Uses the pace of the ball and gets it past the fielder. And Rayadu finishes off in style. Big mistake and the opening partnership comes to an end in the second over itself. Jadeja angled it on the stumps and gets his man. Backs it up with a four. He repeats those deliveries hitting the deck hard.
One off the front foot and other off the back foot. Bottom hand and he generates superb power to get his boundary at long off region. Wood, Tahir, Bravo and Watson are our foreign players. Dhoni will also expect good performance from Shardul Thakur. Sunrisers will, however, need captain Kane Williamson to get back into the sort of stupendous form he exhibited in the league stage, along with India opener Shikhar Dhawan to improve their title-clinching chances.
The 30-minute time gap is given everytime to get the match going on the ground. After taking ten dliveries to open his account, Watson looked unstoppable and reached his century in only 51 balls hitting 7 fours and 8 sixes. Bhajji is not looking for this season in his own rhythm, due to which his team is not getting any benefit from bowling. The surface will get slower as the match goes on. Hence, you can easily find the winning team for this match here.
Despite the pitch being slow, after winning the toss in this match, the team will first decide to bowl first because because of the dew in the second innings due to the dew, the ball will be slightly better on the bat and due to this the batsman can play his shot easily. We have to adapt to the conditions as quicky as possible. He is taking over the proceedings now. Dhawan looked in fine touch for his 25 but a superb delivery by Ravindra Jadeja foxed the opener and he was clean bowled by him in the 9th over. The expected performance of Karna will also be this season Chennai team, if they are included in this match today. Hyderabad lose their second wicket. There are cracks on the pitch and no grass at all.
A little bit of room and Williamson misses the ball. Chennai Super Kings stands at number 2 with 16 points in 12 matches so far — winning 8 and losing 4. Over the bowler's head and Kaul has been leaking runs now. Ngidi has so much control on his deliveries. Varied his pace throughout the over. Swung away and Dhawan gets his boundary.
Chennai Super Kings and SunRisers Hyderabad are on the same boat it seems ahead of their summit clash. There is no scope for Delhi now. Lungi Ngidi has bowled extremely well. Dhruv Shorey is the sub who took that catch. Bravo can only look at the ball sail over the long off six.
Raina departs for 32 runs. Stylish shot over the mid off region for a boundary. Reckons that runs on the board is always good in a final but looking at the conditions he has chosen to bowl. Gets his hundred in only 51 balls. This is the big stage for him to show that he can be their impact player for his team.
Only 6 runs needed for Chennai to win the final now. Deepak Chahar begins the proceedings with the ball for Chennai Super Kings. Karn Sharma, who is present with the Chennai Super Kings as an additional leg spinner, can be included in the team and Harbhajan Singh will be included in the team. They are the official broadcasters of the tournament. Watson couldn't decipher where the ball would come next.
For latest and news, visit and subscribe to. This match is going to held at Wankhede Stadium along with Opening Ceremony. Williamson gets a welcome six. They have put Chennai on the backfoot early on. Carlos Brathwaite scored a quickfire 11-ball 21 runs in the end to help his team reach 178.