Mahendra Singh Dhoni delivered when it mattered the most with his blazing knock of 40* off 26 balls with 5 massive sixes, which finally helped Rising Pune Supergiant beat Mumbai Indians by 20 runs to enter the final of IPL 10.
Mumbai Indians will have another chance to reach the final, as they will take on the winner of eliminator between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders.
Batting first, RPS posted 162/4 in 20 overs. Apart from Dhoni 40*, Rahane 56 and Manoj Tiwary 58 contributed to the total.
Mumbai Indians failed to counter the sharp bowling attack from RPS led by Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur and could manage 142/9 in stipulated 20 overs. Parthiv Patel scored 52. Sundar and Thakur took three wickets each.
Washington Sundar was adjudged ‘Player of the Match’.