Shane Watson, Jonny Bairstow Guide SRH to a Six-Wicket Victory

srh vs csk match summary

srh vs csk match summary

SRH vs CSK Match SummarySunrisers’ destructive opening pair of David Warner and Jonny Bairstow continued their phenomenal form as the duo notched 111 runs between them only to hand Hyderabad their fourth win in the tournament.

Chasing a below-par 132, Warner and Bairstow scored as many as 66 runs in just 5.4 overs before Deepak Chahar got him with a knuckleball. Warner scored his third consecutive half-century on Wednesday. The left-hander notched up 50 runs off just 25 deliveries.

Jonny Bairstow anchored the chase with an unbeaten 61 run knocks off just 44 deliveries to take his side home with 19 balls left in the end. Skipper Kane Williamson, once again missed out with the bat as the New Zealand batsman could only score three runs off five deliveries on Wednesday.

Imran Tahir was once again the pick of the bowlers for CSK, who kept his team in the hunt till the time he was bowling. The South African leg-spinner took the crucial wickets of Kane Williamson and Vijay Shankar.

Earlier Chennai Super Kings were restricted to only 132 runs in the First Innings

SRH vs CSK Match Summary: Shane Watson and Faf Du Plessis notched the best start to an innings in this season. The duo added 79 runs for the first wicket before Shane Watson got bowled by Shahbaz Nadeem on 31 in the 10th over.

CSK scored 80 runs in the first ten overs with nine wickets still in hand. However, the next ten overs could only fetch 54 runs for the loss of four wickets.

Faf Du Plessis played a good hand for his 45 runs off 31 deliveries. The South African continued his good form, scoring three fours and three sixes in his stay at the crease.

Shane Watson’s wicket saw a collapse for CSK, as Suresh Raina led side lost next four wickets for just 20 runs. Sunrisers’ mainstay Rashid Khan picked two wickets in a single over as he accounted for both skipper Suresh Raina and Kedar Jadhav in the space of four deliveries.

CSK eventually posted a low-par 132 runs after twenty overs. CSK dismal show with the bat showed how important is MS Dhoni for the side.  

Perhaps, had it not for Rayudu’s 25, CSK would have fallen well short of 132.   

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