India vs Australia: Skipper Virat Kohli says there's confusion, lack of clarity over Rohit Sharma's injury
India captain Virat Kohli stated that "confusion and lack of clarity" has led to the team management playing a "waiting game" on Rohit Sharma's availability which is not ideal
Prior to Boult, the likes of David Warner, Mitchell Starc and Kagiso Rabada expressed their apprehensions.
Suryakumar Yadav says pep talk with Rohit Sharma helped deal with disappointment of Australia tour snub
The non-selection, despite his prolific run in domestic cricket and the IPL, extended Suryakumar's wait for an India cap.
India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma says hamstring getting better, keeping fingers crossed ahead of Test series
For Rohit, the chatter on the outside regarding his injury and his subsequent participation in the IPL play-offs, didn't matter much.
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: 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.
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.
IPL 2020, DC season review: ‘Best among the rest’, but Delhi Capitals need much more to challenge MI's throne
As far as squad compositions go, the Delhi Capitals are probably one firebrand finisher and one fit Indian pacer away from being genuine challengers to the all-conquering MI and their throne.
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: Skipper Rohit Sharma says his style of leadership not a dictatorial one as MI clinch fifth title
Skipper Rohit led from the front with a 51-ball 68 as MI chased down a target of 157 in 18.4 overs after Trent Boult (3/30) had reduced DC to 22 for three with an excellent display of fast bowling.
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: 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.
First-time finalists will be facing four-time champions in the finals of the Indian Premier League 2020. The Mumbai Indians (MI) and the Delhi Capitals (DC) will go head-to-head in the final at the Dubai International Stadium in the UAE on Tuesday, 10 November.