Chennai advances with a thumping win
Power hitting MS Dhoni hit a 20 ball half century to guide Chennai Super Kings to the second qualifier of the DLF IPL tournament. Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 38 runs in the first elimination match of the IPL, Played at Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore, on Wednesday.
Chasing 188, Mumbai were restricted to 149 for 9 in 20 overs. Chennai will play Delhi Daredevils on Friday, 25.
Dhoni and Dwayne Bravo (33 off 14 balls) smashed 73 off 29 balls to guide Chennai Super Kings for a comfortable 187 for 5 wickets against Mumbai Indians
Dhawal Kulkarni started off with two wickets in his first two balls to reduce Chennai two for a single run but Michael Hussey and Subramanium Badrinath repaired the damage with a 94 runs stand for the third wicket. Later Dhoni hit unbeaten 51 with 6 fours and two magnificent sixes.