Dubai: Mumbai Indians, the most successful team in the Indian Premier League, has defeated Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets in the final of IPL 2020. With this victory, the Mumbai team has named the IPL title for the fifth time.
Chasing the target of 157 runs from Delhi, Mumbai Indians made history by achieving the target in 18.4 overs with the help of skipper Rohit Sharma 68 and Ishan Kishan unbeaten 33 runs. Let us know that after Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai has become the second team to defend the IPL title.
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Trent Bolt broke the waist of Delhi Capitals
In the title match of IPL 13, the Delhi Capitals team won the toss and decided to bat first. This decision of the Delhi team, proving wrong by Mumbai Indians fast bowler Trent Boult, has given a big blow to man-in-form batsman Marcus Stoinis by getting out the first ball of the match.
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After this, Delhi lost 3 wickets for 22 runs as Shikhar Dhawan 15 and Ajinkya Rahane 2. After that Delhi skipper Shreyas Iyer scored an unbeaten 65 and Rishabh Pant 56 took the team score to 156-7 runs in 20 overs. Iyer and Pant handled the innings and played a valuable partnership of 96 runs for the 5th wicket. On the other hand for Mumbai, Pacer Bolt took 3 wickets for 30 runs in 4 overs.
Rohit Sharma made Mumbai champion in the final
Chasing the target of 157 runs from Delhi, Mumbai Indians opener Quinton Deak 20 and Rohit Sharma added a brisk 45 for the first wicket. After the dismissal of De Kock, MI captain Rohit Sharma took the front and laid the foundation for Mumbai’s victory by playing a brilliant innings of 68 runs in 51 balls with the help of 5 fours and 4 sixes.
In the end, left-handed southpaw Ishaan Kishan, who scored the highest 516 runs for Mumbai Indians this season, made his team the IPL champions for the fifth time by playing an unbeaten 33 off 19 balls.