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Watson steers Chennai to win 6-wicket over Hyderabad

Nasim : risingbd.com
 
     
Publish on: 2019-04-24 10:33:29 AM     ||     Updated: 2019-04-24 3:33:02 PM

Sports Desk: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) defeated SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 6 wickets in match 41 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

Chasing 176 runs, CSK lost Faf du Plessis (1) early through a run-out. Shane Watson, who was joined by Suresh Raina then plundered boundaries at will as the right-left hand pair stitched together 77 runs for the second wicket. Raina scored 38 off 24 balls. His innings included 6 fours and 1 six.

Watson struck form as he notched up his 17th IPL half-century. He single-handedly took CSK to the doorstep of victory before getting out on 96. He missed his 5th IPL century by a whisker. He put on an 80-run stand with Ambati Rayudu (21). Kedar Jadhav (11 not out) hit the winning runs for CSK.

With this win, CSK go top of the points table with 8 wins (16 points). Earlier, SRH scored 175/3 in 20 overs courtesy an unbeaten 83 by Manish Pandey.

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