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IPL 6, 2013 May 21 Qualifier 1 match results : Chennai Super Kings thrash Mumbai Indians to seal final berth

Delhi, May 22 (): In the Qualifier 1 match of the IPL 2013 played between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians on Tuesday, May 21 at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi, Chennai Super Kings thrashed Mumbai Indians to seal final berth and make it to fourth consecutive final.

Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians played the first play-off on May 21, named as Qualifier 1. The team that wins will directly go to the final. So, CSK enters finals directly.

The second play-off will be played between Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad on May 22. One who loses this match will be out of the competition and the winner will play the Qualifier 2 against the loser of the Qualifier 1.

Score card:

Toss : Chennai Super Kings won the toss and chose to bat
Chennai Super Kings 192/1 (20.0 ov)
Mumbai Indians 144/10 (18.4 ov)
Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 48 runs

Man of the match MEK Hussey (Chennai Super Kings)

Match highlights:

CSK has made it to the fifth final in six editions of the cash-rich league. The only time they did not appear for the title round was the second edition held in South Africa where they lost in the semi-finals.

Choosing to bat, CSK openers Hussey and Raina took the Mumbai Indians attack to the cleaners. Hussey delighted the crowd with his amazing strokes as he scored an unbeaten 86 off 58 balls with the help of 10 boundaries and two sixes. He was given company by ever-dependable Suresh Raina who scored 42-ball-82 that had five boundaries and an equal number of sixes.

The duo scored 123 runs in the last 10 overs with both going on a rampage and set a target of 193 to Mumbai Indians.

Chasing a big score 193, Mumbai Indians were rolled out for just 144, yielding a thumping victory to the former champions.

Dwayne Smith’s aggressive hit gave 28-ball 68 but after his fall, Mumbai lost wickets in heap.

Mumbai Indians’ last nine wickets fell for 57 runs. Mumbai will however get another chance to qualify for the final when they meet winner of the second qualifier between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals.

Score board:

Chennai Super Kings innings (20 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
MEK Hussey not out 86 58 10 2 148.27
M Vijay c Smith b Pollard 23 20 2 0 115.00
SK Raina not out 82 42 5 5 195.23
Extras (lb 1) 1

 IPL 6, 2013 May 21 Qualifier 1 match results : Chennai Super Kings thrash Mumbai Indians to seal final berth
Total (1 wicket; 20 overs) 192 (9.60 runs per over)
Did not bat MS Dhoni*†, RA JadejaS BadrinathDJ BravoJA MorkelCH MorrisR AshwinMM Sharma
Fall of wickets 1-52 (Vijay, 7.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MG Johnson 4 0 40 0 10.00
MM Patel 3 0 32 0 10.66
Harbhajan Singh 4 0 26 0 6.50
SL Malinga 4 0 45 0 11.25
PP Ojha 2 0 20 0 10.00
KA Pollard 3 0 28 1 9.33
Mumbai Indians innings (target: 193 runs from 20 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
DR Smith c Raina b Jadeja 68 28 6 5 242.85
AP Tare c Vijay b Morkel 7 7 1 0 100.00
KD Karthik lbw b Jadeja 11 18 1 0 61.11
RG Sharma* c Bravo b Morris 8 15 0 0 53.33
KA Pollard c Hussey b Jadeja 24 16 1 2 150.00
AT Rayudu c Morris b Sharma 15 14 1 0 107.14
Harbhajan Singh c Vijay b Bravo 0 4 0 0 0.00
MG Johnson c Raina b Bravo 6 7 0 0 85.71
SL Malinga c Hussey b Bravo 0 2 0 0 0.00
PP Ojha c Bravo b Sharma 0 2 0 0 0.00
MM Patel not out 0 0 0 0
Extras (lb 3, w 1, nb 1) 5

 IPL 6, 2013 May 21 Qualifier 1 match results : Chennai Super Kings thrash Mumbai Indians to seal final berth
Total (all out; 18.4 overs) 144 (7.71 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-12 (Tare, 1.4 ov), 2-87 (Smith, 8.2 ov), 3-95 (Karthik, 10.3 ov), 4-101 (Sharma, 11.6 ov),5-127 (Pollard, 14.5 ov), 6-128 (Harbhajan Singh, 15.5 ov), 7-139 (Johnson, 17.3 ov), 8-140 (Malinga, 17.6 ov),9-144 (Rayudu, 18.2 ov), 10-144 (Ojha, 18.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MM Sharma 3.4 0 32 2 8.72
JA Morkel 3 0 26 1 8.66 (1w)
CH Morris 3 0 26 1 8.66 (1nb)
R Ashwin 2 0 17 0 8.50
RA Jadeja 4 0 31 3 7.75
DJ Bravo 3 0 9 3 3.00
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