MI vs DC – IPL final 2020 LIVE: Stream, score, TV channel – Iyer hits half-century as Delhi look to set big total – The Sun

MUMBAI INDIANS and Delhi Capitals are battling it out for the IPL title in Dubai.

  • UK TV/Live stream: Sky Sports Cricket/Sky Go or NOW TV
  • In India, Star Sports will be covering the IPL final having secured the most expensive TV deal in cricket history back in 2017, which will last until 2022.
  • Live streaming for the IPL final in India is available via Hotstar.
  • Mumbai XI: Rohit (C), Quinny (WK), Surya, Ishan, Hardik, Polly, Krunal, NCN, Jayant, Boult, Bumrah
  • Delhi XI: Shikhar, Ajinkya, Shreyas (C), Rishabh (WK), Stoinis, Hetmyer, Axar, Ashwin, Kagiso, Dubey, Nortje

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    OVER 18: DELHI CAPITALS 142-5

    (Iyer 56, Axar 5)

    It's Boult to bowl over 18 – his last after three at the start.

    Axar Patel comes in after the wicket of Hetmyer, and he gets off the mark with a cut away down wide of third man for four.

    A good over for Mumbai, though. A wicket and 6 runs.

    Boult finishes with 3-30 from 4 overs. Brilliant from him.

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    WICKET!!!! DELHI 137-5

    Boult back into the attack – and he has another wicket.

    A brilliant slower ball bouncer to Hetmyer and he can only cut it straight to Coulter-Nile at short third man.

    Three for Boult now. Heymyer out for 5.

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    OVER 17: DELHI CAPITALS 136-4

    (Iyer 55, Hetmyer 5)

    Bumrah steams in – and Iyer gets a boundary off the first ball with a back foot cover drive that isn't brilliantly timed but still runs away.

    He goes to 50 later in the over with two runs – so a captain's knock from Shreyas when his team needed.

    Time to tee off now, as he cracks the fifth delivery away for four down to point. Short and wide from Bumrah, unlike him.

    My mistake also earlier, Coulter-Nile has one over left as well so we'll see him at some point I imagine.

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    OVER 16: DELHI CAPITALS 125-4

    (Iyer 44, Hetmyer 5)

    A very good over from Yadav and he finishes with figures of 1-25.

    Just three runs off it until Hetmyer lifts the final ball inside out over the covers for four.

    Seven from it – and Bumrah is getting loose again.

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    5 OVERS TO GO

    Yadav will bowl his fourth over.

    We'll have 2 from Bumrah, 1 from Boult and Sharma will have to find one more – from Pollard or Pandya probably.

    A 96-run partnership ends for Delhi, they need a big finish now to give them something to defend.

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    OVER 15: DELHI CAPITALS 118-4

    (Iyer 42, Hetmyer 0)

    Coulter-Nile continues with his third over and it's a successful one for Mumbai.

    Pant gets to 50 in some style – down on one knee and flicking the ball down to fine leg for a one bounce four.

    An excellent time for his first 50 of the tournament in good time as well (35 deliveries).

    He follows up with a top edge over De Kock for four more. Mumbai are scrambling a bit, but Coulter-Nile hits back to dismiss Pant with the last ball of the over.

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    WICKET!!! DELHI 118-4

    Pant goes! He gets to 50 in style, and then tries the same shot again.

    His flick down to deep fine leg finds the man on the boundary and Pant is on his way for an excellent 56 that's got Delhi back into this game.

    Big strike from Coulter-Nile.

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    OVER 14: DELHI CAPITALS 108-3

    (Iyer 41, Pant 48)

    Krunal Pandya is back for a third over and starts with a full toss wide.

    And the over ends in similarly bad fashion for him as he tries to dart one into the pads and pant gets it away down to fine leg.

    Partnership now 86 off 65. I said at the start that Delhi need the likes of Iyer and Pant to fire on the big stage and there doing well so far.

    How far can Delhi go from here? 6 overs left – 60 runs? Up to 168? Is that enough? Time will tell.

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    OVER 13: DELHI CAPITALS 99-3

    (Iyer 39, Pant 42)

    Coulter-Nile back into the attack, so just the 1 over from Bumrah.

    It's a good over too with just five singles and a dot ball to bring some control back for Mumbai.

    And they call for the timeout to compose themselves ahead of a big final push.

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    OVER 12: DELHI CAPITALS 94-3

    (Iyer 37, Pant 39)

    Krunal out of the attack after his expensive over and in comes Pollard for the first time tonight.

    That doesn't stop Pant as he flays the West Indian away for four with a cut behind square.

    Iyer finishes the over with a heave over midwicket into the top tier of the Dubai stands.

    Pant up to 39 and Iyer now 37 – a strong comeback from Delhi.

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    OVER 11: DELHI CAPITALS 81-3

    (Iyer 30, Pant 34)

    Partnership up to 50 – so Sharma turns to Bumrah.

    This is only his second over so expect him to have 2 at the death.

    Delhi keep the strike turning but only six from the over so Bumrah does his job.

