CSK beat SRH and go back to the top of the points table

SRH skipper David Warner won the toss, and chose to bat first. It was the first match in Delhi this season. Each team made two changes each Abhishek Sharma and Virat Singh miss out for Sandeep and Pandey in SRH. Lungi and Moeen are back in place of Bravo and Tahir for CSK.

Bairstow gets dismissed early

Bairstow was in excellent form this season was dismissed very early by CSK. Sam Curran dismissed him in the fourth over. It seemed like SRH batting too conservatively as they don’t have enough depth in their middle overs. They ended powerplay with a score of 39/1.

Warner struggles to accelerate

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Today was just not warners day. He was finding it very difficult to time the ball, and the balls he timed were going straight to fielders, and CSK fielders with some excellent fielding efforts were not making it easy for him either. 

SRH struggled in the middle overs, and at the end of the seventeenth, both Manish and Warner were still at the crease, having reached their fifties. But the problem was their strike rates Warner was almost struggling to score at a run-a-ball pace, and Manish, even though a bit better, was not very good too. At this point, Warner scored 57 off 54 balls, and Manish scored 56 off 43 balls. 

Late show by Williamson

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Kane showed up in the seventeenth over and looked set from the word go. He scored 26 off ten balls, and Kedar also hit two boundaries at the end and made sure that SRH reaches a decent total of 171 runs. 

CSK chase easily

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CSK openers gave them an excellent start. They were toying with SRH bowlers at one point; it looked like they would themselves chase down the total. Both of them had a wonderful partnership of 129 runs in just 13 overs and completely sealed the victory for CSK.

Rashid later picked up three wickets, but it was too late. CSK won comfortably with nine balls to spare. 

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