Mumbai Indians defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 23 runs in the final of the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to clinch the trophy at the iconic Eden Gardens here on Sunday.
Chasing Mumbai Indians 148 for nine, CSK were restricted to 125 for nine in their 20 overs.
Skipper MS Dhoni fought hard with his unbeaten 63 runs. He hit three boundaries and five sixes in his innings.
Earlier, Mumbai Indians posted a moderate total of 148 runs at the loss of nine wickets in 20 overs.
Pollard´s unbeaten 60-run knock gave Mumbai a competitive score despite a disastrous start in Kolkata.
Mohit Sharma and Albie Morkel did some early damage with the new ball as they reduced Mumbai Indians to 16 for 3 3.2 overs.