Chennai Super Kings vs Brisbane Heat Live Cricket Score, CLT20 2013 Group B match: CSK need 138 to win

Suresh Raina is the highest run-getter for the Chennai Super Kings in Champions League T20 © IANS (File Photo)

Sep 28, 2013

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Chennai dominated the game for most parts except the the powerplay and the last three overs of the first innings. This was also the biggest win ever in Champions League T20 history ever, which highlights the the way Chennai dominated in the match. While, they remain unbeaten in the tournament, Brisbane are still without a win.

Chennai Super Kings  140/2 | Overs 15.5 |  Hussey 57* Dhoni 13*

MS Dhoni finishes it off with Chennai with a six! Dhoni smashes a bounadary and a six to take Chennai to an eight-wicket win.

Chennai Super Kings  125/2 | Overs 15 |  Hussey 45* Dhoni 3*

The crowd has come alive as local boy Dhoni walks out to bat. Michael Hussey brings up his half-century with a boundary off the first ball. With Hussey and Dhoni at the crease, the fielders have little margin for error. Chennai need 13 to win from 24 balls.

Chennai Super Kings  116/2 | Overs 14 |  Hussey 45*  OUT! 116/2 (Raina 23 (15) | Overs 13.6)

Even in the 14th over Hussey is looking fresh as the first over, still running hard for singles and trying to convert ones into twos. However, Raina is caught in front of the stumps. However, the wicket comes a little too late for Brisbane. Chennai now need 22 to win from 30 balls

Chennai Super Kings  111/1 | Overs 13 |  Hussey 45*  Raina 21*

Hussey brings up Chennai’s 100 with a pull towards deep mid-wicket. They brought up their second 50 in 32 balls. The running between the two players is creating panic on the fielding side. Chennai need 27 runs to win 42 balls.

Chennai Super Kings  98/1 | Overs 12 |  Hussey 39*  Raina 13*

Both the batsmen are looking good at the crease. They are playing to all parts of the ground to get easy singles. Raina ends the over with a huge six. Chennai now need 40 runs to win from 48 balls to win their third consecutive match of the tournament.

Chennai Super Kings  87/1 | Overs 11 |  Hussey 37*  Raina 5*

Poor fielding isn’t helping Brisban’e cause, especially with dew also playing a part. Suresh Raina is looking edgy. He is lucky to survive after two edges fall in safe regions

Chennai Super Kings  76/1 | Overs 10 |  Hussey 31*  Raina 0* OUT! 75/1 (Murali Vijay 42 (27) | Overs 9.2 overs)

Murali Vijay perishes! Trying to pull a short-pitched delivery, Vijay mistimes the shot to fine-leg. He was looking good during his stay at the crease.

Chennai Super Kings  70/0 | Overs 9 |  Hussey 29*  Vijay 38*

Both the openers are rotating the strike easily and are cruising along well. They have minimised risks and look at ease as Hauritz fails to grip the ball well.

Chennai Super Kings  61/0 | Overs 8 |  Hussey 21*  Vijay 37*

Brisbane bowlers look helpless as Murali Vijay looks at ease while he moves out of the crease to attack. Quick running between the wickets by Hussey results in misfields by the Brisbane players.

Chennai Super Kings  52/0 | Overs 7 |  Hussey 17*  Vijay 32*

The dew has started to trouble the bowlers as they are finding it tough to grip the ball. Murali Vijay dances down the track to smash a full-toss beyond the deep mid-wicket boundary for a six. He follows it up with another six.

Chennai Super Kings  37/0 | Overs 6 |  Hussey 15*  Vijay 18*

Vijay looks at ease as he flicks the second delivery off the over for a boundary. Daniel Christian comes back well to bowl a tight line. He teases Michael Hussey with outswing delivery from the middle-stump.

