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Chennai Super Kings avenged their first leg defeat to Pune Warriors India and galloped on with a convincing 37 run victory at the Subarata Roy Sahara Stadium in Pune. CSK put up an all-round professional show to rout PWI, after posting 164 for 3 batting first. Then CSK restricted PWI to 127 for 9 in the run-chase.
Chasing 165, PWI got off to a brisk start as Robin Uthappa hit Ravindra Jadeja for a six in the very first over. Aaron Finch followed it with a boundary and a six off Albie Morkelin the second over. Finch hit Mohit Sharmafor a boundary in the third over, but the bowler came back strongly to have the batsman edge one through to the wicket-keeper. He followed that up by rapping Tirumalasetti Suman (0) leg before first ball.
Suresh Raina then ran out Uthappa (8) to have PWI reeling at 29 for 3. Steve Smith got off the mark with two boundaries. Sharma then had Yuvraj Singh (5) caught behind for his third wicket. Luke Wright (2) was run out by Morkel in the most unfortunate fashion when Smith's drive caught Morkel's boot to hit the stump, finding Wright short.
PWI lost another wicket as Abhishek Nayar (2) was run out after he was involved in a mix up with Smith. PWI were 68 for 6 at the halfway stage, still requiring 97 runs. Kane Richardsonshowed some fight with a boundary and a six off Ravichandran Ashwin in the 14th over. Smith (35) fell in the 15th over when he was caught and bowled by Jadeja. Bhuvneshwar Kumar provided some entertainment smashing Jadeja for a massive six in the 17th over. PWI lost Richardson (26) and Rahul Sharma (0) and then fell 37 runs short.
Earlier CSK were pegged back early as Kane Richardson breached past Michael Hussey's (5) defense. After a slow start, Wriddhiman Saha got a move on with a six and a boundary off Richardson. Rahul Sharma trapped Saha leg before the next over as CSK made only 29 from their Power Play. Raina and Subramaniam Badrinath put on 75 runs for the third wicket as they rebuilt the innings.
Raina was given a life on 16 when Wright dropped him off Ashoke Dinda. Badrinath hit consecutive boundaries off Sharma in the 12th over before Raina (63*) joined him launching Richardson for a six in the next over. Wright dismissed Badrinath (34) caught by Smith bringingMS Dhoni to the crease.
Dhoni got going immediately with a boundary and a six. Dinda's 18th over was taken for 17 runs as Dhoni slammed a massive six. The CSK skipper finished with an aggressive 45 from just 16 balls which helped CSK reach 164 for 4.
Man-of-the-match: MS Dhoni
Brief Scores: Chennai Super Kings 164 for 3 (Suresh Raina 63*, Luke Wright 1-12) defeated Pune Warriors India 127 for 9 (Steve Smith 35, Mohit Sharma 3-21) by 37 runs.
Mumbai Indians continued their winning form with a nerve-wracking four-run victory over Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Rohit Sharma starred for MI with an undefeated 79 that saw David Miller's 56 go in vain.
Chasing a stiff 175, KXIP were shook early as Lasith Malinga deceived Mandeep Singh (9) with a slower delivery and had his stumps in disarray. Manan Vohra (1) followed him caught by Kieron Pollard off Mitchell Johnson. KXIP got a move on with three boundaries off Malinga in the 5th over. David Hussey went after Dhawal Kulkarnihitting him for consecutive boundaries, before launching him over the ropes.
KXIP lost their third wicket as Pollard pulled off a spectacular catch to dismiss Shaun Marsh (10) off Pragyan Ojha. Miller put Ojha over the fence before the spinner had Hussey (34) caught by Johnson.
Harbhajan Singh sent back Gurkeerat Singh (2) to leave KXIP five down. At the halfway stage, KXIP were 85 for 5, still needing 90 runs. Miller kept KXIP in the game with two massive sixes off Pollard in the 13th over. Harbhajan then struck twice for MI; he first sent back Azhar Mahmood (9) and followed it up with the dismissal of Manpreet Gony (0). Needing 57 off 30 balls, Piyush Chawla (12) deposited Malinga for maximum before perishing to Kulkarni. Miller helped his team keep up with the required rate as he hit Kulkarni and Johnson for sixes. Johnson finally had Miller (56) caught bySachin Tendulkar with KXIP 26 runs from the finish line. Praveen Kumar (24) slammed Malinga for a six in the penultimate over leaving 17 from the final over.
Praveen Kumar did his best, but KXIP fell four runs short.
Earlier MI won the toss and chose to bat. Sachin Tendulkar got MI rolling with two gorgeous strokes off Mahmood before he dragged a Kumar delivery back onto his stumps. Dinesh Karthik smashed Kumar for a boundary before launching him for a six. Gony got Karthik (25) out as he chopped the ball onto his stump to give KXIP their second wicket. Dwayne Smith was given a lucky reprieve as Vohra dropped him on 13 off Chawla.
Smith (33) launched Chawla deep into the crowd before perishing the next delivery caught by David Miller. Pollard got off the mark with a monster six. Sharma hit Gony for a boundary before launching him for a colossal six in the 16th over. The Mumbai Indians skipper continued the assault with sixes off Mahmood and Gony to bring up his half-century. Sharma plundered 27 runs off the last over – bowled by David Hussey - to propel MI to 174 for 3.
Man-of-the-Match: Rohit Sharma
Brief Scores: Mumbai Indians 174 for 3 (Rohit Sharma 79*, Praveen Kumar 1-24) defeated Kings XI Punjab 170 all out (David Miller 56, Harbhajan Singh 3-14) by 4 runs.