8.7 C
New York
Sunday 5 December 2021

Buy now

Ad

HomeSportsIPL 2018 final CSK vs SRH: Battle for glory

IPL 2018 final CSK vs SRH: Battle for glory

Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad will come up against each other for the fourth time this season, They fight for glory

|

Mumbai: The head offices of India Cements and Sun TV are located 300m from each other, either side of Greenways Road in South Chennai. On Sunday, their teams, Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad, will contest the IPL final in Mumbai. Regardless of who wins, the trophy will find its way to Chennai – a typically IPL end to a season of 60 matches of which the only one was played in Chennai.

Sunrisers and the Super Kings finished the league stage as the top two teams. It seems that Chennai Super Kings have made a habit of appearing in IPL finals, even if they haven’t really made winning the final a habit. They are in their seventh IPL final in nine attempts, having won two, back-to-back, in 2010 and 2011.

CSK have the most players with season aggregates of 400 or more runs -four. They have the best batting average overall and are the only team to have realised two hundred from their batsmen. They have hit the most sixes 135.

Watson and Rayudu, who have season aggregates of 438 and 586 runs respectively, have had two poor outings now and are due for a big score.

Suresh Raina has threatened time and again, and contributed important runs, but he has not been able to stamp his authority in the Raina-way. And then there is MS Dhoni. The CSK captain has had a fabulous season with the bat. He loves the big occasion too.

CSK will expect Deepak Chahar and Ngidi to strike early just like they did in Qualifier 1 and allow the likes of Shardul, Bravo and Jadeja to control the later portion of the innings.

SRH is the only team to have taken more than 100 wickets. They have the best bowling average of 24.21 and are the only team with an overall economy rate of under eight. SRH have the best record defending; they have a 5-3 win-loss record when defending totals.

Sunrisers have been a two-man batting unit, with captain Kane Williamson and Shikhar Dhawan contributing the bulk of the runs. Williamson, the Orange Cap holder, has batted beautifully. Dhawan began the season well before suffering a blow to his elbow and hitting a trough; the left-hander is back among the runs now and will be an integral part of SRH’s batting plans.

Rashid Khan and Siddarth Kaul are SRH’s two most successful bowlers – both players have a tally of 21 wickets in 16 matches this season. Rashid’s reputation has been on the rise all the time; the leg-spinner from Afghanistan has not only prised out the opposition’s key batsman generally.

Team Head to Head

Overall: Matches – 9, CSK won – 7, SRH won – 2

In 2018: Matches – 3, CSK won – 3, SRH won – 0.

Team:

SRH: Alex Hales, Bhuvneshwar, Dhawan, Shakib, Williamson, Manish Pandey, Carlos Brathwaite, Yusuf Pathan, Wriddhiman Saha, Rashid Khan, Ricky Bhui, Hooda, Siddharth Kaul, T Natarajan, Nabi, Basil Thampi, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Sachin Baby, Chris Jordan, Stanlake, Tanmay Agarwal, Sreevats Goswami, Bipul Sharma, Mehedi Hasan.

CSK: MS Dhoni(c), Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Faf du Plessis, Harbhajan Singh, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Kanishk Seth, Lungi Ngidi, Dhruv Shorey, Murali Vijay, Sam Billings, Mark Wood, Kshitiz Sharma, Monu Kumar, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Imran Tahir, Karn Sharma, Shardul Thakur, N Jagadeesan.

Orange Cap

Player                   match Inning Runs  HS
Kane Williamson        16       16      688    84
Purple Cap
Player                   match  Inning  Over  Wkt
AndrewTye               14        14        56      24
The match starts at 7 PM IST.
0 views
Siddharth Raghuvanshi
Editorial Assistant of Sirf News with experience in covering sports and entertainment for Navbharat Times and Network 18's IBN Lokmat

Sirf News needs to recruit journalists in large numbers to increase the volume of its reports and articles to at least 100 a day, which will make us mainstream, which is necessary to challenge the anti-India discourse by established media houses. Besides there are monthly liabilities like the subscription fees of news agencies, the cost of a dedicated server, office maintenance, marketing expenses, etc. Donation is our only source of income. Please serve the cause of the nation by donating generously.

Support pro-India journalism by donating

via UPI to surajit.dasgupta@icici or

via PayTM to 9650444033@paytm

via Phone Pe to 9650444033@ibl

via Google Pay to dasgupta.surajit@okicici

Meta’s failed Giphy deal could end Big Tech’s spending spree https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-giphy-cma-global-template/

Here are some candid pics from @GChintamani’s pics with family & friends from his book launch 🚀 function :)

#MidwayBattle
#ModiSecondTerm

4

The first two cases of #Omicron were reported from Bengaluru, of whom one flew out of the country.
https://bit.ly/3pqlqZ0

How traditional power behemoths are transitioning to renewable energy - The Economic Times https://m.economictimes.com/industry/energy/power/how-traditional-power-behemoths-are-transitioning-to-renewable-energy/articleshow/87952574.cms

Read further:
Siddharth Raghuvanshi
Editorial Assistant of Sirf News with experience in covering sports and entertainment for Navbharat Times and Network 18's IBN Lokmat

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

- Advertisment -

Now

Columns

[prisna-google-website-translator]
%d bloggers like this: