Mumbai Indians have won the Champion Leagure T20 Trophy after beating Royal Challengers by 31 runs.
The Chennai pitch remained unusually slow, and after the first innings it even got more slow and low which ultimately helped the Mumbai Indian spinners and the medium pacers to take the advantage in the second half.
Harbajhan played the antagonist role who took 3-20 in the crucial times ultimately getting man of the match award for his performance.
Playing first Mumbai Indian scored 139, with Franklin scoring the match's highest 41. Their Innings was also accompanied by three biserk run outs as well, which changed the momentum of the game significantly. Nannes had an impressive 1-14 in 4 overs, with Bhatkal taking 3-21, and captain Vettori 2-30.
Chasing an easy target, Dilshan provided with an excellent start with 6 off the first ball. With good captaincy by Harbajhan who allowed Malinga to appear for three consecutive overs got the ultimate wicket of Dilshan. After that till the complete collapse of Royal challengers they were never looking to consolidate , and kept losing kept losing wickets at regualr intervals. Even Gayle, and past 2 times man of the match Virat Kohli could not do anything to prevent the rampant surge by the Mumbai Indians.