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Mumbai Indians won IPL 2015 title by defeating Chennai Super kings

May 25, 2015 09:09 IST

Mumbai IndiansMumbai Indians (MI) on 24 May 2015 won the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). In the final clash played at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, Mumbai Indians defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 41-runs.

This was the second title triumph for Mumbai Indians after their maiden win back in 2013.

Mumbai Indians after being invited to bat first posted a score of 202 for five, while batting second, Chennai Super Kings were able to score just 161 for eight.

With this win, Mumbai Indians joined Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Rider, as a team that has claimed two IPL trophies. Mumbai had won their first title in 2013 at the Eden Gardens, by defeating the Chennai Super Kings. With this defeat, Chennai has lost four finals of 2008, 2012, 2013, 2015 in six appearances.

Man of the Match: Rohit Sharma for his match winning score of 50 in 26 balls
Player of the Tournament: Andre Russell
Orange Cap awarded to: David Warner
Purple Cap awarded to: Dwayne Bravo
Emerging Player of the Season: Shreyas Iyer
Most Valuable Player: Andre Russell

Captains of the two teams
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma
Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni

The previous winners of the IPL are as follows
IPL Season 1: Rajasthan Royals
IPL Season 2: Deccan Chargers
IPL Season 3: Chennai Super Kings
IPL Season 4: Chennai Super Kings
IPL Season 5: Kolkata Knight Riders
IPL Season 6: Mumbai Indians
IPL Season 7: Kolkata Knight Riders

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