Faf Du Plessis’ special takes Chennai Super Kings to IPL 2018 Finals

Faf Du Plessis’ special takes Chennai Super Kings to IPL 2018 Finals

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Match 57: Chennai Super Kings Vs. Sunrisers Hyderabad

Match Details | CSK vs SRH

  • Toss: Chennai Super Kings won the toss, Chose to bowl
  • Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
  • Umpires: Marais Erasmus, Chettithody Shamsuddin, S Ravi
  • Referee: Andy Pycroft

The first of the play-offs between the table toppers. Winner of this match goes straight to the finals. The loser of this match will have one more chance. Winner of Eliminator 1 will face the loser of this Qualifier. Chennai Super Sings and Sunrisers Hyderabad have fought twice in the group stage and Chennai has been victorious both the times.

Teams | CSK vs SRH

Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): Shikhar Dhawan, Shreevats Goswami(w), Kane Williamson(c), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Carlos Brathwaite, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma

Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi

1st innings: CSK Vs. SRH

Powerplay (1-6 overs) –  SRH – 47/3

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Over 1 – Deepak Chahar starts the bowling for Chennai Super Kings. He gets the wicket of Shikhar Dhawan (0) in the very first ball of the match. Kane Williamson comes into the crease and smashes three consecutive boundaries. 12 runs and a wicket from the over. SRH – 12/1

Over 2 – L Ngidi bowls a somber over. 6 runs from it. SRH – 18/1

Over 3 –  A good over for Sunrisers as 10 runs come from it. SRH – 28/1

 Over 4 – L Ngidi gets the wicket of S Goswami (12) after getting hit for a four. SRH – 34/2

Over 5 –  Shardul Thakur dismisses the dangerous Kane Williamson (24). SRH – 41/3

Over 6 – Deepak Chahar goes for 6 runs. SRH – 47/3

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Overs 7th-10th – SRH – 64/4

Over 7 – Dwayne Bravo gets the scalp of Shakib Al Hasan (12). 4 runs and a wicket from the over. SRH – 51/4

Over 8 – A good tight first over by Ravindra Jadeja. Only 3 runs from it. SRH – 54/4

Over 9 – Tidy over bowled by Dwayne Bravo, giving 7 runs. SRH  61/4

Over 10 – Another brilliant over by Ravindra Jadeja. 3 runs from it. SRH – 64/4

Overs 11th- 15th – SRH – 88/6

Over 11 – 3 runs from Deepak Chahar’s final over. SRH – 67/4

Over 12 – Ravindra Jadeja gets the wicket of Manish Pandey (8). SRH – 69/5

Over 13 – Run a ball from Shardul Thakur’s over. SRH – 75/5

Over 14 – Yusuf Pathan gets 5 runs from Ravindra Jadeja’s over. SRH – 80/5

Over 15 – Dwayne Bravo dismisses Yusuf Pathan (24) after getting hit for 8 runs in the over. SRH – 88/6

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Overs 16th – 20th – SRH – 139/7

Over 16 –  L Ngidi bowls a good over. SRH – 92/6

Over 17 – A long over by Dwayne over including extras. 6 runs from it. SRH – 98/6

Over 18 – Shardul Thakur bowls an expensive over. Carlos Braithwaite hammers 17 runs from the over. SRH – 115/6

Over 19 – L Ngidi bowls a tight over in the death. Only 4 runs from it. SRH – 119/6

Over 20 –  Carlos Braithwaite’s valuable cameo gives hope to Sunrisers. 20 runs extracted from the Shardul Thakur over. Bhuveneshwar Kumar (7) gets run-out in the last ball trying to steal a run. Sunrisers Hyderabad Final Score – 139/7

A prominent bowling performance by Chennai Super Kings bowlers. A good cameo by Carlos Braithwaite in the death overs.

2nd Innings: CSK Vs. SRH

Power play (1-6 overs): CSK – 33/3

Over 1 –  Bhuveneshwar Kumar starts Sunrisers’ defense with the wicket of Shane Watson (0) in the very first over. CSK – 1/1

Over 2 –  Sandeep Sharma is hammered for three consecutive fours by Suresh Raina. CSK – 14/1

Over 3 –  Bhuveneshwar Kumar bowls a good over. 6 runs conceded in it. CSK – 20/1

Over 4 –  Siddharth Kaul bowls a game changing over as he dismisses both the in-form batsmen of Chennai Super Kings: Suresh Raina (22) and Ambati Rayudu (0). CSK – 24/3

Over 5 – Constrained over by Bhuveneshwar Kumar. 1 run from it. CSK – 25/3

Over 6 – 8 runs from Siddharth Kaul’s over. Which includes a four by MS Dhoni. CSK – 33/3

Overs 7th – 10th – CSK – 50/4

Over 7 – Carlos Braithwaite brought into the attack. He gives 4 runs from his over. CSK – 37/3

Over 8 –  Rashid Khan clean bowls MS Dhoni (9). Chennai Super Kings reeling at the moment. CSK – 40/4

Over 9 – Faf du Plessis smashes a six in Carlos Braithwaite’s over. CSK – 48/4

Over 10 – Just 2 runs from Rashid Khan’s over.  CSK – 50/4

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Overs 11th – 15th – CSK – 92/7

Over 11 – A run a ball over by Shakib Al Hasan. CSK – 56/4

Over 12 – Rashid Khan gets the prized wicket of Dwayne Bravo (7). 5 runs and a wicket from it. CSK – 61/5

Over 13 – Ravindra Jadeja (3) goes without making any impact. Chennai Super Kings all but lost. CSK – 66/6

Over 14 – Du Plessis shows some confidence with some boundaries of Shakib Al Hasan’s over. CSK – 80/6

Over 15 – Deepak Chahar (10) hits a boundary before getting out in the last delivery of Sandeep Sharma. CSK – 92/7

Over 16th – 20th  | CSK vs SRH

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Over 16 – Just 1 run from Rashid Khan’s over. CSK – 93/7

Over 17 – Siddharth Kaul bowls a good death over. CSK – 97/7

Over 18 – A big and decisive over for Chennai Super Kings came with this. Du Plessis hammered Carlos Braithwaite for 20 runs. Du Plessis also completes his hard fought half century. Harbhajan Singh (2) gets out in the over. CSK – 117/8

Over 19 – Siddharth Kaul bowled good in the match but got smacked for some boundaries in this over. 17 important runs come from the over. Only 6 needed of the last over. CSK – 134/8

Over 20 – Highly experienced Bhuveneshwar Kumar comes to bowl the final over. Faf du Plessis hits a down the ground six to steal the match away from Sunrisers Hyderabad. A forgetful match for the Sunrisers Hyderabad. Faf du Plessis heroics snatched the win for Chennai Super Kings. Super Kings roars into the finals of this year’s IPL. Chennai Super Kings won by 2 wickets. Chennai Super Kings Final Score – 140/8

PLAYER OF THE MATCH: Faf du Plessis (67*)

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