IPL 2014, Eliminator: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians - As it happened...

IPL 2014, Eliminator: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians - As it happened...

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Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 00:09
  
IPL 2014, Eliminator: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians - As it happened...
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Zee Media Bureau/ Suyash Srivastava

Chennai: Chennai Super Kings thrashed Mumbai Indians by seven wickets to advance into Qualifier 2 of the Indian Premier League.

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Chennai Super Kings innings:

Over 18.4 || Score 176/3

4 needed from 12, Bumrah to continue. Hussey took a single off the first ball. Raina pulled the second ball straight to short midwicket for no run. Bumrah attempted a short ball to Raina, it went too high and was called a wide. 2 needed from 10. Bumrah bowled a wide yorker and Raina couldn't connect the bat with it. Fourth ball was a length delivery and Raina flicked it past midwicket for another boundary!

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Over 18 || Score 170/3

14 needed from 18, Pollard brought into the attack. He started off with a wide. Pollard followed it with another wide. Third ball was pitched short and Raina pulled it past deep midwicket for a boundary! Raina took a single off the second ball. Hussey worked the third ball towards fine leg for a single. Raina took a single off the fourth ball and also reached his half-century off just 30 balls! Pollard bowled another wide ball, this time to Hussey who got some bat on it and it was stopped by Tare. Hussey took a single off the last ball to keep the strike. Seven from the over.

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Over 17 || Score 163/3

22 needed from 24, Bumrah to continue. Hussey hit the first ball straight to point for no run. Bumrah follwed it with a yorker and Hussey got a bottom edge which went past fine leg for a boundary! Hussey drove the third ball towards wide of long-off for a couple of runs. Hussey hit the fourth ball straight down the ground for a single. Raina worked the fifth ball towards long-on for a single. Bumrah bowled a dot ball to end the spell.

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Over 16 || Score 152/3

Ojha to bowl his third over. Raina charged down the wicket off the first ball and scored a single towards long-off. Second ball was pitched too short and Hussey launched it over deep midwicket for a Six! Hussey hit the third ball towards covers for no run. Hussey charged down the wicket off the fourth ball and clobbered it over long-on for a Six! Hussey hit the fifth ball towards point for a single. Raina took a few steps foward and slapped the last ball over long-on for another Six! 20 runs from the over.

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Over 15 || Score 132/3

56 needed from 36, PK to bowl his final over. Hussey took a single off the first ball. Raina hit the second ball towards third man and ran quickly for the second run. Raina worked the third ball, a yorker, towards deep backward point and once again scored a couple of runs. PK fired another yorker and Raina worked it towards deep fine leg for another couple of runs. Raina hit the fifth ball towards short fine leg for a single. PK ended his spell with a yorker, Hussey made room for himself and whacked it over deep cover for a Six!

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Over 14 || Score 118/3

Bumrah to bowl his second over. First ball had width on offer and Hussey played it fine between point and third man for a boundary! Bumrah ended the over with a short ball and Raina pulled it past square leg for a boundary! Nine runs from the over.

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Over 13 || Score 109/3

Bhajji to bowl his final over. Just six from the over. Time for a strategic break. CSK now need 65 from the next 42 balls and these two need to step up the gas now.

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Over 12 || Score 103/3

Ojha to continue. Just five from the over.

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Over 11 || Score 98/3

Bhajji to bowl his third over. Raina shimmied down the track off the fourth ball and hit it inside-out over extra-cover for a Six! Nine runs from the over.

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Over 10 || Score 89/3

Pragyan Ojha is brought into the attack. Brendon charged down the track off the second ball, it went straight to Dunk at long-on and he misjudged it and grassed it for a Six! Brendon charged down off the next ball as well, missed it this time as it spun away from him and the bails were removed, Brendon McCullum is OUT! David Hussey is the new man in. Nine from the over!

BB McCullum st Tare b Ojha 14 (11b)

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Over 9 || Score 80/2

Bhajji to continue. Brendon charged down the wicket off the third ball and hit it high and long over long-off for a huge Six! Eight runs from the over.

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Over 8 || Score 72/2

Anderson has been brought back into the attack. Third ball was pitched short, Brendon missed the pull and it hit him right in the middle of his helmet! Raina was offered some room off the last ball and he cut it past point for a boundary! Eight from the over.

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Over 7 || Score 64/2

Harbhajan Singh has been brought into the attack. Smith took his chance off the very first ball, tried clearing long-on but hit it straight to Pollard, Dwayne Smith is OUT! Suresh Raina is the new man in. Bhajji bowled a flighted delivery to Faf, who hit it straight to Ben Dunk at wide of long-off, Faf du Plessis is OUT! Brendon McCullum is the new man in. Excellent first over from Harbhajan. His good form continues.

