This is the sixth time the Mumbai team has secured an area within the final of the tournament. In 2010, the team played the ultimate for the primary time where they lost to Chennai Super Kings. After this, in 2013, the team reached the ultimate for the second time and avenged their loss to Chennai to win their first title.
Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals by 57 runs within the first qualifier of the 13th season of the Indian Premier League. With this victory, defending champion Mumbai secured their place within the final of the IPL for the sixth time. Mumbai holds the record for winning the tournament the foremost fourfold .
In the first qualifier of the 13th season played on Thursday (5 November), Mumbai batted first ahead of Delhi to attain 200 runs at the loss of 5 wickets within the scheduled 20 overs. In response, the Delhi team managed to attain 143 runs losing 8 wickets in 20 overs. during this win, 55 runs off 30 balls played by Ishan Kishan and 37 runs off 14 balls of Hardik Pandya was important.