IPL 2013 Match 54 Highlights: SRH Vs CSK

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Updated: Thursday, May 9, 2013, 0:36 [IST]
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Hyderabad, May 8: Suresh Raina's superb 52-ball 99 not out powered Chennai Super Kings into the playoffs of IPL 2013. Raina's knock gave CSK a massive 77-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad here on Wednesday night. CSK also became the first visiting team this season to win in Hyderabad. MS Dhoni-led side is also the first to qualify for playoffs.

Scorecard; Over-by-over runs

Once CSK posted 223/3 in 20 overs, the match seemed was put out of the reach of SRH. With wickets tumbling at regular intervals, the home team had no other choice but to concede defeat by just playing out the full quota of 20 overs so that their net run rate doesn't dip further. SRH finished with 146/8 in 20 overs.

IPL 2013 Match 54 Highlights: SRH Vs CSK

Earlier, it was the case of left being right at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. Left-handers Michael Hussey (67) and Raina punished the home team bowlers with fine strokeplay. Ishant Sharma had a forgettable outing as he conceded the most runs in 4-over spell in IPL history. Ishant finished with 0/66 in 4.

Here are the highlights

# CSK became the first team to qualify for IPL 6 playoffs

# CSK won their 10th game in 13 outings. They stay at the top of Points Table with 20 points

# CSK is also the first team this season to register 10 victories

# SRH are 5th with 14 points. This was their 5th loss in 12 matches

# SRH's winning streak at home was halted today. They had won 5 games in a row

# Parthiv Patel top scored for SRH with 44

# Mohit Sharma took 2/28 in 4 overs

# SRH hit 11 fours and 6 sixes

# After 6 overs, SRH were 49/2. 50 came in 37 balls and 100 in 78

# Suresh Raina blasted a 52-ball 99 not out with 11 fours and 3 sixes

# Raina was dropped on 26 by Karan Sharma off Amit Mishra

# Raina had a chance to get to his 100 off the last ball where he needed 5 runs. He managed a boundary and got to 99

# Raina took his tally to 458 runs. He is the first batsman in IPL history to score more than 400 runs in each edition of IPL since the start

# Raina scored 421 runs in 2008, 434 (2009), 520 (2010), 438 (2011) and 441 (2012)

# Raina's last 4 innings including today have been 63* 100* 0 and 99*

# Michael Hussey reclaimed the Orange Cap with another half century this season. He made 67 off 42 with 5 fours and 4 sixes

# Hussey has scored 574 runs so far in this edition of IPL

# Ishant Sharma's 0/66 is the now the worst bowling figures in IPL history

# Murali Vijay hit Ishant for 3 successive sixes in the 5th over of innings

# Hussey-Raina has a partnership of 133 in 12 overs for the second wicket

# CSK bounced back from their pathetic batting in previous game against Mumbai Indians where they were shot out for just 79

# Thisara Perera took 3/45 in 4 overs

# CSK hit 21 fours and 10 sixes

# Dale Steyn started the match with a maiden over. After two overs his bowling figures were 2-1-2-0

# In his second spell of 1 over, Steyn gave 5 runs (3-1-7-0). However, in his last over he conceded 10 to finish with 0/17 in 4. He was the most economical bowler for SRH

# CSK were 50/1 in 6 overs. 100 came in 66 balls while 150 in 97. 200 was up in 113 deliveries

# CSK scored 87 runs in the final 5 overs


Story first published:  Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 22:22 [IST]
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