Chennai, May 4: Bottom placed Deccan Chargers were comprehensively beaten by reigning champions Chennai Super Kings by 10 runs in their IPL 5 clash at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
Highlights of Chennai Super Kings vs Deccan Chargers:
# Chennai climbed to fourth spot with 11 points while Deccan still sit at the bottom with five points.
# Chennai ended their losing streak at home after comfortably beating Deccan Chargers by 10 runs.
# Cameron White top-scored for Deccan with a 53-ball 77 including nine boundaries and two sixes.
# Cameron White and Shikhar Dhawan added a 68-run stand for the first wicket while Daniel Christian and White also added a half-century partnership for the fourth wicket.
# Deccan Chargers scored 50 runs in 6.3 overs (39 balls)
# Deccan Chargers scored 100 runs in 14.3 overs (87 balls)
# Suresh Raina was adjudged man of the match for his overall performance of 24-ball 32 knock and a crucial wicket conceding five runs in an over.
# Chennai skipper MS Dhoni scored a steady 28-ball 34 runs with just two boundaries.
# Faf du Plessis top-scored for Chennai with a 35-ball 42 including two fours and six.
# Faf du Plessis and Suresh Raina added 64 runs for the second wicket.
# Chennai Super Kings scored 50 runs in 5.2 overs.
# Chennai Super Kings scored 100 runs in 11.5 overs (71 balls),
# The Super Kings play their third consecutive home game losing two in a row.
# Only nine fours and four sixes were hit in Chennai innings.
# Amit Mishra, Ashish Reddy, and Jhunjhunwala picked one wicket each, while Veer Pratap Singh claimed two wickets for 35 runs in four overs.
# CSK pacers Ben Hilfenhaus and Albie Morkel claimed one wicket apiece.