IPL 2014: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Delhi Daredevils (DD), Match 8 at Abu Dhabi
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Brendon McCullum was dismissed for nine against Delhi Daredevils in Match 8 of IPL 2014 © IANS
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) trounced Delhi Daredevils (DD) by 93 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 on April 21. Dinesh Karthik scored 21 and Jimmy Neesham scored 22. Delhi only lost nine wickets but Nathan Coulter-Nile could not bat as he had suffered an injury during Chennai’s innings. Ishwar Pandey and Ravichandran Ashwin took two wickets each. It was a comprehensive victory for Chennai after their opening loss in IPL 7. Delhi have now lost two matches and won one from three.
Earlier, Chennai captain Dhoni had won the toss and elected to bat. After a moderate start, Chennai raced to a competitive 177 for seven in their 20 overs. Raina top-scored with 56 off 41 deliveries. He struck five fours and one six. Dhoni smashed a 15-ball 32 with two fours and two sixes. Dwayne Smith scored 29 and Faf du Plessis scored 24. Jaydev Unadkat was the pick of the bowlers with three wickets for 32 runs.