Bangalore: This match truly had it all. Rain and a faulty floodlight tower delayed proceedings, fortunes see-sawedall the way, two young Indian batsmen stole the limelight from their millionaire teammates and, finally, a bit of a brawl on the pitch as tempers frayed. It was bound to be tight, with the fight for the last-four stage hotting up. And so it was. Mumbai eventually pulled off a spectacular five-wicket win from a seemingly hopeless situation.
The celebrated Bangalore batting order hardly covered itself in glory after Harbhajan Singh put them in. Chris Gayle, AB DeVilliers and Virat Kohli were non-performers, while Tillakaratne Dilshan huffed and puffed his way to 47 from 50 balls. So tardy was progress that even a 10-ball over from Munaf Patel that went for 21 at the start of the innings wasn't a worry for Mumbai.