11 bowlers who bowled the final ball in the 11 seasons of IPL
#10 Mitchell Johnson - Mumbai Indians (Result - Won), IPL Final 2017
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.Published 23 Oct 2018, 22:32 IST