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'Dhoni's innings against RCB very important to us' - Fleming (1:57)
Dhoni gives players belief - Fleming (0:43)
173dESPNcricinfo staff

CSK boys making all the noise

CSK capped their return after a two-year ban by winning the IPL title. Here's a quick look at how the champions celebrated

173dVishal Dikshit in Mumbai

The Watson sponge, the Watson bludgeon

Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Rashid Khan were Sunrisers' two biggest threats on the night of the IPL final. Shane Watson saw them off and waded into the rest of their attack, validating CSK's faith in his experience and know-how

'We had a very competitive total' - Williamson (1:55)
'A lot of emotion in the franchise, a lot of desire' - Fleming (2:32)
How CSK can win the IPL final (3:08)
174dThe Report by Sidharth Monga

Shane Watson the hero as CSK claim third IPL crown

Finally, the IPL trophy has come back to its spiritual home, Chennai. The city's franchise did run into rough waters but it still boasts the best IPL crowds and the most consistent team

'Disappointed we couldn't play in Chennai' - Dhoni (2:24)
175dDeivarayan Muthu

What led to CSK's surge this season?

After getting trolled on social media, being criticised over picking too many 30-plus players, losing out on home advantage and more, CSK have made it to yet another IPL final

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