CSK won their 3rd IPL title by beating SRH by 8 wickets in the IPL 2018 final. Watson launched three sixes and two fours in the 13th over to practically end the chase there. He takes it and hands it to his teammates, who take all the limelight as confetti goes up in the background. All rights reserved |. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won the IPL 2018 trophy after beating Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the IPL 2018 final at Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai) on Sunday night. Okay, runners up medals coming up now. Only 18 came off those two overs, and Super Kings had the momentum going into the chase. CSK vs SRH, Final, Indian Premier League, 2018, Chennai Super Kings won the toss and opt to bowl, © 2020 Cricbuzz.com, Times Internet Limited. There was no plan as such (to promote him up); with Faf playing Rayudu had to come down at four. For Dhawan the opportunity presented itself when Ravindra Jadeja came on to bowl, turning the ball back into him. MS Dhoni gets the winners' cheque of Rs. He'll be interviewed as the runners-up captain in a few moments. His pyrotechnics are etched in our memories though. Also read: Final (CSK vs SRH) – Hits and Flops. Having gone at about a run a ball inside the Powerplay, Shikhar Dhawan and Kane Williamson had to become more urgent at some point. Very difficult to recall what the earlier championship wins were. Showed great character. CSK beat SRH in the final by 8 wickets and 9 balls to clinch their 3rd IPL title and completed a fairytale comeback. Meanwhile, CSK pacer Dwayne Bravo conceded total 533 runs in IPL 2018. vii) CSK and SRH met four times in IPL 2018 and every time CSK finished as a winning team. 12,50,00,000 - He's the runner up, remember. This time Bhuvneshwar missed the shoulder of his bat twice by inches in a maiden over. Suresh Raina contributed with a good 32. It is easy to tell which of these were bowled by Rashid. Sandeep's third over went for 15. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won the IPL 2018 trophy after beating Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the IPL 2018 final at Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai) on Sunday night. #1. A brilliant athletic back-peddling catch by the Black Cap. It was the fourth time CSK had beaten Sunrisers in four meetings this season, an emphatic record against the team that had finished top of the league stage. Williamson was also dismissed a few overs later for a well-made 47. You have to accept your shortcomings. It's been scripted - two years in oblivion precedes a fairy tale. Up against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the big final, the MS Dhoni-led side was the better team as they clinched their 3rd IPL title. No doubt having a quality bowling attack with bowlers who can control the death overs and also the likes of Rashid are all great assets to have. https://www.iplt20.com/video/137082/m46-csk-vs-srh-match-highlights Harsha Bhogle: Was a fabulous IPL all things considered. Here are some of the statistical highlights of the match: i) SRH skipper Kane Williamson scored total 735 runs in IPL 2018. ii) CSK batsman Shane Watson scored his second century in IPL 2018. iii) CSK batsman Shane Watson scored his fourth IPL century. Brief Scores: SRH – 178/6 in 20 overs (Kane Williamson 47, Yusuf Pathan 45*; Ravindra Jadeja 1/24), CSK – 181/2 in 18.3 overs (Shane Watson 117*, Suresh Raina 32; Carlos Brathwaite 1/27). CSK captain MS Dhoni decided to field first after winning the toss. The next four overs brought: 5, 16, 8, 15. Play out they did, reaching 20 for 1 in five overs. The IPL is a stronger brand than when this year's tournament started. But we'll have a get-together in the hotel and celebrate. Founded in 2008, the team plays its home matches at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Watson who had taken 11 deliveries to get off the mark turned on the heat in the middle overs. He then powered to 117 off his next 47 balls to make short work of a 179 chase, Dwayne Bravo: "We always said experience will get the better of youth", Reactions from the Chennai Super Kings players soon after they won their third IPL title, 'We had a very competitive total' - Williamson, 'A lot of emotion in the franchise, a lot of desire' - Fleming, Super Kings won by 8 wickets (with 9 balls remaining). Andrew Tye -- 24 wickets to boast -- Purple cap (pre-recorded): I accept the purple cap with great honour. No plans to celebrate as of now. Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan and Carlos Braithwaite all contributed with good solid cameos as SRH got to 178 in their 20 overs. CSK got to the target in the 19th over as they ended a wonderful season with an IPL triumph. A new bunch of guys in SRH, a great bunch of guys in the unit. IPL 2018 Final Match Highlights: CSK vs SRH May 28, 2018 June 4, 2018 Team Tentaran 0 Comment Cricket , Sports , vivo ipl t20 2018 Please follow and like us: SHARE. But Bravo is someone who pads quite easily and stays ready. Also read: (CSK vs SRH) – Turning Point of the Match. So if somebody is finding it difficult in the middle, you know the incoming batsmen wouldn't find it easy as well. Chennai super Kings win the toss, elected to … Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Rashid Khan, champion bowlers both, went for 17 and 24 in their allotment of four overs each, but that brought no panic to Super Kings' ranks. The CSK team is singing their team song as Raina, Bhajji, Murali Vijay, Balaji etc bring their kids. It's a collective effort from the team. Carnage again So it is the fitness that really matters more than the age aspect. On behalf of the entire team - Vineet Anantharaman, Kumar Abhisekh Das, MS Ramakrishnan, Akshay Maanay, Rishi Roy and our scorer Siva, ta ta!! Get an astrological analysis on IPL Final match on Sunday, 27th May 2018. Who will win toss and IPL 2018 Final match today? Ridiculed as dad's army for picking players a little long in the tooth, Super Kings won the final on a century from the 36-year-old Shane Watson, all but hobbling through for most of his run runs after having taken 11 balls to get off the mark. It doesn't matter which year a player is born in, whether you are 19 or 20 - you have to be agile. MS Dhoni | CSK captain: (1/2) By the time you reach the final everybody know their roles. Here's a quick look at how