Chennai Super Kings seal last-ball thriller to go top

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Chennai Super Kings cover last-ball thriller to reach top
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Chennai Super Kings cover last-ball thriller to reach topOn Sunday Chennai Super Kings lived a late attack from Sunrisers Hyderabad to cover an exciting four-run win in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match. The target set to 183, SRH achieved 178/6 in their chosen 20 overs. As Chennai Super Kings mounted to the top of the points tally.

That SRH came close to winning the match due to the excellent performance of captain Kane Williamson who scored a valiant 84 off 51 balls after their chase was jerked by three early setbacks.

Deepak Chahar cleared opener Ricky Bhui and Manish Pandey for a stoop in consecutive overs and then further added the scalp of Deepak Hooda (1) in his third to leave SRH in trouble at 22/3 in 4.2 overs.

Williamson then first combined with Shakib Al Hasan to resuscitate the innings before adding 79 runs with big-hitting Yusuf Pathan (45) to bring them back in the contest.

SRH need to have 33 of the final two overs when he chops to Dwayne Bravo off the final delivery of the 18th over.

Though, the fall of Yusuf in the next overall but finished the confidences of the home-based fans before Rashid Khan gave CSK a huge scare.

With 19 required off the final over, Rashid struck a six and a four to leave his team demanding six from the last delivery. However, he achieved a single off it to continue undefeated on 17 as CSK took home two points.

A planned time-out functioned in the favor of visitor’s

However, final Chennai Super Kings is 182/3 observed a distant probability when they crept to 41/2 in 9 overs after being requested to bat first. The match is being held at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. A planned time-out functioned in the favor of visitors. As Suresh Raina (54*) and Ambati Rayudu (79) flowing gears as soon as the play restarted.

 In the succeeding 11 overs, CSK left on a rampage to grab 141 runs in them. Rayudu was the aggressor-in-chief but was run out in an unsuccessful manner. Raina though continued undefeated and considered as a good support from captain MS Dhoni who added with 25* off 12.

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