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2018 IPL final: Chennai Super Kings vs. Sunrisers Hyderabad betting odds and TV details

Sunday’s IPL final will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai

Sunrisers Hyderabad will take on the Chennai Super Kings for the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL) title after defeating the Kolkata Knight Riders in the last play-off match.

The Sunrisers, who finished top of the regular league campaign, batted first in the Qualifier 2 and posted a total of 174-7. In reply Kolkata came up short by 13 runs after being restricted to 161-9 in their innings.

The man-of-the-match in the deciding play-off was Afghan teenager Rashid Khan. The Sunrisers star had the “perfect match”, IPL20.com reports, as he impressed in the field and with both bat and ball. Rashid scored 34 not out before taking 3-19.

IPL reporter Arun Gopalakrishnan said: “Rashid Khan became only the fourth cricketer in the history of the IPL to score 30 or more, take three or more wickets and hold on to two catches – all in one IPL match.” 

Sunday’s IPL final will see Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings go head-to-head at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The final starts at 2.30pm (UK time) and is live on Sky Sports.

IPL play-off results and fixtures

IPL play-offs (all matches UK time and are live on Sky Sports):

Qualifier 1

  • Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by two wickets  

Eliminator

  • Kolkata Knight Riders beat the Rajasthan Royals by 25 runs

Qualifier 2

  • Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 13 runs

2018 IPL Final

  • Sunday, 27 May: Chennai Super Kings vs. Sunrisers Hyderabad (Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai; 2.30pm; live on Sky Sports)

IPL 2018 betting odds

Latest best prices (as of 26 May).

Paddy Power - IPL 2018 winner:

  • Chennai Super Kings: 8/11  
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad: 11/10

Oddschecker - IPL 2018 winner:

  • Chennai Super Kings: 3/4  
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad: 11/10

Indian Premier League 2018 season guide

What is the IPL?

The IPL is a Twenty20 cricket tournament featuring eight teams. The 2018 edition will be its 11th year. There will be a total of 60 matches played across India with nine venues hosting games across 51 days.

When and where is the 2018 IPL final?

The final is on Sunday, 27 May at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. 

Which teams play in the IPL?

There are eight IPL franchises: Chennai Super Kings (winners in 2010 and 2011), Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders (winners in 2012 and 2014), Mumbai Indians (winners in 2013, 2015 and 2017), Rajasthan Royals (winners in 2008), Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad (2016).

How does the IPL season work?

The eight teams will play each other twice in a home-and-away format. At the end of the double round-robin group stage, the top four teams will qualify for the play-offs. The top two teams face off in the qualifier one round (22 May) and the third and fourth-placed teams play in the eliminator round (23 May). The winner of qualifier one will go straight through to the final, while the loser will play the victor of the eliminator match on 25 May for a place in the grand final.

How to watch the IPL on TV in the UK

Sky Sports has announced a multi-year deal to broadcast the IPL. From the 2018 season onwards, Sky Sports will show 60 live matches each year in the UK and Ireland.

IPL team squads: how they will line up in 2018

Teams have a squad size of 18 players minimum and 25 maximum. There is also a maximum of eight overseas players in each squad.

