Sunrisers capture Chennai
Dubai: Chennai lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad in the match. With a target of 165, Chennai could only manage 157 runs.
Chennai’s top order was incredibly broken, leading to the defeat. Ravindra Jadeja was dismissed for 50 off 35 balls. Dhoni scored 47 off 36 balls.
For Hyderabad, Rashid Khan conceded just 12 runs in four overs.
Earlier, Hyderabad won the toss and elected to bat first. Hyderabad scored 164 for five in 20 overs.
Youngsters Priyam Garg and Abhishek Sharma put Hyderabad ahead with a decent score. The duo came together in the 12th over and added 77 runs.
Priyam Garg, who hit a half-century off 22 balls, was unbeaten on 51 off 26 balls, including a six and six fours. This is the player’s first IPL half century. Abhishek Sharma hit 31 off 24 balls, including a six and four fours.
Deepak Chahar stunned Hyderabad by dismissing opener Johnny Bairstow in the fourth ball of the first over. Captain David Warner and Manish Pandey then led the innings with Shardul Thakur returning Pandey in the eighth over. Pandey returned with 29 off 21 balls with five fours.
Warner Faf Duplessis’ excellent boundary line was caught in the slow rhythm. The captain returned with 28 off 29 balls with just three fours.
Hyderabad were in crisis when Kane Williamson was run out following a confrontation with Priyam Garg in the next over. Williamson scored just nine runs off 13 balls.
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