CSK vs KXIP IPL 2014 Match 3 Result : Punjab beat Chennai by 6 Wickets

CSK vs KXIP - IPL 2014 Match 3 Live

In the third match of the season 7 of Indian Premier League (Pepsi IPL 2014), Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) beat Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 6 Wickets.

Having won the toss at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, Chennai Super Kings won the toss and captain MS Dhoni decided to bat first.

Dwayne Smith and Brendon McCullum launched the CSK innings with a powerful start scoring 70 without loss by the time the sixth over drew to a close. In the process, they clocked their best powerplay score in IPL competition. They did not stop there and continued to play well.

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McCullum scored 67 runs of 45 balls and Smith scored 66 runs of 43 balls.

Thanks to their performance and some good contributions by Raina and captain Dhoni, the team posted a total of 205/4 in their 20 overs.

For Kings XI Punjab, Lakshmipathy Balaji took 2 wickets while Akshar Patel and Parvinder Awana took one wicket each.

In response, Cheteshwar Pujara (13 runs) and Virender Sehwag (19 runs) got KXIP off to a brisk start but it was Glenn Maxwell who proved to be a match winner for the team. He scored 95 runs of just 43 balls to seal the match for the Punjab based franchisee. He hit 15 fours and 2 sixes in this innings.

He was supported well by David Miller who scored unbeaten 54 runs of 37 balls.

For Chennai Super Kings, R Ashwin took 2 wickets, Ashish Nehra and Dwayne Smith took one wicket each.

Delhi had a poor start and lost two wickets early. They were 16/2 in 3.3 overs.

Glenn Maxwell was named Man of the Match for his match winning innings. 

Please find below detailed score scorecard of both the innings.

1st Innings Scorecard (Chennai Super Kings Batting) :

IPL 2014 Match 3 - Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Scorecard

2nd Innings Scorecard (Royal Challengers Bangalore Batting) :

IPL 2014 Match 3 - Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Scorecard

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