Tuesday, 23 October, 2018

Dhoni’s Chennai defy age to claim IPL title

Bangladesh will travel to Dehradun for the three-match T20I series against Afghanistan at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium Bangladesh will travel to Dehradun for the three-match T20I series against Afghanistan at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
Eugene Bates | 28 May, 2018, 15:29

Watson has had longstanding hamstring problems which has worsened as the gruelling IPL season reached the finale.

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.

Time seemed to have robbed Yuvraj of his touch and the 36-year-old had to scratch around for 65 runs from six innings, while going wicketless with the ball.

Coming back from a two-year suspension for involvement in corruption, the Super Kings have now equalled the Mumbai Indians in winning the world's wealthiest cricket tournament for a third time since it started in 2008.

For someone who wielded a willow that appeared to have sweet-spots wherever the ball made contact, Yuvraj struggled to find the middle of the bat against modest bowlers in less demanding circumstances. "But once the ball stopped swinging, it became easier".

Chennai Super Kings won the toss and chose to field. Their New Zealand captain Kane Williamson hit a top-score 47 as Sunrisers posted 178-6. "It was outstanding, they didn't give us opportunities, they hit it over the fence rather than to our man. Look, it is such a fine line, I know out there on the park it's an eight-wicket win but we all saw that there were moments of pressure where the game can change very quickly, and if you're able to pounce on those then that's when you take your opportunity".

Watson played ten dots before opening his account.

Suresh Raina contributed just 32 of the 117 run stand.

From 0 off 10 to 100 off 51, Watson single-handedly turned the tables on SRH.

At the auction, CSK were criticised for picking up nine players in their 30s including Shane Watson and Ambati Rayudu, who eventually were instrumental in the team's triumph.

And now that has been confirmed as the victorious CSK side will return home and celebrate with everyone that made their triumph in Mumbai over a formidable SRH side a reality.

"We talked a lot about age but what matters is the fitness". In a batting friendly track at the Wankhede stadium here, Yusuf, who came when the scoreboard was reading 101/3, played a good knock to propel Hyderabad to a good total in their 20 overs. We found that the guys who get on a roll - the Rayudus, Watsons, Dhonis, Rainas - they take you deep in the tournament.

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