CSK have now lost to Mumbai Indians for the third time in four finals.
MI beat CSK by one run in a nail-biting Indian Premier League final to claim a record fourth title in Hyderabad on Sunday. After Shane Watson had hit a fierce 80, CSK needed two runs off the final ball to overtake Mumbai Indians’ 149/8 but Sri Lankan Lasith Malinga dismissed Shardul Thakur with a perfect yorker to claim the landmark win. Windies all-rounder Kieron Pollard smashed an unbeaten 41 off 25 balls to set up the Mumbai Indians total. Watson batted through the CSK innings until he was run out in the final over, smashing four sixes and eight fours. Before that Jasprit Bumrah kept Mumbai Indians in the hunt with his tidy overs and two wickets, getting rid of Dwayne Bravo and Ambati Rayudu. The premier Indian pacer produced 13 dot balls in his testing overs.