Sunday, May 29, 2022

IPL 2021: Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad Take Chennai Super Kings To Top Of Table - Highlights

Chennai Super Kings defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by seven wickets at Kotla for their fifth straight win in IPL 2021. Highlights of CSK vs SRH here

IPL 2021: Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad Take Chennai Super Kings To Top Of Table - Highlights
Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad helped Chennai Super Kings defeat Sunrisers Hyderabad by seven wickets in Indian Premier League match in New Delhi. BCCI

Chennai Super Kings hammered Sunrisers Hyderabad by seven wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match, in COVID-19 ravaged Delhi on Wednesday. For SRH, skipper David Warner scored 57 runs while Manish Pandey came up with a 61-run knock. It was a smooth chase for CSK with Faf du Plessis (56) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (75) sharing a 129-run opening partnership. By the time Rashid Khan (3/36) quickly accounted for Gaikwad after a 129-run opening stand followed by Moeen Ali and Du Plessis, SRH captain David Warner had a resigned look on his face. Earlier, batting first, SRH made two changes, bringing back Manish Pandey in place of Virat Singh and seamer Sandeep Sharma replacing Abhishek Sharma. For CSK, Lungi Ngidi is back in the XI in place of Dwayne Bravo while all-rounder Moeen Ali comes in at the expense of Imran Tahir. Brief Scores: Sunrisers Hyderabad: 171 for 3 in 20 overs. (D Warner 57, M Pandey 61; L Ngidi 2/35) lost to Chennai Super Kings: 173 for 3 in 18.3 overs. (R Gaikwad 75, Faf du Plessis 56; R Khan 3/36). Catch the highlights of Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad here. 


7:30 PM IST: David Warner and Jonny Bairstow to start for Sunrisers Hyderabad, Deepak Chahar has the ball in hand for Chennai Super Kings. Scroll down for live commentary

7:15 PM IST: Both teams have made changes for this match. CSK are welcoming Moeen Ali and Lungi Ngidi back, leaving Dwayne Bravo and Imran Tahir out. SRH have included Manish Pandey and Sandeep Sharma in place of Abhishek Sharma and Virat Singh.

Teams: SRH: David Warner (c), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Vijay Shankar, Rashid Khan, J Suchith, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, Siddarth Kaul

CSK: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi, Deepak Chahar

7:05 PM IST:  Sunrisers Hyderabad have won the toss and opted to bat first.

6:57 PM IST: Welcome to the coverage of IPL's Match 23. Chennai  Super Kings face Sunrisers Hyderabad in a crucial match in Delhi. Stay tuned for the toss.


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