Champions League Twenty20 - Final

Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals

Mumbai Indians won by 33 runs

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Senthil: "I think Smith wicket is key to this match, if he runaway at the start then I don't think RR can catch up them thereafter. I also feel MI have too many batsmen suited for this pitch and better player of spin while Watson seems the most dangerous batsman from RR since even his mis-hits can go for a six here like Pollards."

7.40pm: We're 20 minutes from the start.

Nishant Jain: "Don't forget it was the same situation that led Mumbai Indians to the title in 2011. Bangalore, the clear favorites that time had played most of their matches at their home turf. But the final happened to be in Chennai, where the wicket was very much unlike Bangalore. RCB couldn't adjust to the slow Chennai wicket and succumbed."

Also check out my colleague George Binoy's take on the final.

SAGAR: "Rajasthan chasing and Hodge is not there little advantage for Mumbai...Toss doesn't matter for MI they did play semi & final on same pitch in IPL also with both situations bowling first & batting first and won both...expecting same result here also"

Durlav Dhadumia: "Don't want to disrespect Sachin but I think Rahul Dravid's will be more fairytale like if he manages to get RR a win here than when compared with Sachin's MI's win."

Toss, 7.30pm: Dravid has won the toss and Rajasthan will bowl first. Kusal Perera will play today. No Hodge today.

Rohit Sharma: "We adapted well to the conditions here in Kotla. The dew doesn't really matter too much, our bowlers are experienced enough."

Glenn Maxwell is in for Mitchell Johnson, the only change for Mumbai.

Uwaisul Karnain: "I know Brad Hodge is a big miss for RR today with all of his experience. But having said that RR has recalled Kusal Perera the young Sri Lankan wicket keeper who was having a very good time against NZ A recently and won't be a bad replacement for Hodge."

7.20pm, pitch report: Dry, should take spin. Should play better than it looks, says Ian Bishop. For the faster men, they will have to use the slower ball more, says Pommie. 150 or 160 can be considered a high score.

Subash CV: "Two legends playing against each other, for the last time. Will tune-in purely for that. I have been a huge fan of both Sachin & Dravid over years...decades. These two players have given to the game as much they have received from the game, which used to be synonymous with 'gentleman', an expression I feel is more PG Wodehouse-ian these days. But these two greats rock. Will miss them for their dedication, passion, hardwork and behaviour, character."

Ishan Jain: "As per the current form, RR is the clear favorite. But one thing that goes against them is that they have played all their matches at Jaipur, which is different venue altogether. MI can surprise them big-time, just like the way they surprised RCB in 2011 edition."

Lots of stuff to catch up on for this match. Royals' Paddy Upton spoke to my colleague Arya Yuyutsu about what makes Royals click. The players really look out for each other. Case in point was Brad Hodge. Watch it here.

Also check our road-to-the-final galleries. Mumbai, and Rajasthan.

7pm: Hello everyone and welcome to the coverage of the Champions League final in Delhi. Dravid v Tendulkar. That was the pre-tournament hype. They are back for the final. One of them will have a memorable farewell from the limited-overs game. The preview for this game has more.

Dravid: "One final time is nice. It's funny that we've played against each other more in coloured clothing. You must remember that Sachin is 7 years senior to me as a cricketer. Great tournament this is, for the youngsters this is a great experience. I'm ok giving away my jersey number. Dinesh Karthik is wearing mine I think. It's been a roller coaster ride for Royals. I couldn't have asked for anything more, a great journey."

Sachin: "I think I captained Rahul for the first time in whites, a Wills Trophy match in 1993 or 94. Any day in my team he would be the No.3. He loved challenges, I knew we could bank on Rahul. All the players love this tournament. We have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know so many players, as people. It's about sharing knowledge, that has happened in the last six years."

The two were speaking to Ravi Shastri.

Rohan: "The God of Cricket vs The Wall of Cricket....can't get anything better than this...the two greatest cricketers in Indian cricket history playing against each other...More than MI winning or RR winning,i want to see the two of them give us a last glimpse of what they used to be.."

