IPL 2020 Final | As it happened: Mumbai Indians (MI) beat Delhi Capitals (DC) to win 5th IPL trophy
MI extended their run as the winning-est team in the history of the Indian Premier League, beating first-time finalists DC to secure another championship.
November 10, 2020 / 11:20 PM IST
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The Mumbai Indians extended their dominance in the Indian Premier League (IPL), as they took home the 2020 season trophy with a comprehensive win against the Delhi Capitals (DC). The chasing MI team beat DC by five wickets, their fourth victory over the same opponent in this edition.
With the win, MI secured their fifth championship, two clear of Chennai Super Kings (CSK), and converted their record in IPL Finals to five in seven. They are the most successful team in the history of the competition.
After winning the toss and deciding to bat, DC got off to a rough start after losing danger man Shikhar Dhawan cheaply. Shreyas Iyer (65*) played a captain's knock along with Rishabh Pant (56 off 38 balls) to reach a respectable total of 156, although Trent Boult (3/30) made their lives very difficult.
Rohit Sharma (68), coming off injury and out of form, came alive in the Final to respond to Iyer's knock. With a short yet effective innings from Quinton de Kock, the DC bowlers just bled too many runs in the early part of the game. Finally, youngster Ishan Kishan (33*), the find of the season for MI, took them home to secure their fifth IPL trophy.
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