Chennai were to score 2 runs for the last ball to win, Malinga dismissed Shardul
Mumbai captain Rohit said: The last over wanted to do with experienced bowler
Sports desk Mumbai Indians defeated Chennai SuperKing to win IPL Mumbai scored 150 runs target for Chennai On the last ball of the match, Chennai were to score 2 runs for 1 ball to win, but Lasith Malinga dismissed Shardul Thakur. Malinga's Slower Yorker was bowled out for the LBW. Captain Rohit Sharma said on the strategy of putting the ball in the slower yorker, "Our plan was to get the batsman out. I know Shardul very well, he was trying to set a big shot at that time, so we decided to put a slower ball. " Rohit and Shardul play in domestic cricket together for Mumbai only.
Mumbai's 2017 final also won by one run
Rohit said, "At the turn of the match, I wanted to go with an experienced bowler, it could have been a loss, I wanted a bowler who had already bowled in these situations before and Malinga had many times in his career. In such circumstances, we had bowled, so we went with them. "
Mumbai's 2017 final also won by one run. Then Pune Superjents were to score 11 runs in the last over. At that time, Rohit gave the ball to veteran bowler Mitchell Johnson. Johnson scored just nine runs in the over.
Recalling the final, Rohit said, "I remember when we won in 2017, Johnson was the last man, he only gave nine runs." Many times you have to hear the sound of heart. Do not make mistakes by relying on experience. "
Rohit Sharma became the IPL's most successful captain with this win He won the Mumbai by four finals in his captaincy. At the same time, Rohit, as a player, was a member of the winning team 5 times. He won the first IPL in 2009 with Deccan Chargers.
Rohit said, "I had forgotten the victory of Deccan Chargers, it is difficult to decide which title is most special because it works very hard for everyone, for me all are memorable." Rohit scored 405 runs in 15 matches in the season. During this period, his average was 28.92 and the strike rate was 128.57.