CSK vs SRH: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Chennai Super Kings by 7 runs and registered their second win in the tournament. CSK could not win even after Dhoni’s combative unbeaten 47 runs he made for the team. This is the third consecutive defeat of the Chennai team in the tournament.
The Chennai Super Kings (CSK), awaiting their second win after their first win in the 13th IPL season, have also suffered a defeat by 7 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their fourth match. CSK captain MS Dhoni (MS Dhoni) played a belligerent innings of unbeaten 47 runs here but the team could not win the innings despite making the match exciting. This is the third consecutive defeat of the Chennai team in the tournament.
Dhoni at No. 5:
MS Dhoni, who batted at No. 7, had to bat at No. 5 on Friday, as the Chennai team lost 4 wickets in 42 runs. From here, Dhoni tried to bring the match on track by sharing his experience with Jadeja. When Jadeja got out on 5 runs, Dhoni took the front but he could not reach his team by 165 runs and the CSK got trailed out by 7 runs.
After a rest of 7 days, the CSK captain Dhoni and team management were hopeful that the CSK’s batting would now appear in rhythm. But once again, the CSK was disturbed by his upper order. For a score of 36, his top 3 players had returned to the pavilion.
Watson and Rayudu returned cheaply:
CSK vs SRH- Chasing a target of 165 runs, CSK did not have a good start. Once again Shane Watson (1) soon returned to the pavillion at Bhubaneswar’s ball. Ambati Rayudu (8) was still trying to stay at the crease as T Natarajan bowled him in the final over of the powerplay.
Du Plessis gets run-out by his teammate Kedar Jadhav :
At one end, Faf du Plessis (22) was looking set, but Kedar Jadhav’s bad call made him run out. This was the third blow to the Super Kings on the last ball of powerplay. After a while Kedar Jadhav also became the victim of Abdul Samad by making 3 runs in 10 balls. Chennai lost 4 wickets at 42 runs and were in big difficulty.
Dhoni, Jadeja’s effort:
Ravindra Jadeja took a little more time than expected to set up. But once they opened their hands, they would see the relief to the Super Kings team. In this innings of 35 balls, he scored 50 with the help of 5 fours and 2 sixes. On the same score, he was caught by T Natarajan on the boundary line to Abdul Samad. Jadeja shared 74 runs partnership for the 5th wicket with Dhoni. After Jadeja, Dhoni tried to make a beating according to the demand but his effort could not win the team.
Earlier, after winning the toss, Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 164 for 5 wickets thanks to the magnificent innings of Priyam Garg (51 *) and Abhishek Sharma (31). The start of Sunrisers was not good today and Jos Buttler (0) returned to the pavillion without opening his account. Manish Pandey (29) teamed up with Captain David Warner to partner with 46 runs. But Pandey lost his wicket on Shardul Thakur’s ball. He made 29 runs with 5 fours in 21 balls.
Warner-Williamson returned together, showing pressure on SRH:
Now veteran Kane Williamson and David Warner at the crease were trying to handle the innings. But there were just 22 runs and David Warner (28) went on long on in an attempt to hit Piyush Chawla. Du Plessis grabbed his spectacular catch. On the same score, Kane Williamson (9) on Chawla’s next ball scored on a spectacular throw of Ambati Rayudu. The two players were looking out together to put pressure on the Sunrisers team.
Priyam Garg show’s off amazingly:
Sunrisers lost 4 wickets on a score of 69. From here, Priyam Garg made a fruitful partnership of 71 runs with Abhishek Sharma (31) for the 5th wicket. In the meantime, Garg also rooted the first fifty of his IPL career in 23 balls. Abhishek was out on a score of 147, garg teamed up with Abdul Samad (8) to reach the team’s score of 164.