IPL 2021: CSK thrash SRH by 7 wickets

Last Updated: Wednesday, 28 April 2021 (23:47 IST)
New Delhi: Riding on fantastic fifties from and Rututaj Gaikwad, thrashed by 7 wickets in the 23rd match of the 2021 at Arun Jaitely Stadium, here on Wednesday.

Sunrisers Hyderabad posted 171 for 3 in 20 overs after winning toss and opting to bat.
 
Captain (57 off 55 balls) and Pandey (61 off 46 balls) were the top-scorers while Kane Williamson (26* off 10 balls) and Kedar Jadhav (12 off 4 balls) also played important cameos for SRH.
 
Lungi Ngidi was the best bowler for CSK, returning with figures of 2 for 35 while Sam Curran (1/30) got the other wicket. 
 
In reply, CSK openers Du Plessis (56) and Gaikwad (75) shared a 129-run opening partnership and ensured that their team gunned down the target in 18.3 overs with 7 wickets in hands.
 
Rashid Khan (3/36) was the most successful bowler for SRH.
 
The win was CSK’s fifth on trot which propelled them to the top of the points table.
 
Brief Scores:
 
SunRisers Hyderabad: 171 for 3 in 20 overs. (D Warner 57, M Pandey 61; L Ngidi 2/35).
 
Chennai Super Kings: 173 for 3 in 18.3 overs. (R Gaikwad 75, Faf du Plessis 56; R Khan 3/36). (UNI)