Mumbai Indians defeat Bangalore in Champions League final
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|Champions League Twenty20 final, Chennai:|
|Mumbai Indians 139 (20 overs) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore 108 (19.2 overs) by 31 runs|
Mumbai Indians won the Champions League Twenty20 title with a 31-run final victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai.
India Test spinner Harbhajan Singh took 3-20 for Mumbai to dismiss Bangalore for 108 in 19.2 overs, as they chased a seemingly below-par 140.
Yuzvendra Chahal took 2-9 and Lasith Malinga 2-23 in Mumbai's impressive bowling effort.
Kiwi James Franklin had top-scored for the Indians with 41 off 29 balls.
Mumbai were all out for 139 in 20 overs as Raju Bhatkal claimed three for 21 from three overs.
Sri Lankan Tillakaratne Dilshan made a quickfire 27 in response but the rest of the side struggled as the Royal Challengers fell short.
Harbhajan's efforts were timely as he was recently dropped recently dropped from India's one-day side for the forthcoming series against England.
Mumbai succeed New South Wales (2009) and Chennai Super Kings (2010) as Champions League winners.