Highlights - IPL 2017 final, Rising Pune Supergiant vs Mumbai Indians: MI clinch record third IPL title
Mitchell Johnson took 3/26 to guide Mumbai Indians to the IPL 2017 title - their third in Indian Premier League history. The Aussie fast bowler produced a brilliant performance in the final over as MI completed a narrow victory over Rising Pune Supergiant. Steve Smith’s 50-ball-51 went in vain as they lost wickets in a heap towards the end. Earlier, Jaydev Unadkat and Dan Christian bowled brilliantly to restrict Mumbai Indians to 129/8 against Rising Pune Supergiant. Krunal Pandya was the top-scorer for MI with a 38-ball-47. Follow highlights from Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Supergiant, IPL 2017 final here. (Scorecard | Live streaming info)
00:57 hrs IST:
00:40 hrs IST: A look at the awards -
Ben Stokes gets the Most Valuable Player of the season award.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar gets the Purple Cap - for topping the bowling charts with 26 wickets.
David Warner gets the Orange Cap for scoring 641 runs - the most in the season.
Glenn Maxwell wins the award for hitting the most number of sixes in the season.
Basil Thampi wins the emerging player of the season award.
Sunil Narine wins the award for the fastest fifty of the season - 15 balls against RCB at the Chinnaswamy.
Gujarat Lions win the fairplay award.
00:33 hrs IST: David Warner wins the Orange Cap as the highest run-getter this season with 641 runs.
00:25 hrs IST: “It is a dream come true [to be Man of the Match in the final]” - Krunal Pandya.
00:23 hrs IST: Krunal Pandya is the man of the match!
00:17 hrs IST: Rohit Sharma was overjoyed after the encounter. The Mumbai Indians skipper said - “It was a great game of cricket. I’m sure the spectators enjoyed it.”
00:04 hrs IST: Kieron Pollard’s views after the victory - “The team has come together many times and that’s what happened tonight. Big up to this man here, Krunal, he batted nicely and kept us in the game.”
23:58 hrs IST: After the match, Ambati Rayudu said: “I couldn’t contribute with the bat, but that catch will remain with me. It was surpising to see this sort of a pitch in Hyderabad.”
23:55 hrs IST:
23:52 hrs IST: Mitchell Johnson (3/26) was the pick of the Mumbai Indians bowlers!
23:47 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians have won the IPL 2017 title! They beat Rising Pune Supergiant by 1 run!
23:44 hrs IST: 2 runs off the penultimate ball! RPS need 4 off the last ball!
23:40 hrs IST: OUT! Steve Smith goes for the big one, but is caught in the deep! RPS need 7 off 3 balls!
23:37 hrs IST: OUT! Manoj Tiwary departs! RPS need 7 off 4 balls
23:36 hrs IST: Manoj Tiwary gets a four on the first ball. RPS need 7 off 5
23:35 hrs IST: Mitchell Johnson to bowl the final over!
23:33 hrs IST: RPS need 11 runs to win from the last over!
23:33 hrs IST: SIX! Is this the shot that clinches the match for RPS? Steve Smith gets a maximum! RPS 119/3
23:30 hrs IST: A lofted shot by Steve Smith, but it’s safe. RPS need 21 runs off 10 balls.
23:27 hrs IST: Two overs left. Rising Pune Supergiant need 23 runs off 12 balls.
23:26 hrs IST: FOUR! Steve Smith gets the much-needed boundary! RPS need 24 off 14 balls
23:23 hrs IST: Really tight bowling by Mumbai Indians. RPS need 28 off 15
23:19 hrs IST: Two dot balls from Bumrah and the game is truly tight! RPS need 30 to win from 18 balls!
23:17 hrs IST: OUT! Is this a twist in the tale? MS Dhoni edges it and is caught behind for 10. RPS 98/3
23:14 hrs IST: Jasprit Bumrah to bowl the 17th over. RPS 97/2
23:13 hrs IST: Steve Smith joins the party as he switch hits Krunal Pandya for a huge six! RPS 96/2
23:11 hrs IST: Dhoni to the rescue! He cuts it fine for a boundary! RPS 89/2
23:09 hrs IST: The Rahane wicket hindered RPS’ run rate and that is why, we are looking at a very close finish. RPS 85/2
23:04 hrs IST: 30 balls left. Rising Pune Supergiant need 48 rruns to win!
23:00 hrs IST: It was been a slow start for MS Dhoni. Will he finish the game for Rising Pune Supergiant? RPS 79/2
22:58 hrs IST: RPS need 53 runs to win from 36 balls! Game on!
