IPL 6 Video Highlights: SRH vs CSK - Match 54 Hyderabad v Chennai
Chennai Super Kings completely outplayed Sunrisers Hyderabad in Match 54 of IPL trouncing the hosts by 77 runs at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Wednesday.
Chasing a record target of 224, Hyderabad were never in the hunt after beginning on the wrong foot losing Dhawan run out in the second over finishing on 146-8.
Parthiv Patel gave them hope with a positive knock of 44 off 30 balls with six boundaries and a six.
But the rest of the top order failed to fire as they buckled under pressure.
Perera briefly threatened to pull them out of the rut smashing two sixes and a six in his 13-ball 23.
Karan Sharma hit a defiant unbeaten 39 off 33 balls with three boundaries and six to bring some respectability to their run-chase.
Mohit Sharma had the best return of two for 28.
Earlier, Chennai Super Kings powered by half centuries from Michael Hussey (67) and Suresh Raina (99 not out) made a record 223-3 after being put into bat.
Murali Vijay made a breezy 29 off 20 balls smashing three consecutive sixes off one over from Sharma.
But it was Hussey and Raina who set alight Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium by plundering 133 runs off 72 balls during their second wicket stand.
Hussey smashed four sixes and five boundaries in his 42-ball 67 to regain the Orange Cup.
Raina continued the onslaught with some terrific batting blasting 11 fours and three sixes in hi 52-ball 99.
Dhoni fell cheaply while Jadeja cracked three boundaries in his unbeaten 14.
Ishant Sharma recorded the worst IPL figures of 4-0-66-0 while Perera claimed three for 45.