33rd Match (N), Hyderabad (Deccan), April 17, 2019, Indian Premier League
(16.5/20 ov, T:133) 137/4

Sunrisers won by 6 wickets (with 19 balls remaining)

Full commentary

Bharath with the last bit: Although they are fifth on the points table, with this comfortable win SRH now have the best NRR (0.549). Might come handy when the race for the last four gets intense. That's all from our side. See you soon.

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David Warner, the Man of the Match: Sometimes we have been a bit hesitant, against Kings [XI Punjab] the wicket was quite tough. Me and Jonny have been mixing and matching quite well. Here the wicket was two-paced. I had fantastic support, not from Australia but India as well.

Kane Williamson, the SRH captain: Very good performance all around. CSK started well with the bat but the way we performed in the back half was outstanding and the chase was superb. I don't think the wicket changed too much. Rashid has been an outstanding performer for a number of years. He was brilliant today. Warner was brilliant. A match-winning knock with Jonny.

11:35 pm Time for the presentation ceremony.

King Khan: "My MOM is Rashid Khan!"

Mustafa Moudi: "@Hemant: Please Also Mention that Warner has completed 3,000 Runs for SRH Tonight !!!" -- Yes, he has.

Bairstow: We have got a pretty good team. Fantastic effort by bowlers to restrict them to 60-65 in the last 11 overs. Pleasure to play here in front of the Orange Army. Not sure what changed but I think we were more ruthless today. It's challenging facing Rashid in the nets and keeping to him in the match.

Raina: I think we should have rotated the strike more. That's why we were 30 runs short. But a great wake up call for us. Dhoni is fit now and might play the next game. Tahir has been giving us a lot of breakthroughs and he did it today as well. Whenever you need a wicket, you throw the ball to him and he gives you a wicket.

11:20 pm Warner set it up, Bairstow finished it off. Earlier the bowlers did well to restrict CSK to just 132 after conceding 80 from the first ten. However, where is the SRH middle order? That's one thing they need to sort soon.

Karn to Bairstow, SIX runs

and he finishes it with a six. Fuller around off, Bairstow comes forward and frees his arms to send it over long-on. And that ends SRH's three-match losing streak

Yusuf Pathan walks in, just two needed. But it's Bairstow on strike

Sandip Sinharay: ""An excellent over from Tahir, a wicket and a run from it." You are wrong. There were two runs. One run from the bat and one celebratory run from Tahir :-) "

Karn to Hooda, OUT

once again skips down but hasn't got it right, more height on distance this time and du Plessis takes an easy catch at long-off

Deepak Hooda c du Plessis b Sharma 13 (20m 16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 81.25
Karn to Hooda, FOUR runs

use of the feet by Hooda to go over extra cover, not the best of the timings but enough on it to take it towards the boundary

Karn to Hooda, 2 runs

fuller on the stumps, driven inside out towards extra cover, Raina misfields and allows two runs

Karn to Bairstow, 1 run

length ball on the stumps, slog sweeps it towards deep midwicket

Meanwhile, here is Varun Shetty on Ambati Rayudu v Vijay Shankar - the non-fight after mega hype

end of over 168 runs
SRH: 124/3CRR: 7.75 RRR: 2.25
Jonny Bairstow54 (42)
Deepak Hooda7 (13)
Shardul Thakur 3-0-31-0
Karn Sharma 2-0-20-0

Strategic timeout

Fahim M: "Both Imran and Rashid are 20 at heart and Rashid's age is 5 years less than Imran's cricketing career "

Thakur to Bairstow, 1 run

length outside off, a knuckle ball from Shardul, Bairstow waits for it before guiding it towards third man

Thakur to Hooda, 1 run

length ball around off, Hooda uses his wrists to work it towards long-on

Thakur to Bairstow, 1 run

length ball around off, stays in the crease and punches it towards long-on

Thakur to Bairstow, 1 wide

fuller but way too outside off this time

Thakur to Hooda, 1 run

short of length, steered towards third man for a single

Thakur to Bairstow, 1 run

just evades Watson at short midwicket. Short of length outside off, doesn't time the pull right, Watson moves to his left, stretches his hand out but the ball just touches the fingertips

Thakur to Bairstow, 1 wide

too short and it just takes off after pitching, over Bairstow's head, a wide

Thakur to Hooda, 1 run

short of length outside off, pulled towards midwicket for a single


end of over 155 runs
SRH: 116/3CRR: 7.73 RRR: 3.40
Jonny Bairstow51 (39)
Deepak Hooda4 (10)
Karn Sharma 2-0-20-0
Ravindra Jadeja 4-0-22-0

Moses : "Today we saw two of the finest spinners in this format on opposing sides."

Karn to Bairstow, 2 runs

fuller on the pads, flicked away towards square leg, the fielder is at the boundary and that allows Bairstow to come back for the second, and that's his fifty as well

Karn to Bairstow, no run

fuller on the pads, glanced straight towards short fine leg

Karn to Hooda, 1 run

length but way down the leg side, Hooda though stays leg side of the ball and chips it towards covers inside out

Karn to Bairstow, 1 run

length ball on middle and leg, goes back and works it towards the left of short fine leg

Karn to Hooda, 1 run

length ball on the pads, tucked away towards fine leg for a single

Karn to Hooda, no run

fuller on the stumps, comes forward and drives back, Karn stops it with a dive to his right

end of over 146 runs
SRH: 111/3CRR: 7.92 RRR: 3.66
Deepak Hooda2 (7)
Jonny Bairstow48 (36)
Ravindra Jadeja 4-0-22-0
Imran Tahir 4-0-20-2
Jadeja to Hooda, 1 run

length ball on the stumps, comes forward, stays leg side of the ball and works it towards long-off

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