22:54 hrs IST: Rising Pune Supergiant need 57 runs to win from 42 balls! RPS 73/2
22:51 hrs IST: 12 overs gone. Rising Pune Supergiant are 71/2
22:48 hrs IST: OUT! Rising Pune Supergiant lose their second wicket as Ajinkya Rahane is caught in the deep for 44. MI 71/2
22:46 hrs IST: FOUR! Steve Smith slashes the ball and it goes for another boundary! RPS 70/1
22:44 hrs IST: Both batsmen are looking quite comfortable and it looks like RPS will just stroll to victory. RPS 64/1
22:41 hrs IST: 10 overs gone. Rising Pune Supergiant need 72 runs more to win. RPS 58/1
22:40 hrs IST: Short and wide from Johnson and it was punished by Ajinkya Rahane! RPS 57/1
22:38 hrs IST: Rahane (32*) and Steve Smith (12*) have played brilliantly till now. RPS 53/1
22:34 hrs IST: 50 comes up for Rising Pune Supergiant in 8.3 overs. RPS 50/1
22:30 hrs IST: At this point, MI were 42-3. RPS may be at the same position run-wise, but they have 9 wickets left. RPS 46/1
22:26 hrs IST: 7 overs gone. RPS are looking quite comfortable as they reach 43/1.
22:22 hrs IST: 6 overs gone. RPS need 92 runs to win from 14 overs.
22:20 hrs IST: FOUR! A drive through extra cover and Rahane is on a roll! RPS 38/1
22:17 hrs IST: Short from Karn Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane gets another boundary. RPS 31/1
22:14 hrs IST: 4 overs gone. Rising Pune Supergiant are 23 for the loss of one wicket.
22:12 hrs IST: DROPPED! Krunal Pandya misses an easy opportunity as Ajinkya Rahane gets a life line! MI 23/1
22:11 hrs IST: Steve Smith is playing quite cautiously for RPS. RPS 23/1
22:09 hrs IST: 3 overs gone. Rising Pune Supergiant are 21/1
22:07 hrs IST: Steve Smith is the new batsman for Rising Pune Supergiant. RPS 18/1
22:06 hrs IST: OUT! Jasprit Bumrah strikes early for MI as he traps Rahul Tripathi LBW for 3. RPS 17/1
22:05 hrs IST: A good save by Kieron Pollard saves a certain boundary for MI. RPS 17/0
22:04 hrs IST: After 2 overs, RPS are 14/0.
22:02 hrs IST: The openers are playing quite cautiously. RPS 10/0
21:59 hrs IST: Rahul Tripathi cuts the ball to perfection to score the first boundary of his innings. RPS 6/0
21:57 hrs IST: Rahane opens his account with a quick single. RPS 1/0
21:55 hrs IST: Krunal Pandya to bowl the first over for Mumbai Indians! Bold move by Rohit Sharma.
21:53 hrs IST: Rahul Tripathi and Ajinkya Rahane are opening the batting for Rising Pune Supergiant!
21:44 hrs IST: Jaydev Unadkat was the best bowler for Rising Pune Supergiant as he took 2/19 in 4 overs.
21:41 hrs IST: OUT! Krunal Pandya departs for 47 as Mumbai Indians reach 129/8 in 20 overs.
21:38 hrs IST: SIX! The Krunal Pandya show continues as he hits the ball for a flat six! MI 127/7
21:37 hrs IST: FOUR! Another boundary for Krunal Pandya! MI 120/7
21:34 hrs IST: SIX! Krunal Pandya (35*) is playing a blinder at the end of the innings. MI 115/7
21:33 hrs IST: This partnership between Krunal Pandya and Mitchell Johnson can be crucial for MI! MI 108/7
21:30 hrs IST: Krunal Pandya finishes the 18th over with a boundary. MI 105/7
21:27 hrs IST: SIX! Mitchell Johnson goes the maximum and clears the boundary easily. MI 99/7
21:26 hrs IST: 17 overs down. Mumbai Indians are 92 for the loss of 7 wickets.
21:22 hrs IST: Jaydev Unadkat is reintroduced in the attack.MI 88/7
21:21 hrs IST: 16 overs gone. Mumbai Indians (MI) are 86/7.
21:19 hrs IST: Krunal Pandya is the last recognized batsman for Mumbai Indians and a lot will be depending on his innings, MI 85/7
21:15 hrs IST: 15 overs gone. Mumbai Indians are 81 for the loss of 7 wickets.
