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Mumbai Indians won by 2 wickets.

Mumbai vs Chennai

Smith rescues Indians

CSK stunned by West Indian's late boundaries

Sachin Tendulkar: Mumbai opener hit 74 off 44 balls

Murali Vijay: top scored for CSK with 41

Dwayne Smith spectacularly finished what Sachin Tendulkar started as Mumbai strengthened their claims to a place in the Indian Premier League knockout stages with a thrilling last-ball victory over Chennai.

The Indians' chances of chasing the Super Kings' 173-8 seemed to have gone when they lost seven wickets for 25 runs, following a century stand between Tendulkar (74) and Rohit Sharma (60).

But that was reckoning without Barbados all-rounder Smith, who first of all kept his cool while four other batsmen were making ducks around him.

It still appeared Mumbai had run out of steam until Smith hit the last three balls of the final over, from Ben Hilfenhaus, for a six and two fours to finish with an unbeaten 24 and sneak a highly-improbable two-wicket win.

Lasith Malinga (3-25) and RP Singh (3-28) had earlier been responsible for six of the CSK wickets but opener Murali Vijay (41) and West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo (40) ensured a challenging total.

Match Details

6th May 2012
Gymkhana Ground, Mumbai
Asad Rauf and S Asnani


Batsman R
Franklin c Vijay b Hilfenhaus 1
Tendulkar c du Plessis b Ashwin 74
Sharma b Jadeja 60
Karthik b Bravo 11
Rayudu b Jadeja 0
Smith not out 24
Peterson run out 0
Singh c Sub b Bravo 0
Malinga b Hilfenhaus 0
Singh not out 1
Extras 3w 3
Total Close, 20.0 Overs 174 - 8
Full Batting Card


Bowler O M R W
Hilfenhaus 4 1 34 2
Morkel 3 0 34 0
Ashwin 4 0 28 1
Bravo 4 0 39 2
Jakati 3 0 27 0
Jadeja 2 0 12 2
Full Bowling Card