The all round performance of the defending champions Mumbai Indians helped the team to became the kings of IPL 2020. Mumbai Indians had control in the match from the very first ball of the final match of IPL 2020 and the team dominated in both the bowling as well as battling department to retain the trophy in their shelf. The defending Champions beat Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets in the final match of the biggest cricketing tournament of the country and clinched their fifth IPL title. So without making any further delay let’s dive into the article to check out the complete details of the match between Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals in the final match of the IPL 2020 tournament.
Shreyas Iyer who led to Delhi Capitals for the first time in the final match of IPL tournament won the toss and elected to bat first in the stadium of Dubai with minimal audience. The team management of Delhi once again sent out Marcus Stoinis, as the opening batsman but the team got a terrible start.
As the sensational fast bowler Trent Boult removed Marcus Stoinis in the very first delivery of the match and that provided a great control in the match for the Mumbai Indians. The bowling department of the defending champions tightened the game and removed the wickets in regular intervals.
But the Skipper Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant played brilliant innings and both the players scored half centuries and it is worth to mention that Rishabh Pant scored his first half century of the season in the final match of the tournament. The innings of both the players helped Delhi Capitals to reach 157 runs on the board after 20 overs.
Then Mumbai Indians paded for their last outing of this year and targeting their fifth IPL title. The opening pair of the Mumbai Indians – de Kock and the captain Rohit Sharma provided a good start, both the players attacked the bowling department of Delhi from the early stage. de Kock dismissed for 20 runs and Suryakumar Yadav went back to the pavilion very cheaply.
However, the captain of the team showcased the real class and led the team from the front, as he smashed 68 runs and made the chase comfortable for the team. The hard hitter Ishan Kishan also played amazing shots across the ground and the same helped the team to register five wickets victory over Delhi and clinched the fifth IPL title.
Having said that, Trent Boult was awarded ‘Man of the Match’ for his amazing bowling performance as he took three important wickets of the opposition.