Champions League T20

Dhoni shines in Chennai win

2012-10-22 17:27
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (AP)
Durban - Mahendra Singh Dhoni blasted a quick-fire 31 (off 23 balls) to help the Chennai Super Kings to a four-wicket victory over Yorkshire in their Champions League Twenty20 match at Kingsmead on Monday.

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Dhoni struck two fours and two sixes as the Indian side reached 141 for six, with six balls to spare, in reply to Yorkshire’s 140 for six. Subramaniam Badrinath also shined for Chennai with 47 from 38 balls.

Gary Ballance was Yorkshire’s best batsman with 58 off 38 balls while Chennai’s bowling attack was led by South Africa's Albie Morkel, who claimed 2-12, while Australian paceman Doug Bollinger claimed 2-16.

The result had no impact on the final standings in Group B as both teams had already been eliminated from semi-final contention.

Teams:

Chennai: Murali Vijay, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina (captain), Subramaniam Badrinath, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Albie Morkel, Wriddhiman Saha (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ben Hilfenhaus, Doug Bollinger.

Yorkshire:
Andrew Gale (captain), Joe Root, Adam Lyth, Gary Ballance, David Miller, Adil Rashid, Dan Hodgson (wicketkeeper), Azeem Rafiq, Steven Patterson, Iain Wardlaw, Oliver Hannon-Dalby.

 

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