0.1

Faulkner to Smith, no run, beats him first up! Moves away slightly and just beats the outside edge

0.2

Faulkner to Smith, no run, this one stops on Smith and he ends up stabbing it to the off side, bounced a bit more

0.3

Faulkner to Smith, SIX, two balls of warm-up enough! This was fractionally short outside off and he pulls and it's over deep midwicket, raw power

0.4

Faulkner to Smith, no run, Faulkner bowls full on the pads and he clips it down to square leg

0.5

Faulkner to Smith, no run, angles it on the stumps and he stays forward and steers it to the off side

Square leg goes back, fine leg uo

0.6

Faulkner to Smith, no run, lands outside leg and traps him on the pad, tries to flick it

End of over 1 (6 runs) Mumbai Indians 6/0 (RR: 6.00)
DR Smith    6* (6b 1x6)      JP Faulkner    1-0-6-0
SR Tendulkar    0* (0b)     

Watson to Tendulkar

1.1

Watson to Tendulkar, 1 run, extra bounce straight away and Tendulkar fends it off high on the bat and takes a quick single to point

1.2

Watson to Smith, 1 run, drifts a bit on the pad and he turns it in front of midwicket and sets off

1.3

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, this was fuller and he gets forward and pushes it towards mid-off

1.4

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, close call for Tendulkar! Watson gets this one to nip back in from outside off, hits him on the pad and Dharmasena reckoned that was missing leg, that was a good shout though, could have hit the leg stump

1.5

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, nearly gives it away here, short outside the off stump and he arches back and tries to cut but misses

1.6

Watson to Tendulkar, no run, tries to work it to the on side and he gets a outside edge

End of over 2 (2 runs) Mumbai Indians 8/0 (RR: 4.00)
SR Tendulkar    1* (5b)      SR Watson    1-0-2-0
DR Smith    7* (7b 1x6)      JP Faulkner    1-0-6-0

2.1

Faulkner to Smith, FOUR, straight as it gets! Picks a length ball and lofts through the line and it's a one-bounce four to the sightscreen

2.2

Faulkner to Smith, no run

2.3

Faulkner to Smith, 1 run, Direct hit and Smith might be in trouble! Smith gets an outside edge that flies towards third man, Shukla gathers and throws it to the non-striker's end, Smith was rather casual in making his ground, Faulkner let the ball hit the stump direct and Smith had just made his ground

2.4

Faulkner to Tendulkar, no run, comes down the track and drives straight to mid-off

2.5

Faulkner to Tendulkar, FOUR, that gets the crowd going! This was angled on the stumps and Tendulkar opens the face of the bat and drives it crisply past cover, good timing

2.6

Faulkner to Tendulkar, no run, stays back and pushes it towards backward point

End of over 3 (9 runs) Mumbai Indians 17/0 (RR: 5.66)
SR Tendulkar    5* (8b 1x4)      JP Faulkner    2-0-15-0
DR Smith    12* (10b 1x4 1x6)      SR Watson    1-0-2-0

3.1

Shukla to Smith, 1 run, stays back and he punches it wide of mid-on for a single

Garry: "That lbw shout looked pretty good, but how's the nerves from an umpy, to give Tendulkar out in his last T20??"

3.2

Shukla to Tendulkar, 1 run, Shukla bowls that full and Tendulkar goes deep in the crease and plays it late, flicks it with ease past square leg

3.3

Shukla to Smith, 2 runs, another fuller one and Smith gets an outside edge that sneaks past backward point

3.4

Shukla to Smith, FOUR, almost went all the way! This was fractionally short and Smith picked the length early, fetches it from outside off and pulled in front of square, one bounce

Third man comes up, mid-on goes back

3.5

Shukla to Smith, 1 leg bye, drifts on the pads and he turns it away and the keeper does well to slide and stop it

3.6

Shukla to Tendulkar, 1 run, a bit short on the body and he turns it away towards short fine leg, Faulkner fumbles

End of over 4 (10 runs) Mumbai Indians 27/0 (RR: 6.75)
SR Tendulkar    7* (10b 1x4)      R Shukla    1-0-9-0
DR Smith    19* (14b 2x4 1x6)      JP Faulkner    2-0-15-0

