IPL 5: Game 56: Rajasthan Vs Chennai Highlights

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Published: Friday, May 11, 2012, 0:53 [IST]
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IPL 5: Game 56: RR Vs CSK Highlights

Jaipur, May 11: It was a low-scoring game at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Thursday night. Chennai Super Kings, thanks to Albie Morkel and Srikkanth Anirudha"s cameos, won by four wickets against Rajasthan Royals.

[Scorecard: RR Vs CSK]

Here are the highlights of this game.

# Ben Hilfenhaus was the Man-of-the-match for his excellent bowling performance of 2/8 in four overs

# Chennai reached the target of 127 in 18.1 overs with the loss of six wickets

# Morkel and Anirudha remained unbeaten on 18 each off 6 balls

# Morkel-Anirudha"s unbroken seventh-wicket partnership yielded 43 runs in just 1.5 overs

# Chennai needed 50 runs off last 30 balls

# That came down to 30 off 3 overs and later 12 off 12 balls

# Siddarth Trivedi became the most capped Rajasthan player, playing his 56th IPL game

# Trivedi took his 50th wicket in IPL, dismissing Dwayne Bravo. He is the second Rajasthan bowler after Shane Warne (57) to reach this feat

# Trivedi bowled a fine spell to finish with 2/18 in four overs

# Murali Vijay was dismissed for a duck in the first over by Shane Watson. This was his second score of nought in IPL 5. He has 86 from eight innings with a highest of 41

# MS Dhoni won the toss and elected to field first

# Rain halted play after just one ball. And again after 2.1 overs. The third interruption was after 8.5 overs

# 55 minutes of play was lost after the first interruption while the second time about seven-minute delay. However no overs were lost

# Hilfenhaus bowled a wicket maiden over. It was the second over of the match and he dismissed Rahul Dravid

# Hilfenhaus was excellent in his first spell where he completed all four overs unchanged. He had figures of 4-1-8-2

# It was a great comeback by Hilfenhaus, who was hit for 14 in the final three balls of the match by Mumbai Indians all-rounder Dwayne Smith to win the game

# S Badrinath missed his first game in five years of IPL. He had played 74 matches in a row for Chennai. However, could not make it for today"s playing XI as he was ill

# Suresh Raina is the only player now to have played in all Chennai matches. He played his 75th today

# Faf du Plessis also was not well and missed the game. Srikkanth Anirudha and Michael Hussey came in for Chennai

# Rajasthan brought back Brad Hodge in place of Owais Shah

# Rajasthan registered their lowest first six overs score of 28/2

# Rajasthan became the first team in IPL 5 to score 200 boundaries

# Rajasthan also slumped to their lowest total this season, 126/6 in 20 overs

# Brad Hodge topscored for the home team with 33 off 28 balls


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