Hyderabad vs Chennai
CSK win by 5 wickets
Dhoni takes it to the last over and CSK win by 5 wickets. Sunrisers lose another game because of some poor batting and then could not contain the batting might of Chennai.
Over 19.3 - CSK 146/5 (Manhas 3, Dhoni 13)
Mishra to bowl the final over, Dhoni on strike. Dhoni takes a single to bring Manhas on strike. Manhas takes a single and then Dhoni hits the next ball through square leg for four. Chennai win by 5 wickets.
Over 19 - CSK 140/5 (Manhas 2, Dhoni 8)
Ishant Sharma comes into the attack to bowl the 19th over. A couple of singles and then WICKET! Jadeja is bowled between bat and pad, and Ishant picks up a wicket. Manhas comes in to bat, a couple of dots and then two runs to end the over. 6 needed from 6 balls, CSK making it unnecessarily interesting.
Over 18 - CSK 136/4 (Jadeja 5, Dhoni 7)
Bhuvi starts his last over, five singles from the over. Dhoni likes to take these games to the last over. 10 needed from 12 balls.
Over 17 - CSK 131/4 (Jadeja 2, Dhoni 5)
Steyn to bowl his final over. A couple of singles and then a dot ball. Four singles from the over, good over from Steyn but no wicket. 15 needed from 18 balls.
Over 16 - CSK 127/4 (Jadeja 0, Dhoni 3)
Bhuvi comes back into the attack, Smith takes a single from the first ball. WICKET! Smith is out, Warner takes the catch and Bhuvi strikes for Sunrisers. Warner makes good ground and takes a good catch, he has been brilliant in the field today. Faf walks out to bat and Dhoni brings up on strike. WICKET! Bhuvi strikes twice in this over. Faf gets a golden duck as he edges it to the keeper for four. Jadeja walks out to bat.
Over 15 - CSK 124/2 (Smith 65, Dhoni 2)
Dhoni comes in to bat, takes a single from the first ball. Smith keeps going, it is tossed up and outside off, Smith swipes it with power over long-on for a six. 10 runs from the over, 22 more needed from 30 balls.
Over 14 - CSK 114/2 (Smith 57)
Six, Raina joins the party, Ishant Sharma into his third over and Raina hits the first ball for a six over long-on. Raina hits it in front of square leg for a couple of runs. Four, Ishant bowls it short but it is down leg, Raina helps it to the fine leg boundary for four. WICKET! Raina comes down the wicket and hits it to Rao and Ishant gets a wicket, Raina goes for 14, with 32 runs needed.
Over 13 - CSK 102/1 (Smith 57, Raina 2)
Six, Smith rocks back on to his back foot and hits it over deep midwicket for a six, CSK bring their 100 up. Eight runs from the over, 44 more needed from 42 runs.
Over 12 - CSK 94/1 (Smith 50, Raina 1)
Ishant into his second over, Smith hits it through to the point boundary for four. He is playing a very mature knock tonight. A couple of singles follow and Smith gets a couple of runs through mid-off, Warner is quick on the ball to keep it to two. A single to end the over, 9 runs from the over. Smith gets his 50.
Over 11 - CSK 85/1 (Smith 42, Raina 0)
Karn Sharma comes into the attack from over the wicket. A single to start the over and then Smith drills the next ball through long off for a couple of runs. Six, McCullum hits it inside out and drives the ball over extra cover for a six. WICKET! Karn Sharma gets the wicket and McCullum is bowled, he went for the cut shot but as too late on it. 10 from the over.
Over 10 - CSK 75/0 (Smith 39, McCullum 33)
Steyn comes into the attack, Sunrisers need a wicket now. Three singles from the over, good over from Steyn, but no wicket for Hyderabad. 71 runs needed from 60 balls.
Over 9 - CSK 72/0 (Smith 38, McCullum 31)
Mishra continues from the other end, McCullum hits the second ball to the square leg boundary. Three singles from the over, CSK need 74 runs from 11 overs.
Over 8 - CSK 65/0 (Smith 37, McCullum 25)
Ishant Sharma comes into the attack after the power play. Six, Smith hits it out of the park, the slower length ball hit over cow corner for six. Six more, Smith ends the over with another six, it is banged in short and Smith sends it over square leg. 12 from the over.
