Mumbai Indians held their nerves in the final over to win their fourth Indian Premier League (IPL) title beating Chennai Super Kings by one run at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Mumbai have played some consistent cricket throughout the tournament and finally got the reward after two months of hardwork.
Rohit Sharma has led this side brilliantly who have come out as a unit giving their best in all the games. Meanwhile, the best thing about Mumbai was that all the cricketers put have forward their valuable contributions whenever needed which justify Rohit Sharma saying that this win was a result of a complete team effort.
Here is the squad rating of Mumbai Indians:
ROHIT SHARMA (7.5/10)
Rohit Sharma has led this side brilliantly bringing the best out of his players. Meanwhile, he has also been good with the bat scoring 405 runs from 15 matches at a strike-rate of almost 130. Rohit will aim to carry this form going into the World Cup in England.
QUINTON DE KOCK (8.5/10)
Quinton de Kock has had the best time in Indian scoring runs at a good pace and playing a significant part in the team’s success. The Proteas wicket-keeper finished with 529 runs from 16 matches to finish as the highest run-scorer for Mumbai Indians and helping his side lift the fourth IPL trophy.
SURYAKUMAR YADAV (8/10)
Suryakumar Yadav picked late in the tournament but played some handy knock in the playoff matches to finish as the second highest run-scorer for Mumbai. Kumar amassed 424 runs from 16 games at an average of 32 to play a significant role for the champions of IPL 2019.
KIERON POLLARD (6.5/10)
Kieron Pollard is an old warhorse for Mumbai Indians, and he showed why Mumbai rely on him heavily. Pollard has scored 279 runs from 16 matches including his knock of 83 runs, his only game as the skipper of the franchise. Meanwhile, he hasn’t bowled an over in the whole tournament which remains a surprise for all.
ISHAN KISHAN (4.5/10)
Ishan Kishan has chipped in small but useful contributions in the middle order for the Mumbai side. Kishan has amassed 101 runs from seven games; however, Ishan almost made the difference in the game getting MS Dhoni run out.
HARDIK PANDYA (9.5/10)
Hardik Pandya has been a revelation in this IPL chipping in with both bat and ball. The dynamic all-rounder has scored 402 runs at a strike-rate of 191.42 including a 34-ball 91 runs. Pandya has claimed 14 wickets to sign off an outstanding campaign. His form will be a massive advantage to the Men in Blues in the upcoming marquee event in England and Wales.
KRUNAL PANDYA (5.5/10)
Krunal Pandya had a fair outing in Mumbai Indians’ victorious campaign in the IPL. Krunal picked 12 wickets from the 16 games in the season at an economy rate of 7.28 and also chipped in with useful contribution with the bat. The Baroda all-rounder 183 runs to finish as the sixth highest run-scorer for Mumbai.
RAHUL CHAHAR (7/10)
Rahul Chahar has impressed the most in this season of IPL. The young leg-spinner did a great job claiming 13 wickets from 13 games at an economy rate of 6.55. Meanwhile, he impressed a lot in the final returning with one four 14 from his four overs.
MITCHELL McCLENAGHAN (4/10)
Mitchell McClenaghan got a very few games in this season of IPL. However, he did an exceptional job in the final match against Chennai Super Kings keeping things tight returning with 24 runs from his full quota. The Kiwi speedster managed to pick only three wickets from the five games he played; however, impressed with his raw pace.
JASPRIT BUMRAH (9/10)
Jasprit Bumrah is growing in stature with each passing game. He has been terrific in this tournament once again returning with 19 wickets from 16 matches am an economy rate of 6.63. Bumrah’s form and rhythm will be a massive boost to the Indian National Cricket Team ahead of the World Cup.
LASITH MALINGA (7/10)
Lasith Malinga finished as the second highest wicket-taker for the Mumbai Indians with 16 wickets although his economy in on the higher side. However, it boiled down to a terrific last over from Malinga which gave Mumbai their fourth IPL title.
YUVRAJ SINGH (4/10)
Yuvraj Singh started the tournament on a high with a half-century against Delhi Capitals. However, soon after he lost his form and had to sit out for the rest of the competition. The veteran all-rounder amassed 98 runs from four matches at an average of 24.50.
MAYANK MARKANDE (2/10)
The young leg-spinner failed to replicate his efforts from the last season and eventually lost his place in the playing XI. Mayanak Markande managed to claim only one wicket from the three games he played at an economy rate of 9.83.
EVIN LEWIS (3/10)
Evin Lewis was subdued by Quinton de Kock‘s strong performance at the top of the batting order. The Windies opener featured only in three games scoring 48 runs with the highest score of 32 a strike-rate of under 100.
BEN CUTTING (2.5/10)
The Australian all-rounder has made a name for himself in the T20 format, but it was not enough to find him a regular place in the playing XI. He played only three games in the season chipping in with only one wicket and scoring 18 runs with an unbeaten 13 as the highest score.
SIDDESH LAD (2/10)
After warming the benches for long, Siddhesh Lad finally made his debut for the Mumbai Indians in this season. However, he played only one game scoring only 15 runs. But this will be a learning curve for the young batsman.
BARINDER SRAN (1/10)
The left-arm fast bowler didn’t get much of a game-time with Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga leading the charge. Barinder Sran remained wicketless in both the games he played and couldn’t impress to earn him more matches.
JAYANT YADAV (3.5/10)
The off-spinner burst onto the scene with high expectations. However, Jayant Yadav managed to get only two games picking only one wicket and went for too many runs in both the outings.
ANUKUL ROY (3.5/10)
Anukul Roy grabbed eyeballs during his stint in the U19 World Cup. Mumbai Indians roped in with high expectations but gave him only one game where he returned with one for 11 against Chennai Super Kings. He boasts the best average and economy rate in this IPL. Meanwhile, it will be a learning curve for the young spinner.