IPL 2017 Final: Mumbai Indians Defend 129; Beat Rising Pune Supergiant By 1 Run
RUN OUT! Christian looks to go for 3 off the last ball, but manages just 2 as Mumbai win by 1 run. Pune are distraught.
DROPPED! Christian goes for a flick and Hardik gives it his all, but cannot hold onto that one. Pune need 4 off 1 ball.
Byes for Pune as they now need 6 off 2 balls with Dan Christian on strike. Johnson reaches his bowling mark as Rohit is all egged up. Pune's score reads 124/5
BACK to BACK WICKETS! Johnson now gets Smith for 51 as Pune now need 7 off 3 balls. This is a nail-biter as Mumbai extras run onto the field.
WICKET! Tiwary goes for 7 as he tries to hit Johnson out of the ground. Johnson changes the pace and Pollard completes the catch. Pune now need 7 off 4 balls.
Manoj Tiwary starts with a boundary as Pune now need 7 off 5 balls. Pune's score reads 123/3
11 runs needed off the last over with Smith and Tiwary at the crease. Johnson to ball the last over for Mumbai.
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Two-time IPL Champions Mumbai Indians take on Rising Pune Supergiant in the high-voltage final at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.
Billed as a 'Maharashtra Derby', the summit clash is set to be a bit more than an inter-city battle with huge reputations of big stars at stake.
Even on paper, there is not much to choose, especially with Pune beating MI thrice this season including a comprehensive victory in Qualifier 1.