The run-chase would not have been possible without Akshar Patel’s unbeaten cameo knock of 23 off just nine.
McCullum was involved in two run outs including that of Raina — a wicket that turned the game on its head.
After Sehwag turns back clock with 122, KXIP survive a 25-ball 87 by CSK’s Raina to make first IPL final.
Virender Sehwag reveals promising his son, who was getting bullied at school for his dad’s poor form, a big knock.
In the MI vs RR game, there was a situation where a wide could have ensured qualification for Royals.
One of the major reasons for CSK’s success in IPL has been the ability of Raina and Dhoni to finish off games.
Team of IPL 7, Punjab, face the league’s most successful team, Chennai, in do or die Qualifier 2 at Wankhede.
There was rain in the air and Punjab were playing catch up with the Duckworth and Lewis par score.
Defending champions exit IPL after losing Eliminator to Chennai Super Kings by seven wickets.
A venue with a better drainage system, however, might have coped with the situation more efficiently.
Chennai have difficult task of curbing Mumbai’s new-found momentum in Eliminator.
His fifty count may be zero so far, but Vohra has shown great presence when facing the big names.
Kings XI Punjab will visit the Eden Gardens to take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the first play-off of IPL 7.
IPL 7’s top-2, KXIP and KKR, face off for place in final; Loser to get second chance in Qualifier 2.
For a brief moment, the Royals did seem to believe that they had somehow sneaked through, that wasn’t to be.
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