Chennai Super Kings 166 for 6 (Jadeja 38*, Rampaul 3-31) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore 165 for 6 (De Villiers 64, Kohli 58) by four wickets.
Chennai Super Kings snatched victory from RCB jaws in a thrilling match. This match will be remembered as a complete entertainment match in IPL.Till the last moment both teams were inching towards victory but ‘Sir Ravindra Jadeja’ made all the difference.
RP Singh will never forget this match in his entire life as nothing went in his favour contrary to R Jadeja.RP Singh conceded 16 in the last over and that includes a huge no ball which was caught at third man. This single moment proved fatal for RCB and there was victory for Chennai Super Kings and broader smile on Sir R Jadeja face like all cricket lovers.
Chennai Super Kings needed two off the last ball and R Jadeja was desperate to settle score in the ball but he was caught at third man by Ravi Rampaul. Royal Challengers Bangalore started celebrating their victory but umpire declared this as no ball and now it was CSK turn to celebrate.
Chennai Super Kings won the toss and ask RCB to bat. Royal Challengers Bangalore hurricane Chris Gayle could not show his heroics this time and MA Agarwal added just 24 balls. With the failure of opening pair now onus was on Captain Kohli. Kohli (58 off 47 balls with 2 4s and 2 6s) propelled RCB and supported by AB de Villiers (64 off 32 balls).Other batsman could not contribute much.
CH Morris took 3 wickets by giving 40 runs.
Chennai Super Kings opening pair could not perform well. At one time CSK score was 10 for 2 wickets. Later on Raina,Badrinath and Dhoni consolidated CSK score.In the last there was Jadeja saga and CSK defeated RCB in a nail biting match.
R Rampaul took three wickets and RP Singh proved too costly for RCB.
R Jadeja has been declared Man Of the Match.