F du Plessis c sub (BR Dunk) b Harbhajan Singh 35 (20b)

DR Smith c Pollard b Harbhajan Singh 24 (20b)

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Over 6 || Score 60/0

Jasprit Bumrah brought into the attack. Smith got an edge off the second ball, it went past the slip cordon for a boundary! Third ball was a short of a length ball and Smith hammered it off the backfoot past midwicket for a boundary! Fourth ball was short and wide and Smith cleared the off-side field for another boundary! Bumrah ended the over with a low full-toss and Faf worked it past point for another boundary! 17 runs from the over and it's time for a strategic break.

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Over 5 || Score 43/0

PK to bowl his third over. Another economical over from PK, just five runs from the over.

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Over 4 || Score 38/0

Anderson to continue. Third ball was short delivery, Faf smashed it towards mid-off, Rohit almost got his hands to it as it went all the way for a boundary! Fourth ball was short, Faf skied it high towards midwicket where there was a big confusion between Harbhajan and Rayudu as a result of which it fell into no man's land. Fifth ball was short again and on this occasion Faf launched it over deep midwicket for a Six! Anderson bowled a short ball to end the over, and Faf hit it over midwicket for a boundary! 18 runs from the over.

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Over 3 || Score 20/0

PK to continue. Fourth ball nipped into Smith and hit him on the pads, it looked plumb but the umpire thought it had hit some part of the bat. Just four from the over, another good over from PK.

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Over 2 || Score 16/0

Corey Anderson to bowl from the other end. First ball was full and wide and Smith drove it towards mid-off and a miserable fielding from Rohit converted it into a boundary! Fifth ball was short and Faf smashed it past deep square leg for a boundary! Ten runs from the over.

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Over 1 || Score 6/0

Faf du Plessis and Dwayne Smith to open for CSK, Praveen Kumar will bowl the first over. Second ball was slightly short and Smith smashed it past midwicket for a boundary! Good swing from PK in that over. Six runs from it.

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Mumbai Indians innings:

Over 20 || Score 173/8

Mohit will bowl the final over, Bhajji is the new man in. Rayudu hit the first ball straight to David Hussey at covers, Ambati Rayudu is OUT! Praveen Kumar is the new man in. PK got off the mark with a single. Bhajji followed it with another single. Mohit bowled a slower one to PK, who had exposed all his stumps and was bowled, Praveen Kumar is OUT! Pragyan Ojha is the new man in. He takes a single off the first ball. Mohit bowled a slower one to end the spell and Bhajji smashed it over long-on for a Six! Nine runs from the over.

P Kumar b Sharma 1 (2b)

AT Rayudu c Hussey b Sharma 2 (3b)

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Over 19 || Score 164/6

Nehra to bowl his final over. First ball was a ful-toss and Pollard whacked it over deep midwicket for a Six! Nehra followed it with one outside the off-stump and Pollard missed it as he was looking to play a scoop. Third ball was short and Pollard hammered it past midwicket for yet another boundary! Nehra followed it with another short ball, Pollard skied it towards deep square leg where Mohit Sharma held on to a good catch, Kieron Pollard is OUT! Aditya Tare is the new man in. Rayudu took a single off the fifth ball. Tare hit the first ball he faced straight to Faf at mid-off, Aditya Tare is OUT! 11 runs from the over.

AP Tare c du Plessis b Nehra 0 (1b)

KA Pollard c Sharma b Nehra 14 (8b)

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Over 18 || Score 153/4

Mohit to bowl his third over. Pollard took a single off the first ball. Rohit advanced down the track off the second ball and hit it powerfully over extra-cover for a boundary! Rohit skied the next ball towards third man and Brendon McCullum to a good catch running backwards, Rohit Sharma is OUT! Ambati Rayudu is the new man in. Mohit's fourth ball was a bouncer and Pollard pulled it for a single. Rayudu got off the mark with a single. Pollard took a single off the last ball to keep the strike.

RG Sharma c McCullum b Sharma 20 (16b)

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Over 17 || Score 145/3

Jadeja to bowl his final over. Simmons attempted another big hit off the third ball, but hit it straight to Raina at long-on, Lendl Simmons is OUT! Five from the over.

