CSK vs SRH, IPL 2018 Qualifier 1 Highlights; Chennai enters record 7th time in IPL Finals

CSK vs SRH, IPL 2018 Qualifier 1 Highlights; Chennai enters record 7th time in IPL Finals

IPL 2018 first Qualifier is playing between Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad, at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. At first, Chennai Skipper MS Dhoni won the toss and elected to bowl first, at the fast surface of Wankhede. Chennai pacers Ngidi, Bravo, Chahar, and Shardul Thakur bowled superbly and took 4 wickets in just 6.4 overs. West Indies All-rounder Carlos Brathwaite score 43 off just 29 balls, including one four and four sixes. Windies pacer Dwayne Bravo got two wickets and conceded 32 runs in his four-over-spell.

Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad in a thrilling contest and qualified for the 2018 VIVO IPL Finaks. While the Sunrisers Hyderabad will play against the winner of Kolkata and Rajasthan’s game-winner

SRH Opener Shikhar Dhawan, who has been in a great form so far, bowled on the first bowl of the match. Skipper Williamson, Goswami, and Shakib-al-Hasan also depart at the low score. For more commentary and updates, follow our live commentary blog or visit 

Sunrisers Hyderabad 139/7 (20) vs Chennai Super Kings 140/8 (19.2)

10:22 PM IST- Bhuvneshwar to du Plessis, SIXFaf du Plessis, you champion! He takes just one ball to do it. Slower ball on a length, whacks it back down the ground and just clears the ropes

Score after 16 overs
CSK 93-7
du Plessis

10:21 PM IST- Rashid Khan to Harbhajan, no run

10:20 PM IST- Rashid Khan to Harbhajan, no run

10:16 PM IST- Sandeep Sharma to Chahar, out Caught by Brathwaite!! Chahar c Brathwaite b Sandeep Sharma 10(6) [6s-1]

10:15 PM IST- Sandeep Sharma to du Plessis, 1 run, squared up by the knuckleball, pokes it off the leading edge to cover

10:13 PM IST- Sandeep Sharma to du Plessis, FOUR

10:05 PM IST- Shakib to du Plessis, SIX, to long-on

10:02 PM IST- Shakib to du Plessis, FOUR, backs away against this arm-ball and hacks it through mid-wicket.

Shakib to Chahar, 1 run, to mid-on

Score after 13 overs
CSK 66-6
du Plessis
Sandeep Sharma

9:59 PM IST- Sandeep Sharma to du Plessis, 2 runs, to square leg

9:56 PM IST- Sandeep Sharma to Jadeja, out Caught&Bowled!! Not anymore he’s not. Jadeja c and b Sandeep Sharma 3(5)

Score after 12 overs
CSK 61-5
du Plessis
Rashid Khan

9:53 PM IST- Rashid Khan to Dwayne Bravo, out Caught by Dhawan!! Pouched at slip by Dhawan. Rashid Khan jogs away with his arms spread. Oh he loves bowling at the Wankhede. The extra fizz off the surface works wonders for him. Pushed through on a good length outside off, Bravo wafts at it and perishes to the turn and bite. SRH on a roll. Dwayne Bravo c Dhawan b Rashid Khan 7(11)

Score after 9 overs
CSK 48-4
Dwayne Bravo
du Plessis

9:42 PM IST- Brathwaite to du Plessis, 1 run, square of the wicket

9:41 PM IST- Brathwaite to du Plessis, SIX, to backward square leg

9:40 PM IST-

Score after 8 overs
CSK 40-4
Dwayne Bravo
du Plessis
Rashid Khan

9:37 PM IST- Rashid Khan to Dhoni, out Bowled!! That’s big, that’s huge and that might have just won this match for SRH. Dhoni b Rashid Khan 9(18) [4s-1]

9:36 PM IST- Rashid Khan to du Plessis, 1 run, to mid-on

9:35 PM IST- Rashid Khan to Dhoni, 1 run, to sweeper cover

Score after 7 overs
CSK 37-3
du Plessis

9:27 PM IST- Brathwaite to Dhoni, leg byes, 1 run

9:25 PM IST- Brathwaite to Dhoni, no run, short and wide of off, Dhoni reaches out, gets on top of the bounce and finds backward point with the tap

