Ambati Rayudu played his best knock of IPL to marches CSK to the strong total of 182 runs.
Deepak Chahar exhibit his skills of swing bowling to demolish top order of Sunrise Hyderabad
CSK clinch another close thriller by 4 wickets
Chennai Super Kings is the second name of entertainment which was missed for last two season of IPL. CSK maintained their habit of taking the game close and then finishes it off with a small margin. Every match that Chennai plays in this season of IPL. There is a new hero who emerges to take CSK home. From Bravo, Billings, Watson, and now Rayudu has played a match-winning knock for the yellow army.
Whereas on the other side the best bowling unit SRH got thrashed by the opposition and that was the biggest reason for their two consecutive losses. SRH are on the winning trot of 3 matches which was ended by Kings XI and now they tasted 2nd defeat at their home ground against CSK.
Sunrisers Hyderabad is overdependent on their bowling. They eagerly miss firepower in the batting department. Kane Williamson did a terrific job against Chennai. He played opposite to his nature because of unavailability of Shikhar Dhawan to delt Chennai attack with his quick 84 runs in just 51 balls. But he did not get much support from other ends. However, Yusuf Pathan, Shakib, and Rashid Khan tried hard to chase the target but they get short by 4 runs.
Sunrisers have to reassess their batting combination so that if their bowling failed batsman needs to be ready for chasing the big target.
Earlier in the match, Rayudu played innings of his life. Not only he retrieves his side from 32-2 in 7.2 overs but also surprised everyone by demonstrating a variety of shots. especially reverse swipe shot. His magnificent 79 in just 37 balls propelled CSk to 182 runs. Later Chahar dent SRH top order with lethal swing bowling. He ends up with an impressive figure of 4-15-3.
Note: Ambati Rayudu declared player of the match.