Watson belts Chennai to IPL final victory

Shane Watson has smashed an unbeaten century as Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by eight wickets to win their third Indian Premier League title.

The former Australian Test allrounder's 117 off 57 balls on Sunday led Chennai to 2-181 in 18.3 overs after Hyderabad scored 6-178.

Watson, who only scored his first run off the 11th delivery, hit 11 fours and eight sixes. He featured in a match-winning second wicket stand of 117 runs with Suresh Raina, who made 32.