The Delhi Capitals team reached the final for the first time but could not fulfill their dream of winning the title and Mumbai won the IPL gleaming trophy for the record 5th time in Dubai on Tuesday. Despite the defeat, Delhi coach Ricky Ponting said he was proud of his team’s players. He also praised Captain Shreyas Iyer.
The Delhi Capitals team was beaten by Mumbai Indians by 5 wickets. Delhi scored 156 for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs, batting first thanks to the innings of Shreyas Iyer (65 *). Mumbai achieved this target by losing five wickets in 18.4 overs.
After the defeat, Delhi coach Ponting said, “Mumbai Indians have been a better team, they beat us four times. I am very proud of the way we played cricket. We have good players.
Regarding Captain Shreyas Iyer, he said, ‘He is a great young player, a great captain and a great human being. Their status has increased considerably in the last 12 months. In the final, Iyer played 50 balls in his innings with 6 fours and 2 sixes. He scored a total of 519 runs in 17 matches in the 13th season with 3 half-centuries.