Deepak Chahar Stars In CSK`s 4-Run Win vs SRH
Published: 08:44 PM, 22 April 2018
Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 4 runs. Ambati Rayudu (79) blizzard coupled with a calculated innings by Suresh Raina (54) powered Chennai Super Kings to a competitive 182/3 in 20 overs against SunRisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League match on Sunday afternoon.
Winning the toss, Kane Williamson opted to field and this decision bore fruit as the visitors struggled to score runs freely in the first 10 overs as they lost both their openers early and cheaply. SRH bowling department was at their very best as Chennai registered the lowest powerplay total of the IPL 2018 season.
However, Raina and Rayudu steadied the innings and slowly changed the complexion of the match with boundaries. Soon after scoring his fifty, Rayudu changed his gear and smashed the ball all around the park thus upping the ante and increasing the run-rate as well. However, a mix-up in the middle forced Rayudu to return back and leave his innings incomplete.
Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 4 runs MS Dhoni, the new batsman in, did not take any time to settle and started scoring boundaries from the word go. Dhoni`s 12-ball 25 helped Chennai to post a solid total on board after his team were off to a slow start. For SunRisers Hyderabad, Bhuvneshwar ended the match with figures of 1/22. Apart from him Rashid Khan chipped in with a wicket but was costly.
Chasing the target SRH lost opener RK Bhui for 0. They lose Manish Pandey and DJ Hooda at 22. Then Skipper Kean Williamson and Shakib Al Hasan made 49 runs in the 4th wicket. After that KS Williamson keeps scoring with Yusuf Pathan. Williamson gone out at 150 scoring 84 runs off 51 balls. Then Pathan tried hard but his 45 off 27 raises hopes for Hyderabad. But after Pathan`s out SRH needed 19 runs in last over. Afghan leg-spinner Rashid Khan tried hard for the win but his 17 off 4 goes vain as they lost to CSK at last ball by 4 runs.