IPL 2013 Match 42 Highlights: PW Vs CSK

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Updated: Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 12:57 [IST]
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Pune, Apr 30: Suresh Raina's unbeaten half century, a blazing 16-ball 45 not out from captain MS Dhoni and Mohit Sharma's 3 wickets powered Chennai Super Kings to a 37-run victory over Pune Warriors in IPL 2013 here on Tuesday night.

Scorecard; Over-by-over runs

After a sluggish start, CSK were catapulted past the 150-run mark thanks to a hurricane knock from Dhoni. CSK posted 164/3 in 20 overs. Dhoni smashed 4 fours and 3 sixes. Raina made a 50-ball 63 not out with 5 fours and 1 six. In reply, Pune collapsed very early and went down by 37 runs ending with 127/9 in 20 overs.

IPL 2013 Match 42 Highlights: PW Vs CSK

Here are the highlights

# CSK remained on top of the table and Pune remained at the bottom

# This was CSK's 8th win in 10 games while Pune slumped to 8th loss in 10 matches

# CSK's right-arm paceman Mohit Sharma took two wickets in two balls in the 3rd over of the Pune innings. Aaron Finch and T Suman were his victims on the fifth and sixth balls. Yuvraj Singh, facing the hat-trick ball in the next over, hit it for a boundary

# Suman, batting at 3, was out for a golden duck

# Mohit was excellent and ended his spell of 4 overs with 3/21

# Pune were reeling at 54/5 in 7.3 overs and by 9.1 overs they had headed towards defeat at 61/6

# After 4 overs, Pune were 46/4

# Pune hit 9 fours and 4 sixes

# Suresh Raina struck his 16th half century in IPL

# Raina became the first batsman in IPL history to score over 2,500 runs. He was playing his 91st game today

# Raina was 63 not out off 50 balls with 5 fours and 1 six

# MS Dhoni blasted 45 not out off 16 balls with 4 fours and 3 sixes

# Dhoni's strike rate with the bat was 281.25

# CSK hit 13 fours and 5 sixes

# Michael Hussey had a rare failure, dismissed for 5 by Kane Richardson

# Richardson's wicket of Hussey was the 500th dismissal in IPL 2013

# Raina-Dhoni's unfinished partnership of 61 for the 4th wicket came in just 4.3 overs

# After 6 overs, CSK were 29/2 but accelerated later

# At the end of 10 overs, CSK were 55/2

# In the final 5 overs, CSK plundered 62 runs

# Raina's 50 came in 42 balls

# Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled a maiden over. He finished with 0/24 in 4 overs

# Rahul Sharma opened the bowling for Pune and took 1/27 in 4

# Rahul, Richardson and Luke Wright took 1 wicket each for Pune


Story first published:  Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 22:36 [IST]
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