Pandya, who has hardly bowled ever since returning to action after back surgery last year, missed his second successive IPL game in the UAE leg, against KKR.
All you need to know about the 34th match of the IPL between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi.
There is a T20 World Cup on the horizon, and anything or everything either team does, must be seen from the lens as well.
Shane Watson said it felt like the Mumbai Indians had no weaknesses in any department.
Mumbai Indians completely dominated the tournament with six of their batsmen scoring 250-plus runs.
We found out so much about each team, some things we knew, some we didn't. Like MI being light years ahead of the competition, the rest being a distant second, and CSK being in dire need of change.
IPL 2020: From Ishan Kishan's power-hitting to Kagiso Rabada's Purple Cap win, 10 biggest hits of 13th edition
Just like every season, IPL 2020 was graced by some brilliant individual performances. Here are the top 10 performers of IPL 2020
IPL 2020: Rohit Sharma relishes responsibility, sensed his leadership qualities from school days, says childhood coach Dinesh Lad
It was Lad who had first given Rohit the opportunity to lead in school cricket and 'Hitman' rarely failed.
IPL 2020: Rohit Sharma, Trent Boult shine as MI clinch record fifth title with five-wicket win over DC
Here are the best moments from Mumbai Indians' five-wicket win over Delhi Capitals in the IPL 2020 final.
IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer says bowlers 'lost it in powerplay maybe due to fatigue'
Iyer was effusive in his praise for his bowling unit despite an off day in the summit clash. He picked purple cap winner Kagiso Rabada (30 wickets from 17 games) and veteran Ravichandran Ashwin.
Gautam Gambhir clarified that he never meant Virat Kohli's captaincy is "poor", instead he only suggested that split captaincy model is the need of the hour.
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.
The event is usually held in April-May each year but had to be postponed after COVID-19 cases shot up in India.
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:
An insatiable hunger to succeed, the willingness to put in the extra yards, and extensive work on the nitty gritties culminated in an unprecedented fifth IPL title for Mumbai Indians, the players, who are responsible for Delhi Capitals' clinical demolition said.
IPL 2020 Final Result, MI vs DC: Rohit Sharma, Trent Boult heroics help Mumbai Indians thrash Delhi Capitals, clinch fifth title
Rohit Sharma, 33, led the chase in his 200th IPL appearance to inspire the most successful team in the Twenty20 tournament to add to triumphs in 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019.
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".
Ahead of the IPL final between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals, here are five player battles that could determine this season's champions.