Over 7 - CSK 53/0 (Smith 25, McCullum 25)
Amit Mishra comes into the attack, a couple of singles to start the over. Six singles from the over. Solid start from CSK.
Over 6 - CSK 47/0 (Smith 22, McCullum 22)
Four, McCullum charges out of his crease to the spinner and smashes the ball over mid-off for a one bounce four. A leg bye and Smith slogs it and the ball flies away for four more to square leg. A couple of singles to end the over.
Over 5 - CSK 36/0 (Smith 17, McCullum 17)
Bhuvi continues and the first ball is hit for four, McCullum hits the ball hard into the ground and it bounces over point for four. Three dots and then McCullum takes a single to deep midwicket. Six, Smith swivels and sends it over the long leg boundary to end the over. 11 runs from the over.
Over 4 - CSK 29/0 (Smith 11, McCullum 12)
Karn Sharma to bowl leg spin, in the power play. A couple of singles to start the over, McCullum then comes down the wicket and lofts it over the bowler's head for a couple of runs. Five runs from the over, Chennai need 121 runs from 16 overs.
Over 3 - CSK 20/0 (Smith 10, McCullum 8)
Steyn runs in to bowl his second over. A leg bye to start the over, and then McCullum hits his first boundary. The fielder on the deep midwicket boundary leaps in the air but the ball clears him as McCullum hooks it for a six. 8 runs from the over.
Over 2 - CSK 12/0 (Smith 10, McCullum 1)
Bhuvi runs in from the other end, good bowling attack for Sunrisers. McCullum takes a single from the first ball to bring Smith on strike. Four, Smith inside edges it and it beats the keeper and runs down to the boundary for four. Six runs from the over.
Over 1 - CSK 6/0 (Smith 6, McCullum 0)
Smith and McCullum open the innings for CSK, Steyn steams in with the ball for Hyderabad. Smith punches it through point for a couple of runs. A dot and then Smith hits Steyn for four, he slices the ball through point for four. Six from the over.
Sunrisers 145 for 5 after 20 overs
The top order batting failed again, Finch provided some much needed stability. Sammy and Karn Sharma pushed the score to 145 in the 20 overs.
Over 20 - SRH 145/5 (K Sharma 17, Sammy 23)
Mohit to bowl the last over, a couple of singles from the first two balls. Six, Sammy hits it flat and pulls it over deep midwicket for a six. A couple of singles and then Sammy pushes the last ball wide of long-off, Raina keeps it down to two and Sunrisers end on 145 for 5.
Over 19 - SRH 133/5 (K Sharma 16, Sammy 13)
Hilfenhaus to bowl the 19th over, Sammy starts it with a boundary. He whips it to deep square leg for four. A wide down leg and Sammy lets it go. A single and then Karn Sharma sends it out of the park for a six, Hilfenhaus bowls the short ball and Karn hooks it for a six. Another six, Karn smashes it over cover for another six, good shot from him. A couple of runs as Karn hits it in the air to long-on and Smith drops it, 20 runs from the over.
Over 18 - SRH 113/5 (K Sharma 2, Sammy 8)
Sharma to Sammy who takes a single from the first ball. WICKET! Finch falls but he has done a good job of stabilizing the innings. It is the back of the hand slower ball and Finch is bowled on 44. Karn Sharma comes in to bat. Four singles from the last four balls.
Over 17 - SRH 108/4 (Finch 44, Sammy 5)
Hilfenhaus runs in to bowl his third over, a couple of dots to start the over. Finch takes a leg bye and then Sammy hits the full toss straight down the ground for four. Six runs from the over.
Over 16 - SRH 102/4 (Finch 44, Sammy 0)
Sammy walks out to bat, can he provide some acceleration at the end. A wide to start the over, Ashwin is surprised that it is called a wide. Four runs from the over, a good over from CSK.
Over 15 - SRH 98/4 (Finch 41)
Rao takes a couple of runs from the first ball, he drives it through the covers as Mohit comes back into the attack. Four singles from the next four balls. WICKET! Mohit strikes, Rao drives it on the up and hits it to mid-off, Smith takes the catch and Rao has to go. Sunrisers 98 for 4.
Over 14 - SRH 92/3 (Finch 39, Rao 9)
A string of singles from the over, six runs from it including a wide from Aswhin. The run rate is still hovering around 6.57 per over.
