Dominant performance by CSK bowlers, restricted SRH to 134/7 Josh Hazelwood and DJ Bravo took three and two wickets respectively to restrict Sunrisers Hyderabad to 134/7 in 20 overs in the 44th match of IPL 2021 here at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Ravindra Jadeja and Shardul Thakur also chipped in with a wicket each.
For SRH, Wriddhiman Saha was the top scorer with 44 runs in the match. Abhishek Sharma, Abdul Samad and Rashid Khan also contributed with runs down the order.
Wriddhiman Saha got going with 44 but he failed to carry on. Big guns Jason Holder and Kane Williamson failed to get going but youngsters Abhishek Sharma and Abdul Samad added some crucial runs before Rashid Khan hit a 13-ball 17
Samad sees it full and in the slot from Josh Hazlewood. He swings his bat through the line and the ball sails into the long-on stands.
The Sunrisers Hyderabad dug-out is watching that ball sail over their head with a lot of admiration. Samad is young good batsmen and big hitter of the ball.
Playing for pride, the “Orange Army” Sunrisers will be hoping to repeat their same victorious performance against RR.