IPL Final: Was hoping a last over six from Shane Watson, says CSK’s Head Coach Stephen Fleming

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Hyderabad (Telangana), May 13 (ANI): As the Mumbai Indians took home the IPL trophy by beating the Chennai Super Kings with one run in a nail biter match, the latter’s head coach Stephen Fleming said he was hoping a six from batsman Shane Watson, who played an 80-run innings, in the last over of the match when the team needed nine runs from the last six deliveries. Fleming also praised MI pacer Lasith Malinga for overcoming his costly penultimate over in the match and delivering his team under pressure. Mumbai Indians, batting first, scored an average 149 runs from its 20 overs but successfully managed to restrict CSK to 148 runs, and won the IPL trophy for the fourth time.

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