Delhi Captains captain Shreyas Iyer won the toss and elected to bat. With that .. Marcus Steinis (0), who started the Delhi innings with Shikhar Dhawan (3×4 off 15:13 balls), was out with the first ball. Ajinkya Rahane (2), who came in later, also took the wicket. Shortly afterwards, Shikhar Dhawan was also bowled by spinner Jayant Yadav as Delhi struggled to 22/3.
Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant, who were at the crease at this stage, played slowly at first and then changed gears. Rishabh Pant hit two sixes in an over by spinner Krunal Pandya. The pair put on 96 for the fourth wicket as Shreyas also rallied. But .. Pant was out at team score 118 .. Simran hitmeyer (5) and Akshar Patel (9) who came later disappointed. However .. Shreyas remained at the crease till the end .. gave Delhi a score of 156 runs.
This is the first time the Delhi team has played in the IPL final. This is the sixth time that the Mumbai team has played in the final. The Mumbai team lost to Chennai in the 2010 final and went on to win the title in the 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019 seasons.