IPL 2019, SRH vs CSK: Sunrisers Hyderabad break string of defeats, condemn CSK to second defeat of seasonhttps://indianexpress.com/photos/sports-gallery/ipl-2019-srh-vs-csk-sunrisers-hyderabad-break-string-of-defeats-condemn-csk-to-second-defeat-of-season-5681152/

IPL 2019, SRH vs CSK: Sunrisers Hyderabad break string of defeats, condemn CSK to second defeat of season

Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Chennai Super Kings by six wickets to avoid a fourth consecutive defeat. This is only the second time that CSK have lost a match this season.

Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Chennai Super Kings by six wickets at home on Wednesday. Opting to bat, Chennai Super Kings were stopped at 132/5, and then, the hosts chased down the target of 133 with 19 balls to spare. David Warner was declared man of the match for his 25-ball 50. (Image Source: IPL website)

Suresh Raina captained Chennai Super Kings and, unusually, chose to bat first after winning the toss. (Image Source: IPL website)

MS Dhoni sat out and th reason was cited as back spasms. It was the first time since 2010 that he missed a game for CSK and Sam Billings took his place behind the stumps. (Image Source: IPL website)

Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis gave them a steady start with an opening partnership of 79. (Image Source: IPL website)

Watson was dismissed by Shahbaz Nadeem while Du Plesis fell to Vijay Shankar. Rashid Khan then dismissed Suresh Raina and Kedar Jadhav in two overs to turn the tide SRH's way. CSK never really recovered from the blow and ended their innings on 132/5. (Image Source: IPL website)

David Warner and Jonny Bairstow set up the victory for SRH. They scored 66 runs in the Powerplay. Warner fell to Deepak Chahar. (Image Source: IPL website)

SRH's rate of scoring reduced after that but even Imran Tahir's late strikes could not stop CSK from slumping to a second defeat. (Image Source: IPL website)