South African captain Faf du Plessis performing well for the Chennai super kings team did a great job to guide the Indian premier league final which helped them win by two wickets from Sunrisers Hyderabad. with this win, Chennai Super Kings have become the first team to reach the IPL 2018 finals.
Chasing a modest target of 140 runs CSK’s first 7 wickets fell to a score of 92 runs making the required run rate increased and it was even more difficult to achieve the target.
Handling this situation Faf du Plessis strengthened the CSK and in the last over when only 6 runs needed to win Plessis gave Chennai Super Kings a victory by putting a six on Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s ball.
Faf du Plessis pulled off a ‘Houdini Act’ to guide Chennai Super Kings to their seventh Indian Premier League final with a two-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in what has been a fairytale comeback in the cash-rich league.
Du Plessis made an unbeaten half-century helping Chennai super kings to reach their seventh ipl final. at the end of the match, CSK needed 43 runs in three overs to win. Du Plessis scored 20 runs off Carlos Brathwaite in the 18th over in which he hit two sixes and two fours.
After making valuable contributions in the tournament so far the right-hander batsman did a great job while considering his role in the team when it was the most important match for the team.
The Chennai Super Kings which has been banned for two seasons on corruption charges has so far been one of the most successful franchises in the history of ipl t20 cricket. With mahendra singh dhoni captaincy the chennai super kings team has become the first team to reach the finals of the 2018 final once again with calm conduct.
Although the Sunrisers did their best to bring the bowlers to a small total in their favor this time their fate changed to the last over of the match. When du plessis scored 43 runs in the last 3 overs to give chennai victory. The Chennai team has once again entertained its audiences as it is one of the most successful ipl teams.
This season Hyderabad has been in the limelight for its aggressive bowling. Keeping the same aggression the hyderabad bowlers performed brilliantly. Shane Watson (0) was dismissed by Bhuvneshwar Kumar while Kaul (2/32) dismissed Suresh Raina (22 runs in 13 balls) and Ambati Rayudu (0) in a row.
MS Dhoni failed to read rashid khans googly and lost his wicket while Dwayne Bravo could not understand the extra bounce of the ball and caught dhawan in the slip.
Du Plessis is the only batsman who has been batting against the bowlers of hyderabad. while the wickets of players like sandeep sharma ravindra jadeja and deepak chahar continued to fall du plessis continued to squeeze a lot to win csk on the other end.