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IPL 2017: Mumbai Indians win final by 1 run to clinch 3rd title

Unlike the previous editions where only one opening ceremony took place the 2017 edition had individual opening ceremonies in each venues.

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Mumbai Indians 2017 IPL Winning Moment

The Indian Premier League’s (IPL) 14th edition is all set to start on April 9 with Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians (MI) playing against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the Chepauk Stadium, Chennai.

Since its inception 13 years back the T20 league has gone from an experiment to a full-fledged tournament that now houses the best players and staff from across the world who battle it out to be crowned as champions.

Relive the 2017 IPL Edition 

The 2017 IPL edition was held from April 5 to May 21, 2017. Unlike the previous editions where only one opening ceremony took place the 2017 edition had individual opening ceremonies in each venues. This included Amy Jackson (Hyderabad), Shalmali Kholgade and Riteish Deshmukh (Pune), Bhoomi Trivedi, Sachin-Jigar and Tiger Shroff ( Rajkot), Harshdeep Kaur and Disha Patani (Indore),  Benny Dayal and Kriti Sanon (Bangalore),  Sushant Singh Rajput and Malaika Arora (Mumbai), Shillong Chamber Choir, Monali Thakur and Shraddha Kapoor (Kolkata) and Raftaar, Yami Gautam and Guru Randhawa (Delhi).

Group Stage

The Group Stage took place from April 5 to May 14, 2021. Mumbai Indians were the group toppers after the conclusion of the Group Stage followed by MS Dhoni’s Rising Pune Sueprgiant, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders.

Position Team Played Win Loss No Result Points Net Run Rate
1 Mumbai Indians (C) 14 10 4 0 20 0.784
2 Rising Pune Supergiant (R) 14 9 5 0 18 0.176
3 Sunrisers Hyderabad 14 8 5 1 17 0.599
4 Kolkata Knight Riders 14 8 6 0 16 0.641
5 Kings XI Punjab 14 7 7 0 14 −0.009
6 Delhi Daredevils 14 6 8 0 12 −0.512
7 Gujarat Lions 14 4 10 0 8 −0.412
8 Royal Challengers Bangalore 14 3 10 1 7 −1.299

Final

MS Dhoni’s Rising Pune Supergiant defeated Mumbai Indians in the Qualifier 1 to enter the final where as Kolkata Knight Riders beat defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Eliminator but lost to Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 2.

In the final it was Mumbai who batted first but could only mange to put 129 on the board following a feeble display with the bat. However, in a remarkable turn around the bowlers helped Mumbai make a comeback as they won the final by 1 run with the batting side losing three wickets in the final over.

Champions: Mumbai Indians

Runners-up:Rising Pune Supergiant

Orange Cap: David Warner (Australia). Sunrisers Hyderabad

Purple Cap: Bhuvneshwar Kumar (India), Sunrisers Hyderabad

Player of the Tournament: Ben Stokes (England). Rising Pune Supergiant

Man of the Match in Final: Krunal Pandya (India), Mumbai Indians