Nita Ambani’sTeam Mumbai Indians Emerge Champions of CLT20
Harbhajan Singh led Mumbai Indiansconferred as 2011 Champions by their victorious win overRoyal Challengers Bangalore. Mumbai Indians defended their score of 139, by confining Royal Challengers at 108 runs.
After winning the toss, Mumbai Indian’s captain Harbhajan Singh decided to bat first. The 1st over of the match, bowled by T Dilshan was smooth and Mumbai Indians scored a triumphant ten. However, 4 overs later the scoreboard displayed 24-2, when S Kanwar was bowled out by Dirk Nannes. With 5 overs more to go, MI’s score was 109-5, and so were the hopes to surpass 150. Vettori claiming 2 wickets in the 16thover dismissed the hope though. After a full quota of 20 overs, Mumbai Indians scorewas 139.
Malinga bowled the 1st over to RCBs, whose opening batsmen T Dilshan and Chris Gayle scored 2 boundaries. At 4 overs, their score stood at 38. A remarkably good start RCBs! Nita Ambani led Mumbai Indians hopes did not perish though. After 6 overs, RCB lost its opening batsmen at 42 runs, and Mumbai Indians got the ball back in their court.
RCB’s duo ViratKohli and MayankAgarwaladded 23 runs to their score, but soon Agarwalbid bye to the pitch in the 11th over. The succeeding over added to Mumbai Indians success as Bhajjigot the wicket of Kohli. Team RCB was put under pressure by oppositions, as they needed 67 runs from 48 balls. Though they still had faith in their Captain Vettori, MI’s captain was not going to let his team down. He grabbed Vettori’s wicket in the 17th over.Abu Nechimclaimed RCB’s last wicket and won Mumbai Indian’s claim over Nokia’s CLT20 trophy.
MI won the finals against RCB by 31 runs. Quite an entertaining match, Mumbai Indians!After a triumphant glory, Mumbai Indians team members also brought home the titles Man of the Match and Man of the series. Harbhajan Singh received Man of the Match, and SL Malinga’s all-round competition earned him the title ‘Man of the series’. Team owner, Nita Ambaniwas seen celebrating her team’s victory along with the team members at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.
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