Chennai Super Kings  30/0 | Overs 5 |  Hussey 15*  Vijay 13*

Gannon kept the line tight and didn’t give room to the batsmen to free their arms. The highlight of the over was a well-bowled bouncer that hit Murali Vijay’s over. Just two runs from the over.

Chennai Super Kings  28/0 | Overs 4 |  Hussey 14*  Vijay 12*

Hussey is quick between the wickets as the two batsmen avoid to play risky shots. Murali Vijay is looking good with his wristy flicks.

Chennai Super Kings  23/0 | Overs 3 |  Hussey 12*  Vijay 9*

Murali Vijay continues to struggle in the first four deliveries. However, he does well to put away a delivery on leg stump for a boundary with some good use of wrists. He slams another boundary off the next ball.

Chennai Super Kings  15/0 | Overs 2 |  Hussey 12*  Vijay 1*

The over started off with two wides. The openers are not taking too many risks. But as always, they are quick between the wickets.

Chennai Super Kings  7/0 | Over 1 |  Hussey 6*  Vijay 1*

Michael Hussey gets Chennai off the mark with a slash between cover and point fielder. It was in the air, but perfectly placed. Murali Vijay also scores his first run of this year’s CLT20.

Ben Cutting and James Hartley did a fine job to take Brisbane Heat to a respectable total after they were tottering at 66 for six at one stage. The batsmen were struggling against the Chennai spinners who gave away just 37 runs from their 11 overs and bagged four wickets.

Brisbane Heat  137/7 | Overs 20 |  Cutting 42*  OUT! 137/7 ( Hartley 35 (32) | Overs 19.6)

Cutting starts off the over with yet another six. He follows it up with another over extra cover boundary off the next ball. Brisbane have really got their innings moving in the last three overs. The two put on the highest seventh wicket partnership in CLT20 history. Brisbane score 21 runs off the last over.

Brisbane Heat  116/6 | Overs 19 |  Cutting 29*  Hartley 27*

Jason Holder is brought back into the attack. Ben Cutting lets loose as he smashes his thrid six. Hartley too joins the act with a cover-drive for a boundary.

Brisbane Heat  103/6 | Overs 18 |  Cutting 21*  Hartley 22*

Jason Holder drops a catch! Ben Cutting, in a bid to end the boundary drought slogs a delivery off Dwayne Bravo, but it fails to get the distance. Holder makes a brilliant effort at long off, but drops the catch. However, Cutting gets hold of the next one and sends it beyond the deep mid-wicket boundary. He follows it up with another six off the fifth ball to bring up Brisbane’s 100.

Brisbane Heat  87/6 | Overs 17 |  Cutting 6*  Hartley 21*

Both the batsmen look settled at the crease now. They need to start accelerating. They are still dealing in singles and doubles. Eight runs scored off the over.

Brisbane Heat  79/6 | Overs 16 |  Cutting 5*  Hartley 15*

Suresh Raina is brought in for his third over. Chennai Super Kings are getting through their overs quickly. Suresh Raina keeps it flat. Dhoni missed a tough run-out chance of the fifth delivery. Just two runs off the over.

Brisbane Heat  77/6 | Overs 15 |  Cutting 4*  Hartley 14*

Dew has started to set in. Jadeja is finding it tough to grip the ball and making it easier for batsmen to face him. However, boundaries have not come for long and they are still dealing in singles.

Brisbane Heat  72/6 | Overs 14 |  Cutting 2*  Hartley 11*

With Dwayne Bravo coming into the attack, Brisbane batsmen are looking more comfortable at the crease being able to middle the ball. However, they are still finding it difficult to get runs. Manage just four runs from the over.

Brisbane Heat  68/6 | Overs 13 |  Cutting 2*  Hartley 7* OUT! 66/6 (Sabburg 2 (14) | Overs 12.3)

Sabburg’s misery against spin ends as he edges Raina’s delivery to the stumps. Brisbane don’t seem to be in a position to bat out the 20 overs.

