IPL 2013 Match 45 Highlights: CSK Vs KXIP

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Updated: Friday, May 3, 2013, 17:42 [IST]
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Chennai, May 2: Suresh Raina's blazing 53-ball 100 not out and Dwayne Bravo's superb last over bowling guided Chennai Super Kings to a tense 15-run win over Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2013 here at MA Chidambaram Stadium on Thursday. With this, CSK equalled the IPL record of 7 successive victories. RCB too had 7 wins in a row.

Scorecard; Over-by-over runs

Raina, batting at number 3, was in excellent touch right from the start. He smashed every bowler around the ground and blitzed 6 sixes and 7 fours in his maiden IPL hundred.

IPL 2013 Game 45 Highlights: CSK Vs KXIP

It was a close game where David Miller and Shaun Marsh almost pulled off the chase of 187. But a brilliant bowling in the final over by Bravo ensured that Raina's superb knock did not go in vain.

Here are the highlights

# KXIP needed 19 runs off the final over. Dwayne Bravo was excellent, taking 3 wickets and giving just 3 runs

# Bravo got Shaun Marsh bowled on the first ball and on the second had Gurkeerat Singh caught by Michael Hussey. On the 5th ball R Sathish was trapped LBW

# This was CSK's 7th win in a row this season. This equals the record held by RCB

# CSK consolidated their position at the top. They have 18 points from 11 games and have almost sealed a spot in the play-offs

# This was 6th loss for KXIP in 10 matches. They are 6th in the table with 8 points

# Bravo took the Purple Cap with 19 wickets from 11 games. He finished with 3/34 in 4 overs today

# Marsh and David Miller had a partnership of 95 for the 4th wicket in 8.4 overs. This was the highest partnership of the match

# Marsh made 73 off 51 balls with 8 fours and 2 sixes

# Miller was 51 not out off 26 with 5 fours and 2 sixes

# KXIP had 18 fours and 5 sixes

# CSK hit 14 fours and 8 sixes

# Suresh Raina ended with 100 not out off 53 balls. He reached the hundred in the final over of the innings

# Raina smashed 7 fours and 6 sixes in his first IPL ton

# This was Raina's second century in T20s. Exactly 3 years ago, May 2, 2010, he had scored 101 against South Africa in World T20

# Before the start of the game, Raina had hit 4 sixes in 9 innings but today alone he smashed 6

# CSK scored 70 runs in the final 5 overs. In last 10 overs, they plundered 117

# Michael Hussey took the Orange Cap for the first time this season. He went past Royal Challengers Bangalore's Chris Gayle. Hussey has 485 runs in 10 matches to Gayle's 484 in same number of games

# M Hussey was out for 35 off 29 balls with 3 fours

# Raina completed his 50 in 32 balls

# In 10 innings this season, Raina has accumulated 359 runs

# MS Dhoni was brilliantly run out by Chennai boy R Sathish. Dhoni was dismissed for 2. Dhoni attempted for a second run but Sathish ran across to the midwicket region off his own bowling and was quick to throw the ball to the wicketkeeper Gurkeerat Singh who broke the stumps to get Dhoni out

# After 6 overs, CSK were 36/1. CSK's 50 came in 50 balls and 100 in 79. 150 off 102 deliveries

# In 10 overs, CSK were 69/1. In 15 overs, they reached 116/3

# Parvinder Awana took 2/29 in 4 overs

# CSK won the toss and chose to bat first

# CSK retained same side while KXIP made two changes. Azhar Mahmood and Manan Vohra were replaced by Luke Pomersbach and Sathish


Story first published:  Thursday, May 2, 2013, 17:20 [IST]
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