Chennai vs Kolkata
CSK win by 34 runs
It started with KKR bowling short on a spinning track and McCullum pulling everything to the boundary. Raina and Dhoni provided good support to take CSK to 148. Then when KKR started batting, Gambhir threw his wicket away and Ashwin and Jadeja damaged the middle order. Poor cricket from KKR, CSK win by 34 runs in Ranchi.
Over 17 - KKR 114/9 (V Kumar 0, Narine 1)
Mohit to bowl the final over, Pathan takes a single from the first ball, Chawla comes on strike and takes a single with an inside edge. Another single and then Mohit strikes. WICKET! Chawla swings his bat and finds Faf at long-off, 36 needed from two balls. It is all over for KKR. WICKET! Yusuf is out lbw, Mohit gets his third wicket. Narine comes in to bat, takes a single but is it all over. CSK win by 34 runs.
Over 16 - KKR 111/7 (Y Pathan 39, P Chawla 0)
Two overs to go, 59 runs to get and three wickets in hand. Hilfenhaus comes into the attack and Pathan hits the first ball for a six, clean sweep over midwicket. Six more, Chawla at the other end watches this as it sails over deep midwicket. A couple of dots and then, Yusuf connects this and it flies over long-on for a six. A single to end the over, 19 runs from it. KKR need 39 from the last six balls.
Over 15 - KKR 91/7 (Y Pathan 20)
Mohit Sharma comes into the attack, Jadeja and Ashwin are bowled out. Three singles and then WICKET! Mohit bowls Andre Russell, it was another slower ball and Russell goes for another swipe over leg side and misses. KKR 91 for 7.
Over 14 - KKR 88/6 (Russell 0, Y Pathan 18)
Uthappa hits the first ball of Jadeja's last over to long-on for a single. Pathan clubs the ball to long-on for a couple of runs. WICKET! Uthappa misses the reverse sweep, Dhoni takes the catch and appeals. The umpire is not sure, but Uthappa walks off for 47, Jadeja gets his 4th wicket. Russell comes out to bat, a couple of dots to end the over.
Over 13 - KKR 84/5 (Uthappa 46, Y Pathan 15)
Four dots as Ashwin starts his last over, then he bowls short and Pathan hits it out of the park over deep midwicket for a six. Four, good end to the over, Pathan sweeps the carrom ball wide of short fine leg for four.
Over 12 - KKR 74/5 (Uthappa 46, Y Pathan 5)
Pathan takes a single down the ground to long-off. Uthappa top edges the reverse sweep and it goes over the slip for a couple of runs. A couple of singles to end Jadeja's third over.
Over 11 - KKR 69/5 (Uthappa 43, Y Pathan 3)
Ashwin finishes his third over, just three runs from it. The asking rate climbs to 13.33 per over.
Over 10 - KKR 66/5 (Uthappa 42, Y Pathan 1)
Jadeja starts over number 10, Uthappa takes a single from the first ball. WICKET! Jadeja strikes again, the skidder traps Yadav in front of the stumps as he tries to sweep it. The impact may have been outside the line of the stumps, but Yadav has to go. Yusuf Pathan at number 7.
Over 9 - KKR 64/4 (Uthappa 41, S Yadav 8)
Ashwin starts his second over, after the time out. Five singles from the over, the asking rate jumps to 10.62.
Over 8 - KKR 59/4 (Uthappa 38, S Yadav 6)
Ishwar Pandey comes into the attack, he went for 12 runs in his first over. Yadav flicks the first ball through deep midwicket for a couple of runs. Yadav then pads it on the leg side and Manhas puts in a full length dive to keep it down to two runs. A single and then Uthappa cuts it behind point for four. 10 from the over.
Over 7 - KKR 49/4 (Uthappa 33, S Yadav 3)
Raina comes into the attack and Uthappa reverse sweeps it for four, good shot past point. A single brings Yadav on strike. Yadav late cuts it to the vacant third man region for three runs. A couple of runs to end the over, the asking rate is 10 per over.
