Deccan Chargers beat Super Kings

Deccan Chargers beat Chennai Super Kings by seven wickets with two overs to spare for their second win in the Indian Premier League on Tuesday night.

Leading the side, Gilchrist won the toss, marshalled his bowlers well and then top-scored for the side with a 36-ball 54 to guide the team to a morale boosting win. Chasing 145, Deccan Chargers cantered to 148 for three in 18 overs with Scott Styris 36 not out, Rohit Sharma 23 and Shahid Afridi 20 not out.

Tuesday’s loss is the third straight defeat for the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings.

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