Mumbai choked CSK in the second fixer between these two teams. Mumbai controlled the match by bowlers by openers and won the match easily. Again CSK didn’t showed that intent they require to win the matches, early wickets, middle order collapsed and low economy slog overs made CSK to reach 114 off 9 wickets.
Sam Curran was the only batsmen to score some runs for Chennai and the surprising fact is he batted on no 7. CSK again made few changes in playing XI and also in roles of the players. They opened today with another new pair of batsmen. CSK changed their opening pair fourth time this year and this decision somewhere not got anything in their fair. Sam Curran who was doing well from last few matches as an opener played today as a finisher.
On the other hand Mumbai Indians entered today on the field with total calculations and planning. Settled Mumbai Indians took 4 wickets off 3 runs and get CSK into difficult position. Without losing momentum Mumbai’s spinner Rahul Chahar took two wickets in middle overs. Sam Curran played brave innings scored 52 off 47 and got out on the last ball of the innings. Dhoni who hold the strings for few minutes got stumped out on Chahar’s delivery.
MI focused on won the match without losing any wickets to improve the net run rate, also Rohit Sharma send his middle order batsmen Ishan Kishan as a opener and he made his decision right with scoring 68 runs off 37 balls with the strike rate of 183.7, 5 sixes and 6 fours. While Quinton De Kock accompanied him and scored 46 off 37 balls. CSK ballers couldn’t even managed to took a single wicket and here they fell short somewhere.
Brief Scores: Chennai Super Kings 114 off 9 (S Curran 52, Boult 4-18, Chahar 2-22) got defeated by Mumbai Indians 116 off 0 (I Kishan 68, De Kock 47) by 10 wickets.