IPL on Pod: MI's record fifth title and burgeoning legacy, best players, memorable moments from 2020 edition, and more
In this edition of IPL on Pod, we discuss Mumbai Indians' comprehensive win in IPL 2020 final as they clinched their fifth title, MI's unmatched IPL legacy, Delhi Capitals' historic campaign, memorable moments from the 13th season, the impact of the successful hosting of the tournament amid the pandemic and more.
Chasing a total of 157 runs in the finale, Rohit scored 68 off 51 balls against Delhi Capitals, ensuring Mumbai comfortably reach the target. With the 2020 trophy, Rohit became the only captain who has five IPL title to his name.
Not just the onfield performance, there are lots of off-field factors that have helped Mumbai Indians become probably the best T20 team in the world. They have consistently retained their core, bought versatile players in the auctions to develop a balanced team, unearthed youngsters, developed them, and provided them with opportunities.
Here's everything you need to know about Mumbai Indians' journey to their fifth IPL title:
IPL 2020: Smart auction picks, off-season work combine to make MI best team in league, says Sanjay Bangar
This is the sixth final appearance for MI who are already the most successful franchise in IPL's 13-year history. Their success is largely attributed to their consistent team selections and as well as some astute picks on the auction day.
IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals have enough firepower to beat Mumbai Indians in final, believes Ricky Ponting
Ponting said if Delhi rectify the areas lacking against Mumbai in the previous defeats and play their best cricket then there is "no doubt that we'll win".
Here's everything you need to know about Delhi Capitals' journey to the final of IPL 2020.
Ahead of the IPL final between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals, here are five player battles that could determine this season's champions.
After 52 days of the most closely-contested and widely-watched edition played on alien land in the backdrop of the raging COVID-19 pandemic, the BCCI can pat itself for pulling off a near flawless tournament that gave people a chance to withdraw from prime time negativity that dominated the air space.
Highlights, MI vs DC Final, IPL 2020, Full Cricket Score: Mumbai retain trophy, become first since CSK to win back-to-back titles
IPL Final 2020 LIVE Score, MI vs DC Match Updates: MUMBAI INDIANS ARE CHAMPIONS FOR THE FIFTH TIME! Back-to-back titles for Rohit Sharma's team. They have been the best side this season and they proved their worth once again.
In this edition of IPL on Pod, we discuss what went wrong with Sunrisers Hyderabad in their Qualifier 2 against DC, besides debating whether it is time for RCB to look beyond Virat Kohli as a captain, and previewing the all-important final.
IPL 2020 will be played from 19 September to 10 November, the governing council decided after a virtual meeting on Sunday, with Chinese sponsors, including title sponsor VIVO, ultimately retained.