to bowl.

7.6 R Ashwin to N Saini, Flighted delivery, Saini drives it through mid on for just one. 55/1

7.5 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, Worked away through mid-wicket for one. 54/1

7.4 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, Stays back to just defend it. 53/1

7.3 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, Short and spinning away, Gilchrist leaves it alone. 53/1

7.2 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, Gilchrist has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 53/1

7.1 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, Short delivery, cut away backward off point. Short third man dives across and keeps it just two. 53/1

Parvinder Awana into the attack now.

7.6 A Mahmood to D Bravo, On a good length outside off, Bravo sets down to drive but misses it. 14 off the over but success for Mahmood in the end with Raina's scalp. 42/3

7.5 A Mahmood to D Bravo, Stays back to defend this time. 42/3

Dwayne Bravo walks in now.

7.4 A Mahmood to S Raina, OUT! Raina is the man to go and Chennai in a bit of bother. Very wide outside off, Raina is tempted to go after it, but the ball just takes the outside edge and Gilchrist takes his third catch. 42/3

7.3 A Mahmood to S Raina, Wide outside off, Raina pulls but the ball runs down through fine leg for a couple. 42/2

7.2 A Mahmood to S Raina, SIX! And one more, this time off the top edge! Short delivery, Raina mistimes his pull as the ball flies skywards off the outside edge. Lands full on the ropes at fine leg. Third umpire was called to confirm that. 40/2

7.1 A Mahmood to S Raina, SIX! First of the innings, from the south-paw, Suresh Raina. Fuller length outside off, 124 kph, Raina lofts it over long off to send the ball sailing comfortably over the stands. 34/2

Time out!

6.6 A Morkel to N Saini, Saini shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 51/1

Nitin Saini walks in.

6.5 A Morkel to M Singh, OUT! Bowled him! A length delivery this time, Singh attempts the slog across the line, misses it and the stumps are rattled. 51/1

6.4 A Morkel to M Singh, Looks to work it away but gets an inside edge. 51/0

6.3 A Morkel to M Singh, FOUR! And now and excellent presence of mind from Singh. Mandeep comes down, Morkel bowls quite short, hence the batsman makes late adjustment to just loft it off the bat face over the slip fielder. 51/0

6.2 A Morkel to M Singh, FOUR! Excellent strike. Half-volley length, Singh just lofts it very cleanly over covers on the front foot. 47/0

6.1 A Morkel to M Singh, Bowls full, Singh comes down to whack it, misses ad the ball just misses the leg stump. 43/0

6.6 P Kumar to S Raina, Looks to flick it away but gets hit on the pads. The ball runs down towards the leg side and the batsmen take the leg bye. 28/2

6.5 P Kumar to MS Dhoni, Bowls on middle and leg, tucked away through square leg for one. 27/2

6.4 P Kumar to MS Dhoni, Dhoni shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 26/2

6.3 P Kumar to MS Dhoni, Once again gets down but plays it defensively on the off side. 26/2

6.2 P Kumar to MS Dhoni, Dhoni has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 26/2

6.1 P Kumar to S Raina, DROPPED! And once more, Chawla drops it. No count of how many catches he has dropped, but it's been more than a couple of times. A gentle length delivery, outside off, Raina punches it off the back foot but the ball flies off the outside edge. Goes on a shoulder height to Chawla but the ball bursts through his hands. They take one. 26/2

5.6 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, FOUR! Just inside the ropes. Slow, loopy on off, Gilchrist sits down and just sweeps it over short fine leg. The ball lands just before the ropes. 43/0

5.5 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, Flatter delivery, Adam pushes it down to point. 39/0

5.4 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, A bit short, Gilchrist plays it away to point. 39/0

5.3 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, Gets down and pushes it to cover. 39/0

5.2 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, FOUR! Gilchrist looks in some touch. A touch short, Gilchrist turns and pulls it over the square leg area. 39/0

5.1 R Ashwin to M Singh, Fuller and driven through mid on for one. 35/0

5.6 A Mahmood to MS Dhoni, And Dhoni allows another length delivery outside off to pass through. Tight over from Mahmood. Just one run. 25/2

5.5 A Mahmood to MS Dhoni, Another back of a length delivery, this time swings away and bounces as well. Dhoni is beaten by both, being stuck on the crease. 25/2

