IPL 2017, Last: MI Manage Unbelievable One-Run Win Over RPS To Emerge Champions

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Updated: 22 May 2017 00:38 IST

Mumbai Indians gamers commemorate after winning the IPL title.
Mumbai Indians gamers commemorate after winning the IPL title.


  • Mumbai Indians won the title for the 3rd time
  • They beat Rising Pune Supergiant by 1 run
  • The last was played in Hyderabad

Mumbai Indians resisted with an unbelievable one-run win to stop Rising Pune Supergiant and win IPL 10.

Mumbai Indians (MI) managed an amazing fightback to sign up a mind-blowing win and raise the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 crown with a definitely amazing one-run win over Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on Sunday. When they lost skipper Steve Smith and Manoj Tiwary in the last over by Mitchell Johnson as they completed at 128/6, rps were frantically unfortunate.

MI had Krunal Pandya to thank for even remaining in the battle as he scored 47 valuable runs in a bad batting screen. Afterwards, the MI quick bowlers Johnson, Jasprit Bumrah and Lasith Malinga revealed unbelievable control to wrest an unlikely win to provide MI their very first win over RPS in IPL 10 and their 3rd IPL title in general.
Smith ended up with 51 and Ajinkya Rahane got 44. The remainder of the batting could not surpass Johnson (3/26), Bumrah (2/25) and Malinga.

Leg-spinner Karn Sharma ended with a great spell of 4 overs for simply 18 runs.
When RPS chose to send out Mahendra Singh Dhoni ahead of the in-form Tiwary, the slide started. Dhoni hasn’t remained in the very best type of his life and while he aimed to keep the run-rate going, he wasn’t quick enough.

When Dhoni edged the outstanding Bumrah to Parthiv Patel, Smith was left to speed up the run-rate and attempt and things didn’t get any much better.

Previously, the Mumbai innings left to the worst possible start, with Jaydev Unadkat getting rid of both Parthiv Patel and Lendl Simmons in double-quick time.

MI simply might not get off the ground afterwards with Smith running Ambati Rayudu out while none of the batsmen might truly get after Washington Sundar of Shardul Thakur.
It wasn’t till Krunal Pandya embraced long-handle strategies that MI got anything to bowl at, given that none of the other batsmen truly had a response to the RPS strategies.

His 47 was simply the important things that MI required, though the amount overall was still way less than exactly what MI and Rohit Sharma would have expected.