Many allege IPL final to be fixed after Hotstar's advertisement
Twitterati were left scratching their heads after an advertisement was aired on Hotstar, showing Knight Riders locking horns with Chennai Super Kings in 2018 IPL final. For those who are unaware, KKR will face Sunrisers in the Qualifier 2 and the winner will play against CSK in the final. Understandably, the blunder caused many to allege that the spot in the finals is fixed.
Here's the advertisement showing KKR vs CSK in the final
TRP ratings are all that matter, says a Twitter user
This seems a plausible explanation
How have the play-offs unfolded till now?
Two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders successfully defended their 169-run target and beat Rajasthan Royals by 25 runs to seal a spot in Qualifier 2. Earlier SRH had faced defeat in the hands of CSK in Qualifier 1. Knight Riders will now face Sunrisers Hyderabad in the penultimate match of the Vivo IPL 2018 on Friday, May 25 at Eden Gardens.
Match timings and TV listings
Both the remaining matches- Qualifier 2 and the final will start at 7 PM IST. The matches can be watched live on the Star Sports network and Hotstar. Unlike Twitter, we can't tell you the finalists yet!Share this timeline