Brisbane Heat  65/6 | Overs 12 |  Sabburg 2*  Hartley 6*

Brisbane are playing out too many dot deliveries to their liking. Six in the over. It is not looking good for the Australian side.

Brisbane Heat  65/5 | Overs 11 |  Sabburg 2*  Hartley 6*

After Jadeja and Ashwin, it is Raina’s turn to trouble the Brisbane batsmen with his off-breaks. Even juicy full-tosses are not put away. They are looking mediocre with their batting  Just four singles from the over.

Brisbane Heat  61/5 | Overs 10 |  Sabburg 0*  Hartley 4* OUT! 61/5 (Lynn 29 (25) | Overs 9.3)

Brisbane batsmen continue to struggle while playing spin. Ashwin foxes Chris Lynn who fails to read a doosra and ends up edging to Ravindra Jadeja stationed at short third man.

Brisbane Heat  60/4 | Overs 9 |  Lynn 29*, Hartley 3*

Lynn is finding it tough to read Jadeja. James Hopes is visibly upset sitting at the dugout looking at the helplessness of the Brisbane batsmen

Brisbane Heat  56/4 | Overs 8 |  Lynn 28*, Hartley 0*

And MS Dhoni has dropped a catch! Who would’ve thought he would ever make a mistake! Ashwin continues and his variation keeps the batsmen from scoring freely. Just one run from the over.

Brisbane Heat  55/4 | Overs 7 |  Lynn 27*  OUT! Christian 3 (7), Burns 0 (1)

Sir Ravindra Jadeja comes in and strikes twice! First Christian looks to take him apart in the very first ball and is caught by Michael Hussey in the deep. Jadeja then sends back new man Joe Burns with a ball from around the wicket. It was angled into the right hander and the length was inviting Burns to go for a cut. He chased and the edge carried to the slip fielder


Brisbane Heat  54/2 | Overs 6 |  Lynn 27*, Christian 2*

Lynn is looking fine nick here. A good start by Ravichandran Ashwin ends with Lynn coming down the track and playing an inside out shot through covers. 50 comes up for Brisbane at the end of the powerplay overs.

Brisbane Heat  46/2 | Overs 5 |  Lynn 20*, Christian 1*

Lynn flatbats the ball for a six straight back off Jason Holder. Only Lynn knows how he did that to a ball that was close to 140 kmph. He then followed it up with a boundary behind square leg. 12 runs come from the over.


Brisbane Heat  33/2 | Overs 4 |  Lynn 9*, Christian 0* OUT! Hopes 20 (14)

Hopes gets two fours in from two balls but is dismissed off the fourth delivery! Another boundary comes off the next ball. 12 runs and a wicket off it.

Brisbane Heat 21/1 | Overs 3 | Hopes 12*, Lynn 9*

Nine runs come from the over. Brisbane getting a move on here.


Brisbane Heat 12/1 | Overs 2 | Hopes 7*, Lynn 5*

Albie Morkel starts off from the other end. Lynn charges down the wicket in the fourth ball and clears the infield to send the ball to the long on boundary. Seven runs from the over.

Brisbane Heat 5/1 | Overs 1 | Hopes 5*, Lynn 0* OUT! Michael 0 (2)

Skipper James Hopes starts with a boundary. A length delivery from Mohit Sharma that is dispatched to the boundary. Mohit does well while bowling to Michael and picks up his wicket! The over ends with five runs and wicket. Chennai are on a roll already!


Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to field against Brisbane Heat in the Group B clash of the Champions League T20 2013.


Chennai Super Kings: Michael Hussey, Murali Vijay, Suresh Raina, Subramaniam Badrinath, MS Dhoni (c&wk), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Albie Morkel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jason Holder, Mohit Sharma.

Brisbane Heat: James Hopes (c), Joe Burns, Dom Michael, Daniel Christian, Chris Lynn, Chris Hartley (wk), Ben Cutting, Chris Sabburg, Nathan Hauritz, Matthew Gale, Cameroon Gonnon.

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