Saturday, April 19, 2008

IPL: Chennai Super beat Punjab Kings by 33 runs

Chennai Super Kings beat Punjab Kings by 33 runs on Saturday in the first match of the day in Indian Premier League at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali.

Chennai Super Kings earlier set the highest record of Twenty20 cricket score with 240 runs, Punjab Kings XI chasing the target scored 207 runs in 20 overs.

Jay Hope 71, was the top scorer for the Punjab side and Kumara Sangakkara scored 54 runs.

Muralitharan, P. Amarnath and Joginder Singh grabbed one wicket each for Chennai Super Kings.

Earlier, the Chennai team won the toss and elected to bat firs. Michael Hussey made 116 runs with 10 sixes and seven fours for Chennai.

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