Series of anonymous tweets raises question marks upon IPL-10 final
Mumbai Indians, the trophy lifter of Indian Premier League – 2017, engrossed billions of spectators around the globe in the final match of the tenth season of IPL, marginally defeated Rising Pune Supergiants by a single run in a breathtaking contest.
Soon after the show completed, controversy delivered another wing shadowing the thrill of the tournament. Was the final of IPL – 10 a fixed match?
Ever since its inception back in 2008, Indian Premier League, inarguably the best domestic cricket show on earth, has been tottering with squabbling effects in and outside the field.
Now a series of tweets related to the final match between Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiants blackwashed the glamour of the match revealing the predictions that came true.
The person predicted early in the morning of the match that Rising Pune Supergiants would bowl first in the IPL final no matter which team won the toss. In practical, Mumbai Indians’ skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first although it was likely to be easier to chase totals in this seasons’ tournament.
The next tweet came off regarding West Indian hard hitter Kieron Pollard who hit exactly a single six before being departed scoring 7 runs.
Even the third tweet that revealed righteously where it said there would be no ‘No Balls’ bowled in the prestigious clash.
“Mumbai will bat first and make 120 to 130 run and will win” – the fourth tweet ushered and it was similar things happened in the field.
The anonymous person hit his next prediction right when he said Parthiv Patel would hit under 10 runs and Mumbai Indians’ opener Parthiv managed to score just 4.
Next predictions revealed scores and strike rates of Rahul Tripathi and Steven Smith. Rahul Tripathi was dismissed by Jasprit Bumrah scoring 3 runs while Steve Smith also played under a strike rate of 100.
Rising Pune Supegiant captain Steve Smith scored 50 off 51 balls and he was the highest run scorer of the team which was also tweeted by the anonymous person.
The very last prediction was also came true where it said Mumbai Indians will win the match in the last over.