Times of Oman
Price in RO
24ct / gm
22ct / gm
Forex Rates vs R01
Back to Homepage
Indian Premier League 2014: Chennai Super Kings eliminate Mumbai Indians, face Punjab Dare Devils
May 28, 2014 , 11 : 55 pm GST
SAVE THIS ARTICLE
Suresh Raina and David Hussey celebrate the victory of Chennai Superkings during the play off match played against Mumbai Indians in Mumbai on Wednesday.Photo - PTI
Chennai Super Kings defeated Mumbai Indians by seven wickets in the eliminator at Brabourne Stadium here on Wednesday.
Chennai will now take on Kings XI Punjab in the qualifier II for a place in the final. Punjab lost to Kolkata Knight Riders earlier in the first qualifier, on Wednesday.
Chennai made lightweight of a massive score of 173 by Mumbai Indians and good knocks by almost all the top order batsmen chipped in with quick-fire cameos to kick the defending champions out.
Dwayne Smith took no time to get things under way for Chennai with a typical one-legged flick that reached the fence. Chennai was on the march right away. Faf du Plessis looked even more comfortable at the crease after Corey Anderson was given the new ball to bowl. Later Suresh Raina (54 not out) eased along with his characteristic flicks and cuts to steady the chase. David Hussey (40 not out) gave him company and ensured victory was achieved with hiccups.On this form, Chennai will hold all the aces in the upcoming knock-out games.
Earlier, opener Lendl Simmons smashed a 44-ball 67 as Mumbai Indians posted a challenging score of173 for eight. Simmons provided the ideal start to the defending champions along with Michael Hussey (39)when they were put into bat.
Rate this Article
Rates : 0, Average : 0
Post a Comment
Did you like this section? Leave a comment!
Your Name :
Your Email Address :
Your Comment :
Enter Image Text:
No Comments Posted
Latest in this section
Tennis: Tarik storms into U-12 final at OAB tournament
Gulf Cup: Ali apologises to nation as Oman try to salvage pride
Football: Big guns sweat over Champions League progress
Cricket: Aaron, Vijay star for India in opening tour game
Cricket: Clarke picked by Australia despite injury doubt
TOP RATED ARTICLES
Royal Oman Police foil falcon smuggling attempt, Coast Guard rescue four nationals
Times News Service
Football fans disappointed at Oman loss in Gulf Cup
Fahad Al Ghadani
Smriti turns down demands to make Sanskrit compulsory
Parrikar aims for zero error defence systems
22nd Gulf Cup: Qatar to face Saudi Arabia in final
Times News Service
More in News
Sri Lanka restores blood-soaked railway to Tamil heartland
Bucharest 'khans' reborn after decades of neglect
More than just a moustache - Adolf Hitler vs Charlie Chaplin
Urban gardens greening Berlin rooftops, airfield
Tips for writing a good article
More in Features
Politics behind the election of UN Secretary-General
Nuclear conflict remains an overbearing threat
Empowering people for inclusive growth
Staying competitive — A crucial objective for Oman
PTI resignations: Dithering by design
More in Columns
Copyright © 2012 Muscat Press & Publishing House SAOC. All rights reserved. Times of Oman is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.
For reprint rights contact:
TOO Online Editorial