Today, it is Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Sunrise Hyderabad (SRH) at 3:30 PM. The match is going to be played at DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai. Don’t miss the match, catch the streaming on the Disney+ Hotstar app or Star Sports Network as per convenience.
High Stakes For Chennai Super Kings (CSK) And Sunrise Hyderabad (SRH)
Since the beginning of the TATA IPL 2022, neither CSK, nor SRH has won even a single match yet. Both the teams, CSK and SRH are eyeing to score their first points on the tally this season.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are the defending champions this year in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Not once but CSK has won the tournament four times through the previous seasons. The team of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) has not been able to perform up to their standard this year. In the first match of the TATA IPL 2022, CSK lost to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 2 runs. During the second match, CSK played against the latest addition to the league, Lucknow SuperGiants (LSG), and still lost. Moreover, in the third match, Punjab Super Kings defeated CSK by a margin of 54 runs. So far, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have not been able to register even one win.
Likewise, Sunrise Hyderabad (SRH) has also not been performing that well this year. Their first match against Rajasthan Royals was a shocking upset for SRH. Sunrise Hyderabad (SRH) lost the match by 61 runs. The losing streak of SRH continued to the second match as well. Lucknow SuperGiants (LSG) in their debut season have beaten Sunrise Hyderabad (SRH) as well. Two huge losses at the beginning of the tournament dipped the team’s motivation. Moreover, SRH’s tournament statistics have also taken an impactful hit. Their net run rate currently stands at -1.83.
Playing XIs for Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
Ravindra Jadeja(captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, MS Dhoni (wicket-keeper), Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Dwaine Pretorius, Chris Jordan, Maheesh Theekshana/Dwayne Bravo.
Playing XIs for Sunrise Hyderabad (SRH)
Kane Williamson (captain), Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran (wicket-keeper), Abhishek Sharma, Abdul Samad, Romario Shepherd, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Umran Malik/Kartik Tyagi.
The most consistent performer with the ball, Dwayne Bravo has been awarded an advantage by the pitch today. Similarly, MS Dhoni representing Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is also back on track. The pitch at DY Patil Stadium not only favors pacers and spinners but the batsmen will be looking to score during the power play.
Both teams are eyeing to open their winning accounts for the season. Henceforth, let’s see who comes on top, Sunrise Hyderabad (SRH) or Chennai Super Kings (CSK).