The defending champions Chennai Super Kings are all set to play their second match of the Indian Premier League against Deccan Chargers today at the at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam.
In their first of the IPL 5, MS Dhoni lead Chennai Super kings had faced a defeat against Mumbai Indians. That was not the day of MS Dhoni and his team, but today they will try their level best to fill-up the points chart.
Much of the CSK batting will depend on the captain MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, he is the most costly match of the IPL 5 season. DE Bollinger would play an important role in today’s match.
Sunday would be a day of talks on several issues as Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari will have visited in India over the bounty issue on Hasif Saeed.
However Zardari’s visit will have made possible after positive response given by Islamabad’s religious group to arrive at New Delhi. One day ago, they protest rallies against US over proposed bounty on Saeed who is a Let member and accused for 26/11 Mumbai attacks.
According to his earlier schedule, a one-on-one meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will have been tabled on Sunday and after that he join PM on lunch table, source said.
Finally, Indian Govt. Finance Minister Pranabh Mukherjee decided to roll back the proposed norms on excise duty on jewellery and as a result India’s biggest buyer, Jewellers suspended their 21-day longest strike on Friday.
Recent report has come out after a meeting with Finance Minister in which he assured them that he would address their concerns on a tax on non-branded gold ornaments when Parliament takes up the Finance Bill, 2012.
Rajasthan Royals can not expect better than this, they beat Kings XI Punjab in their opening match, and that too in a style. Rahul Dravid would be more than happy with the performance of its bowlers as well as batsman as Rajasthan Royals won the match by 31 runs.
The IPL 5 match was played at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Friday in Jaipur. Earlier, Kings XI captain Adam Gilchrist won the toss and asked RR to bat first.
In a very interesting match, the low rated Pune Warriors has come with a remarkable performance against Mumbai Indians in a match played here at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
It was medium fast bowler Ashok Dinda’s, who lead his team Pune Warriors from the front taking 4 important wickets and giving away just 17 runs in his 4 overs spell.
The bowler struck twice in his very first of he match, which lead to Mumbai Indians loss in the match. Batting first, Pune Warriors were 129 for 9 in their limited 20 overs match.
But, Mumbai Indian managed only 101 runs with the loss of 9 wickets in their 20 overs match. Batting without Sachin Tendulkar, who was not playing the match due to hand injury, Mumbai never looked in the full command of the match.