Michael Hussey showed that he can still be a force to reckon with by scoring a gutsy half-century. With wickets falling at the other end, the left-hander kept playing his shots and took his team closer to the target. Hussey ended with a score of 56 from 46 balls. His knock included three fours and two hits for the maximum. The former Australian cricketer was dismissed with Super Kings requiring 32 off 21 balls. You can watch the video highlights of Michael Hussey’s innings here.
Chasing 140, Super Kings got off to a poor start and lost opener Dwayne Smith in the fourth over with score reading 21 for one. However, a 40-run stand for the second wicket between Michael Hussey and Faf du Plessis brought CSK back on track. Chahal then struck twice, removing du Plessis and Raina in one over. This double blow left CSK reeling at 61 for three inside ten overs. Also Read- Chennai Super Kings restrict Royal Challengers Bangalore to 139/8.
Earlier, put to bat first Royal Challengers were restricted to 139 for eight in their quota of 20 overs. Chris Gayle top-scored for his side with 41 off 43 balls. Sarfraz Khan then propelled his team with a 21-ball 31.