Mumbai Indians pulled off a daring heist against Rising Pune Supergiant in the 2017 IPL final to clinch their third title.
Not only that Mumbai are the first team to win three IPL title, skipper Rohit Sharma has become the first player to win four championships. Batting first, Mumbai only managed to put up a total of 129 in 20 overs.
With 11 runs to defend in the last over, pacer Mitchell Johnson picked up two wickets to lead his team to the title.
Twitteratis went crazy witnessing the amazing spectacle.
This final looks like a match between Pune and scars inflicted by Pune.#IPLfinal— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) May 21, 2017
That's 20/20 cricket for you. Two halves of a game. Superb bowling from @mipaltan was happy to be proven wrong. Amazing match, cricket wins— David Warner (@davidwarner31) May 21, 2017
What a match!Congratz @mipaltan 💪🏼💪🏼💪🏼Once a Mumbai IndianAlways Mumbai Indian— Sanath Jayasuriya (@sanath07) May 21, 2017
What a finish!BRILLIANT death bowling by @MitchJohnson398. Congrats Mumbai Indians - who win by ONE run. #iplfinal2017— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) May 21, 2017
Not for the faint hearted this one. A worthy final. Well played #MumbaiIndians .Tough to sleep now. Heart still thumping. .#IPL— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) May 21, 2017
Oh man!last ball finish..wat emotion,heart is still racing,wat a turn around guys! Both sides played like champions congrats #MUMBAIINDIANS— Neha Dhupia (@NehaDhupia) May 21, 2017