21:13 hrs IST: It has been an absolute horror show by Mumbai Indians. MI 81/7
21:09 hrs IST: OUT! Terrible mix-up between the batsmen and Karn Sharma is run out for 1. MI 79/7
21:07 hrs IST: A brilliant performance by Dan Christian in his first over. MI 79/6
21:05 hrs IST: OUT! Dan Christian strikes for RPS as Hardik Pandya is trapped LBW for 10. MI 76/6
21:03 hrs IST: 13 overs gone. Mumbai Indians are 76/5.
21:01 hrs IST: SIX! Hardik Pandya connects well and the ball flies over the extra cover boundary. MI 73/5
20:59 hrs IST: 12 overs gone. Mumbai Indians are 66 for the loss of 5 wickets.
20:56 hrs IST: OUT! Second wicket for Adam Zampa as Kieron Pollard goes for the big one, but is caught in the deep by Manoj Tiwary for 7. MI 65/5
20:53 hrs IST: SIX! The Kieron Pollard mayhem has started as he hits Adam Zampa for a maximum. MI 64/4
20:50 hrs IST: OUT! A good catch by Shardul Thakur in the deep to dismiss Rohit Sharma for 24. MI 56/4
20:49 hrs IST: Sensible batting by Rohit Sharma and Krunal Pandya as they are rotating the strike well. MI 52/3
20:47 hrs IST: Rohit Sharma and Ambati Rayudu top Mumbai Indians’ all-time list for run-out dismissals - Rohit has been run out six times, Rayudu five.
20:44 hrs IST: 50 comes up for Mumbai Indians at the end of the 9th over. MI 50/3
20:43 hrs IST:
20:41 hrs IST: It has been a horrible start for Mumbai Indians and a lot of hope will be pinned on their skipper Rohit Sharma! MI 46/3
20:38 hrs IST: Krunal Pandya is the new batsman for Mumbai Indians. MI 45/3
20:37 hrs IST: Rohit Sharma (22*) has looked quite comfortable today. MI 44/3
20:34 hrs IST: OUT! A direct hit from Steve Smith spells doom for Ambati Rayudu as he departs for 12. MI 41/3
20:30 hrs IST: Adam Zampa is introduced into the attack and Rayudu welcomes him with a four. MI 36/2
20:28 hrs IST: Four boundaries in the over for Rohit Sharma! MI 32/2 after 6 overs.
20:27 hrs IST: A flick of the wrist and that’s the second boundary for Rohit. MI 24/2
20:26 hrs IST: A full-ish ball from Ferguson and Rohit Sharma gets the first boundary of the match. MI 20/2
20:25 hrs IST: End of the 5th over. Mumbai Indians are 16 for the loss of 2 wickets.
20:24 hrs IST: Good placement by Rohit Sharma but still no boundary for Mumbai Indians. MI 16/2
20:21 hrs IST: Sachin Tendulkar showered high praise over Rishabh Pant before the start of this match.
20:20 hrs IST: That’s the end of the 4th over. Mumbai Indians are struggling on 11/2
20:18 hrs IST: A really close stumping call by MS Dhoni, but the decision goes in the batsman’s favour. MI 10/2
20:16 hrs IST: End of the third over. Mumbai Indians are 9/2
20:14 hrs IST: OUT! A brilliant caught and bowled by Jaydev Unadkat and that’s the end of Lendl Simmons. MI 8/2
20:12 hrs IST: Ambati Rayudu is the new batsman for Mumbai Indians. MI 7/1
20:11 hrs IST: Parthiv miscued the shot and it was an easy catch for Shardul Thakur at mid-on. MI 7/1
20:10 hrs IST: OUT! Jaydev Unadkat strikes early for RPS as Parthiv Patel is dismissed for 4. MI 7/1
20:09 hrs IST: After 2 overs, MI are 7 for no loss.
20:08 hrs IST: Parthiv Patel connects well, but a good fielding effort saves two runs for RPS. MI 6/0
20:06 hrs IST: Washington Sundar to bowl the second over for RPS. MI 3/0
20:05 hrs IST: End of the first over. Mumbai Indians are 3/0
20:03 hrs IST: First run of the day for Mumbai Indians as Simmons takes a single. MI 1/0
20:02 hrs IST: Good start by Unadkat as he is trying to make Simmons chase the ball outside his off stump. MI 0/0
20:00 hrs IST: Jaydev Unadkat, the most successful bowler for RPS, will start the proceedings for the Pune team.
19:59 hrs IST: Lendl Simmons and Parthiv Patel to open the batting for Mumbai Indians.
19:58 hrs IST: The umpires are out in the middle and we are moments away from the IPL final!
19:55 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians opener Lendl Simmons has three successive fifties in IPL play-off and knockout games before this year. All those fifties came when Mumbai batted first, unlike the two playoff games this season.
