After a seven-wicket defeat towards Chennai Tremendous Kings, SunRisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner took accountability for his sluggish knock of 57 off 55 balls which lowered the staff’s complete, limiting them to a below-par complete within the first innings. A late onslaught from Kane Williamson (26* off 10) and fifties from Manish Pandey (61) and Warner guided SRH to 171/3 of their allotted 20 overs. In reply, Ruturaj Gaikwad’s blistering 75-run knock and a fifty from Faf du Plessis (56) helped CSK chase the goal down with 9 balls to spare.
“I take full accountability for the way in which I batted. I batted sluggish and hit the fielders. The way in which Manish batted was distinctive. Kane and Kedhar obtained us to a decent complete, however on the finish of the day, I take full accountability. In all probability 15 good pictures to fielders and they’re those that make or break the innings. On the finish of the day, I took too many balls,” Warner mentioned after the match.
He additional lauded CSK openers for setting the muse for CSK’s snug win.
“We fought effectively to the top, however the two [CSK] openers batted effectively. I am not too certain. He was going to bat 4 and on the finish of the day, we soaked up too many balls. On the finish of the day, he (Williamson) bats at 4 and that is his job. I believe we have now a day sport right here as effectively. 170 is par throughout the evening, however we must be constructive. We’re a bunch of fighters. The blokes might be harm by this however we might be up and about,” Warner mentioned.
Chasing 172, Gaikwad and Du Plessis gave a flying begin to CSK. The openers confirmed their intentions from the start of the run-chase.
Each the openers began taking up SRH bowlers and smashed them throughout the park. The duo added 54 runs within the Powerplay overs. The openers continued their carnage as CSK crossed the three-figure mark within the eleventh over.
Du Plessis accomplished his fifty off 32 balls. Within the twelfth over, Gaikwad additionally smashed his fifth IPL half-century. The 129-run opening partnership was put to an finish by Rashid Khan within the thirteenth over as he cleaned up Gaikwad after scoring 75 off 44. His knock was studded with 12 fours.
Rashid in his final over gave a double blow to CSK as he dismissed each du Plessis (56) and Moeen Ali (15) off successive balls. Ravindra Jadeja and Suresh Raina remained unbeaten on seven and 17 runs respectively as CSK received the sport with 9 balls to spare.
For SRH, Rashid returned with the figures of three/36 in his 4 overs.
SRH will subsequent tackle Rajasthan Royals on Might 2.