SRH vs CSK IPL Match 18: What happened in yesterday’s Match ?

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SRH vs CSK IPL 2024 Match : Toss

The home team, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) has won the toss and chose to bowl. The playing 11 for both the teams were,

Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Ruturaj Gaikwad(c), Rachin Ravindra, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, Daryl Mitchell, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni(w), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana

Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): Abhishek Sharma, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen(w), Abdul Samad, Nitish Reddy, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pat Cummins(c), Jaydev Unadkat, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mayank Markande, T Natarajan

SRH vs CSK IPL 2024 Match First Innings : CSK barely manages a decent total.

SRH vs CSK IPL Match : After being put in to bat first, CSK got off to a steady but relatively slow start, scoring 33/1 in the powerplay. Openers Ravindra and Gaikwad laid a decent platform, with Gaikwad being the more aggressive of the two. However, Ravindra was dismissed by Bhuvneshwar in the 4th over after a promising start.

The middle overs saw CSK accelerating, thanks to a blistering knock from Shivam Dube. He took the SRH spinners apart, smashing them for boundaries at will. Dube’s 45 off just 24 balls gave CSK’s innings the much-needed impetus. Rahane, at the other end, played a supporting role, scoring a steady 35 off 30 balls.

However, SRH managed to pull things back in the death overs by clever use of cutters and variations. Cummins dismissed the dangerous Dube, while Rahane also fell, trying to force the pace. The innings lost momentum towards the end, with CSK managing only 50 runs in the last 6 overs, finishing at 165/5.

Abhishek Sharma
Abhishek Sharma

SRH vs CSK IPL 2024 Match Second Innigs : SRH gives CSK no chance in the game.

SRH vs CSK IPL Match : SRH came out all guns blazing in the chase, with openers Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head taking the CSK bowlers to the cleaners. Abhishek Sharma’s blistering 37 off just 12 balls gave SRH a blazing start in the powerplay. Even after his dismissal, Head and Markram continued the onslaught, scoring at over 11 runs per over in the first 9 overs.

CSK did manage to pull things back slightly in the middle overs through some tight bowling from their spinners Jadeja and Theekshana. Head fell to the latter after a brisk 31, while Markram scored a fine 50 before being dismissed by Moeen Ali.

However, any hopes CSK had of making a comeback were quickly dashed by Heinrich Klaasen’s explosive cameo. He smashed the CSK bowlers to all parts, finishing off the chase in the 19th over with a flurry of boundaries.

SRH ultimately chased down the target of 166 with relative ease, thanks to their explosive start in the powerplay which deflated the CSK bowling attack. CSK’s inexperienced bowling lineup struggled to contain the aggressive SRH batters on a good batting surface.

MSD fans
MSD fans

SRH vs CSK IPL 2024 Match Innings Comparision

SRH vs CSK IPL 2024 : Powerplay ( 0 to 6 overs)

CSK Innings:

Batting: CSK started cautiously, scoring 33/1. Ravindra (12 off 9) and Gaikwad (23 off 17) laid a decent platform.

Bowling: SRH bowlers kept it tight, with Bhuvneshwar being the standout (1/6 in 3 overs).

SRH Innings:

Batting: SRH came out blazing with Abhishek Sharma’s 37 off 12 balls giving them a flying start. Head (24 off 16) and Markram (15 off 9) continued the onslaught as SRH raced to 78/1.

Bowling: CSK had a horror powerplay with Choudhary leaking 27 runs in his first over. Chahar was the best bowler with 1/26.

SRH vs CSK IPL 2024 : Middle overs ( 7 to 15 overs)

CSK Innings:

Batting: Shivam Dube’s explosive 45 off 24 balls propelled CSK forward as he took the SRH spinners apart. Rahane played the anchor role with 35 off 30.

Bowling: SRH managed to pull things back with some clever variations and cutters from Cummins and Unadkat.

SRH Innings:

Batting: Head (31 off 24) and Markram (50 off 36) kept the momentum going before falling to Theekshana and Moeen Ali respectively.

Bowling: CSK did well to stem the run-flow through tight spells from the spinners Jadeja and Theekshana.

Aiden Markram
Aiden Markram

SRH vs CSK IPL 2024 : Death overs ( 16 to 20 overs)

CSK Innings:

Batting: CSK lost momentum, scoring only 50 in the last 6 overs after being 115/2 after 13 overs. Jadeja’s 31 off 23 was vital.

Bowling: SRH bowlers were impressive, with clever use of variations and cutters making it hard to score freely.

SRH Innings:

Batting: Heinrich Klaasen played a blitzkrieg 10-ball 19-run cameo to finish off the chase in the 19th over.

Bowling: CSK had no answers to SRH’s aggressive batting on a good pitch.

SRH vs CSK IPL Match : Top performers

CSK: Shivam Dube (45 off 24), Ravindra Jadeja (31 off 23)

SRH: Abhishek Sharma (37 off 12), Aiden Markram (50 off 36), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (1/22)

Pat cummins and Ruturaj Gaikwad
Pat cummins and Ruturaj Gaikwad

SRH vs CSK IPL Match : Interesting events in the Match

  • Abhishek Sharma’s blazing start (37 off 12) set the tone for SRH’s chase.
  • Crowd went berserk when MS Dhoni came out to bat towards the end of CSK’s innings.
  • SRH dropped Head on 0 off Chahar in the 1st over – a costly miss.
  • Virender Sehwag praised Klaasen’s timing against spinners as a “rarity in any format”.
  • Michael Vaughan termed the Dhoni-CSK bond as “one of the greatest across sports”.

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