LMP Simmons c Raina b Jadeja 67 (44b)

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Over 16 || Score 140/2

Nehra brought back into the attack. Sharma hit the first ball past covers for a single. Simmons followed it with another single. Rohit charged down the wicket off the third ball and hit it over covers for a boundary! Sharma nudged the fourth ball towards point for no run. Rohit took a single off the next ball. Simmons charged down the wicket off the last ball and hammered it over long-on for a Six! 13 runs from the over.

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Over 15 || Score 127/2

Jadeja brought back into the attack. Smith launched the first ball high straight down the ground for a Six! Ten runs from the over.

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Over 14 || Score 117/2

Ishwar Pandey has been brought back into the attack. First ball bounced from outside the off-stump and Simmons failed to connect it with the bat. Simmons hit the second ball straight to point for no run. Simmons tried hitting the third ball towards third man, didn't connect. Simmons made room for himself off the fourth ball by shuffling towards the off-side and then worked it past fine leg for a boundary which also brings his 50 off just 36 balls! Simmons followed it with a single. Rohit got an edge off the last ball which rushed past third man for another boundary! Nine runs from the over.

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Over 13 || Score 108/2

Ashwin to bowl his third over. First ball was an off-spinner, Anderson skied it towards deep square leg where Ishwar Pandey took a good catch, Corey Anderson is OUT! Rohit Sharma comes to the crease. Second ball was full and wide and Simmons launched it high over long-on for a Six! Simmons played a cut shot off the next ball and they quickly ran three. Ashwin bowled three consecutive dot balls to Rohit. Nine runs from the over.

CJ Anderson c Pandey b Ashwin 20 (10b)

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Over 12 || Score 99/1

Suresh Raina has been brought into the attack. Third ball was in Anderson's arc and he smashed it over deep midwicket for a Six! Anderson reverse-swept the next ball past third man for a boundary! 13 from the over.

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Over 11 || Score 86/1

Ashwin to bowl his third over. Good over for CSK, just four from it.

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Over 10 || Score 82/0

Jadeja to continue. Hussey played a cut shot off the first ball for a single. Simmons charged down the wicket off the second ball for another single. Hussey drove the third ball towards deep cover for a couple of runs. Hussey tried playing the fourth ball towards deep square leg, missed the line and was bowled, Michael Hussey is OUT! Corey Anderson is the new man in. Anderson defended the first ball he faced for no run. Anderson slog-swept the last ball of the over, over deep square leg for a Six!

MEK Hussey b Jadeja 39 (33b)

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Over 9 || Score 72/0

Ashwin to continue. Hussey charged down the wicket off the third ball and cleared deep midwicket for a Six! Nine runs from the over.

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Over 8 || Score 63/0

Ravindra Jadeja has been brought into the attack. Six runs from the over.

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Over 7 || Score 57/0

Ravichandran Ashwin brought into the attack. Just four from the over.

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Over 6 || Score 53/0

Mohit to continue. Hussey was looking to hit the first ball towards midwicket, got an edge which flew past third man for a boundary! Hussey took a single off the second ball. Simmons charged down the wicket off the third ball and it over extra-cover for a boundary! Fourth ball was pitched short and Simmons muscled it over deep midwicket for a Six! Mohit tried bowling a slower one outside the off-stump, Simmons drilled it past covers for another boundary! Simmons defended the last ball back to the bowler for no run. 19 runs from the over!

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Over 5 || Score 34/0

Ishwar to bowl his second over. He began with a length ball and Hussey launched it straight down the ground for a boundary! Second ball was slightly short and Hussey pulled it in a flash past midwicket for another boundary! Despite those boundaries, it has been a quiet start from Mumbai Indians.

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Over 4 || Score 23/0

Mohit Sharma has been brought into the attack. Hussey saw some room off the third ball and smashed it past covers for a boundary! Six runs from the over.

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Over 3 || Score 17/0

Nehra to continue. Another economical over, just four from it.

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Over 2 || Score 13/0

Ishwar Pandey to bowl from the other end. Fourth ball had room on offer and Simmons elegantly played it past covers for a boundary! Seven runs from the over.

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Over 1 || Score 6/0

Lendl Simmons and Michael Hussey to open for Mumbai, Ashish Nehra will bowl the first over. Simmons flicked the third ball past midwicket for a boundary! Six runs from the over.

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First Published: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 00:09


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Kings XI Punjab 14 11 3 0.968 22
Kolkata Knight Riders 14 9 5 0.418 18
Chennai Super Kings 14 9 5 0.385 18
Mumbai Indians 14 7 7 0.095 14
Rajasthan Royals 14 7 7 0.06 14
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