Cricket: Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets, win 5th IPL title
Dhaka, November 11: Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians beat Shreyas Iyer's Delhi Capitals by five wickets in the final to claim their fifth IPL title at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.
Opting to bat after winning the toss, Iyer and wicket-keeper batsan Rishabh Pant struck impressive fifties to propel DC to 156/7 in 20 overs.
Iyer remained unbeaten on 65 off 50 balls while Pant smashed 56 off 38 balls, rescuing their team from a precarious position.
Trent Boult 3-20, Nathan Coulter-Nile 2-29 and Jayant Yadav 1/25 were the wicket-takers for Mumbai Indians.
In reply, Mumbai Indians chased down the target with eight balls and five wickets to spare.
Rohit Sharma played captains knock (68 off 51) and guided MI to the historic fifth IPL title.