Chennai Super Kings staged a glorious comeback to the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday, 27 May, winning their third title by eight wickets. Chasing a total of 178 runs, all-rounder Shane Watson single-handedly guided the Super Kings home with a blistering 117 runs off 57 balls.
The Australian smashed 11 fours and 8 sixes en route to his second hundred of the season as CSK raced home in 18.3 overs. SRH had posted a challenging 178 for six courtesy Kane Willamson (47 off 36) and Yusuf Pathan (45* off 25).
Here’s how Twitter reacted to a Super Kings’ comeback and title victory.
— Ranveer Singh (@RanveerOfficial) May 27, 2018
Congratulations Chennai Superkings on becoming deserving champions of the biggest T20 tournament in the world. Brilliant throughout the tournament and the wonderful people from Chennai and whole of TN deserve this @ChennaiIPL . #IPL2018Final
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) May 27, 2018
— salil sand (@isalilsand) May 27, 2018
Well done, @ChennaiIPL. A great display of quality cricket. Certainly the most consistent side of the tournament. A special knock from @ShaneRWatson33 in a crucial game which saw them through. #CSKvSRH #IPL2018Final pic.twitter.com/HhuaQJPbEF
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) May 27, 2018
— sridevi sreedhar (@sridevisreedhar) May 27, 2018
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) May 27, 2018
— Sir Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadejaaaa) May 27, 2018
.@ChennaiIPL fans, that sight is as good as…
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) May 27, 2018