Over 6 - KKR 39/4 (Uthappa 26, S Yadav 0)
WICKET! Jadeja strikes with his first ball. Pandey is into his shot too early and it hits the splice of the bat and goes straight to McCullum who takes the catch. Shakib walks out to bat. WICKET! Jadeja strikes again, CSK on top of this game now. It was just another flighted ball on the stumps and Shakib hits it in the air to deep midwicket where Mohit takes a good catch. Jadeja on a hat trick, Uthappa takes a single from the next ball to deny the hat trick. Yadav is the new man in. Just a single and two wickets from the over.
Over 5 - KKR 38/2 (Uthappa 25, Pandey 1)
Ashwin comes into the attack, Uthappa clips the first ball to long-on for a single. A couple of dots and then WICKET! Kallis sweeps the wide ball down leg and hits it straight to deep backward square leg. Bad ball gets the wicket, Manhas takes the catch. A couple of singles to end the over.
Over 4 - KKR 35/1 (Uthappa 23, Kallis 4)
Mohit Sharma comes into the attack, Uthappa hits the second ball of the over through sweeper cover for four. Six, it is short and outside off, Uthappa pulls it over long-on for a six. KKR paid the price when they bowled short today, CSK should learn from them. A single brings Kallis on strike. Four, Kallis walks down the track and hits it through cover and mid off for four.
Over 3 - KKR 20/1 (Uthappa 12, Kallis 0)
WICKET! Hilfenhaus strikes, Uthappa inside edges it and luckily it does not hit the stumps. As Uthappa is ball watching, Gambhir wants a single and goes for a suicidal run when the ball is in Dhoni's hand. Hilfenhaus catches the throw and hits the stumps. Poor cricket from Gambhir. Kallis walks out to bat, four runs from the over.
Over 2 - KKR 16/0 (Uthappa 9, Gambhir 5)
Ishwar Pandey, who was impressive in the UAE comes into the attack from the other end. Four, Gambhir sends the second ball of the over through backward point for four runs. A leg bye to follow as Gambhir is deceived by the ball angling into him. Four, Uthappa hits his first boundary of the game, drives it through extra cover for four. Four more, Uthappa hits it through long-on for another crisp boundary. 13 runs from the over, KKR 16 after 2 overs.
Over 1 - KKR 3/0 (Uthappa 1, Gambhir 1)
Uthappa and Gambhir open for Kolkata, Hilfenhaus will bowl the first over. A couple of dots and then Uthappa gets off the mark with a single. A no ball as the ball slips out of Hilfenhaus' hand and the umpire calls it a no ball for height. Three runs from the first over.
Over 17 - CSK 148/3 (Dhoni 22, Jadeja 17)
Russell to bowl the last over, Jadeja pushes the first ball to long-off for a single. Six, it is full and wide from Russell, Dhoni swings through the line of the ball and hits it over long-off for a six. A leg bye and then Jadeja tries to pull it down the ground, but ends up edging it through midwicket for a couple of runs. Four, Jadeja drives it flat over Russell's head for four. Jadeja ends the innings with a single, CSK end on 148 in 17 overs.
Over 16 - CSK 133/3 (Dhoni 16, Jadeja 10)
Narine to bowl his final over, Dhoni takes a single from the first ball. Jadeja comes down the wicket and chips it over point for a couple of runs. A couple of singles, and then Narine bowls a no ball. Jadeja is given out lbw, but it is a no ball so he survives and gets a free hit. A single to end the over, Jadeja still out there.
- 2nd May 2014
- Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bat.
- HEC International Cricket Stadium Complex
- A K Chaudhary, N J Llong
- TV Umpire
- C K Nandan
- Match Referee
- J Srinath
- Reserve Umpire
- A Y Dandekar
kolkata BATTING CARD
|R.V. Uthappa||c Dhoni b Jadeja||47|
|G. Gambhir||run out (Hilfenhaus)||6|
|J.H. Kallis||c Manhas b Ashwin||4|
|M. Pandey||c McCullum b Jadeja||1|
|S. Al Hasan||c Sharma b Jadeja||0|
|S.A. Yadav||lbw Jadeja||8|
|Y.K. Pathan||lbw Sharma||41|
|A.D. Russell||b Sharma||1|
|P.P. Chawla||c du Plessis b Sharma||1|
|S.P. Narine||Not out||1|
|Total||17.0 Overs||114 - 9|