IPL 2018, SRH vs CSK Match Preview: SunRisers ready for Superkings Challenge

IPL 2018, SRH vs CSK Match Preview: SunRisers ready for Superkings Challenge

Chennai, which is leading by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has defeated his home ground Maharashtra Cricket Stadium in Pune by 64 runs. The team is at the top of the table with three wins in four matches. Both Chennai and Hyderabad have played four- four matches and have won three games. Chennai is ahead in net run rates. Sunrisers were defeated by Kings XI Punjab on Thursday, at IPL-11 in his home city Mohali, which was their first defeat in this season. At the same time, Dhoni’s team would be desperate to continue their victory chariot. Overall, this first match of Super Sunday is going to give cricket fans a great game.

Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings is the most experienced team of IPL. This team has players like Harbhajan Singh, Murali Vijay, Shane Watson and Suresh Raina. Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja are also there. Dhoni can give a chance to South African Captain Faf DPlessisis. Raina has returned, and he played a great inning of 46 runs against the Royals. Harbhajan and Shardul Thakur will lead bowling department. Dwayne Bravo keeps amazing control in the death overs.

Chennai All-Rounder Shane Watson is enjoying the IPL 2018 Very much, Against Rajasthan Royals, he scored a magnificent century in 57 balls and gave the team a definite win. Apart from this, he is doing with the ball is also amazing. He has taken six wickets so far. Dwayne Bravo scored 68 off 30 balls against Mumbai Indians, Sam Billings scored 56 off 23 balls against Kolkata Knight Riders, and Dhoni scored 79 against 44 balls against Kings XI Punjab.

SunRisers Hyderabad

Apart from his captain, he has batsmen like Shikhar Dhawan, Shakib Al Hasan and Manish Pandey. Wriddhiman Saha is opening with Shikhar Dhawan. Meanwhile, Kane Williamson wants to make their batting sharper. Williamson has Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mehdi Hassan. If you leave the match against Punjab, then it is difficult for every team to score runs against Rashid and Bhuvi. Obviously, Bhuvi and Rashid will have waited for the return. Dhawan had become retired heart in the match against Punjab. The ball was hit on his elbow. So far, the situation has not been fair about his injury. Sunrise may be shocked by their absence.

Head to Head: SRH 2 – 4 CSK

Team Record at the venue: SRH 1 – 1 CSK

Interesting face-offs

Dhoni vs Bhuvneshwar: Dhoni has scored 81 runs off Bhuvneshwar from just 44 balls at an SR of 184.09 – the most scored off the bowler by a player without getting dismissed.

Raina vs Bhuvneshwar: The pacer has had much more success vs Raina, dismissing him thrice in 45 balls conceding 62 runs (since 2013).

Harbhajan vs SRH batsmen: Harbhajan hasn’t dismissed Dhawan (81 off 61), Saha (51 off 34) and Yusuf Pathan (32 off 25) since IPL 2013. However, he has had the better of Manish Pandey thrice in 48 balls conceding only 46 runs.

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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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