IPL 2021 CSK vs SRH Match Highlights in Pictures: Dominant Chennai Super Kings Beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 7 Wickets

A 129-run opening stand between Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) by seven wickets in an Indian Premier League contest at the Arun Jaitley Stadium.

Opt to bat first, Jonny Bairstow was dismissed early, skipper David Warner and No. 3 Manish Pandey added 106 runs for the second wicket in 13.5 overs. (© Twitter/@IPl)

Kane Williamson’s 10-ball 26 at the back-end of the SRH innings helped his side score 58 runs in the last five overs to reach a fighting total of 171/3 in 20 overs. (© Twitter/@IPL)

Ruturaj Gaikwad was calmness personified as he tore apart the Sunrisers attack during his 75 off 44 balls. (© Twitter/@IPL)

Du Plessis (56 off 38 balls) launched the initial assault, making a target of 172 looking easier than it actually was. (© Twitter/@IPL)

Warner struggled to get his shots going and couldn’t increase the run rate. He fell for a 55-ball 57, which included two sixes and three fours. (© PTI)

Manish Pandey, who was included in the side after being benched in the previous game, looked more fluent as he hammered his way to a 46-ball 61 (5×4, 1×6). (© PTI)

The win was CSK’s fifth on the trot which helped them leapfrog Royal Challengers Bangalore to the top of the table while Hyderabad stayed at the bottom. (© PTI)

Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis shared a 129-run stand for the opening wicket against Sunrisers Hyderabad. (© Twitter/@IPL)

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