5.4 A Mahmood to S Raina, Short of a length outside off, Raina squirts it down to third man off an outside edge. One more. 25/2

5.3 A Mahmood to S Raina, Good length delivery, punched down to mid off. 24/2

5.2 A Mahmood to S Raina, Just on a good length once again, Raina on his front foot, misses it. 24/2

5.1 A Mahmood to S Raina, Back of a length, Raina punches it straight to cover-point. 24/2

4.6 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Plays it away to point. 34/0

4.5 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Good length delivery outside off, swinging away, Gilchrist goes very hard but the ball goes past him. 34/0

4.4 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Another short delivery, Gilchrist hooks but misses out. 34/0

4.3 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, Short outside off, Singh slashes hard and it goes over point for one. 34/0

4.2 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Short in length, guided down to third man for a single now. 33/0

4.1 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Fuller length, driven down to mid on. 32/0

Azhar Mahmood is the first change.

4.6 P Kumar to MS Dhoni, Length delivery, pushed to point. 24/2

4.5 P Kumar to MS Dhoni, FOUR! Well, Dhoni has something else on his mind it seems. Once more takes a couple of steps down to hoick it on the leg side, but the ball flies off the edge and over the slips for a boundary. 24/2

4.4 P Kumar to MS Dhoni, Short of a length, Dhoni comes down the track on his first delivery but the ball goes past his blade. 20/2

Well, the skipper MS Dhoni promotes himself to number 4.

4.3 P Kumar to M Hussey, OUT! Kumar takes one more! Both the openers are back in the hut. Another probing delivery outside off, Hussey just pushes at it off his front foot, is beaten by the swing and the ball goes off the outside edge. Gilchrist with an easy take. 20/2

4.2 P Kumar to S Raina, Down the leg side, on a good length, flicked away to deep square leg. One more. 20/1

4.1 P Kumar to M Hussey, Length delivery angling outside off, Hussey gets an outside edge to run down to third man for one. 19/1

3.6 R Ashwin to M Singh, Short and cut away straight to the man at square, Yo Mahesh with the dive at point. 32/0

3.5 R Ashwin to M Singh, Carrom ball, Singh gets down and blocks it. 32/0

3.4 R Ashwin to M Singh, Spinning in, Singh has a play and a miss. 32/0

3.3 R Ashwin to A Gilchrist, On the pads, tucked away through mid-wicket. One more. 32/0

3.2 R Ashwin to M Singh, Fuller length, driven through mid on for one. 31/0

3.1 R Ashwin to M Singh, FOUR! Reverse sweep. Spinning on middle, Singh gets down and unveils the shot to get it over short third man. 30/0

3.6 R Harris to S Raina, Length outside off, Raina punches it straight down to mid on to end the over. 18/1

3.5 R Harris to S Raina, Raina lets the ball go outside his off stump. 18/1

3.4 R Harris to M Hussey, Length on the pads, tucked down through square leg for just one. 18/1

3.3 R Harris to M Hussey, Another good length delivery, this time keeps low and Hussey is beaten once again. 17/1

3.2 R Harris to M Hussey, Bowls on length outside off, Hussey is beaten with a poke inside the line. 17/1

3.1 R Harris to M Hussey, Fullish outside off, Hussey drives sweetly but straight to covers. 17/1

2.6 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Fuller length outside off, Gilchrist comes forward to drive and misses out. 26/0

2.5 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Gets down and pushes it to cover. 26/0

2.4 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, FOUR! Length outside off, Gilchrist smacks it back past the bowler for a boundary. 26/0

2.3 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, Down the leg side, Singh aims to flick, misses it but the ball rolls away for a leg bye. 22/0

2.2 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, Fuller length, Singh has a play and a miss. 21/0

2.1 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, Gets forward and pushes it straight to cover. 21/0

Suresh Raina walks in. Chennai are 17/1.

