After a wait of two years, Chennai Super Kings made a thrilling comeback. The team lifted the trophy of Indian Premier League for the third time. The Wankhade Stadium of Mumbai witnessed a thrilling finale match on Sunday, which was won by Chennai Super Kings after beating Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets.
Chennai Super Kings was giving consistently brilliant performances since the inaugural match of the season. MS Dhoni led Yellow Army won everyone’s heart with their stunning performance throughout the season.
Chennai Super Kings became the first team to defeat a single team four times. Sunrisers Hyderabad lost the match 4 times to Chennai Super Kings, in the finale as well, the team was not able to defend their target runs of 179 and lost the tournament to Chennai Super Kings.
Shane Watson played a jaw-dropping knock of 117 runs. He smashed the bowlers of Sunrisers Hyderabad to all the corners of the ground and took the match by storm.
As soon as the match got over, social media saw a flood of heartfelt and congratulatory posts for Shane Watson. Every cricketer, commentator and fans from across the globe took to social media to appreciate the great knock by Shane Watson.
Glenn Maxwell, the star player of Australia also took to twitter to appreciate the brilliant performance by Chennai Super Kings and to congratulate the team. In his tweet he also congratulated Stephen Fleming for a great comeback.
Here, have a look at his tweet :
— Glenn Maxwell (@Gmaxi_32) May 27, 2018
The tweet read:
“So happy for @ShaneRWatson33 on his special performance in the @IPL final!! What a season he’s had! Welcome to @ChennaiIPL and @SPFleming7 on a brilliant comeback year”
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