SRH vs CSK: Abhishek Sharma & Aiden Markram take Hyderabad to another win

SRH vs CSK: Abhishek Sharma & Aiden Markram take Hyderabad to another win

Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings are coming off losses away from home against the Gujarat Titans and the Delhi Capitals.

SRH vs CSK Live Score, Match 18: Aiden Markram and Abhishek Sharma ensured that they took Sunrisers Hyderabad to a rousing win over Chennai Super Kings, as the latter lost their second consecutive match. But the foundations of the SRH win were laid in the first innings itself, courtesy of solid bowling spells by Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Pat Cummins, who returned with match figures of 1/28 & 1/29, respectively.

Who Won Yesterday’s IPL Match?

Sunrisers Hyderabad registered their second win in four matches this year, after beating Chennai Super Kings by six wickets on Friday. It was largely due to the efforts of Shivam Dube (45), that CSK managed to score 165, but that didn’t prove enough on the day. Abhishek Sharma scored 37 off 12, and Markram smashed 50 from 36 to take Hyderabad home.

Who Lost Yesterday’s IPL Match?

MS Dhoni and Ruturaj Gaikwad’s CSK couldn’t perform to their best against SRH, and lost by six wicket, with 11 balls to spare. After scoring 165, the bowlers could not defend the target, with Mukesh Choudhary leaking 27 runs in one over. Moeen Ali tried to shift the momentum with his 2/23, but that wasn’t enough.

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All over

So now just six runs needed. And Nitish ends the match with a six. What a performance by SRH here. They win by six wickets.

Which way is it going

So 15 needed off 18 balls still and Klaasen and Nitish Reddy at the crease. CSK sniffing a chance here. It is 151/4.


Shahbaz Ahmed falls now. Out of nowhere, Mooen gets another one. Is there a twist in the tale as it is 141/4.


And just when it looked like Markram will take his team to a win, Moeen traps Markram in front of the wicket. It is 132/3 in 14 overs.

50 for Markram

Markram has taken the team closer to a win here. He slams a fifty.

SRH going strong

Although 12 runs have come in the last two, but still SRH is on top. They need 478 from 47.

Head departs

Theekshana has his man Travis Head, for 31. But the damage is already done as SRH reach 106/2.

Chennai need wickets

This match is already looking out of bounds for Chennai, and the only way they can save the situation is, by getting wickets. It is 90/1 after 8 overs.

SRH cruising

The departure of Abhishek has not made any difference. Head is getting a few boundaries here. It’s 73/1 after 5.4 overs.

Just look at this

Abhishek has been sensational this year and look at the effect he’s had..


Abhishek Sharma is out after a blazing knock here. He gets over-ambitious here and skies one into he hands of Jaddu. He is out from 37 off 12 as SRH 46/1.


This is how the fans react when MSD comes on the park..

Sharma starts well

Mukesh Choudhary is welcomed with two sixes here by Abhishek. And it’s a no ball. Okay, now make it three sixes. 27 runs from the over here. It is 35/0 after 2 overs.

Chase starts

Deepak Chahar starts for CSK, and Travis Head is subbed. It is a decent start for Chennai as only eight runs come from the over. SRH 8/0.

MSD fans are from a different planet

Even before the match got underway, Dhoni’s fans broke the barricades to enter the stadium.

CSK innings ends

Dhoni scores only 1 run in two balls as CSK end with 165/5 in 20 overs.

MSD in

And Nattu gets Mitchell. In comes MS Dhoni as the loudest cheer is reserved for him.

What’s happening

Jadeja plays one back to Bhuvi, and the bowler throws it back. Jaddu comes in between and is hit on the back. Hope all is okay. The score is 159/4.

What’s happening

Jadeja plays one back to Bhuvi, and the bowler throws it back. Jaddu comes in between and is hit on the back. Hope all is okay. The score is 159/4.

SRH have pulled things back

CSK have scored just 24 runs in the last four overs for the loss of 2 wickets.

Twin strikes for the Sunrisers

After Shivam Dube, it’s Ajinkya Rahane’s turn to walk back to the pavilion. He ends his scratchy knock with a 35 off 30 balls; CSK are 127/4 after 15 overs.

