Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Chennai Super Kings by eight wickets. IPL-15 has been very disappointing for the champions CSK so far and they had to face the fourth consecutive defeat on Saturday. For the first time in the history of the league, Chennai has lost in 4 consecutive matches. Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Chennai by 8 wickets in the match played here and won the first match of this season.
After winning the toss, Hyderabad decided to bowl first and restricted Chennai to a score of 154 runs for seven wickets. In reply, Hyderabad scored 155 runs for two wickets in 17.4 overs and won the match. The team has achieved the first win in three matches.
Hero of victory: Hyderabad’s young opener scored 75 runs
Opening batsman Abhishek Sharma was the hero of the Sunrisers Hyderabad team’s victory. Chasing the target, he played a brilliant inning of 75 runs in 50 balls. With this innings, Abhishek scored the first half-century century of his IPL career. He laid the foundation for the victory against Chennai by sharing an 89-run partnership with captain Kane Williamson for the first wicket.
The target should have been defended. The target of 155 was not bad. We should have defended it. But our bowlers made us disappointed. We needed to take wickets but we couldn’t. Tomorrow may be a new and different day but we are looking to improve. We need to work hard then the only result will come in our favor – Ravindra Jadeja, Captain, Chennai super Kings.
IPL-15: Match 2 (Mumbai Indians VS Royal Challengers Bangalore)
Strong performance: Anuj Rawat scored a half-century this season as he scored 66 runs. It was the best innings of his career till now. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeated Mumbai Indians by 7 wickets in the IPL match played on Saturday. In this way, Mumbai’s team had to face defeat in the fourth consecutive match.
After losing the toss, Mumbai Indians came to bat first and scored 151 runs for six wickets. Mumbai’s Surya Kumar Yadav’s brilliant innings of 68 not out helped the Mumbai Indians to reach the 150 runs mark. In reply, RCB won by scoring 152 for three in 18.3 overs.
Anuj’s inning got heavy on Surya Kumar
Suryakumar Yadav scored his second consecutive half-century for Mumbai and played an unbeaten 68 in 37 balls. But Anuj Rawat’s innings got heavy on him. Anuj scored the first 50 runs of his IPL career by scoring 66 runs in 47 balls. He hit two fours and six sixes. Former captain Virat Kohli also played his best cricketing shots and scored 48 runs in 36 balls.
India Premier League-15 (Points Table)
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