Mumbai Indians (MI) beating Delhi Capitals (DC) by five wickets at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday got all the MI Paltans excited.
Mumbai Indians (MI) beating Delhi Capitals (DC) by five wickets at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday got all the MI Paltans excited. Not just Mumbaikars, but fans across the nation are celebrating the victory from their homes amid the COVID-19 scare.
From Trent Boult's magnificent opening spell, combined with Rohit Sharma's brilliant fifty in his 200th outing in the IPL, confirmed Mumbai Indians' status.
Joining the fans in celebrating MI's 5th IPL title was Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh. The actor took to Instagram and performed a rap from his film 'Gully Boy' to wish Mumbai Indians on their historic win.
The actor will be next seen in Kabir Khan's 83 - a movie about India's underdog victory at the 1983 cricket World Cup. Ranveer Singh will be seen as captain Kapil Dev.
As for the clash, MI chased down the 156 runs target in 18.4 overs. They won the title back to back. The Mumbai franchise are the only side to win consecutive IPL trophies since CSK in 2010 and 2011.
The BCCI and the IPL Governing Council deserves a big round of appreciation for conducting the tournament amidst the coronavirus pandemic and the bio-bubble. With BCCI president saying the 2021 edition will be held in India, one hopes that it could return to normalcy and the cash-rich tournament can be played in front of packed stadiums.