After thrashing England in the Ashes, Australia would have been keen on overcoming the English challenge in the one-dayers as well. So dominant were the hosts in the ODIs that they would have been confident of a 5-0 victory.
Kings XI Punjab finished their campaign in IPL 6 by drubbing the fancy Mumbai Indians by a heavy margin of 50 runs at Dharamsala. So comfortable was the Kings XI victory that Adam Gilchrist playing the last IPL game of his life went on to bowl the final over of the match..
Chennai Super Kings clinched their seventh consecutive win as they defeated Kings XI Punjab by 15 runs at Chepauk. Suresh Raina set up the CSK victory with a glorious century. Kings XI did put up a stiff fight and one must say that they lost the match only in the final over with 19 runs to score.