Thursday, September 16, 2010

Raina, Vijay on fire

Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni aggregate acclaim on Suresh Raina and Murali Vijay for ambience the belvedere for the adequate 97-run achievement over Wayamba in Group A bout of the Champions League Twenty20 actuality on Wednesday.
Raina (87 off 44) and Vijay (68 off 48) aggregate a 137-run second-wicket partnership, that came off aloof 72 deliveries, to advice Chennai column a behemothic 200 for three and set the accent for the acceptable win at the SuperSport Park.
"We did not appetite to bat aboriginal because in this arena it is actual adamantine to defend. But already we were beatific into bat, we bare brace of added runs, article over 180.
"And absolutely that's what the batsmen did. They started off carefully and afterwards that Suresh Raina and Murali Vijay batted brilliantly. They were calmly acrimonious up boundaries and in the end 200 is a actual acceptable account to defend," Dhoni said afterwards his ancillary had inched a footfall afterpiece appear semifinals afterward their added afterwards win in Group A.
"We appetite to win anniversary and every bold that we play. But we consistently allocution about not to anticipate too abundant about the result, instead adapt able-bodied for the game. It is absolutely important to adapt able-bodied and assassinate your affairs on the field," he said.
The Chennai skipper additionally acclaimed his quick bowlers Doug Bollinger and Albie Morkel for their absorbing affectation upfront.
"It is important to accept a quick bowler in the side. Dougie (Bollinger) came in as a backup for us and all of a abrupt the aggregation looked altered with his admittance because clip absolutely matters," Dhoni said.
"Equally important was Albie Morkel's spell because he has got the close of acrimonious wickets," he added.
His Wayamba analogue Jehan Mubarak was of the appearance that his bowlers' abominable achievement in the average overs amount his ancillary the match.
He additionally acclaimed Chennai for their analytic display.
"They are a actual acceptable aggregation and we knew we had to comedy our best candid if we admiration to exhausted them. But they brought out their best bold today. Suresh (Raina) batted acutely well," Mubarak said.
"We got a acceptable alpha with (Ajantha) Mendis aperture the bowling but there were four big overs in the middle, which produced in balance of 20 runs and I anticipate this amount us the game," he insisted.
Mubarak said opting to bat afterwards acceptable the bung was not a amiss accommodation but his batters struggled from the access of their innings.
"In Twenty20 cricket, the wicket and bung don't comedy a big difference. The wicket was the appealing abundant the aforementioned all throughout the bold but we struggled with the bat.
"We absent too abounding wickets aboriginal on and back you charge to hunt 10 an over from the alpha there is added burden on the batsmen," he said.
Man-of-the-match Suresh Raina was additionally of the appearance that his second-wicket affiliation with Vijay did the ambush for his side.
"Vijay batted absolutely well. Me and Vijay got a actual acceptable affiliation which set the accent but at the end of the day acclaim goes to the team. We accomplished our plan absolutely well,"