Dube departs

Cummins has a wicket here. Dube gives a simple catch to Bhuvneshwar Kumar at point. He is out for 45 from 24 balls as CSK are 119/3.

Is the wicket slow

Is this a slow pitch or the SRH has bowled exceptionally well here? Whatever the case maybe, anything below 170, looks likes won’t be enough. CSK 115/2 after 13 overs.

Two in a row

Natarajan comes for a fresh over and he is hit for two sixes in the same over. The score moves to 105/2 after 12 overs.

CSK struggling to get runs

Once again, just six runs are added to the score as Unadkat bowls a good over. It is 90/2 after 11 overs.

Cummins takes pace off

The skipper is leading from the front and not giving any pace on the ball. Cummins ends up giving four runs only. It is 84/2 in 10 overs.

Dube explodes

Out of nowhere, Dube has just changed the complexion of the match, as he smashed 25 off 10 balls. This is excellent as CSK reach 80/2 in 9 overs.

Gaikwad out

Another painful stay for Gaikwad ends. He scored 26 from 21 balls as CSK 54/2.

Rahane gets a move on

Bhuvi slams a four on the first ball itself. A good start to the over, but CSK need a lot more runs here. Gaikwad gets a four finally. SRH still on top. It’s 48/1 after 6 overs.

Rahane special on the cards?

Cummins bowls one on good length, and Rahane launches it into the orbit. What a six. It is 33/1 after 5 overs.

Bhuvi strikes

The pressure was mounting on Rachin and he skies one off Bhuvi. He is out for 12 as CSK 25/1.

Ravindra takes off

Natarajan starts now. He maintains tight lines, but Rachin manages to get a four here. CSK crawl at 25/0 after 3 overs.

Bhuvi from the other end

And from the other end. It’s a sedate start from the CSK batsmen as it is 13/0 after 2 overs.

Abhishek starts

SRH start with spinner Abhishek Sharma, who is in form these days. Ravindra starts with a four here, and the ball was a little wayward. After 1st over CSK 7/0.

Rutu says..

It’s going pretty well, the group is responding well. Nothing much changes for me, obviously this is a new challenge, but I’m feeling good. Pathirana has a niggle – three changes for us, Moeen Ali,Theekshana and Mukesh Chowdhary come in. The bowlers are ready to go and so are the youngsters.


Ruturaj Gaikwad(c), Rachin Ravindra, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, Daryl Mitchell, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni(w), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana


Abhishek Sharma, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen(w), Abdul Samad, Nitish Reddy, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pat Cummins(c), Jaydev Unadkat, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mayank Markande, T Natarajan

SRH to bowl

And there we have it, CSK will bat first. It is going to be a high-scoring wicket.

Toss Time

And it is toss time now, and by the looks of it, it’s going to be a high-scoring game. Let’s see now.

Look who’s here!

Welcome to the live coverage of Match 18 of the IPL 2024 season between the Sunrisers Hyderabad and the Chennai Super Kings.

SRH vs CSK: Squads

Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad (c), Rachin Ravindra, Ajinkya Rahane, Daryl Mitchell, Shivam Dube. Sameer Rizvi, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (wk), Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Matheesha Pathirana. Mustafizur Rahman, Shardul Thakur, Shaik Rasheed, Moeen Ali, Mitchell Santner, Devon Conway. Ajay Jadav Mandal, Prashant Solanki, Mukesh Choudhary, Simarjeet Singh, RS Hangargekar. Maheesh Theekshana, Nishant Sindhu, Aravelly Avanish.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Mayank Agarwal, Travis Head, Abhishek Sharma, Aiden Markram. Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Abdul Samad, Washington Sundar, Pat Cummins (c), Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Mayank Markande, Jaydev Unadkat, Umran Malik, Glenn Phillips, Nitish Reddy, Upendra Yadav, Rahul Tripathi, T Natarajan. Anmolpreet Singh, Jhatavedh Subramanyan, Sanvir Singh, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Marco Jansen, Akash Maharaj Singh.

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