After a wait of 2 years and a long league stage here is Chennai again into another Final of the Worlds Toughest League IPL and is battling out for the trophy against Hyderabad. What a moment it is, how often we see top two teams of league stage fighting it out for the trophy in the Finals. Interestingly this year has been just for only one team that is CSK, they have seen all the ups and downs right from the first match till the Qualifier 1. Also, this years IPL has still not seen any Hat-trick or Super Over i.e. remarkable. Moreover Chennai and Hyderabad both have dominated this season but Chennai stood best we compare both sides. Both sides had their heroes in the matches they won in the Play-offs, Du Plessis Calm innings of 50 plus, Shardul’s 15 odd and Rashid’s blistering 34 against KKR along with a super spell of full of wickets has already set up the Final to be a entertaining affair with both sides meeting 4th time this season.
Pitch: The Final is slated to be played at Iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, which also hosted the first Qualifier between the two teams. The pitch is likely to be a batting paradise but the swing bowlers can come into play in the first few overs.
Head to Head: After the last encounter the telly has gone to CSK 7-2 SRH. With Chennai winning all the matches played between the two, it is highly anticpated that Chennai is the favourite to lift the trophy.
SRH- After a easy win against KKR, Sunrisers are expected to go with the game side.
Playing XI:- Dhawan, Saha(Wk), Williamson(C), Shakib, Yusuf Pathan, Hooda, Braithwate, B.Kumar, R.Khan, S.Kaul, K.Ahmed
CSK- After a super win in the first qualifier, the Dhoni led side is likely to feature the same XI.
Playing XI:- Watson, Du Plessis, Raina, Rayudu, MS.Dhoni(C/Wk), DJ.Bravo, R.Jadjea, H.Singh, Chahar, Shardul, Ngidi
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