The current season of Indian Premier League has proved to be a blockbuster affair for the cricket lovers. Both Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad have emerged as the two strongest teams in IPL 2018.
The two teams will lock horns in Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune in game number 46 of IPL.
So far, Hyderabad is the only team to secure a spot in the playoffs, with victories in 9 out of 11 matches. The Kane Williamson led team will look to extend their six-match winning streak and continue the momentum.
Mahendra Singh Dhonis’ CSK will aim to win the exciting match and qualify for the playoffs after suffering a defeat at the hands of Rajasthan Royals.
Who will win the battle of the titans?
CSK vs SRH Highlights:
# Chennai Super Kings win by 8 wickets, powered by a brilliant century by Ambati Rayudu.
# 18.6 Overs: And CSK win!
# 18.5 Overs: CENTURY! Hundred for Rayudu! Stunning innings
# After 15 Overs, CSK are 157/2
# 14.1 Overs: OUT! Raina departs and another wicket for SRH. Raina c Williamson b Sandeep Sharma 2(3) CSK 137/2
# 13.3 Overs: OUT! And a wicket for SRH finally..Watson run out (Williamson/Goswami) 57(35) CSK 134/1
# After 12 Overs CSK are 114/0
# After 10 Overs, CSK are 93/0
# After 8 Overs CSK are 77/0
# 5.3 Overs: FOUR! Rayudu is on fire...CSK 52/0
# 5.1 Overs: FOUR! Flicks it in style..CSK 47/0
# 4.4 Overs: FOUR! Swept away by Rayudu. CSK 41/0
# 3.2 Overs: SIX! Rayudu joins the party..CSK 34/0
# 2.6 Overs: SIX! Watson at it again...CSK 28/0
# 2.5 Overs: SIX! Watson swept that away. CSK 22/0
# 1.2 Overs: SIX! Classic Watson there. CSK 13/0
# CSK need 180 runs to win!
# 18.3 Overs: OUT! Manish Pandey goes..Manish Pandey c Willey b SN Thakur 5(6) SRH 160/4
# 16.5 Overs: FOUR! Deepak Hooda joins the party. SRH 149/3
# 15.6 OVers: OUT! Finally a breakthrough for Chennai. Dhawan c Harbhajan b Dwayne Bravo 79(49) SRH 141/2
# 15.3 Overs: FOUR! Dhawan this time slashes it towards third man. SRH 138/1
# 15.1 Overs: FOUR! Williamson find the gap, and completes yet another fifty. SRH 134/1
# After 14 Overs, SRH are 114/1
# 9.5 Overs: FOUR! Dhawan slaps it. SRH 62/1
# 7.4 Overs: FOUR! Timed to perfection by Dhawan. SRH 45/1
# 6.3 Overs: FOUR! Williamson fires it down the ground! SRH 35/1
# 4.2 Overs: FOUR! Williamson is in classy form! SRH 23/1
# 3.3 Overs: OUT! Hales put that straight to the fielder at point! Hales c Raina b Chahar 2(9) SRH 18/1
# 2.5 Overs: FOUR! Dhawan special off drive! Stunning! SRH 16/0
# 2.4 Overs: FOUR! Dhawan times it this time. SRH 12/0
# 1.1 Overs: FOUR! Inside Edge and the ball races away to the boundary. ARH 5/0
# Shikhar Dhawan and Alex Hales open for Hyderabad!
# Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): Alex Hales, Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson(c), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Deepak Hooda, Shreevats Goswami(w), Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma
# Chennai Super Kings have won the toss and elected to field first