4.1

Watson to Tendulkar, FOUR, that's a freebie, generously drifting on the pads with the fine leg up, easily helped on its way wide of the fielder

4.2

Watson to Tendulkar, FOUR, another poor ball but take nothing away from the shot, half volley outside off and Tendulkar leans forward and times this past mid-off, sped away and the batsman held the pose

4.3

Watson to Tendulkar, OUT, Tendulkar's off stump goes cartwheeling! This was on the off stump and he was looking to force it away straight, stayed rooted to the crease, Tendulkar drives away from the body leaves a big gap between bat and pad, the ball crashes onto the off stump and it does a few revolutions before landing a few yards back

SR Tendulkar b Watson 15 (20m 13b 3x4 0x6) SR: 115.38

The Mumbai players rush out and give Tendulkar a guard of honour as he heads to the pavilion. Tendulkar looks around and waves his bat

4.4

Watson to Rayudu, 1 wide, drifts down the leg side and Samson appeals for a catch, thinks it brushed the glove, wide called though

4.4

Watson to Rayudu, no run, stays back at the crease and defends this late

4.5

Watson to Rayudu, no run, comes forward and defends this late

4.6

Watson to Rayudu, FOUR, this was a fuller one and Rayudiu went forward and heaved it over midwicket, put more power behind that shot

End of over 5 (13 runs) Mumbai Indians 40/1 (RR: 8.00)
AT Rayudu    4* (3b 1x4)      SR Watson    2-0-15-1
DR Smith    19* (14b 2x4 1x6)      R Shukla    1-0-9-0

5.1

Shukla to Smith, no run, fullish outside off and he pushes it the off side

5.2

Shukla to Smith, 1 run, seemed to hurry onto him, he forced it away towards mid-on

Anandh Parthasarathy: "That ironical moment, when Sachin's first score for MI is a 4 and his last scoring shot for MI is also a 4!!!!"

5.3

Shukla to Rayudu, no run, Rayudu allows this one to go through, judges the bounce, skidded through to the keeper

5.4

Shukla to Rayudu, 2 runs, drives away from the body and it's in the air and just wide of cover, didn't time that well

5.5

Shukla to Rayudu, 2 runs, this was fuller on the pads and clipped away towards square leg

5.6

Shukla to Rayudu, 1 run, drifts on the pads and he turns it across the line for a single

Deva: "SRT is given the guard of honor..It might not be the last time though if this match gets into the super over..lets hope the trophy is shared in a competitive way for honoring two great cricketers of modern time..Dravid and Tendulkar.. fingers crossed :)"

End of over 6 (6 runs) Mumbai Indians 46/1 (RR: 7.66)
AT Rayudu    9* (7b 1x4)      R Shukla    2-0-15-0
DR Smith    20* (16b 2x4 1x6)      SR Watson    2-0-15-1

6.1

Cooper to Rayudu, 1 run, that was nicely played but only a single, full on the pads and he chipped it over midwicket, the sweeper picks up

6.2

Cooper to Smith, no run, fuller on the stumps and he gets an inside edge to the boot

6.3

Cooper to Smith, 1 run, full on the pads and he gets a single to square leg

6.4

Cooper to Rayudu, 1 run, outside off and he gets an outside edge down to third man

6.5

Cooper to Smith, 1 run, this was a lower full toss and Smith quietly pushes it away towards long-on

6.6

Cooper to Rayudu, 1 wide, slower ball but he tosses it down the leg side

6.6

Cooper to Rayudu, no run, that's one of the more desperate caught behind appeals you will see! This was short and wide outside off, Rayudu looks to cut but misses, Yagnik appeals and Rayudu shakes his head, the umpire didn't think there's a nick, a flabbergasted Yagnik persists

A moth flew past the bat and it's posslble the ball hit the moth instead of the edge. Bizarre

