IPL 5: Game 24: Chennai Vs Pune Highlights

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Published: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 22:39 [IST]
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IPL 5: Game 24: CSK Vs PW Highlights

Chennai, Apr 19: Faf du Plessis and S Badrinath scored half centuries to set up Chennai Super Kings' 13-run victory over Pune Warriors in Game 24 of IPL 5 here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Thursday night.

[Scorecard: Chennai Super Kings Vs Pune Warriors]

Here are the highlights of this match.

# Chennai won by 13 runs, restricting Pune to 151/7 in 20 overs. Chennai had scored 164/5 in 20 overs

# Nuwan Kulasekara was the Man-of-the-match for his two-wicket haul in two overs for just 10 runs

# Pune's four batsmen were dismissed in their twenties

# Captain Sourav Ganguly, Steve Smith, Marlon Samuels and Angelo Mathews were all out in their 20s

# Mathews was the top scorer for Pune with 27

# Pune managed only two sixes

# Pune Warriors captain Sourav Ganguly won the toss and sent Chennai Super Kings to bat

# Chennai made 164/5 in 20 overs

# Chennai had their best opening start of the season

# Chennai opened with Faf du Plessis and S Badrinath, who replaced the out of form Murali Vijay

# Du Plessis and Badrinath put on 116 runs for the first wicket in 15.3 overs

# Du Plessis and Badrinath both scored half centuries

# Both openers faced 48 balls each. Du Plessis made 58 while Badrinath had 57

# Du Plessis now has 229 runs in 6 matches. He is second in the highest run-getters so far in IPL 5. Rajasthan Royals" opener Ajinkya Rahane is the leader with 304

# Chennai had five sixes in their innings

# Chennai scored 18 off the final over. This was the best over of the innings

# MS Dhoni"s six travelled 104 metres and the ball went out of the stadium. This hit came in the last over of the Chennai innings, bowled by Marlon Samuels

# Chennai scored 37 in last 3 overs


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