Apr 282013

Michael Hussey

Still got it … Mike Hussey has been in superb form throughout this year’s IPL. Source: Dibyangshu Sarkar / AAP

Michael Hussey scored 95 as Chennai Super Kings went top of the Indian Premier League table with a 14-run victory over Kolkata Knight Riders.

Opening batsman Hussey led the way with 11 fours and two sixes in his 59-ball contribution after the Super Kings had been sent in to bat at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

Wriddhiman Saha (39), Suresh Raina (44) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (18no) also made contributions in the Super Kings’ total of 200-3.

The Knight Riders finished short on 186-4 in reply despite the best efforts of Manvinder Bisla (92) and Eoin Morgan (32no).

The result puts the Super Kings two points clear of Royal Challengers Bangalore in first place.

Delhi Daredevils moved off the bottom of the IPL table with a 15-run victory against Pune Warriors in Raipur.

David Warner hit 51 not out off 25 balls, including four sixes, as the Daredevils made 164-5 after being sent in to bat.

Virender Sehwag (28) and Kedar Jadhav (25) also contributed, while Warriors seamer Ashok Dinda finished with 3-31.

The Warriors mustered 149-4 in response despite their top three – Robin Uthappa (37), Aaron Finch (37) and Yuvraj Singh (31) – all making starts.

Delhi seamers Irfan Pathan (2-29) and Umesh Yadav (2-24) both claimed two wickets.

The Daredevils’ second victory of the season sees them climb above the Warriors on net run-rate.

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