11. Josh Hazlewood
Largely known for his heroics in the longest format, Hazlewood has done well in the powerplay overs barring the last game.
10. Deepak Chahar
Deepak Chahar has been impressive with the new ball this season thanks to his ability to generate swing from the flattest of decks
9. Shardul Thakur
Shardul Thakur has to be the most impressive of the three. Mostly bowling in the middle and death overs, the pacer has been pretty economical alongside being among the wickets.
8. Dwayne Bravo
As far as Bravo is concerned, he has been MS Dhoni’s go-to man in the death overs. He takes wickets in that period alongside keeping the scoring rate down. He has also played some handy cameos.
7. Ravindra Jadeja
As far as Ravindra Jadeja, the southpaw has been sensational in all three departments. While the left-arm spinner has kept batters quiet, his striking in end overs has also helped CSK.
6. Moeen Ali
Moeen Ali has been aggressive regardless the situation of the same. Keeping the last game aside, Ali has also been economical with his off-spins
5. Ambati Rayudu
As far as Rayudu is concerned, the veteran batter has played some substantial knocks this season and would like to shine in the final clash. This means Raina is set to warm the benches again.
4. MS Dhoni
Dhoni must also have gained a lot of confidence after taking CSK over the line in Qualifier 1. The CSK skipper slammed 18 off 6 balls and took his side home.
3. Robin Uthappa
Robin Uthappa, who replaced Raina in the playing XI, slammed a match-winning fifty in his last outing and is all set to feature in the final.
2. Ruturaj Gaikwad
Ruturaj Gaikwad became a hot property with his blitzes over the 22 yards. The youngster scored runs consistently and that too at a brilliant pace. He’s also 24 runs away from overtaking KL Rahul’s tally of 626 runs and bagging the orange cap.
1. Faf du Plessis
The former South African opener has been a prolific performer for CSK over the years. Hence, his tally of 547 runs this season didn’t take many by surprise.