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11 bowlers who bowled the final ball in the 11 seasons of IPL

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Modified 20 Dec 2019, 19:25 IST

#10 Mitchell Johnson - Mumbai Indians (Result - Won), IPL Final 2017

Arch-rivals Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiant played out one of the most thrilling IPL finals ever
Arch-rivals Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiant played out one of the most thrilling IPL finals ever

After electing to bat first after winning the toss, Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians could score a meagre 129/8 in their entire 20 overs setting the Steve Smith led Rising Pune Supergiant a target of 130. Mumbai Indians had been unsuccessful in the defeating the Pune franchise in 3 attempts earlier in the league and nobody expected the Mukesh Ambani owned franchise to win the title, the way Ajinkya Rahane and Steve Smith stitched a 54 run partnership.

However, in a dramatic turn of events, a slow innings from MS Dhoni and Manoj Tiwary brought MI back into the game and left Pune needing 11 off the last 6. Manoj Tiwary smashed Mitchell Johnson for a 4 before handing a catch to Kieron Pollard. Johnson dismissed the well-set Steve Smith on the third ball and conceded 5 runs in his last 3 deliveries to set up an epic one-run win for the Mumbai Indians.

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Published 23 Oct 2018, 22:32 IST
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