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.
Here's everything you need to know about Mumbai Indians' journey to their fifth IPL title:
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.
Lasith Malinga redeems himself with heroic last over as Mumbai Indians pip Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2019 final, win fourth title
Mumbai Indians defeated Chennai Super Kings by just one run in the IPL 2019 final at Hyderabad to lift the trophy for an unprecedented fourth time.
IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK: Mumbai Indians' Kieron Pollard fined 25 percent of match fee for on-field antics
Mumbai Indians all-rounder Kieron Pollard was fined 25 percent of his match fee for showing dissent at an umpiring decision during the IPL final against Chennai Super Kings on Sunday.
IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK: Old mistakes cost Chennai Super Kings fourth title despite best show against Mumbai Indians
Against any other team, CSK may have still managed to come back despite that slow progress in the middle overs. Against MI, they were almost guaranteed to fail because of that very slowdown.
IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK: Jasprit Bumrah and Mumbai's never-say-die attitude took them to record 4th title
On an intense and competitive IPL night when neither team deserved to go home with the runners-up trophy, Mumbai Indians deserved to take the winners' crown for the fourth time in seven years only for the never-say-die efforts that Bumrah and Rahul conjured in defending a none-too-high score.
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
IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK Match Report: Mumbai clinch thriller against Chennai to win unprecedented fourth title
Veteran pacer Lasith Malinga defended nine runs in the final over as Mumbai Indians defeated Chennai Super Kings by 1-run to win IPL 2019
IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK: Veterans Lasith Malinga, Kieron Pollard display big-game mettle to help Mumbai clinch fourth title
The two veterans - Malinga and Pollard - showcased their big game mettle to help Mumbai win their fourth title.
IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK: 'As close as a Dhoni stumping!', Twitterati react to Chennai skipper's run out
The latest blow to the defending champions was the run out of MS Dhoni in the 13th over of the innings
IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK: Kieron Pollard reprimanded by umpires for last over drama in Mumbai innings
In an act rarely seen in cricket, an annoyed Kieron Pollard, to everyone's astonishment, took strike near the tramline before nearly leaving the pitch, attracting the ire of the umpires during the IPL final at Hyderabad on Sunday.
IPL 2019 Final Winner, MI Vs CSK Match Highlights, Full Scorecard: Mumbai Indians beat Chennai to win fourth title
IPL 2019 Final Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings: MUMBAI INDIANS WIN IPL 2019, BEAT CSK BY 1 RUN IN THE FINALS! Perfect yorker from Malinga, who bowled the best yorker that he has bowled in ages, it dropped down on Thakur and hit him on the boots. MI appealed and Ian Gould raised the finger. MI will lift their fourth IPL trophy in a few minutes. WHAT. A. MATCH.
IPL Final LIVE SCORE, MI vs CSK 2019, Match Scorecard and Online Updates in Hyderabad: Watson attacks after du Plessis's wicket
IPL 2019 Final Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings: McClenaghan returns to the attack. Interesting scenes in the middle as the bowler bangs it short to Raina, who always looks shaky against the short balls, huge appeal for catch behind the stumps and umpire Gould raised his finger. Raina immediately opted for DRS and guess what? While the slow-motion cameras showed that the ball might have brushed the shoulder of his, ultra edge did not pick anything. Raina surivives. Mumbai would have loved the wicket at this stage. Nevertheless a good over by left-arm pacer. Just 4 off it.
IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK, Stats Preview: Rohit Sharma, Dwayne Bravo hold key as teams vie for fourth title
MI have defeated CSK in all their previous meetings this season, and Sunday's winner will become the most successful IPL team ever as both sides are tied at three titles apiece.
IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK: Rohit Sharma's certitude meets MS Dhoni's flair in clash of spontaneity versus preparation
As the two teams meet again in the final, it will be interesting to see if MS Dhoni pulls a rabbit out of the hat and throws a surprise at Rohit Sharma to dazzle Mumbai Indians
IPL 2019, MI's road to final: Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah's performances ensured Mumbai don't falter in close matches
A large part of Mumbai's success has come on the back of Hardik Pandya. The dynamic all-rounder has been in irresistible form with the willow. Hardik has blasted 380 runs at 47.50 with a phenomenal strike-rate of 198.8