Mumbai Indians bagged their fifth Indian Premier League (IPL) title and second in as many seasons after beating Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets in the final at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, skipper Rohit Sharma achieved another milestone as he completed 4,000 runs for his franchise with a match-winning knock of 68 from 51 balls. He also became the second player to make 200 appearances in the cash-rich league.
In his IPL journey so far, Rohit has played for two franchises — Deccan Chargers and Mumbai Indians — having made his debut in 2008. He has registered 38 half-centuries and one hundred, so far in his IPL career.
Rohit, recently, played his 150th game for MI during the side’s game against Delhi Capitals at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on October 11. This was his 155th appearance for the record champions.
Talking about the match, Delhi chose to bat first after winning the toss. However, Trent Boult came back to haunt his former team as he galloped through their top-order reducing Delhi to 22/3 after four overs.
Though skipper Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant scored gutsy half-centuries to take DC to a respectable total of 156/7 in their 20 overs, Rohit Sharma’s match-winning knock took the game out of their sights.
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— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) November 10, 2020