IPL 2017, with all the interesting twists and turns, came to an end with the victory of Mumbai Indians against Rising Pune Supergiant. The team won the title by 1 run in the grand final held at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium, Hyderabad. This victory made Mumbai Indians the first team to win 3 IPL cups. Skipper Rohit Sharma craved his name by becoming the first player to triumph 4 IPL trophies and the first captain to triumph 3 IPLs.
Mumbai scored 129/8 in 20 overs by opting to bat first and setting a target of 130 for Pune. The chase was started well by Pune but the bowlers of Mumbai managed to block the flow of runs in the middle overs and took over the game by 1 run.
And then comes the celebration time by awarding the players for their fair play and efforts. Let’s have a glimpse at the awards and prize amount given to the deserving players.
VIVO Perfect Catch of the Match: Jaydev Unadkat of Rising Pune Supergiant (Rs 1 lakh);
Man of the Match: Krunal Pandya of Mumbai Indians (A trophy and Rs 1 lakh);
YES Bank Maximum Sixes: Krunal Pandya of Mumbai Indians (A trophy and Rs 1 lakh);
FBB Stylish Player of the Day: Shardul Thakur of Rising Pune Supergiants (A trophy and Rs 1 lakh).
VIVO Perfect Catch of the Season: Suresh Raina of Gujarat Lions (A VIVO phone, a trophy, and Rs 10 lakh);
Vodafone Superfast Fifty Award: Kolkata Knight Riders’ Sunil Narine of (A trophy and Rs 10 lakh);
YES Bank Maximum Season Award: Glenn Maxwell of Kings XI Punjab (A trophy and Rs 10 lakh);
Vitara Brezza Glam Shot of the Season: Yuvraj Singh of Sunrisers Hyderabad (A car, a trophy, and Rs 1 lakh);
FBB Stylish Player of the Season: Gautam Gambhir of Kolkata Knight Riders (A trophy and Rs 1 lakh);
Purple Cap: Bhuvneshwar Kumar of Sunrisers Hyderabad (A trophy and Rs 10 lakh);
Orange Cap: David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad (A trophy and Rs 10 lakh);
Fair Play Award: Gujarat Lions (Awarded a trophy to the team);
Most Valuable Player: Ben Stokes of Rising Pune Supergiant (A trophy and Rs 10 lakh);
Emerging Player Award: Basil Thampi of Gujarat Lions (Rs 10 lakh);
Winner of IPL 2017 winner: Mumbai Indians awarded with the winners’ trophy and prize money of Rs 15 crore. The support staff and all the players will receive watches;
Runner-up IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergiant awarded with Rs 10 crore. The support staff and all the players will receive mementos.
Congratulations to the Winners..!!!