9:22 PM IST- S Kaul to Dhoni, FOURlovely shot

9:20 PM IST- Scoring 100 & duck vs same team in a season:
AB de Villiers v CSK (2009)
David Warner v KKR (2010)
Chris Gayle vs KXIP (2011)
Adam Gilchrist v RCB (2011)
Murali Vijay v DD (2012)
Virat Kohli v GL (2016)
Ambati Rayudu v SRH (2018)

9:17 PM IST- S Kaul to Rayudu, out Bowled!!

9:15 PM IST- S Kaul to Raina, out Bowled!! Oh dear! The fear of the short ball has consumed Raina once again, a nice little cameo, but nothing else. He pre-empted that Kaul would bowl a short ball and shuffled across his stunmps, in the process, he left the leg-stump exposed. This wasn’t a short ball, just a length delivery that was heading towards the leg-stump, once Raina clipped and missed, it was curtains for the left-hander. Raina b S Kaul 22(13) [4s-4]

Note: The winner of this match will qualify for the Finals, while the loser will get one more chance and will play against the Eliminator Winner. (Eliminator will be played between KKR and RR on tomorrow)
  • CSK Playing XI- Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi
  • SRH Playing XI- Shikhar Dhawan, Shreevats Goswami (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Carlos Brathwaite, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma

Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad LIVE Cricket commentary and Updates

8:43 PM IST- SN Thakur to Brathwaite, out Bhuvneshwar Run Out!!

8:41 PM IST- SN Thakur to Brathwaite, SIX, straight down the ground, the partnership between Brathwaite and Bhuvneshwar is now

8:40 PM IST- SN Thakur to Brathwaite, FOUR, to deep extra cover

8:37 PM IST- SN Thakur to Brathwaite, SIX, small margins for errors. Thakur missed his yorker and bowled a friendly full toss

Score after 18 overs
SRH 115-6
SN Thakur

8:31 PM IST- SN Thakur to Bhuvneshwar, 1 run, to mid-off

8:30 PM IST- SN Thakur to Brathwaite, 1 run, to extra cover

8:28 PM IST- SN Thakur to Brathwaite, SIX, back to back sixes

8:27 PM IST- SN Thakur to Brathwaite, SIX

8:25 PM IST- Dwayne Bravo to Brathwaite, 1 run, to mid-wicket

8:24 PM IST- Dwayne Bravo to Bhuvneshwar, 1 run, excellent bit of work from Jadeja

8:23 PM IST- Dwayne Bravo to Bhuvneshwar, no run

8:22 PM IST- Dwayne Bravo to Bhuvneshwar, no run, low full toss and Bhuvi jams it back to Bravo

8:21 PM IST- Dwayne Bravo to Bhuvneshwar, 1 run, slow dipping full delivery and Bhuvi clips it to deep square leg

Score after 16 overs
SRH 92-6
Lungi Ngidi

8:21 PM IST- Lungi Ngidi to Brathwaite, 1 run, to third man

8:20 PM IST- Lungi Ngidi to Brathwaite, no run, wow! Nice carry through to Dhoni. The ball thudded into the gloves.

8:18 PM IST- Lungi Ngidi to Bhuvneshwar, 1 run, this time just outside off and Bhuvi glides it off the bat face to third man

8:17 PM IST- Lungi Ngidi to Brathwaite, 1 run, back of a length around off, Brathwaite steers it down to third man

8:15 PM IST-

Score after 15 overs
SRH 88-6
Y Pathan
Dwayne Bravo

8:13 PM IST- Dwayne Bravo to Y Pathan, out Caught&Bowled!! Y Pathan c and b Dwayne Bravo 24(29) [4s-3]

8:12 PM IST- Dwayne Bravo to Y Pathan, FOUR, to sweeper cover

8:11 PM IST- Dwayne Bravo to Y Pathan, 1 run, to mid-wicket

8:10 PM IST- Dwayne Bravo to Brathwaite, 1 run, slower delivery on the pads, clipped backward of square leg

8:09 PM IST- Dwayne Bravo to Brathwaite

8:08 PM IST- Jadeja to Y Pathan, FOUR, to third man

Score after 13 overs
SRH 75-5
Y Pathan
SN Thakur

8:07 PM IST- SN Thakur to Y Pathan, FOUR, boundary after ages.

