CricketSunrisers Hyderabad Faces Another Loss At The Hands Of Strong Chennai Super Kings Team
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Back to back losses for Sunrisers Hyderabad as they face another tough loss at the hands of Chennai Super Kings. The match was played at Cheapauk, so beforehand it was a expected to be a big challenge for visiting Hyderbad.

Sunrisers Hyderabad couldn’t win the toss and they were asked to bat first by the home side. After having a cautious start, Harry Brook was sent back by Amandeep Singh in the fifth over.

Although Hyderabad lost only one wicket in the powerplay, but their innings looked quite fussy. Maybe it was some good bowling effort by CSK bowlers but unfortunately SRH batters lacked intent and most importantly, they were not served up easy to hit deliveries.

In the last 10 overs of their innings, SRH could only score 58 runs. This tells how dominating CSK bowlers were, especially their spinners. Maheesh Theekshana bowled four overs for 27 runs and picked key wicket of Aiden Markram.

Ravindra Jadeja, after getting for few in the previous match, made a comeback and picked 3 wickets for mere 23 runs in his 4 hours. Abhishek Sharma, Rahul Tripathi and Mayank Agrawal were his victims.

Except SRH openers, no other batter touched strike rate of above 110, the most runs came from Sharma’s bat who scored 34 off 26 balls. Tripathi played for a few overs but couldn’t rise his strike rate above 100.

In the end, SRH could only reach 134 runs on board, which was never going to enough unless they produce something magical. And it wasn’t meant to, 30 runs more would have pushed this match in competitive zone.

87 runs partnership for the first wicket completely pushed SRH out from the match. It was third consecutive half century by Devon Conway who came 77 not out in 57 balls.

In fact, CSK batters were too sensible with their chase to lose a wicket and Sunrisers Hyderabad lacked the experience in their bowling attack. This loss has made things more difficult for Hyderabad as they stay in the 9th position in the points table.