Captain Rohit Sharma pushed the Mumbai Indians to their fifth IPL title, extending the record with a comfortable 5 wicket victory over the Delhi Capitals in the final on Tuesday. Rohit hit 68 assists on 50 balls in the summit fight, in which their roles were intertwined with 5 and 4 sixes. MI became the first team to win the IPL Cup five times, continuing their lead over the Chennai Super Kings, who had won it three times.
Rohit, who had been on a streak of losing streak with the bats, returned to his level just in time to make things easier for Mumbai in the face of the summit. He participated in critical 45-career partnerships with Quinton de Kock and Suryakumar Yadav. He then teamed up with Ishan Kishan to get MI in a comfortable position with the center 47 times. He didn't let go of the left hand in 33 rounds of 19 balls and led MI to the finish line along with Krunal Pandya, who scored the win.
For Delhi, Enrich Norte picked two locations, while Kagiso Rabada and Marcus Stoinis shared scalp in the final. Rabada also received a purple hat for the 2020 season with 30 wickets, three times more than Mumbai's pacemaker Jasprit Bumrah.
Previously, after selecting the first hit, Delhi Capital was tied to 156/7 on the scoreboard after 20 spurs despite fifty Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant.
Nothing has gone right for Delhi since the start of the match as Trent Bolt eliminated the right Marcus Stoinis on the first ball of the match, and he also made Ajinkya Rahane short in the middle to eliminate him by just 2. The opening spell in Powerplay, that was not an indication of his existence. Thigh strain he suffered during Qualifying 1. The Kiwi pacemaker returned to attack on the 18th and chose another important window from Shimron Hetmyer in his quest to weaken DC's great hope.
Iyer remained undefeated at 65 to 50 balls, as his roles tangled with 6- and sixty-four. The wicket hitter returned to the squad in time and scored 56 assists from 38 balls. Pant was the first result of over fifty in the current season, reaching four and sixty-four.
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