MI vs DC, IPL 2020 Final Highlights: Rohit Sharma, Trent Boult Star As Mumbai Indians Beat Delhi Capitals For 5th Crown
IPL 2020 Final Highlights, MI vs DC: Rohit Sharma's 68 and Trent Boult's 3/30 helped Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals to win their fifth IPL title.
Rohit Sharma's 68 and Trent Boult's 3/30 - including two wickets in his first two overs - helped Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals by five wickets in the final of Indian Premier League 2020. With this win, Mumbai added a fifth IPL title to their kitty, more than any other team in the 13-year history of the league. Chasing 157 to win, Mumbai got 33 off the first three overs as Quinton de Kock tore into the Delhi bowlers. He was dismissed by Marcus Stoinis but Rohit carried on to hit a match-defining fifty and stitched crucial partnerships with de Kock (20), Suryakumar Yadav (19) and Ishan Kishan (33 not out) to keep Mumbai in control. Earlier, Shreyas Iyer (65 not out) and Rishabh Pant (56) helped Delhi score 156 for 7 after they were 22 for 3 at one stage. Boult got three while Nathan Coulter-Nile got two wickets for Mumbai. (SCORECARD)
IPL 2020 Final Highlights Between MI vs DC, Straight From Dubai
- 22:40 (IST)WICKET! Rohit c (sub) Lalit Yadav b Nortje 68 (51)Has it happened? Is this the opening DC need?A slower short ball, an off cutter by Nortje that got big on Rohit. He goes through with the pull anyway but only gets a top edge.Substitute fielder Lalit Yadav comes running in from deep mid-wicket and takes an excellent catch, grabbing the ball only a few inches off the ground.MI 137/2, need 20 off 23 balls.
- 22:14 (IST)WICKET! Suryakumar run out (Praveen) 19 (21)That's a sacrifice by Suryakumar. Rohit hit this ball straight to Praveen at mid-off and sprinted off for a run even as Surya yelled "no, no" at the other end.Surya took off only after both batsmen were at the non-striker's end and the throw had been collected at the striker's end. He crossed Rohit before Pant whipped off the bails.A timely wicket for DC.After 11 overs, MI are 91 for 2.
- 21:55 (IST)End of Powerplay: MI 61/1 after 6 oversJust the kind of Powerplay that Mumbai were after.This has made things easier for the middle and lower middle order should the chase get tight in the end and the pressure of the final makes things tough even for the experienced hands of Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard.