Match 24 IPL 2013 –IST Delhi Daredevils vs Chennai Super Kings
Date – Thu Apr 18
Time – 14:30 GMT | 20:00 IST
Venue – Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
Toss – Chennai Super Kings elected to bat
Result – Chennai Super Kings won by 86 runs
Today in the 24th match of Pepsi IPL 2013, Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bat first. Michael Hussey and Murali Vijay scored 30 runs for the first wicket partnership before Murli Vijay got out after scoring 18 off 13 balls. Michael Hussey stood firm on one end and kept scoring runs and was ably supported by Suresh Raina(30 off 32 balls). MS Dhoni also played a 23 ball 44 runs cameo and along with Michael Hussey (65 off 50 balls not out) helped Chennai post a total of 169/4 in 20 overs.
Chasing 170 for a much needed victory, Delhi got off to a poor start as they lost opener David Warner and Manprit Juneja in the second over leaving the team struggling at 13/2 in 2 overs. The double loss of Captain Mahela Jayawardene and Virender Sehwag shattered the batting order of Delhi as they were reduced to 30/4 in 5.1 overs. The win looked a distant dream and wickets kept falling at regular interval. Finally Delhi were all out for 83 in 17.3 overs and thus Chennai registered a massive win by 86 runs.