Even though the Delhi Capitals have covered all their bases, the skipper had stressed on the fact that IPL 2021 will be testing for his side.
Rohit Sharma played a knock of 68 runs for Mumbai in the finals as the side was chasing a target of 157 while for Delhi, Anrich Nortje scalped two wickets.
Mumbai Indians defeated Delhi Capitals by five wickets and eight balls to spare in the finals of the tournament on Tuesday at the Dubai International Stadium. This is the fifth IPL title win for the Rohit Sharma-led side. The franchise had earlier won the tournament in 2013, 2015, 2017, and 2019.
IPL 2020, DC vs RCB: Delhi Capitals defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets on Monday to finish second in the points table with 16 points and qualify for the playoffs.
Delhi needed 17 runs off the final over, and Axar Patel smashed three sixes in the over bowled by Ravindra Jadeja to hand the Shreyas Iyer-led side a victory.
Nortje was with the Kolkata franchise last season, but a shoulder injury cut short his chances of making an IPL.
In pursuit of a yet another mammoth total in the first innings, Indian batsmen started slogging every ball and were reduced to 450/7 after 111 overs.
Quinton de Kock will captain the T20 squad with Rassie van der Dussen as vice-captain while Temba Bavuma will be the vice-captain to Faf du Plessis in the Test match squad.