0.1 Perfect start for CSK and Chahar! Back of a length and angling away outside off from over the stumps, Dhawan chases it with a cut but is rooted to the crease as he throws his hands at the ball. He only ends up dragging it back onto the stumps via a thick inside edge. Chahar pumps his fist and celebrates. Dhawan bags a first-ball duck 0/1
    3.5 Pace on the ball now. Ngidi dives forward, pockets a low return catch, and lets out a big roar. Goswami continues to back away outside leg, Ngidi follows him and hits a hard length. Goswami is cramped and pulls weakly. He ends up flapping a low catch to Ngidi 34/2
    4.2 Williamson has been strangled down the leg side. He throws his head back in despair. Thakur sets off on a celebratory sprint. Thakur now hits a back of a length and angles it down the leg side.Williamson looks to pull but can only tickle it behind for a straightforward catch. Gloved to Dhoni. What an unfortunate way to go. Big scalp for CSK 36/3
    11.3 leading edge back to Jadeja! Good length on middle, and looking to work it towards midwicket. He's through his shot too early, and the leading edge comes towards Yusuf, the non striker. But Jadeja scoots behind Yusuf and holds on to the offering. That's No. 5! 69/5
    6.4 This is the left-hander's version of Williamson's dismissal. Another batsman has been strangled down the leg side. Dhoni dives to his right (yes, he dives) snaps it up. Back of a length and slanted down the leg side, Shakib now tickles it behind. Bravo brings out his RunDWorld Jig and celebrates 50/4
    14.6 what a catch! Tumbling forward while completing it! The stadium is on fayahhh! It was full outside off, and Yusuf's drive comes off the bat's bottom half. Low catch on offer from Bravo, and he dives forward on his follow through, holds on to the catch, and then spectacularly does a somersault to regain control. My oh my! 88/6
    not out
    19.6 Dhoni finally hits the stumps! Off the innings' final ball, heh. Shardul goes short on middle, and Brathwaite misses the pull. They're off for a bye, but Dhoni finally finds his aim. Sunrisers end on 139 for 7 139/7
    9 (w 9)
    139/7 (20 Overs, RR: 6.95)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Shikhar Dhawan, 0.1 ov), 2-34 (Shreevats Goswami, 3.5 ov), 3-36 (Kane Williamson, 4.2 ov), 4-50 (Shakib Al Hasan, 6.4 ov), 5-69 (Manish Pandey, 11.3 ov), 6-88 (Yusuf Pathan, 14.6 ov), 7-139 (Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 19.6 ov)
    DL Chahar403117.75125020
    L Ngidi402015.00102000
    SN Thakur4050112.5093430
    DJ Bravo402526.2591040
    RA Jadeja401313.25141000
    0.5 another gem of a ball from Bhuvneshwar. This finds the outside edge of Watson. Good length, angling in towards off stump, and swings away sharply, the opener hangs his bat out and nicks off 0/1
    not out
    3.3 Kaul floors Raina's leg stump. Raina jumps across off, exposes his leg and middle stumps, and can't meet with a flick. Perhaps, he was expecting the short ball, especially with leg-gully in place. This was full, however, and Raina gave Kaul a free path to access it 24/2
    3.4 Cracking delivery from Kaul.. My ball of the tournament. This was the big dipper from Kaul, a la Malinga, swings away so very late. Opens up Rayudu, beats him on the outside edge, and hits off and middle. He sends Rayudu back for a first-ball duck and pumps his fist animatedly. Look at Williamson, he's pumped too. This defence is on 24/3
    7.4 Rashid bursts through the gate of Dhoni. Tom Moody in the dug out has a big smile and high-fives Hales. Another googly, good length, breaks back in from outside off, Dhoni does not read the variation either, reaches out for a drive and misses. Rashid hits middle stump. Dhoni goes and with it CSK's hopes? 39/4
    11.2 straight to first slip! Half tracker on off, really, but Bravo goes chasing after it. Tries to cut, but it's the legbreak from Rashid this time. Turned a lot, and took some extra bounce too, and Bravo has edged it to Gabbar 57/5
    12.3 another caught and bowled! The slower ball does it again. Back of a length on middle, but he's through his front-foot defense too early. Tries to check his straight drive, but still can't do enough. Hits the top half of the bat and lobs straight into Sandeep's hands. Replays suggest that was the knuckleball 62/6
    14.6 Is that a clean catch from Brathwaite? He does not claim the catch. The soft signal from umpire Erasmus is out. They go to the TV umpire now. He dives forward, Brathwaite stretches his hands out, and wraps his fingers around it. Or did that bounce into the turf and into the hands. The close-ups are quite blurry. No conclusive evidence. TV umpire Ravi does not have conclusive evidence to overturn the soft signal. Chahar has to go. This was full and outside off, dragged off the bottom of the bat to long-on. Excellent effort from that man Carlos Brathwaite 92/7
    17.5 full on off, and that's been creamed through the cover region. Looks like four, except Rashid's tumbling effort stops that at wide long off. Recovers quickly, and throws it in flat at the bowler's end. Brathwaite collects, and then brings the stumps down with his right hand. Harbhajan's nowhere near! 113/8
    not out
    5 (lb 2, w 3)
    140/8 (19.1 Overs, RR: 7.3)
    Did not bat: L Ngidi
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Shane Watson, 0.5 ov), 2-24 (Suresh Raina, 3.3 ov), 3-24 (Ambati Rayudu, 3.4 ov), 4-39 (MS Dhoni, 7.4 ov), 5-57 (Dwayne Bravo, 11.2 ov), 6-62 (Ravindra Jadeja, 12.3 ov), 7-92 (Deepak Chahar, 14.6 ov), 8-113 (Harbhajan Singh, 17.5 ov)
    B Kumar3.101414.42120110
    Sandeep Sharma3030210.0064100
    S Kaul403228.00105010
    CR Brathwaite3031010.3373210
    Rashid Khan401122.75140000
    Shakib Al Hasan2020010.0011100

Match Details


Chennai Super Kings , elected to field first

Player Of The Match

Series result

Chennai Super Kings advanced


Hours of play (local time)

19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.30, Interval 20.30-20.50, Second Session 20.50- 22.20

Match days

22 May 2018 - night match (20-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee


Chennai Super Kings 2, Sunrisers Hyderabad 0

Match Notes

Super Kings 2nd innings Partnerships

1st0SR WatsonF du Plessis
2nd24SK RainaF du Plessis
3rd0AT RayuduF du Plessis
4th15MS DhoniF du Plessis
5th18DJ BravoF du Plessis
6th5F du PlessisRA Jadeja
7th30F du PlessisDL Chahar
8th21Harbhajan SinghF du Plessis
9th27F du PlessisSN Thakur