Chennai Super Kings defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 2 wickets in the first qualifier of IPL-11 at the Wankhede Stadium. With this victory, the Chennai record reached the final for the seventh time. This is the fourth consecutive defeat of Hyderabad in the season. Chennai achieved the target of 140 by losing 8 wickets in 19.1 overs. Faf du Plessy top scored with 67 runs. They put their first Fifty in this season. Duplessis, who came to the opening, partnered with nine batsmen. Earlier, losing the toss, batting first, Hyderabad scored 139 for 7 in 20 overs. Carlos Brathwaite scored 43 runs. Dwayne Bravo took 2 wickets.