MS Dhoni’s tactical acumen, cool demeanour and a crucial stumping helped the Chennai Super Kings win a record-equalling fifth IPL title.
Ravindra Jadeja hit a six and four off the last two balls as the Chennai Super Kings edged out the Gujarat Titans to win a record-equalling fifth IPL title.
Heavy rain and thunderstorms in Ahmedabad on Sunday forced the IPL final between the Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings into a reserve day for the first time.
A crowd of more than 100,000 is expected to fill the world’s biggest cricket stadium on Sunday for the final of the IPL and the likely farewell of superstar MS Dhoni.
Barring a surprise, Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni will step out as a player for the last time when his side takes on holders the Gujarat Titans in the IPL final on Sunday.
The Chennai Super Kings beat holders the Gujarat Titans by 15 runs in the IPL qualifier playoff on Tuesday to reach the final.
SA-born Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad fired the Chennai Super Kings into the IPL playoffs with a thumping 77-run win over the Delhi Capitals on Saturday.
Fifties from captain Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh led the Kolkata Knight Riders to a six-wicket win over the Chennai Super Kings on Sunday.
Rilee Rossouw top-scored for the Delhi Capitals in their 27-run defeat to the Chennai Super Kings on Wednesday.
Tristan Stubbs struggled to get going with the bat for the Mumbai Indians, who suffered a six-wicket defeat to the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL on Saturday.
Zimbabwe batsman Sikandar Raza played his part as the Punjab Kings beat the Chennai Super Kings by four wickets in the IPL on Sunday.
Yashasvi Jaiswal blasted the Rajasthan Royals back to winning ways over the Chennai Super Kings on Thursday.
An electric 71* off just 29 balls by Ajinkya Rahane helped the Chennai Super Kings blow away the Kolkata Knight Riders and move top of the IPL table on Sunday.
SA-born opener Devon Conway hit a third consecutive IPL half-century as the Chennai Super Kings beat the Sunrisers Hyderabad by seven wickets on Friday.
Faf du Plessis’ second-fastest IPL fifty wasn’t enough for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in their mammoth run chase against the Chennai Super Kings on Monday.