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IPL 2020: Young guns lead Sunrisers to win over Chennai

Dhoni struggled in the heat towards the end of the run chase
Dhoni struggled in the heat towards the end of the run chase
Priyam Garg (51 n.o,: 26b, 6x4, 1x6)  for Sunrisers Hyderabad
Priyam Garg (51 n.o,: 26b, 6x4, 1x6) for Sunrisers Hyderabad

Sunrisers Hyderabad's young guns starred in their side's seven run win over Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League at the Dubai International Stadium on Friday night.

After opting to bat, Sunrisers Hyderabad posted 164 for five in their 20 overs. Captain David Warner (28) and Manish Pandey (29) added 46 runs for the second wicket to revive the innings. Then Kane Williamson was cruelly run-out leaving Sunrisers struggling at 69 for four. Thereafter new boys Priyam Garg (51 n.o,: 26b, 6x4, 1x6) added 77 runs for the fifth wicket with Abhishek Sharma (31: 24b, 4x4, 1x6). Hyderabad finished on a high. for Chennai the best bowler was Deepak Chahar (2-31).

In their chase, Chennai lost wickets at regular intervals. Faf du Plessis playing as an opener made 22. Thereafter, it required 72 run stand for the fifth wicket between Ravindra Jadeja (50: 35b, 5x4, 2x6) and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (47: 36B, 4X4, 1X6) to revive the chase. In the end Chennai finished at 157 for five in their 20 overs.

Bhuvaneshwar Kumar could not finish the game as he pulled his muscle. For Hyderabad the most successful bowler was T Natarajan (2-43).

Match Summary - Chennai Super Kings v Sunrisers Hyderabad, 14th Match, Indian Premier League

Sunrisers Hyderabad 164-5 (20)

Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Jonny Bairstow-0.4 ov), 2-47 (Manish Pandey-7.1 ov), 3-69 (David Warner-10.5 ov), 4-69 (Kane Williamson-10.6 ov), 5-146 (Abhishek Sharma-17.6 ov)

Chennai Super Kings 157-5 (20)

Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Shane Watson, 2.3 ov), 2-26 (Ambati Rayudu, 5.1 ov), 3-36 (Faf du Plessis, 5.6 ov), 4-42 (Kedar Jadhav, 8.2 ov), 5-114 (Ravindra Jadeja, 17.4 ov)

Result - Sunrisers Hyderabad won by seven runs


Playing XI

Chennai Super Kings: Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (captain & wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Piyush Chawla, Shardul Thakur

Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (captain), Jonny Bairstow (wicket-keeper), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Priyam Garg, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Khaleel Ahmed

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