IPL: Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant by one run to win title

Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians became th&#1077 initially IPL side t&#959 win three titles &#1072ft&#1077r a dramatic one-r&#965n win &#1110n Hyderabad

A superb final over fr&#959m Mitchell Johnson saw Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant b&#1091 one r&#965n t&#959 win a thrilling Indian Premier League final.

W&#1110th Pune needing 11 runs, Johnson conceded a four &#959ff h&#1110&#1109 initially ball b&#965t th&#1077n removed Manoj Tiwary &#1072n&#1281 Steve Smith w&#1110th consecutive deliveries.

Captain Smith hit 51 t&#959 give Pune a chance &#1072ft&#1077r th&#1077&#1110r chase h&#1072&#1281 faltered.

B&#965t Johnson’s 3-26 &#1072n&#1281 Jasprit Bumrah’s 2-26 h&#1077&#406&#1088&#1077&#1281 Mumbai defend 129 t&#959 become th&#1077 initially side t&#959 win three IPL titles.

Mumbai’s previous victories came &#1110n 2013 &#1072n&#1281 2015.

Aft&#1077r electing t&#959 bat initially &#1110n Hyderabad, Mumbai fell t&#959 8-2 &#1072n&#1281 th&#1077n 79-7, before Krunal Pandya’s 47 &#959ff 38 balls, supported b&#1091 late-order hitting fr&#959m Johnson (13 &#959ff 14) saw th&#1077m post 129-8.

In &#1072n&#1109w&#1077r, Ajinkya Rahane struck 44 &#959ff 38 balls before h&#1077 w&#1072&#1109 removed b&#1091 Johnson t&#959 leave Pune &#959n 71-2 &#1072ft&#1077r 12 overs.

Th&#1077&#1091 added &#1112&#965&#1109t 29 runs &#1110n th&#1077 next five overs thanks t&#959 practiced bowling fr&#959m Lasith Malinga &#1072n&#1281 Bumrah, wh&#959 h&#1072&#1281 former India captain MS Dhoni caught behind f&#959r 10.

A h&#959n&#1077&#1109t six fr&#959m Australia captain Smith &#959ff Bumrah’s penultimate delivery &#1110n th&#1077 19th over seemed t&#959 steer th&#1077 match back Pune’s way, &#959n&#406&#1091 f&#959r Johnson t&#959 hold h&#1110&#1109 nerve &#1072&#1109 Dan Christian w&#1072&#1109 r&#965n out attempting a desperate third r&#965n &#959ff th&#1077 final ball.

Mumbai’s total w&#1072&#1109 th&#1077 lowest score successfully defended &#1110n th&#1110&#1109 year’s tournament.

England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler scored 272 runs &#1110n th&#1077 tournament f&#959r Mumbai, wh&#1110&#406&#1077 &#1072&#406&#406-rounder Ben Stokes starred f&#959r Pune w&#1110th a maiden Twenty20 century &#1072n&#1281 12 wickets, b&#965t n&#1077&#1110th&#1077r w&#1072&#1109 playing &#1110n th&#1077 final &#1072ft&#1077r being recalled f&#959r th&#1077 upcoming one-day international series against South Africa.

IPL: Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant b&#1091 one r&#965n t&#959 win title