Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have entered the final of Vivo IPL 2018 defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by beating them by 2 wickets in a last over thriller. SRH managed to score a fighting total of 139, courtesy Carlos Braithwaite. They even took quick wickets as well reducing CSK to 92 for 7. However, it was Faf du Plessis who held his nerves and won it for CSK with partners changing at the other end.

Shikhar Dhawan, IPL 2018, IPL, SRH, CSK
hikhar Dhawan was put for a golden duck as he misses his 4000 runs by 2 runs © IANS
Dwayne Bravo, Yusuf Pathan
Dwayne Bravo celebrates the wicket of Yusuf Pathan ©PTI
Carlos Braithwaites
Carlos Braithwaite’s 43* took SRH to a fighting total © IANS
Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan finished with figures 4-0-11-2 © IANS
Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis guided CSK home with his knock of 67* © PTI

Brief scores

Sunrisers Hyderabad 139 for 7 in 20 overs [Kane Williamson 24 (15), Yusuf Pathan 24 (29), Carlos Brathwaite 43 (29)*; Dwayne Bravo 4-0-25-2, Ravindra Jadeja 4-0-13-1] lost to Chennai Super Kings 140 for 8 in 19.1 overs [Faf du Plessis 67 (42)*; Siddarth Kaul 4-0-32-2, Rashid Khan 4-0-11-2]

Man of the Match: Faf du Plessis