CSK vs SRH, IPL 2020: Dhoni slogs in vain, SRH keeps up defenses

Sunrisers stayed true to its reputation of being a solid defensive unit when it held Chennai Super Kings in its run chase, with CSK ultimately falling short by seven runs.

Bairstow, squared up! Deepak Chahar's brilliant opening spell kept the Englishman guessing on his toes. A sharp in-swinger eventually did the damage. Photo: BCCI/IPLT20
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Name it the Faf corner | CSK's nemesis David Warner required yet another du Plessis special at the boundary to send him packing. Photo: BCCI/IPLT20
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Coming of Age | Priyam Garg's blistering half-century revived the SRH innings after he was involved in Kane Williamson's run-out. The management acknowledged the teenager's priceless knock. Photo: BCCI/IPLT20
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An In-swing nightmare | Bhuvneshwar Kumar had Watson reeling once again in a magical spell of swing bowling. Watto's poor run at the top continued as he fell to Kumar for the fourth time in the IPL. Photo: BCCI/IPLT20
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Top-order quagmire | Ambati Rayudu was at the receiving end of a Natarajan special as CSK's top-order was caught in a rut once again. Photo: BCCI/IPLT20
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The sinking ship | MS Dhoni was joined by Ravindra Jadeja in the middle in a revival bid as CSK's chances skimmed further. Any recent memories of the duo from another rescue act? Photo: BCCI/IPLT20
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Mr. Cool feels the heat | MS Dhoni failed to accelerate in the chase and found himself gasping for breath as CSK eventually fell to its third loss in three games. Photo: BCCI/IPL
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The Game of Defense | Sunrisers aced its core strength of defending totals as the bowlers backed up an excellent performance from its young middle-order. Photo: BCCI/IPLT20
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