Highlights: IPL 2015 Final - CSK Vs MI in Kolkata

Kolkata, May 24: Mumbai Indians (MI) defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 41 runs to win the Indian Premier League 2015 (IPL 8) title. (Full list of award winners)

Match Scorecard; Match Report; IPL Special

At the Eden Gardens on Sunday night, MI were invited to bat first by skipper MS Dhoni. They made use of good batting conditions scoring 202/5 and then restricted CSK to 161/8.

Rohit gets ready to play a shot against CSK

Here are the highlights of the final

MI - Sixes: 12; Fours: 16; Top scorer: Lendl Simmons 68 (45 balls, 8x4, 3x6)

First 6 overs (powerplay) - MI 61/1

MI - 50 in 5.1 overs; 100 in 10.1; 150 in 16; 200 in 19.5

Most expensive over for MI - 17th over by Ashish Nehra - 23 runs scored

CSK - Sixes: 6; Fours: 16; Top scorer: Dwayne Smith 57 off 48 (9x4, 1x6)

First 6 overs - CSK 31/1

CSK - 50 in 8 overs; 100 in 13.4; 150 in 19.4

Most wickets in the match - Mitchell McCleneghan 3/25 in 4 overs

Man-of-the-final: Rohit Sharma

# This was MI's second IPL title. They had won in 2013, defeating the same opponent at the same venue

# MI have now become the 3rd team to win the IPL trophy 2 times. They joined KKR (2012 and 2014) and CSK (2010 and 2011)

# For the last 5 seasons, including this year, the team that finished 2nd in league table went on to win the crown

# Dwayne Smith was CSK's top scorer with 57. The next best was from Suresh Raina with 28

# Captain MS Dhoni was out for 18

# Left-arm paceman Mitchell McCleneghan was the most successful bowler for MI with 3/25 in 4 overs. Lasith Malinga and Harbhajan Singh took 2 wickets each

# CSK were never in the hunt to chase down 203. They managed just 31/1 in opening 6 overs and were always far behind the required run rate

# CSK skipper Dhoni won the toss and chose to field

# Parthiv Patel was run out for a duck in the opening over. Faf du Plessis' brilliant diving underarm flick from mid-on found Parthiv short of crease

# After being reduced to 1/1 in 1 over, both Lendl Simmons and Rohit Sharma counter attacked

# Simmons-Rohit partnership for the 2nd wicket was worth 119 runs in 11.1 overs

# Simmons hit his 6th half century this season. His 50 came off 35 balls. He was out for 68 off 45 (8x4, 3x6)

# Rohit raced to his fifty off 25 balls but was dismissed off the next ball upon reaching the milestone. He made 50 off 26 with 6 fours and 2 sixes

# Kieron Pollard smashed 36 off 18 with 2 fours and 3 sixes

# Ambati Rayudu hit 36 not out off 24 with 3 sixes

# Dwayne Bravo was CSK's highest wicket-taker in the match with 2/36 in 4 overs

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