Mumbai Indians faced Chennai Super Kings in the first and opening match of IPL 2020 which resulted in the victory of Chennai Super Kings. Chennai Super Kings won by 5 wickets against Mumbai Indians in the first match of IPL 2020 in UAE.
MATCH SUMMARY :
MUMBAI INDIANS Scorecard :
ROHIT SHARMA – 12 (10) c Sam curran b piyush chawla
QUINTON DE KOCK – 33 (20) C SHANE WATSON b Sam Curran
SURYAKUMAR YADAV – 17 (15) c Sam curran b Deepak chaha
SOURABH TIWARI – 42 (30) c Faf du plesis b Ravindra jadeja
HARDIK PANDYA – 14 (9) c Faf du plesis b Ravindra jadeja
KIERON POLLARD – 18 (14) c Ms Dhoni b Lungi Ngidi
KUNAL PANDYA – 3 (3) c Ms Dhoni b Lungi Ngidi
JAMES PATTINSON – 11 (8) c Faf du Plesis b Lungi Ngidi
RAHUL CHAHAR – 2* (4)
TRENT BOULT – 0 (1) b Deepak Chahar
JASPRIT BUMRAH – 5* (2)
TOTAL – 162 /9
DEEPAK CHAHAR = 32/2 (4), SAM CURRAN = 28/1 (4), Lungi ngidi = 38/3 (4), Piyush chawla = 21/ 1 (4), Ravindra jadeja 42/2 (4).
CHENNAI SUPER KINGS SCORECARD :
MURALI VIJAY – 1 (7) ibw b James Pattinson
SHANE WATSON – 4 (5) ibw b Trent Boult
FAF DU PLESIS – 58* (44)
AMBATI RAYUDU- 71 (48) c & b Rahul Chahar
RAVINDRA JADEJA – ibw b Kunal Pandya
SAM CURRAN – 18 (6) c James Pattinson b Jasprit Bumrah
MAHENDRA SINGH DHONI – 0* (2)
TOTAL – 166/5
TRENT BOULT = 23/1 (3.2), James Pattinson = 27/1 (4), Rahul Chahar = 36/1 (4), Kunal Pandya = 27/1 (4).
During the first power play, Mumbai Indians looked very balanced because rohit sharma and Quainton de kock were playing aggressively. But piyush chawla, with his great spin, took the big wicket of Rohit Sharma and after some time Sam curran took the wicket of Quinton de kock.
Before first timeout and after powerplay, SOURABH TIWARI took an aggressive approach and dealt in boundaries.
Between first timeout and second timeout, piyush chawla was the most successful bowler for Chennai Super Kings by giving just 21 runs and 1 wicket. While hardik pandya, who was dealing in boundaries got out soon after SOURABH TIWARI got out.
DURING THE last four overs, Chennai Super Kings took an epic comeback by taking hunge wicket of Kieron pollard and the tail of Mumbai Indians got collapsed soon after the wicket of Kieron pollard.
Mumbai Indians managed to score 162 runs despite of a fabulous start given by Quinton de kock and SOURABH TIWARI. Csk’s bowling was not good earlier during the match but Lungi ngidi and Deepak Chahar helped CSK to restrict Mumbai Indians below the score of 170.
For Chennai Super Kings, Shane Watson and murali vijay opened, facing Trent Boult and JAMES PATTINSON.
BUT trent Boult and Pattinson ‘s fabulous bowling took early breakthroughs for Mumbai Indians by sending both the openers to pavilion.
But Ambati rayudu and faf du plesis helped Chennai Super Kings to accelerate the innings fast and smoothly. Despite a good bowling attack, Mumbai Indians struggled to tackle these two batsmen.
Ambati rayudu was playing aggressively and dealing in boundaries, while faf du plesis was rotating the strike and helped Ambati rayudu to bat aggressively.
In turn, Mumbai Indians took important wickets of Ambati rayudu and Ravindra Jadeja but due to Sam Curran’s aggressive batting at the end led CSK victorious against Mumbai Indians by 5 WICKETS.
The match was pretty interesting, BOTH sides played well but Chennai Super Kings’ batting took the match away from Mumbai Indians. Despite a great start by openers of Mumbai Indians, Mumbai Indians couldn’t scored decent runs on board and that’s the reason for Chennai Super Kings to won the match with 5 wickets and four balls remaining.
Both teams are most popular teams of IPL with Mumbai Indians having 4 titles and Chennai Super Kings having 3 titles. Csk would like to take this momentum to their next matches, while Mumbai Indians would like to do some changes in their playing squad. Mumbai Indians would introduce spinners in the upcoming matches of IPL. Stay healthy and happy.
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