IPL 2021 will soon entertain Indian cricket fans with nail-biting matches. In the first match on April 9, 2021, Mumbai Indians will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. A total of 60 matches will be played at 6 different venues during IPL 2021. IPL 2021 will conclude with the final match on May 30, 2021, at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmadabad.
IPL 2018 was one of the interesting seasons as Chennai Super Kings made an astonishing comeback during the season. Chennai Super Kings were banned for two seasons IPL 2016 and IPL 2017, along with Rajasthan Royals. When Chennai Super Kings returned to the tournament in IPL 2018, they won the trophy after defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets in the final. It was a memorable journey for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2018 who won their 3rd IPL trophy. Here we look at the 3 most exciting matches of IPL 2018.
IPL History: 3 Most Exciting Matches Of IPL 2018
Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings (Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai)
The first match of IPL 2018 was a thrilling game for the cricket fans. While batting first against Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians scored 165-4. Ishan Kishan made 40 runs, Suryakumar Yadav scored 43 while Krunal Pandya scored 41 runs off 22 balls. Mumbai Indians bowled very well with Hardik Pandya and Mayank Markande taking 3 wickets each.
Dwayne Bravo played a dashing 68-run knock off 30 balls for Chennai Super Kings. However, he lost his wicket in the 19th over at a crucial moment. Chennai Super Kings needed 7 runs off the final over but they were 9 wickets down. An injured Kedar Jadhav, who was retired earlier, came out to bat again. After missing three balls, he hit a six and a four off the next two balls of Mustafizur Rahman and won the match for CSK by 1 wicket.