CSK vs SRH: Chennai win under Dhoni’s captaincy, beat SRH by 13 runs

Batting first, Chennai Super Kings scored a mountain-like score of 202 runs for the loss of two wickets in 20 overs, as CSK needed 203 runs to win.

Chennai Super Kings won their third match in IPL 2022, Sunrisers Hyderabad team remains in top 4 even after defeat, the way for CSK to go to the playoffs is still open

In IPL 2022, today under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, CSK defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 13 runs. Batting first, Chennai Super Kings scored a mountain-like score of 202 runs for the loss of two wickets in 20 overs, CSK had to score 203 runs to win, but the entire team of Hyderabad could only score 189 runs in 20 overs and by 13 runs. Lost the match. This is the third win for Chennai Super Kings. With this win, the team has got six points. That is, the chances of going to the playoffs for CSK’s team are still alive. The team will still remain at number nine. At the same time, even after the defeat, SRH is now at number four in the points table. Teams can still qualify for the playoffs.

Chasing the target of 203 runs given by Chennai Super Kings, SRH got off to a good start. Abhishek Sharma and captain Kane Williamson batted brilliantly. Both took the team’s score to 50 runs in the powerplay itself. However, when the team’s score was 58 runs, then opener Abhishek Sharma was out. Abhishek scored 39 runs in 24 balls.

Rahul Tripathi could not do anything special in this match. On the same score, Rahul Tripathi was dismissed without opening the account. This was a big setback for the team, as the team was chasing big scores and Rahul Tripathi was in good form at the moment. Aidan Markram, who came after this, batted well and batted very well. He scored 17 runs in 10 balls, but could not last long. But the team got an even deeper shock when captain Kane Williamson was sun out. Kane Williamson scored 47 runs off 37 balls.

After the dismissal of Kane Williamson, the responsibility of taking the team forward was on the head of Shashank and Nicholas Pooran. Both also scored runs fast, but the runs were to be scored even faster, Shashank was out in this haste. He scored 15 runs in 14 balls and this is where the team got into deeper trouble and reached the verge of losing the match.

After some time Washington Sundar also returned to the pavilion and the team’s defeat was confirmed from here too. Nicholas Pooran also scored his half-century, but he did not get the support of any other batsman. He stood alone, but could not succeed in getting the team to victory.

Earlier, CSK had set Sunrisers Hyderabad a mammoth target of 203 runs, thanks to Ruturaj Gaikwad’s 99 runs and Devon Conway’s unbeaten 85. Chennai scored 202 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 2 wickets. For the team, Gaikwad and Conway shared a record partnership of 182 runs in 107 balls. Batting first after losing the toss, Chennai made a good start and scored 40 runs without losing a wicket in the powerplay. During this, CSK’s new opening pair Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway batted relentlessly. At the same time, Gaikwad completed his half-century in 33 balls while scoring fast. Both the batsmen attacked the Hyderabad bowlers fiercely and took the team to 85 runs in 10 overs.

In the 11th over of the match, the team’s score crossed 100 without loss by hitting two sixes off Markram’s balls. With this, for the first time in the season, the opening pair of CSK made a century partnership. At the same time, Gaikwad continued his explosive batting with fours and sixes, as Chennai scored 123 runs without losing a wicket after 13 overs. Meanwhile, Conway also hit a six off Marco Janssen to reach his fifty in 39 balls, taking Chennai to 153 after 15 overs. In 17.5 overs, Gaekwad became the victim of Natarajan’s 99 runs in 57 balls with the help of six fours and six sixes, giving Chennai the first blow to 182 runs. In the 20th over of the match, Natarajan gave away just 11 runs to captain MS Dhoni for 8 runs, as Chennai scored 202 runs for the loss of two wickets.