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IPL history: 5 greatest finals of all time

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Modified 12 May 2019, 02:02 IST
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#4 Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 22 runs - 2010

CSK made a comeback in the second half of the tournament to win their first IPL title
CSK made a comeback in the second half of the tournament to win their first IPL title

A formidable Mumbai Indians took on Chennai who had sneaked into the semifinals on the backdrop of Dhoni's stunning innings in Dharamsala against Kings XI Punjab in the finals of 2010 edition. CSK posted a competitive total of 168 with Suresh Raina top scoring with a 35-ball 57.

Sachin Tendulkar was at his imperious best, as he found boundaries at will despite playing with an injured hand. But spinners squeezed the run chase to make run-scoring difficult.

Coming into bat with 55 required off 18 balls, Kieron Pollard smashed Doug Bollinger for 22 runs in the 18th over. The Trinidadian was threatening to grab the trophy from the hands of CSK before captain cool's inventive field setting stopped Pollard's assault.

MS Dhoni finally lifted the trophy after missing out in the first two seasons becoming the first Indian captain to do so.

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Published 12 May 2019, 02:02 IST
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