After the dust settled in Dubai following nearly two months of hot and heavy action, the Indian T20 League 2020 season finale culminated in a record fifth title for Mumbai, as they got the better of first-time finalists Delhi by five wickets.
The series offered a much-needed dose of escape and entertainment to the masses and kept their minds off the pandemic for a few hours every day, and as such, the reactions to the eventual victors flooded social media.
We round up the best reactions to Mumbai's triumph:
Ab to aadat si hai sabko aise dhone ki.— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) November 10, 2020
The best T 20 franchisee in the world and the best captain in the format. Deserving winners , Mumbai Indians, koi shak.
Amazingly well organised tournament despite various challenges.#IPLfinal pic.twitter.com/yYkRqKtoxQ
I hold my head high as a Mumbaikar. Thank you @mipaltan for making us feel on top of the world even when you didn’t have us cheering you on in the stands. Real Champions make victory seem easy, even though winning requires back-breaking work! https://t.co/hFadXhU80I— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) November 10, 2020
Congratulations to the once again champions @mipaltan 👏— Vinod Kambli (@vinodkambli349) November 10, 2020
Can't remember any team winning the @IPL title with such ease.
No doubt, they were the best side this year with some extraordinary performances!#IPLFinal
Mumbai Indians 🤝 Winning IPL— Shai Hope (@shaidhope) November 10, 2020
Let's not forget to congratulate @SGanguly99, @JayShah, Brijesh Patel and all the @BCCI and @IPL staff for organising such a massive event against all odds. Dada kept his promise like always.👏🙌#IPLfinal #Ipl2020 pic.twitter.com/hh8Up0XQ2R— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) November 10, 2020
#Mi isn’t just the best team in the #IPL, they’re the best team on the planet. Head and shoulders above the rest. Winning the crown is difficult...defending it is even tougher. Only the second team to do so in the IPL. 👏👏— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) November 10, 2020
Really enjoyed watching this years @IPL in Dubai,didn’t think it would work without the passionate Indian fans,but it has provided a lot of entertainment for cricket fans in India and around the World— Mick Quinn (@mickquinn1089) November 10, 2020
I did have a small investment on the winners @mipaltan
Weighed in 🏏
And once again amchi @mipaltan is the champion!— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) November 10, 2020
Congratulations team #MumbaiIndians for clinching the IPL title for the fifth time !@ImRo45 , you have been a great captain.
Proud of you all !#IPLfinal2020
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