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Chennai superstars beat Kolkata Tigers by six runs

December 01, 2007 19:22 IST

Chennai Superstars defeated Kolkata Tigers by six runs in a Twenty20 match of the Indian Cricket League in Panchkula on Saturday.

Put into bat, the Superstars set a target for 141 and restricted Kolkata Tigers to 134 for seven.

The Superstars lost two quick wickets with the scoreboard reading 13. Iklak Ahmed removed Ian Harvey (3) and C Hemanth Kumar (5) before Law (33) and Arnold (38) took control and put on a 76-run stand.

R Sathish (23) and S V Sarvanan (22) scored some quick runs at the end, setting the opponents a target of 141.

The Tigers started the chase badly with Lance Klusener (0) and D L Maddy (8) falling to Shabeer Ahmed.

Shabeer, Harvey and T Kumaran took two wickets each. The Tigers, who required 19 runs in the final over, ended their innings on 134/7.

For Tigers, captain Craig Macmillan (25) and promising talent Abhishek Jhunjhuwala (30) were among the run getters.

Ahmed was declared man-of-the-match, giving away just 22 runs in four overs. The superstars earned two points from the win.

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