Rohit Sharma scored a fluent half-century that helped Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets within the Indian Premier League final on Tuesday to clinch their fifth title. Chasing 157 runs for the title, Mumbai had the sport of their grasp with Rohit and Suryakumar Yadav within the center. Within the 11th over, a mix-up between the duo resulted in the latter dropping his wicket. Rohit got here charging down for a single however Suryakumar wasn’t and tried to ship again his skipper however it was too late. Somewhat than exhibiting his frustration, Suryakumar selflessly sacrificed his wicket and walked again to the pavilion. He scored 19 runs off 20 deliveries.
After the incident, followers on Twitter hailed Suryakumar as the right team man for sacrificing his wicket for his captain.
“Man with golden heart Suryakumar Yadav sacrificed his wicket for #RohitSharma what a player he’s #MIvsDC #Suryakumaryadhav,” a user stated.
After the match, Suryakumar was requested concerning the mix-up within the center with Rohit Sharma and the MI batsman stated that he would not thoughts sacrificing his wicket for his captain.
“Rohit was batting very effectively at that second. Most significantly he has been anchoring the innings loads since first sport. I do not thoughts sacrificing my wicket for him at all,” Suryakumar stated within the post-match interview.
Within the chase, Rohit Sharma scored a half-century whereas Quinton de Kock, Ishan Kishan, and Suryakumar too made notable contributions.
The subsequent best team within the event is Chennai Super Kings, who’ve won three IPL titles