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IPL 2019 Final: Former cricketers react to Mumbai Indians’ thrilling win over Chennai Super Kings

Mumbai Indians defeated Chennai Super Kings by one run in the IPL final on Sunday to win the title for the fourth time.

cricket Updated: May 13, 2019 18:47 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Mumbai Indians players celebrate their victory after the IPL final match against Chennai Super Kings.
Mumbai Indians players celebrate their victory after the IPL final match against Chennai Super Kings.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

The IPL never ever fails to deliver drama, gushed former England skipper Michael Vaughan while for Virender Sehwag it was a cracker of a game in which Mumbai Indians prevailed in a heart-stoping finish.


The cricketing fraternity took to Twitter to react to the roller coaster finale following an eventful IPL season which produced some unprecedented moments on the field.

Here is what former and current cricketers said on the micro-blogging site.

Sachin Tendulkar: What a fabulous fabulous way to finish one of the most exciting seasons! Incredible individual performances did not outshine the teamwork that this team has shown right through. @mipaltan IPL2019


Sourav Ganguly: What a cricket match..and u realise it was human beings playing ... unbelievable skills on display under pressure @bcci


Virender Sehwag: What a Cracking final, great tournament. Tough luck Chennai. Congratulations Mumbai AB de Villiers: Wow! Speechless. IPL, what a spectacle @IPL well done @ImRo45 and @mipaltan team.


Ravichandran Ashwin: Ohhhhh great game of cricket. Well done to @mipaltan and @ImRo45. Bad luck to @ChennaiIPL and @msdhoni Michael Vaughan: The IPL never ever fails to deliver drama ... the last few overs had everything ... Drop catches,Fumbles in the field,Incredible stroke play, Run out & outstanding bowling !!!!


Jonty Rhodes: Woohooo; Mali; u beauty!!!! @mipaltan - now I need a beer to settle my nerves! Nails are chewed!!! Been jumping around. My hotel room for past 10 minutes; what a game: got to love the IPL.


VVS Laxman: Many congratulations @mipaltan for holding on to your nerves and winning a record 4th IPL. Was a fantastic game of cricket, fitting of a finale.


Kevin Pietersen: HUGE @mipaltan! Yet another OUTSTANDING tournament. The BEST cricket academy for learning our great game, in the world!


Graeme Smith: Insane IPL2k19 privilege to be part of the biggest league in the world! Congrats @mipaltan


First Published: May 13, 2019 18:45 IST

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