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    IPL 5, Match 46: as it happened

    Deccan Chargers innings:

    20th over: 150 for 5. Great shot for four through fine leg off the first ball by Christian makes it 16 to win from 5. Hilfenhaus comes back well and gives just three from the next two balls. With 13 to win from the final three balls Ashish Reddy gets hold out on the deep. A comfortable win in the end for CSK by 10 runs.

    Ashish Reddy c Vijay b Hilfenhaus 3(3)

    19th over: 141 for 4. And finally the danger man White falls after an excellent work in the field bu Jadeja. White is run out for 77. Deccan need 20 from the last over.

    Cameron White run out (Ravindra Jadeja/Dhoni) 77(53)

    18th over: 132 for 3. Big big over for Deccan Chargers, Cameron White smashes him Jadeja for two consecutive sixes and then follows it up with a boundary. Deccan need 29 from 12 balls and surely White is the key man for the Deccan.

    17th over: 114 for 3. Dwayne Bravo is back into the attack and after giving just three off the four deliveries, Cameron White hits him for four straight down the ground and then follows it up with a single.

    16th over: 106 for 3. Ravindra Jadeja continues and bowls another good over as he gives just four from it. Deccan need more than 12 runs an over from now on.

    15th over: 102 for 3. Ben Hilfenhaus is back into the attack and Daniel Christian smashes him for a huge six over the midwicket boundary, Deccan pick ten from the over.

    14th over: 92 for 3. Ravindra Jadeja, comes into the attack and another fine over as he gives four singles from the over.

    13th over: 88 for 3. Albie Morkel is back into the attack and bowls a fine over as he gives just three off it.

    12th over: 85 for 3. Suresh Raina, comes into the attack and after giving away six runs off five balls, he picks a sensational catch off his own bowling to send back skipper Kumar Sangakkara. CSK on top surely now.

    Sangakkara c and b Raina 1(5)

    11th over: 79 for 2. Dwayne Bravo is back into the attack Dhawan is unlucky in the middle as White smashes the ball hard straight and Bravo gets a hand to it and it hit the stumps and Dhawan is short of his crease. Lucky breakthrough for Chennai.

    Dhawan run out (Dwayne Bravo) 36(29)

    10th over: 76 for 1. Ashwin continues and Deccan pick up seven from the over that includes four off the fifth ball through the cover region by Cameron White. The match hangs in balance at the moment.

    9th over: 69 for 1. Jakati continues and White picks two off the first ball and then makes a room off the second and hits him for a boundary over the cover region. Meanwhile, Dhawan is matching him with stroke to stroke in the middle. Both the batsmen are on 34.

    8th over: 58 for 1. R Ashwin continues and after bowling four dot balls on trot, White hits him for a boundary off long-off and then takes a single off the last ball to make it five from the over.

    7th over: 53 for 1. Spin from both ends as Shadab Jakati, comes into the attack and gives away six singles from the over.

    6th over: 47 for 1. R Ashwin comes into the attack and gives seven from the over that includes a boundary off the fourth ball by Cameron White over the long on fielder.

    5th over: 40 for 1. Dwayne Bravo comes into the attack and Dhawan welcomes him with a boundary off the first ball as he clips the ball down the fine-leg and then Cameron White smashes his third ball for four over the mid-on and leg glances the last ball for another boundary. Another good over for Deccan.

    4th over: 25 for 1. Albie Morkel continues and gives eight from the over. Deccan duo pick up five off first five and then Dhawan plays a nice shot to take three off the last ball.

    3rd over: 17 for 1. Hilfenhaus continues and after keeping nice and tight off the first four balls, he bowls a loosener that Dhawan smashes for four to extra cover.

    2nd over: 9 for 1. Albie Morkel shares the new ball and after Dhawan sends his first ball to the boundary through covers. He comeback brilliantly and clean-bowls Parthiv Patel off the fourth ball but drops a sitter off his own bowling in the fifth

    Parthiv Patel b Albie Morkel 1(5)

    1st over: 4 for 0. Parthiv Patel and Dhawan are at the crease. Hilfenhaus makes his IPL debut and he will open the attack and gives just four from the over. Some brilliant fielding by Dwayne Bravo prevents the boundary off the fifth ball.

    Chennai Super Kings innings:

    20th over: 160 for 6. Daniel Christian sends back MS Dhoni off the first ball as an inside edge knocks his stumps over. Meanwhile, after given the life in the previous ball, smashed the fourth ball for a huge six over the deep midwicket and follows it up two twos in the last two balls.

    Dhoni b Christian 34(28)

    19th over: 147 for 5. Ashish Reddy is back into the attack and picks up Jadeja off the fourth ball after giving just three from first three balls. Meanwhile Dhoni smashes the fifth ball for four straight over the umpire's head.

    Ravindra Jadeja c Sangakkara b Ashish Reddy 4(9)

    18th over: 139 for 4. Steyn continues and gives just six from the over. Deccan bowlers have really pulled the things back in the latter stages. Dhoni and Jadeja have not been able to cut loose.

