Woah, what a game. An antidote to all the boredom that held us hostage in the play-offs. A nail-biter, if ever there was one. 129 was never enough. Pune needed 47 off their last 5 overs, almost chasing Munbai's 48 in their last five.
And look how a run mattered. The game turned inside-out in the eighteenth over, in Bumrah's penultimate, as Dhoni, the uber celebrated finisher, edged one behind. Pune were still in, with 30 needed off the last three. Smith was there, making room, shuffling across and clipping Malinga's fierce yorkers for runs. And then he hit that six in Bumrah's last over: I thought that was it. 13 off 7, Pune will win - they should! - until Mitchell Johnson found himself on a hat-trick. And that after Tiwary's first-ball four. He went, Smith followed, and Mumbai had their hands on the trophy.