Brendon McCullum hits first century of IPL 8 as CSK defeats SRH

Brendon McCullum hits first century of IPL 8 as CSK defeats SRH

CSK vs SRH

Chennai: Opener Brendon McCullum bursted some way or another to the season’s first century as Chennai Super Kings enlisted a persuading 45-run triumph over SunRisers Hyderabad in the eighth version of Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Saturday.

Choosing to bat at the M A Chidambaram stadium, McCullum came to his century in the last chunk of the innings, the aggressive thump devouring only 56 conveyances.

Two-time champions CSK set up an impressive 209 for four and after that limited SunRisers Hyderabad to 164 for six in 20 overs for their second triumph in the same number of recreations.

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni crushed 53 off 29 balls while energetically including 63 runs for the third wicket with the New Zealander. McCullum had stands of 75 with his opening accomplice Dwayne Smith (27) and 60 with Suresh Raina (14), separately.

Batting on 89 toward the begin of the last once again, McCullum saw Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja (0) being released off progressive balls before hitting a six and a four to achieve 99.

Off a full length conveyance by Trent Boult, McCullum punched it to the spreads for a solitary to raise a merited century.

McCullum struck nine sixes and seven fours amid his stay in the center. Dhoni, who crushed Karn Sharma for three sixes in the 18th over, hit the greatest four times other than picking the same number of limits.

The hosts had a decent begin and blasted in the passing.

McCullum was his standard self, regularly running down the track to unsettle the bowlers.

Pace initiate Dale Steyn passed up a great opportunity for the match and the others battled with Ishant Sharma releasing 46 runs in three overs.

While Super Kings didn’t tinker with the XI that beat Delhi Daredevils barely on Thursday, SunRisers Hyderabad’s Kane Williamson and Trent Boult made IPL debuts, Ravi Bopara stretched out beyond Eoin Morgan, and Steyn passed up a great opportunity.

At the point when their time to bat came, SRH were set for a quiet begin with openers David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan putting on 30 runs in four overs before the Indian was sent back by Mohit Sharma.

Warner, who top-scored for the guests with a 42-ball 53, desolate fought in the center even as the other neglected to change over their begins. Dhawan made 26 off 18 balls, while Naman Ojha (15) and Ravi Bopara (22) also couldn’t convey despite some taught playing from the Super Kings.

Warner hit three sixes and a limit before he turned into Pandey’s victimized person.

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was stingy in his four-over spell, yielding only 22 runs for the wicket of Ojha. Dwayne Bravo was the best bowler for CSK, returning efficient figures of 2/25, while Mohit Sharma had 2/36.

Then again, it was Ishwar Pandey who took the most vital wicket of Warner.

Kane Williamson shockingly came into bat at number six and stayed unbeaten on 26 from 18 balls.

Off a full length conveyance by Trent Boult, McCullum poked it to the spreads for a solitary to raise a merited century.

McCullum struck nine sixes and seven fours amid his stay in the center. Dhoni, who crushed Karn Sharma for three sixes in the 18th over, hit the most extreme four times other than picking the same number of limits.

The hosts had a decent begin and blasted in the demise.

McCullum was his typical self, regularly running down the track to unsettle the bowlers.

Pace lead Dale Steyn passed up a great opportunity for the match and the others battled with Ishant Sharma releasing 46 runs in three overs.

While Super Kings didn’t tinker with the XI that beat Delhi Daredevils barely on Thursday, SunRisers Hyderabad’s Kane Williamson and Trent Boult made IPL debuts, Ravi Bopara advanced beyond Eoin Morgan, and Steyn passed up a great opportunity.

At the point when their time to bat came, SRH were headed toward a quiet begin with openers David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan putting on 30 runs in four overs before the Indian was sent back by Mohit Sharma.

Warner, who top-scored for the guests with a 42-ball 53, forlorn fought in the center even as the other neglected to change over their begins. Dhawan made 26 off 18 balls, while Naman Ojha (15) and Ravi Bopara (22) also couldn’t convey despite some taught rocking the bowling alley from the Super Kings.

Warner hit three sixes and a limit before he turned into Pandey’s exploited person.

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was niggardly in his four-over spell, yielding only 22 runs for the wicket of Ojha. Dwayne Bravo was the best bowler for CSK, returning efficient figures of 2/25, while Mohit Sharma had 2/36.

Then again, it was Ishwar Pandey who took the most essential wicket of Warner.

Kane Williamson shockingly came into bat at number six and stayed unbeaten on 26 from 18 balls.

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