- Shane Watson scored the highest 42 runs in the first innings.
- Hyderabad playing under the captaincy of David Warner
Dubai. Chennai Super Kings Chennai Super Kings have set a target of 168 runs in front of Sunrisers Hyderabad Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL match played at Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday. Super Kings, who batted to win the toss in this match, scored 167 runs for six wickets in the prescribed 20 overs. For him, Shane Watson scored the highest 42 runs while Ambati Rayudu contributed 41 runs. Apart from this, 31 runs came off the bat of Sam Curren.
Chennai did not start well –
The Super Kings did not start well. Opener Faf Du Plessis could not even open the account and was caught behind the wicket off Sandeep Sharma for a total of 10 runs. Mahendra Singh Dhoni sent Sam Kuren (31) as a change to start the innings. Curren hit three fours and two sixes off 21 balls. He was dismissed for a total of 35. After this, Shane Watson (41) and Ambati Rayudu (42) managed the team by sharing 81 runs for the third wicket.
Rayudu scored 41 runs
Rayudu’s wicket fell at a total of 116 runs. Rayudu faced 34 balls with three fours and two sixes while Watson hit one four and three sixes off 38 balls. Watson was out for a total of 120. After this, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (21) and Ravindra Jadeja (25 not out) took the score to 150 but Dhoni was dismissed for a total of 152. Dhoni hit two fours and a 6 off 13 balls. Dwyane Bravo, who came to replace him, could not even open the account and was dismissed for a total of 152. He was dismissed by Khalil Ahmed. Jadeja faced 10 balls and hit three fours and a 6.
Hyderabad playing under the captaincy of David Warner
For Hyderabad, Sandeep Sharma, Khalil Ahmed and T. Najtaran took two wickets each. Sandeep conceded just 19 runs in four overs. This is the eighth match for both teams. The Hyderabad team, playing under the captaincy of David Warner, has so far won three matches while losing four. He has six points in his account and is ranked fifth in the eight teams table. Similarly, the Super Kings team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni has won two matches while it has lost five. He has four points in his account and is ranked seventh.