New Delhi, Nov 9: After 59 games and lots of tightly contested matches, the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 has finally got its finalists. Delhi Capitals defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad in Qualifier 2 of the tournament to make it to their first-ever IPL final. Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Capitals defeated David Warner’s Sunrisers Hyderabad to enter the final where they’ll face defending champions Mumbai Indian in Dubai on Tuesday (November 10). Delhi Capitals were defeated by Mumbai Indians in the Qualifier 1 earlier last week but coach Ricky Ponting’s team came back strongly in the semi-final game to get the better of its opponents.
When is IPL 2020 FINAL? The FINAL of IPL 2020 will be held on Tuesday (November 10). Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. Timings: 7:30 PM (IST) TV Channels: Star Sports Network Live Streaming: Disney + Hotstar VIP.
FULL NAME Mumbai Indians
NICK NAME MI
GROUND Wankhede Stadium
TEAM OWNER(S)Nita Ambani, Akash Ambani (Reliance Industries)
PROMINENT PLAYERSRohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Lasith Malinga
Captain – Rohit Sharma
Vice Captain – Kieron Pollard
Ambassador(s) – NA
Jersey – Blue+Gold
Theme Song – Duniya Hila Denge
Major Rival(s) – Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore
Logo – A blue and golden coloured ‘chakra’
FULL NAME Delhi Capitals
NICK NAME DC
GROUND Feroz Shah Kotla, New Delhi
TEAM OWNER (S)Kiran Kumar Grandhi (GMR Group) and Parth Jindal (JSW Group)
PROMINENT PLAYERS Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ravichandran Ashwin.
Having elected to bat first, Delhi Capitals posted 189/3 in 20 overs, with Shikhar Dhawan top-scoring (78 off 50). Marcus Stoinis (38 off 27 and 3/26) was awarded the player of the match for his all-round performance. Kagiso Rabada (4/29) was the pick of the bowlers for Delhi as he once again found his rhythm in the tournament. The South Africa pacer picked up three wickets off four deliveries to bring his team back in the game. Delhi Capitals will now get ready for the summit clash on Tuesday (November 10) at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Here’s all you need to know about the IPL 2020 Final:
Maiden IPL Final for Delhi franchise Maiden appearance in IPL final for eight original franchises: Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings – 2008 Deccan Chargers, Royal Challengers Bangalore – 2009 Mumbai Indians – 2010 Kolkata Knight Riders – 2012 Kings XI Punjab – 2014 Delhi Daredevils/Capitals – 2020