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IPL 2019 Final: Mumbai Beat Chennai By 1 Run, Win The Fourth Title

Lasith Malinga redeemed himself as he dismissed Shardul Thakur on the last ball of the match and with that Mumbai beat Chennai by 1 run to claim

Mumbai Indians defeated their rival Chennai Super Kings by 1 run in the IPL final in 2019 and won the title for the fourth time. In the match played at Hyderabad-based Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first.

But the Chennai Super Kings bowler proved Rohit’s decision wrong, while Chennai Super Kings prevented Mumbai Indians for 149 for 8 wickets in 20 overs. For the last over for Chennai, all was going well but Shane Watson (80) was run out. Chennai needed 2 runs to win the final ball. Lasith Malinga poked Shardul Thakur on the same over and put the fourth IPL title in the Mumbai account. Chennai could score 148 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs.

Run Out Of Shane Watson Proved To Be Turning Point

Shane Watson hit eight fours and four sixes in 59 balls. Watson also got three lives in this match, but he still could not win the match against Chennai. With this, Mumbai once again prevented Chennai from winning the finals. It was the fourth time that Chennai and Mumbai were playing final, out of which three have won Mumbai.

Chasing a target of 150 runs, Chennai started a brisk start, but Mumbai was quick to make a comeback and upset him.

Du Plessis (26), who constantly shot big shot, was pumped by Kunal Pandya to Quinton de Coke. He was dismissed for a total score of 33. Watson and Suresh Raina (8) brought the team’s score to 70.

Watson retained one end. They kept Chennai in the match, raising 20-20 runs in Malinga’s 16th and Krunal 18th over. Dwayne Bravo (15) was supported by Watson in the 19th over. Chennai needed 9 runs in the last over.

Watson’s hopes of winning Chennai’s win were intact. But Watson was run out for two runs in the fourth ball. Four runs were needed on the next two balls. Thakur scored 2 runs on the fifth ball, but the last ball was bowled out. Jaspreet Bumrah, ‘Match of the Match’ was selected.

Kieron Pollard Brought Mumbai To A Respectable Score

Earlier, on getting the bat feasts, the first innings was not enough to score a big score. In the last five overs, with Kieron Pollard, Mumbai could only manage 47 runs and during this time they lost three wickets.

Pollard hit two fours in the last two balls of the last over but before this Dwayne Bravo kept him back in the prior over. Pollard played an unbeaten 41 off 25 balls, including three fours and three sixes. Deepak Chahar took 3 wickets for Chennai. Shardul Thakur and Imran Tahir got 2-2 wickets.

IPL 2019; 2nd QLFR: Chennai Break Delhi’s Dream, Reached In Final

IPL 2019; 2nd QLFR: Chennai Break Delhi’s Dream, Reached In Final

The second qualifier match of IPL 2019 was played between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals at Visakhapatnam’s YS Rajasekhara Reddy Cricket Stadium. In this match, Chennai defeated Delhi by six wickets to enter the finals of the 12th edition of the IPL. In the final, Chennai will compete with Mumbai on May 12 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.

Batting first, losing the toss in the match, Delhi Capitals scored 147 for 9 in 20 overs. Rishabh Pant top scored with 38 runs for Delhi. For Chennai, Bhajji, Chahar, Jadeja, and Bravo took 2-2 wickets. Imran Tahir’s took 1 wicket.

Delhi Did Not Recover From Bad Start

Delhi Capitals started poorly in the match but that they could not recover till the end. Delhi had lost 5 wickets for just 80 runs in 12.5 overs at a time. Rishabh Pant held one end and led Delhi to a respectable score by taking small partnerships with lower-order batsmen.

Ishant Sharma and Amit Mishra got the boundary in the last two overs, brought Delhi’s score to 147, otherwise, it was difficult to score a score of 130. Prithvi Shaw 5 and Shikhar Dhawan scored 18 runs. Colin Munro scored 27 runs. In response to this, Chennai’s start is a great one.

Du Plessis And Watson Hit 50

Openers Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis of Chennai struggled to make runs for the first four overs. But the good thing was that the wicket did not fall. After this du Plessis changed his gear and convincingly with Watson, the score of Chennai reached 81 in 10.1 overs without any loss.

Du Plessis was dismissed in 39 balls with 7 fours and 1 sixes. Shane Watson also scored 50 runs in 32 balls with 3 fours and 4 sixes. Suresh Raina scored 11 and MS Dhoni scored 9 runs. Ambati Rayudu remained unbeaten on 20 runs. Dwayne Bravo also returned unbeaten without opening the account. For Delhi, Bolt, Ishant, Akshar, and Amit Mishra took 1-1 wicket.