Mumbai: A brilliant bowling display from Bollinger helps Chennai Super Kings to thrash Deccan Chargers by 38 runs in the second semi final of IPL 3rd edition here on Thursday in Mumbai.
Defending a modest to total of 142, Deccan Chargers were bowled out for 104 which leaves Chennai Super Kings to set a final date with Mumbai Indians.
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Earlier, a brilliant bowling from Deccan Chargers helps to restrict Chennai Super Kings for a modest total of 142 for the loss of seven wickets.
Badrinath (37 from 41 balls) and MS Dhoni (30 from 32 balls) are the only contributors in Chennai Innings. But A Srikkanth sizzles with 15 ball 24 at the end of Chennai Innings.
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In-reply Deccan Chargers were bowled out for 102 in the 20th Over with 4 balls to spare. Andrew Symonds (22 from 23 balls) the only contributor in Deccan's Innings.
Bollinger was adjudged as Man of the Match for his brilliant figures of 4/13.
And finally the teams were out for finals as Mumbai Indians to take on Chennai Super Kings on April 25, Sunday.
Meanwhile the losers of both semi finals, Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on Deccan Chargers for the third play-off on April 24, Saturday.