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IPL 5: Game 63: Kolkata Vs Chennai Highlights

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Published: Monday, May 14, 2012, 23:53 [IST]
 
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IPL 5: Game 63: KKR Vs CSK Highlights

Kolkata, May 14: IPL 5 continues to produce thrillers. Yet again, a last-ball finish. This time Dwayne Bravo hit a six off the final ball of the match to seal Chennai Super Kings" five-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders in Game 63 at the Eden Gardens.

[Scorecard: KKR Vs CSK]

Here are the highlights of this match.

# Dwayne Bravo smashed six off the last ball bowled by Rajat Bhatia for a victory

# This was the 10th last-ball finish in IPL 5. Seven teams batting have won while the other three went in favour of the side batting first

# Chennai needed 9 runs off the final 6 balls bowled medium pace bowler Bhatia

# Chennai required 5 off the final ball. A low full toss from Bhatia was launched by Bravo into the long-on stands

# Chennai chased 159 with the loss of five wickets

# Chennai have kept their play-offs alive with one more game left to play in the league

# Chennai are currently in the fourth position with 17 points (15 games)

# Kolkata are third with 17 points from 14 matches with a better net run rate than Dhoni and his boys

# Michael Hussey was the top scorer for Chennai with 56 runs

# Hussey was Man-of-the-match

# It was a fine start by Chennai openers, Hussey and Murali Vijay. They put on 97 runs in 10.2 overs

# Chennai lost their way after their openers departed

# Chennai captain MS Dhoni kept the chase on with some big hits. He made 28 off 21 and was dismissed on the second ball of the final over

# Kolkata posted 158/6 in 20 overs

# Kolkata captain Gautam Gambhir topscored for the hosts with 62

# Openers Gambhir and Brendon McCullum put on 99 runs in 11.3 overs

# Left-arm spinner Shadab Jakati was the most economical bowler for Chennai with figures of 2/26 in four overs

# Kolkata scored 7 sixes and 13 fours

# Chennai too matched their opponents in sixes and fours. They too hit same number of boundaries and sixes

ThatsCricket

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