8:07 PM IST- SN Thakur to Y Pathan, no run, bouncer and Pathan has nothing to do with it

8:06 PM IST- SN Thakur to Y Pathan, no run

8:05 PM IST- SN Thakur to Brathwaite, 1 run

8:04 PM IST- SN Thakur to Brathwaite, no run, short of length close to off, defended to backward point

7:59 PM IST-

Score after 12 overs
SRH 69-5
Y Pathan
 7:57 PM IST- Jadeja to Manish Pandey, out Caught&Bowled!! Easy peasy! SRH lose another. Pandey’s woeful season continues. Nothing but a dart on middle and leg, might have slightly gripped the surface, Pandey wanted to work it into the on-side and closed the bat face, the leading edge lobs up to the right of Jadeja, Manish Pandey c and b Jadeja 8(16)

7:55 PM IST- Jadeja to Y Pathan, 1 run, drifting in and Pathan uses the angle to nurdle a single backward of square leg

7:53 PM IST- Chahar to Y Pathan, no run

7:52 PM IST- Chahar to Manish Pandey, 1 run, to long-on

Score after 9 overs
SRH 61-4
Manish Pandey
Y Pathan
Dwayne Bravo

7:51 PM IST- Dwayne Bravo to Manish Pandey, 1 run, full and dipping at 131ks outside off, Pandey squirts it towards deep point off the bottom half of the blade

7:50 PM IST- Dwayne Bravo to Y Pathan, 1 run, pitched fuller and straighter, Pathan slams the drive to the left of mid-off, buys an easy single

7:47 PM IST- Dwayne Bravo to Y Pathan, 2 runs, to mid-wicket

7:46 PM IST- Dwayne Bravo to Y Pathan, no run

7:45 PM IST-

Score after 8 overs
SRH 54-4
Manish Pandey
Y Pathan

7:40 PM IST- Dwayne Bravo to Shakib, out Caught by Dhoni!! Strangle down leg episode 2!! CSK are literally strangling SRH here. Another SRH batsman gets out to a poor delivery. It was slow, down leg and asking to be whacked, Shakib swivels and tries to oblige, ends up dragging it off his glove which makes a tiny tickle off his thigh pad before nestling into Dhoni’s mitts. CSK are on fire…. Shakib c Dhoni b Dwayne Bravo 12(10) [4s-2]

7:28 PM IST- Dwayne Bravo to Manish Pandey, no run, normal pace from Bravo, fullish and zooming in towards off-stump, Pandey finds mid-off with his drive

7:25 PM IST- Chahar to Shakib, FOUR,

7:20 PM IST- SN Thakur to Williamson, out Caught by Dhoni!! Is that the game for CSK? Tom Moody looks stunned. An absolute gift of a wicket this. Short and drifting down leg, Williamson senses a boundary-scoring opportunity and gives it a real whack, no bat. It spooned up off the glove and traveled directly into the hands of MS behind the stumps. Williamson c Dhoni b SN Thakur 24(15) [4s-4]

7:18 PM IST-

Score after 4 overs
SRH 34-2
Manish Pandey
Lungi Ngidi

7:17 PM IST- Lungi Ngidi to Goswami, out Caught&Bowled!!

7:15 PM IST- Lungi Ngidi to Goswami, FOUR

Score after 1 overs
SRH 12-1

7:08 PM IST- Chahar to Williamson, FOUR

7:07 PM IST- Chahar to Williamson, FOUR

7:06 PM IST- Chahar to Williamson, FOUR

7:05 PM IST- Chahar to Dhawan, out Bowled!! Chopped on! Out ON the first ball, A mere push from Dhawan, just feeling for the ball. Dhawan b Chahar 0(1)

7:00 PM IST- Dhawan and Goswami are at the crease. Dhawan is on strike. Chahar will open the attack

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