Mumbai Indians clinched their third IPL title © BCCI
Mumbai Indians clinched their third IPL title © BCCI

3rd title in Indian Premier League (IPL) for Mumbai Indians (MI), the most by any team in tournament’s history. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have won 2 titles each. Overall, this was MI’s 5th tournament win in T20s (4 in IPL and 1 in CLT20 in 2013-14), the 2nd-most by any team after Sialkot Stallions (8).

1-run margin victory by MI in IPL 2017 final against Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS). This is the smallest win in terms of runs in an IPL final and 3rd in any T20 final. The other T20 finals decided by a 1-run margin were between Mashonaland Eagles and Mid West Rhinos, and Bengal and Hyderabad, both in 2010-11.

0 totals lower than MI’s 129 that were defended successfully in an IPL final. The previous record was 143 by Deccan Chargers (DC) in 2009, against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). MI’s total was also the 3rd-lowest defended successfully in a T20 final. The lowest was 116 by Westerns against Northerns in Metropolitan Bank Twenty20 of 2009, while Maharashtra defended 119 against Hyderabad in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy of 2009-10.

2nd Orange Cap award for David Warner in IPL. Warner scored 641 runs in IPL 10. His first Orange Cap came in 2015. He became the 2nd player to receive the award twice, after Chris Gayle (2011 and 2012). He also became the first captain to do this twice; Sachin Tendulkar (2010) and Virat Kohli (2016) are the only other players to receive this award as captain in a season.

1st instance of a bowler receiving Purple Cap consecutive times — Bhuvneshwar Kumar. He took 26 wickets in this edition of IPL. He also became 2nd bowler to receive this award twice in the tournament’s history after Dwayne Bravo (2013 and 2015).

2nd instance of a player receiving Man of the Series award in IPL in his first season — Ben Stokes. The only other person to do this was Shane Watson in 2008, the first IPL edition. Stokes is also the first England cricketer to receive this award.

2 uncapped players to receive Man of the Match award in an IPL final. Krunal Pandya received this award today. The first to achieve this feat was Manvinder Bisla in 2012.

2nd player from Kerala state to receive Emerging Player of the tournament award — Basil Thampi. The 1st player from Kerala was Sanju Samson for Rajasthan Royals (RR) in 2013. The only season in which a non-Indian player received this award was in 2016 by Mustafizur Rahman for Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).

1 team to have won the IPL title before MI after being on top in the points table of league stage — RR in 2008. MI becomes the 2nd team to achieve this feat. This was also the 2nd instance of a team clinching the title after winning Qualifier 2. SRH are the only other team to win IPL after winning Qualifier 2. MI are now also the only team to win IPL after losing Qualifier 1 twice in the history of IPL. They had earlier done this in 2013.

7th time Rohit was the part of a T20 tournament-winning side. This is the most by any Indian after Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Ravichandran Ashwin (6 each). Rohit has won 2007 World T20, IPL editions of 2009, 2013, 2015 and 2017, 2013-14 CLT20 and 2015-16 Asia Cup T20.

3rd time Rohit won IPL as captain. Dhoni and Gambhir have won 2 each.

2nd Australian player to lose the final as captain in IPL — Steven Smith. 1st Australian to attain this record is George Bailey for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in 2014.

5th team to lose IPL final in first attempt — RPS. The previous four were CSK in 2008, RCB in 2009, MI in 2010 and KXIP in 2014.

0 teams defeating a side in the final after beating them thrice in the same season. RPS had beaten MI thrice in this season but lost against them in the final, which makes it the first such instance.

2nd-lowest total in IPL final — 128 for 6 by RPS. The lowest is 125 for 9 by CSK against MI in 2013. Moreover, MI’s total of 129 for 8 is the lowest batting first and the 3rd-lowest overall.

0 players younger than Washington Sundar to play an IPL final. Sundar was 17 years 228 days when he played the match. The previous record was held by Ravindra Jadeja, who represented RR in the 2008 final at 19 years 178 days.

13 runs conceded by Sundar in his spell of 4 overs, the least by a bowler in an IPL final. His economy rate was 3.25. The previous record was 4.00, jointly held by Anil Kumble (2009 and Ravichandran Ashwin (2011).

24 wickets for Jaydev Unadkat in this IPL, the joint 2nd-most by an Indian bowler in a season. Bhuvneshwar holds the record with 26, also in this season. Harbhajan Singh had scalped 24 wickets in 2013.

5th captain to touch 2,000-run mark in IPL — Rohit. He became the 5th to score 2,000 runs as skipper for a single franchise after MS Dhoni (2,986 for CSK), Virat Kohli (3,016 for RCB), Warner (2,051 for Sunrisers Hyderabad) and Gautam Gambhir (3,035 for KKR).

15 catches by Kieron Pollard this season — the 2nd-most by anyone in a single IPL season as an outfielder. AB de Villiers holds the record, with 19 catches in 2016.