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IPL 2019 Finals MI vs CSK: Twitter Reactions on Mumbai Indians' 1-run victory over Chennai Super Kings

Lasith Malinga delivered the killer blow as Mumbai Indians defeated bitter rivals Chennai Super Kings by one run to lift a record fourth Indian Premier League title on Sunday.

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New Delhi Updated on: May 13, 2019 0:32 IST
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IPL 2019 Finals MI vs CSK: Live Twitter Reactions, Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings 

IPL 2019 Finals MI vs CSK: Twitter Reactions, Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings 

Twitter Feed of IPL 2019 Final MI vs CSK: Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 1 run in a nail-biting thriller at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium at Hyderabad.

Electing to bat, Mumbai Indians scored 149 for eight against Chennai Super Kings in the IPL final, here Sunday. Kieron Pollard top-scored for the Mumbai side with his unbeaten 41-run knock while Opener Quinton de Kock scored 29. Deepak Chahar accounted for three batsmen while Shardul Thakur and Imran Tahir took two wickets each for CSK. 

In reply, CSK made a strong start, cruising to 53 for one wicket in six overs. However, the fall of Suresh Raina triggered a collapse for CSK. While Watson held the fort at one end, he ran out of partners. The Aussie batsman was finally dismissed in the final over of the innings, as a miscommunication led to his run-out.

With two to win on the final ball, Malinga dismissed Shardul Thakur LBW on 2 to secure a record fourth IPL title for Mumbai.

(Mumbai Live Twitter Feed) (Chennai Live Twitter Feed)

IPL 2019 Final, Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

Twitter Reactions IPL 2019 Final, Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings:

Malinga kept his calm in the high-pressure situation  - like he has been doing ever since the beginning of the tournament!

Jasprit Bumrah impresses again with a brilliant 19th over which set the stage for MI's victory.

A touch of class! CSK congratulates MI on the terrific win.

Former MI star Herschelle Gibbs congratulates the team for a stunning victory.

Heartbreak for CSK, but a match worth of a final indeed!


DRAMA! Shane Watson is run-out. 4 needed of 2 balls!

BLUNDER FROM DE KOCK! He fails to collect the ball - could've been the perfect over for Bumrah!

3 SIXES IN A ROW FROM WATSON! 18 needed off the final two overs.

SHANE WATSON IN CARNAGE MODE! The Aussie batsman hits his 19th fifty of the IPL - 20 runs off Malinga's over.

Only 6 runs from the last two overs as pressure mounts on CSK. 88-4 in 15 overs - need 62 to win in 30 balls.

CSK made an electric start to the chase, but MI's now on top!

OUT! Big moment in the game. MS Dhoni is run-out!

MS Dhoni is key to Chennai Super Kings' chase here. CSK 79/3 in 12 overs

OUT! Mumbai Indians are back in the game as Bumrah removes Rayudu for 1. CSK 73/3 in 10.3 overs

Watson shifts gears as he scores 14 off Krunal Pandya's over. End of powerplay and MI decide to reassess their plans as Rohit opts for strategic timeout. CSK 53-1 in 6 overs.

BIG WICKET! Last game's hero Faf du Plessis dismissed after an impressive cameo of 26 in 13 balls!

Tight start from MI as Du Plessis and Watson lead the chase for CSK.

End of the first innings - Mumbai Indians 149-8

Drama in the final over as Kieron Pollard refuses to take the strike umpire fails to spot a wide delivery!

No, Raina's drop didn't cost much as Chahar removes Pandya and Rahul Chahar in a single over.


Fans in awe of Dhoni's captaincy. Nothing new there! 

The MS Dhoni IPL?

Shardul's catch is getting plenty of praise. 

WHAT A CATCH BY SHARDUL THAKUR! Caught and bowled Krunal Pandya and Mumbai are in deep trouble at the moment. 

IMRAN TAHIR STRIKES IN HIS VERY FIRST OVER! The spinner only needs one wicket to go past Rabada for the purple cap. 

Ishan Kishan is slowly shifting gears after openers fall in quick succession for MI. 

The CSK skipper continues to make records! 

MS Dhoni's trust in Chahar, even after the bowler went for three sixes in a single over reaped rewards! 

Both the openers are back in the pavilion in quick succession. End of powerplay, MI 45/2 in 6 overs.


Quinton de Kock has provided a fiery start to Mumbai Indians, as he hit three sixes in an over off Deepak Chahar! MI 30-0 in 3 overs. 

Sachin Tendulkar is in the town. The Mumbai Indians mentor expects a close contest between the two sides! 

MS Dhoni has made no changes to the side. No tweaking with the winning combination!

MI has won the toss and elected to bat first.

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