He won the IPL on two more occasions in 2012 and 2014, this time with KKR. Yusuf Pathan would play the role of a finisher and a part-time off-spinner. His 59 from 37 balls helped Rajasthan to win the inaugural title. Earlier, a 34-ball 52 not out from Yusuf Pathan propelled KKR to a challenging total. Then he played IPL final for Kolkata Knight Riders in the season of 2012 and 2014, Yusuf also helped the KKR side to clinch their maiden title in 2012 and in the 2014 season, KKR again won the IPL trophy. He was the ‘Player of the Series’ in 2008 because of his incredible all-round performances. Yusuf Pathan(2008) Yusuf Pathan was the star of 2008 Rajasthan vs Chennai final. The 2008 Indian Premier League season was the debut season of the Indian Premier League, established by the BCCI in 2007. (File Photo/PTI) Swashbuckling batsman Yusuf Pathan has made a name for himself with his all-round show in the shorter format of the game. Just like Yusuf Pathan, Shane Watson played his first final for the Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2008. LATEST NEWS. Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opt to bowl . Time. It took eight years for the Australian to play another final. The real gem of his talent got noticed in the inaugural season of Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2008 when the Baroda cricketer played for the … In the IPL however, it was a different story. Watson played a pivotal role in helping the Royals win their first championship. CSK vs RR, Final, Indian Premier League 2008 . If Rajasthan Royals won the 2008 final, then it was the all-round performance of Yusuf Pathan that helped them do that. Batting first, Chennai Super Kings set a target of 164 for Rajasthan. In 2010, he hit what was at that time the fastest IPL century. Rajasthan Royals’ Yusuf Pathan had scored 435 runs in the 2008 season and also picked 8 wickets. Date. IPL 2016: KKR vs SRH Photogallery. Yusuf Pathan. ... Yusuf Pathan, Shane Watson, Kamran Akmal (wk), Niraj Patel. Recalling that famous title win Pathan credited Warne for his pep Talks which inspired and ignited a fire in youngsters to perform and try and win the title. In the 2008 IPL, he slammed 435 runs for the Royals at a swashbuckling strike-rate of 179.01 and made it to India’s ODI side in June 2008. Toss. The season commenced on the 18 April 2008 with the final match held on 1 June 2008. The 2008 Indian Premier League Final was a day/night Twenty20 cricket match played between the Rajasthan Royals and the Chennai Super Kings on 1 June 2008 at the DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai to determine the winner of the 2008 Indian Premier League, a professional Twenty20 cricket league in India.It ended as the Royals defeated the Super Kings by three wickets. Bench. 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