IPL 2018: Top 5 Batting Performances of the Tournament

IPL 2018: Top 5 Batting Performances of the Tournament

IPL 2018: Top 5 Batting Performances of the Tournament

He was supported by Yusuf Pathan who hit an unbeaten 45 off 25 balls, including four fours and two sixes.

When Raina left, CSK needed only 46 runs in 6.3 overs, an "easy" target in 20 overs.

CSK captain MS Dhoni with wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva following the IPL win in Mumbai. He didn't have a lot of death options, and possibly wanted Rashid bowling to some of the middle order players rather than Shane Watson and Suresh Raina, who were happy to defend him. I have no plans to celebrate, we are going to Chennai tomorrow to meet the fans and the people close to the team. I think from that point onwards, that innings of Shane Watson. anyone who turns out with an innings of 100-plus in the final, it was obviously a significant effort and great contribution to their side and very hard to stop, so a fantastic knock. South Africa's Faf Du Plessis was their star man. Plessis opened the innings but stuck till the end to give CSK a victory by two wickets in the very last over.

CSK beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by eight wickets to win the IPL 2018 and register a fourth win over the Kane Williamson-led team this season.

On the other hand, Sunrisers who were the table toppers, could not crack the experienced CSK side throughout the tournament as they lost four times to the Chennai Super Kings. "That's what more matters than age", Dhoni said after the match.

Chennai Super Kings batsman Ambati Rayudu hits the winning runs for his team. Built around the young prolific spinner, Rashid Khan, SRH bowlers have been clinical from match to match, strangling the opposition batting. A whopping 27 runs were scored in this expensive over by Sandeep Sharma.

Hyderabad coach Tom Moody had predicted the leg-spinner to have a major impact on this year's IPL.

Making a comeback after serving two years of a ban, the Yellow Brigade stood up to their reputation of being one of the best team in the cash-rich league.

It's the big one, the IPL final, Chennai Super Kings v Sunrisers Hyderabad, MS Dhoni v Kane Williamson - watch it unfold from 2pm on Sunday on Sky Sports Mix and via the red button on Sky Sports Cricket. They were 3-0 at Wankhede and 4-0 against SRH this season.

Take a look at the below: The Tracking of Shane Watson's over to over performance in the final match of the 11th season. The Aussie showed how valuable experience is in a final of any tournament. He also picked up three wickets in his designated four overs and was crowned the Player of the Match.

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