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    IPL 5, Match 59: as it happened

    Chennai Super Kings:

    16th over: 115 for 1. Raina takes three runs off Aaron's second ball to clinch the match for Chennai by nine wickets. Vijay remained unbeaten on 48, ably supported by Raina and Hussey.

    15th over: 112 for 1. First ball from Morkel, Raina gives himself room and smacks it over covers for a six. Chennai take 11 runs from this over and require 3 runs to win from 30 balls.

    14th over: 101 for 1. From the last couple of matches, Vijay shows his class. He hits Aaron over extra-cover for a six. A clear hit from Vijay.

    13th over: 93 for 1. Chennai are able to get the odd boundaries going and taking it easy at the moment. A couple of quick wickets may have worked in the favour of the visiting team.

    12th over: 87 for 1. Chennai now require 28 off 48 balls to clinch the match and they are moving easily towards the target.

    11th over: 83 for 1. Finally Delhi break the opening stand between Hussey and Vijay. Hussey tries to make room and cut Pathan over point but plays straight to the fielder.

    Mike Hussey c Jayawardene b Pathan 38 (32)

    10th over: 75 for 0. Van der Merwe gets through a tidy one. Naman Ojha grasses one edge off Vijay.

    9th over: 70 for 0. Sehwag brings on Irfan Pathan a bit late into the attack. Pathan as usual leaks runs in his first over.

    8th over: 63 for 0. Virender Sehwag brings on Van der Merwe, maybe to slow down things a bit. Early wickets for Delhi would have kept them in the hunt, but now the match seems to be running away from their hands.

    7th over: 55 for 0. The way Hussey and Vijay are going at the moment the match would might get over before 15 overs. Vijay scores two consecutive fours off Umesh: first one over point and the second through the on-side.

    6th over: 45 for 0. Runs are coming thick and fast for Chennai at the moment as Hussey welcomes Aaron with a six over point.

    5th over: 38 for 0. Both the Chennai openers seems to be in big hurry as they take three fours from this Morne over.

    4th over: 25 for 0. Varun Aaron comes on to bowl his first over and concedes 10 runs. Fifth ball, Hussey comes down the track and hits it over covers for a four.

    3rd over: 15 for 0. Hussey should consider himself lucky to have survived till now, as the ball misses the outside edge so many times. Just five runs from this over.

    2nd over: 10 for 0. First Morne and now Umesh Yadav get some shape on the ball going. Umesh bowls one outside off and Murali Vijay hits it through the covers for a boundary.

    1st over: 2 for 0. Morne Morkel starts the proceedings for Delhi. With Faf du Plessis still unwell, Michael Hussey has been promoted as opener.

    Delhi Daredevils:

    20th over: 114 for 5. Nagar remains unbeaten on 44 as Bravo concedes just seven runs in the last over. For Chennai Hilfenaus is the top performer with three wickets while Morkel and Ashwin chip in with one wicket each.

    19th over: 107 for 5. Hilfenaus goes for runs in his last over which consisted of a six and a four. Hilfenaus strays down the off-side a bit and Nagar hits a one-handed six over point.

    18th over: 94 for 3. The pitch has no demons in it, but some poor shot selection from Delhi batsmen has led to their downfall. Bravo concedes just six runs in this over.

    17th over: 88 for 5. Chennai get through another tidy over and in the process Morkel completes his spell. and return with figures of 1 for 15.

    16th over: 84 for 5. Ashwin completes an excellent spell of four overs by giving away 17 runs and one wicket. At the moment Delhi need some odd boundaries going.

    15th over: 78 for 5. Delhi from here would look to score of 120. Irfan Pathan and Yogesh Nagar should only be looking at this target.

    14th over: 74 for 5. What a catch Morkel takes to remove Venugopal. The right-handed batsman tries to play inside out but Morkel stretches his hand to take a blinder.

    Venugopal Rao c Morkel b Ashwin 27 (24)

    13th over: 71 for 4. Delhi break shackles in this over. Venugopal decides to attack and launches Jakati over long-on for a six. Delhi take 11 runs from this over.

    12th over: 60 for 4. Delhi's innings is moving at a snail's pace as the Chennai spinners are bowling a nagging length.

    11th over: 56 for 4. With nine overs remaining, someone has to lift the ante to atleast take the team to a decent total.

    10th over: 52 for 4. The new ball bowlers have done the job for Dhoni and now its up to the spinners to take charge.

    9th over: 48 for 4. Finally Rao manages to break the shackles with a six from the first ball off Ravindra Jadeja. 11 runs from this over.

    8th over: 37 for 4. Wickets earlier on can take a toll on the scoring rate. Presently the boundaries have dried out and Venugopal Rao, Yogesh Nagar need to stay calm.

    7th over: 32 for 4. Now Delhi are looking down the barrel with four wickets down. The visiting team batsmen need to build on a good stand to consolidate the earlier wickets.

    6th over: 27 for 4. The decision of bowling first is reaping results for Chennai as Delhi lose another wicket in the form of Mahela Jayawardene. Morkel pitches it up and Jayawardene scoops it to the mid-on fielder for a simple catch.

    Mahela Jayawardene c Hussey b Morkel 8 (10)

    5th over: 24 for 3. Hilfenaus into his third over and again gets a wicket. The Delhi batsmen are finding red hot to handle Hilfenaus at the moment. Ojha gets a thin edge to a delivery sliding down the leg and Dhoni dives to his left and manages to hold on to it.

    Naman Ojha c Dhoni b Hilfenhaus 3 (11)

    4th over: 21 for 2. Just three runs from this Morkel over. After the fall of two wickets the scoring rate has taken a major beating. Now its up to the middle order to do the repair.

    3rd over: 18 for 2. Hilfenaus dismisses Warner. First ball of the over, Hilfenaus pitches it up outside off-stump and Warner plays straight to mid-off fielder.

    David Warner c Ashwin b Hilfenhaus 8 (9)

    2nd over: 12 for 1. Naman Ojha joins Warner at the middle. Albie morkel pitches one up and Warner drives through the covers for four. Seven runs come from this over.

    1st over: 5 for 1. Ben Hilfenaus good form with the ball continues as he dismisses Virender Sehwag early. Hilfenaus gets the ball to swing out a bit to knock off Sehwag's off-stump.

    Virender Sehwag b Hilfenhaus 4 (2)


    Delhi Daredevils: Virender Sehwag (capt), David Warner, Mahela Jayawardene, Naman Ojha (wk), Venugopal Rao, Yogesh Nagar, Irfan Pathan, Roelof van der Merwe, Morne Morkel, Varun Aaron, Umesh Yadav

    Chennai Super Kings: Murali Vijay, Michael Hussey, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (wk/capt), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Albie Morkel, Srikkanth Anirudha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shadab Jakati, Ben Hilfenhaus

    7:30 pm: Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni has won the toss and elected to field. Chennai have made one change in the form of Shadab Jakati, while Delhi bring in Van der Merwe and Umesh Yadav.

    7:15 pm: Hello and welcome to the 59th IPL 5 match between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Daredevils at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The home team desperately need a win to keep their play-off hopes alive, while Delhi are sitting pretty at top of the points table.