IPL 2021: With 10 points CSK tops the chart after beating SRH by 7 wickets

Ruturaj Gaikwad (75), Faf du Plessis (56) dual staging helps Chennai Super Kings grab a seven-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium, Delhi. CSK chased down 172-run target well within time, wrapping up the game in 18.3 overs seizing their fifth consecutive win of the season.


With five successful games off six played, CSK once again tops the chart with 10 points. The day’s play began with SRH opting to bat first on winning the toss. Despite losing Jonny Bairstow too early into the innings, Hyderabad put up a brilliant batting performance with opening batsman David Warner smashing a splendid half century. Manish Pandey with the help of 5 fours and 1 six became the highest scorer for the side with his 61-run knock taking teams total to 171 runs. Bowler Rashid Khan with his continuous bowling attacked dismissed all the three wickets CSK lost but remained generous with the numbers.

However, Hyderabad’s hard earned total was a business as usual for Chennai. Ruturaj who was named the ‘Player of the Match’ played a impressive 75-run knocked off 44 balls that comprised of 12 fours shattering Hyderabad’s hopes for a second win. CSK with a strong batting order had no reason to panic despite the three dismissals.

Sunrisers Hyderabad after five defeats from six matches is placed at the bottom of the Points Table with only 2 points.

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