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Easy wins for Chennai, Mumbai

Michael Hussey and Suresh Raina hit impressive half-centuries as Chennai Super Kings thrashed Rajasthan Royals by eight wickets for their fourth victory in a row in the Indian Premier League. In the

Raina, Morkel star in Chennai’s win

Suresh Raina smashed a 35-ball 59 and South African pace man Albie Morkel grabbed three wickets to help Chennai Super Kings post a 19-run win over Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier

Hussey stars in Chennai victory

CHENNAI – Michael Hussey cracked an unbeaten 83 off 56 balls to set up Chennai Super Kings’ 21-run victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday. The Australian hit one six and 11 fours as Chennai made 183-5 before restricting Bangalore to 162-7 for their second win in three matches in the Twenty20 tournament.
Bangalore, who suffered their third defeat in four games, faltered in reply as they lost three wickets for 31 runs, including that

Chennai win opening IPL match

NEW DELHI – Fine all-round show by Chennai Super Kings players guided them to a thrilling two-run victory over Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2011 IPL opener at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Friday.
Manoj Tiwary took Kolkata towards victory, after few quick setbacks in the middle, as he scored a flashy 15-ball 27 that included four boundaries and two sixes. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin gave Chennai Super Kings crucial breakthrough as he got rid of Kolkata Knight

Smith blasts Chennai wicket

CHENNAI – South African skipper Graeme Smith has criticised the wicket prepared for their World Cup warm-up game against Zimbabwe and called for better tracks during the tournament. The pitch caused worries to Smith despite his team cantering to an eight-wicket win in the day-night game at the Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Saturday. “I don’t think it was a great wicket,” Smith said afterwards.
“It probably suited them (spinners). The wicket probably helped them a little bit

Aisam, Bopanna through to Chennai quarters

CHENNAI – The Indo-Pak express comprising Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi progressed to the doubles quarterfinals of the Chennai Open with a 6-3, 7-6 (3) win over Brazil’s Marcos Daniel and Argentine Eduardo Schwank here on Wednesday.
It was a hard earned win for the ‘Indo-Pak Express’ as the Brazilian-Argentine pair gave them a good fight. Bopanna and Qureshi broke their rivals once and crucially saved three breakpoints in the opening set to take lead in 28 minutes.

ATP Chennai Open – Berdych starts new season in style

CHENNAI – Top seed Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic opened his campaign in the 450,000-dollar ATP Chennai Open with a fluent win over Frederico Gil of Portugal on Tuesday.
The world number six needed just 45 minutes to defeat the 101st-ranked Gil 6-0, 6-1 in a first round match at the Nungambakkam Tennis stadium in the southern Indian city. Gil was facing a total rout when he trailed 5-0 in the second set, but managed to hold his serve at that stage to win his only game in