Over 13 - SRH 86/3 (Finch 37, Rao 6)
Ishwar Pandey comes back into the attack, a couple of runs to start the over. Finch is the key for the innings here, he can certainly accelerate at will. A couple of singles and then Finch backs away to the leg side and hits it through point for four. 8 from the over.
Over 12 - SRH 78/3 (Finch 31, Rao 4)
Jadeja starts his third over, six singles from the over, Sunrisers 78 for 3 after 12 overs.
Over 11 - SRH 72/3 (Finch 28, Rao 1)
Smith into his second over, a couple of singles. WICKET! He smashed it and hit it well, but it goes to the deep midwicket boundary and Pandey takes the catch. Smith strikes, Rao walks out to bat. Four byes as it is full and wide outside off, and it beats the batsman and the keeper.
Over 10 - SRH 65/2 (Finch 27, Rahul 24)
Ashwin comes back into the attack to bowl his second over. Three singles from the over, Sunrisers going at 6.5 runs per over.
Over 9 - SRH 62/2 (Finch 26, Rahul 22)
Rahul takes a single and then Finch goes on the attack again. Four, short and wide outside off, Finch cuts it fiercely through point for four. A couple more from the over.
Over 8 - SRH 55/2 (Finch 21, Rahul 20)
Dwayne Smith comes into the attack. Finch pushes the first ball behind point for a couple of runs. A couple of singles and then Finch hits the last ball for four. 8 runs from the over.
Over 7 - SRH 47/2 (Finch 14, Rahul 19)
A couple of singles to start the over, Jadeja comes into the attack. Six, that's a good hit, Rahul goes down low and hits it out of the park, slog sweep that goes over deep midwicket. A couple of runs to end the over.
Over 6 - SRH 37/2 (Finch 12, Rahul 11)
Ashwin comes into the attack, three singles from the first three balls. Five runs from the over.
Over 5 - SRH 32/2 (Finch 11, Rahul 8)
A couple of dots and then Rahul cuts the short ball through point for four. Mohit Sharma starts his first over, a single to end the over.
Over 4 - SRH 27/2 (Finch 11, Rahul 3)
Pandey starts his second over, Rahul takes a single from the first ball. Poor ball from Pandey, Finch pads it to the boundary as he misses the flick. A couple of singles and then Finch hits it to the fine leg boundary.
Over 3 - SRH 17/2 (Finch 6, Rahul 1)
WICKET! Hilfenhaus strikes, Dhawan pulls the length ball and hits it straight to midwicket where Manhas takes the catch. Dhawan was cramped for room and Hyderabad lose their first wicket. Warner walks out to bat. WICKET! The top order fails again, Warner is out lbw and the umpire gives it out after a strong appeal. Good over for Chennai.
Over 2 - SRH 15/0 (Finch 6, Dhawan 7)
Pandey to bowl from the other end. Dhawan picks up a single from the first ball. Finch stays back and hits the length ball through cover for four. A couple more singles from the over, 7 from it.
Over 1 - SRH 8/0 (Finch 3, Dhawan 5)
Finch and Dhawan start with the bat for Hyderabad, Hilfenhaus to bowl the first over. Finch takes a single from the first ball to bring Dhawan on strike. A couple of dots and Dhawan cuts it from the back foot for four through point. A single to third man as Dhawan steers the ball there. Finch glances it off to square leg for a couple of runs.
Dhawan wins the toss for Hyderabad and elects to bat first. Dhoni says he would have batted first too.
Hello and welcome to our over-by-over coverage of the Chennai versus Hyderabad game. Chennai will be the favourites today after pushing their way to the top half of the table. Hyderabad batting will need to click today to make this a good contest.
- 27th Apr 2014
- Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and elected to bat.
- Sharjah CA Stadium, UAE
- A K Chaudhary, V A Kulkarni
- TV Umpire
- A S Dar
- Match Referee
- G F Labrooy
- Reserve Umpire
- K Bharatan
chennai BATTING CARD
|D.R. Smith||c Warner b Kumar||66|
|B.B. McCullum||b Sharma||40|
|S.K. Raina||c Rao b Sharma||14|
|M.S. Dhoni||Not out||13|
|F. du Plessis||c Rahul b Kumar||0|
|R.A. Jadeja||b Sharma||6|
|M. Manhas||Not out||3|
|Total||19.3 Overs||146 - 5|