  • Chennai Super Kings (25 players): MS Dhoni* (capt), Ravindra Jadeja*, Suresh Raina*, David Willey, Dwayne Bravo. Karn Sharma, Shane Watson, Shardul Thakur, Ambati Rayudu, Murali Vijay, Harbhajan Singh, Faf Du Plessis, Mark Wood, Sam Billings, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Mitchell Santner, Lungisani Ngidi, Asif K M, N Jagadeesan, Kanishk Seth, Monu Singh, Dhruv Shorey, Kshitiz Sharma, Chaitanya Bishnoi
  • Delhi Daredevils (25 players): Rishabh Pant*, Shreyas Iyer*, Chris Morris*, Glenn Maxwell, Liam Plunkett, Amit Mishra, Shahbaz Nadeem, Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Mohammad Shami, Gautam Gambhir (capt), Trent Boult, Colin Munro, Daniel Christian, Jason Roy, Naman Ojha, Prithvi Shaw, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Avesh Khan, Abhishek Sharma, Jayant Yadav, Harshal Patel, Manjot Kalra, Sandeep Lamichhane, Sayan Ghosh
  • Kings XI Punjab (21 players): Axar Patel*, KL Rahul, Ravichandran Ashwin (capt), Andrew Tye, Aaron Finch, Marcus Stoinis, Karun Nair, Mujeeb Zadran, Ankit Singh Rajpoot, David Miller, Mohit Sharma, Barinder Singh Sran, Yuvraj Singh, Christopher Gayle, Ben Dwarshuis, Akshdeep Nath, Manoj Tiwary, Mayank Agarwal, Manzoor Dar, Pardeep Sahu, Mayank Dagar 
  • Kolkata Knight Riders (19 players): Sunil Narine*, Andre Russell*, Chris Lynn, Tom Curran, Dinesh Karthik (capt), Robin Uthappa, Kuldeep Singh Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Nitish Rana, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Mitchell Johnson, Shubman Gill, Ranganath Vinay Kumar, Rinku Singh, Cameron Delport, Javon Searless, Apoorv Vijay Wankhade, Ishank Jaggi 
  • Mumbai Indians (25 players): Rohit Sharma* (capt), Hardik Pandya*, Jasprit Bumrah*, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Kieron Pollard, Pat Cummins, Evin Lewis, Suryakumar Yadav, Ben Cutting, Mustafizur Rahman, Rahul Chahar, Pradeep Sangwan, Jean-Paul Duminy, Saurabh Tiwary, Tajinder Dhillon, Akila Dhananjaya, Nidheesh M D Dinesan, Aditya Tare, Siddhesh Dinesh Lad, Mayank Markande, Sharad Lumba, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan, Mitchell McClenaghan
  • Rajasthan Royals (23 players): Ajinkya Rahane (capt), Ben Stokes, Heinrich Klaasen, Jaydev Unadkat, Sanju Samson, Jofra Archer, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jos Buttler, Darcy Short, Rahul Tripathi, Dhawal Kulkarni, Zahir Khan Pakteen, Ben Laughlin, Stuart Binny, Dushmantha Chameera, Anureet Singh, Aryaman Vikram Birla, Midhun S, Shreyas Gopal, Prashant Chopra, Jatin Saxena, Ankit Sharma, Mahipal Lomror
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore (24 players): Virat Kohli* (capt), AB de Villiers*, Sarfaraz Khan*, Chris Woakes, Yuzvendra Singh Chahal, Umesh Yadav, Brendon McCullum, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Quinton De Kock, Mohammed Siraj, Colin De Grandhomme, M. Ashwin, Parthiv Patel, Moeen Ali, Mandeep Singh, Manan Vohra, Pawan Negi, Tim Southee, Kulwant Khejroliya, Aniket Choudhary, Pavan Deshpande, Anirudha Ashok Joshi, Corey Anderson
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad (25 players): Bhuvneshwar Kumar*, Kane Williamson (capt), Alex Hales, Manish Pandey, Rashid Khan Arman, Shikhar Dhawan, Wriddhiman Saha, Siddarth Kaul, Deepak Hooda, Syed Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Carlos Brathwaite, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Shreevats Goswami, Mohammad Nabi, Chris Jordan, Basil Thampi, T Natarajan, Sachin Baby, Bipul Sharma, Syed Mehdi Hasan, Ricky Bhui, Tanmay Agarwal

