IPL 2013 Qualifier 1 Highlights: CSK Vs MI

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Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 10:23 [IST]
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New Delhi, May 21: Two-time champions Chennai Super Kings made it to a 5th final in 6 years of Indian Premier League (IPL) with a resounding 48-run victory over Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 1 here at Feroz Shah Kotla on Tuesday night. MI will have another chance on May 24 to reach the title clash as they face the winners of Eliminator game between Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Scorecard; Over-by-over runs

Once CSK had 192/1 batting first, they had one foot in the final. The bowlers complemented well despite an early onslaught by opener Dwayne Smith. MI's chase ended at 144 all out in 18.4 overs.

IPL 2013 Match 73 Highlights: CSK Vs MI

Earlier, left-handers Michael Hussey (86 not out) and Suresh Raina (82 not out) powered CSK to a mammoth 192/1 in 20 overs. Hussey and Raina's unfinished partnership for 2nd wicket yielded 140 runs in just 76 balls. Hussey reclaimed the Orange Cap and now has 732 runs this season.

Here are the highlights

# CSK stormed into their 5th final in 6 years of IPL

# Final will be held in Kolkata on May 26

# MI will face the winner of Rajasthan Royals-Sunrisers Hyderabad game in Qualifier 2 on May 24 in Kolkata

# MI scored 56/1 in 6 overs

# Dwayne Smith smashed 68 off just 28 balls with 6 fours and 5 sixes

# Ravindra Jadeja was introduced in the 9th and he struck on the second ball, dismissing Smith. Later he added the scalps of Dinesh Karthik and Kieron Pollard

# Jadeja finished with 3/31 in 4 overs

# Dwayne Bravo reclaimed the Purple Cap. He has 28 wickets now

# Today, Bravo took 3/9 in 3 overs

# MI hit 10 fours and 7 sixes

# From 87/2 in 8.2 overs, MI were bowled out for 144 in 18.4 overs

# CSK posted 192/1 in 20 overs

# Michael Hussey's 86 not out came off 58 balls with 10 fours and 2 sixes

# Suresh Raina remained unbeaten on 82 in 42 deliveries with 5 fours and 5 sixes

# Hussey-Raina association for 2nd wicket was worth 140 in just 76 balls

# CSK hit 17 boundaries and 7 sixes

# In the last 10 overs, CSK scored 123 runs without losing a wicket

# Hussey's 50 came off 40 balls

# This was Hussey's 6th fifty in IPL 6

# CSK were 47/0 in 6 overs

# CSK took 40 balls to reach 50. 100 came in 76 and 150 in 101

# Hussey and Murali Vijay had a partnership of 52 for the first wicket in 7.2 overs

# Harbhajan Singh had figures of 0/26 in 4 overs

# Lasith Malinga was hammered for 45 runs in 4 overs without a wicket

# During today's innings, Raina, when on 28, completed 4,000 runs in T20 cricket. He is the first Indian to do so

# Today's game was Raina's 151st overall in T20

# Raina's 50 came in just 29 deliveries

# Hussey-Raina partnership for second wicket reached 100 in 59 balls

# Sachin Tendulkar missed out again as he is not fully fit. This is the third successive game he had to sit out due to injury sustained during the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on May 13

# Munaf Patel replaced Dhawal Kulkarni, who too was injured

# Munaf was playing a game after exactly one month. His last IPL match was on April 21 against Delji Daredevils at the same venue

# Dwayne Smith came in place of Glenn Maxwell. Pragyan Ojha and Mitchell Johnson also returned to the Playing XI for MI

# CSK made 1 change, Albie Morkel replacing Jason Holder

# CSK won the toss and decided to bat


Story first published:  Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 18:25 [IST]
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