Faf, Ngidi taste IPL victory with CSK

Faf, Ngidi taste IPL victory with CSK

"This one is a special moment because the team hasn't played for two years".

Hyderabad paid 40 million rupees ($590,580) at last year's auction to land the leg-spinner from Afghanistan, where cricket is highly popular but sporting facilities are pitifully inadequate after decades of war. The 2016 IPL champions had defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore last time.

CSK 145/2 after 14 overs.

Rashid's brilliant display of his favourite trade, combining precision with subtle variation, proved crucial. The wonder spinner from Afghanistan (3/19) was once again at his lethal best and scalped the wickets of risky Chris Lynn (48), Robin Uthappa (2) and Andre Russell (3). In all the excitement of spending a good Sunday while watching the finals of IPL, actor Rishi Kapoor took to Twitter and has come out with an entertaining breakthrough of the IPL theme song.

"It was much-needed for me, wanted to give my 100 percent in all departments". "Me not batting through was a mistake on my part". I started my career as a batsman, I believe in my skills and wanted to finish off well. The writers and editors of The Fan Garage are not responsible for any decisions taken by readers of this article while playing any fantasy league game. The focus was to play straight, that's what the coaches said.

The Afghan was also involved in the run out of Nitish Rana and took two catches in the final over of the match. He hit back-to-back fours off Siddarth Kaul.

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Kolkata never recovered from these blows as Rashid then sent back Lynn and Russell in quick succession. However, Watson along with Raina managed to score freely after that, hitting boundaries at regular intervals.

Don't miss the IPL final between Chennai and Sunrisers, live on Sky Sports from 2pm on Sunday. The team had made 73 in first 10 overs for the loss of two wickets.

KKR bowlers responded to Dinesh Karthik's decision to bowl first as they never allowed Sunrisers batsmen to break free initially. Thus, the IPL 2018 finale is not likely to experience any weather hindrance as the chances of rain are not during the match.

Yusuf Pathan remained unbeaten on 45 off just 25 deliveries with four fours and two sixes. Overall, Bhuvneshwar ended with figures of zero wickets by giving 17 runs in four overs.

All three KKR spinners were on the money at the Eden Gardens. CSK was at 72 for the loss of 1 wicket after 9 overs.

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