Malinga is hero as Mumbai Indians clinch record-breaking fourth IPL title beating CSK in last-ball thriller!
Mumbai Indians defeated the defending champions CSK by one run in the IPL final in Hyderabad on Sunday to secure their fourth IPL title, the most number of titles than any other franchise.
On a sluggish pitch, which offered considerable turn and odd bounce, Suryakumar Yadav batted in a copybook fashion scoring an unbeaten 71 off 54 balls with MI reaching the target of 132 in 18.3 overs.
Mumbai have 16 points from 13 outings and have a game left on Sunday against Kolkata Knight Riders, while Sunrisers Hyderabad are placed fourth with 12 points.
Young West Indies pacer Alzarri Joseph made a dream IPL debut by recording the best bowling figures in tournament's history as Mumbai Indians picked up a 40-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in a low-scoring game here on Saturday.
Chennai Super Kings will take on Mumbai Indians, the only team to have won more titles than them, in the opening match of the 11th edition at Wankhede Stadium on Saturday.
In a match that went right down to the last ball, Mumbai Indians defeated Rising Pune Supergiant in a low-scoring final to win the Indian Premier League (IPL) title in Hyderabad on Sunday.