It was a double delight for Rishabh Pant, as he also received the Stylish Player Award. Pant ended as the second highest run-getter in the tournament with 684 runs from 14 games.
Sunrisers Hyderabad lost to Chennai Super Kings by 8 wickets in the final of the Indian Premier League 2018 on Sunday.
The MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings hunted down a competitive 179-run target against one of the best bowling attacks (Sunrisers Hyderabad) of the current season with eight wickets and nine balls to spare.
Shane Watson’s magnificent ton in the IPL 2018 final against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) powered Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to their third title at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday.
Sunrisers Hyderabad will have to bring in their A-game to the table if they are to collect their second IPL trophy, or watch CSK win their third. Take a look at a few players who can make a difference for SRH.
Chennai Super Kings, gunning for their third IPL crown, will take on 2016 winners Sunrisers Hyderabad five days after their first playoff game at the same neutral venue.
Rashid slammed a quick-fire 34 not out off 10 balls to help SRH post a competitive 174/7 and then returned with three wickets.
With Rashid's inputs, 2016 champions Sunrisers thus snapped a four-match losing streak in the match that mattered most to book the final berth for a second time.
Rashid (34 not out off 10) first played a late cameo with the bat to help Sunrisers overcome a wobbly start and post a challenging 174/7 and then returned with a 3/19 spell from his four overs to guide his side to their second IPL final appearance.
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While KKR ticked all the boxes during the business end of the tournament with four wins on the trot, table-toppers SRH have slipped after finishing on top of the league table.
Williamson praised his bowlers after CSK were down in the dumps at 92 for seven while chasing a target of 140.
Sunrisers Hyderabad have proved themselves as the strongest bowling unit in the 11th edition of the cash-rich league.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) booked their place in the playoffs of the Indian Premier League with a five-wicket victory over table-toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a crunch game at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad on Saturday.
With the Indian Premier League 2018 heading to its business end, we take a look at the batsmen with the most number of chances to take home the Orange Cap.
Placed third on the points table with 14 points, KKR will have to beat SRH to confirm its spot in the play-offs.
The two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders are placed third in the points table with seven wins in 13 matches in the ongoing edition of Indian Premier League (IPL).
Hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated table-toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad by 14 runs in a must-win match to stay alive in the ongoing edition of Indian Premier League at M.Chinnaswamy in Bengaluru.
RCB are still languishing at the second last position on the table, while SRH are on top of the table with 18 points.
Williamson has led SRH from the front and has performed throughout the tournament, amassing 493 runs in 11 games with the highest score of 84.