FINAL: Mumbai Indians VS Delhi Capitals – MATCH REPORT, DREAM11 IPL 2020

FINAL: Mumbai Indians VS Delhi Capitals – Match Reports, Dream 11 IPL 2020

Mumbai Indians 157/5 (Rohit Sharma 68, Ishan Kishan 33 *; Anrich Nortje 2/25) beat Delhi Capitals 156/7 (Shreyas Iyer 65 *, Rishabh Pant 56; Trent Boult 3/30) by five wickets)

FINAL: Mumbai Indians VS Delhi Capitals – MATCH REPORT, DREAM11 IPL 2020

FINAL: Mumbai Indians VS Delhi Capitals (Photo source - BCCI/IPL)

Mumbai Indians VS Delhi Capitals Final Match Report

Rohit Sharma took the lead and Trent Boult played the ball as the Mumbai Indians (MI) beat Delhi Capitals (DC) by five wickets in the Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 final in Dubai on Tuesday and won their fifth IPL title.

Needing 157 runs to win the final, MI got off to a fast start as Rohit, who finished 4000 ML IPL runs, with Quinton de Kock attacking from the word go, took MI to 45/0 after four overs.

However their relationship deteriorated after de Kock's dismissal by Marcus Stoinis.

Suryakumar Yadav replaced de Kock in the middle and announced his arrival in style, knocking out 4 and 6 in the first two balls he faced before MI went 61/1 after the end of Powerplay.

While DC pulled off two solid overs, Rohit followed Pravin Dubey with a ninth over, hitting a leg spinner on two sixes. The MI captain then completed 3000 IPL runs as captain as MI approached 90 in the middle of the chase. Surviving or missing Surya on the 11th following a meeting between Rohit.

Rohit then hit his third half-century and took the MI passing run-run in the 12th over.

Ishan, who joined Rohit midfield after Surya's fall, has continued to run well in form as he is close with 26 balls off 15 balls at the end of the 16th over.

While Anrich Nortje and Kagiso Rabada picked up three wickets, including those in Rohit, Ishan Kishan took the team home with eight wickets.

Earlier, MI made one change in their XI game as Jayant Yadav replaced Rahul Chahar. Meanwhile, DDC has retained the team that took over the field in Qualifier 2.

MI got off to a good start when Trent Boult hit the first ball, knocking out Marcus Stoinis, who sharpened one of the wicket-keepers. The left-handed batsman took his second wicket in his next over as Ajinkya Rahane was strangled down the side of his leg.

MI introduced the attack in the fourth over and the move came as quickly as Jayant Yadav fired Shikhar Dhawan after the left-hander missed his sweep.

DC needed Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant to do the reconstruction work and the two brought in when their team needed it in the most important finals.

While Iyer gained life in the sixth over after Ishan Kishan, despite having good efforts in the field, unable to end a tough catch, he and Pant took DC over 40. The duo added 18 runs in the next three overs before the Pant bowed out two of the six from Krunal Pandya as the two finished 50 runs, taking DC closer to 80 after the end of the standings. -over 10.

DC boosted their 100th with a 14th over before Pant ended a 50-yard touchdown run in the next over. However, the DC wicketkeeper came out with the same over after being knocked out of the good leg by Nathan Coulter-Nile's over.

After two overs, Iyer hit two fours to complete his third 50th game of the season before Boult, throwing his last match of the night, took his third wicket of the match, knocking out Shimron Hetmyer. While Iyer did not leave out the 65, DC finally sent 156/7 to the board.

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