End of over 7 (5 runs) Mumbai Indians 51/1 (RR: 7.28)
AT Rayudu    11* (10b 1x4)      KK Cooper    1-0-5-0
DR Smith    22* (19b 2x4 1x6)      R Shukla    2-0-15-0

7.1

Tambe to Smith, 1 run, tossed yo and he gets forward and drives wide of the bowler

7.2

Tambe to Rayudu, 1 run, gets forward and punches it down to long-on

7.3

Tambe to Smith, no run, comes forward and gets an inside edge to the pad

7.4

Tambe to Smith, no run, goes for the wild slog but misses

7.5

Tambe to Smith, no run

7.6

Tambe to Smith, 1 run, comes forward and drives to long-on

End of over 8 (3 runs) Mumbai Indians 54/1 (RR: 6.75)
DR Smith    24* (24b 2x4 1x6)      PV Tambe    1-0-3-0
AT Rayudu    12* (11b 1x4)      KK Cooper    1-0-5-0

8.1

Cooper to Smith, no run, fires that full outside off and he digs it out to the off side

8.2

Cooper to Smith, 1 run, this was a low full flicked away wide of midwicket

8.3

Cooper to Rayudu, no run, he comes down the track and mistimes it, ends up edging it to the body

Vijay: "Although seldom given to posture, one could sense a slight fluttering of Sachin's ego and an intent to show who's the boss after that exquisite cover drive. A pity that he was quickly brought down to earth the next delivery. Take a bow, Sachin. That cover drive will remain etched forever."

8.4

Cooper to Rayudu, 1 run, drifts towards leg and he clips it to the leg side

8.5

Cooper to Smith, no run, he sees the fuller ball outside off and can't help himself, goes for the drive and misses it, extra pace and almost on a yorker length

8.6

Cooper to Smith, 1 run, tries another yorker and it's a low full toss clipped to deep square leg

Vijay's comment summed up what I was going to say too. That shot was brilliant

End of over 9 (3 runs) Mumbai Indians 57/1 (RR: 6.33)
DR Smith    26* (28b 2x4 1x6)      KK Cooper    2-0-8-0
AT Rayudu    13* (13b 1x4)      PV Tambe    1-0-3-0

9.1

Tambe to Smith, no run, tries to force it to the off side and he mistimes it back to the bowler

9.2

Tambe to Smith, no run, full on the pads and he works it to the leg side

9.3

Tambe to Smith, 1 run, keeps a bit low and he stays back and punches to the off side

9.4

Tambe to Rayudu, 1 run, Rayudu comes down the track and bashes it down the ground, long-on picks up

9.5

Tambe to Smith, 1 run, flatter one and Smith works it to long-on

9.6

Tambe to Rayudu, no run, beats him! Tambe teased him by tossing it a bit slowly, Rayudu was too early on the drive and nearly edged it to the keeper, Yagnik fumbles

End of over 10 (3 runs) Mumbai Indians 60/1 (RR: 6.00)
AT Rayudu    14* (15b 1x4)      PV Tambe    2-0-6-0
DR Smith    28* (32b 2x4 1x6)      KK Cooper    2-0-8-0

10.1

Watson to Smith, FOUR, not the best bit of fielding I'm afraid, this was short and Smith pulls in front of square, Perera runs to his left from deep midwicket but not quick enough, he jumped but the ball evaded him

10.2

Watson to Smith, FOUR, this was full outside off and Smith goes aerial over cover, beats the sweeper in the deep

10.3

Watson to Smith, FOUR, 3 out of 3 and Watson knows he's bowled a bad one, friendly short delivery and Smith rocks back and biffs it wide of square leg

10.4

Watson to Smith, 2 runs, stays back and times the punch very well down to long-off

10.5

Watson to Smith, 1 run, gets forward and drives towards extra cover

10.6

Watson to Rayudu, no run, Rayudu eyes the pull but he's too early on the shot and ends up swishing at thin air

End of over 11 (15 runs) Mumbai Indians 75/1 (RR: 6.81)
AT Rayudu    14* (16b 1x4)      SR Watson    3-0-30-1
DR Smith    43* (37b 5x4 1x6)      PV Tambe    2-0-6-0

