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The loss against Delhi Capitals leaves Mumbai Indians' qualification chances dependent on other teams' performances. MI are seventh on the table with 10 points from 12 games and have won only one of their previous five games. Four teams -- KKR, PBKS, RR, and MI -- are on 10 points each but the five-time champions' Net Run Rate is the lowest among the five teams in contention for two play-off berths.
The loss against Delhi Capitals leaves Mumbai Indians' qualification chances dependent on other teams' performances. MI are seventh on the table with 10 points from 12 games and have won only one of their previous five games. A loss for the defending champions in any of the two remaining matches will send them out of the IPL 2021.
The 33-year-old opener achieved the feat during India's fourth ODI of the five-match series against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata in 2014. Rohit Sharma smashed 33 boundaries and nine sixes to bring up the highest individual score of 264 in ODIs. Rohit recently also guided Mumbai Indians to their record fifth IPL glory following a five-wicket win over Delhi Capitals in the final.
The IPL 2020 was originally slated to take place in March-May in India before the BCCI decided to postpone it indefinitely in the wake of the novel coronavirus. In July, the BCCI confirmed that they had decided to move this year's lucrative T20 tournament to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The IPL 2020 took place across three venues in UAE--Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah from September 19 to November 10.
Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Capitals won the toss and elected to bat first against Mumbai Indians in the much-awaited final clash. Iyer (65) and wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant (56) stitched a crucial 96-run stand for the fourth wicket to power Delhi Capitals to a decent total of 156/7. In reply, Rohit Sharma (68) shared crucial stands with Quinton de Kock (20), Suryakumar Yadav (19) and Ishan Kishan (33 not out) to help MI cross the mark in 18.4 overs.
Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals by five wickets in the final clash of the IPL 2020 to successfully defend their title. With the win, the Mumbai franchise has also lifted the title for a record fifth time in the lucrative T20 tournament. Boult finished with the figures of three for 30 in the four overs he bowled against the Delhi Capitals in the summit showdown.
The final clash of the IPL 2020 will mark 200th appearance for Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma in the cash-rich league. DC opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan requires just 36 more runs to reach 1,500 runs for Delhi Capitals in the IPL. Mumbai Indians' Quinton De Kock requires just seven more runs to complete 6,000 runs in T20 cricket.
Jasprit Bumrah recorded his best T20 figures of four for 14 during Delhi Capitals' clash against Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 1. Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul stitched third-highest partnership in the IPL history during Delhi Capitals' clash against Rajasthan Royals on September 27. Delhi Capitals recorded a hat-tricks of golden ducks during their tie against Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 1.