IPL 2019 can’t have a better final than Mumbai and Chennai: Bravo tells Harbhajan

first_imgChennai Super Kings defeated Delhi Capitals by 6 wickets at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam on Friday to book their spot in the 2019 Indian Premier League final.CSK will face Mumbai Indians in Hyderabad on Sunday for their record eighth IPL final, as both teams will be gunning for a record fourth title.The two teams have met each other thrice in summit clashes of the tournament earlier with MI finishing on the winning side twice while the Chennai outfit came out triumphant once. While CSK won the final battle in 2010, MI finished on the victorious side in 2013 and 2015.After the win on Friday, two men who have played for both CSK and MI – all-rounder Dwayne Bravo and off-spinner Harbhajan Singh – got chatting.’Here we come, @mipaltan’: Bhajji & BravoThere’s no love lost between @harbhajan_singh, @DJBravo47 and their former franchise, who go on to discuss the big final after @ChennaiIPL’s win in Q2. Don’t miss the dance By @28anand. #CSKvDCFull video – https://t.co/ZgndRTbLxK pic.twitter.com/AQs6wA5d1AIndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 11, 2019Harbhajan started the interaction by asking how Bravo took the catch of Rishabh Pant, which turned out to be the turning point of the game.”Well it is good that I can move around at this age. Obviously, a lot of people think at this age that we can’t move. It was a crucial moment in the game. Rishabh Pant, one of the most dangerous players in the IPL, so it was good to get him out at that point,” Bravo told iplt20.com.advertisement”I was a bit off the boundary and the ball was rising,” Bravo added, to which Harbhajan responded, “Glad you were fielding there and not me.”Harbhajan, who has played a majority of his career for MI, and Bravo, who likewise has played a lot of his career for CSK, were together at Mumbai Indians between 2008 and 2010 and have been in the yellow of Chennai Super Kings from 2018.”We are playing Mumbai Indians, one of the first franchises we played together. What are your thoughts on that?,” Harbhajan asked Bravo.”I think we are the two best teams in the tournament and we deserve to be in the final. I personally was looking forward to the clash. Obviously, both teams played very well throughout the season. I don’t there can be a better final than Mumbai and Chennai,” Bravo said.Bravo then decided to turn the tables on Bhajji and asked him “How was your bowling today?””I was very happy with the way I bowled. I would like to share with all of you that when I started bowling ion the nets in Chennai, Bravo told me that you bowling too slow. He just told me to push a little more, and that was the right kind of advice. Obviously, you play a lot of cricket and I didn’t play throughout the year… so thank you for the advise, it really helped me,” Harbhajan, who on Friday became only the 4th bowler in IPL history to take 150 wickets, said.Also Read | Chennai Super Kings crush Delhi Capitals, storm into 8th IPL finalAlso Read | Chennai Super Kings in IPL: 8 finals in 10 seasonslast_img read more