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Overseas players to watch out for in IPL 2019 final between Chennai and Mumbai

Imran Tahir

Chennai's number one bowler this season, Imran Tahir has picked up 24 wickets. 

At 40 years old, Tahir has been a complete game changer and his leg spin bowling has deceived many batsmen this edition. 

He is at number two spot in the highest wicket-taker in this season behind Kagiso Rabada.

He needs two more wickets to lead the purple cap race. 
 

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Kieron Pollard

One of the most dependable players for Mumbai, Pollard has been a match winner for them through all these seasons. 

Not only he can hit the ball hard and out of the park, he is an exceptional fielder in the deep and nothing can go past him.

He has scored 238 runs for Mumbai this season. 

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Dwayne Bravo

Having played plenty of Twenty20 leagues across the world, Bravo has the experience to play matches of utmost pressure. 

Bravo along with Faf are the best fielders for Chennai. 

His all-round abilities will come in handy in the final. 

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Lasith Malinga

Mumbai boast of arguably best death-overs experts with Lasith Malinga and Jasprit Bumrah. 

The veteran death bowling expert has proven year after year how important his bowling prowess is for Mumbai. 

He has taken 15 wickets this season. 

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Faf du Plessis

Faf not only found batting form in the Qualifier 2 against Delhi, he also proved to be the best fielder that Chennai have. 

He saved many boundaries airborne which helped Chennai restrict Delhi to a low score.

He scored a half-century while opening the innings, which now the Mumbai bowlers have to stop him from doing in the final.

He has taken many splendid catches in the entire season. 
 

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Quinton de Kock

The southpaw opening batsman has been in top form for Mumbai this season. 

He has scored 500 runs for Mumbai and has been hitting runs in the powerplay consistently this year. 

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