Excellent fielding by du Plessis! Bhatia smacks it straight back, du Plessis from long on dives and flicks it back inside. Saves a couple. Great stuff!
OUT! Bhatia miscues a slower delivery off Mohit to long off. RR - 147/8 (19.4 overs) R Bhatia c Smith b Sharma 7 (4b 1x4 0x6)
Just 8 runs off the final over. RR post 148/8!
CSK managed to concede just 64 runs and scalped 7 wickets in the last 10 overs!
Right! The CSK openers, Smith and McCullum, are striding out to the middle. Ankit Sharma will start off proceedings for RR.
SIX! Brilliant use of the feet, it's flighted from Ankit, McCullum charges down & lofts it over long on.
7 runs off the first over.
James Faulker will share the new ball.
Play and a miss! Wide outside off, Smith chases it for a slash but misses.
SIX! Beautiful shot! Smith just lofts it straight back over Faulkner's head for a crunching maximum.
SIX! Smith looking to attack, lofts this one off Faulkner over long off for another maximum.
Swing and a miss! Slower one outside off, Smith goes for a wild swing across the line but misses.
13 runs off the Faulkner over - CSK - 20/0 after 2!
OUT! Good reflex catch from Karun! Full from Ankit, McCullum sweeps it powerfully to square leg where Karun moves to his right and pouches a very good catch. BB McCullum c Nair b Ankit Sharma 6 (3b 0x4 1x6)
FOUR! Short and hammered! Smith rocks back and pulls it over mid-wicket.
Pravin Tambe into the attack now.
FOUR! Crashed away! A tad short outside off from Tambe, Smith punches it powerfully through extra cover.
FOUR! 2 IN 2! Flighted outside off from Tambe, Smith lofts it over mid off. He is in brilliant form.
12 runs off the Tambe over.
Ankit Sharma will continue.
OUT! Ankit is having a good game, gets his 2nd wkt. Raina sweeps it straight to short fine leg. CSK - 41/2 (4.2). SK Raina c Bhatia b Ankit Sharma 2 (3b, 0x4, 0x6)
Faf du Plessis is the new batsman.
Just 2 runs and wicket off Ankit Sharma over.
Oh boy!!! Du Plessis gets a bottom edge off Cooper, the ball hits the stumps but the bails don't come off!
FOUR! Powerful strike! Full on off, Du Plessis thumps it straight back past the bowler.
6 runs off the Cooper over.
Ankit Sharma will continue.
Just 4 runs off his last over, what a brilliant spell from Ankit Sharma - 4-0-20-2
Rajat Bhatia into the attack now.
FOUR! Muscular shot! Slower short delivery outside off, Smith pulls it wide of long on.
FOUR! Lucky! Slower and full outside off, Smith looks to swing across the line but gets an inside edge between the legs of keeper for a boundary.
Full outside off, du Plessis scoops it over the keeper's head.
FOUR! Brilliant innovation. du Plessis gets down & scoops it past short third man off Tambe.
10 runs off the Tambe over.
Big wicket! Smith c Yagnik b Cooper 44 (35b, 5x4, 2x6): Smith (44 off 35b) gets top edge and Yagnik takes. CSK 76-3 in 10 overs.
Oooohhh Ashwin has been sent on to bat.
Oh that was close! Ashwin tries to defend Bhatia but the ball doesn't come on to the bat at the speed he expected -- almost carries back to the bowler.
Just four from that Bhatia over -- he's been brilliant.
FOUR! Slogged away by Ashwin -- he's had enough of those slow Bhatia deliveries it seems. That was hammered!