"But the way Dhoni is playing with those 40 runs he got in the last two overs, he can help them win the final", he predicts. Unfortunately for Pune, that was one too many.
While we go towards the final, lets take a look at both the teams performance and their key players.
But when he fell for 51, it was advantage Mumbai, the match coming down to the final ball with the Supergiants needing four runs for victory.
On paper, Pune have the upper hand, considering that the Steve Smith-led side defeated Mumbai thrice in this season, including a comprehensive 20-run win in the crucial first qualifier earlier this week.
Mumbai were given a little bit of a wake up call, losing their qualifier to Rising Pune Supergiants but recovered strongly to beat Kolkata Knight Riders in the second qualifier to make it to their fourth IPL finals.
England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler scored 272 runs in the tournament for Mumbai, while all-rounder Ben Stokes starred for Pune with a maiden Twenty20 century and 12 wickets, but neither was playing in the final after being recalled for the upcoming one-day worldwide series against South Africa. He is expected to play a memorable knock in the final round of the IPL 10 tournament. Mumbai erupted with joy after becoming the only team to win three titles after triumphs in 2013 and 2015. One of the great finishers of the game, he has hit more sixes than boundaries in this season -14 boundaries and 16 sixes, in fact he has hit more sixes compared to boundaries for the first time in this season- maybe the best of Dhoni is yet to come.
It was Krunal Pandya and his heroic efforts till the end which gave some hopes to Mumbai.
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For the game Boston shot just 37 percent (32 of 86) from the field and 29 percent (8 of 27) from beyond the arc. "I didn't see it. But nothing seemed to work as Cleveland shared the ball in the half court and made the Celtics pay with transition 3-pointers.
It was Pune's third win over Mumbai in as many games this season, providing them with an opportunity to win the coveted trophy in only their second season.
Parthiv Patel - IPL 2017 has been best IPL of all the ten editions for the wicketkeeper-batsman as he has scored the highest number of runs this year as compared to his runs in last 9 IPL editions.
Steve Smith's Rising Pune Supergiant eye their maiden Indian Premier League crown as they meet tournament favourites Mumbai Indians in a mouth-watering title clash.
Rohit Sharma's side had gone 129-8 as they were given the task of defending the lowest runs total in the IPL this season.
Jasprit Bumrah of Mumbai Indians celebrates fall of MS Dhoni's wicket during the final match of IPL 2017 between Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiant at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on May 21, 2017.
MS Dhoni has been there, won that, and got the sleeveless T-shirt. Tiwary hoicked it again, only to find Pollard at long-on.
Hardik Pandya is another catch for Mumbai Indians as he is going good with his bowling as well as batting.