Chennai: Albie Morkel turned the game on its head with some lusty hits as Chennai Super Kings snatched a sensational five-wicket victory in the very last ball against Royal Challengers Bangalore in a dramatic IPL match here today.
Chasing a stiff 206, Morkel blasted three sixes and two fours off the penultimate over bowled by Virat Kohli as the hosts overhauled the target in the last ball to record the second highest runchase in IPL history.
Faf du plessis (71) and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni (41) were the other notable scorers for Chennai who have now got their campaign back on track after two successive defeats.
Image: Chennai Super Kings batsman Faf du Plessis hits a six during the IPL Twenty20 cricket match between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore at The M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on April 12, 2012.