IPL 7: High-flying Chennai Super Kings face nervy Sunrisers Hyderabad

With three wins in four matches, Chennai are placed second in the points table while Hyderabad have won just one out of their three matches and take the sixth spot.

updated: April 27, 2014 17:32 IST
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Sharjah: Having opened their account in the ongoing Indian Premier League, Sunrisers Hyderabad will bank on their new-found confidence when they face the acid test of taking on a formidable Chennai Super Kings in Sharjah on Sunday.

Sunrisers Hyderabad started their IPL-7 campaign on a disappointing note, losing to Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab in their first two games, but managed to bounce back against Delhi Daredevils by notching up a narrow four-run win in Dubai on Saturday.

Hyderabad rode on the knocks of Aaron Finch (88) and David Warner (58), both of whom stitched a 128-run stand for the unconquered second wicket, and then restricted Delhi to 180 for four to record their first win of the season.

Finch and Warner will be expected to repeat their exploits against a team, that has been one of the most consistent sides in the cash-rich event.

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