Mumbai Indians (MI) thrashed Delhi Capitals (DC) by five wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 final at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. Not just Mumbaikars, but fans across the nation were seen celebrating MI’s victory from their homes amid the COVID-19 scare.
Trent Boult’s magnificent opening spell and captain Rohit Sharma’s brilliant half-century in his 200th outing in the IPL steered the Mumbai-based franchise to their fifth title.
Joining the fans in celebrating MI’s triumph was Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh. The actor took to Instagram and performed a rap from his film ‘Gully Boy’ to wish MI on their record win.
As for the clash, MI chased down the 156 run-target in 18.4 overs. They won the back to back titles.
Mumbai Indians are the only team to win consecutive IPL trophies since Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in 2010 and 2011.
— Kumar Sourav (@AdamDhoni1) November 11, 2020
Moreover, Huma Qureshi, Amitabh Bachchan, Suniel Shetty and Saiyami Kher among others also reacted to MI’s historic win by sharing posts on their respective Twitter handles in which they once again rooted for Mumbai.
— Huma Qureshi (@humasqureshi) November 10, 2020
T 3617 – YEEEEAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH ..
MUMBAI INDIANS .. VICTORY FOR THE 5TH TIME .. SIMPLY INCREDIBLE .. 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) November 10, 2020
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️CHAMPION5 ❤️ https://t.co/srzEcFQ6oa
— Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) November 10, 2020
— Abhishek 𝐁𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧 (@juniorbachchan) November 10, 2020
Yaasssssssss #MumbaiIndians !!!
— Ali Fazal M / میر علی فضل / अली (@alifazal9) November 10, 2020
— Sophie C (@Sophie_Choudry) November 10, 2020
— Saiyami Kher (@SaiyamiKher) November 10, 2020