Albie Morkel Gives Chennai Taste of Hell
Chennai Strong Batting machine failed to set big target for Delhi Dare Devils.They got only 150 for the loss of 7 wickets.Coulter Nile and leg spinners Amit Mishra and Imran Tahir bowled well to restrict CSK for modest total.
With only to Chase 151 in a batting friendly conditions Delhi failed Miserably.The inexperienced batmen CM Gautam, Mayank Agarwal and Shreyas Iyer were got out in the power-play itself who tried to take on experienced former Indian bowler Ashish Nehra.
Delhi were reduced to 39 for 3 in the power itself.After the initial loss of wicket Delhi somehow managed to build partnership with likes of Albie Morkel and Kedar Jadav for 48 runs.
Mohit Sharma removed Kedar Jadav for 20 run ,caught by Ravindra Jadeja at point.
Next came Yuvraj Singh and Captain Jp Duminy who were removed at quick succession for just 7 runs and putting Delhi Dare Devils into trouble.
But Albie Morkel is still playing and doesn’t have any support from the other end and there isn’t any resistance from the other batsmen making Albie Morkel alone fighting for the victory of Team.
Even though the wickets are falling at the other end the CSK are still in the verge of defeat because Albie Morkel is tearing the CSK bowler apart and Delhi were cruising towards the target.
With 9 wicket down and 19 to get of the final over Albie Morkel sent Six over the fence and boundary making 8 to get from 2 balls.
The boundary hit Morkel is stopped by Suresh Raina in the boundary that made 6 to get from the last ball.
Bravo bowled the final ball outside off stump and bounced well,Morkel muscled the ball which is inches short of six getting only a boundary that means CSk won just by 1 run.
Albie Morkel remained not out at 73 off 55 balls and Albie Morkel gave Chennai taste of hell which he gave to Other team playing for Chennai for 6 years.