New Delhi, Apr 18: Same story unfold for Delhi Daredevils at Feroz Shah Kotla on Thursday night as they slumped to sixth consecutive defeat in IPL 2013. The latest 86-run drubbing was handed by two-time champions Chennai Super Kings.
Faced with a target of 170, DD were put in early strife by paceman Mohit Sharma (3/10). With their main three batsmen David Warner, Mahela Jayawardene and Virender Sehwag gone cheaply, it was always tough coming back. Finally, they were bowled out for a dismal 83 in 17.3 overs.
Here are the highlights of the match.
# DD have now lost six games in a rows in IPL 2013. Overall 8 consecutive losses for DD including 2 in IPL 5
# CSK registered their third win in 5 games
# Today's triumph was CSK's 50th in IPL, a record
# DD were rocked early by Mohit Sharma as he took three wickets and the home team was reeling at 30/4 in 5.1 overs. They were bowled out for 83
# David Warner was out for just 1. This was 10th straight loss for Warner in India as he was part of 0-4 Test series whitewash of Australia against India before IPL.
This is what Warner tweeted before the game and now make it 0-6 for him with DD
It's fair to say, I have not had much luck in india. 4-0 loss to india now 0-5 for Delhi. Surely today is the day too break the drought.— David Warner (@davidwarner31) April 18, 2013
# After 10 overs, DD were 58/4
# Kedar Jadhav scored DD's highest - 31 off 28 balls
# Mohit Sharma took 3/10 in three overs with 11 dot balls. This was Mohit's best bowling figures in IPL
# All CSK bowlers had success. R Aswhin took two wickets while Chris Morris, Albie Morkel, Ravindra Jadeja and Dwayne Bravo had one scalp each
# Mohit dismissed Warner, Virender Sehwag and Manpreet Juneja
# Michael Hussey was the topscorer for CSK with 65 not out off 50 balls
# Hussey hit 6 fours and 2 sixes
# CSK captain MS Dhoni scored 44 off 23 balls with 5 fours and 1 six
# Suresh Raina played his 100th match for CSK today. He made 30
# CSK hit 19 fours and 3 sixes
# In the first 6 overs of powerplay, CSK were 39/1
# CSK's 50 came in 43 balls, 100 in 83 and 150 in 108
# CSK scored 109 in final 10 overs. At the halfway mark they were 60/1. In final 5 overs they hit 53
# For DD Morne Morkel, Umesh Yadav and Irfan Pathan took 1 wicket each
# CSK's Dirk Nannes did not play today as he was injured and in his place Hussey returned
# Another change for CSK was Mohit coming in for Anirudha Srikkanth, who was out for a duck in the previous game
# DD too made two changes, bringing in Ajit Agarkar and Jeevan Mendis for Ashish Nehra and Ben Rohrer