Alviro Petersen s ton takes Highveld Lions to 284/4

Earlier Highveld Lions elected to bowl first ©  AFP

 

Cape Town: Oct 16, 2012

 

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) reached a score of 158 runs for the loss of six wickets against Highveld Lions in the Champions League T20 (CLT20) 2012 Group B match at Cape Town on Tuesday.

 

Earlier Highveld Lions won the toss and asked Chennai Super Kings to bat first.

 

Openers Faf du Plessis and Murali Vijay gave a solid start as they added 44 runs for the first wicket.

 

However a disciplined effort by Lions bowlers put a brake on CSK’s scoring as they lost wickets at regular interval.

 

A fifty-run partnership between MS Dhoni and S Badrinath consolidated the innings.

 

Skipper MS Dhoni (34) and S Badrinath took charge at a time when the batting struggled at 106 runs for the loss of five wickets.

 

Brief Scores: Chennai Super Kings 158 for 6 in 20 overs (MS Dhoni 34, S Badrinath 27*; Aaron Phangiso 2 for 17) vs Highveld Lions

 

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