    17th over: 133 for 4. Daniel Christian is back into the attack and bowls a terrific over as he restricts CSK batsmen to just four from it. It's good bowling at the death by Deccan.

    16th over: 129 for 4. Dale Steyn is back into the attack and bowls a decent over at the death. Gives away just five from the over.

    15th over: 124 for 4. Abhishek Jhunjunwala is back into the attack and knocks over Morkel. Gives away just six from the over. Morkel tries to heave it over the midwicket but misses the ball completely.

    Albie Morkel b Jhunjunwala 13(9)

    14th over: 118 for 3. Veer Pratap Singh is back into the attack and picks up dangerous du Plessis, who pulls it away across the line but only manages to find Shikhar Dhawan in the deep at deep midwicket. Meanwhile, Dhoni and Albie Morkel pick nine from the over that includes a boundary down to the fine-leg.

    du Plessis c Dhawan b Pratap Singh 42(35)

    13th over: 109 for 2. Ashish Reddy comes into the attack and gives eight from over despite giving a no ball. du Plessis tries to hit the free hit out of the park but is caught in he deep but can't be given put because of free hit.

    12th over: 101 for 2. Daniel Christian is back into the attack and Dhoni welcomes him with a boundary to the sweeper cover and picks up another two off the fourth ball after singles in second and third. A single on the fifth brings up the hundred for the CSK.

    11th over: 91 for 2. Ankit Sharma is back into the attack and the batsmen in the middle pick up eight from the over in singles and doubles. MS Dhoni and du Plessis are in the middle for the hosts.

    10th over: 82 for 2. Amit Mishra continues and picks up Raina. Raina tries to go over the long on but only manages to find Jhunjhunwala in the deep. Seven from the over.

    Raina c Jhunjunwala b Amit Mishra 32(24)

    9th over: 75 for 1. Jhunjunwala continues and bowls another tight over as he restricts batsmen to just ones and twos.

    8th over: 69 for 1. Amit Mishra comes into the attack and du Plessis hits him for a six over the long-on off the third ball and the duo pick up five singles from the rest of the over to make it eleven off it.

    7th over: 58 for 1. Abhishek Jhunjunwala comes into the attack and bowls a pretty decent over. Gives away just two from it.

    6th over: 56 for 1. Daniel Christian, right-arm medium, comes into the attack. Another nine runs from the over which includes a boundary away to backward square leg by du Plessis.

    5th over: 47 for 1. Great over for Chennai Super Kings with bit of luck to go with it. du Plessis picks up three from the first ball, and Suresh Raina hits him for a four off the second ball and then two consecutive sixes off the final two balls. First one a huge one over the deep midwicket and the other one over deep square leg. Meanwhile, Amit Mishra drops a regulation catch of du Plessis off the fourth ball.

    4th over: 26 for 1. Steyn continues and du Plessis hits him for four off the first ball through the deep midwicket and Suresh Raina gets an edge off the fourth ball that flies over the wicketkeeper for another four.

    3rd over: 17 for 1. Veer Pratap Singh, comes into the attack and after being smashed for four off the first ball, he comes back and sends Vijay back. Vijay tries to play across the line gets a top edge and gives a simple catch at the third-man.

    Vijay c Amit Mishra b Pratap Singh 14(11)

    2nd over: 11 for 0. Dale Steyn comes into the attack and bowls a decent over. Gives away five from the over. Vijay is on ten whereas du Plessis is on one.

    1st over: 6 for 0. du Plessis and Vijay are at the crease for CSK. Ankit Sharma opens the attack for Deccan after giving one off the first three deliveries, Vijay hits him four at the extra cover region.

    7:30 p.m. Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat first against Deccan Chargers at the Chepauk on Friday.

    For Chennai, Murali Vijay comes in for Wriddhiman Saha and Mike Hussey makes way for Ben Hilfenhaus, while Abhishek Jhunjhunwala and Daniel Christian return for Deccan.

    Chennai Super Kings: Faf du Plessis, Murali Vijay, Suresh Raina, S Badrinath, MS Dhoni (w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Albie Morkel, Shadab Jakati, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ben Hilfenhaus

    Deccan Chargers: Parthiv Patel (wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Cameron White, Kumar Sangakkara (c), Daniel Christian, Abhishek Jhunjunwala, Ankit Sharma, Ashish Reddy, Amit Mishra, Dale Steyn, Veer Pratap Singh

    7:20 p.m. Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the IPL 5 match between Chennai Super Kings and Deccan Chargers. The remote crowd at the Chepauk will once again be backing the home team, which is looking for a morale-boosting win.

    The composition of the teams, especially the involvement of the foreign players, will be very crucial in the context of the game. While Mike Hussey's arrival has bolstered Chennai's batting, forms of Kumar Sangakkara and Cameron White have had a positive impact on the whole team. Our preview will give an in-depth analysis of the teams' composition.