"Wonderful talent on display and the younger generation growing on IPL, it's contagious", said Tendulkar, who played six seasons of IPL till 2013. "Good to see we qualified in the top two", said Sharma.
Mumbai Indians (MI) claimed undisputed supremacy in the Indian Premier League (IPL) by securing their fourth title with a narrow one-run win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in a thrilling final at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Sunday. The match will begin at 7:30 PM.
Thakur collected two off the fifth ball but Malinga then trapped him lbw with the final delivery of the match to seal Mumbai's fourth IPL title and trigger wild celebrations in their camp.
Whatever the outcome may be, the final in Hyderabad will add another memorable chapter to their longtime rivalry.
CSK, have now lost to Mumbai for the third time in four finals. The veteran Australian almost stayed until the end of the innings, with a sensational 80 runs off 59 deliveries.
"But at the same time, how much more do you need?"
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He logged 50 minutes during a Game 3 overtime loss to Houston , the most minutes he had played in a playoff game since 2014. But got it done today. "Not just a game is a game", Sherman said. "That was an unbelievable victory tonight".
Deepak Chahar took three wickets while fellow quick Shardul Thakur took two.
"We always believed in our team, we stayed close as a unit, and it is a great feeling", Bumrah said.
West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard smashed an unbeaten 41 off 25 balls to set up the Mumbai total after they elected to bat first.
Mumbai Indians has one of the finest IPL final winning percentage of 75. While all these got Mumbai Indians a one-run win, a moment that struck a chord with everyone was that of Jasprit Bhumrah comforting Quinton de Kock. Enjoying a charmed life, Watson seemed to have put CSK on course, but his run out in the final over, turned the game on its head, and MI cashed in.
The MS Dhoni run-out was the first major talking point of the game, as the mid wicket angle provided no conclusive evidence and the front on angle showed that Dhoni was short of his crease.
It was a brilliant a comeback from Chahar after being hit for 20 in his previous over and credit to Dhoni for bringing him back into the attack and keeping the faith in the team's most successful pacer this season. Dhoni made just two.