the champions celebrated, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Rashid Khan were Sunrisers' two biggest threats on the night of the IPL final. He did have a decent game in the first Qualifier where he took 2/25 but was expensive once again in the final. But, again, yet another batsman hit the ground running. It's always a struggle to find the balance and you are always compromising in one or two areas. If the chase was perfection, Super Kings were asked to dig into their defensive reserves when they bowled first. Lungi Ngidi and Shardul Thakur, though, bowled well to restrict them to just 52 runs in the last five overs. Dwayne Bravo started the IPL with a bang as he played a match-winning innings taking CSK home from a very tough position. IPL 2020 will be the first time CSK skipper MS Dhoni will be seen in action since he announced his retirement from international cricket. Tom Moody | SRH coach: I saw something special tonight. Virat Kohli Also Dons A New Look Ahead Of The Australia Series, South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2018: First Test – Stats Review, IPL 2018: Bhuvneshwar Kumar ends Shane Watson’s ordinary innings, Lalit Modi called Sanjiv Goenka for an IPL deal. I would like to continue it and I really wish I could be there to collect the award. Shakib Al Hasan did to Jadeja what Dhawan wanted to do: take four, six and four in his first two overs. Hope you had fun bearing with all that we wrote, we sure did enjoy your comments. It's about man-management. Slow start We are going to Chennai tomorrow, meet a few people, the fans and some people who are close to the franchise. CSK began really well as they conceded just 17 runs in the first four overs. After that, he hasn’t got a lot of opportunities with the bat. Kaul made one mistake in his first over, and Watson was all over him. He would play out four more dots before coolly off-driving a four off Sandeep. Really wish we were in the finals. Stylish Player of the Season - Rishabh Pant -- He mints another 1000 grand. FOLLOW LIVE | SRH vs CSK IPL 2020 Live Score Today's Match in Dubai: Dhoni takes CSK past 150, Jadeja holds key The 22-year-old Hyderabad leg-spinner, despite having an economy of 6.62 against Chennai, has taken six wickets at an ordinary bowling … It was a comeback season for the Chennai Super Kings and they have now completed a fairytale comeback. That is it from our LIVE coverage of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 Final match Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. ANALYST Modified 27 May 2018, 23:48 IST. It's been that season. MS Dhoni handles me (smiles). Perfect Catch of the Season - Trent Boult -- Well he's gone back, Rishabh Pant collects on his behalf. Well someone has to, so we do. Dhoni (2/2): We talked a lot about age but what matters is the fitness. In this article, we are analyzing the IPL 2018 final match that took place between Chennai Super Kings Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad. Some awards for the umpires, referees as we go on. Only about a run a ball was required now, which Watson and Ambati Rayudu managed without a bother. It's frustrating, but CSK were deserved winners. He’s been quite expensive and hasn’t looked at his best as he’s had an economy of nearly 10 this season. Yusuf Pathan hit two boundaries in the first seven balls he faced, and the innings was back on track. The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are a franchise cricket team based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, which plays in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Copyright © 2019 CricShots. Shane Watson saw them off and waded into the rest of their attack, validating CSK's faith in his experience and know-how. We stayed pretty consistent with the core of our team when others kept chopping and changing. Kane has shown the cricketing world that he can play all three formats leisurely. Find out more in our, New Zealand Women tour of Australia, 2020, Minor League Cricket Week 4: Rameez Raja jnr's love for Houston and convalescing Rahul Jhariwala, Bangladesh waiting for ICC decision on postponed Test against Pakistan, Live Cricket Score - DC v RR, Match 30, IPL 2020. Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, Indian Premier League, 2018, Chennai Super Kings won the toss and opt to bowl, Marais Erasmus (RSA), Sundaram Ravi (IND), Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Karn Sharma, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi, Murali Vijay, Sam Billings, Imran Tahir, N Jagadeesan, David Willey, KM Asif, Kanishk Seth, Dhruv Shorey, Kshitiz Sharma, Monu Kumar, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Harbhajan Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreevats Goswami (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Shakib Al Hasan, Deepak Hooda, Yusuf Pathan, Carlos Brathwaite, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma, Alex Hales, Manish Pandey, Ricky Bhui, T Natarajan, Mohammad Nabi, Basil Thampi, Sachin Baby, Chris Jordan, Tanmay Agarwal, Bipul Sharma, Mehdi Hassan, Wriddhiman Saha, K Khaleel Ahmed, © 2020 Cricbuzz.com, Times Internet Limited . As expected he went down for the big slog sweep, but he missed and the ball hit the thigh pad to deviate onto his stumps. It was a good surface but the slower balls were holding. Even if he plays a few games where he spends a lot of time in the ground and in the field, he never complains. They pose in front of the champions board now. Sahil Jain FOLLOW. Ngidi and Thakur, though, bowled two excellent overs with six deliveries not scored off. However, he leaked 16 runs in his final over (18th over of the innings). For example if I push Watson to stop a single, there is a very good chance that he'll burst his hamstring and won't be available for the next game. The pressure, though, resulted in Faf du Plessis' wicket. The fielders have to adjust their roles while fielding, but while batting the styles are well known. Runs and wickets keep coming Watson plays out Bhuvneshwar That is it from our LIVE coverage of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 Final match Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Chasing a competitive and a stiff score, CSK were off to a slow start as Bhuvneshwar Kumar (who bowled 10 consecutive dot balls at the start) and Sandeep Sharma were superb upfront.