The most exciting match in IPL history which became memorable
In this article today, we will tell about the five best matches of IPL history which became memorable in IPL history. That is – The Most Interesting Match in IPL History. At number 5 in this list is the 36th match of IPL 2020 which was played between Mumbai and Punjab team.
5. Mumbai vs Punjab 36th match of IPL 2020 season
The 36th match of the IPL 2020 season was being played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. In this match, Mumbai Indians captained by Rohit Sharma and Punjab Kings captained by KL Rahul were face to face. This is the only match in IPL history that has two super overs.
Batting first in the match, Mumbai scored 176 runs in 20 overs losing 6 wickets with the help of 53 runs from Quinton de Kock. Batting in reply, Punjab also made 176 in their 20 overs with the help of KL’s 77 runs, losing 6 wickets, making the match a tie.
In the first super over of the match, Punjab batted and set a target of 5 runs, in response to which Mumbai also scored the first super over 5 runs to tie the match again. In the second super over of the match, Mumbai set a target of 11 runs, in response to which Punjab achieved this score in just 4 balls without losing any wickets. This match was so great that it will not be forgotten even by forgetting.
4. final Match of IPL 2019, Chennai vs Mumbai
The final match of the 12th season of IPL 2019 was being played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad, in which the Chennai Super Kings captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Mumbai Indians captained by Rohit Sharma were face to face. It was a very exciting match. Because of which people still remember this match.
The Mumbai Indians team, batting first in this match, scored 149 runs, losing 8 wickets with the help of 41 runs by Kieron Pollard.
Deepak Chahar took 3 wickets for Chennai. The Chennai Super Kings team, chasing the target, was moving towards victory easily.
Shane Watson attempted to lead the match to a victory by playing an 80-run innings. But he did not get the support of other batsmen, due to which his team could not manage to score 2 runs in the last ball, due to which Mumbai Indians won the match by 1 run.
3. Final Match of IPL 2017, Rising Pune Supergiant vs Mumbai Indians
The final match of the 10th season of IPL 2017 was being played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. In this match, the team led by Rohit Sharma, Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiant led by Steve Smith were face to face. The match ended on a very exciting turn.
In this match, the Mumbai Indians team, batting first, scored only 129 runs in 20 overs, losing 8 wickets with the help of Krunal Pandya’s 47 runs. Jaydev Unadkat had taken 2 wickets. Chasing the target, the team of Rising Pune Supergiant was moving towards victory easily at one time.
Captain Steve Smith had a brilliant innings of 51 runs. But he did not get the support of other batsmen, due to which his team could not manage to score 4 runs in the last ball. Due to which Mumbai Indians won this match by just 1 run, it was a very close match.
IPL 2014 season 19th match, Rajasthan vs Kolkata
The 19th match of the IPL 2014 season was being played at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. In this match, Kolkata Knight Riders captained by Gautam Gambhir and Punjab Kings (Kings XI Punjab) captained by George Bailey were face to face. This match was exciting till the last moments.
In this match, Punjab, batting first, set a target of 199 runs by losing 4 wickets with the help of 115 runs from Wriddhiman Saha. Piyush Chawla took 2 wickets for Kolkata. Kolkata, chasing down the target, made a tremendous grip on the match from the very beginning.
The Punjab bowlers returned to the match and showed the pavilion route to the 7 Kolkata batsmen. But still Kolkata managed to win the match by 3 wickets in 19.3 overs with the help of Manish Pandey’s 94 runs. Punjab performed brilliantly in this match but still the team had to face defeat by going to a thrilling turn.
1. 45th match of IPL 2008 season, Punjab vs Mumbai Indians
The 45th match of the IPL 2008 season was being played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. In this match, the team of Mumbai Indians led by Sachin Tendulkar and Punjab Kings (Kings XI Punjab) led by Yuvraj Singh were face to face. The match ended with a very exciting turn.
In this match, Punjab batted first and lost 4 wickets with the help of 81 runs from Shaun Marsh and set a target of 189 runs in 20 overs. Siddharth Chitnis took 2 wickets for Mumbai. Mumbai started off badly to chase the target.
Coming into the match, Mumbai came close to winning the match with the help of Sachin Tendulkar’s 65 runs, but in the end, Mumbai lost by just 1 run in the match. Yuvraj Singh and S.K. for Punjab Sreesanth took 2–2 wickets. The match ended at such an exciting turn, where the hearts of the audience got beaten.