It was Mumbai Indians' global player Jos Buttler, who missed the final leg of IPL 2017 due to his worldwide duty, could not control his emotions after his team beat Rising Pune Supergiant by 1 run. It was way too casual for the team and resulted in a thrilling in terms of the chase but tiresome in terms of cricket IPL 10 Final.
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"I also feel individuals can win you a few games, but what is required to win a championship is team unity, team work and intelligence". Personally, I believe they are all critical.
Bumrah said: "The way we fought was absolutely awesome".
Rohit Sharma said Bumrah had all the credentials to be a top bowler in limited overs. We didn't have [even] one batsman in the top-five this time, which is a little bit sad, but that goes to show that different individuals have come up at different times and taken up responsibility.
"I am very proud of the combination we put together and the campaign we ran". Christian whipped it away to the left of deep square leg. J Suchith, the substitute fielder, fumbled at the boundary, allowing a second run. We couldn't get over the line in the end. "They have the experience of winning the finals and did that today", Simmons said.
Three wickets fell in the final over of the IPL final, bowled by Mitchell Johnson.
"When three overs were left, I had confidence in the bowlers".
On if he's seen better death bowling than in the final: Not really. They've done it consistently. He (Malinga) has done well for us for a number of years. That's what experience does. Steven Smith and Ajiyankya Rahane played comfortably and it all looked that they are easing towards the target.
"Every time we've had a good opening partnership we've (MI) always gone on to get the runs".
Since India's early days in the 20-over format until the end of past year, MS Dhoni took on the captaincy duties. But, the team failed to capitalise on the chance and surrendered, even though they had seven wickets in hand till the 19th over. Not just for IPL teams but also for the country.
Mumbai Indians' unsung hero Parthiv Patel described the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 as dream season after finishing as top-scorer for the champions. When the opportunity comes, it comes. "I knew if I stayed till the 19th-20th over I could attack", he said.