* Retained players 

IPL auction: the most expensive deals 

  • Ben Stokes, Rajasthan Royals: £1.4m 
  • Jaydev Unadkat, Rajasthan Royals: £1.26m 
  • KL Rahul, Kings XI Punjab: £1.2m 
  • Manish Pandey, Sunrisers Hyderabad: £1.2m 
  • Chris Lynn, Kolkata Knight Riders: £1.05m  
  • Glenn Maxwell, Delhi Daredevils: £992,200 
  • Rashid Khan, Sunrisers Hyderabad: £992,200 
  • Krunal Pandya, Mumbai Indians: £970,300 
  • Sanju Samson, Rajasthan Royals: £882,100

2018 Indian Premier League results

  • Match 1: Chennai Super Kings beat the Mumbai Indians by one wicket
  • Match 2: Kings XI Punjab beat the Delhi Daredevils by six wickets
  • Match 3: Kolkata Knight Riders beat the Royal Challengers Bangalore by four wickets 
  • Match 4: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat the Rajasthan Royals by nine wickets
  • Match 5: Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by five wickets
  • Match 6: Rajasthan Royals beat Delhi Daredevils by ten runs (DLS method)
  • Match 7: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Mumbai Indians by one wicket
  • Match 8: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Kings XI Punjab by four wickets
  • Match 9: Delhi Daredevils beat Mumbai Indians by seven wickets
  • Match 10: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kolkata Knight Riders by five wickets
  • Match 11: Rajasthan Royals beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 19 runs
  • Match 12: Kings XI Punjab beat Chennai Super Kings by four runs
  • Match 13: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Daredevils by 71 runs
  • Match 14: Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 46 runs 
  • Match 15: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets
  • Match 16: Kings XI Punjab beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 15 runs
  • Match 17: Chennai Super Kings beat Rajasthan Royals by 64 runs
  • Match 18: Kings XI Punjab beat Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets (DLS method)
  • Match 19: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Delhi Daredevils by six wickets
  • Match 20: Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by four runs
  • Match 21: Rajasthan Royals beat Mumbai Indians by three wickets
  • Match 22: Kings XI Punjab beat Delhi Daredevils by four runs
  • Match 23: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Mumbai Indians by 31 runs
  • Match 24: Chennai Super Kings beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by five wickets
  • Match 25: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kings XI Punjab by 13 runs
  • Match 26: Delhi Daredevils beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 55 runs
  • Match 27: Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by eight wickets
  • Match 28: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Rajasthan Royals by 11 runs
  • Match 29: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets 
  • Match 30: Chennai Super Kings beat Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs 
  • Match 31: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Mumbai Indians by 14 runs
  • Match 32: Delhi Daredevils beat Rajasthan Royals by four runs (DLS Method)
  • Match 34: Mumbai Indians beat Kings XI Punjab by six wickets
  • Match 35: Chennai Super Kings beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets
  • Match 36: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Delhi Daredevils by seven wickets
  • Match 37: Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 13 runs
  • Match 38: Kings XI Punjab beat Rajasthan Royals by six wickets
  • Match 39: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by five runs 
  • Match 40: Rajasthan Royals beat Kings XI Punjab by 15 runs
  • Match 41: Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 102 runs
  • Match 42: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Delhi Daredevils by nine wickets
  • Match 43: Rajasthan Royals beat Chennai Super Kings by four wickets
  • Match 44: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Kings XI Punjab by 31 runs
  • Match 45: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Delhi Daredevils by five wickets
  • Match 46: Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by eight wickets
  • Match 47: Mumbai Indians beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets
  • Match 48: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Kings XI Punjab by ten wickets
  • Match 49: Kolkata Knight Riders beat the Rajasthan Royals by six wickets  
  • Match 50: Mumbai Indians beat Kings XI Punjab by three runs  
  • Match 51: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 14 runs 
  • Match 52: Delhi Daredevils beat Chennai Super Kings by 34 runs  
  • Match 53: Rajasthan Royals beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 30 runs  
  • Match 54: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by five wickets  
  • Match 55: Delhi Daredevils beat Mumbai Indians by 11 runs  
  • Match 56: Chennai Super Kings beat Kings XI Punjab by five wickets

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