Nagpur: An unbeaten 55 from Suman and a 22 ball 27 from Symonds helps Deccan to thrash Chennai by six wickets in the 42nd match of IPL 3rd edition here on Saturday in Nagpur.
Earlier Super Kings were restricted to 138 for eight in 20 overs by defending champions Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League. Harris claimed the crucial three wickets(3/18) in the middle of the overs.
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In-reply Deccan Chargers chased a modest target of 139 with five balls to spare as the partnership proved again from Suman and Symonds. Suman stroked an unbeaten 77 in Deccan's win over Bangalore with Symonds who smashed 53
After opting to bat first in the match, Chennai were off to a flyer with opener Matthew Hayden and M. Vijay putting on 41 runs in little over four overs. Chennai batsmen struggled to get to grips with the conditions in the middle. Suresh Raina is the only contributor who scored 52 from 42 balls in the middle overs
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Deccan are now in contention for a place in the semi-finals with 10 points from 11 matches the same as Chennai.
RJ Harris was adjudged as Man of the Match for his excellent spell
Chennai Super Kings: 138 for 8 in 20 overs (Suresh Raina 52; Ryan Harris 3/18).
Deccan Chargers: 139 for 4 in 19.1 overs (T Suman 55; R Ashwin 2/13