Today is the day , we have waited so far , its IPL final . Two teams Rising Pune Supergiant and Mumbai Indians have managed to enter in final . Its MS Dhoni vs Rohit Sharma. Forget about Steve Smith. Mumbai entered into finals for the 4th time and this is pune’s first time into final .
Mumbai Indians entered in finals in 2010, 2013 and 2015 , they played all against Chennai Super Kings . RPS last years came 2nd last . This time they are in final .
Key players to look out in this IPL Final
Out of 22 players , i have selected 11 players from both teams , that will be key player, for final match . Key players according to me are :
Rahul Tripathi , MS Dhoni , Krunal Pandya , Jaydev Unadkat , Karn Sharma , Steve Smith , Washington sundar , Parthiv patel , Jasprit Bumrah , Lasith Malinga , Rohit Sharma .
7 Number of IPL final appearances for MS Dhoni, the most in the tournament’s history. He’s won two titles: in 2010 and 2011. He has 168 runs in six previous finals at a strike rate of 150.
3-0 Rising Pune Supergiant’s win-loss record against Mumbai this season, having won both league games and the first Qualifier. Super Kings, in 2010, are the only other team to beat Mumbai three times in a season.
17 Washington Sundar’s age. The Rising Pune offspinner will be the youngest to play an IPL final. The previous youngest was Ravindra Jadeja, who was 19 when his team Rajasthan Royals won the title in 2008. The only other teenager to play a final was Manish Pandey, for Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2009. ( source : ESPN info )
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