Chennai Super Kings beat Titans in CLT20
MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings (CSK) scored an emphatic victory over the Titans (South Africa) in their first match of the Champions League Twenty20 tournament. Earlier, Trinidad & Tobago had beaten the Brisbane Heat.
Chennai won the toss and elected to field. Titans posted 185/5 in 20 overs, thanks to Henry Davids (52), Jacques Rudolph (21), AB de Villiers (77) and Farhaan Behardien (21). Dwayne Bravo took two wickets.
In reply, CSK reached 187/6 in 18.5 overs and won the match by 4 wickets. Michael Hussey (47), Suresh Raina (47), Badrinath (20*) and Dwayne Bravo (38) played the key role in Chennai’s victory. For Titans, Rowan Richards took three wickets. Raina was declared ‘Man of the Match’.