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Chennai Super Kings win by 37 runs

Pune vs Chennai

IPL: Chennai Super Kings ease to win against Pune Warriors

Suresh Raina: Chennai Super Kings batsman hit 63 not out

Mahendra Singh Dhoni: Chennai Super Kings captain finished side's innings in style

Chennai Super Kings moved four points ahead at the top of the IPL table with a 37-run victory over Pune Warriors.

Suresh Raina's 63 not out led the Super Kings to 164-3 after they chose to bat first at Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium.

Raina shared half-century stands with Subramaniam Badrinath (34) and his skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who plundered 45 off 16 balls at the death, including four fours and three sixes.

The Warriors, who are bottom of the table, finished well short on 127-9 in reply with Steven Smith's 35 the top score.

Seam bowler Mohit Sharma claimed figures of 3-21 for the Super Kings, who have won six matches in a row.

Match Details

Date
30th Apr 2013
Toss
Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bat.
Venue
Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium
Umpires
S Das and S J A Taufel

pune BATTING CARD

Batsman R
Uthappa run out 10
Finch c Dhoni b M.M. Sharma 15
Suman lbw b M.M. Sharma 0
Singh c Dhoni b M.M. Sharma 5
Smith c&b Jadeja 35
Wright run out 2
Nayar run out 2
K.W. Richardson c Raina b C.H. Morris 26
Kumar not out 24
Sharma c Raina b Bravo 0
Dinda not out 2
Extras 1nb, 4w, 1lb 6
Total 20.0 Overs 127 - 9
Full Batting Card

chennai BOWLING CARD

Bowler O M R W
Jadeja 4 0 26 1
J.A. Morkel 3 0 20 0
M.M. Sharma 4 0 21 3
C.H. Morris 3 0 21 1
Ashwin 2 0 20 0
Bravo 4 0 18 1
Full Bowling Card