IPL 2021 Final | Twitter reacts as Faf du Plessis sizzles vs KKR, narrowly misses Orange Cap

IPL 2021 Final | Twitter reacts as Faf du Plessis sizzles vs KKR, narrowly misses Orange Cap

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Faf du Plessis stroked a 59-ball 86 to propel CSK to 192/3 against KKR in IPL 2021 final

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Faf du Plessis stroked a 59-ball 86 to propel the Chennai Super Kings to 192/3 against the Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2021 final in Dubai on Friday. Du Plessis narrowly missed the Orange cap to his fellow opener Ruturaj Gaikwad who became the youngest in IPL history to claim the honour.

Faf du Plessis reserved his best for the final in a highly impressive IPL 2021 campaign, giving Kolkata Knight Riders a run around with a 59-ball 86. His innings included seven fours and three sixes, and took his season tally to 633, marginally behind his opening partner Ruturaj Gaikwad, who finished with 635 runs at 45.36.

Du Plessis was lucky to have survived a stumping chance when just on 2, as Dinesh Karthik failed to collect the ball after the batter was decieved by Shakib Al Hasan in the third over of the innings.

Gaikwad (32 off 27), Robin Uthappa (31 off 15) and Moeen Ali played fine supporting roles, as CSK finished at 192/3 after Eoin Morgan opted to bowl.

Sunil Narine was the pick of the bowlers for KKR, returning 2/26 from four overs.

Interestingly, KKR is the only team to have successfully chased down a 190-plus target in an IPL final, having achieved the feat in each of their two appearances in 2012 and 2014 respectively.

Take a bow! 

IPL 2021 Orange Cap winner for a reason!

What a knock from Robin Uthappa here!

These are some stats! 

Vintage Robbie is back!

Banging to every corner of the ground!

Exactly!

Hahaha! Lol XD XD XD

Classy from Faf!

Remember the team 'CSK'👏🔥

Next season!

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