The Mumbai Indians team defeated Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets in the final match of IPL 2020 to clinch the IPL title for the fifth time. In the match played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Delhi Capitals batted first and scored 156 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs thanks to the innings of captain Shreyas Iyer (not out 65) and Rishabh Pant (56). In reply, Mumbai Indians achieved this target in 18.4 overs due to Rohit Sharma’s 68-run innings. In the IPL played in the UAE, Mumbai batsman Ishan Kishan held the record for the most sixes in this season.
Ishaan Kishan scored the most six in the tournament, overtaking the biggies in the IPL 2020. The left-handed batsman hit a total of 30 sixes in 14 matches played this season. Ishaan also played in the final match played against Delhi Capitals by winning an unbeaten innings of 33 runs with the help of 3 fours and a six in 19 balls. In terms of hitting the most sixes this season, second place was Rajasthan Royals batsman Sanju Samson, who hit a total of 26 sixes in 14 matches. Hardik Pandya (25) was at number three in the list and Nicholas Pooran (25) at number four.
For the Jharkhand batsman, this season was no less than a dream, he scored 516 runs in 14 matches played in IPL 2020 at a stunning strike rate of 145.76, during which Ishaan also scored four half-century and his highest score in the tournament was 99. Ishaan Kishan also played an important role in the team’s final in the first qualifier by playing a knockout of 55 not out against Delhi Capitals.