IPL

Morkel steers Chennai home

2012-05-10 21:37
Albie Morkel (File)

Jaipur - The Chennai Super Kings defeated the Rajasthan Royals by four wickets in their Indian Premier League clash at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium on Thursday.

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The Royals were restricted to 126-6 as Australian pace bowler Ben Hilfenhaus produced an impressive spell of 2-8 in four overs which comprised the prize wickets of captain Rahul Dravid and all-rounder Shane Watson.

The two-time defending champions Chennai failed to get a big contribution from any of their main batsmen and were tottering on 88-6 in the 17th over before South African all-rounder Albie Morkel and Anirudh Srikkanth struck 18 apiece off six balls each, both scoring one six and two fours to lead the team home with 11 balls to spare.

Chennai moved up to fourth place with six wins, six losses and one no-result from 13 games. Rajasthan are sixth with a 6-7 record.

Scores:

Chennai Super Kings 127-6 in 18.1 overs (Suresh Raina 23; Sidharth Trivedi 2-18, Pankaj Singh 2-40) def. Rajasthan Royals 126-6 (Brad Hodge 33, Stuart Binny 27; Ben Hilfenhaus 2-8, Yo Mahesh 2-21).

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