Mumbai Indians players celebrate their 31 run victory over Royal challengers Bangalore in the Champions League Twenty20 final stage Chidambaram MA in Chennai on Sunday. : AFP photo
Harbhajan Singh packed three doors, Mumbai Indians, lift the Twenty20 Champions League title with a 31-run victory over to help Royal challengers Bangalore in the final on Sunday.
Off the spinner of removed hard-hitting Chris Gayle (five), is KOHLI (11) and Daniel Vettori (one) as Mumbai released 108 Bangalore after his a modest 139 on a low, slowly place where stroke making was not easy.
Harbhajan was excellent leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, supported, who took over with 2-9 from three tight ends.
Bangalore, who lost their way after Sri Lanka Tillakaratne Dilshan dominated a 38-run stand for the opening wicket from four acquisitions with Gayle. Dilshan achieved above is a 20-ball 27 cricket Malinga (2-23) rolled out by compatriot.
Mumbai, Tendulkar had Sachin without star batsman due to injury of toe got clinching $2.5 million for the title, while Bangalore home took $1.3 million.
Mumbai saw earlier as a stiff target after the draw to win, if it 105-3 14 on reached, but they lost four wickets for as many runs with left-arm spinner Vettori, whereby two set.
New Zealander James Franklin (41) supported that runs both opener for 24 innings after Mumbai had lost, as he added 41 for the third wicket with Ambati Rayudu (22) and 40 for the next with Suryakumar Yadav (24).
But Mumbai suffered a twin blow when well set Franklin and Yadav were executed within three. Franklin hit two sixes and as many fours in his 29-ball knock.
New Zealander Vettori then hit fourth and last to more pressure on Mumbai, dismissing Kieron Pollard (two) and skipper Harbhajan for no result to finish with 2-30 twice in his.
Seamer Raju Bhatkal was the most successful bowler with 3-21, including two wickets in his third over.