11.1

Tambe to Smith, 1 run, flatter one and he chips it over midwicket

11.2

Tambe to Rayudu, 1 run, down the track and he mistimes the drive towards mid-on

11.3

Tambe to Smith, OUT, bowled on the slog! This was a flatter one and Smith was on his knee early to slog it away over deep midwicket, hits the off stump and a frustrated Smith nearly kicks down the other two stumps

DR Smith b Tambe 44 (49m 39b 5x4 1x6) SR: 112.82

11.4

Tambe to Sharma, 1 run, full outside off and he drives him down to deep cover

11.5

Tambe to Rayudu, FOUR, lovely shot! Rayudu gives him the charge and lofts crisply over the bowler's head, headed to the sightscreen like a bullet

11.6

Tambe to Rayudu, no run, down the track again and Tambe bowls it flatter, ends up yorking the batsman

Ashwin: "Frankly that was just enjoyment of playing an exquisite drive. His extended follow through suggested that he enjoyed it. The ego seemed to came in the next ball where he didn't move his feet at all."

End of over 12 (7 runs) Mumbai Indians 82/2 (RR: 6.83)
AT Rayudu    19* (19b 2x4)      PV Tambe    3-0-13-1
RG Sharma    1* (1b)      SR Watson    3-0-30-1

12.1

Binny to Sharma, no run, tries to flick it away and he gets hit on the pads

12.2

Binny to Sharma, SIX, whoa! A Rohit special, length ball on middle and leg and he bends forward slightly and plays a nonchalant pull over deep midwicket, several rows back, with Rohit there's the 'T' word

12.3

Binny to Sharma, 1 run

12.4

Binny to Rayudu, FOUR, length ball on the pads and Rayudu plays a similar front foot pull down to deep square leg

12.5

Binny to Rayudu, 1 run, full on the stumps and he pushes it down to long-off

12.6

Binny to Sharma, FOUR, lovely drive! Fullish outside off and he gets forward and crashes it past cover, beats the sweeper

End of over 13 (16 runs) Mumbai Indians 98/2 (RR: 7.53)
RG Sharma    12* (5b 1x4 1x6)      STR Binny    1-0-16-0
AT Rayudu    24* (21b 3x4)      PV Tambe    3-0-13-1

13.1

Tambe to Rayudu, FOUR, another Rayudu special down the ground! Makes room and gives the charge, comes to the pitch of the ball and lofts over the bowler

13.2

Tambe to Rayudu, 1 run, down the track again and he mistimes the loft down to deep midwicket

13.3

Tambe to Sharma, 1 run, turns it towards midwicket and the young man Tambe does the honours by sprinting all the way to stop the ball himself, prevents the second run

13.4

Tambe to Rayudu, OUT, Tambe knocks the off stump down again! Rayudu was intent on using his feet irrespective of the trajectory of the ball, flatter one, drops it shorter, makes room and charges down, swings and misses, Tambe looks skywards and yells

AT Rayudu b Tambe 29 (37m 24b 4x4 0x6) SR: 120.83

13.5

Tambe to Pollard, no run, flatter delivery and he pushes it to the off side

13.6

Tambe to Pollard, no run, chops it towards short third man and Pollars risks leaving his crease, wisely sent back, the throw was flat to the keeper

Radhesh: "All the good work by Tambe undone by more illustrious team mates.. Watson and Binny are leaking runs.."

End of over 14 (6 runs) Mumbai Indians 104/3 (RR: 7.42)
KA Pollard    0* (2b)      PV Tambe    4-0-19-2
RG Sharma    13* (6b 1x4 1x6)      STR Binny    1-0-16-0

14.1

Shukla to Sharma, 3 runs, fullish on the stumps and he turns the face of the bat and works it to deep midwicket, pushes for the third run and they make it okay

14.2

Shukla to Pollard, no run, stays back at the crease and knocks it to the off side

14.3

Shukla to Pollard, 1 wide, drifts wide down the leg side, tries to force it away

14.3

Shukla to Pollard, 2 runs, little short of a length and he punches it behind point, Binny has some work to do a third man

