Smith seals Mumbai win
Dwayne Smith finished what Sachin Tendulkar started as Mumbai strengthened their claims to a spot in the IPL knockout stage by beating Chennai.
The Indians' chances of chasing the Super Kings' 173 for eight seemed to have gone when they lost seven wickets for 25 runs, following a century stand between Tendulkar (74) and Rohit Sharma (60).
But that was reckoning without West Indies Twenty20 batsman Smith, who first of all kept his cool while four other batsmen were making ducks around him.
It still seemed Mumbai had run out of steam until Smith hit the last three balls of the final over, from Ben Hilfenhaus, for a six and two fours to finish with an unbeaten 24 and sneak a highly-improbable two-wicket win. Lasith Malinga (three for 25) and RP Singh (three for 28) had earlier been responsible for six of the CSK wickets.
Opener Murali Vijay (41) and West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo (40) nonetheless ensured a challenging total, but one which would not prove beyond Smith.