IPL 2015: Chennai Super Kings Win Thriller vs Delhi Daredevils
Despite a heroic unbeaten 73 by Albie Morkel, Chennai Super Kings held their nerves to secure a one-run win over Delhi Daredevils
After Delhi Daredevils opted to bowl, they struck early and removed danger man Brendon McCullum cheaply. (BCCI Images)
South African skipper leg-spinner Imran Tahir bowled well for the Daredevils and contained a powerful Chennai line-up.
A Super Kings fan applauds his hero in the stadium on Thursday.
Faf du Plessis smashed 32 to propel the two-time champions in the middle stages of the CSK innings.
Skipper MS Dhoni clobbered 16 off the last over and remained unbeaten on 30 to give CSK a respectable 150/7 off their 20 overs.
Nathan Coulter-Nile was the pick of the Delhi bowlers, snaring three wickets off his four overs.
Ashish Nehra was on fire for Chennai, pickin up three early wickets to rock Delhi's chase.
CSK cheerleaders have a ball as their team staged a dramatic fightback against the Daredevils.
Yuvraj Singh, the most expensive IPL player, disappointed with his short stay at the crease.
Yuvraj perished to Dwayne Bravo and failed to lift his team when they needed him the most.
Bravo celebrates after removing Yuvraj Singh as Dhoni runs in to join.
Chennai's cheerleaders were a happy lot with the two-time champions fighting hard to defend a modest total.
Chennai Super Kings did well to hold on for a thrilling one-run win over the Delhi Daredevils.