19:53 hrs IST: Stephen Fleming has been in six IPL finals as coach. Won two, lost four. Out of those losses, two came batting first and two bowling first.
19:49 hrs IST: Sachin Tendulkar says whenever he sees Rishabh Pant, he sees a mix of Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina. Big praise from the master blaster!
19:47 hrs IST: Here’s the starting XI for Mumbai Indians - Simmons,Parthiv(w), Rayudu,Rohit(c),Krunal,Pollard, Hardik,Karn,Johnson,Bumrah, Malinga.
19:41 hrs IST: A look at the Rising Pune Supergiant XI - Rahane, R Tripathi, Smith, Dhoni, Tiwary, Christian, Sundar, L Ferguson, Zampa, Thakur, Unadkat.
19:38 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians have also gone with an unchanged squad for this encounter.
19:37 hrs IST:
19:35 hrs IST: Rising Pune Supergiant have gone with an unchanged squad!
19:33 hrs IST: The team batting first has won six out of 10 IPL finals. And two of Mumbai’s three losses to Pune have come chasing a target.
19:30 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma has won the toss and they will be batting first against Rising Pune Supergiant.
19:25 hrs IST: Strong message from Manoj Tiwary ahead of the match: “We’d like to thank the fans for the love they’ve shown on social media and everywhere else. We want to win the trophy for you.”
19:22 hrs IST: Jasprit Bumrah is optimistic about Mumbai Indians’ chances against Rising Pune Supergiant. He said: “We’ve lost three times to Pune, but hopefully we’ll change it around.”
19:18 hrs IST:
19:15 hrs IST: Rising Pune Supergiant have won 10 out of their last 12 matches in IPL 2017.
19:10 hrs IST: Mitchell McClenaghan missed the Qualifier 2 match against Kolkata Knight Riders. Can the Kiwi pacer make a successful comeback today?
19:04 hrs IST: Rising Pune Supergiant will be missing the services of Ben Stokes who was one of the best performers for them this season. The England international scored 316 runs and took 12 wickets in 12 matches.
19:02 hrs IST: Parthiv Patel needs just nine runs to become the sixth batsman to score 400 runs in 10th edition of IPL. The right hand batsman from Ahmedabad,has scored 391 runs at an average of 26.06 with two fifties in 15 innings of as many matches in this edition so far.
18:58 hrs IST: An interesting stat - MI have reached the IPL final four times and on all those occasions, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was part of the opposing team.
18:52 hrs IST: The weather conditions are quite cloudy in Hyderabad and some experts have predicted rain in the later half of the day.
18:50 hrs IST:
18:47 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians have won the toss 10 times in this year’s tournament!
18:41 hrs IST: Mahendra Singh Dhoni will look to become the first player in history to make it to the Indian Premier League final for the seventh time.
18:35 hrs IST: Rising Pune Supergiant skipper Steve Smith took to Instagram to bid adieu to his friends and fans in India ahead of the IPL 2017 final.
18:29 hrs IST:
18:24 hrs IST: In the pre-match press conference, Rohit Sharma said: “We (Mumbai Indians) have not had great history against Pune. They have been playing some really good cricket throughout the tournament. It’s just that we were not good on those days. That’s probably the reasons we lost the game.”
18:20 hrs IST: No team has ever registered a 4-0 verdict in head-to-head clashes in a season. But, RPS can achieve this brilliant feat tonight.
18:15 hrs IST: Mumbai Indians enter the final for the fourth time. Only Chennai Super Kings have done so more often (six times).
18:10 hrs IST: This is the third time in IPL history that two teams will play each other four times in one edition. Coincidently, Mumbai Indians have featured in all three of them. Their first two were against Chennai Super Kings in 2013 and 2015.This time, they will meet Rising Pune Supergiant in the final in Hyderabad.
18:05 hrs IST: Rising Pune Supergiant have won all three matches against Mumbai Indians this season.
18:03 hrs IST: This will be the first time that Rising Pune Supergiant will be competing in an IPL final while Mumbai Indians will be playing their fourth.
18:01 hrs IST: Welcome the IPL 2017 final between Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiant!
However, Mumbai Indians will be looking to turn the tables to become the first team to clinch a third IPL title, having previously won in 2013 and 2015.
Rising Pune Supergiant, on the other hand, debuted last year but had a disappointing 2016 after finishing second from last.
But the Steve Smith-led side altered their fortunes after finishing second from top in the league phase of 2017 and by becoming the first team to qualify for the final. (ALL THE RESULTS)