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Chennai Super Kings will take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the final of IPL 2021 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday. Both teams finished at the bottom half of the points table last season. However, contrary to everyone’s expectations, they exhibited sensational performances and reached the final.

Interestingly, this will be the second time in the history of IPL when CSK and KKR will take on each other in an IPL final. The two teams previously played against each other in IPL 2012 final. Kolkata Knight Riders beat CSK by 5 wickets in that game to lift their maiden IPL title. In this article, let’s take a look at the top five teams who have made the most appearances in the IPL final.

Top 5 Teams With The Most Appearances In The IPL Final: 

  1. Sunrisers Hyderabad: 2 times

SunRisers Hyderabad, IPL 2021
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Hailed as one of the most consistent outfits in IPL, Sunrisers Hyderabad endured a forgettable season this year. SRH finished the IPL 2021 season at the bottom of the table, having managed only 3 wins in 14 matches. Sunrisers Hyderabad are known for their consistency. They made their first appearance in the 2013 edition of the tournament.

In the first very season, they managed to reach the playoffs. Sunrisers Hyderabad won the first title in the 2016 edition after beating RCB in the final. Under the new leader in Kane Williamson in the 2018 edition of IPL, Sunrisers Hyderabad reached the finals for the second time in their IPL history. However, they couldn’t win the title as they lost to CSK in the summit clash.

So far in IPL, Sunrisers Hyderabad have managed to reach the finals on 2 occasions.

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