14.4

Shukla to Pollard, 1 leg bye, quick single, drops it to the off side and sets off, Shukla does well to sprint forward and attempt to flick it on to the stumps on the dive, misses

14.5

Shukla to Sharma, FOUR, 4000 T20 runs for Rohit! Gets there in style, he deliberately moves across his stumps and gently paddles a low full toss wide of short fine leg, premeditated and exquisite

14.6

Shukla to Sharma, FOUR, this was short and wide outside off and Rohit reaches for it and cuts wide of point, back to back fours

Nandan: "That Was Tambe's 12 Wicket Of The Tournament,Which Makes Him The Highest Wicket-Taker Of The Tournament!!now who Would have Guessed That?? :D"

End of over 15 (15 runs) Mumbai Indians 119/3 (RR: 7.93)
RG Sharma    24* (9b 3x4 1x6)      R Shukla    3-0-29-0
KA Pollard    2* (5b)      PV Tambe    4-0-19-2

15.1

Cooper to Pollard, 2 runs, Pollard chips it over square leg and Samson nearly messes up at the deep, leaps to his left at the last min to stop it

15.2

Cooper to Pollard, SIX, fractionally short and Pollard picks the length early and bashes a flat six just over wide long-on's reach, all power

15.3

Cooper to Pollard, 1 run

15.4

Cooper to Sharma, SIX, did that brush the clouds on the way! Slower ball by Cooper, Rohit gets on his knee and slogs it high and several rows over wide long-on, gave that everything

15.5

Cooper to Sharma, 1 run, it's a low full toss and he pushes it down to long-on

15.6

Cooper to Pollard, FOUR, expensive over! Cooper fires that full outside off, no slip in place so Pollard opened the face of the bat and dabbed it late past the keeper

Vishal Sheokand: "The ball didn't exactly went in the direction of swing of bat, hit the very bottom of the bat, and still went for a six! Don't the laws of physics hold for Pollard??"

End of over 16 (20 runs) Mumbai Indians 139/3 (RR: 8.68)
KA Pollard    15* (9b 1x4 1x6)      KK Cooper    3-0-28-0
RG Sharma    31* (11b 3x4 2x6)      R Shukla    3-0-29-0

16.1

Faulkner to Sharma, 1 run, fullish outside off and he steers it straight to Tambe to cover point

16.2

Faulkner to Pollard, OUT, leg stump knocked down! Faulkner fired that on the leg stump, Pollard was looking to play across the line, leaves a gap between pad and bat and the leg stump goes back a couple of yards

KA Pollard b Faulkner 15 (14m 10b 1x4 1x6) SR: 150.00

16.3

Faulkner to Maxwell, FOUR, effortless start by Maxwell, drifts on the pads and he chips it in the air with ease over square leg

16.4

Faulkner to Maxwell, SIX, Maxwell's trying to outdo Rohit with exquisite chips over the on side! Length ball and he effortlessly lofts him a few rows back over deep square leg

16.5

Faulkner to Maxwell, 1 run, tries to have this but he mistimes it to the on side

16.6

Faulkner to Sharma, 1 run, full outside off and he jams it out to short third man

End of over 17 (13 runs) Mumbai Indians 152/4 (RR: 8.94)
RG Sharma    33* (13b 3x4 2x6)      JP Faulkner    3-0-28-1
GJ Maxwell    11* (3b 1x4 1x6)      KK Cooper    3-0-28-0

17.1

Shukla to Sharma, OUT, Rohit can't clear the rope this time! This was pitched up on middle and Rohit played from the crease, tried to loft it over deep midwicket, in the air and caught by Faulkner just in front of the rope

RG Sharma c Faulkner b Shukla 33 (28m 14b 3x4 2x6) SR: 235.71

17.2

Shukla to Maxwell, SIX, Hold the pose Glenn! That was something! Pitched up on middle and off and Maxwell lofts im downtown and sends it over the sightscreen, effortless and the balance was perfect