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    OVER 10: DELHI CAPITALS 75-3

    (Iyer 26, Pant 32)

    Krunal continues, and Pant breaks the boundary duck with a SIX that crashes into the sightscreen.

    And Pant goes again with a massive SIX over cow corner with the fifth ball.

    Here comes the counter-attack Delhi needed. 16 runs from that over and Pant has come to the party. Mumbai won't want to see him hang around.

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    TIMEOUT

    It's Mumbai's game so far.

    Projected score only gets Delhi up to 131 from here and that will not be enough – they'll have to get their skates on.

    A lot will rest on these two at the crease for Delhi.

    Hetmyer is due in next and he can hit them but one of Iyer or Pant needs to go big.

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    OVER 9: DELHI CAPITALS 59-3

    (Iyer 24, Pant 18)

    Yadav with the final over before the timeout – his third.

    Pant tries dancing down the wicket but can only find the off-side sweeper in the deep, so the wait for a boundary goes on.

    Good running makes it an eight-run over and the partnership is up to a very hard-earned 37.

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    OVER 8: DELHI CAPITALS 51-3

    (Iyer 22, Pant 12)

    Spin from the other end now as Krunal Pandya comes into the attack.

    Mumbai not short of bowling options – that's five now and we haven't seen either Pollard or Hardik Pandya yet.

    Good running from Delhi again, but a very tidy over once more from a Mumbai spinner.

    That's 3 overs from spin now for 15 runs combined. Solid work from Yadav and Krunal – no boundaries in the last 2 overs.

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    OVER 7: DELHI CAPITALS 46-3

    (Iyer 19, Pant 10)

    Change of bowling as Yadav comes back in from the other end to replace Boult.

    Pant ups the urgency, running hard after a cover drive from the second ball and flick to fine leg to follow.

    Iyer finishes the over by trying a ramp over De Kock's head, but misses the ball completely.

    I think De Kock's relieved – he was worried for his safety there judging by the stump mic noises.

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    OVER 6: DELHI CAPITALS 41-3

    (Iyer 19, Pant 5)

    Another bowling change as Coulter-Nile comes in.

    Pant smashes him away through the covers and it's a CHANCE, but put down.

    Harsh to call that a drop from Ishan Kishan – he was full length flying through the air and nearly pulled off a stunner.

    Iyer flicks the fifth ball away fine for a boundary. It had been a good over from NCN up until that point.

    The Aussie finishes well by cramping Iyer for room and forcing a dot ball, so just 6 runs from that over.

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    OVER 5: DELHI CAPITALS 35-3

    (Iyer 14, Pant 4)

    Boult's coming in for a third over and Delhi look to launch a counter attack.

    Iyer flays him away over cover for four off the second delivery, and plays an exquisite back foot cover drive with the fifth delivery that brings the same result.

    Better for Delhi. They need more of this.

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    TRENT ON FIRE

    SunSport cricket correspondent John Etheridge:

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    OVER 4: DELHI CAPITALS 25-3

    (Iyer 5, Pant 3)

    Spin into the attack with immediate reward for Mumbai.

    It's Iyer and Pant at the crease now. Delhi need a big rebuild but I'm not sure that word is in Pant's vocabulary.

    Pant flicks his second ball in the air away to midwicket for two to get off the mark.

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    WICKET!!!!!! DELHI 22-3

    Spin into the attack – and Yadav clean bowls Dhawan.

    A massive heave across the the line as he tries a slog sweep, and his off stump is out of the ground.

    Inspired bowling change from Sharma. Delhi in all sorts of trouble.

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    OVER 3: DELHI CAPITALS 20-2

    (Dhawan 14, Iyer 4)

    Boult again – and Dhawan dances down the track to lash him away over the top for four into the off side.

    An excellent comeback from Boult gets Rahane and brings Iyer to the crease.

    Boult is straight on the case – getting an edge first ball that flies over the slips for FOUR, and following up with a ripper of a bouncer into the ribs that popped in the air, but fell safe.

    Excellent from Boult. When the ball's swinging, I can't think of a better opening T20 bowler.

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    CAPTAIN'S KNOCK?

    Shreyas Iyer in at No 4 – his team need him right now.

    Coach Ricky Ponting looking a tad worried on the bench.

    Mumbai all over Delhi here.

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    WICKET!!!!! DELHI 16-2

    Boult has another. He strangles Rahane down the leg side.

    A faint edge on the way through to De Kock and Rahane doesn't even wait for the umpire's decision.

    What a start from Boult. There were fitness concerns but he's allayed them and started like a house on fire.

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    OVER 2: DELHI CAPITALS 11-1

    (Dhawan 9, Rahane 2)

    Bumrah will open the bowling at the other end (it doesn't get any easier).

    And he gets an EDGE from Dhawan that goes over De Kock and away for a boundary. Heart in mouth moment for Dhawan and Delhi.

    And Bumrah produces another ripper of a yorker that Dhawan jussssst keeps out. That was so similar to the ball that got him in Q1 last week.

    Threatening from Bumrah. Great start for Mumbai.

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