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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