Mumbai Indians (MI) lock horns with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the final of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Sunday (May 12). Both MI and CSK are looking to lift the record fourth IPL title.
Mumbai Super Kings, captained by Rohit Sharma will lock horns with Chennai Super Kings captained by M.S Dhoni will lock horns with each other at the IPL Finale, 2019 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on 12th May, Sunday.
Whoever wins this will walk with INR 20 Crore prize money – 50% of which will be divided among the players while the rest goes to the franchise.
The runner up will receive INR 12.5 crores and mementoes.
IPL also has a tonne of individual prizes for the best in their respective fields of batting, bowling, fielding and more. Here’s more about the awards:
1. Emerging Player Award – This award is given to a player who have played 5 or fewer test matches or 20 ODI’s or lesser, 25 or lesser IPL matches when the season starts and is born after 1st April, 1993. If he hasn’t won the award previously only then is the player eligible to win the award. He will walk away with a trophy and INR 10 lakh.
2. Best Batsman Award: The player who scores the most runs throughout the entire season will hold the orange cap and be given an INR 10 lakh prize money. In IPL, 2019, Sunrises Hyderabad’s David Warner will get this award as he has 692 runs in 12 matches. There is no chance at this stage for anyone to overtake him.
3. Best Bowler Award: The bowler with the most wickets will get the purple cap and a prize money of INR 10 Lakh. Currently Kagiso Rababda of the Delhi Captains with his 25 wickets is leading, followed by Imran Tahir from CSK with 24 wickets. If in today’s match, Imran Tahir takes 2 wickets or more, he will win this award. If it’s a tie, the player with the lowest economy rate will get the award.
4.Most Valuable Player Award: The player who has hit the highest points that is counted with fours, sixes, wickets, bowling dot balls, taking catches and completing stumping’s will win the title of Most Valuable Player, get a trophy and Rs 10 Lakh prize money.
5. VIVO Perfect Catch of the Season: the player who caught the most stunning catch will trophy along with a prize money of Rs 10 lakh and also a VIVO Phone.
6. Harrier Super Striker Awards: The batsman with the highest batting strike rate of the season having played a minimum of 7 matches in the season and faced a minimum of 100 balls will be awarded a trophy and a Harrier SUV car.
7. Fbb Stylish Player of the Season Award: The player who seen as showcasing the most flair on the field will get Rs 10 lakh prize money.
8. Dream11 Game Changer Award: The player who changed the outcomes of the matches with their performances will get an INR 10 lakh prize money.