17.3

Shukla to Maxwell, 2 runs, slogs it towards deep midwicket for a couple

17.4

Shukla to Maxwell, FOUR, it's too full down the leg side and Maxwell easily helps it on its way down to fine leg, short fine leg was in place

17.5

Shukla to Maxwell, (no ball) 1 run, down the track and this was a waist high full toss, placed to the on side

17.5

Shukla to Karthik, SIX, off the mark with a massive six! Low full toss and he slogs him several rows over deep midwicket, it was better than a slog, top shot

17.6

Shukla to Karthik, no run, comes round the wicket and he fires it on a yorker length, makes room and misses

Raghu IFMR: "That awesome nonchalant straight six by Maxwell itself is worth half a million.."

End of over 18 (20 runs) Mumbai Indians 172/5 (RR: 9.55)
KD Karthik    6* (2b 1x6)      R Shukla    4-0-49-1
GJ Maxwell    24* (7b 2x4 2x6)      JP Faulkner    3-0-28-1

18.1

Faulkner to Maxwell, no run, fires that full and wide outside off and Maxwell tries to dig it out, bat hits the ground and Yagnik appeals alone for a catch

18.2

Faulkner to Maxwell, 1 wide, another full and wide one outside off and he tries to dig it out

18.2

Faulkner to Maxwell, 2 runs, full outside off and he drills it down to wide long-off

18.3

Faulkner to Maxwell, FOUR, how cheeky is that?! Low full toss on the stumps and Maxwell plays the reverse sweep, the ball balloons off the face of the bat and beats the bemused keeper

18.4

Faulkner to Maxwell, FOUR, Maxwell unstoppable! Faulkner dishes out a full and wide one outside off and Maxwell opens the face of the bat and scoops it over point, nearly went all the way for a flat six

18.5

Faulkner to Maxwell, 1 run, length ball and he bludgeons it flat and one bounce to deep midwicket

18.6

Faulkner to Karthik, SIX, 18 off the over! Length ball and Karthik makes room and lofts it quite effortlessly over the sightscreen

End of over 19 (18 runs) Mumbai Indians 190/5 (RR: 10.00)
KD Karthik    12* (3b 2x6)      JP Faulkner    4-0-46-1
GJ Maxwell    35* (12b 4x4 2x6)      R Shukla    4-0-49-1

19.1

Cooper to Maxwell, 1 run, full outside off and he jams it out to point

19.2

Cooper to Karthik, 1 run, fullish on the pads and he works it to midwicket

19.3

Cooper to Maxwell, 1 run, OUT, no need to consult the third umpire there! Maxwell makes room and carves it behind point, Tambe sprints from third man and gathers and fires a flat throw to the keeper, Yagnik throws himself towards the stumps and Maxwell is well short

GJ Maxwell run out 37 (17m 14b 4x4 2x6) SR: 264.28

19.4

Cooper to Harbhajan Singh, SIX, Harbhajan puts away a friendly full toss, hammers it over deep midwicket

19.5

Cooper to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, full and worked down to fine leg and that's the 200

19.6

Cooper to Karthik, 2 runs, low full toss to end the innings, mistimed wide of long-off, Cooper wants the throw at his end but the fielder fires it to the keeper

121 off the last 8 overs! Mumbai have taken their score past 200 and at the pitch report 150-160 was considered a "high score". It means that Rajasthan have a massive task, without the services of Hodge. Much will depend on Watson. Can Tambe do something special with the bat too? He stood out with the ball tonight. Join us shortly for the chase.

End of over 20 (12 runs) Mumbai Indians 202/6
KD Karthik    15* (5b 2x6)      KK Cooper    4-0-40-0
Harbhajan Singh    7* (2b 1x6)      JP Faulkner    4-0-46-1
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Oct 8, 2013

The Mumbai Indians squad pay homage to Sachin Tendulkar, Mumbai, October 8, 2013

The Mumbai Indians squad pay homage to Sachin Tendulkar

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Oct 6, 2013

Mumbai Indians pose with the Champions League trophy, Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals, Final, Champions League 2013, Delhi, October 6, 2013

Mumbai Indians pose with the Champions League trophy

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