Chennai Super Kings began their 2015 Indian Premier League campaign on a winning note as they registered a thrilling one-run win over Delhi Daredevils in their opening match of the season in Chennai on Thursday.
So that brings to end a humdinger of a contest which Chennai clinched by a solitary run. Albie Morkel’s heroic 73 was the highlight of Delhi’s innings and though he could not pull off a ‘Miandad’, still he ensured that his side were there in the game till the fag end.
Hosts Chennai Super Kings defeated Delhi Daredevils by one run in a thrilling Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Thursday. Catch all the highlights of the match here.
Chasing a 151-run target, Delhi Daredevils, led by a valiant innings from South African Albie Morkel (73 not out), came within inches of winning the contest. Requiring a six off the last ball, the left-handed batsman just managed to score a boundary to lose agonizingly by a run. Chasing a modest target of 151 runs, Allrounder Albie Morkel’s valiant knock of 73 not out went in vain as the visitors fell short of the mark by just one run.