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Dazzled by the 'cracking final', cricketing legends laud IPL, MI on Twitter

The cricketing fraternity took to Twitter to react to the roller coaster finale following an eventful IPL season which produced some unprecedented moments on the field

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma with his teammates celebrating with Indian Premier League 2019 winning trophy after win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Final cricket match at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad. Pho
Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma with his teammates celebrating with Indian Premier League 2019 winning trophy after win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Final cricket match at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad. Pho

The IPL never ever fails to deliver drama, gushed former England skipper while for it was a cracker of a game in which prevailed in a heart-stoping finish.

The cricketing fraternity took to to react to the roller coaster finale following an eventful IPL season which produced some unprecedented moments on the field.

Here is what former and current cricketers said on the micro-blogging site.

 






 

Ravichandran Ashwin: Ohhhhh great game of Well done to @mipaltan and @ImRo45. Bad luck to @ChennaiIPL and @msdhoni

Michael Vaughan: The IPL never ever fails to deliver drama ... the last few overs had everything ... Drop catches,Fumbles in the field,Incredible stroke play, Run out & outstanding bowling !!!!

Jonty Rhodes: Woohooo; Mali; u beauty!!!! @mipaltan - now I need a beer to settle my nerves! Nails are chewed!!! Been jumping around. My hotel room for past 10 minutes; what a game: got to love the IPL

Sam Billings: Gutted for the boys.. gave absolutely everything. So proud of everyone again @ChennaiIPL & incredibly lucky to be a part of such an amazing franchise! Such small margins; what a competition the @IPL is! Congrats to @mipaltan on the win.

VVS Laxman: Many congratulations @mipaltan for holding on to your nerves and winning a record 4th IPL. Was a fantastic game of cricket, fitting of a finale.

Kevin Pietersen: HUGE @mipaltan! Yet another OUTSTANDING tournament. The BEST academy for learning our great game, in the world!

Graeme Smith: Insane IPL2k19 privilege to be part of the biggest league in the world! Congrats @mipaltan

JP Duminy: What a game at its best. Congrats @ImRo45 & @mipaltan

Mohammad Kaif: Brilliant calmness under pressure from Mumbai. Bumrah's gesture when De Kock missed the last ball and it went for 4 Byes showed his maturity and calmness and Rohit also handled the pressure extremely well. Well tried Chennai. But congratulations Mumbai on a 4th title

Manoj Tiwary: Unbelievable scenes at Wat a cracker of a final it was. Nail biting finish. Congratulations @mipaltan !! They have beaten 4 times dis season. Amazing record. Wat a way to finish dis season of IPL.

RP Singh: WHAT A MATCH! Worthy of a final. Clash between the titans and @mipaltan emerges as the winner.

Scott Styris: Congrats @ChennaiIPL ... hell Of a campaign in this year's @IPL .. no shame in losing the final by one run. whatafinal Stunning finish to the @IPL . Perfect way to finish a great competition.

First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 11:52 IST