Match Day

752dThe Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy

Chennai leave it late, but win again

Chennai Super Kings experienced a wobble at the end of their chase against Sunrisers Hyderabad, but still managed to get home, making it four wins in five games

752dNandakumar Ganesh

Sharjah of the '90s

The heat, the frenzy, and the broken chairs - all made you feel like you had gone back in time

752dKarthik Krishnaswamy

Warner gets a howler

ESPNcricinfo picks the Plays of the Day from the IPL match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings

752dAmol Karhadkar

Karn hopes to reprise last year's form

Karn Sharma, the leggie, hopes to draw inspiration from his last year's impressive outings against the Chennai Super Kings to help the Sunrisers Hyderabad register their maiden victory over the most successful IPL team

The hunters


No. of times that CSK have successfully chased down a score of 145 or less in the IPL (in 14 attempts)

Vital over


No.of times Ishant Sharma has now dismissed Ravindra Jadeja in 5 IPL innings. Jadeja only strikes it at 93 against Ishant in the IPL.

Batter up


MS Dhoni’s strike rate against Dale Steyn in the IPL (77 runs of 43 balls)

On a roll


No. of times Dwayne Smith has made a 50+ score in his last eight IPL innings.

Batting giants


No. of times that CSK have scored more runs than today without losing a wicket in the first 10 overs of a chase (they got 96/0 against KKR in 2012).

Not Bunny


Dwayne Smith’s strike rate against Amit Mishra in the IPL before this match (38 runs of 22 balls)



No. of times that Karn Sharma had dismissed any of CSK's top order batsmen before today

Expert starters


No. of times that CSK have not lost a wicket in the powerplay out of 41 chases

Vital statistics


Karn Sharma’s economy rate in the IPL – this is the fifth best for any spinner after Narine, Ashwin, Kumble and Iqbal Abdulla (minimum 15 innings)

Got im


Number of times that Dale Steyn has dismissed Brendon McCullum in 2 IPL innings.



Dwayne Smith's strike rate against Bhuvneshwar Kumar in all T20 cricket before this match (1 run of 16 balls)

Rally round SRH


No. of times that the Sunrisers have successfully defended a total of 150 or less (in 7 attempts).

There till the end


No. of times Darren Sammy has now remained not out in his last 10 T20 innings