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Chennai Super Kings win by 10 wickets

Kings XI vs Chennai

Indian Premier League: Michael Hussey leads Chennai Super Kings to victory

Michael Hussey: Slammed two sixes and 11 fours in his unbeaten 86

Dwayne Bravo: His three wickets helped bowl out the Kings XI in Mohali

Michael Hussey smashed the Chennai Super Kings to a 10-wicket victory over the Kings XI Punjab in Mohali.

The former Australia international belted an unbeaten 86 from just 50 deliveries as he helped his side ease to their victory target of 139 with 16 balls to spare.

Hussey hammered two sixes and 11 fours as he combined with Murali Vijay to see the Super Kings home, though the Kings XI did see Piyush Chawla drop a return catch and wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist miss a stumping chance.

Vijay played his part for Chennai with an even 50 not out, making sure the Kings XI endured a miserable first outing in front of their own fans.

Hussey battle

It also meant older brother Michael got the better of David in the battle of the Husseys, though the latter did weigh in with a top score of 41 in the home side's innings.

Gurkeerat Singh (31) and Manan Vohra (16) were the only other batsmen to reach double figures in an innings that came to an end with a delivery still remaining in the 20th over.

Dwayne Bravo was the pick of the Chennai bowlers with 3-27 from his four overs. Dirk Nannes claimed 2-17, including dismissing Gilchrist for just nine, and Chris Morris also picked up two wickets for the Super Kings.

The Kings XI had at one stage been 106-3 but then lost 7-32 to collapse in a heap once Hussey fell to the bowling of India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin.

Match Details

Date
10th Apr 2013
Toss
Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bowl.
Venue
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium
Umpires
A S Dar, C Shamsuddin
TV Umpire
S Das
Match Referee
A J Pycroft
Reserve Umpire
N N Menon

chennai BATTING CARD

Batsman R
M. Vijay Not out 50
M.E.K. Hussey Not out 86
Extras 2w, 1lb 3
Total 17.2 Overs 139 - 0
Full Batting Card

kings xi BOWLING CARD

Bowler O M R W
P.S. Singh 2.2 0 18 0
R.J. Harris 4 0 30 0
A.M. Mahmood 4 0 34 0
P. Awana 2 0 20 0
P.P. Chawla 4 0 21 0
R. Sathish 1 0 15 0
Full Bowling Card