Rohit, a person for the large events, added one other feather to his already illustrious cap by clinching his sixth IPL trophy. He has received it as a participant with now-defunct Deccan Chargers (in 2009) and 5 whereas being the captain of the Mumbai franchise.
Curiously, Rohit additionally holds the document for by no means shedding an IPL remaining whereas main MI. Chasing a modest 157-run goal at Dubai, Rohit led his facet from the entrance, scoring 68 off 51 and making issues straightforward for his facet. He laced his match-winning innings round 5 fours and four sixes as MI in the end hunted down the goal with eight deliveries to spare.
Ishan Kishan (33 off 19) stayed unbeaten whereas Krunal Pandya (1 off 1) hit the successful run to bag one other title for his or her facet. Earlier, Trent Boult, together with his three/30, dented DC’s run-flow and put them underneath strain. Nonetheless, captain Shreyas Iyer’s half-century and Rishabh Pant’s 38-ball 56 was essential of their facet posting 156 on the scoreboard.
Skipper Rohit was additionally awarded the Gamechanger of the match for his stellar half-century. After successful his first title as a participant in 2009, Rohit’s flurry of IPL trophies began from 2013. Whereas main MI for the primary time, Rohit steered them to the ultimate in 2013 the place they defeated MS Dhoni-led Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) to elevate inaugural IPL title. Rohit has now lifted trophies in — 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020. With their document fifth title, Rohit’s brigade additionally turned the second IPL crew after CSK to defend their title.
Alongside together with his sixth IPL title, Rohit additionally etched a couple of different data to his identify. He turned the one captain to attain two half-centuries in IPL finals. His first half-century was within the remaining of the 2015 version the place he had scored a 26-ball 50 in opposition to CSK. Rohit additionally achieved the milestone of scoring 4000 runs for Mumbai Indians. With 200 IPL appearances, he is now the one participant aside from MS Dhoni to attain this feat.