Mumbai Indians defeated Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets in the final of IPL 2020 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai and clinched their fifth IPL title.
Earlier Delhi Capitals won the toss and opted to bat first. They had a very poor start as inform Marcus Stoinis got out for the first ball duck off Boult bowling. Rahane also perished for 2 runs and Dhawan got out for 15 runs and at 22/3 Delhi was in deep trouble. Captain Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant rebuilt the innings and kept scoring runs here and there and their 96 runs partnership brought their team back into the match.
Rishabh Pant scored his first fifty of the season but he couldn't convert it into a big one and got out for 56 runs. Iyer also brought up his fifty but in the death overs, Delhi Capitals couldn't score quick runs and finished on 156/7 in 20 overs. Boult took 3 wickets for Mumbai.
In reply, Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock gave a flying start and added 45 runs in the first 4 overs. Stoinis broke this stand by removing de Kock for 20 runs but Mumbai Indians kept scoring quick runs and made the chase easy. Rohit Sharma completed his 50. He played 68 runs knock and set the match for his team. In the end, Mumbai Indians lost a few wickets but in the 19th over Ishan Kishan and Krunal Pandya took their team home.
All the major stats and facts from the final between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals in Dubai:
2 - Mumbai Indians became the second team after Chennai Super Kings to win two consecutive IPL titles.
Teams to win two consecutive IPL titles -
Chennai Super Kings - 2010 & 2011
Mumbai Indians - 2019 & 2020
4 - Mumbai Indians played 4 matches against Delhi Capitals in this IPL season and won all 4 matches.
MI v DC in IPL 2020 -
Match 1 (League stage) - MI won by 5 wickets at Abu Dhabi
Match 2 (League stage) - MI won by 9 wickets at Dubai
Match 3 (Qualifier 1) - MI won by 57 runs at Dubai
Match 4 (Final) - MI won by 5 wickets at Dubai
5 - This was Mumbai Indians' 5th ever IPL title - the most by any team.
Most IPL titles for a team -
5 - Mumbai Indians (2013 / 2015 / 2017 / 2019 / 2020)
3 - Chennai Super Kings (2010 / 2011 / 2018)
2 - Kolkata Knight Riders (2012 / 2014)
1 - Sunrisers Hyderabad (2016)
1 - Deccan Chargers (2009)
1 - Rajasthan Royals (2008)
30 - Kagiso Rabada took 30 wickets in this IPL season - only the second bowler after Dwayne Bravo to take 30 or more wickets in an IPL season.
Most wickets in an IPL season -
32 - Dwayne Bravo, 2013
30 - Kagiso Rabada, 2020
28 - Lasith Malinga, 2011
28 - James Faulkner, 2013
27 - Jasprit Bumrah, 2020
50 - It was the second IPL final where both the captains scored 50 plus runs. For Delhi Capitals Shreyas Iyer scored a fifty while for Mumbai Indians Rohit Sharma scored.
Both captains scoring 50+ in IPL final -
David Warner (69) & Virat Kohli (54) in 2016 (SRH vs RCB)
Shreyas Iyer (65*) & Rohit Sharma (68) in 2020 (MI vs DC)
516 - Ishan Kishan scored 516 runs in this IPL season - the third uncapped batsman to score 500 or more runs in an IPL season.
500 or more runs in an IPL season by uncapped batsmen -
616 - Shaun Marsh, 2008
516 - Ishan Kishan, 2020
512 - Suryakumar Yadav, 2018
4000 - Rohit Sharma when on 8, completed 4000 runs for Mumbai Indians in IPL - the first batsman to achieve this feat for Mumbai Indians.
Most runs for MI in IPL -
4060 - Rohit Sharma
3023 - Kieron Pollard
2416 - Ambati Rayudu
2334 - Sachin Tendulkar
1416 - Suryakumar Yadav