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  • 7:30 PM IST

    Ambati Rayudu played a prolific knock to help CSK sail over the line with 6 balls to spare. Meanwhile, MS Dhoni played a perfect second fiddle. CSK, thus inch closer to qualify in the play-off stage. That is all we have for you, until next time, goodbye!

  • 6:33 PM IST

    CSK in the chase reach 71/0 in 7.2 overs. The openers have done a fine job until now, easing through the overs scoring at over 10/over.

  • 5:14 PM IST

    15 overs – SRH 130/1. Williamson, Dhawan have thrown their kitchen sink at this one in the last five overs, massive display of stroke making. Hyderabad in cruise control, Chennai need to get breakthroughs here.

  • 4:52 PM IST

    After 10 overs – SRH 62/1. With 9 wickets in hand the Hyderabad outfit will be aiming to go all guns blazing in the final 10 overs. However, a loss will not matter much to them as they have already booked a spot in the play-off stage.

IPL 11 Match 46 CSK vs SRH at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune: Hello and welcome to the commentary from the tie between table toppers SRH and CSK respectively. The match will further strengthen the play-off spot for the winning franchise.

The Sunrisers are the only team so far to secure a playoff berth; they’ve won 9 of their 11 matches, and with 18 points in their kitty they are certain to progress to the next stage of the competition. The Kane Williamson-led side are on a six-match winning streak – their best-ever – and will look to extend it further, according to an official press release.

The Chennai franchise meanwhile come off a loss to the Rajasthan; they posted 176-4 despite a not too convincing performance with the bat, but failed to defend it. MS Dhoni’s team were in with a good chance right to the end; they had 38 runs to defend off the last three overs, and 12 to defend off the final over, but the Royals still got home with one ball to spare. CSK have several players in form now – Suresh Raina the latest to make a substantial contribution with the bat, the release added.

Hyderabad (Playing XI): Alex Hales, Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson(c), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Deepak Hooda, Shreevats Goswami(w), Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma

Chennai  (Playing XI): Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Sam Billings, MS Dhoni(w/c), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, David Willey, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur.