IPL 2017 Final: Match Stats – Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Supergiant
Mumbai Indians (MI) won the IPL 2017 trophy after snatching a thrilling victory against Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) on Sunday night at Hyderabad (Deccan). MI decided to bat first after winning the toss. MI made 129/8 at the end of 20 overs.
In reply, RPS fell only 1 run short from MI’s first innings total as they managed to score 128/6 in 20 overs.
Brief Scores: Mumbai Indians (MI) – 129/8 in 20 overs (Krunal Pandya 47, Rohit Sharma 24, Jaydev Unadkat 2/19)
Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) – 128/6 in 20 overs (Steven Smith 51, Ajinkya Rahane 44, Mitchell Johnson 3/26)
Result – MI won by 1 run
Here are some of the statistical highlights of the match
- MI scored 129/8 in 20 overs. It is the lowest total in the 1st innings of IPL final history. The previous lowest total in this list was 143/6 by DC (Deccan Chargers) against RCB (Royal Challengers Bangalore) at Johannesburg on 24th May 2009.
- MI batsman Krunal Pandya scored 47 runs in this match, which was the highest individual score during the MI innings. It is the lowest best knock during MI’s innings in the IPL finals. The previous lowest best knock for MI in the IPL finals was 48 by Sachin Tendulkar against CSK (Chennai Super Kings) in Mumbai on 25th April 2010.
- RPS off-spinner Washington Sundar bowled very well in this match as his bowling figure was 4-0-13-0 with an exceptional economy rate of 3.25. It is the best economy rate by a bowler in the IPL final history, who has bowled full 4-over quota in an innings. The previous best economy rate in this category was 4.00 which happened thrice in the IPL finals.
- RPS batsman MS Dhoni scored only 10 runs in this match. It is the lowest knock for MS Dhoni in any IPL finals. His previous lowest knock in the IPL finals was 14* for CSK (Chennai Super Kings) against KKR (Kolkata Knight Riders) at Chennai on 27th May 2012.
- RPS skipper Steven Smith played an important knock of 51 runs in this match. Smith completed his half-century off 49 balls. Here are some stats of his half-century:
i) It is the slowest half-century in the IPL finals. The previous record was completing half-century in 47 balls by Herschelle Gibbs (Deccan Chargers) against RCB (Royal Challengers Bangalore) at Johannesburg on 24th May 2009.
ii) It is the slowest half-century in IPL 2017. The previous record was completing half-century in 45 balls twice by David Warner (Sunrisers Hyderabad) and Manoj Tiwary (Rising Pune Supergiant).
iii) Also, it is the slowest half-century by any RPS batsman. The previous record was completing half-century in 45 balls by Manoj Tiwary against MI at Mumbai on 16th May 2017.
iv) Meanwhile, it is also the second slowest fifty by a skipper in IPL history. The IPL slowest fifty as a captain record holder is Gautam Gambhir (Delhi Daredevils) who had completed his half-century in 51 balls against CSK (Chennai Super Kings) at Chennai on 15th April 2010.
- RPS scored 128/6 in 20 overs. It is the second lowest total in the history of IPL finals. The lowest total in the IPL final history is 125/9 (20 overs) which was scored by CSK (Chennai Super Kings) against MI at Kolkata on 26th May 2013.
- MI successfully defended their first innings total of 129 runs (129/8 in 20 overs). It is the lowest total defended in the IPL final history. The previous lowest was 143/6 (20 overs) by DC (Deccan Chargers) against RCB (Royal Challengers Bangalore) at Johannesburg on 24th May 2009.
Also, it (129/8 in 20 overs) is the second lowest total defended for MI. Their previous best in this category i.e. lowest total defended was 120/9 (20 overs) against PWI (Pune Warriors India) at Pune on 3rd May 2012.
- It is the 3rd IPL final victory for MI which is most no. of IPL trophy won by a team.
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