IPL 2021 SRH vs CSK Live: Welcome to our live coverage of Match 44 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 where Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will face Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Sharjah Cricket Score in Sharjah.
A jubilant Chennai side will look to seal playoffs berth as it takes on struggling Hyderabad in Sharjah. The MS Dhoni-led side is coming on the back of a hat-trick of wins and has virtually sealed a top-four finish, having registered eight wins from 10 matches.
19:00 IST: Toss Update – Chennai win toss, opt to bowl against Hyderabad in Sharjah. CSK are just one win away from sealing the playoffs berth, Hyderabad, on the other hand, will be mathematically out of the tournament if they lose this contest.
18:50 IST: Head to Head record – Matches played 16; CSK won 12; SRH won 4
18:35 IST: Matthew Hayden on the pitch: “Tough for the bowlers tonight. Powerplay for both teams is going to be absolutely key, so watch out for the big guns up top of both these batting line-ups.”
18:16 IST: Chennai in their last five matches: 4 Wins; 1 Defeat
- SRH vs CSK – CSK won by 7 wickets
- MI vs CSK – CSK lost by 4 wickets
- CSK vs MI – CSK won by 20 runs
- CSK vs RCB – CSK won by 6 wickets
- CSK vs KKR – CSK won by 2 wickets
The Hyderabad camp, on the other hand, is languishing at the bottom of the points table with just four points in 10 games so far. In their previous game against Rajasthan Royals (RR), skipper Kane Williamson hit a composed fifty while newly-added opener Jason Roy notched up 60 off 42 deliveries to help Hyderabad register a morale-boosting win. They will now look to win all their remaining four matches and also pray that the other results go in their favour. [SRH vs CSK Dream11 Predicted Playing 11, Fantasy Tips, Pitch Report]
IPL 2021 SRH vs CSK Preview: Virtually out of the play-off race, bottom-placed Sunrisers Hyderabad will hope to keep their new-found momentum intact when they face table-toppers Chennai Super Kings in the IPL on Thursday. Kane Williamson led from the front with an unbeaten half-century to help Hyderabad return to winning ways after five losses on the trot. It lifted the morale of the side as they have suffered eight losses from 10 matches.
Kane Williamson led from the front with an unbeaten half-century to help Hyderabad return to winning ways after five losses on the trot. It lifted the morale of the side as they have suffered eight losses from 10 matches. The biggest decision for Williamson-led think tank has been to drop their big-hitting opener David Warner, who aggregated just 181 runs at an average of 24.37. [FULL PREVIEW]