IPL 2019 Final, MI Vs CSK: 'World Cup has a tough act to follow', Twitter reacts to Mumbai's one-run win over Chennai

Rohit Sharma's Mumbai Indians defeated MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings by one run to win IPL 2019 and their fourth title

FirstCricket Staff, May 13, 2019 00:56:39 IST

Hyderabad: Mumbai Indians became IPL champions for the fourth time after defeating Chennai Super Kings by one run in a thrilling final, here Sunday.

Kieron Pollard top-scored for the Mumbai side with his unbeaten 41-run knock while Opener Quinton de Kock scored 29.

Deepak Chahar dismissed three batsmen for just 26 runs while Shardul Thakur and Imran Tahir took two wickets each for CSK.

Australian batsman Shane Watson hit a well-calculated 80-run knock before being run out. Faf du Plessis contributed 26 runs. Chennai needed 9 off the last over but Lasith Malinga held his nerves and pulled off a spectacular win for the Mumbai team.

The thrilling finale drew appreciation from all corners with Twitter users lauding the close finish:

(With PTI inputs)

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Updated Date: May 13, 2019 00:58:32 IST


IPL 2019 POINTS TABLE

Pos. Team P W L D Pts.
1
Mumbai
14 9 5 0 18
2
Chennai
14 9 5 0 18
3
Delhi
14 9 5 0 18
4
Hyderabad
14 6 8 0 12
5
Kolkata
14 6 8 0 12
6
Punjab
14 6 8 0 12
7
Rajasthan
14 5 8 0 11
8
Bangalore
14 5 8 0 11
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
6 Sri Lanka 3462 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5372 125
2 India 5669 121
3 South Africa 4488 115
4 New Zealand 3729 113
5 Australia 4342 109
6 Pakistan 3846 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
6 New Zealand 4056 254