CLT20 Semi-final 1 Highlights: CSK Vs RR in Jaipur

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Updated: Saturday, October 5, 2013, 8:59 [IST]
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Jaipur, Oct 4: Rajasthan Royals defeated Chennai Super Kings by 14 runs to reach the final of Champions League 2013 here tonight at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium.

Scorecard; PHOTOS

This was Royals' 13th successive victory at home. Eight wins were in IPL 6 this year and five in CLT20. They survived a late scare from R Ashwin to edge the former champions.

CLT20 Semi-final 1 Highlights: CSK Vs RR

Highlights of the match

Sixes: RR: 3; CSK: 3

Fours: RR: 15; CSK: 14

Top scorers: RR: Ajinkya Rahane 70 (56 balls, 6x4, 2x6); CSK: R Ashwin 46 (28 balls, 3x4, 3x6)

Highest wickets: CSK: Dwayne Bravo 3/26 in 4 overs; RR: Pravin Tambe 3/10 in 4

# This was RR's 13th successive win at Sawai Mansingh Stadium

# RR, in their maiden CLT20 appearance, have made it to the final

# Chasing 160 to win, CSK ended with 145/8 in 20 overs

# CSK needed 23 off the final over. First ball from James Faulkner was hit for a six by R Ashwin but the Australian held his nerve to dismiss him and help the team edge the former champions by 14 runs

# MS Dhoni was LBW to Rahul Shukla for just 3 off 7 balls

# CSK were in huge trouble at 54/4 in 9.2 overs. That further worsened with 72/7 in 12.3

# Ashwin and Chris Morris almost took CSK to victory with a 73-run partnership for the 8th wicket in 7.1 overs but it was not to be

# Ashwin scored 46 off 28 with three fours and three sixes

# 41-year-old legspinner Pravin Tambe was the bowling hero for RR with 3/10 in 4 overs. He got the wickets of S Badrinath, Dwayne Bravo and Suresh Raina

# Tambe is now the leading wicket-taker in this year's CLT20 with 10 wickets from 4 matches

# Tambe won the Man-of-the-match award

# Ashwin hit the 1,000th six of CLT20

# Both CSK openers Michael Hussey and Murali Vijay were run out

# CSK were 41/2 in 6 overs. 50: 47. 100: 99

# CSK replaced Albie Morkel with Chris Morris, for his first match of CLT20 this year

# Dwayne Bravo took three wickets in one over (20th of the innings). He had two in two.

# RR brought in Dishant Yagnik for Ashok Menaria

# Ajinkya Rahane struck his third half century in a row. In his previoius two innings he had scores of 62 not out and 52. Today he hit 70 off 56 (6x4, 2x6)

# RR were 43/2 in 6 overs. 50: 44 balls. 100: 79. 150: 111

# RR captain Rahul Dravid failed again with the bat. He was dismissed for 5 by Morris


Story first published:  Friday, October 4, 2013, 23:35 [IST]
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