The 14th season of the Indian Premier League has got the team to reach its first playoff. Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad on Thursday. Reaching the top of the points table with 16 points earned the distinction of becoming the first team to reach this season’s playoffs. The team of Hyderabad had scored 134 runs, which Chennai achieved in 19.4 overs for the loss of 4 wickets.
Chennai Super Kings became the first team to reach the playoffs
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) became the first team to qualify for the playoffs this season after beating Sunrisers Hyderabad by six wickets in an IPL match in Sharjah on Thursday. CSK chased down the target at 139 for four in 19.4 overs, thanks to 45 runs from Ruturaj Gaikwad and 41 runs from Faf du Plessis.
Chennai Super Kings reach the top
Jason Holder took three wickets for 27 runs for Hyderabad. Earlier, against the brilliant bowling of Josh Hazlewood (3/24) and Dwayne Bravo (2/17), Hyderabad could only manage 134 runs for seven wickets in 20 overs.
Last season CSK was laggy
Played in UAE In the 13th season of IPL, the game of Chennai’s team was very bad. Chennai became the first team last season to be knocked out of the tournament playoffs. However, after winning the last three consecutive matches, the team had finished seventh in the points table. Out of the first 11 matches, the team lost 8. And the team became the first team to be eliminated from the race for the playoffs.
Strong game this season
In the 14th season of IPL, the team has shown a strong game. And winning 9 out of 11 matches is going on in the first place. Chennai became the first team to reach the playoffs this season with its scintillating game. He has 18 points and has a chance of making the playoffs if he finishes first or second.