Mumbai Indians defeated Delhi Capitals by five wickets in the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday. With the win, Mumbai clinched their fifth IPL title.
Former India and Mumbai Indians batsman Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to congratulate the team for their achievement and labeled their performance as 'complete domination'.
"What a victory by the boys! Complete domination by @mipaltan! Well done to the players and the support staff who have continued from where they left off last year," Tendulkar tweeted.
What a victory by the boys! Complete domination by @mipaltan!
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) November 10, 2020
In the final, Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer won the toss and chose to bat first. However, pacer Trent Boult gave Mumbai a dream start as he galloped though DC's top order. He dismissed Marcus Stoinis on the first ball of the game, before scalping Ajinkya Rahane in the next over.
Jayant Yadav got the big wicket of an in-form Shikhar Dhawan to left Delhi niggling at 22/3. Skipper Iyer and Rishabh Pant then steadied the ship with a 96-run stand for the fourth wicket. The pair scored a fifty each to take Delhi to a respectable total of 156/7.
Chasing 157, Quinton de Kock gave MI a flying start while Rohit Sharma showed class in his approach and scored a fluent half-century. Ishan Kishan played a small cameo at the end as Mumbai clinched their record-extending fifth IPL title.