2.6 P Kumar to M Vijay, OUT! Kumar with the breakthrough! Bowls a fullish length at 130.5 kph, just outside off. Vijay swings across the line, trying to break the shackles but the ball tickles off the outside edge. Easy one for Gilchrist. 17/1

2.5 P Kumar to M Hussey, Good length on the pads, with a bit of inward swing, Hussey tucks it down to fine leg for just one. 17/0

2.4 P Kumar to M Vijay, Bowls on middle and leg, tucked away through the leg side for one. 16/0

2.3 P Kumar to M Vijay, Stays on the back foot and defends. 15/0

2.2 P Kumar to M Vijay, FOUR! Now that is a fine shot. A bit full outside off, Vijay gets down and just plays an elegant cover drive. 15/0

2.1 P Kumar to M Vijay, On length, full wide and nipping off the pitch, Vijay slashes hard but the ball swings away further. 11/0

1.6 A Morkel to M Singh, Short on the pads, Singh gets it away on the leg side for one. 21/0

1.5 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Looks to pull as the ball was short but the ball goes off the pads for a leg bye. 20/0

1.4 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Pats it down through mid off. 19/0

1.3 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, FOUR! That's his typical style! Fuller and wide outside off, Gilchrist remains in the crease and wields a furious cover drive. 19/0

1.2 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, FOUR! No telecast for this delivery. 15/0

1.1 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Two runs. No telecast for this delivery. 11/0

1.1 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Wide outside off stump, the batsman leaves it alone. Wide signalled by the umpire. 11/0

1.1 A Morkel to A Gilchrist, Wide outside off stump, the batsman leaves it alone. Wide signalled by the umpire. 10/0

1.6 R Harris to M Hussey, Once again allows a length delivery to pass through. 11/0

1.6 R Harris to M Hussey, WIDE! Goes quite wide outside off, swings away further but well inside the wide guide line. Surprisingly, the umpire stretches his arms. 11/0

1.5 R Harris to M Vijay, Length on the pads, tucked down to fine leg for one. 10/0

1.4 R Harris to M Vijay, A back of a length delivery this time, shoots up as well, Vijay is beaten by the bounce and the ball whizzes past his blade. 9/0

1.3 R Harris to M Vijay, Good length, angling outside off, Vijay allows it through. 9/0

1.2 R Harris to M Hussey, Good length delivery, nips back in this time, Hussey gets hit on the pads and the ball remains near the crease, they take a leg bye as Harris misses his attempted football kick to disturb the stumps at the striker's end. 9/0

1.1 R Harris to M Hussey, FOUR! And Hussey is off as well! His typical way of working out the runs. Full outside off, Hussey just leans into his walking cover drive. Doesn't time it well but the outfield is quick enough. 8/0

Albie Morkel will share the attack from the other end.

0.6 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, FOUR! Slashed away, in the air! Length outside off at 143 kph, Singh slashes hard and Jadeja at point, leaps up but the ball races past him to find the fence. 9/0

0.5 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, Stays back and defends it. 5/0

0.4 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, FOUR! That's off the edge and Mohali get their first boundary! Wide outside off, Singh just pokes timidly and the outside edge runs past second slip. 5/0

0.3 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, Another delivery which is asking the batsmen to come forward. Fuller and nipping away outside off, Singh is beaten. 1/0

0.2 Ben Hilfenhaus to M Singh, A beautiful delivery. Lands it on off, and it swings away further. Mandeep Singh is well and truly beaten. 1/0

0.1 Ben Hilfenhaus to A Gilchrist, Bowls on a fuller length first up with some in-swing, Gilchrist gets an inside edge through square leg for one. 1/0

Ryan Harris to bowl from the other end.

0.6 P Kumar to M Vijay, Pulls his length back a touch, Vijay allows it through to the keeper this time to end the over. 4/0

0.5 P Kumar to M Vijay, Bowls a similar probling line, swinging outside off, Vijay plays it down towards cover. 4/0

0.4 P Kumar to M Vijay, Remains on a length area, outside off, Vijay leaves it alone. 4/0

0.3 P Kumar to M Vijay, FOUR! Misfield gives Vijay his first runs. Width offered outside off, Vijay slashes it wide of point. Awana from the deep got around but the ball went through his legs. 4/0

0.2 P Kumar to M Vijay, Good length delivery, shaping away this time, Vijay plays it off the outside part towards point. 0/0

0.1 P Kumar to M Vijay, Kumar starts off on a length delivery, cutting in outside off, Vijay defends watchfully. 0/0

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