At the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday, Mumbai Indians defeated Delhi Capitals to claim the title for the 5th time. While bowling first, Mumbai stopped Delhi for 156, after that Mumbai achieved this target with 5 wickets and 8 balls. In bowling, Trent Bolt shone for Mumbai, who took a total of 3 wickets while giving Delhi the initial setback, after that Rohit Sharma played a 68-run captaincy inning and showed the team the way to victory. Many amazing records are also made in this IPL, let’s take a look at these records-
Least players to use in IPL season
Mumbai Indians had a total of 24 players this year, but they used only 15 players. With this, Mumbai Indians have become the second team to use the fewest players in a season of IPL.
14 Chennai (2015)
15 Mumbai (2018)
15 Mumbai (2020)
16 Kolkata (2018)
These 15 players used by Mumbai this year – Quinton de Kock (wk), Rohit Sharma (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Kulper Nile, Jayant Yadav, Trent Bolt, Jaspreet Bumrah, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwari, James Pattinson, Dhawal Kulkarni
These players sat on the bench for the entire season – Aditya Tare, Mitchell McClenaghan, Chris Lynn, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan, Sherfen Rutherford, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai
KL Rahul becomes fourth Indian player to win Orange Cap
KL Rahul, who scored 670 runs in the 13th season of IPL, named himself Orange Cap. With this, he has become the fourth Indian player to score the most runs in a season.
Sachin Tendulkar 618 runs 2010
Robin Uthappa 660 Run 2014
Virat Kohli 973 runs 2016
KL Rahul 670 runs 2020
KL Rahul’s team did not qualify for the Kings XI Punjab playoffs. If his team managed to earn two more points, Rahul could have scored more.
Tret Bolt became the fourth player to become a man of the match in the final
Trent Boult led the pavilion to three players, scoring 30 runs in the final match against Delhi. The names of Marcus Stoinis, Ajinkya Rahane, and Shimran Hetmyer are recorded in these three wickets. Bolt was awarded the Man of the Match award due to this outstanding performance.
Kieron Pollard MI v CSK 2013
Ben Cutting SRH v RCB 2016
Shane Watson CSK v SRH 2018
Trent Bolt MI v DC 2020
Mumbai became the second team to win two consecutive titles
Defending champions Mumbai Indians captured the title for the second consecutive time by defeating Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets in the final. With this, he has equaled the 9-year-old record of Chennai Super Kings. CSK won the title in 2010 and 2011 by winning the IPL Trophy.
For the first time in the IPL, three bowlers took more than 25 wickets in a season
In this IPL played in the UAE, the bowlers were very hot. This is the first time in the history of IPL that three bowlers have claimed 25 or more wickets in a season.
Kagiso Rabada – 30 wickets
Jaspreet Bumrah – 27 wickets
Trent Boult – 25 wickets
Jofra Archer became a man of the series, this record was recorded
Rajasthan Royals fast bowler Jofra Archer, who hit 20 wickets, 175 dot balls, 5 catches, and 10 Gagan kisses in IPL 2020, was awarded the Man of the Series award. This is the first time in the history of IPL that a player from the team who is at the bottom of the points table has been awarded this award. Let me tell you, Rajasthan Royals had 12 points in the league stage.