Mumbai: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chairman Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday thanked all the players of every franchise for making the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 possible.
The IPL 2020 began on 19 September with Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) playing horns against each other. The tournament ended on Tuesday as Mumbai Indians defeated Delhi Capital in the final to win their fifth IPL title.
“Along with the office bearers I thank all the players of each IPL team, for going thru the tough bio bubble to make this tournament possible..it was tough mentally, and ur commitment makes Indian cricket what it is @JayShah @ThakurArunS,” Ganguly tweeted.
Mumbai Indians beat Delhi’s Capitals by five wickets and eight balls to reach the final of the tournament at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday.
As a result, the team led by Rohit Sharma won their fifth IPL title. The franchise had earlier won the tournament in 2013, 2015, 2017, and 2019.
In IPL 2020, Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals, SunRisers Hyderabad, and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) qualified for the playoffs.
While, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), Chennai Super Kings (CSK), and Rajasthan Royals finished in the bottom half of the tournament.