Dwayne Smith and the little master, Sachin Tendulkar, gave Mumbai Indians a solid start that enabled their team to win the 2nd semi final vs. Trinidad & Tobago.
An attacking ton from the rising star of the Indian cricket, Shikhar Dhawan, and a devastating fast bowling from Jaydev Unadkat crushed Zimbabwe in the 2nd ODI.
A destructive sixth wicket partnership between Dinesh Karthik and MS Dhoni followed by a lethal bowling spell by Umesh Yadav crushed the Australians at Cardiff.
India took off excellently for the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy as Virat Kohli and Dinesh Karthik plundered tons vs. Sri Lanka and triumphed in the warm-up match.
Harbhajan Singh picked important wickets and Dwayne Smith batted excellently vs. Rajasthan Royals as Mumbai Indians reserved their place in the final of IPL.
A stormy knock of 66 from the master blaster, Kieron Pollard, put Sunrisers Hyderabad back into their shells as Mumbai Indians achieved the target comfortably.
The strong batting line of Royal Challengers Bangalore crumbled against the devastating bowling of Mumbai Indians who became triumphant at their home ground.