Friday, June 2, 2023

Chennai win in Conway’s fifty

Chennai Super Kings won by 7 wickets on Devon Conway’s fifty in the only match of the day in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Sunrisers Hyderabad stopped at 134 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs. In response, Chennai won with 8 balls and 7 wickets in hand.

Chennai got off to a great start with the help of two openers chasing runs. The team got the basis of victory in the 87-run partnership of the opening pair. Rituraj Gaikwad scored 35 runs off 30 balls. Later Ajinkya Rahane and Ambati Rayudu were dismissed for 9 runs.

Meanwhile, opener Devon Conway confirmed the win against Meen Ali. He remained unbeaten on 77 runs after completing his personal half-century. And Moeen Ali remains unbeaten on 6 runs.

Earlier, Chennai captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni invited Sunrisers Hyderabad to bat after winning the toss at the beginning of the match. Hyderabad got off to a good start. 35 runs came in 4.2 overs from the opening pair. Harry Brooks returned with 18 runs off 13 balls. And Abhishek Sharma scored 34 runs off 26 balls.

Then when Rahul Tripathi got out for 21 runs in 21 balls and Aiden Markram got out for 12 runs in 12 balls, the pace of runs slowed down. With that, the team is under pressure. In the end, the pressure could not be taken anymore. Henrik Klassen got out for 17 runs off 16 balls, Mayank got out for 2 runs and Sundar got out for 9 runs. And Klassen remained unbeaten on 17 runs.

(21 April/MM)


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