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Kings XI Punjab won by 4 runs
KXIP
197/7 - 20/20 ov
CSK
193/5 - 20/20 ov
Match 12, Mohali

What a match! KXIP always looked like that they had the game in the bag as they kept on taking regular wickets. The top order for CSK got starts without pushing on. Rayudu then took the attack to the hosts before he fell for 49 to swing the momentum the way of Ashwin's men. However Dhoni timed his assualt almost to perfection and in the end was one hit away from stealing yet another victory, all of this with a bad back.

Ashwin: "Overall I feel that the bowling went well. It was crucial to get Rayudu at that point of the game. We are not going to be a team that thinks maybe we could have done this or that, but we are going to be a team that thinks maybe we could have stuck to the basics."

Dhoni: "They bowled pretty well. Mujeeb you can say to a lot of extent was the major difference. It's not really easy to hit him at will. Overall I think Chris' (Gayle) innings and Mujeeb bowled really well. Overall they played better than us and we need to improve in a few areas."

MoM: Chris Gayle

Kings XI Punjab win by 4 runs

End of Over 20 - 12 runs CSK 193/5
MS Dhoni79* (44b 6x4 5x6)
Dwayne Bravo*1* (1b)

Six! Dhoni finishes it in style but it's a little too late. In the slot and Dhoni went over the bowler's head

19.6 M Sharma to MS Dhoni, SIX, 137.7 km/h full length outside off stump.

Another dot! Full and wide and Dhoni squeezed it to the deep-point fielder and refused the run

19.5 M Sharma to MS Dhoni, no run, 137.68 km/h full length outside off stump.

Dot! Bang on the money from Mohit. A yorker just inside that wide guide line. Gold dust

19.4 M Sharma to MS Dhoni, no run, 135.65 km/h full length outside off stump.

Four! Full and wide once more and Dhoni gets bat on ball to squeeze it behind point

19.3 M Sharma to MS Dhoni, FOUR, 135.7 km/h full toss outside off stump.

Full and very wide this time

19.3 M Sharma to MS Dhoni, wide delivery.

Full and wide and Dhoni is stuck on the crease and can't reach it. He had cleared the front foot

19.2 M Sharma to MS Dhoni, no run, 137.06 km/h full length outside off stump.

Full and into the boots and Bravo works it to the on-side

19.1 M Sharma to DJ Bravo, one run, 137.8 km/h full length going down leg.
End of Over 19 - 19 runs, 1 wicket CSK 181/5
MS Dhoni69* (39b 5x4 4x6)
Dwayne Bravo*0* (0b)

Six! What an innings from the skipper! A knee-high full toss from Tye and Dhoni finds himself leaning back and in an awkward position and flays at it with one hand but the contact is good enough to send it over the backward-square boundary

18.6 A Tye to MS Dhoni, SIX, 135.3 km/h full toss just outside off stump.
18.5 A Tye to MS Dhoni, two runs, 139.85 km/h full toss outside off stump.

Four! Awww take that! Short and wide and Dhoni opened the blade to guide it fine to the third-man boundary

18.4 A Tye to MS Dhoni, FOUR, 126.01 km/h short length outside off stump.

Six! Dhoni is going down fighting! A length ball just outside off and Dhoni dragged it to the on-side with a mighty heave

18.3 A Tye to MS Dhoni, SIX, 137.44 km/h good length outside off stump.

Wicket! Tye does what he does best! Take wickets at the back end when the heat is on. Jadeja had one thing on his mind and that was to belt another one out the stadium. However he was in a poor position to play the shot and skied it to close mid-off

18.2 A Tye to R Jadeja, WICKET!!! R Jadeja is out c Ravichandran Ashwin b Andrew Tye, 134.76 km/h full length just outside off stump.
18.1 A Tye to MS Dhoni, one run, 136.43 km/h full length outside off stump.
End of Over 18 - 19 runs CSK 162/4
Ravindra Jadeja19* (12b 1x4 1x6)
MS Dhoni*50* (34b 4x4 2x6)

Six! CSK are alive and kicking folks! The length ball is launched into the stands by Jadeja this time. Not a great ball at this stage and Jadeja swung through the line to go over wide long-on

17.6 M Sharma to R Jadeja, SIX, 113.2 km/h short length just outside off stump.

50 for MS Dhoni

A short wide one is nudged to the off-side for an easy single

17.5 M Sharma to MS Dhoni, one run, 116.36 km/h short length outside off stump.

Six! Those wrists! Lightning-quick hands sees the length ball on the pads disappearing out into the stands behind wide long-on

17.4 M Sharma to MS Dhoni, SIX, 137.55 km/h full length on off stump.
17.3 M Sharma to R Jadeja, one run, 108.58 km/h short length outside off stump.
17.2 M Sharma to MS Dhoni, one run, 135.37 km/h full toss just outside off stump.

Four! Could this be the moment? A low full toss is dispatched to the man at cow-corner who misjudges the catch attempt. The ball is dying on him and he put in the dive but got nowhere near it and the ball raced over the rope

17.1 M Sharma to MS Dhoni, FOUR, 134.55 km/h full toss going down leg.
End of Over 17 - 12 runs CSK 143/4
Ravindra Jadeja12* (10b 1x4)
MS Dhoni*38* (30b 3x4 1x6)

Four! Jadeja gets in on the action as he backs away and goes up and over to the vacant deep extra-cover region

16.6 A Tye to R Jadeja, FOUR, 103.99 km/h short length on leg stump.
16.5 A Tye to MS Dhoni, one run, 136.64 km/h full length outside off stump.

Four! Bludgeoned! Absolutely bludgeoned! Dhoni races down the track and plays a powerful baseball bunt that flies past wide long-off before he could blink

16.4 A Tye to MS Dhoni, FOUR, 118.25 km/h good length outside off stump.
16.4 A Tye to MS Dhoni, wide delivery.
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